The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 105 113 110
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing Lotus 24 21 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.87% 0.69% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 1.71% 1.45% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 4
Average daily rate
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£285 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.30% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £85 £160 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £193 £275
% change year-on-year
+55.84% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -34.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £13.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+12.96% -8.47%
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 of England region.

Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1400 1445 965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 50.65% 47.53% 43.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 756 712 429
Average daily rate £375 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 94 133
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £39.80 £37.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lotus across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Lotus
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lotus across the East of England region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Lotus Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Lotus
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
Hertfordshire +14 12 £275 +71.87% 1
Cambridgeshire -1 7 - -
Bedfordshire +1 5 £519 +26.52%
Suffolk - 1 £450 -
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 47 (92.16%) IBM Notes
2 33 (64.71%) Windows
3 32 (62.75%) MS Office
4 29 (56.86%) Microsoft
5 27 (52.94%) Citrix
6 24 (47.06%) ITIL
7 19 (37.25%) Symantec
8 18 (35.29%) McAfee
9 15 (29.41%) Adobe
10 14 (27.45%) Incident Management
10 14 (27.45%) Cisco
10 14 (27.45%) MCP
11 12 (23.53%) Lotus Domino
11 12 (23.53%) Service Delivery
12 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (19.61%) MS Excel
14 9 (17.65%) Service Management
15 8 (15.69%) Migration
15 8 (15.69%) LAN
15 8 (15.69%) SLA
15 8 (15.69%) WAN
15 8 (15.69%) Active Directory
16 7 (13.73%) Blackberry
16 7 (13.73%) Configuration Management
16 7 (13.73%) VMware
17 6 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
18 5 (9.80%) Statistics
18 5 (9.80%) Data Analysis
18 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
18 5 (9.80%) CMDB

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 47 (92.16%) IBM Notes
2 12 (23.53%) Lotus Domino
3 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.96%) Lync
Applications
1 32 (62.75%) MS Office
2 10 (19.61%) MS Excel
3 5 (9.80%) MS Visio
4 3 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) LAN
1 8 (15.69%) WAN
2 5 (9.80%) VPN
3 3 (5.88%) Wireless
3 3 (5.88%) DNS
3 3 (5.88%) DHCP
3 3 (5.88%) VoIP
4 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) MS Access
General
1 2 (3.92%) Retail
2 1 (1.96%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (60.78%) Analyst
2 23 (45.10%) Support Analyst
3 20 (39.22%) Service Analyst
4 15 (29.41%) Service Desk Analyst
5 14 (27.45%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 14 (27.45%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (7.84%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Support Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Technical Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
7 3 (5.88%) IT Support
7 3 (5.88%) Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Administrator
7 3 (5.88%) Programme Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Technical Project Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Blackberry
2 5 (9.80%) Statistics
2 5 (9.80%) CMDB
3 4 (7.84%) SecurID
4 1 (1.96%) AS400
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 33 (64.71%) Windows
2 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (7.84%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (47.06%) ITIL
2 14 (27.45%) Incident Management
3 12 (23.53%) Service Delivery
4 9 (17.65%) Service Management
5 8 (15.69%) Migration
6 7 (13.73%) Configuration Management
7 6 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (9.80%) Data Analysis
9 4 (7.84%) Network Design
10 3 (5.88%) Change Management
10 3 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
10 3 (5.88%) Project Management
11 2 (3.92%) People Management
11 2 (3.92%) Supplier Management
12 1 (1.96%) Time Management
12 1 (1.96%) Continuous Improvement
12 1 (1.96%) Email Migration
12 1 (1.96%) Mentoring
12 1 (1.96%) PRINCE
12 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.80%) SQL
2 2 (3.92%) VBScript
2 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) MCP
2 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.92%) Degree
5 1 (1.96%) PMP
5 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.96%) MCSE
5 1 (1.96%) CCNA
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (15.69%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.96%) XenApp
4 1 (1.96%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (3.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (3.92%) OpenView
2 2 (3.92%) SCCM
2 2 (3.92%) WMI
Vendors
1 29 (56.86%) Microsoft
2 27 (52.94%) Citrix
3 19 (37.25%) Symantec
4 18 (35.29%) McAfee
5 15 (29.41%) Adobe
6 14 (27.45%) Cisco
7 7 (13.73%) VMware
8 4 (7.84%) IBM
9 2 (3.92%) HP
10 1 (1.96%) Finjan
10 1 (1.96%) JD Edwards
10 1 (1.96%) Sun