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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 162 157 196
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +39
Contract jobs citing Lotus 48 40 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.74% 0.64% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 1.68% 1.44% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 32 22
Average daily rate £290 £403 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.95% +23.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £166 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £498 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £272 £300
% change year-on-year
-26.33% -9.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £23.50 £16.75 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.29% -9.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £16.55 £13.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.90 £16.95 £19.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.88
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +0.84%
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2854 2783 3309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.22% 44.66% 40.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2010 1965 2224
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 74 97
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.44 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.18 £135.00 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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 78 (96.30%) IBM Notes
2 48 (59.26%) MS Office
3 39 (48.15%) Microsoft
4 38 (46.91%) Windows
5 32 (39.51%) Active Directory
6 28 (34.57%) ITIL
6 28 (34.57%) Finance
7 27 (33.33%) Windows 7
8 26 (32.10%) Banking
9 24 (29.63%) MS Excel
9 24 (29.63%) Windows XP
10 21 (25.93%) SharePoint
10 21 (25.93%) MS PowerPoint
11 20 (24.69%) Citrix
12 19 (23.46%) Blackberry
13 15 (18.52%) ISO 9001
14 14 (17.28%) MS Exchange
14 14 (17.28%) ServiceNow
15 13 (16.05%) Configuration Management
15 13 (16.05%) CMDB
16 12 (14.81%) CMS
17 11 (13.58%) Migration
17 11 (13.58%) Lotus Domino
18 9 (11.11%) Bloomberg
19 8 (9.88%) Reuters
19 8 (9.88%) HTML
19 8 (9.88%) VMware
19 8 (9.88%) Exchange Server 2010
20 7 (8.64%) XenApp
20 7 (8.64%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 78 (96.30%) IBM Notes
2 21 (25.93%) SharePoint
3 14 (17.28%) MS Exchange
4 12 (14.81%) CMS
5 11 (13.58%) Lotus Domino
6 8 (9.88%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (6.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (4.94%) Lync
8 4 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (4.94%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (1.23%) FileNet
Applications
1 48 (59.26%) MS Office
2 24 (29.63%) MS Excel
3 21 (25.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.23%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (1.23%) MS Project
4 1 (1.23%) RoboHelp
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.64%) Intranet
2 3 (3.70%) DNS
2 3 (3.70%) DHCP
2 3 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.70%) Internet
3 2 (2.47%) LAN
4 1 (1.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) MSI
General
1 28 (34.57%) Finance
2 26 (32.10%) Banking
3 6 (7.41%) Legal
3 6 (7.41%) Investment Banking
4 5 (6.17%) French Language
5 4 (4.94%) Law
5 4 (4.94%) Marketing
6 1 (1.23%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (55.56%) Analyst
2 22 (27.16%) Support Analyst
2 22 (27.16%) Desktop Support
3 15 (18.52%) Support Engineer
4 13 (16.05%) Configuration Analyst
5 12 (14.81%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 12 (14.81%) Desktop Analyst
6 10 (12.35%) 1st Line Support
6 10 (12.35%) Service Analyst
6 10 (12.35%) Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (9.88%) Desktop Engineer
8 7 (8.64%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 7 (8.64%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 6 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (6.17%) Developer
11 4 (4.94%) Lotus Notes Developer
12 3 (3.70%) Intranet Developer
12 3 (3.70%) Help Desk Analyst
12 3 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
13 2 (2.47%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.88%) HTML
2 4 (4.94%) XMPP
3 1 (1.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.46%) Blackberry
2 13 (16.05%) CMDB
3 4 (4.94%) NHS
4 1 (1.23%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 38 (46.91%) Windows
2 27 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 24 (29.63%) Windows XP
4 7 (8.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.70%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.23%) Android
7 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (34.57%) ITIL
2 13 (16.05%) Configuration Management
3 11 (13.58%) Migration
4 4 (4.94%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (4.94%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (4.94%) B2B
4 4 (4.94%) Business Continuity
4 4 (4.94%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (4.94%) Data Security
4 4 (4.94%) Workflow
4 4 (4.94%) Problem Management
5 2 (2.47%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.47%) Service Management
6 1 (1.23%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.23%) Document Management
6 1 (1.23%) Data Analysis
6 1 (1.23%) Supplier Management
6 1 (1.23%) Process Management
6 1 (1.23%) ITSM
6 1 (1.23%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.64%) LotusScript
2 6 (7.41%) VBScript
2 6 (7.41%) C
3 3 (3.70%) Formula Language
3 3 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.47%) SQL
5 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.94%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.23%) MCSE
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.52%) ISO 9001
2 4 (4.94%) SLA
3 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 32 (39.51%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.64%) XenApp
3 5 (6.17%) XenDesktop
4 3 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.23%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) SCOM
2 2 (2.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (2.47%) ARCserve
2 2 (2.47%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.47%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (2.47%) SCCM
3 1 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 39 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 20 (24.69%) Citrix
3 14 (17.28%) ServiceNow
4 9 (11.11%) Bloomberg
5 8 (9.88%) Reuters
5 8 (9.88%) VMware
6 6 (7.41%) HP
7 5 (6.17%) LANDesk
7 5 (6.17%) AppSense
7 5 (6.17%) Fidessa
7 5 (6.17%) Cisco
8 4 (4.94%) Nimsoft
8 4 (4.94%) MobileIron
9 3 (3.70%) IBM
9 3 (3.70%) Symantec
10 2 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (1.23%) Adobe
11 1 (1.23%) Sophos
11 1 (1.23%) Apple
11 1 (1.23%) Juniper
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