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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 142 112
Rank change year-on-year +31 -30  
Contract jobs citing Lotus 6 9 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.27% 0.31% 0.90%
As % of the Vendors category 0.73% 0.65% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 21
Median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £234 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £260 £325
% change year-on-year +21.15% -20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £12.94
% change year-on-year -26.66% +15.96%  

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 Scotland.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 827 1395 1081
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 37.87% 48.19% 35.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 693 517
Median daily rate £395 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.85% +1.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 59 38
Median hourly rate £31.85 £38.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.27% +140.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £19.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

Lotus
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +4 2 £400 +23.07%
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £375 -
Stirling +10 1 £140 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Lotus
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 6 (75.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (37.50%) IBM Domino
2 3 (37.50%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
3 2 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) EMC
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Security Management
4 1 (12.50%) DameWare
4 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) iPhone
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) iPad
4 1 (12.50%) Office 365

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 6 (75.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (37.50%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Domino Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Domino Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Lotus Notes Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) iPad
2 1 (12.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (12.50%) DameWare
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) EMC
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) HP