The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in contract job vacancies advertised in West Lothian. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Telecommunications
Scotland / West Lothian
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 10 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 -  
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 13.33% 4.55% -
As % of the General category 50.00% 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £330 £410 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.51% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.20 £44.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -67.72% +193.33%  

Telecoms is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Lothian with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
West Lothian
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 8 10 31
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 26.67% 22.73% 40.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 5
Median daily rate £330 £396 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.71% +32.08%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +16.66%  

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Lothian citing Telecoms as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in West Lothian

Telecoms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Telecoms in West Lothian

Telecoms
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 Telecoms within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston +3 4 £330 -19.51%
Telecoms
Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Telecoms 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Marketing
3 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (50.00%) SDLC
3 5 (50.00%) Billing
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (50.00%) CRM
3 5 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 5 (50.00%) SOA
3 5 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 5 (50.00%) Unix
3 5 (50.00%) Middleware
4 4 (40.00%) Data Strategy
4 4 (40.00%) Change Control
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 3 (30.00%) Reference Data
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (30.00%) Replication
6 2 (20.00%) Service Management
6 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (20.00%) Change Management

Telecoms
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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 5 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
1 6 (60.00%) Marketing
2 5 (50.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Database Designer
1 4 (40.00%) Designer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Change and Release Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Change Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Release Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Middleware
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Reference Data
2 3 (30.00%) Replication
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) CRM
2 5 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 5 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (50.00%) SDLC
2 5 (50.00%) SOA
2 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (40.00%) Change Control
3 4 (40.00%) Data Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) eTOM
4 2 (20.00%) Release Management
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Service Management
4 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (20.00%) UML
4 2 (20.00%) Use Case
4 2 (20.00%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
1 5 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle