The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Lotus
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 55 72
Rank change year-on-year -2 +17  
Contract jobs citing Lotus 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.35% 0.76% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.68% 1.57% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £400 £250 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £148 £230 £300
% change year-on-year -35.86% -23.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 £15.00 £12.21
% change year-on-year -23.33% +22.85%  

Lotus is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 295 319 382
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 51.13% 48.55% 42.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 161 227
Median daily rate £384 £335 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.55% -10.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £168 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 20
Median hourly rate £14.49 - £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.47% +8.57%  

Lotus
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing Lotus as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Lotus in Glasgow

Lotus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lotus in Glasgow

Lotus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lotus in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Lotus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Lotus.

1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (66.67%) EMC

Lotus
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) EMC