Period
to 20 January 2018

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 6 months to 20 January 2018 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
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 14 18
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 0 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian - 11.49% 4.73%
As % of the General category - 40.00% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 3
West Lothian median daily rate - £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -18.75% -
Scotland median daily rate £400 £327 £270
% change year-on-year +22.42% +21.02% -28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Lothian median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £34.38 £11.33 £12.35
% change year-on-year +203.40% -8.26% -

Telecoms is in the General Skills 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 common skills.

All General Skills
West Lothian
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 21 25 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 29.17% 28.74% 36.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 14
West Lothian median daily rate £375 £339 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.54% +4.38% +2.36%
10th Percentile £240 £288 £256
90th Percentile £517 £435 £405
Scotland median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Lothian median hourly rate - £32.50 -
Scotland median hourly rate £28.40 £36.75 £33.11
% change year-on-year -22.72% +11.01% +36.52%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

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

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