The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for LLU skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LLU over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Local Loop Unbundling (LLU)
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 618 621
Contract jobs citing LLU 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England - 0.004% 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.025% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £188 £115
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +63.04%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £188 £115
% change year-on-year - +63.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

LLU is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 5880 7860 7562
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 13.68% 15.90% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3504 4878 4329
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.07% +10.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £245 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 354 355 436
Median hourly rate £24.86 £28.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.21% +21.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

LLU
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing LLU as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for LLU in England

LLU
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LLU in England

LLU
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LLU in England