The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 83 68 54
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -14
Contract jobs citing Lotus 8 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.61% 0.67% 2.03%
As % of the Vendors category 1.33% 1.58% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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£304 - £101
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £150 £269
% change year-on-year
+73.33% -44.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +7.40%
Lotus
South East

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

Vendors Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
601 442 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 46.09% 42.14% 47.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 211 147
Average daily rate £350 £339 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.32% -3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £150 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 57 47
Average hourly rate £13.75 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.26 £9.00 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £28.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lotus across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Lotus Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 December 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -12 7 £304 -
Lotus
South East

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (54.55%) IBM Notes
2 4 (36.36%) Lotus Domino
2 4 (36.36%) MS Office
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Cognos
3 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
3 3 (27.27%) ISEB
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) IBM
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
3 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
3 3 (27.27%) IBM Blueworks
3 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) VPN
5 1 (9.09%) Internet
5 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
5 1 (9.09%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (54.55%) IBM Notes
2 4 (36.36%) Lotus Domino
3 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Service Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Domino Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Telecoms Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Domino Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) ICT Technician
4 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Lotus Notes Support
4 1 (9.09%) Lotus Notes Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (9.09%) Android Development
3 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
3 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) eTOM
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) IBM
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) Citrix
1 3 (27.27%) Cognos
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) VMware