The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire 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 81 53 63
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +10
Contract jobs citing Lotus 2 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.17% 1.44% 1.41%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 3.15% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Average daily rate £163 £180 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +38.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £272 £300
% change year-on-year
-26.33% -9.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.88
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +0.84%
Vendors Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
514 381 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 42.83% 45.68% 49.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 198 257
Average daily rate £350 £288 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -11.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 46 45
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £9.52 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.00 £47.50
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 Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lotus across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Lotus
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lotus within the Buckinghamshire 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
Milton Keynes -27 1 £200 +11.11%
High Wycombe - - - -
Lotus
South East

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 6 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
4 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) Android
5 1 (16.67%) Handset
5 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
5 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (16.67%) iPhone
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) iPad
5 1 (16.67%) Iron Mountain
5 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (16.67%) Lync
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Phone
5 1 (16.67%) SLA
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (16.67%) 3G
5 1 (16.67%) Remedy
5 1 (16.67%) SAP
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) Broadband

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 6 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (16.67%) 3G
2 1 (16.67%) Broadband
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Administrator
3 2 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) Handset
2 1 (16.67%) iPhone
2 1 (16.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 2 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Phone
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Iron Mountain
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy
2 1 (16.67%) SAP