The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 Coventry 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 33 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Lotus 12 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 3.18% - 1.44%
As % of the Vendors category 6.38% - 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £225 £260
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.75 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+11.86% +13.46%
Vendors Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
188 93 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 49.87% 37.05% 54.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 27 76
Average daily rate £325 £290 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -27.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £104 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £573 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 13
Average hourly rate £17.50 £33.15 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.20% +97.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £20.20 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £28.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Lotus
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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 23 July 2014.

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 17 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) ITIL
2 12 (80.00%) IBM Notes
3 11 (73.33%) SLA
3 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
4 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 10 (66.67%) MS Office
5 5 (33.33%) Citrix
6 4 (26.67%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
7 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
7 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (6.67%) UNIX
7 1 (6.67%) HPUX
7 1 (6.67%) Linux
7 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (6.67%) HP

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 12 (80.00%) IBM Notes
2 4 (26.67%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 10 (66.67%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Support Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Help Desk Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (33.33%) Service Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Server Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Domino Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) HPUX
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (73.33%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) HP