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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lotus
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 58 52 49
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing Lotus 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.17% 0.63% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 1.30% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £155 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £175 £300
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -41.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £18.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-38.88% +44.00%

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
315 308 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 53.30% 48.13% 43.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 152 129
Median daily rate £350 £350 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 19
Median hourly rate £14.75 £14.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £10.73 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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 22 January 2017, 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 7 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (42.86%) IBM Domino
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
2 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
3 2 (28.57%) PKI
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Postfix
3 2 (28.57%) Sendmail
3 2 (28.57%) SSL
3 2 (28.57%) XMPP
3 2 (28.57%) AS400
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) S/MIME
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) PMI
4 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
4 1 (14.29%) BMC
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) Remedy
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) Cognos
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) WLAN
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server

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 7 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (42.86%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) S/MIME
1 2 (28.57%) SSL
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAAS
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) AS400 Support
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Excel Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Manager
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Incident Manager
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Lotus Notes Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Lotus Notes Support
2 1 (14.29%) Project Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) AS400
1 2 (28.57%) PKI
2 1 (14.29%) iSeries
2 1 (14.29%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Change Management
1 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Line Management
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Postfix
1 2 (28.57%) Sendmail
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) BMC
1 1 (14.29%) Cognos
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
1 1 (14.29%) Remedy
1 1 (14.29%) SAP