The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lotus
Rank 104 89 90
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Contract jobs citing Lotus 1 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.061% 0.58% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 1.32% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 3
Median daily rate £135 £115 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -61.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £185 £225
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -17.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £12.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year
+118.75% -11.76%
Lotus
England

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

Vendors Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
734 683 761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 44.46% 43.75% 45.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 387 403
Median daily rate £375 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 38 53
Median hourly rate £14.25 £13.90 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.51% -13.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.45 £9.95 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £33.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing Lotus as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Lotus.

1 8 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Migration
3 4 (50.00%) MS Office
4 3 (37.50%) WAN
4 3 (37.50%) Office 365
5 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
6 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 1 (12.50%) VoIP
6 1 (12.50%) VBScript
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (12.50%) VPN
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 1 (12.50%) HP
6 1 (12.50%) Citrix
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 1 (12.50%) Internet
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (12.50%) SCCM
6 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 8 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (37.50%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) IT Support
2 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 1st Line Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) IT Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Programme Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Programme Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
2 1 (12.50%) Software Distribution
2 1 (12.50%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) Citrix
1 1 (12.50%) HP
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow