The table below looks at the statistics 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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 348 347 298
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -49
Contract jobs citing Lotus 243 243 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.50% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 1.02% 1.08% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 145 166
Average daily rate
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£208 £313 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.60% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £174 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £478 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £275 £264
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +4.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 36 47
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +7.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £24.25 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.25 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +25.00%
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UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23814 22459 25022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.69% 46.51% 46.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13775 12894 13142
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1087 1022 1247
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.15 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.78% +0.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £40.57 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -40 86 £185 -43.07% 8
South East +13 70 £275 -15.38% 5
West Midlands -11 26 £300 +20.00% 4
North West +5 16 £325 +130.08% 1
East of England -23 15 £205 -36.92%
East Midlands +11 12 £295 +136.00% 2
South West -18 7 £400 +82.85% 1
Yorkshire -3 5 £320 +16.36% 4
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Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 459 (90.89%) IBM Notes
2 281 (55.64%) Windows
3 219 (43.37%) Microsoft
4 192 (38.02%) MS Office
5 150 (29.70%) Active Directory
6 130 (25.74%) Windows 7
7 127 (25.15%) ITIL
8 120 (23.76%) MS Excel
9 110 (21.78%) Windows XP
10 107 (21.19%) Citrix
11 91 (18.02%) Blackberry
12 76 (15.05%) Migration
13 74 (14.65%) Finance
14 68 (13.47%) Lotus Domino
15 56 (11.09%) SLA
16 53 (10.50%) SharePoint
17 50 (9.90%) Banking
17 50 (9.90%) MS PowerPoint
17 50 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
18 45 (8.91%) WAN
18 45 (8.91%) HP
19 42 (8.32%) MS Exchange
20 40 (7.92%) Project Management
21 39 (7.72%) TCP/IP
22 38 (7.52%) Service Management
23 37 (7.33%) LAN
24 34 (6.73%) IBM
25 33 (6.53%) DNS
25 33 (6.53%) Office 365
26 32 (6.34%) Windows Server 2008

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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
1 459 (90.89%) IBM Notes
2 68 (13.47%) Lotus Domino
3 53 (10.50%) SharePoint
4 42 (8.32%) MS Exchange
5 18 (3.56%) CMS
6 17 (3.37%) IIS
7 16 (3.17%) Lync
8 12 (2.38%) Quickr
8 12 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
8 12 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (1.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (1.58%) WebSphere
11 8 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (1.19%) WebSphere Portal
12 6 (1.19%) WebSphere Process Server
12 6 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (1.19%) Apache
13 4 (0.79%) Zimbra
13 4 (0.79%) GlassFish
Applications
1 192 (38.02%) MS Office
2 120 (23.76%) MS Excel
3 50 (9.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.78%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.59%) MS Project
6 2 (0.40%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.40%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.20%) InDesign
7 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 11 (2.18%) WebTrends
2 8 (1.58%) Eikon
3 1 (0.20%) Agresso
3 1 (0.20%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.20%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.20%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Cloud Services
1 33 (6.53%) Office 365
2 14 (2.77%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.59%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.20%) SaaS
4 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.20%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 45 (8.91%) WAN
2 39 (7.72%) TCP/IP
3 37 (7.33%) LAN
4 33 (6.53%) DNS
5 25 (4.95%) VPN
6 16 (3.17%) Intranet
7 15 (2.97%) Internet
7 15 (2.97%) VoIP
8 14 (2.77%) Firewall
9 13 (2.57%) DHCP
10 12 (2.38%) SMTP
10 12 (2.38%) IMAP
11 10 (1.98%) ADSL
12 8 (1.58%) Wireless
13 5 (0.99%) Softphone
13 5 (0.99%) SAN
13 5 (0.99%) Cisco IOS
14 4 (0.79%) LDAP
15 3 (0.59%) HTTP
15 3 (0.59%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.96%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.57%) MS Access
3 11 (2.18%) QlikView
4 5 (0.99%) IBM InfoSphere
4 5 (0.99%) DataStage
5 3 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.59%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.40%) DB2
6 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.20%) CloverETL
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.20%) SSDT
7 1 (0.20%) OLAP
7 1 (0.20%) Ingres
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.20%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (1.58%) Eclipse
2 6 (1.19%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.40%) Toad
3 2 (0.40%) MSI
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.20%) Subversion
4 1 (0.20%) JIRA
4 1 (0.20%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.20%) TestDirector
General
1 74 (14.65%) Finance
2 50 (9.90%) Banking
3 26 (5.15%) Telecoms
4 25 (4.95%) Retail
5 20 (3.96%) Marketing
6 19 (3.76%) French Language
7 18 (3.56%) Investment Banking
8 16 (3.17%) Legal
9 11 (2.18%) Manufacturing
9 11 (2.18%) Games
9 11 (2.18%) Danish Language
10 10 (1.98%) German Language
11 8 (1.58%) Back Office
12 4 (0.79%) Automotive
13 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.40%) Front Office
13 2 (0.40%) Advertising
13 2 (0.40%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.40%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.20%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 183 (36.24%) Analyst
2 71 (14.06%) Service Desk Analyst
3 70 (13.86%) 2nd Line Support
4 69 (13.66%) Support Analyst
5 68 (13.47%) Support Engineer
5 68 (13.47%) Service Analyst
6 52 (10.30%) 1st Line Support
7 49 (9.70%) Desktop Support
8 39 (7.72%) Developer
9 28 (5.54%) Desktop Engineer
10 26 (5.15%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 21 (4.16%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 20 (3.96%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 20 (3.96%) Business Analyst
12 20 (3.96%) Desktop Analyst
12 20 (3.96%) 1st Line Support Analyst
13 19 (3.76%) Help Desk Analyst
14 18 (3.56%) Project Manager
14 18 (3.56%) Consultant
15 17 (3.37%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (5.54%) HTML
2 18 (3.56%) .NET
3 13 (2.57%) CSS
4 11 (2.18%) ASP.NET
4 11 (2.18%) XML
5 9 (1.78%) Middleware
5 9 (1.78%) Spring
5 9 (1.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (1.58%) Web Services
7 6 (1.19%) HTML5
7 6 (1.19%) Dojo
7 6 (1.19%) JSR 286
8 5 (0.99%) FIX Protocol
8 5 (0.99%) XMPP
8 5 (0.99%) Flash
8 5 (0.99%) MSMQ
9 4 (0.79%) .NET Framework
9 4 (0.79%) CSS3
10 3 (0.59%) XPages
10 3 (0.59%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 91 (18.02%) Blackberry
2 50 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (3.56%) iPad
4 16 (3.17%) iPhone
5 15 (2.97%) Social Media
6 14 (2.77%) CMDB
7 13 (2.57%) Blog
7 13 (2.57%) Client/Server
8 11 (2.18%) Thin Client
8 11 (2.18%) Fat Client
8 11 (2.18%) Online Games
8 11 (2.18%) New Media
8 11 (2.18%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.78%) Mobile App
9 9 (1.78%) Handset
10 8 (1.58%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.39%) FMCG
11 7 (1.39%) NHS
11 7 (1.39%) Clustering
12 5 (0.99%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 281 (55.64%) Windows
2 130 (25.74%) Windows 7
3 110 (21.78%) Windows XP
4 32 (6.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (5.74%) Linux
6 25 (4.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (4.16%) UNIX
8 18 (3.56%) Apple iOS
9 14 (2.77%) Mac OS
10 12 (2.38%) Windows Vista
11 10 (1.98%) Windows 8
12 9 (1.78%) Mac OS X
12 9 (1.78%) Android
12 9 (1.78%) Windows Phone
13 8 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.99%) Windows 2000
14 5 (0.99%) HPUX
15 4 (0.79%) NetWare
15 4 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
15 4 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (25.15%) ITIL
2 76 (15.05%) Migration
3 40 (7.92%) Project Management
4 38 (7.52%) Service Management
5 28 (5.54%) Service Delivery
6 26 (5.15%) User Acceptance Testing
7 25 (4.95%) Configuration Management
8 23 (4.55%) CRM
9 21 (4.16%) Incident Management
10 18 (3.56%) Change Management
10 18 (3.56%) Time Management
11 16 (3.17%) Workflow
11 16 (3.17%) Problem Management
12 13 (2.57%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (2.57%) E-Commerce
13 12 (2.38%) Online Marketing
13 12 (2.38%) Analytics
13 12 (2.38%) Email Migration
14 11 (2.18%) Marketing Strategy
14 11 (2.18%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (5.15%) Java
1 26 (5.15%) SQL
2 13 (2.57%) Perl
2 13 (2.57%) C
3 11 (2.18%) JavaScript
4 10 (1.98%) C#
5 6 (1.19%) VBA
5 6 (1.19%) LotusScript
6 5 (0.99%) PowerShell
7 4 (0.79%) Google Apps Script
8 3 (0.59%) Python
8 3 (0.59%) C++
8 3 (0.59%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.40%) VBScript
9 2 (0.40%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.20%) Formula Language
10 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (4.75%) MCP
2 22 (4.36%) Security Cleared
3 21 (4.16%) SC Cleared
4 19 (3.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (1.78%) Degree
6 8 (1.58%) MCSE
7 7 (1.39%) ISEB
8 6 (1.19%) A+ Certification
9 5 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.99%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (0.79%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.79%) CCNA
10 4 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.59%) MCPD
11 3 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.40%) MCTS
12 2 (0.40%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 1 (0.20%) DCSE
13 1 (0.20%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (11.09%) SLA
2 21 (4.16%) QA
3 8 (1.58%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.20%) COREP
4 1 (0.20%) COBIT
System Software
1 150 (29.70%) Active Directory
2 18 (3.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.98%) Sendmail
3 10 (1.98%) XenApp
4 6 (1.19%) Terminal Services
5 5 (0.99%) vSphere
6 4 (0.79%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.59%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.40%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.40%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (3.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 17 (3.37%) OpenView
3 11 (2.18%) BMC PATROL
4 10 (1.98%) NetBackup
5 9 (1.78%) SCCM
6 6 (1.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (0.99%) DameWare
7 5 (0.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (0.59%) HP SIM
8 3 (0.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (0.40%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.40%) ARCserve
9 2 (0.40%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (0.40%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.40%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.20%) WSUS
10 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.20%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 219 (43.37%) Microsoft
2 107 (21.19%) Citrix
3 45 (8.91%) HP
4 34 (6.73%) IBM
5 26 (5.15%) Cisco
5 26 (5.15%) VMware
6 20 (3.96%) Oracle
6 20 (3.96%) Symantec
7 17 (3.37%) Google
8 16 (3.17%) ServiceNow
9 13 (2.57%) SAP
9 13 (2.57%) Adobe
9 13 (2.57%) Dell
10 12 (2.38%) Reuters
10 12 (2.38%) Bloomberg
11 9 (1.78%) Fidessa
12 7 (1.39%) McAfee
12 7 (1.39%) Apple
12 7 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (1.19%) Novell
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