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 24 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 111 125 117
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Contract jobs citing Lotus 30 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.05% 0.16% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 2.23% 0.35% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 2
Average daily rate
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£180 £113 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £91 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £125 £185
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £150 £261
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -42.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.33%
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
1347 1143 1397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 47.03% 46.60% 46.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 839 561 666
Average daily rate £340 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £155 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 170 155
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.15 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.02% -5.40%

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 24 November 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 24 November 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
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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 - 8 £110 -
Bedfordshire -8 7 £275 +193.72% 2
Essex - 1 £180 -
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 44 (95.65%) IBM Notes
2 30 (65.22%) Windows
3 29 (63.04%) Microsoft
4 22 (47.83%) MS Office
5 21 (45.65%) ITIL
6 19 (41.30%) Citrix
7 18 (39.13%) HP
8 15 (32.61%) Incident Management
8 15 (32.61%) MS Excel
9 11 (23.91%) Service Delivery
9 11 (23.91%) SLA
9 11 (23.91%) Active Directory
10 10 (21.74%) OpenView
10 10 (21.74%) Cisco
10 10 (21.74%) MCP
11 9 (19.57%) Symantec
11 9 (19.57%) ITIL V3
12 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (17.39%) Change Management
12 8 (17.39%) Service Management
12 8 (17.39%) McAfee
12 8 (17.39%) Configuration Management
12 8 (17.39%) Terminal Services
12 8 (17.39%) Lotus Domino
12 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
12 8 (17.39%) IIS
13 7 (15.22%) SQL
13 7 (15.22%) Apache
13 7 (15.22%) Oracle
13 7 (15.22%) Adobe

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 44 (95.65%) IBM Notes
2 8 (17.39%) Lotus Domino
2 8 (17.39%) IIS
3 7 (15.22%) Apache
4 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (47.83%) MS Office
2 15 (32.61%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) LDAP
1 5 (10.87%) DHCP
1 5 (10.87%) DNS
2 3 (6.52%) Firewall
2 3 (6.52%) VoIP
3 2 (4.35%) WAN
3 2 (4.35%) Wireless
3 2 (4.35%) VPN
4 1 (2.17%) Frame Relay
4 1 (2.17%) xDSL
4 1 (2.17%) Internet
4 1 (2.17%) MPLS
4 1 (2.17%) OSPF
4 1 (2.17%) BGP
4 1 (2.17%) EIGRP
4 1 (2.17%) SMTP
4 1 (2.17%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.17%) ATM
4 1 (2.17%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MSI
General
1 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) Analyst
2 13 (28.26%) Support Analyst
3 11 (23.91%) Service Analyst
3 11 (23.91%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (19.57%) Support Engineer
5 8 (17.39%) Desktop Support
6 6 (13.04%) 1st Line Support
6 6 (13.04%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 5 (10.87%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (8.70%) IT Support
9 3 (6.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 3 (6.52%) Senior Support Analyst
9 3 (6.52%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (6.52%) Desktop Engineer
9 3 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 2 (4.35%) Applications Support
10 2 (4.35%) Architect
10 2 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
10 2 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
10 2 (4.35%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) Middleware
2 2 (4.35%) X-Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Application Packaging
2 2 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Blackberry
1 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
1 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) CMDB
3 3 (6.52%) Mathematics
3 3 (6.52%) Clustering
4 2 (4.35%) SecurID
5 1 (2.17%) GIS
5 1 (2.17%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 30 (65.22%) Windows
2 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.87%) Windows 7
3 5 (10.87%) Windows XP
4 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) ITIL
2 15 (32.61%) Incident Management
3 11 (23.91%) Service Delivery
4 9 (19.57%) ITIL V3
5 8 (17.39%) Change Management
5 8 (17.39%) Configuration Management
5 8 (17.39%) Service Management
6 7 (15.22%) Problem Management
7 6 (13.04%) Project Management
8 5 (10.87%) E-Commerce
8 5 (10.87%) Knowledge Management
9 4 (8.70%) CRM
10 3 (6.52%) Network Design
11 2 (4.35%) Software Deployment
11 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
11 2 (4.35%) Migration
11 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
12 1 (2.17%) Scrum
12 1 (2.17%) Agile Software Development
12 1 (2.17%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.22%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) C
3 1 (2.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) MCP
2 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.17%) MCPD
5 1 (2.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (23.91%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (23.91%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.39%) Terminal Services
3 3 (6.52%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.17%) DFS Replication
4 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (2.17%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 10 (21.74%) OpenView
2 5 (10.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (8.70%) Tivoli
3 4 (8.70%) SCCM
4 2 (4.35%) HP SIM
4 2 (4.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.17%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 29 (63.04%) Microsoft
2 19 (41.30%) Citrix
3 18 (39.13%) HP
4 10 (21.74%) Cisco
5 9 (19.57%) Symantec
6 8 (17.39%) McAfee
7 7 (15.22%) VMware
7 7 (15.22%) Oracle
7 7 (15.22%) Adobe
8 1 (2.17%) Avaya
8 1 (2.17%) Juniper
8 1 (2.17%) Veritas
8 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.17%) Brocade
8 1 (2.17%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.17%) Aruba
8 1 (2.17%) F5
8 1 (2.17%) Websense
8 1 (2.17%) BT
8 1 (2.17%) 3Com
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