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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 105 106 117
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Contract jobs citing Lotus 20 24 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.79% 0.91% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 1.57% 1.97% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 1
Average daily rate
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£243 £160 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.56% +18.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £190 £200
% change year-on-year
+57.89% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.50 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +2.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.21 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +11.11%
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
1274 1216 1053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 50.18% 45.90% 45.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 681 620 483
Average daily rate £400 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 94 127
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -23.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.74 £11.23 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.85 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.95
% change year-on-year
- -7.65%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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
Cambridgeshire +4 12 - -
Bedfordshire -6 7 £243 -40.85%
Hertfordshire -2 1 - - 2
Norfolk - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 46 (90.20%) IBM Notes
2 40 (78.43%) Windows
3 39 (76.47%) Microsoft
4 33 (64.71%) MS Office
4 33 (64.71%) Citrix
5 24 (47.06%) ITIL
6 19 (37.25%) Symantec
7 18 (35.29%) McAfee
8 17 (33.33%) Incident Management
8 17 (33.33%) MS Excel
9 16 (31.37%) MCP
10 15 (29.41%) Adobe
10 15 (29.41%) SLA
10 15 (29.41%) Cisco
10 15 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (29.41%) Service Delivery
11 13 (25.49%) HP
12 10 (19.61%) Lotus Domino
12 10 (19.61%) VMware
13 9 (17.65%) OpenView
14 8 (15.69%) Active Directory
15 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (13.73%) Service Management
15 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2012
16 6 (11.76%) Network Design
16 6 (11.76%) Change Management
16 6 (11.76%) Terminal Services
16 6 (11.76%) DNS
16 6 (11.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 6 (11.76%) Configuration Management

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 46 (90.20%) IBM Notes
2 10 (19.61%) Lotus Domino
3 6 (11.76%) IIS
4 5 (9.80%) Apache
5 3 (5.88%) MS Exchange
5 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 33 (64.71%) MS Office
2 17 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 5 (9.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) DNS
1 6 (11.76%) DHCP
2 5 (9.80%) VPN
3 4 (7.84%) Wireless
3 4 (7.84%) LDAP
3 4 (7.84%) VoIP
4 2 (3.92%) Firewall
4 2 (3.92%) WAN
5 1 (1.96%) SMTP
5 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.96%) ATM
5 1 (1.96%) ISDN
5 1 (1.96%) LAN
5 1 (1.96%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.96%) BGP
5 1 (1.96%) MPLS
5 1 (1.96%) OSPF
5 1 (1.96%) Frame Relay
5 1 (1.96%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MSI
Job Titles
1 30 (58.82%) Analyst
2 23 (45.10%) Support Analyst
3 18 (35.29%) Service Analyst
3 18 (35.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 13 (25.49%) 1st Line Support
4 13 (25.49%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 6 (11.76%) Senior Support Analyst
5 6 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) Desktop Support
7 4 (7.84%) Help Desk Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Help Desk Support
8 3 (5.88%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) IT Support
9 2 (3.92%) Build Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Technical Manager
9 2 (3.92%) Exchange Consultant
9 2 (3.92%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) Middleware
2 2 (3.92%) X-Windows
3 1 (1.96%) .NET
3 1 (1.96%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) SecurID
2 4 (7.84%) CMDB
2 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.88%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.92%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.92%) Clustering
5 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 40 (78.43%) Windows
2 15 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.88%) Windows XP
4 3 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (47.06%) ITIL
2 17 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 15 (29.41%) Service Delivery
4 7 (13.73%) Service Management
5 6 (11.76%) Network Design
5 6 (11.76%) Change Management
5 6 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 5 (9.80%) ITIL V3
7 4 (7.84%) Problem Management
7 4 (7.84%) Knowledge Management
7 4 (7.84%) CRM
7 4 (7.84%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.88%) Migration
8 3 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.92%) Project Management
10 1 (1.96%) Load Balancing
10 1 (1.96%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.80%) SQL
2 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.92%) C
2 2 (3.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) MCP
2 3 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.96%) CCNA
4 1 (1.96%) MCSE
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.96%) Degree
4 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (29.41%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (15.69%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.76%) Terminal Services
3 3 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (5.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.96%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.96%) XenApp
5 1 (1.96%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (17.65%) OpenView
2 6 (11.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (5.88%) Tivoli
4 2 (3.92%) SCCM
4 2 (3.92%) WMI
5 1 (1.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.96%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 39 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 33 (64.71%) Citrix
3 19 (37.25%) Symantec
4 18 (35.29%) McAfee
5 15 (29.41%) Adobe
5 15 (29.41%) Cisco
6 13 (25.49%) HP
7 10 (19.61%) VMware
8 5 (9.80%) Oracle
9 1 (1.96%) Sun
9 1 (1.96%) Websense
9 1 (1.96%) Dell
9 1 (1.96%) Avaya
9 1 (1.96%) Juniper
9 1 (1.96%) Veritas
9 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.96%) BT
9 1 (1.96%) 3Com
9 1 (1.96%) Brocade
9 1 (1.96%) SonicWALL