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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Loop Unbundling (LLU)
Rank 121 121 131
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Contract jobs citing LLU 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.079% 0.19% 0.076%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% 0.70% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate £188 £188 £113
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £188 £113
% change year-on-year
- +66.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 - -
LLU
South East

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
560 712 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.04% 26.90% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 319 231
Average daily rate £363 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 38
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.65 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £42.20 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LLU within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury +6 1 £188 -
Reading - 1 - -
LLU
South East

LLU
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (100.00%) ADSL
1 3 (100.00%) Broadband
1 3 (100.00%) ISDN
1 3 (100.00%) PSTN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms

LLU
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) ADSL
1 3 (100.00%) Broadband
1 3 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) ISDN
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) PSTN
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Coordinator
1 3 (100.00%) Project Coordinator
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco