The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lotus
Rank 51 72 54
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -18
Contract jobs citing Lotus 7 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.05% 0.10% 2.12%
As % of the Vendors category 2.38% 0.26% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 15
Median daily rate £120 £140 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £190 £260
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £11.50 £13.60
% change year-on-year
+104.34% -15.44%
Lotus
North West

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

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
294 383 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.21% 38.30% 50.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 242 177
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £232 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 24
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.25 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +14.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.08 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £34.75 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Lotus as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Lotus
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lotus within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +4 7 £120 -14.28%
Lotus
North West

Lotus
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Lotus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Lotus.

1 9 (100.00%) MS Office
1 9 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Service Management
2 7 (77.78%) Change Management
2 7 (77.78%) Incident Management
2 7 (77.78%) Computer Science
2 7 (77.78%) Problem Management
2 7 (77.78%) Trend Analysis
2 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 7 (77.78%) MCP
2 7 (77.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (100.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (55.56%) Service Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) 1st Line Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (22.22%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (77.78%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
1 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Change Management
1 7 (77.78%) Incident Management
1 7 (77.78%) ITIL
1 7 (77.78%) Problem Management
1 7 (77.78%) Service Management
1 7 (77.78%) Trend Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
2 1 (11.11%) ERP
2 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) MCP
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix