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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 174 161 142
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -19
Contract jobs citing Lotus 10 39 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.67% 0.91%
As % of the Vendors category 0.46% 1.57% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 29 41
Average daily rate
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£275 £193 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -40.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £166 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £341 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £190 £200
% change year-on-year
+67.10% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £9.52 £23.50 £13.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.51% +77.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
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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
2183 2488 2447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.50% 42.89% 42.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1604 1713 1712
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 52 61
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.33 £14.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.20 £32.31 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 33 (94.29%) IBM Notes
2 22 (62.86%) Windows
2 22 (62.86%) Microsoft
3 21 (60.00%) MS Office
4 14 (40.00%) Banking
5 13 (37.14%) Windows 7
5 13 (37.14%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (37.14%) Blackberry
6 11 (31.43%) Finance
7 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
8 9 (25.71%) ITIL
8 9 (25.71%) Windows XP
8 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
9 8 (22.86%) Citrix
9 8 (22.86%) MS PowerPoint
10 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management
11 6 (17.14%) ISO 9001
11 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
12 5 (14.29%) Reuters
12 5 (14.29%) Bloomberg
12 5 (14.29%) CMS
12 5 (14.29%) CMDB
12 5 (14.29%) ServiceNow
12 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (11.43%) Coaching
13 4 (11.43%) Migration
13 4 (11.43%) Lotus Domino
13 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
14 3 (8.57%) DHCP
14 3 (8.57%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 33 (94.29%) IBM Notes
2 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
3 5 (14.29%) CMS
4 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
4 4 (11.43%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 21 (60.00%) MS Office
2 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 8 (22.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
1 1 (2.86%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) VPN
1 3 (8.57%) DNS
1 3 (8.57%) DHCP
2 2 (5.71%) Wireless
2 2 (5.71%) LAN
2 2 (5.71%) WAN
3 1 (2.86%) POP3
3 1 (2.86%) SMTP
3 1 (2.86%) VoIP
3 1 (2.86%) SSL
3 1 (2.86%) SAN
3 1 (2.86%) Internet
3 1 (2.86%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.86%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.86%) ClearCase
1 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.86%) Build Forge
General
1 14 (40.00%) Banking
2 11 (31.43%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.86%) Back Office
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Private Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (2.86%) Cantonese Language
4 1 (2.86%) French Language
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Desktop Support
1 8 (22.86%) Support Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Configuration Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Administrator
5 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (8.57%) Customer Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Support Technician
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.71%) Security Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Deskside Support
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Support Technician
7 1 (2.86%) Configuration and Release Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Build and Release Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Messaging Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Storage Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Installation Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
1 1 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Blackberry
1 13 (37.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.29%) CMDB
3 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.71%) iPad
4 1 (2.86%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.86%) iPhone
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Replication
4 1 (2.86%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (62.86%) Windows
2 13 (37.14%) Windows 7
3 9 (25.71%) Windows XP
4 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.57%) UNIX
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) ITIL
2 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (11.43%) Migration
3 4 (11.43%) Coaching
4 2 (5.71%) Change Management
5 1 (2.86%) Web Design
5 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.86%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.86%) Project Management
5 1 (2.86%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) C
1 1 (2.86%) VB
1 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) MCSE
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.86%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) ISO 9001
2 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.86%) DFS Replication
2 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Unicenter
1 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (2.86%) ARCserve
1 1 (2.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 22 (62.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.86%) Citrix
3 5 (14.29%) Reuters
3 5 (14.29%) Bloomberg
3 5 (14.29%) ServiceNow
4 3 (8.57%) IBM
5 2 (5.71%) CA
5 2 (5.71%) Computacenter
6 1 (2.86%) MobileIron
6 1 (2.86%) Symantec
6 1 (2.86%) McAfee
6 1 (2.86%) VMware
6 1 (2.86%) Altiris
6 1 (2.86%) NetApp
6 1 (2.86%) Apple
6 1 (2.86%) SAP
6 1 (2.86%) Dell