The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 66 51 50
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Contract jobs citing Lotus 1 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.13% 1.45% 1.58%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 3.42% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 6
Average daily rate
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- £225 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.49%
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £250 £264
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -5.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £14.50
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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 Glasgow region.

Vendors Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
342 263 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 45.30% 42.35% 45.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 133 178
Average daily rate £350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 5
Average hourly rate £33.75 £9.50 £16.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+255.26% -41.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £48.00 £20.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -5.10%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Lotus
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 2 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) French Language
2 1 (50.00%) German Language
2 1 (50.00%) Email Migration

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 2 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
General
1 1 (50.00%) French Language
1 1 (50.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Email Migration
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft