Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for GPON skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GPON over the 6 months to 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Gigabit-Capable Passive Optical Network (G-PON)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 204 -
Rank change year-on-year +19 - +173
Contract jobs citing GPON 3 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.062% 0.12% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.39% 0.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median daily rate - - -
England median daily rate £268 £275 £293
% change year-on-year -2.73% -5.98% -26.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

GPON is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 773 819 598
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.06% 13.91% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 425 294
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £160 £203 £185
90th Percentile £506 £539 £500
England median daily rate £408 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +1.75% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 33 57
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.16 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +101.03% -14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £12.15 £10.05 £10.73
90th Percentile £44.20 £40.24 £40.10
England median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -15.56% +7.14% +5.00%

GPON
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing GPON as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for GPON in the West Midlands

GPON
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GPON within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Solihull +6 2 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
GPON
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for GPON.

1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) SDH
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) B2B
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) DWDM
3 1 (33.33%) DSL
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Front Office
3 1 (33.33%) Back Office
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) xDSL
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server

GPON
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SDH
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) DSL
2 1 (33.33%) DWDM
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) xDSL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Back Office
2 1 (33.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) B2B
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft