The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within IBM Lotus Software.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 74 75 56
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -19
Contract jobs citing Lotus 6 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.47% 0.17% 0.99%
As % of the Vendors category 1.47% 0.50% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£240 - £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £250 £264
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -5.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £14.50
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
407 400 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 31.85% 34.31% 32.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 180 112
Average daily rate £400 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £299 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 15
Average hourly rate £15.77 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.23% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £33.95 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.84%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lotus across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lotus across the Edinburgh region.

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lotus across the Edinburgh region.

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Lotus also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Lotus.

1 14 (87.50%) IBM Notes
1 14 (87.50%) Migration
2 10 (62.50%) Lotus Domino
3 9 (56.25%) Office 365
4 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 8 (50.00%) SMTP
4 8 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 8 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (50.00%) Replication
5 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
5 7 (43.75%) Mobile Device Management
5 7 (43.75%) MobileIron
5 7 (43.75%) Email Migration
6 6 (37.50%) Windows
6 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
7 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
7 5 (31.25%) Blackberry
8 4 (25.00%) Windows 8
9 2 (12.50%) Banking
9 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 1 (6.25%) MS Office
10 1 (6.25%) ITIL
10 1 (6.25%) HP
10 1 (6.25%) EMC
10 1 (6.25%) CA
10 1 (6.25%) Apple
10 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
10 1 (6.25%) VPN
10 1 (6.25%) Cisco

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Lotus also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Lotus. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (87.50%) IBM Notes
2 10 (62.50%) Lotus Domino
3 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 8 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (56.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (6.25%) Structured Cabling
General
1 2 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Analyst
2 8 (50.00%) Messaging Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Replication
2 5 (31.25%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.25%) CLARiiON
3 1 (6.25%) Symmetrix
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Migration
2 7 (43.75%) Mobile Device Management
2 7 (43.75%) Email Migration
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (6.25%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) MobileIron
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) EMC
3 1 (6.25%) CA
3 1 (6.25%) Apple
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Altiris
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Symantec