The table below looks at the statistics for LLU skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LLU over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Loop Unbundling (LLU)
Rank 566 569 583
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +14
Contract jobs citing LLU 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.004% 0.007%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.039% 0.030% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate
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£243 £303 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.83% -32.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £169 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £437 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £243 £135 £275
% change year-on-year
+79.62% -50.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7695 6640 8461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.81% 13.73% 15.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4320 3693 3963
Average daily rate £370 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 364 632
Average hourly rate £21.75 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

LLU
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LLU across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LLU across the England region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

LLU Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LLU within the England region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014. 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
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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
South East -17 2 £271 +100.92%
London - - - -
North West - - - -
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LLU
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) ADSL
3 1 (33.33%) Broadband
3 1 (33.33%) ISDN
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) PSTN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) RIP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) Remedy
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) DSLAM
3 1 (33.33%) DSL
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) xDSL
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement

LLU
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 1 (33.33%) ADSL
1 1 (33.33%) Broadband
1 1 (33.33%) ISDN
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) PSTN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) RIP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) OSPF
1 1 (33.33%) BGP
1 1 (33.33%) DSLAM
1 1 (33.33%) DSL
1 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
1 1 (33.33%) xDSL
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%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy
1 1 (33.33%) BT
1 1 (33.33%) Cramer