The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 65 64 60
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Lotus 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.39% 0.40% 0.52%
As % of the Vendors category 0.86% 0.89% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£380 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £275 £253
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +8.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.13 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.78% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £16.25 £13.25
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +22.64%
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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 Cambridgeshire region.

Vendors Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
348 336 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 45.61% 44.33% 39.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 135 108
Average daily rate £320 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £190 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £509 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 22 41
Average hourly rate £25.25 £16.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.03% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £11.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £39.40 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.70%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 8 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) Citrix
3 5 (62.50%) MS Office
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) Adobe
4 4 (50.00%) Symantec
4 4 (50.00%) McAfee
4 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) MCP
5 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
6 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (25.00%) VMware
7 1 (12.50%) ITSM
7 1 (12.50%) Finance
7 1 (12.50%) Migration
7 1 (12.50%) GIS
7 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
7 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
7 1 (12.50%) Project Management
7 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
7 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (12.50%) Internet
7 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
7 1 (12.50%) VoIP
7 1 (12.50%) vSphere

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 8 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) VoIP
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (37.50%) Support Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Team Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) GIS
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) ITSM
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (12.50%) Email Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) MCP
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
1 1 (12.50%) XenApp
1 1 (12.50%) XenServer
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Citrix
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Adobe
2 4 (50.00%) Symantec
2 4 (50.00%) McAfee
3 2 (25.00%) VMware