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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lotus
Rank 120 99 116
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +17
Contract jobs citing Lotus 6 27 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.25% 1.07% 0.73%
As % of the Vendors category 0.54% 2.14% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 3
Average daily rate £380 £198 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.40% +23.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £316 £180
% change year-on-year
-52.56% +75.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 7
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £12.21 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+47.42% -15.79%
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
1106 1262 1047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 45.82% 49.98% 45.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 698 544
Average daily rate £400 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £208 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 127 103
Average hourly rate £21.50 £15.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.74 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.69 £29.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Essex -4 3 - -
Norfolk - 2 £380 -
Bedfordshire 0 1 £125 -53.70% 1
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 26 (96.30%) IBM Notes
2 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 14 (51.85%) Windows
4 12 (44.44%) MS Office
5 11 (40.74%) Citrix
6 10 (37.04%) ITIL
7 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
7 8 (29.63%) Symantec
7 8 (29.63%) Office 365
8 7 (25.93%) McAfee
8 7 (25.93%) Adobe
8 7 (25.93%) Migration
9 6 (22.22%) Cisco
9 6 (22.22%) IBM Domino
9 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
10 5 (18.52%) MCP
10 5 (18.52%) DHCP
10 5 (18.52%) DNS
10 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
10 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
11 4 (14.81%) IBM
11 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
12 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
12 3 (11.11%) Project Management
12 3 (11.11%) SCCM
12 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
13 2 (7.41%) Retail
13 2 (7.41%) Firewall
13 2 (7.41%) Finance
13 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 26 (96.30%) IBM Notes
2 6 (22.22%) IBM Domino
2 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.41%) Lync
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (44.44%) MS Office
2 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) DHCP
1 5 (18.52%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) WAN
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
1 2 (7.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Service Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (18.52%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Service Desk Support
4 5 (18.52%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Support Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Desktop Support
5 4 (14.81%) Lotus Notes Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Business Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (7.41%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Exchange Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Lotus Notes Support
7 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
1 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
1 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) ITIL
2 7 (25.93%) Migration
3 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
3 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
4 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 3 (11.11%) Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) Change Control
5 2 (7.41%) Project Governance
5 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Benchmarking
6 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Information Security
6 1 (3.70%) ITSM
6 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.70%) PRINCE
6 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.70%) Use Case
6 1 (3.70%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) MCP
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 11 (40.74%) Citrix
3 8 (29.63%) Symantec
4 7 (25.93%) Adobe
4 7 (25.93%) McAfee
5 6 (22.22%) Cisco
6 4 (14.81%) IBM
7 1 (3.70%) Dell
7 1 (3.70%) VMware