The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 28 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.

Local Loop Unbundling (LLU)
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 266 268
Contract jobs citing LLU 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.011% 0.030%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.049% 0.15%
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 the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1466 2035 2053
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 18.71% 21.94% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 843 1132 995
Median daily rate £400 £352 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 106 105
Median hourly rate £19.56 £41.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.28% +13.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.05 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £51.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

LLU
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

LLU
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LLU in the South East

LLU
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LLU in the South East

LLU
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region with a requirement for LLU.

1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Ticket Management

LLU
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Change Coordinator
1 1 (100.00%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ticket Management
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy