Period
to 21 July 2018

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 21 July 2018 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 198 165 200
Rank change year-on-year -33 +35 -38
Contract jobs citing Lotus 14 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.25% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.64% 0.59% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 5
Scotland median daily rate £325 £375 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +29.31% -17.14%
10th Percentile £163 £142 £226
90th Percentile £417 £400 £400
UK median daily rate £217 £250 £275
% change year-on-year -13.40% -9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £12.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year +64.00% -27.54% +31.23%

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 2,189 1,707 2,489
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 39.04% 40.30% 45.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,237 911 1,299
Scotland median daily rate £388 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £213 £210 £226
90th Percentile £532 £525 £499
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 54 75
Scotland median hourly rate £15.86 £28.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.83% -23.33% +134.38%
10th Percentile £10.50 £13.00 £11.12
90th Percentile £35.00 £47.01 £45.40
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -

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 21 July 2018.

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 21 July 2018. 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
Glasgow -18 9 £250 -37.50% 1
West Dunbartonshire 0 1 £390 +4.00%
Edinburgh -27 1 - - 1
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Midlothian - 1 £375 -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Lotus
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Lotus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Lotus.

1 11 (78.57%) Windows
1 11 (78.57%) IBM Notes
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 6 (42.86%) IBM Domino
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (35.71%) Symantec
4 5 (35.71%) MSI
4 5 (35.71%) SCCM
4 5 (35.71%) Altiris
4 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
4 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
5 4 (28.57%) Sophos
5 4 (28.57%) Office 365
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) Apple
6 3 (21.43%) HNC
6 3 (21.43%) HND
6 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
6 3 (21.43%) IBM
6 3 (21.43%) Linux
6 3 (21.43%) Time Management
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (14.29%) Skype
7 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
7 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
7 2 (14.29%) AIX
7 2 (14.29%) Migration

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 11 (78.57%) IBM Notes
2 6 (42.86%) IBM Domino
3 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
4 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
5 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (7.14%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Office 365
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Skype
2 1 (7.14%) DKIM
2 1 (7.14%) DMARC
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MSI
2 1 (7.14%) ClearCase
2 1 (7.14%) ClearQuest
2 1 (7.14%) InstallShield
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Desktop Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Domino Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Lotus Notes Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Domino Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Lotus Notes Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 3 (21.43%) Linux
4 2 (14.29%) AIX
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Time Management
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C#
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.14%) VBScript
1 1 (7.14%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) HNC
2 3 (21.43%) HND
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) PowerCLI
2 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Altiris
1 5 (35.71%) Symantec
2 4 (28.57%) Sophos
3 3 (21.43%) Apple
3 3 (21.43%) IBM
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.14%) VMware