The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 City of London 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 162 153 183
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +30
Contract jobs citing Lotus 37 62 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.64% 0.87% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 1.43% 1.91% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 38 23
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.51% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £180 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £183 £225 £253
% change year-on-year
-18.88% -10.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 3
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 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.90 £23.75 £22.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +15.38%
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2593 3247 3370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.68% 45.82% 43.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1809 2262 2303
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £275 £260
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 51 115 98
Average hourly rate £20.75 £20.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £51.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
Lotus
London

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 82 (96.47%) IBM Notes
2 48 (56.47%) MS Office
2 48 (56.47%) Microsoft
3 32 (37.65%) ITIL
4 31 (36.47%) Windows
4 31 (36.47%) MS Excel
4 31 (36.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 28 (32.94%) Banking
5 28 (32.94%) Active Directory
6 25 (29.41%) SharePoint
7 24 (28.24%) Finance
8 23 (27.06%) Windows XP
9 22 (25.88%) Windows 7
10 17 (20.00%) ServiceNow
11 16 (18.82%) CMDB
11 16 (18.82%) Configuration Management
12 15 (17.65%) Marketing
12 15 (17.65%) CMS
12 15 (17.65%) Project Management
13 14 (16.47%) Citrix
13 14 (16.47%) ISO 9001
14 12 (14.12%) Investment Banking
14 12 (14.12%) CRM
14 12 (14.12%) QA
15 11 (12.94%) Danish Language
15 11 (12.94%) Blog
15 11 (12.94%) QlikView
15 11 (12.94%) Online Games
15 11 (12.94%) User Acceptance Testing
15 11 (12.94%) Online Marketing

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 82 (96.47%) IBM Notes
2 25 (29.41%) SharePoint
3 15 (17.65%) CMS
4 5 (5.88%) Lotus Domino
5 4 (4.71%) MS Exchange
6 3 (3.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.53%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.18%) FileNet
8 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.18%) Documentum
8 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 48 (56.47%) MS Office
2 31 (36.47%) MS Excel
2 31 (36.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.35%) MS Project
4 1 (1.18%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (1.18%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 11 (12.94%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.59%) Intranet
2 5 (5.88%) DNS
3 4 (4.71%) DHCP
4 3 (3.53%) LAN
5 2 (2.35%) Internet
6 1 (1.18%) IMAP
6 1 (1.18%) WAN
6 1 (1.18%) SMTP
6 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.94%) QlikView
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) MSI
General
1 28 (32.94%) Banking
2 24 (28.24%) Finance
3 15 (17.65%) Marketing
4 12 (14.12%) Investment Banking
5 11 (12.94%) Danish Language
5 11 (12.94%) Games
6 7 (8.24%) French Language
7 6 (7.06%) Legal
8 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.18%) Retail
8 1 (1.18%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 43 (50.59%) Analyst
2 16 (18.82%) Configuration Analyst
3 14 (16.47%) Service Analyst
3 14 (16.47%) Service Desk Analyst
4 13 (15.29%) 1st Line Support
5 12 (14.12%) Support Analyst
5 12 (14.12%) Desktop Support
6 7 (8.24%) Support Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Desktop Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (4.71%) Help Desk Analyst
10 3 (3.53%) Lotus Notes Developer
10 3 (3.53%) Developer
11 2 (2.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 2 (2.35%) Business Analyst
11 2 (2.35%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.24%) HTML
2 1 (1.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.82%) CMDB
2 11 (12.94%) Blog
2 11 (12.94%) Online Games
2 11 (12.94%) Social Media
2 11 (12.94%) New Media
3 10 (11.76%) Blackberry
4 4 (4.71%) NHS
5 2 (2.35%) Kindle
6 1 (1.18%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.18%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.18%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 31 (36.47%) Windows
2 23 (27.06%) Windows XP
3 22 (25.88%) Windows 7
4 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.35%) UNIX
5 2 (2.35%) Linux
5 2 (2.35%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (37.65%) ITIL
2 16 (18.82%) Configuration Management
3 15 (17.65%) Project Management
4 12 (14.12%) CRM
5 11 (12.94%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (12.94%) Online Marketing
5 11 (12.94%) Marketing Strategy
5 11 (12.94%) Analytics
6 9 (10.59%) Migration
7 6 (7.06%) Problem Management
8 4 (4.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (4.71%) B2B
8 4 (4.71%) Business Continuity
8 4 (4.71%) Document Management
8 4 (4.71%) Workflow
8 4 (4.71%) Data Security
8 4 (4.71%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.53%) Data Analysis
9 3 (3.53%) Business Analysis
10 2 (2.35%) Email Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.53%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.35%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.35%) LotusScript
2 2 (2.35%) Formula Language
3 1 (1.18%) C
3 1 (1.18%) Perl
3 1 (1.18%) SQL
3 1 (1.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (7.06%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.47%) ISO 9001
2 12 (14.12%) QA
3 4 (4.71%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (32.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.35%) XenApp
4 1 (1.18%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.18%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 11 (12.94%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (2.35%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (2.35%) ARCserve
2 2 (2.35%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.18%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 48 (56.47%) Microsoft
2 17 (20.00%) ServiceNow
3 14 (16.47%) Citrix
4 8 (9.41%) VMware
5 6 (7.06%) HP
6 5 (5.88%) Bloomberg
7 4 (4.71%) Reuters
8 3 (3.53%) IBM
9 2 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (2.35%) Dell
10 1 (1.18%) BT
10 1 (1.18%) Apple
10 1 (1.18%) Symantec
10 1 (1.18%) Sophos
10 1 (1.18%) SAP
10 1 (1.18%) Oracle
10 1 (1.18%) Adobe
10 1 (1.18%) Cisco
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