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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 181 153 175
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +22
Contract jobs citing Lotus 20 41 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.71% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 0.79% 1.57% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 21
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£275 £290 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £110 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £515 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £205 £250
% change year-on-year
+62.19% -18.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 9
Average hourly rate £13.55 £23.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.96% +21.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.78 £23.55 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.31 £23.95 £23.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -
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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 City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2531 2607 3139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.38% 45.29% 45.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1878 1797 2191
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 43 115
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.99 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015, 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 27 (96.43%) IBM Notes
2 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 13 (46.43%) Banking
3 11 (39.29%) Windows
4 10 (35.71%) Windows 7
5 9 (32.14%) Blackberry
6 8 (28.57%) MS Office
7 7 (25.00%) ITIL
8 6 (21.43%) Citrix
8 6 (21.43%) Lotus Domino
8 6 (21.43%) Migration
9 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
9 5 (17.86%) Windows XP
9 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
9 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
10 4 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (14.29%) SMTP
10 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
10 4 (14.29%) Clustering
11 3 (10.71%) Retail
11 3 (10.71%) SCCM
11 3 (10.71%) SLA
11 3 (10.71%) Reuters
11 3 (10.71%) Bloomberg
11 3 (10.71%) Project Management
11 3 (10.71%) Apple
11 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (10.71%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 27 (96.43%) IBM Notes
2 6 (21.43%) Lotus Domino
3 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
4 4 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (7.14%) Lync
5 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.57%) Documentum
6 1 (3.57%) GroupWise
6 1 (3.57%) FileNet
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MS Office
2 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.57%) RoboHelp
3 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.57%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
1 1 (3.57%) IaaS
1 1 (3.57%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) SMTP
2 3 (10.71%) Internet
3 2 (7.14%) VPN
3 2 (7.14%) LAN
3 2 (7.14%) WAN
4 1 (3.57%) LDAP
4 1 (3.57%) VoIP
4 1 (3.57%) HTTP
4 1 (3.57%) Kerberos
4 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.57%) DNS
4 1 (3.57%) DMZ
4 1 (3.57%) Intranet
4 1 (3.57%) Firewall
4 1 (3.57%) Wireless
General
1 13 (46.43%) Finance
1 13 (46.43%) Banking
2 3 (10.71%) Retail
3 2 (7.14%) Law
3 2 (7.14%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Private Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.57%) Advertising
4 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Desktop Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Desktop Support
3 6 (21.43%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Administrator
4 5 (17.86%) Business Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Lotus Notes Administrator
4 5 (17.86%) Domino Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (7.14%) Installation Technician
6 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Deskside Support
6 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.57%) Trainer
7 1 (3.57%) Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Migration Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) XML
2 1 (3.57%) SAML
2 1 (3.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Blackberry
2 4 (14.29%) Clustering
3 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.14%) iPhone
4 2 (7.14%) iPad
5 1 (3.57%) Learning Management System
5 1 (3.57%) Private Cloud
5 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.57%) E-Learning
5 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Windows
2 10 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 5 (17.86%) Windows XP
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.57%) Android
6 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) ITIL
2 6 (21.43%) Migration
3 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 3 (10.71%) Project Management
5 2 (7.14%) Change Management
5 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.14%) Coaching
5 2 (7.14%) SDLC
5 2 (7.14%) Office Automation
6 1 (3.57%) Data Centre Operations
6 1 (3.57%) UML
6 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.57%) PRINCE
6 1 (3.57%) BPR
6 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.57%) Identity Management
6 1 (3.57%) Service Management
6 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.57%) Content Management
6 1 (3.57%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) Java
1 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.57%) Python
1 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) MCSE
1 1 (3.57%) MCT
1 1 (3.57%) CCNA
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.57%) PMP
1 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) IIBA
1 1 (3.57%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) Citrix
3 3 (10.71%) Apple
3 3 (10.71%) Reuters
3 3 (10.71%) Bloomberg
4 2 (7.14%) Clearswift
4 2 (7.14%) VMware
5 1 (3.57%) LANDesk
5 1 (3.57%) Novell
5 1 (3.57%) Remedy
5 1 (3.57%) Adobe
5 1 (3.57%) Dell
5 1 (3.57%) SAP
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) IBM