The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lotus
Rank 41 30 33
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing Lotus 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.28% 1.44% 1.06%
As % of the Vendors category 0.74% 2.96% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £155 £298 £189
% change year-on-year
-47.89% +57.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £12.42 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+44.92% -15.79%
Lotus
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry region.

Vendors Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
136 135 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 37.78% 48.74% 47.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 71 62
Average daily rate £375 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £190 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 10
Average hourly rate £11.00 £22.35 £17.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.78% +27.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lotus across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lotus across the Coventry region.

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lotus across the Coventry region.

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Lotus
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 3 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Skype
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Domino
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 3 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Domino
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) Skype
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Service Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Junior
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Messaging Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft