The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Lotus 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.90% - -
As % of the Vendors category 1.85% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £150 £260
% change year-on-year
+73.33% -42.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.89% -3.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Vendors Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
162 144 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 48.50% 43.11% 51.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 78 93
Average daily rate £350 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £150 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £488 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 23 31
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.75 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.58% +14.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.72 £11.95 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £50.75 £36.60
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 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

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Top 22 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) WMI
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) VBScript
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) WMI
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft