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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 187 173 169
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Contract jobs citing Lotus 20 49 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.33% 0.67% 0.71%
As % of the Vendors category 0.74% 1.48% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 36 27
Average daily rate
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£275 £263 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £169 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £420 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £250 £264
% change year-on-year
+7.00% -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 £14.50
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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
2699 3311 3062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.10% 45.54% 43.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1967 2315 2122
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £265
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 64 90 83
Average hourly rate £17.87 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.38% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.25 £28.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 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 24 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 29 (51.79%) Windows
4 26 (46.43%) MS Office
5 19 (33.93%) Active Directory
5 19 (33.93%) Finance
5 19 (33.93%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (32.14%) MS Excel
7 16 (28.57%) Banking
7 16 (28.57%) Windows XP
7 16 (28.57%) Windows 7
8 15 (26.79%) MS PowerPoint
8 15 (26.79%) Project Management
9 13 (23.21%) ITIL
10 11 (19.64%) CRM
10 11 (19.64%) Citrix
10 11 (19.64%) WebTrends
10 11 (19.64%) BMC PATROL
10 11 (19.64%) Marketing
10 11 (19.64%) Games
10 11 (19.64%) Social Media
10 11 (19.64%) Blog
10 11 (19.64%) Online Marketing
10 11 (19.64%) Danish Language
10 11 (19.64%) QA
10 11 (19.64%) QlikView
10 11 (19.64%) Online Games
10 11 (19.64%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (19.64%) Analytics
10 11 (19.64%) Marketing Strategy

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.14%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (7.14%) CMS
3 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.36%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.79%) Documentum
Applications
1 26 (46.43%) MS Office
2 18 (32.14%) MS Excel
3 15 (26.79%) 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
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.79%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.79%) Build Forge
General
1 19 (33.93%) Finance
2 16 (28.57%) 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 17 (30.36%) Analyst
2 9 (16.07%) Service Analyst
2 9 (16.07%) Service Desk 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%) Configuration Analyst
4 4 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (5.36%) Administrator
5 3 (5.36%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Architect
5 3 (5.36%) Support Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Desktop Support Engineer
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%) .NET
1 1 (1.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (33.93%) 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 4 (7.14%) 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 29 (51.79%) Windows
2 16 (28.57%) Windows XP
2 16 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 4 (7.14%) UNIX
3 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
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%) Business Analysis
7 3 (5.36%) Document Management
8 2 (3.57%) Data Analysis
8 2 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.57%) Business Continuity
8 2 (3.57%) Email Migration
8 2 (3.57%) Coaching
9 1 (1.79%) Software Deployment
9 1 (1.79%) Web Design
9 1 (1.79%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.57%) C
3 1 (1.79%) Perl
3 1 (1.79%) VB
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 6 (10.71%) 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%) Unicenter
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%) IBM
4 4 (7.14%) Reuters
4 4 (7.14%) Bloomberg
4 4 (7.14%) ServiceNow
5 3 (5.36%) VMware
5 3 (5.36%) HP
6 2 (3.57%) Dell
6 2 (3.57%) CA
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%) NetApp
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