The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 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 East Midlands 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 89 76 74
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Contract jobs citing Lotus 6 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.42% 0.97% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 0.98% 2.10% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 2
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
- £125 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £225 £260
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
Vendors Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
611 667 639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 42.46% 46.03% 44.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 332 271
Average daily rate £350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £125 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 46 59
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £10.04 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Lotus
England

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 29 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Derbyshire +2 2 - -
Northamptonshire -7 2 - -
Leicestershire - 2 - -
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 10 (83.33%) IBM Notes
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 7 (58.33%) MS Office
3 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
4 6 (50.00%) VPN
4 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
6 4 (33.33%) Citrix
6 4 (33.33%) Novell
6 4 (33.33%) Blackberry
6 4 (33.33%) Windows 2000
6 4 (33.33%) NetWare
7 3 (25.00%) VBScript
7 3 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
7 3 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (25.00%) HP
7 3 (25.00%) ITSM
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Vista
7 3 (25.00%) ServiceCenter
7 3 (25.00%) XenDesktop
7 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (25.00%) Apple iOS
8 2 (16.67%) Lync
8 2 (16.67%) Office 365
8 2 (16.67%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 2 (16.67%) FMCG
8 2 (16.67%) Quickr

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 10 (83.33%) IBM Notes
2 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (16.67%) Quickr
4 2 (16.67%) Lync
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) AutoCAD
2 2 (16.67%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (16.67%) Wireless
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) ADSL
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Toad
General
1 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Remote Desktop Support
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (16.67%) FMCG
3 1 (8.33%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
4 4 (33.33%) NetWare
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 2000
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Vista
5 3 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) VBScript
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MBA
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix
2 4 (33.33%) Novell
3 3 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) SAP