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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 114 111 102
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Contract jobs citing Lotus 22 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.67% 0.73% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 1.88% 1.68% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 5
Average daily rate
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£338 £205 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.63% +51.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £110 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £452 £190
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 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 £17.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-31.42% +4.47%
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UK

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
1169 1192 985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.64% 43.52% 40.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 593 483
Average daily rate £354 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.07% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 26 23
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.95 £11.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £38.80 £30.10
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 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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 +16 14 £350 -
Inverclyde -5 4 £300 -
Edinburgh -27 1 - -
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Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (69.44%) IBM Notes
2 18 (50.00%) Lotus Domino
3 14 (38.89%) ITIL
4 12 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 10 (27.78%) Windows
5 10 (27.78%) Change Management
6 9 (25.00%) RAD
7 8 (22.22%) Remedy
7 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
7 8 (22.22%) Asset Management
7 8 (22.22%) Risk Management
7 8 (22.22%) IT Asset Management
8 7 (19.44%) SharePoint
8 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
9 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (13.89%) Windows 7
10 5 (13.89%) Citrix
10 5 (13.89%) MS Office
10 5 (13.89%) VMware
11 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
11 4 (11.11%) Project Management
11 4 (11.11%) SCCM
11 4 (11.11%) Data Protection
11 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
12 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
12 3 (8.33%) Data Analysis
12 3 (8.33%) Freedom of Information
12 3 (8.33%) Systems Analysis

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (69.44%) IBM Notes
2 18 (50.00%) Lotus Domino
3 7 (19.44%) SharePoint
3 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (5.56%) Lync
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.78%) FileNet
5 1 (2.78%) Alfresco
5 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.78%) Documentum
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) SAN
1 3 (8.33%) NAS
2 2 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) Data Mining
1 3 (8.33%) dBASE
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) ClearCase
1 1 (2.78%) StarTeam
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) German Language
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Analyst
2 9 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 9 (25.00%) Administrator
2 9 (25.00%) Lotus Notes Administrator
3 8 (22.22%) Change Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Service Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.56%) IT Support
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Operations Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Technician
6 1 (2.78%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.33%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (8.33%) Freedom of Information Act
3 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.78%) CMDB
4 1 (2.78%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (13.89%) Windows 7
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) ITIL
2 12 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 10 (27.78%) Change Management
4 9 (25.00%) RAD
5 8 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 8 (22.22%) Asset Management
5 8 (22.22%) IT Asset Management
6 4 (11.11%) Data Protection
6 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 4 (11.11%) Project Management
7 3 (8.33%) Service Management
7 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.33%) Data Analysis
7 3 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
8 2 (5.56%) CRM
8 2 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (5.56%) ITIL V3
9 1 (2.78%) Change Control
9 1 (2.78%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) Java
1 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) HND
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
1 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.33%) Terminal Server
3 2 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.56%) XenApp
4 1 (2.78%) vSphere
4 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Remedy
2 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.89%) VMware
3 5 (13.89%) Citrix
4 3 (8.33%) IBM
4 3 (8.33%) SAP
5 2 (5.56%) HP
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco
6 1 (2.78%) AppSense
6 1 (2.78%) Lumension
6 1 (2.78%) Borland