The first table below looks at the demand for LLU skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LLU over the 3 months to 23 April 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 London 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Loop Unbundling (LLU)
Rank 407 387 424
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +37
Contract jobs citing LLU 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.008% 0.018% 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.071% 0.13% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £438 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £126 £323 £425
% change year-on-year
-61.08% -24.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2822 3044 3754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.70% 13.85% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1845 1889 2297
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £212 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 135 152
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.13 £135.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -18.18%
LLU
England

LLU
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LLU across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LLU Jobs Demand Trend in London

LLU
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

LLU Daily Rate Trend in London

LLU
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LLU within the London region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
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Vacancies
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LLU
England

LLU
Top 15 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) ADSL
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) PMI
1 2 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) VDSL
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) IPTV
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (100.00%) Video on Demand

LLU
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 2 (100.00%) ADSL
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) VDSL
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) PMI
1 2 (100.00%) IPTV
1 2 (100.00%) Video on Demand
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner