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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lotus
Rank 61 63 58
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing Lotus 5 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.66% 0.24% 0.64%
As % of the Vendors category 1.29% 0.51% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £179 £550 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-67.54% +205.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £240 £293 £198
% change year-on-year
-17.94% +48.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.25 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-3.27% +12.96%
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
389 395 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 51.05% 47.94% 52.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 262 171
Median daily rate £355 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £255 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 14
Median hourly rate £11.80 £26.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.61% +52.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.90 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £27.40 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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
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 4 May 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%) MS Office
1 9 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 7 (77.78%) Citrix
3 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
3 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
4 6 (66.67%) Windows 8
5 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (55.56%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (55.56%) VPN
5 5 (55.56%) IBM Domino
5 5 (55.56%) Sophos
6 3 (33.33%) Billing
6 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
6 3 (33.33%) ITIL
6 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
7 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
7 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity Management
7 2 (22.22%) Security Patching
7 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
7 2 (22.22%) Java
7 2 (22.22%) Oracle
7 2 (22.22%) SLA
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 2 (22.22%) Banking
7 2 (22.22%) Internet
7 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery

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
Applications
1 9 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
2 5 (55.56%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) Internet
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless
General
1 3 (33.33%) Billing
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Front Office
2 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Legal
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Deskside Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Deskside Support
3 2 (22.22%) Deskside Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
3 1 (11.11%) Health Informatics
3 1 (11.11%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
3 6 (66.67%) Windows 8
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
3 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity Management
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Security Patching
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
4 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Citrix
2 5 (55.56%) Sophos
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) HP