Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Lothian with a requirement for IT Strategy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IT Strategy over the 6 months to 16 October 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.

IT/Technology Strategy
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +22
Contract jobs citing IT Strategy 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 6.58% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.46% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
West Lothian median daily rate £520 - -
Scotland median daily rate £520 £488 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +34.48% -23.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Lothian median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

IT Strategy is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Lothian with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Lothian
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 67 70 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 88.16% 90.91% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 53 41
West Lothian median daily rate £363 £400 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +17.22% -7.46%
10th Percentile £218 £253 £230
90th Percentile £530 £434 £430
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £355
% change year-on-year +2.56% +9.86% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
West Lothian median hourly rate £17.50 - £9.23
10th Percentile £12.44 - £8.14
90th Percentile £30.50 - £28.35
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £26.88 £30.50
% change year-on-year -6.98% -11.89% +52.50%

IT Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

Job postings citing IT Strategy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Lothian.

Job vacancy trend for IT Strategy in West Lothian

IT Strategy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IT Strategy in West Lothian.

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Strategy in West Lothian

IT Strategy
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Strategy within the West Lothian region over the 6 months to 16 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston - 5 £520 - 1
IT Strategy
Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing IT Strategy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Lothian region with a requirement for IT Strategy.

1 5 (100.00%) Data Management
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
1 5 (100.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms

IT Strategy
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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:

General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Architect
1 5 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Data Management
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
1 5 (100.00%) Software Architecture