The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for GGSN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GGSN over the 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Gateway GPRS Support Node (GGSN)
UK / England
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 568 617 609
Rank change year-on-year +49 -8  
Contract jobs citing GGSN 13 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.030% 0.045% 0.031%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.30% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 3
Median daily rate - £305 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -23.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £305 £110
% change year-on-year - +177.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - -

GGSN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 5912 7671 7746
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 13.84% 14.90% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3584 4730 4297
Median daily rate £403 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +5.86% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 344 308 410
Median hourly rate £24.86 £26.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.18% -5.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.32 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -31.57% +16.66%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing GGSN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for GGSN in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing GGSN in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for GGSN in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing GGSN in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for GGSN in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GGSN within the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +14 9 - - 2
London +36 4 - -
GGSN
UK

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GGSN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for GGSN.

1 16 (84.21%) UMTS
1 16 (84.21%) VoIP
1 16 (84.21%) GSM
1 16 (84.21%) Telecoms
2 15 (78.95%) LTE
2 15 (78.95%) Diameter Protocol
3 13 (68.42%) SGSN
4 9 (47.37%) Multithreading
4 9 (47.37%) MGW
4 9 (47.37%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 9 (47.37%) Asterisk PBX
4 9 (47.37%) GCC
4 9 (47.37%) GDB
4 9 (47.37%) Cross-Platform Development
4 9 (47.37%) Trac
4 9 (47.37%) Subversion
4 9 (47.37%) Software Engineering
4 9 (47.37%) RANAP
4 9 (47.37%) Wireshark
4 9 (47.37%) PBX
4 9 (47.37%) Cisco
4 9 (47.37%) RTP
4 9 (47.37%) C++
4 9 (47.37%) STL
4 9 (47.37%) Linux
4 9 (47.37%) OO
5 7 (36.84%) GPRS
5 7 (36.84%) Huawei
5 7 (36.84%) Validation
5 7 (36.84%) Back Office

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Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 16 (84.21%) GSM
1 16 (84.21%) UMTS
1 16 (84.21%) VoIP
2 15 (78.95%) Diameter Protocol
2 15 (78.95%) LTE
3 13 (68.42%) SGSN
4 9 (47.37%) Asterisk PBX
4 9 (47.37%) MGW
4 9 (47.37%) PBX
4 9 (47.37%) RANAP
4 9 (47.37%) RTP
4 9 (47.37%) Wireshark
5 7 (36.84%) GPRS
6 6 (31.58%) DHCP
6 6 (31.58%) DNS
6 6 (31.58%) SMTP
6 6 (31.58%) SNMP
6 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
7 1 (5.26%) SS7
7 1 (5.26%) TCAP
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) GCC
1 9 (47.37%) GDB
1 9 (47.37%) Subversion
1 9 (47.37%) Trac
General
1 16 (84.21%) Telecoms
2 7 (36.84%) Back Office
3 6 (31.58%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) C++ Software Engineer
1 9 (47.37%) Software Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Back Office Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Telecoms Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Telecoms Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Core Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Data Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 9 (47.37%) STL
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Cross-Platform Development
1 9 (47.37%) Multithreading
1 9 (47.37%) OO
1 9 (47.37%) Software Engineering
2 7 (36.84%) Validation
3 6 (31.58%) Capacity Management
3 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
3 6 (31.58%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (31.58%) Fault Management
3 6 (31.58%) Functional Testing
3 6 (31.58%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (31.58%) Network Design
3 6 (31.58%) Network Management
3 6 (31.58%) People Management
3 6 (31.58%) Problem Management
3 6 (31.58%) Statistics
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
1 2 (10.53%) PMP
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Cisco
2 7 (36.84%) Huawei
3 1 (5.26%) Nokia Networks
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