The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 30 March 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)
England / London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 396 430 418
Rank change year-on-year +34 -12  
Contract jobs citing GGSN 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.020% 0.018% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.14% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £500 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £305 £110
% change year-on-year - +177.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2438 2875 2910
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 12.37% 12.74% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1617 1951 1872
Median daily rate £445 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +8.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 56 85
Median hourly rate £40.00 £21.34 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.44% +6.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £12.88 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.25 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

GGSN
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

GGSN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GGSN in London

GGSN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GGSN in London

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 London region with a requirement for GGSN.

1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) GPRS
1 6 (75.00%) GSM
1 6 (75.00%) UMTS
1 6 (75.00%) VoIP
1 6 (75.00%) SMTP
1 6 (75.00%) DHCP
1 6 (75.00%) SNMP
1 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (75.00%) DNS
1 6 (75.00%) Front Office
1 6 (75.00%) Back Office
1 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
1 6 (75.00%) Validation
1 6 (75.00%) Network Design
1 6 (75.00%) Huawei
1 6 (75.00%) Statistics
1 6 (75.00%) Problem Management
1 6 (75.00%) Fault Management
1 6 (75.00%) LTE
1 6 (75.00%) Network Management
1 6 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 6 (75.00%) Capacity Management
1 6 (75.00%) Functional Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
1 6 (75.00%) People Management
1 6 (75.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 6 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) SGSN

GGSN
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 6 (75.00%) DHCP
1 6 (75.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 6 (75.00%) DNS
1 6 (75.00%) GPRS
1 6 (75.00%) GSM
1 6 (75.00%) LTE
1 6 (75.00%) SMTP
1 6 (75.00%) SNMP
1 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (75.00%) UMTS
1 6 (75.00%) VoIP
2 2 (25.00%) SGSN
General
1 6 (75.00%) Back Office
1 6 (75.00%) Front Office
1 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Back Office Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Capacity Management
1 6 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 6 (75.00%) Fault Management
1 6 (75.00%) Functional Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
1 6 (75.00%) Network Design
1 6 (75.00%) Network Management
1 6 (75.00%) People Management
1 6 (75.00%) Problem Management
1 6 (75.00%) Statistics
1 6 (75.00%) Validation
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (25.00%) PMP
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Huawei