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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gigabit-Capable Passive Optical Network (G-PON)
Rank 646 624 620
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -4
Contract jobs citing GPON 1 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.021% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.012% 0.14% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 0
Median daily rate - £290 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £290 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50

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
8557 8364 7308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.39% 14.98% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5190 4560 3874
Median daily rate £388 £350 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -0.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 465 401
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.70 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £46.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +41.72%

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 26 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 3 (60.00%) Project Management
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) VDSL
2 2 (40.00%) Network Design
2 2 (40.00%) Business Development
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Presales
2 2 (40.00%) DOCSIS
3 1 (20.00%) Virgin Media
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Customer Insight
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Network Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) PMI
3 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (20.00%) AutoCAD
3 1 (20.00%) ArcGIS
3 1 (20.00%) Back Office
3 1 (20.00%) BT
3 1 (20.00%) NEC

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 1 (20.00%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DOCSIS
1 2 (40.00%) VDSL
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Network Planner
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Rollout Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Rollout Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Business Development
2 2 (40.00%) Network Design
2 2 (40.00%) Presales
3 1 (20.00%) Customer Insight
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Network Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 1 (20.00%) BT
1 1 (20.00%) NEC
1 1 (20.00%) Virgin Media