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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 80 94 82
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -12
Contract jobs citing Lotus 11 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.72% 0.24% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 1.51% 0.55% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£295 £125 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+136.00% -50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £275 £253
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +8.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £10.15 - £11.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £16.25 £13.25
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +22.64%
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
729 722 748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 47.52% 43.76% 47.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 352 301
Average daily rate £375 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £120 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 50 67
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £50.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.70%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lotus across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lotus within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire - 5 £295 - 1
Derbyshire - 3 - - 1
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 14 (93.33%) IBM Notes
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
3 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (33.33%) WAN
4 5 (33.33%) MS Office
4 5 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
5 4 (26.67%) Lotus Domino
5 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
5 4 (26.67%) FMCG
5 4 (26.67%) Quickr
5 4 (26.67%) Office 365
6 3 (20.00%) Lync
6 3 (20.00%) LAN
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (20.00%) Citrix
7 2 (13.33%) VPN
7 2 (13.33%) Toad
7 2 (13.33%) DNS
7 2 (13.33%) IBM
7 2 (13.33%) ADSL
7 2 (13.33%) AutoCAD
7 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
7 2 (13.33%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 2 (13.33%) Wireless
7 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
7 2 (13.33%) XPages
8 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (6.67%) Technical Analysis

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 14 (93.33%) IBM Notes
2 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (26.67%) Lotus Domino
2 4 (26.67%) Quickr
3 3 (20.00%) Lync
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Office
2 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (13.33%) AutoCAD
3 2 (13.33%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) WAN
2 3 (20.00%) LAN
2 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) VPN
3 2 (13.33%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) ADSL
3 2 (13.33%) Wireless
4 1 (6.67%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (6.67%) DHCP
4 1 (6.67%) SNMP
4 1 (6.67%) Intranet
4 1 (6.67%) Internet
4 1 (6.67%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Toad
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Lotus Notes Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Domino Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) XPages
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) FMCG
2 1 (6.67%) iSeries
2 1 (6.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) Extreme Programming
2 1 (6.67%) Unified Process
2 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Project Management
2 1 (6.67%) Network Design
2 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) Logistics
2 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (6.67%) Time Management
2 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (6.67%) RUP
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) LotusScript
1 1 (6.67%) Formula Language
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (13.33%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Symantec