The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Berkshire region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Loop Unbundling (LLU)
Rank 120 116 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing LLU 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.082% 0.12% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.32% 0.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£271 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.20% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £271 £313 -
% change year-on-year
-13.20% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
634 618 962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.90% 25.63% 30.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 209 191
Average daily rate £325 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £140 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 45
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% -21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.44% -2.00%
LLU
South East

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 11 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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%) PRINCE2
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) QA

LLU
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) OSS Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Coordinator
2 1 (33.33%) Project Coordinator
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA