The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 1 August 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 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 304 299 310
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs citing Lotus 277 269 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.56% 0.58% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category 1.23% 1.23% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 148 136
Average daily rate
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£200 £311 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.74% +23.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £142 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 49 35
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 £12.70 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £23.60 £20.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.25 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +17.30%
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22497 21835 24501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.58% 46.85% 46.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12759 12225 12831
Average daily rate £388 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1001 1104 1284
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lotus across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in England

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lotus across the England region.

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in England

Lotus
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lotus across the England region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Lotus Daily Rate Histogram in England

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lotus across the England region.

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in England

Lotus
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lotus across the England region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Lotus Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Lotus
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
London -28 112 £210 -35.38% 8
South East +24 85 £200 -24.52% 6
West Midlands +11 37 £300 +7.14% 2
East of England -9 20 £205 -36.92% 2
North West -7 9 £100 -29.20% 1
East Midlands -10 6 - -
Yorkshire -2 4 £200 -31.62% 4
North East -18 2 £130 -69.41%
South West -35 2 - - 3
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Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 463 (90.96%) IBM Notes
2 280 (55.01%) Windows
3 225 (44.20%) Microsoft
4 184 (36.15%) MS Office
5 147 (28.88%) Windows 7
6 142 (27.90%) ITIL
6 142 (27.90%) Active Directory
7 119 (23.38%) Windows XP
8 114 (22.40%) MS Excel
9 102 (20.04%) Citrix
10 90 (17.68%) Blackberry
11 82 (16.11%) Migration
12 76 (14.93%) Lotus Domino
13 68 (13.36%) Finance
14 60 (11.79%) SharePoint
15 57 (11.20%) Banking
16 54 (10.61%) MS PowerPoint
16 54 (10.61%) MS Exchange
17 51 (10.02%) Project Management
18 47 (9.23%) SLA
19 43 (8.45%) Service Management
20 39 (7.66%) HP
21 38 (7.47%) TCP/IP
22 37 (7.27%) WAN
22 37 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
23 35 (6.88%) SQL
24 33 (6.48%) LAN
24 33 (6.48%) Cisco
25 31 (6.09%) Windows Server 2003
25 31 (6.09%) Configuration Management

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 463 (90.96%) IBM Notes
2 76 (14.93%) Lotus Domino
3 60 (11.79%) SharePoint
4 54 (10.61%) MS Exchange
5 24 (4.72%) CMS
6 20 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (2.16%) Lync
7 11 (2.16%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (1.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.98%) IIS
12 4 (0.79%) Magnolia
12 4 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.79%) Quickr
12 4 (0.79%) Zimbra
13 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
14 1 (0.20%) Moodle
14 1 (0.20%) FileNet
14 1 (0.20%) Site Server
Applications
1 184 (36.15%) MS Office
2 114 (22.40%) MS Excel
3 54 (10.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.77%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.59%) MS Project
6 2 (0.39%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.39%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.20%) InDesign
7 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.20%) RoboHelp
7 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (2.16%) WebTrends
2 9 (1.77%) Eikon
3 1 (0.20%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.20%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 30 (5.89%) Office 365
2 13 (2.55%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.59%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (7.47%) TCP/IP
2 37 (7.27%) WAN
3 33 (6.48%) LAN
4 24 (4.72%) Internet
5 23 (4.52%) DNS
6 17 (3.34%) VPN
7 15 (2.95%) Intranet
8 12 (2.36%) VoIP
9 11 (2.16%) Firewall
10 10 (1.96%) SMTP
10 10 (1.96%) IMAP
11 9 (1.77%) Wireless
11 9 (1.77%) ADSL
12 8 (1.57%) DHCP
13 5 (0.98%) Softphone
14 2 (0.39%) ISDN
14 2 (0.39%) HTTP
14 2 (0.39%) SAN
14 2 (0.39%) Gigabit Ethernet
14 2 (0.39%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.13%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (2.16%) QlikView
3 11 (2.16%) MS Access
4 5 (0.98%) Ingres
5 4 (0.79%) IBM InfoSphere
5 4 (0.79%) DataStage
6 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.59%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.20%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.20%) DB2
8 1 (0.20%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (0.59%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.39%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.39%) Toad
2 2 (0.39%) MSI
2 2 (0.39%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.20%) JIRA
3 1 (0.20%) Subversion
3 1 (0.20%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.20%) Dreamweaver
General
1 68 (13.36%) Finance
2 57 (11.20%) Banking
3 27 (5.30%) Retail
4 20 (3.93%) Telecoms
4 20 (3.93%) Marketing
5 18 (3.54%) Investment Banking
6 16 (3.14%) French Language
7 15 (2.95%) Legal
8 11 (2.16%) German Language
8 11 (2.16%) Danish Language
8 11 (2.16%) Games
9 9 (1.77%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.57%) Back Office
11 3 (0.59%) Automotive
12 2 (0.39%) Advertising
12 2 (0.39%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.20%) Portuguese Language
13 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.20%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 169 (33.20%) Analyst
2 72 (14.15%) Support Engineer
3 68 (13.36%) 2nd Line Support
4 63 (12.38%) Support Analyst
5 62 (12.18%) Service Desk Analyst
6 61 (11.98%) Service Analyst
7 52 (10.22%) 1st Line Support
8 50 (9.82%) Desktop Support
9 37 (7.27%) Developer
10 29 (5.70%) Desktop Engineer
11 24 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 22 (4.32%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 21 (4.13%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 21 (4.13%) Desktop Analyst
13 21 (4.13%) 1st Line Support Analyst
13 21 (4.13%) Project Manager
14 19 (3.73%) Business Analyst
15 18 (3.54%) Help Desk Analyst
16 16 (3.14%) Configuration Analyst
17 15 (2.95%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (5.50%) HTML
2 16 (3.14%) .NET
3 11 (2.16%) CSS
4 10 (1.96%) XML
5 8 (1.57%) ASP.NET
5 8 (1.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (1.18%) Web Services
7 5 (0.98%) FIX Protocol
7 5 (0.98%) XMPP
8 4 (0.79%) MSMQ
8 4 (0.79%) HTML5
9 3 (0.59%) Spring
9 3 (0.59%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.59%) DHTML
10 2 (0.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (0.39%) WCF
10 2 (0.39%) CSS3
11 1 (0.20%) WPF
11 1 (0.20%) JSON
11 1 (0.20%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 90 (17.68%) Blackberry
2 16 (3.14%) CMDB
3 15 (2.95%) iPad
4 14 (2.75%) Social Media
5 13 (2.55%) Fat Client
5 13 (2.55%) iPhone
5 13 (2.55%) Blog
5 13 (2.55%) Thin Client
6 11 (2.16%) Online Games
6 11 (2.16%) Client/Server
6 11 (2.16%) New Media
7 9 (1.77%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.77%) Handset
7 9 (1.77%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.18%) NHS
8 6 (1.18%) Management Information System
9 5 (0.98%) FMCG
9 5 (0.98%) Mainframe
9 5 (0.98%) PMI
10 3 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 280 (55.01%) Windows
2 147 (28.88%) Windows 7
3 119 (23.38%) Windows XP
4 37 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (6.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (5.30%) Linux
7 25 (4.91%) UNIX
8 13 (2.55%) Apple iOS
8 13 (2.55%) Windows 8
9 12 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (2.36%) Windows Vista
10 10 (1.96%) Mac OS X
11 9 (1.77%) Android
11 9 (1.77%) Windows Phone
12 7 (1.38%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.98%) HPUX
14 4 (0.79%) Windows 2000
14 4 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.39%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (27.90%) ITIL
2 82 (16.11%) Migration
3 51 (10.02%) Project Management
4 43 (8.45%) Service Management
5 31 (6.09%) Configuration Management
6 29 (5.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 26 (5.11%) Service Delivery
8 25 (4.91%) Incident Management
9 19 (3.73%) CRM
10 16 (3.14%) Change Management
10 16 (3.14%) Time Management
11 15 (2.95%) Problem Management
11 15 (2.95%) Workflow
11 15 (2.95%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (2.95%) Email Migration
12 12 (2.36%) Analytics
12 12 (2.36%) PRINCE2
12 12 (2.36%) Online Marketing
13 11 (2.16%) Marketing Strategy
14 10 (1.96%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (6.88%) SQL
2 18 (3.54%) PowerShell
3 13 (2.55%) Perl
4 12 (2.36%) C#
5 11 (2.16%) Java
6 10 (1.96%) LotusScript
7 9 (1.77%) JavaScript
8 7 (1.38%) C
9 6 (1.18%) VBA
10 4 (0.79%) Google Apps Script
10 4 (0.79%) VBScript
11 3 (0.59%) C++
11 3 (0.59%) Python
12 2 (0.39%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.39%) Formula Language
13 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.20%) VB
13 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (4.13%) SC Cleared
1 21 (4.13%) Security Cleared
1 21 (4.13%) MCP
2 16 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.57%) ISEB
3 8 (1.57%) Degree
4 7 (1.38%) ISEB Practitioner
4 7 (1.38%) MCSE
5 6 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (0.98%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (0.79%) A+ Certification
8 3 (0.59%) MCPD
8 3 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.59%) CCNA
9 2 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.39%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.20%) DCSE
10 1 (0.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (9.23%) SLA
2 23 (4.52%) QA
3 14 (2.75%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.20%) COREP
System Software
1 142 (27.90%) Active Directory
2 19 (3.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.55%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.96%) Sendmail
5 9 (1.77%) XenApp
6 4 (0.79%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.59%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.39%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.39%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.20%) XenServer
9 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.20%) vSphere
9 1 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 22 (4.32%) SCCM
2 14 (2.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 11 (2.16%) BMC PATROL
3 11 (2.16%) OpenView
4 10 (1.96%) SCDPM
4 10 (1.96%) SCOM
4 10 (1.96%) SCVMM
5 6 (1.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (0.98%) DameWare
6 5 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (0.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (0.79%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.59%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.39%) ARCserve
9 2 (0.39%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (0.39%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.20%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.20%) WSUS
10 1 (0.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 225 (44.20%) Microsoft
2 102 (20.04%) Citrix
3 39 (7.66%) HP
4 33 (6.48%) Cisco
5 26 (5.11%) VMware
6 21 (4.13%) ServiceNow
7 20 (3.93%) Bloomberg
8 19 (3.73%) Oracle
9 18 (3.54%) IBM
10 16 (3.14%) Reuters
11 15 (2.95%) Google
11 15 (2.95%) Symantec
12 14 (2.75%) SAP
13 13 (2.55%) Dell
14 12 (2.36%) Adobe
14 12 (2.36%) McAfee
15 11 (2.16%) Fidessa
16 7 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
17 6 (1.18%) Apple
18 5 (0.98%) Metastorm
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