The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the East of England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 124 107 111
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +4
Contract jobs citing Lotus 22 14 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.73% 0.59% 0.92%
As % of the Vendors category 1.58% 1.26% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 14
Average daily rate
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£220 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.30% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £147 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £325 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £223 £260
% change year-on-year
-19.10% -14.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £20.75 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.68% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +11.53%
Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1390 1114 1415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 45.81% 46.61% 46.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 745 495 660
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 124 139
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.66 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% -17.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Lotus
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +5 7 £183 +14.06% 2
Bedfordshire -16 5 £410 +203.70% 3
Cambridgeshire -15 4 £278 -14.61% 1
Norfolk - 4 £260 -
Essex +2 2 £180 -
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 40 (95.24%) IBM Notes
2 25 (59.52%) Windows
3 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
4 16 (38.10%) Citrix
5 14 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 13 (30.95%) Incident Management
7 11 (26.19%) ITIL
7 11 (26.19%) MS Office
8 10 (23.81%) Migration
9 9 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (21.43%) MS Exchange
9 9 (21.43%) Cisco
10 8 (19.05%) Project Management
10 8 (19.05%) McAfee
11 7 (16.67%) Blackberry
11 7 (16.67%) Symantec
11 7 (16.67%) Adobe
11 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
11 7 (16.67%) Service Delivery
11 7 (16.67%) Test Management
12 6 (14.29%) Change Management
12 6 (14.29%) MCP
12 6 (14.29%) Lotus Domino
12 6 (14.29%) Service Management
12 6 (14.29%) Configuration Management
12 6 (14.29%) Email Migration
13 5 (11.90%) Test Strategy
13 5 (11.90%) HP
13 5 (11.90%) ISEB
13 5 (11.90%) Thin Client

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 40 (95.24%) IBM Notes
2 9 (21.43%) MS Exchange
3 6 (14.29%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (2.38%) Apache
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (26.19%) MS Office
2 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) DHCP
1 2 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (2.38%) Internet
2 1 (2.38%) Firewall
2 1 (2.38%) LAN
2 1 (2.38%) VoIP
2 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MSI
General
1 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Analyst
2 12 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 9 (21.43%) Support Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Service Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) IT Support
5 6 (14.29%) Test Leader
6 5 (11.90%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Project Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Lotus Notes Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Project Administrator
7 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Domino Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Team Leader
8 2 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) CSS
1 2 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (2.38%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.38%) Middleware
2 1 (2.38%) X-Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 5 (11.90%) Thin Client
2 5 (11.90%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.76%) Clustering
4 1 (2.38%) EPoS
4 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.38%) GIS
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (59.52%) Windows
2 14 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Incident Management
2 11 (26.19%) ITIL
3 10 (23.81%) Migration
4 9 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (19.05%) Project Management
6 7 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 7 (16.67%) Test Management
7 6 (14.29%) Email Migration
7 6 (14.29%) Change Management
7 6 (14.29%) Service Management
7 6 (14.29%) Configuration Management
8 5 (11.90%) Test Strategy
8 5 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (9.52%) Test Scripting
9 4 (9.52%) Problem Management
10 3 (7.14%) ITIL V3
10 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2
11 2 (4.76%) Workflow
11 2 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
11 2 (4.76%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
1 2 (4.76%) LotusScript
2 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.38%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) VB
2 1 (2.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) MCP
2 5 (11.90%) ISEB
2 5 (11.90%) ISEB Practitioner
2 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
2 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (4.76%) MCSE
5 1 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.38%) MCPD
5 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) XenApp
3 1 (2.38%) XenServer
3 1 (2.38%) vSphere
3 1 (2.38%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.38%) HP SIM
2 1 (2.38%) OpenView
2 1 (2.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
2 16 (38.10%) Citrix
3 9 (21.43%) Cisco
4 8 (19.05%) McAfee
5 7 (16.67%) Adobe
5 7 (16.67%) Symantec
6 5 (11.90%) HP
7 4 (9.52%) VMware
8 2 (4.76%) IBM
9 1 (2.38%) Oracle
9 1 (2.38%) NetApp
9 1 (2.38%) Mercator
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