The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 11 July 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 Cambridge 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 46 40 49
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing Lotus 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.24% 0.53% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.51% 1.10% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£175 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £225 £250
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.53%
Vendors Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
197 181 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 46.90% 47.88% 39.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 74 104
Average daily rate £350 £340 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £219 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £427 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 25
Average hourly rate £25.25 £20.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.25% -45.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £10.85 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.95 £45.10 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.04 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.80%
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Cambridgeshire

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Lotus
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 1 (100.00%) IBM Notes
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware