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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 110 121 132
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +11
Contract jobs citing Lotus 13 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.53% 0.46% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 1.12% 0.91% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +17.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £131 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £258 £250 £264
% change year-on-year
+3.00% -5.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
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
1165 1313 1512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 47.19% 50.17% 50.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 565 528
Average daily rate £375 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £501 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 57 54
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.29 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £38.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +7 9 £300 -7.69%
Slough 0 7 £300 +33.33%
Reading +12 2 £400 +92.77% 1
Newbury - - - -
Lotus
South East

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 51 (91.07%) IBM Notes
2 28 (50.00%) Windows
3 15 (26.79%) ITIL
4 12 (21.43%) Citrix
4 12 (21.43%) Lotus Domino
4 12 (21.43%) IIS
5 11 (19.64%) LAN
5 11 (19.64%) WAN
5 11 (19.64%) Finance
6 10 (17.86%) Migration
6 10 (17.86%) MS Office
6 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
7 9 (16.07%) DNS
7 9 (16.07%) CMS
7 9 (16.07%) German Language
7 9 (16.07%) QA
7 9 (16.07%) Mobile App
8 8 (14.29%) Retail
8 8 (14.29%) CLARiiON
8 8 (14.29%) NetBackup
8 8 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 8 (14.29%) Java
8 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 8 (14.29%) EMC
8 8 (14.29%) Symantec
9 7 (12.50%) Adobe
9 7 (12.50%) Flash
9 7 (12.50%) VMware
9 7 (12.50%) Change Management
9 7 (12.50%) Content Management

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 51 (91.07%) IBM Notes
2 12 (21.43%) Lotus Domino
2 12 (21.43%) IIS
3 9 (16.07%) CMS
4 7 (12.50%) GlassFish
5 4 (7.14%) Magnolia
6 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.79%) GroupWise
Applications
1 10 (17.86%) MS Office
2 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.64%) LAN
1 11 (19.64%) WAN
2 9 (16.07%) DNS
3 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.57%) Internet
4 1 (1.79%) Firewall
4 1 (1.79%) Wireless
4 1 (1.79%) IMAP
4 1 (1.79%) VPN
4 1 (1.79%) SAN
4 1 (1.79%) POP3
4 1 (1.79%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) DataStage
2 4 (7.14%) IBM InfoSphere
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%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (23.21%) Analyst
2 6 (10.71%) Support Analyst
2 6 (10.71%) Administrator
2 6 (10.71%) Service Desk Analyst
2 6 (10.71%) Lotus Notes Administrator
3 5 (8.93%) Web Analyst
3 5 (8.93%) Service Analyst
3 5 (8.93%) Support Engineer
3 5 (8.93%) Project Manager
4 4 (7.14%) Technical Project Manager
4 4 (7.14%) Technical Manager
4 4 (7.14%) Content Manager
4 4 (7.14%) Web Support Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Migration Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Developer
5 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (3.57%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (3.57%) Support Technician
6 2 (3.57%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) Flash
2 5 (8.93%) HTML
2 5 (8.93%) .NET
2 5 (8.93%) Web Services
3 4 (7.14%) XML
3 4 (7.14%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Mobile App
2 8 (14.29%) CLARiiON
3 6 (10.71%) Client/Server
3 6 (10.71%) Thin Client
3 6 (10.71%) Fat Client
4 3 (5.36%) Social Media
5 2 (3.57%) Blog
5 2 (3.57%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.79%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 28 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (7.14%) Linux
4 3 (5.36%) Windows XP
4 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) ITIL
2 10 (17.86%) Migration
3 8 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 7 (12.50%) Content Management
4 7 (12.50%) Change Management
4 7 (12.50%) Web Development
5 5 (8.93%) Release Management
5 5 (8.93%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (8.93%) Workflow
5 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.93%) CRM
6 4 (7.14%) Service Management
6 4 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 4 (7.14%) Pay per click
6 4 (7.14%) SEO
6 4 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (5.36%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.57%) ETL
8 2 (3.57%) BCP
9 1 (1.79%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
2 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.79%) Dell Certification
2 1 (1.79%) MCTS
2 1 (1.79%) MCITP
2 1 (1.79%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) DCSE
2 1 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) QA
2 6 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) vSphere
2 5 (8.93%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.36%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 6 (10.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) Citrix
2 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 8 (14.29%) EMC
3 8 (14.29%) Symantec
4 7 (12.50%) VMware
4 7 (12.50%) Adobe
5 6 (10.71%) Google
6 5 (8.93%) Metastorm
6 5 (8.93%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (7.14%) IBM
8 2 (3.57%) Cisco
9 1 (1.79%) Oracle
9 1 (1.79%) Dell
9 1 (1.79%) Novell