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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gigabit-Capable Passive Optical Network (G-PON)
UK
Rank 561 614 615
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +1
Contract jobs citing GPON 20 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.008% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.30% 0.054% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £260 £300 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +2.56%
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £300 £293
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +2.56%
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
6749 7373 7500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.32% 14.52% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4126 4286 4243
Median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 348 367 417
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +19.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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 7 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 22 January 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 +53 20 £260 -13.33%
West Midlands - 11 - -
Solihull - 11 - -
South East - 8 £260 -
Surrey - 7 £260 -
Guildford - 5 £260 -
Berkshire - 1 £275 -

GPON
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 29 (82.86%) Telecoms
2 11 (31.43%) ADSL
2 11 (31.43%) GSM
2 11 (31.43%) LAN
2 11 (31.43%) PSTN
2 11 (31.43%) SDH
2 11 (31.43%) WAN
2 11 (31.43%) Cisco
2 11 (31.43%) Juniper
2 11 (31.43%) DWDM
2 11 (31.43%) DSLAM
2 11 (31.43%) xDSL
3 9 (25.71%) Presales
4 8 (22.86%) Project Management
4 8 (22.86%) Migration
5 6 (17.14%) Degree
5 6 (17.14%) Network Design
6 5 (14.29%) GIS
6 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 3 (8.57%) CAD
7 3 (8.57%) Ericsson
7 3 (8.57%) Finance
7 3 (8.57%) sed
8 2 (5.71%) Huawei
8 2 (5.71%) BT
8 2 (5.71%) AutoCAD
9 1 (2.86%) DOCSIS
9 1 (2.86%) Nokia
9 1 (2.86%) VDSL
9 1 (2.86%) Marketing

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 (5.71%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) ADSL
1 11 (31.43%) DSLAM
1 11 (31.43%) DWDM
1 11 (31.43%) GSM
1 11 (31.43%) LAN
1 11 (31.43%) PSTN
1 11 (31.43%) SDH
1 11 (31.43%) WAN
1 11 (31.43%) xDSL
2 1 (2.86%) DOCSIS
2 1 (2.86%) VDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) GIS
General
1 29 (82.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.57%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Network Support
1 7 (20.00%) Quantity Surveyor
2 6 (17.14%) Technical Support
3 5 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Designer
6 2 (5.71%) NOC Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Radio Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Telecoms Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Engagement Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Field Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Field Support Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Network Field Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Products Support Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Service Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Product Support
7 1 (2.86%) Telecoms Quantity Surveyor
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Presales
2 8 (22.86%) Migration
2 8 (22.86%) Project Management
3 6 (17.14%) Network Design
4 3 (8.57%) CAD
5 1 (2.86%) Customer Insight
5 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) sed
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
2 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Cisco
1 11 (31.43%) Juniper
2 3 (8.57%) Ericsson
3 2 (5.71%) BT
3 2 (5.71%) Huawei
4 1 (2.86%) Nokia
4 1 (2.86%) Virgin Media