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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 181 175 169
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Contract jobs citing Lotus 21 49 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.67% 0.67%
As % of the Vendors category 0.78% 1.47% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 37 27
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£241 £263 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.09% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £170 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £424 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £258 £250 £264
% change year-on-year
+3.00% -5.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 4
Average hourly rate £13.38 £19.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.41% -15.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
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
2691 3328 3242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.31% 45.65% 43.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1945 2323 2259
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 92 87
Average hourly rate £17.87 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 55 (98.21%) IBM Notes
2 34 (60.71%) Microsoft
3 28 (50.00%) Windows
4 27 (48.21%) MS Office
5 20 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (33.93%) MS Excel
6 19 (33.93%) Active Directory
6 19 (33.93%) Finance
7 17 (30.36%) Banking
8 16 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
8 16 (28.57%) Windows XP
8 16 (28.57%) Windows 7
9 15 (26.79%) Project Management
10 13 (23.21%) ITIL
11 11 (19.64%) CRM
11 11 (19.64%) WebTrends
11 11 (19.64%) BMC PATROL
11 11 (19.64%) Citrix
11 11 (19.64%) Marketing
11 11 (19.64%) Danish Language
11 11 (19.64%) QA
11 11 (19.64%) Games
11 11 (19.64%) Social Media
11 11 (19.64%) Online Marketing
11 11 (19.64%) Marketing Strategy
11 11 (19.64%) New Media
11 11 (19.64%) Analytics
11 11 (19.64%) QlikView
11 11 (19.64%) Online Games
11 11 (19.64%) User Acceptance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 55 (98.21%) IBM Notes
2 9 (16.07%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.93%) CMS
4 4 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (7.14%) MS Exchange
4 4 (7.14%) Lotus Domino
4 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.36%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.79%) Documentum
Applications
1 27 (48.21%) MS Office
2 19 (33.93%) MS Excel
3 16 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (19.64%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.79%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) DNS
2 4 (7.14%) DHCP
3 3 (5.36%) LAN
3 3 (5.36%) WAN
3 3 (5.36%) Intranet
4 2 (3.57%) SMTP
5 1 (1.79%) LDAP
5 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.79%) VPN
5 1 (1.79%) POP3
5 1 (1.79%) VoIP
5 1 (1.79%) Internet
5 1 (1.79%) IMAP
5 1 (1.79%) SSL
5 1 (1.79%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.64%) QlikView
2 1 (1.79%) MS Access
General
1 19 (33.93%) Finance
2 17 (30.36%) Banking
3 11 (19.64%) Marketing
3 11 (19.64%) Danish Language
3 11 (19.64%) Games
4 8 (14.29%) Investment Banking
5 6 (10.71%) French Language
6 4 (7.14%) Legal
7 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.79%) Back Office
7 1 (1.79%) Private Banking
7 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (32.14%) Analyst
2 9 (16.07%) Service Desk Analyst
2 9 (16.07%) Service Analyst
3 5 (8.93%) Configuration Analyst
3 5 (8.93%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (8.93%) Support Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) Customer Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 4 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (5.36%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Architect
5 3 (5.36%) Support Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Administrator
6 2 (3.57%) Messaging Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) Support Technician
6 2 (3.57%) Business Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Consultant
7 1 (1.79%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (1.79%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (19.64%) New Media
2 11 (19.64%) Blog
2 11 (19.64%) Online Games
2 11 (19.64%) Social Media
3 10 (17.86%) Blackberry
4 5 (8.93%) CMDB
5 2 (3.57%) iPad
5 2 (3.57%) Kindle
6 1 (1.79%) Replication
6 1 (1.79%) Clustering
6 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 28 (50.00%) Windows
2 16 (28.57%) Windows XP
2 16 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.36%) UNIX
4 3 (5.36%) Linux
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) Project Management
2 13 (23.21%) ITIL
3 11 (19.64%) CRM
3 11 (19.64%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (19.64%) Online Marketing
3 11 (19.64%) Marketing Strategy
3 11 (19.64%) Analytics
4 8 (14.29%) Migration
5 5 (8.93%) Configuration Management
6 4 (7.14%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.36%) Document Management
7 3 (5.36%) Business Analysis
8 2 (3.57%) Data Analysis
8 2 (3.57%) Business Continuity
8 2 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.57%) Email Migration
8 2 (3.57%) Coaching
9 1 (1.79%) GAP Analysis
9 1 (1.79%) Asset Management
9 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.57%) C
3 1 (1.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.79%) IBM Certification
2 1 (1.79%) MCSE
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (19.64%) QA
2 7 (12.50%) ISO 9001
3 4 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (33.93%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.79%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.79%) XenApp
3 1 (1.79%) DFS Replication
3 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (19.64%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (3.57%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.79%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.79%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.79%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 34 (60.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (19.64%) Citrix
3 5 (8.93%) ServiceNow
4 4 (7.14%) IBM
4 4 (7.14%) Reuters
4 4 (7.14%) Bloomberg
5 3 (5.36%) VMware
5 3 (5.36%) HP
6 2 (3.57%) Dell
6 2 (3.57%) SAP
6 2 (3.57%) BT
6 2 (3.57%) Computacenter
7 1 (1.79%) Altiris
7 1 (1.79%) Symantec
7 1 (1.79%) McAfee
7 1 (1.79%) Cisco
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle
7 1 (1.79%) CA
7 1 (1.79%) NetApp
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