The table below looks at the statistics for GPON skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GPON over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gigabit-Capable Passive Optical Network (G-PON)
Rank 610 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GPON 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.012% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
8189 7193 8881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.50% 13.46% 15.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4449 3894 4022
Average daily rate £360 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 416 690
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

GPON
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GPON within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing GPON also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GPON.

1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) SNMP
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) xDSL
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture

GPON
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing GPON also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GPON. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SNMP
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) xDSL
General
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Implementation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++