The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 118 111 70
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -41
Contract jobs citing Lotus 6 5 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% 0.20% 1.82%
As % of the Vendors category 0.59% 0.49% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 19
Average daily rate
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£460 £183 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+151.70% -33.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £129 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £237 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £150 £269
% change year-on-year
+73.33% -44.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +7.40%
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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 Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1017 1023 1016
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 36.87% 41.93% 46.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 470 503
Average daily rate £370 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 44 35
Average hourly rate £15.77 £17.00 £20.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.23% -15.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £9.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £68.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Lotus
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lotus across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Lotus Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Lotus
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lotus within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -3 3 £468 +86.62%
Edinburgh -14 2 £460 -
Stirling - - - -
Lotus
UK

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 25 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 19 (76.00%) Migration
3 10 (40.00%) Lotus Domino
3 10 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 10 (40.00%) Windows
4 9 (36.00%) Office 365
4 9 (36.00%) Email Migration
5 8 (32.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 8 (32.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (32.00%) SMTP
5 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
6 7 (28.00%) PowerShell
6 7 (28.00%) Replication
6 7 (28.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 7 (28.00%) MobileIron
7 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 5 (20.00%) Blackberry
8 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
8 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
9 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (12.00%) Service Management
9 3 (12.00%) .NET
9 3 (12.00%) MS Office
9 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (8.00%) Manual Testing
10 2 (8.00%) Project Management
10 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
10 2 (8.00%) C#

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 25 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 10 (40.00%) Lotus Domino
2 10 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 8 (32.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (36.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) SMTP
2 1 (4.00%) VPN
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (4.00%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.00%) MS Access
General
1 2 (8.00%) German Language
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Messaging Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (12.00%) Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Exchange Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (4.00%) Solutions Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Development Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Exchange Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) CSS
2 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (8.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Replication
2 5 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Migration
2 9 (36.00%) Email Migration
3 7 (28.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (12.00%) Service Management
5 2 (8.00%) MVC
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.00%) C#
2 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) MobileIron
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Dell
3 1 (4.00%) CA
3 1 (4.00%) Apple
3 1 (4.00%) Symantec
3 1 (4.00%) Altiris
3 1 (4.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco