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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 86 93 74
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -19
Contract jobs citing Lotus 9 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.52% 0.44% 0.84%
As % of the Vendors category 1.16% 1.05% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 6
Average daily rate
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£413 £110 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+275.00% -62.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £107 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £110 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.21 £14.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-5.64% -5.08%
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
779 664 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 44.69% 41.81% 43.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 269 237
Average daily rate £363 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £110 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 92 52
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -15.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £45.00 £29.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 24 April 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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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 +11 3 £413 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 - -
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (84.62%) IBM Notes
2 8 (61.54%) Windows
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
5 4 (30.77%) Migration
6 3 (23.08%) VMware
6 3 (23.08%) Firewall
6 3 (23.08%) IP Telephony
6 3 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco
6 3 (23.08%) MS Office
6 3 (23.08%) Lotus Domino
6 3 (23.08%) Wireless
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
7 2 (15.38%) Google Apps
7 2 (15.38%) Office 365
7 2 (15.38%) Email Migration
7 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
7 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
7 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
7 2 (15.38%) SAP
7 2 (15.38%) Google
7 2 (15.38%) SCCM
8 1 (7.69%) ISMS
8 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (7.69%) Information Security Management
8 1 (7.69%) Security Management
8 1 (7.69%) Management Information System

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (84.62%) IBM Notes
2 3 (23.08%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Google Apps
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
1 3 (23.08%) IP Telephony
1 3 (23.08%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) IT Support Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) IT Support
3 2 (15.38%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Messaging Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Build Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Email Migration
3 1 (7.69%) ISMS
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security Management
3 1 (7.69%) Security Management
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) SAP
3 2 (15.38%) Google
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix