Period
to 20 July 2017

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 July 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
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 13 29
Rank change year-on-year -1 +16 -10
Contract jobs citing Telecoms 6 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 8.22% 7.35% 1.18%
As % of the General category 30.00% 29.41% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
West Lothian median daily rate £373 £410 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.15% +36.67% -28.57%
10th Percentile £324 £390 £275
90th Percentile £415 £430 £325
Scotland median daily rate £328 £350 £383
% change year-on-year -6.43% -8.50% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Lothian median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £30.93 £9.37 £12.35
% change year-on-year +230.04% -24.13% -

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 20 17 75
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 27.40% 25.00% 44.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 15
West Lothian median daily rate £350 £395 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.39% +31.67% -25.00%
10th Percentile £299 £322 £235
90th Percentile £423 £426 £378
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Lothian median hourly rate - £22.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate £31.93 £22.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +45.11% -26.67% +160.87%

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

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 6 months to 20 July 2017. 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 -1 6 £373 -9.15%
Telecoms
Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Marketing
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) CRM
4 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (33.33%) SOA
4 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (33.33%) Release Management
4 2 (33.33%) Billing
4 2 (33.33%) Middleware
4 2 (33.33%) Replication
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (33.33%) Reference Data
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements

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 2 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Change and Release Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Change Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Release Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Database Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Reference Data
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) CRM
2 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (33.33%) Release Management
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Data Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Network Design
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (16.67%) OpenView
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) HP