The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Scotland region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 122 85 97
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +12
Contract jobs citing Lotus 6 27 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.23% 1.16% 0.64%
As % of the Vendors category 0.54% 2.50% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 17 4
Average daily rate £115 £275 £114
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.18% +141.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £270 £300
% change year-on-year
-25.92% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.88
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +0.84%
Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1117 1079 1128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 42.07% 46.41% 40.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 513 535
Average daily rate £375 £353 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £248 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £457 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 32 63
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -35.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £9.92 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £44.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Lotus
UK

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
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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow 0 1 - - 1
Stirling - - - -
Inverclyde - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Lotus
UK

Lotus
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 6 (54.55%) MS Office
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) assyst
4 4 (36.36%) UNIX
5 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
5 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
6 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (18.18%) MS Project
6 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
6 2 (18.18%) Dependency Management
7 1 (9.09%) Migration
7 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
7 1 (9.09%) VPN
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco
7 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (9.09%) Windows 7

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Office
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (18.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
4 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Support Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) PC Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Technician
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) UNIX
3 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
1 2 (18.18%) Dependency Management
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco
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