The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 92 108 112
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +4
Contract jobs citing Lotus 27 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.08% 0.82% 0.66%
As % of the Vendors category 2.36% 1.72% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 8
Average daily rate
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£200 £200 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £179 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £325 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-22.72% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +26.92%
Lotus
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1144 1220 1563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 45.96% 47.66% 51.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 455 552
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 56 49
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -20.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.85 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lotus across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lotus across the Berkshire region.

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Lotus
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lotus across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Lotus Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Lotus
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lotus within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +13 13 £180 -44.61% 1
Slough -1 6 £375 +85.18%
Reading +10 2 £400 +90.47% 1
Newbury - - - - 1
Lotus
South East

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Lotus also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Lotus.

1 52 (92.86%) IBM Notes
2 27 (48.21%) Windows
3 16 (28.57%) ITIL
4 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
5 14 (25.00%) MS Office
5 14 (25.00%) Migration
6 13 (23.21%) Active Directory
6 13 (23.21%) Citrix
7 12 (21.43%) WAN
7 12 (21.43%) LAN
8 11 (19.64%) Finance
9 9 (16.07%) CMS
9 9 (16.07%) German Language
9 9 (16.07%) QA
9 9 (16.07%) Mobile App
10 8 (14.29%) Retail
10 8 (14.29%) E-Commerce
10 8 (14.29%) SLA
11 7 (12.50%) Content Management
11 7 (12.50%) Google
11 7 (12.50%) Google Apps
12 6 (10.71%) Fat Client
12 6 (10.71%) Thin Client
12 6 (10.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 6 (10.71%) Client/Server
12 6 (10.71%) MS Exchange
12 6 (10.71%) .NET
13 5 (8.93%) HTML
13 5 (8.93%) Web Services
13 5 (8.93%) IIS

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Lotus also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Lotus. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 52 (92.86%) IBM Notes
2 9 (16.07%) CMS
3 6 (10.71%) MS Exchange
4 5 (8.93%) IIS
4 5 (8.93%) Lotus Domino
5 4 (7.14%) Zimbra
5 4 (7.14%) Lync
5 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (7.14%) Magnolia
5 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.79%) GroupWise
Applications
1 14 (25.00%) MS Office
2 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.50%) Google Apps
2 4 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.43%) WAN
1 12 (21.43%) LAN
2 3 (5.36%) Internet
3 2 (3.57%) DNS
3 2 (3.57%) VoIP
3 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.79%) VPN
4 1 (1.79%) POP3
4 1 (1.79%) SMTP
4 1 (1.79%) DHCP
4 1 (1.79%) HTTP
4 1 (1.79%) ISDN
4 1 (1.79%) SAN
4 1 (1.79%) RTP
4 1 (1.79%) IMAP
4 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) IBM InfoSphere
1 4 (7.14%) DataStage
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.79%) DB2
3 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
General
1 11 (19.64%) Finance
2 9 (16.07%) German Language
3 8 (14.29%) Retail
4 5 (8.93%) Marketing
5 2 (3.57%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.79%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (1.79%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.79%) French Language
6 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.79%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (14.29%) Analyst
2 7 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 6 (10.71%) Administrator
3 6 (10.71%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (10.71%) Lotus Notes Administrator
4 5 (8.93%) Project Manager
4 5 (8.93%) Service Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Content Manager
5 4 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (7.14%) Architect
5 4 (7.14%) Technical Manager
5 4 (7.14%) Technical Project Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Desktop Support
6 3 (5.36%) Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Migration Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) PPC Manager
7 2 (3.57%) PPC Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) PPC Executive
7 2 (3.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) .NET
2 5 (8.93%) HTML
2 5 (8.93%) Web Services
3 4 (7.14%) MSMQ
3 4 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Mobile App
2 6 (10.71%) Fat Client
2 6 (10.71%) Thin Client
2 6 (10.71%) Client/Server
3 3 (5.36%) Social Media
4 2 (3.57%) Blog
5 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.79%) iPhone
5 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.79%) Handset
5 1 (1.79%) Clustering
5 1 (1.79%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 27 (48.21%) Windows
2 5 (8.93%) Windows 7
3 4 (7.14%) Linux
4 3 (5.36%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.79%) Android
6 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) ITIL
2 14 (25.00%) Migration
3 8 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 7 (12.50%) Content Management
5 5 (8.93%) CRM
5 5 (8.93%) Service Management
5 5 (8.93%) Workflow
5 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.93%) Release Management
5 5 (8.93%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (7.14%) Pay per click
6 4 (7.14%) SEO
6 4 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 4 (7.14%) Asset Management
7 3 (5.36%) BCP
8 1 (1.79%) ETL
8 1 (1.79%) Project Management
8 1 (1.79%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.79%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.57%) Java
2 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
2 1 (1.79%) SQL
2 1 (1.79%) C#
2 1 (1.79%) C++
2 1 (1.79%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.57%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) MCTS
3 1 (1.79%) MCSE
3 1 (1.79%) CCNA
3 1 (1.79%) CNE
3 1 (1.79%) Novell Certification
3 1 (1.79%) Dell Certification
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.79%) DCSE
3 1 (1.79%) MCITP
3 1 (1.79%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) QA
2 8 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (23.21%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.14%) XenApp
3 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
2 13 (23.21%) Citrix
3 7 (12.50%) Google
4 5 (8.93%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (8.93%) Metastorm
5 4 (7.14%) Cisco
5 4 (7.14%) IBM
6 2 (3.57%) Dell
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle
7 1 (1.79%) HP
7 1 (1.79%) Avaya
7 1 (1.79%) Novell
7 1 (1.79%) Polycom
7 1 (1.79%) VMware
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