Period
to 20 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 173 178
Rank change year-on-year -22 +5 -11
Contract jobs citing Lotus 9 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.17% 0.21% 0.38%
As % of the Vendors category 0.44% 0.55% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 9
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +36.36% -21.43%
10th Percentile £277 £180 £226
90th Percentile £441 £431 £400
UK median daily rate £200 £215 £270
% change year-on-year -6.98% -20.37% -16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £17.10 £13.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +26.67% -25.00% +50.00%

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 2,029 1,814 2,220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 38.11% 37.73% 46.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,059 993 1,201
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £213 £213 £225
90th Percentile £538 £530 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 68 79
Scotland median hourly rate £16.75 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.00% +19.05% +50.00%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £45.30 £43.15
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £17.10
% change year-on-year -0.43% +2.34% -2.29%

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 October 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 October 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
Edinburgh -4 4 £400 -
Fife +2 1 £240 -
Glasgow -16 1 £463 +2.78%
Midlothian - 1 £375 -
North Ayrshire - 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Lotus
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) IBM Notes
2 4 (44.44%) Office 365
3 3 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 3 (33.33%) Skype
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) MCSE
4 2 (22.22%) MCSA
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) Unix
4 2 (22.22%) GDPR
4 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) AWS Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management

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 5 (55.56%) IBM Notes
2 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (11.11%) IBM Domino
3 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 1 (11.11%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Skype
2 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Lotus Notes Support
2 2 (22.22%) Operations Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Operations Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Lotus Notes Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Lotus Notes Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Designer
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Unix
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
1 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
1 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) AWS Certification
1 2 (22.22%) MCSA
1 2 (22.22%) MCSE
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Citrix
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
1 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat