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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 87 71 68
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -3
Contract jobs citing Lotus 3 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.19% 0.86% 0.097%
As % of the Vendors category 0.65% 2.55% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 0
Average daily rate
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£384 £153 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+151.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £183 £225
% change year-on-year
+78.08% -18.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +10.00%
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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
459 431 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.47% 33.67% 30.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 228 122
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 9
Average hourly rate £11.18 £21.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.78% +2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £12.00 £5.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.12 £21.00 £32.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 2015, 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 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
2 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 4 (50.00%) MS Office
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) SCCM
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Application Packaging
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (25.00%) Lync
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (25.00%) XenApp
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (25.00%) VPN
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 1 (12.50%) MS Access
5 1 (12.50%) HND
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (25.00%) Lync
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Application Packaging
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) HND
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco