Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 158 186
Rank change year-on-year -16 +28 -32
Contract jobs citing Lotus 15 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.32% 0.37% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.88% 0.80% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 6
Scotland median daily rate £375 £275 £169
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.36% +62.96% -25.00%
10th Percentile £120 £263 £115
90th Percentile £500 £389 £201
UK median daily rate £190 £175 £200
% change year-on-year +8.57% -12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% +28.57% -3.45%

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 1,702 1,745 2,208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 35.98% 46.32% 39.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 990 965 1,145
Scotland median daily rate £390 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.43% -3.45% -2.03%
10th Percentile £200 £213 £211
90th Percentile £550 £488 £525
UK median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 70 51
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.94% +1.47% +7.80%
10th Percentile £10.59 £10.00 £9.50
90th Percentile £38.00 £52.02 £41.50
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +2.53% -5.56% +9.09%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -13 5 £413 +26.92% 2
Edinburgh - 5 £500 -
Stirling +4 2 £140 -
West Dunbartonshire +1 1 £375 +36.36%
South Lanarkshire - 1 £100 -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Lotus
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 11 (73.33%) IBM Notes
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
3 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
4 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (40.00%) Migration
4 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (40.00%) Office 365
5 5 (33.33%) VMware
5 5 (33.33%) Finance
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 5 (33.33%) ITIL
5 5 (33.33%) IBM Domino
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
7 3 (20.00%) Mimecast
7 3 (20.00%) EMC VNX
7 3 (20.00%) ITIL V3
7 3 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (20.00%) Skype for Business
7 3 (20.00%) Unified Communications
7 3 (20.00%) Skype
7 3 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (20.00%) SCOM
7 3 (20.00%) MCSE
7 3 (20.00%) MCSA
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (20.00%) EMC

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 (73.33%) IBM Notes
2 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (33.33%) IBM Domino
4 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (20.00%) Skype for Business
6 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Office 365
2 3 (20.00%) Mimecast
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) SAN
1 3 (20.00%) Skype
1 3 (20.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) SMTP
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Active Directory Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Operations Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Domino Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Migration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) HR Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) IT Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Lotus Notes Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) PowerShell Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Exchange Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior IT Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (20.00%) EMC VNX
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) AIX
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Migration
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.67%) Line Management
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
5 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Server Patching
5 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (20.00%) MCSA
2 3 (20.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCOM
1 3 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (20.00%) EMC
2 3 (20.00%) Symantec
3 2 (13.33%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow