The table below looks at the statistics for LLU skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LLU over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Rank - 122 119
Contract jobs citing LLU 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.080% 0.083%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.31% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £271 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £271 £314
% change year-on-year
- -13.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.35 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
572 644 653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.29% 25.74% 26.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 217 222
Average daily rate £325 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £215 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 13 23
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £42.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

LLU
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LLU across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LLU Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

LLU
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LLU across the Berkshire region.

LLU Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

LLU
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing LLU 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 LLU.

1 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) ADSL
3 1 (25.00%) Broadband
3 1 (25.00%) ISDN
3 1 (25.00%) PSTN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) BT
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) Fault Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Entry
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management

LLU
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing LLU 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 LLU. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) ADSL
2 1 (25.00%) Broadband
2 1 (25.00%) ISDN
2 1 (25.00%) PSTN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Coordinator
2 2 (50.00%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Fault Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Entry
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) BT
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco