The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Berkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 115 97 115
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +18
Contract jobs citing Lotus 14 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.49% 0.98% 0.68%
As % of the Vendors category 0.97% 2.03% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 10
Average daily rate £274 £200 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.87% -32.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £160 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £235 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £272 £300
% change year-on-year
-26.33% -9.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +35.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.88
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +0.84%
Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1442 1183 1629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 50.53% 48.13% 52.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 682 448 570
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £185 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £521 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 73 58
Average hourly rate £17.50 £28.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +69.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 £13.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.88 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Lotus
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -11 5 £239 +24.02%
Bracknell +2 4 £450 - 1
Lotus
South East

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 26 (78.79%) IBM Notes
1 26 (78.79%) Windows
2 22 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 13 (39.39%) MS Exchange
3 13 (39.39%) DNS
4 11 (33.33%) ITIL
5 10 (30.30%) Service Management
5 10 (30.30%) Lync
5 10 (30.30%) Avaya
6 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 9 (27.27%) MS Office
7 8 (24.24%) Cisco
7 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (21.21%) Degree
8 7 (21.21%) MCTS
8 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (21.21%) RTP
8 7 (21.21%) IIS
9 6 (18.18%) PBX
9 6 (18.18%) PSTN
9 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
9 6 (18.18%) Nortel
9 6 (18.18%) Citrix
9 6 (18.18%) MCITP
9 6 (18.18%) Live Communications Server
9 6 (18.18%) PKI
9 6 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (18.18%) Network Load Balancing
9 6 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
9 6 (18.18%) Windows 7

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 26 (78.79%) IBM Notes
2 13 (39.39%) MS Exchange
3 10 (30.30%) Lync
4 7 (21.21%) IIS
5 6 (18.18%) Live Communications Server
6 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (12.12%) Zimbra
7 3 (9.09%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) MS Office
2 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 13 (39.39%) DNS
2 7 (21.21%) RTP
3 6 (18.18%) PBX
3 6 (18.18%) PSTN
4 5 (15.15%) LAN
4 5 (15.15%) WAN
5 4 (12.12%) VPN
5 4 (12.12%) Internet
6 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 2 (6.06%) VoIP
7 2 (6.06%) SAN
8 1 (3.03%) Firewall
8 1 (3.03%) DHCP
8 1 (3.03%) HTTP
8 1 (3.03%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (3.03%) DataStage
2 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.03%) DB2
General
1 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Financial Institution
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Back Office
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Consultant
3 4 (12.12%) Architect
3 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (12.12%) Support Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.06%) Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Help Desk Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) IT Support
5 2 (6.06%) Messaging Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Technician
6 1 (3.03%) Service Desk Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) XPages
1 1 (3.03%) MSMQ
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) PKI
2 3 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.06%) iPhone
4 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.03%) iPad
4 1 (3.03%) Handset
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (78.79%) Windows
2 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
5 3 (9.09%) Linux
6 2 (6.06%) UNIX
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) ITIL
2 10 (30.30%) Service Management
3 6 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (18.18%) Network Load Balancing
3 6 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
4 5 (15.15%) Migration
5 3 (9.09%) Change Management
5 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 3 (9.09%) Project Management
5 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.03%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.03%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (3.03%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.03%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) C#
2 1 (3.03%) C++
2 1 (3.03%) Java
2 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
2 1 (3.03%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Degree
1 7 (21.21%) MCTS
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (18.18%) MCITP
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) CCVP
3 1 (3.03%) CNE
3 1 (3.03%) Novell Certification
3 1 (3.03%) CCNA
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.03%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.06%) VMware Server
4 1 (3.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
1 3 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (6.06%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Avaya
2 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 8 (24.24%) Cisco
4 6 (18.18%) Nortel
4 6 (18.18%) Citrix
5 5 (15.15%) VMware
5 5 (15.15%) IBM
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle
6 2 (6.06%) EMC
6 2 (6.06%) NetApp
6 2 (6.06%) Google
7 1 (3.03%) Polycom
7 1 (3.03%) HP
7 1 (3.03%) Dell
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