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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 171 176 165
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs citing Lotus 25 40 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.44% 0.59% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 1.02% 1.31% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 29 18
Average daily rate
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£275 £263 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -25.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £168 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £420 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £150 £245
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -38.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Average hourly rate £13.38 £23.50 £10.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.08% +134.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.89% -3.33%
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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
2453 3051 2647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.39% 44.66% 43.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1816 2196 1898
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 75 79
Average hourly rate £17.87 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £12.50 £14.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.69 £30.83 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 49 (96.08%) IBM Notes
2 33 (64.71%) Microsoft
3 29 (56.86%) Windows
4 28 (54.90%) MS Office
5 19 (37.25%) Active Directory
5 19 (37.25%) Finance
6 18 (35.29%) MS Excel
7 17 (33.33%) Banking
7 17 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (31.37%) Windows 7
9 15 (29.41%) MS PowerPoint
10 14 (27.45%) Windows XP
11 12 (23.53%) Blackberry
11 12 (23.53%) ITIL
12 10 (19.61%) Citrix
13 8 (15.69%) Project Management
13 8 (15.69%) Migration
14 7 (13.73%) SharePoint
14 7 (13.73%) ISO 9001
15 6 (11.76%) CRM
15 6 (11.76%) MS Exchange
15 6 (11.76%) Configuration Management
15 6 (11.76%) BMC PATROL
15 6 (11.76%) WebTrends
15 6 (11.76%) Games
15 6 (11.76%) Investment Banking
15 6 (11.76%) Marketing
15 6 (11.76%) Danish Language
15 6 (11.76%) QA
15 6 (11.76%) Blog

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 49 (96.08%) IBM Notes
2 7 (13.73%) SharePoint
3 6 (11.76%) MS Exchange
4 5 (9.80%) CMS
5 4 (7.84%) Lotus Domino
5 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 28 (54.90%) MS Office
2 18 (35.29%) MS Excel
3 15 (29.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (11.76%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.96%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) DHCP
1 4 (7.84%) DNS
2 2 (3.92%) VPN
2 2 (3.92%) WAN
2 2 (3.92%) LAN
3 1 (1.96%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.96%) Wireless
3 1 (1.96%) LDAP
3 1 (1.96%) VoIP
3 1 (1.96%) POP3
3 1 (1.96%) SMTP
3 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.96%) SSL
3 1 (1.96%) Intranet
3 1 (1.96%) Internet
3 1 (1.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) QlikView
2 1 (1.96%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.96%) Build Forge
1 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.96%) ClearCase
General
1 19 (37.25%) Finance
2 17 (33.33%) Banking
3 6 (11.76%) Games
3 6 (11.76%) Investment Banking
3 6 (11.76%) Marketing
3 6 (11.76%) Danish Language
4 5 (9.80%) French Language
5 4 (7.84%) Legal
6 2 (3.92%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.96%) Retail
7 1 (1.96%) Private Banking
7 1 (1.96%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (1.96%) Cantonese Language
7 1 (1.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (25.49%) Analyst
2 7 (13.73%) Desktop Support
2 7 (13.73%) Support Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) Service Analyst
3 6 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Configuration Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (7.84%) Customer Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (7.84%) Administrator
6 3 (5.88%) Support Technician
7 2 (3.92%) Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Applications Support
7 2 (3.92%) Messaging Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Security Administrator
7 2 (3.92%) Applications Support Technician
8 1 (1.96%) Configuration and Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) .NET
1 1 (1.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (23.53%) Blackberry
3 6 (11.76%) Blog
3 6 (11.76%) Online Games
3 6 (11.76%) New Media
3 6 (11.76%) Social Media
4 5 (9.80%) CMDB
5 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.92%) iPad
6 1 (1.96%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.96%) Kindle
6 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.96%) Replication
6 1 (1.96%) Clustering
6 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 29 (56.86%) Windows
2 16 (31.37%) Windows 7
3 14 (27.45%) Windows XP
4 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.88%) UNIX
6 2 (3.92%) Linux
7 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) ITIL
2 8 (15.69%) Project Management
2 8 (15.69%) Migration
3 6 (11.76%) CRM
3 6 (11.76%) Configuration Management
3 6 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (11.76%) Online Marketing
3 6 (11.76%) Marketing Strategy
3 6 (11.76%) Analytics
4 3 (5.88%) Coaching
4 3 (5.88%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.92%) Data Analysis
5 2 (3.92%) Email Migration
6 1 (1.96%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.96%) Document Management
6 1 (1.96%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.96%) Business Analysis
6 1 (1.96%) Business Continuity
6 1 (1.96%) Web Design
6 1 (1.96%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.92%) C
3 1 (1.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) MCSE
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.96%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) ISO 9001
2 6 (11.76%) QA
3 3 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (37.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.96%) DFS Replication
2 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (11.76%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (1.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.96%) Unicenter
2 1 (1.96%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.96%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (1.96%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 33 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (19.61%) Citrix
3 5 (9.80%) ServiceNow
3 5 (9.80%) IBM
3 5 (9.80%) Reuters
3 5 (9.80%) Bloomberg
4 3 (5.88%) Dell
5 2 (3.92%) CA
5 2 (3.92%) BT
5 2 (3.92%) Computacenter
6 1 (1.96%) MobileIron
6 1 (1.96%) Altiris
6 1 (1.96%) VMware
6 1 (1.96%) SAP
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco
6 1 (1.96%) NetApp
6 1 (1.96%) HP
6 1 (1.96%) Symantec
6 1 (1.96%) McAfee
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