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 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 29 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Lotus 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.27% 0.33% -
As % of the Vendors category 4.24% 0.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£215 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £190 £255
% change year-on-year
+64.47% -25.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.21 £14.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-15.79% -1.69%
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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
165 142 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 53.40% 46.56% 50.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 70 27
Average daily rate £325 £400 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +49.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £260 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 39
Average hourly rate £22.00 £14.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.72% -61.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lotus across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Lotus Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) IBM Notes
2 8 (80.00%) Lotus Domino
3 6 (60.00%) ITIL
3 6 (60.00%) Citrix
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (50.00%) SLA
4 5 (50.00%) IBM
4 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 1 (10.00%) MS Office
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) UNIX
6 1 (10.00%) HPUX
6 1 (10.00%) Linux
6 1 (10.00%) Wireless
6 1 (10.00%) DameWare
6 1 (10.00%) MCDST
6 1 (10.00%) MCITP

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 8 (80.00%) IBM Notes
1 8 (80.00%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Support Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Administrator
3 3 (30.00%) Server Administrator
3 3 (30.00%) Domino Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Lotus Notes Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) HPUX
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (10.00%) MCDST
1 1 (10.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) DameWare
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Citrix
2 5 (50.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft