The table below looks at the statistics for LLU skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LLU over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Loop Unbundling (LLU)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing LLU 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £188 £115 £271
% change year-on-year
+63.04% -57.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.35 -
LLU
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
529 758 709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.55% 12.80% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 556 479
Median daily rate £468 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 29 22
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.98 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.35% -12.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +7.62%

LLU
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing LLU as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

LLU Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

LLU
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

LLU Daily Rate Trend in the City of London