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 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 16 April 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 of England 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 126 111 111
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Contract jobs citing Lotus 23 6 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.71% 0.26% 0.74%
As % of the Vendors category 1.50% 0.59% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 2
Average daily rate £325 £340 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £340 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £408 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £270 £300
% change year-on-year
-25.92% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.28% -2.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.88
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +0.84%
Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1531 1021 1373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 47.53% 44.28% 44.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 771 471 625
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £188 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 131 144
Average hourly rate £16.25 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.13% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £37.50 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Lotus
England

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -3 10 £475 -
Bedfordshire - 7 £410 - 2
Hertfordshire -5 5 £160 -62.35% 2
Norfolk +3 1 £250 -26.47%
Essex - - - - 1
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 34 (94.44%) IBM Notes
2 22 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 21 (58.33%) Citrix
3 21 (58.33%) Windows
4 16 (44.44%) MS Office
5 15 (41.67%) McAfee
6 14 (38.89%) Incident Management
7 13 (36.11%) ITIL
8 12 (33.33%) Symantec
9 11 (30.56%) MS Excel
9 11 (30.56%) Blackberry
10 10 (27.78%) Configuration Management
10 10 (27.78%) Service Management
11 8 (22.22%) Adobe
11 8 (22.22%) Cisco
12 7 (19.44%) Windows 7
12 7 (19.44%) DHCP
12 7 (19.44%) DNS
12 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
12 7 (19.44%) LAN
12 7 (19.44%) WAN
12 7 (19.44%) MCP
12 7 (19.44%) Service Delivery
12 7 (19.44%) Change Management
12 7 (19.44%) Migration
12 7 (19.44%) Project Management
13 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (16.67%) Thin Client
13 6 (16.67%) Active Directory
13 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 34 (94.44%) IBM Notes
2 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
3 5 (13.89%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 16 (44.44%) MS Office
2 11 (30.56%) MS Excel
3 3 (8.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) LAN
1 7 (19.44%) WAN
1 7 (19.44%) DHCP
1 7 (19.44%) DNS
2 4 (11.11%) VPN
3 3 (8.33%) VoIP
4 1 (2.78%) SAN
4 1 (2.78%) Firewall
4 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Support Analyst
3 8 (22.22%) 1st Line Support
3 8 (22.22%) Service Analyst
3 8 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (19.44%) IT Support Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 7 (19.44%) IT Support
4 7 (19.44%) Support Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Test Leader
6 3 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Desktop Support
7 2 (5.56%) Configuration Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) HTML
1 1 (2.78%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Blackberry
2 6 (16.67%) Thin Client
2 6 (16.67%) Fat Client
3 3 (8.33%) CMDB
3 3 (8.33%) Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) SecurID
4 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 21 (58.33%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) Windows 7
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.78%) Android
4 1 (2.78%) VMS
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Incident Management
2 13 (36.11%) ITIL
3 10 (27.78%) Configuration Management
3 10 (27.78%) Service Management
4 7 (19.44%) Service Delivery
4 7 (19.44%) Change Management
4 7 (19.44%) Migration
4 7 (19.44%) Project Management
5 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (16.67%) Test Management
6 5 (13.89%) Test Strategy
6 5 (13.89%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (11.11%) Test Scripting
7 4 (11.11%) Email Migration
8 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
8 3 (8.33%) Data Analysis
9 2 (5.56%) Supplier Management
10 1 (2.78%) Data Entry
10 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Management
10 1 (2.78%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) VB
1 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.78%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) MCP
2 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (11.11%) MCSE
3 4 (11.11%) ISEB
3 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (11.11%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (11.11%) XenApp
3 2 (5.56%) vSphere
4 1 (2.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Backup Exec
1 4 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 22 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 21 (58.33%) Citrix
3 15 (41.67%) McAfee
4 12 (33.33%) Symantec
5 8 (22.22%) Adobe
5 8 (22.22%) Cisco
6 5 (13.89%) VMware
7 4 (11.11%) IBM
8 3 (8.33%) HP
8 3 (8.33%) NetApp
9 1 (2.78%) Mercator
9 1 (2.78%) Clearswift