Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 6 months to 18 November 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 169 166
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 0
Contract jobs citing Lotus 17 15 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.34% 0.34% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 0.91% 0.75% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 27
Scotland median daily rate £375 £275 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -19.12% +65.85%
10th Percentile £128 £263 £160
90th Percentile £490 £400 £400
UK median daily rate £223 £250 £300
% change year-on-year -11.00% -16.67% +53.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £14.50 £18.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -19.44% +50.00% -25.00%

Lotus is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Scotland.

All Vendors
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1859 2011 2343
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 37.34% 45.92% 37.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1031 1104 1133
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -1.41% +1.43%
10th Percentile £206 £225 £213
90th Percentile £531 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 67 75
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £14.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% +20.61% -8.66%
10th Percentile £11.25 £9.75 £8.35
90th Percentile £46.30 £44.25 £41.95
UK median hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.47% -5.71% +6.06%

Lotus
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Lotus as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Lotus in Scotland

Lotus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lotus in Scotland

Lotus
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lotus in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lotus in Scotland

Lotus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lotus in Scotland

Lotus
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lotus within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 6 £500 -
West Dunbartonshire +1 3 £375 +36.36%
Glasgow -13 3 £450 +20.00%
Stirling +7 2 £140 -
Fife - 1 £240 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £100 -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Lotus
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Lotus.

1 13 (76.47%) IBM Notes
2 9 (52.94%) IBM Domino
2 9 (52.94%) Windows
3 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 7 (41.18%) Finance
3 7 (41.18%) VMware
3 7 (41.18%) PowerShell
4 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
4 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
5 5 (29.41%) IBM
5 5 (29.41%) ITIL
5 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (29.41%) Office 365
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (23.53%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (23.53%) Skype for Business
6 4 (23.53%) Problem Management
6 4 (23.53%) SCOM
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (23.53%) SAN
6 4 (23.53%) EMC
6 4 (23.53%) Blackberry
6 4 (23.53%) EMC VNX
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
6 4 (23.53%) Migration
7 3 (17.65%) Symantec
7 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
7 3 (17.65%) MCSE
7 3 (17.65%) MCSA

Lotus
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Application Platforms
1 13 (76.47%) IBM Notes
2 9 (52.94%) IBM Domino
3 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
4 4 (23.53%) Skype for Business
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Office 365
2 3 (17.65%) Mimecast
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) SAN
2 3 (17.65%) Skype
2 3 (17.65%) Unified Communications
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Domino Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Active Directory Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Lotus Notes Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Operations Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Blackberry
1 4 (23.53%) EMC VNX
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) AIX
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Migration
2 4 (23.53%) Problem Management
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL V3
3 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Service Management
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.88%) Line Management
5 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Server Patching
5 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (17.65%) MCSA
2 3 (17.65%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) SCOM
2 3 (17.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
1 7 (41.18%) VMware
2 5 (29.41%) IBM
3 4 (23.53%) EMC
4 3 (17.65%) Symantec
5 2 (11.76%) ServiceNow
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix