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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 115 125 110
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Contract jobs citing Lotus 24 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.80% 0.55% 0.66%
As % of the Vendors category 1.65% 1.19% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 10
Average daily rate
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£275 £215 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.90% -33.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £205 £250
% change year-on-year
+62.19% -18.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -
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
1456 1346 1058
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 48.50% 46.38% 46.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 685 478
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 144 127
Average hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.25% -5.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £12.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -4 11 £275 +71.87%
Cambridgeshire +4 9 - -
Bedfordshire +10 4 £160 -44.82% 2
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 40 (97.56%) IBM Notes
2 27 (65.85%) Windows
3 26 (63.41%) MS Office
4 23 (56.10%) ITIL
4 23 (56.10%) Citrix
5 20 (48.78%) Microsoft
5 20 (48.78%) Symantec
6 17 (41.46%) McAfee
6 17 (41.46%) Adobe
7 16 (39.02%) Cisco
8 14 (34.15%) Incident Management
8 14 (34.15%) Service Delivery
8 14 (34.15%) MCP
9 8 (19.51%) LAN
9 8 (19.51%) WAN
10 7 (17.07%) Lotus Domino
10 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
11 6 (14.63%) Migration
11 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (12.20%) MS Visio
12 5 (12.20%) Configuration Management
12 5 (12.20%) SQL
12 5 (12.20%) MS Access
12 5 (12.20%) Statistics
12 5 (12.20%) Data Analysis
12 5 (12.20%) CMDB
12 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
12 5 (12.20%) Service Management
13 4 (9.76%) IBM
13 4 (9.76%) Blackberry

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 40 (97.56%) IBM Notes
2 7 (17.07%) Lotus Domino
3 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.44%) Lync
Applications
1 26 (63.41%) MS Office
2 5 (12.20%) MS Visio
3 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) LAN
1 8 (19.51%) WAN
2 3 (7.32%) VPN
3 1 (2.44%) Internet
3 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) MS Access
General
1 3 (7.32%) Retail
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (60.98%) Analyst
2 21 (51.22%) Service Analyst
3 19 (46.34%) Support Analyst
4 16 (39.02%) 1st Line Support
4 16 (39.02%) Service Desk Analyst
4 16 (39.02%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (12.20%) Project Manager
6 4 (9.76%) Administrator
7 3 (7.32%) Technical Project Manager
7 3 (7.32%) Programme Manager
7 3 (7.32%) Technical Manager
7 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
8 2 (4.88%) IT Support
8 2 (4.88%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Lotus Notes Administrator
8 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 1 (2.44%) Architect
9 1 (2.44%) Technical Architect
9 1 (2.44%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Statistics
1 5 (12.20%) CMDB
2 4 (9.76%) Blackberry
3 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.44%) AS400
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (65.85%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.88%) Windows XP
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) ITIL
2 14 (34.15%) Incident Management
2 14 (34.15%) Service Delivery
3 6 (14.63%) Migration
3 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (12.20%) Data Analysis
4 5 (12.20%) Configuration Management
4 5 (12.20%) Service Management
5 2 (4.88%) People Management
5 2 (4.88%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.44%) Project Management
6 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.44%) PRINCE
6 1 (2.44%) Change Management
6 1 (2.44%) Time Management
6 1 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.44%) Email Migration
6 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (34.15%) MCP
2 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.44%) PMP
4 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.44%) Degree
4 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (2.44%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 23 (56.10%) Citrix
2 20 (48.78%) Microsoft
2 20 (48.78%) Symantec
3 17 (41.46%) McAfee
3 17 (41.46%) Adobe
4 16 (39.02%) Cisco
5 4 (9.76%) IBM
6 3 (7.32%) VMware
7 1 (2.44%) Finjan
7 1 (2.44%) JD Edwards
7 1 (2.44%) SAP
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