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 23 July 2016 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gigabit-Capable Passive Optical Network (G-PON)
Rank 623 643 626
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -17
Contract jobs citing GPON 21 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% 0.013% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £400 £310 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -22.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £310 £400
% change year-on-year
- -22.50%
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
8769 7988 7399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.20% 14.03% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5340 4557 3928
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 427 475 425
Median hourly rate £28.50 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.02% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+37.04% +7.62%

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 5 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 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -11 14 £400 +29.03%
London - 13 £400 -
South East -2 1 - -
Guildford - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -

GPON
Top 29 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 19 (86.36%) Telecoms
2 14 (63.64%) VDSL
2 14 (63.64%) DOCSIS
3 13 (59.09%) B2B
4 7 (31.82%) AutoCAD
4 7 (31.82%) ArcGIS
4 7 (31.82%) Smallworld
4 7 (31.82%) Network Design
4 7 (31.82%) Business Development
4 7 (31.82%) Presales
4 7 (31.82%) QGIS
5 6 (27.27%) GIS
5 6 (27.27%) Finance
5 6 (27.27%) CAD
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL
6 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.55%) Windows
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco
6 1 (4.55%) Intel
6 1 (4.55%) PMP
6 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (4.55%) BT
6 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) Retail
6 1 (4.55%) Network Planning
6 1 (4.55%) APMP
6 1 (4.55%) Degree
6 1 (4.55%) QA

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (31.82%) ArcGIS
1 7 (31.82%) Smallworld
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 14 (63.64%) DOCSIS
1 14 (63.64%) VDSL
2 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) QGIS
2 6 (27.27%) GIS
General
1 19 (86.36%) Telecoms
2 6 (27.27%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Build Manager
1 7 (31.82%) Operations Manager
1 7 (31.82%) Planning Manager
2 1 (4.55%) Architect
2 1 (4.55%) IT Architect
2 1 (4.55%) Network Planner
2 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) B2B
2 7 (31.82%) Business Development
2 7 (31.82%) Network Design
2 7 (31.82%) Presales
3 6 (27.27%) CAD
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) Network Planning
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) APMP
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
1 1 (4.55%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) BT
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco
1 1 (4.55%) Intel