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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Loop Unbundling (LLU)
UK / England
Rank - 614 594
Contract jobs citing LLU 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England - 0.002% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.014% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £188 £188
UK excluding London median daily rate - £188 £188
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 6130 7247 7191
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 14.67% 14.78% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3787 4381 3969
Median daily rate £405 £385 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.19% +4.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 321 309 400
Median hourly rate £22.50 £27.66 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.65% +6.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LLU in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for LLU in England

LLU
Top 25 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Ticket Management
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) ADSL
2 1 (50.00%) ISDN
2 1 (50.00%) PSTN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management

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 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) ADSL
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) ISDN
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) PSTN
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Change Coordinator
1 1 (50.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ticket Management
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy