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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 29 May 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lotus
Rank 42 37 33
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing Lotus 2 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.54% 0.92% 2.09%
As % of the Vendors category 1.31% 1.90% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £215 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -28.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £306 £185
% change year-on-year
-15.10% +65.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Median hourly rate £15.75 - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.43 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-2.75% +6.37%
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
153 158 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 41.69% 48.32% 43.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 91 55
Median daily rate £400 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £454 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 15
Median hourly rate £12.50 £18.51 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.46% -39.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.34%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Coventry region citing Lotus as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Lotus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Coventry region with a requirement for Lotus.

1 3 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Intel Security
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) WSUS
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Kaseya
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
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%) Skype
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Sage
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Domino
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Domino
3 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Skype
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Architect
1 1 (33.33%) First Line Help Desk Support
1 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
1 1 (33.33%) Messaging Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) WSUS
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Intel Security
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Kaseya
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Sage
2 1 (33.33%) VMware