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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 102 118 119
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +1
Contract jobs citing Lotus 39 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.37% 0.25% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 2.93% 0.54% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 1
Average daily rate
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£185 £125 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% -34.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £150 £260
% change year-on-year
+73.33% -42.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 6
Average hourly rate £12.00 £7.85 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.86% -25.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.89% -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
1332 1102 1316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 46.92% 45.44% 46.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 812 562 636
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £138 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 148 164
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 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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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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 7 £110 -31.25% 1
Essex - 2 £180 -
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 49 (90.74%) IBM Notes
2 39 (72.22%) Windows
3 37 (68.52%) Microsoft
4 31 (57.41%) MS Office
5 28 (51.85%) Citrix
6 22 (40.74%) ITIL
7 20 (37.04%) MS Excel
8 16 (29.63%) Incident Management
8 16 (29.63%) HP
8 16 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (25.93%) SLA
10 13 (24.07%) Symantec
11 12 (22.22%) Service Delivery
11 12 (22.22%) McAfee
11 12 (22.22%) MCP
12 11 (20.37%) Cisco
12 11 (20.37%) Active Directory
12 11 (20.37%) OpenView
12 11 (20.37%) VMware
13 10 (18.52%) Lotus Domino
14 9 (16.67%) Adobe
14 9 (16.67%) Service Management
15 8 (14.81%) Change Management
15 8 (14.81%) Configuration Management
15 8 (14.81%) Terminal Services
15 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
15 8 (14.81%) IIS
16 7 (12.96%) Apache
16 7 (12.96%) SQL
16 7 (12.96%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 49 (90.74%) IBM Notes
2 10 (18.52%) Lotus Domino
3 8 (14.81%) IIS
4 7 (12.96%) Apache
5 3 (5.56%) MS Exchange
5 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 31 (57.41%) MS Office
2 20 (37.04%) MS Excel
3 5 (9.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) DNS
1 7 (12.96%) DHCP
2 5 (9.26%) VPN
2 5 (9.26%) LDAP
3 4 (7.41%) Wireless
3 4 (7.41%) VoIP
4 3 (5.56%) Firewall
5 2 (3.70%) WAN
6 1 (1.85%) EIGRP
6 1 (1.85%) BGP
6 1 (1.85%) MPLS
6 1 (1.85%) OSPF
6 1 (1.85%) SMTP
6 1 (1.85%) ATM
6 1 (1.85%) ISDN
6 1 (1.85%) LAN
6 1 (1.85%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.85%) Frame Relay
6 1 (1.85%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MSI
General
1 2 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (44.44%) Analyst
2 17 (31.48%) Support Analyst
3 13 (24.07%) Service Desk Analyst
3 13 (24.07%) Service Analyst
4 8 (14.81%) Desktop Support
5 7 (12.96%) 1st Line Support
5 7 (12.96%) Support Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 6 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (11.11%) Senior Support Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) IT Support
7 4 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Help Desk Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Build Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Windows Support Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) SCCM Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) Middleware
2 3 (5.56%) X-Windows
3 2 (3.70%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Blackberry
1 5 (9.26%) SecurID
1 5 (9.26%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.41%) CMDB
2 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.56%) Clustering
3 3 (5.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.85%) EPoS
4 1 (1.85%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 39 (72.22%) Windows
2 16 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (9.26%) Windows 7
5 4 (7.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) ITIL
2 16 (29.63%) Incident Management
3 12 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 9 (16.67%) Service Management
5 8 (14.81%) Change Management
5 8 (14.81%) Configuration Management
6 6 (11.11%) ITIL V3
6 6 (11.11%) Project Management
6 6 (11.11%) Network Design
7 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
7 5 (9.26%) Knowledge Management
8 4 (7.41%) Problem Management
8 4 (7.41%) Migration
8 4 (7.41%) CRM
9 3 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
10 2 (3.70%) Software Deployment
10 2 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2
11 1 (1.85%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (1.85%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.96%) SQL
2 3 (5.56%) C
3 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) MCP
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.85%) CCNA
4 1 (1.85%) MCSE
4 1 (1.85%) Degree
4 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.93%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (20.37%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.81%) Terminal Services
3 4 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.85%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.85%) XenApp
5 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.85%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 11 (20.37%) OpenView
2 6 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (7.41%) SCCM
3 4 (7.41%) Tivoli
4 3 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (3.70%) HP SIM
5 2 (3.70%) WMI
5 2 (3.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.85%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 37 (68.52%) Microsoft
2 28 (51.85%) Citrix
3 16 (29.63%) HP
4 13 (24.07%) Symantec
5 12 (22.22%) McAfee
6 11 (20.37%) Cisco
6 11 (20.37%) VMware
7 9 (16.67%) Adobe
8 7 (12.96%) Oracle
9 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.85%) Avaya
9 1 (1.85%) Juniper
9 1 (1.85%) Veritas
9 1 (1.85%) Sun
9 1 (1.85%) Dell
9 1 (1.85%) Brocade
9 1 (1.85%) 3Com
9 1 (1.85%) BT
9 1 (1.85%) Websense
9 1 (1.85%) SonicWALL