The table below looks at the statistics for LLU skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LLU over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Loop Unbundling (LLU)
UK / England
Rank 567 588 570
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -18
Contract jobs citing LLU 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.004% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.016% 0.030% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Median daily rate £155 - £155
UK excluding London median daily rate £155 - £188
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.50 -

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6292 6623 6753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.15% 14.46% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3867 3907 3869
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 311 339 377
Median hourly rate £26.58 £27.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.36% +21.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

LLU
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

LLU Jobs Demand Trend in England

LLU
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

LLU Daily Rate Trend in England

LLU
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LLU across the England region.

LLU Hourly Rate Trend in England

LLU
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LLU within the England region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +13 1 £155 -
LLU
UK

LLU
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing LLU 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 England region with a requirement for LLU.

1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) PSTN
2 3 (75.00%) ADSL
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) MPLS
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) ISDN
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (25.00%) Ticket Management
4 1 (25.00%) Escalation Management
4 1 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (25.00%) Validation
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) System Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Remedy

LLU
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) ADSL
1 3 (75.00%) PSTN
2 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) ISDN
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (25.00%) Change Coordinator
2 1 (25.00%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Escalation Management
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Ticket Management
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Remedy