The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 167 169 193
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +24
Contract jobs citing Lotus 31 62 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.54% 0.84% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 1.18% 1.82% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 36 20
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£300 £363 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £174 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £475 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £265 £275
% change year-on-year
-19.81% -3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 5
Average hourly rate £23.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.51% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.99 £14.25 £17.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.90 £24.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +26.92%
Lotus
London

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

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2623 3403 3418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.36% 46.20% 42.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1817 2373 2332
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 96 95
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.97 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £59.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Lotus
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lotus across the City of London region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Lotus Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 76 (96.20%) IBM Notes
2 47 (59.49%) MS Office
3 46 (58.23%) Microsoft
4 31 (39.24%) MS Excel
5 30 (37.97%) MS PowerPoint
6 29 (36.71%) Windows
7 28 (35.44%) ITIL
7 28 (35.44%) Banking
8 25 (31.65%) Active Directory
9 23 (29.11%) SharePoint
10 22 (27.85%) Windows XP
11 21 (26.58%) Finance
12 20 (25.32%) Windows 7
13 17 (21.52%) ServiceNow
14 16 (20.25%) CMDB
14 16 (20.25%) Configuration Management
15 15 (18.99%) Project Management
15 15 (18.99%) Marketing
15 15 (18.99%) CMS
16 14 (17.72%) ISO 9001
17 13 (16.46%) Citrix
18 12 (15.19%) Investment Banking
18 12 (15.19%) CRM
18 12 (15.19%) QA
19 11 (13.92%) Online Marketing
19 11 (13.92%) QlikView
19 11 (13.92%) Online Games
19 11 (13.92%) User Acceptance Testing
19 11 (13.92%) Social Media
19 11 (13.92%) Marketing Strategy

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 76 (96.20%) IBM Notes
2 23 (29.11%) SharePoint
3 15 (18.99%) CMS
4 3 (3.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (3.80%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.80%) Lotus Domino
4 3 (3.80%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.27%) Documentum
6 1 (1.27%) FileNet
6 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 47 (59.49%) MS Office
2 31 (39.24%) MS Excel
3 30 (37.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.27%) RoboHelp
5 1 (1.27%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (1.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (13.92%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.86%) Intranet
2 5 (6.33%) DNS
3 4 (5.06%) DHCP
4 3 (3.80%) LAN
5 1 (1.27%) WAN
5 1 (1.27%) SMTP
5 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.27%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.92%) QlikView
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) MSI
General
1 28 (35.44%) Banking
2 21 (26.58%) Finance
3 15 (18.99%) Marketing
4 12 (15.19%) Investment Banking
5 11 (13.92%) Games
5 11 (13.92%) Danish Language
6 7 (8.86%) French Language
7 6 (7.59%) Legal
8 1 (1.27%) Retail
8 1 (1.27%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 42 (53.16%) Analyst
2 16 (20.25%) Configuration Analyst
3 13 (16.46%) Service Desk Analyst
3 13 (16.46%) 1st Line Support
3 13 (16.46%) Service Analyst
4 11 (13.92%) Support Analyst
5 10 (12.66%) Desktop Support
6 7 (8.86%) Support Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 6 (7.59%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (5.06%) Help Desk Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) Desktop Analyst
10 2 (2.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 2 (2.53%) 3rd Line Support
10 2 (2.53%) Architect
10 2 (2.53%) Consultant
10 2 (2.53%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.33%) HTML
2 1 (1.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.25%) CMDB
2 11 (13.92%) Blog
2 11 (13.92%) Online Games
2 11 (13.92%) Social Media
2 11 (13.92%) New Media
3 10 (12.66%) Blackberry
4 4 (5.06%) NHS
5 2 (2.53%) Kindle
6 1 (1.27%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.27%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.27%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 29 (36.71%) Windows
2 22 (27.85%) Windows XP
3 20 (25.32%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.53%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.53%) Linux
5 2 (2.53%) UNIX
6 1 (1.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.44%) ITIL
2 16 (20.25%) Configuration Management
3 15 (18.99%) Project Management
4 12 (15.19%) CRM
5 11 (13.92%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (13.92%) Online Marketing
5 11 (13.92%) Marketing Strategy
5 11 (13.92%) Analytics
6 6 (7.59%) Migration
7 5 (6.33%) Problem Management
8 4 (5.06%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (5.06%) B2B
8 4 (5.06%) Data Security
8 4 (5.06%) Workflow
8 4 (5.06%) Document Management
9 3 (3.80%) Data Analysis
9 3 (3.80%) Business Analysis
9 3 (3.80%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.80%) Business Continuity
10 2 (2.53%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.80%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.27%) C
2 1 (1.27%) Perl
2 1 (1.27%) SQL
2 1 (1.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (6.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.72%) ISO 9001
2 12 (15.19%) QA
3 3 (3.80%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (31.65%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.53%) XenApp
4 1 (1.27%) Sendmail
4 1 (1.27%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (13.92%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (2.53%) ARCserve
2 2 (2.53%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.53%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.27%) SCCM
3 1 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.27%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 46 (58.23%) Microsoft
2 17 (21.52%) ServiceNow
3 13 (16.46%) Citrix
4 5 (6.33%) HP
4 5 (6.33%) Bloomberg
4 5 (6.33%) VMware
5 4 (5.06%) Reuters
6 3 (3.80%) IBM
7 2 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.53%) Dell
8 1 (1.27%) Apple
8 1 (1.27%) Adobe
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle
8 1 (1.27%) SAP
8 1 (1.27%) Cisco
8 1 (1.27%) Symantec
8 1 (1.27%) Sophos
8 1 (1.27%) BT
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday