The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 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.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lotus
Rank 64 66 49
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -17
Contract jobs citing Lotus 7 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.85% 0.13% 2.00%
As % of the Vendors category 1.58% 0.28% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Median daily rate £180 £550 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-67.27% +96.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £550 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £550 £296
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £333 £200
% change year-on-year
-21.80% +66.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £13.94 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.64% -3.89%
Lotus
West Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
444 355 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 53.95% 46.53% 50.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 226 180
Median daily rate £375 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 20
Median hourly rate £11.80 £16.50 £11.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.48% +43.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.93 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £30.00 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +8.82%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Lotus as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Lotus
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lotus across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

Lotus Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Lotus.

1 9 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 6 (66.67%) MS Office
4 5 (55.56%) Windows
4 5 (55.56%) IBM Domino
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) Windows 8
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
5 4 (44.44%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 4 (44.44%) VPN
5 4 (44.44%) Citrix
5 4 (44.44%) Sophos
6 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 3 (33.33%) ITIL
7 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
7 2 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (22.22%) Skype for Business
7 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (22.22%) VMware
7 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
8 1 (11.11%) Workflow
8 1 (11.11%) Finance
8 1 (11.11%) Legal
8 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
8 1 (11.11%) IBM Connections

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 9 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 5 (55.56%) IBM Domino
3 2 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 2 (22.22%) Skype for Business
4 1 (11.11%) IBM Connections
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Office
2 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
1 4 (44.44%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (11.11%) Billing
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 1 (11.11%) IBM Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) IBM Technical Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Health Informatics
2 1 (11.11%) Informatics
2 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Windows 8
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
3 1 (11.11%) Prototyping
3 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix
2 4 (44.44%) Sophos
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) IBM
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