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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 55 75 54
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -21
Contract jobs citing Lotus 14 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.60% 0.12% 0.90%
As % of the Vendors category 3.92% 0.25% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £16.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.47%
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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
357 408 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 40.89% 47.50% 40.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 173 138
Average daily rate £350 £360 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £214 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £465 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.37 £11.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.50 £17.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 14 (82.35%) IBM Notes
2 12 (70.59%) Lotus Domino
3 9 (52.94%) RAD
4 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
4 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
5 4 (23.53%) Data Protection
6 3 (17.65%) Project Management
6 3 (17.65%) Data Mining
6 3 (17.65%) IBM
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 3 (17.65%) SAP
6 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
6 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (17.65%) dBASE
6 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
6 3 (17.65%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (17.65%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (17.65%) Freedom of Information Act
7 2 (11.76%) Finance
7 2 (11.76%) Change Management
7 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
7 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
7 2 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (11.76%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
8 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Email Migration
8 1 (5.88%) Line Management
8 1 (5.88%) IT Asset Management
8 1 (5.88%) Remedy

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 14 (82.35%) IBM Notes
2 12 (70.59%) Lotus Domino
3 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
4 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
4 2 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Data Mining
1 3 (17.65%) dBASE
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) German Language
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Systems Administrator
1 9 (52.94%) Administrator
1 9 (52.94%) Lotus Notes Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Change Manager
3 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Technician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Freedom of Information
1 3 (17.65%) Freedom of Information Act
2 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) RAD
2 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
2 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
3 4 (23.53%) Data Protection
4 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Change Management
5 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Line Management
6 1 (5.88%) IT Asset Management
6 1 (5.88%) Email Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.88%) CRM
6 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) SAP
1 3 (17.65%) IBM
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Remedy