Period
to 22 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for SGSN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SGSN over the 6 months to 22 July 2018 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.

Serving GPRS Support Node (SGSN)
England > London
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 631 590 614
Rank change year-on-year -41 +24 0
Contract jobs citing SGSN 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.002% 0.009% 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.018% 0.082% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
London median daily rate - £375 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -25.00% -
England median daily rate £240 £319 £305
% change year-on-year -24.71% +4.51% -23.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year -5.56% - -

SGSN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5,634 4,867 6,084
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.22% 11.53% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,907 3,227 4,149
London median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £208 £236 £238
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 137 93
London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.16 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.46% +3.20% +6.41%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.84 £10.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £50.00 £47.45
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.69 £25.00
% change year-on-year +7.01% -25.24% +21.95%

SGSN
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing SGSN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for SGSN in London

SGSN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SGSN in London

SGSN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SGSN in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SGSN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for SGSN.

1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) AWK
1 1 (100.00%) RNC
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) GGSN
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (100.00%) VoLTE
1 1 (100.00%) VoWiFi
1 1 (100.00%) Self-Motivation

SGSN
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) GGSN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (100.00%) RNC
1 1 (100.00%) VoLTE
1 1 (100.00%) VoWiFi
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) AWK
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) VMware