Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for LLU skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LLU over the 6 months to 22 January 2018 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - - 171
Contract jobs citing LLU 0 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - - 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median daily rate - - -
England median daily rate £488 £180 £155
% change year-on-year +170.83% +16.13% +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £12.35
England median hourly rate - £13.86 £12.35
% change year-on-year - +12.23% -

LLU is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 750 723 589
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.01% 13.44% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 363 296
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% -
10th Percentile £158 £201 £182
90th Percentile £510 £540 £500
England median daily rate £409 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 28 53
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.31 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +102.07% -14.29% -24.73%
10th Percentile £12.55 £10.00 £10.73
90th Percentile £44.95 £38.08 £41.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.38
% change year-on-year -16.89% +0.56% +9.29%

LLU
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing LLU as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for LLU in the West Midlands

LLU
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LLU in the West Midlands