The table below looks at the statistics for GPON skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GPON over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gigabit-Capable Passive Optical Network (G-PON)
UK
Rank 580 613 605
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -8
Contract jobs citing GPON 16 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.010% 0.027%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% 0.067% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 12
Median daily rate £300 £300 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
- +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6822 7439 7771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.04% 14.55% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4239 4402 4279
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 310 449
Median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.00 £12.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £43.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

GPON
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing GPON as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

GPON Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GPON
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GPON within the UK.

GPON Daily Rate Trend in the UK

GPON
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GPON within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 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
England +56 16 £300 -
West Midlands - 11 - -
Solihull - 11 - -
South East - 5 £300 -
Surrey - 4 - -
Guildford - 3 - -
Chichester - 1 £300 -
West Sussex - 1 £300 -

GPON
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GPON also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for GPON.

1 33 (84.62%) Telecoms
2 11 (28.21%) DSLAM
2 11 (28.21%) ADSL
2 11 (28.21%) GSM
2 11 (28.21%) LAN
2 11 (28.21%) PSTN
2 11 (28.21%) SDH
2 11 (28.21%) WAN
2 11 (28.21%) Cisco
2 11 (28.21%) Juniper
2 11 (28.21%) DWDM
2 11 (28.21%) xDSL
3 9 (23.08%) Presales
4 8 (20.51%) Migration
5 7 (17.95%) Project Management
5 7 (17.95%) Degree
5 7 (17.95%) Network Design
6 5 (12.82%) GIS
6 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
7 4 (10.26%) Finance
7 4 (10.26%) Ericsson
8 3 (7.69%) CAD
8 3 (7.69%) B2B
8 3 (7.69%) BT
8 3 (7.69%) sed
8 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (5.13%) Huawei
9 2 (5.13%) Virgin Media
9 2 (5.13%) AutoCAD
10 1 (2.56%) DOCSIS

GPON
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 2 (5.13%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) ADSL
1 11 (28.21%) DSLAM
1 11 (28.21%) DWDM
1 11 (28.21%) GSM
1 11 (28.21%) LAN
1 11 (28.21%) PSTN
1 11 (28.21%) SDH
1 11 (28.21%) WAN
1 11 (28.21%) xDSL
2 1 (2.56%) DOCSIS
2 1 (2.56%) VDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) GIS
General
1 33 (84.62%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.26%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Quantity Surveyor
2 7 (17.95%) Network Support
3 6 (15.38%) Technical Support
4 5 (12.82%) Network Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Designer
7 2 (5.13%) NOC Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Radio Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Telecoms Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Field Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Field Support Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Network Field Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Products Support Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Technical Product Support
8 1 (2.56%) Telecoms Quantity Surveyor
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Presales
2 8 (20.51%) Migration
3 7 (17.95%) Network Design
3 7 (17.95%) Project Management
4 3 (7.69%) B2B
4 3 (7.69%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) sed
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Degree
2 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Cisco
1 11 (28.21%) Juniper
2 4 (10.26%) Ericsson
3 3 (7.69%) BT
4 2 (5.13%) Huawei
4 2 (5.13%) Virgin Media
5 1 (2.56%) Nokia