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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 94 80 84
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Contract jobs citing Lotus 4 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.24% 0.67% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 0.61% 1.49% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £295 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% +136.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £10.15 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.19% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-31.42% +4.47%
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
654 673 690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 39.76% 45.05% 42.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 310 339
Average daily rate £375 £383 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +20.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £240 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 69 44
Average hourly rate £15.06 £17.50 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.94% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.94 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lotus across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Lotus Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 August 2015. 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 0 2 £325 +10.16%
Nottinghamshire - 2 £350 -
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 14 (87.50%) Windows
3 7 (43.75%) Migration
4 6 (37.50%) MS Office
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
5 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
5 5 (31.25%) DNS
6 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 4 (25.00%) McAfee
7 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
8 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
8 2 (12.50%) SAP
8 2 (12.50%) Adobe
8 2 (12.50%) SLA
8 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
8 2 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (12.50%) Altiris
8 2 (12.50%) Citrix
8 2 (12.50%) Symantec
8 2 (12.50%) Remedy
8 2 (12.50%) ServiceNow
8 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (12.50%) SCCM
8 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (6.25%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Office
2 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
1 5 (31.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) Wireless
2 1 (6.25%) IP Telephony
General
1 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) IT Support
3 2 (12.50%) Customer Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Build Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Migration
2 1 (6.25%) Change Control
2 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (6.25%) Analytics
2 1 (6.25%) Software Licensing
2 1 (6.25%) Change Management
2 1 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) McAfee
3 2 (12.50%) Altiris
3 2 (12.50%) ServiceNow
3 2 (12.50%) Adobe
3 2 (12.50%) SAP
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
3 2 (12.50%) Symantec
3 2 (12.50%) Remedy
4 1 (6.25%) Apple
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) Dell
4 1 (6.25%) VMware