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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 439 303 320
Rank change year-on-year
-136 +17
Contract jobs citing Lotus 149 276 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.58% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 0.65% 1.28% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 144 129
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£325 £210 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.76% -19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £143 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £425 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £205 £250
% change year-on-year
+62.19% -18.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 32 47
Average hourly rate £13.94 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.54% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.15 £23.40 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -
Lotus
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
22830 21631 20878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.05% 45.17% 46.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 13693 12374 11460
Average daily rate £399 £388 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.91% -1.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1020 971 1157
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.24 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.06 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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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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 -83 44 £288 +55.40% 6
North West +8 30 £445 +345.00% 4
East of England +10 24 £275 +27.90% 2
South East -81 16 £250 +16.27% 5
South West +4 14 £325 - 1
East Midlands -3 9 £238 -
Yorkshire -18 5 £325 +62.50% 2
West Midlands -38 4 £500 +98.01% 3
North East -22 1 - - 4
Lotus
UK

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 335 (91.78%) IBM Notes
2 185 (50.68%) Windows
3 172 (47.12%) Microsoft
4 121 (33.15%) Citrix
5 109 (29.86%) MS Office
6 104 (28.49%) ITIL
7 100 (27.40%) Active Directory
8 91 (24.93%) Migration
9 68 (18.63%) MS Exchange
10 65 (17.81%) Lotus Domino
11 61 (16.71%) Windows 7
12 57 (15.62%) VMware
13 54 (14.79%) MS Excel
14 49 (13.42%) Windows XP
15 42 (11.51%) Finance
16 40 (10.96%) Service Management
17 39 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
18 38 (10.41%) Windows Server 2008
18 38 (10.41%) Windows Server 2003
19 37 (10.14%) Cisco
19 37 (10.14%) SCCM
20 36 (9.86%) SLA
21 34 (9.32%) WAN
21 34 (9.32%) VMware Infrastructure
22 32 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2010
22 32 (8.77%) Office 365
23 30 (8.22%) SQL
24 29 (7.95%) Blackberry
25 28 (7.67%) SAP
26 27 (7.40%) Oracle

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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
1 335 (91.78%) IBM Notes
2 68 (18.63%) MS Exchange
3 65 (17.81%) Lotus Domino
4 32 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (5.75%) IIS
6 18 (4.93%) SharePoint
7 14 (3.84%) Lync
8 12 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (3.01%) Apache
10 9 (2.47%) GroupWise
11 8 (2.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (1.37%) Office Communications Server
14 4 (1.10%) Tomcat
15 3 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
16 2 (0.55%) WebSphere
16 2 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
17 1 (0.27%) Documentum
17 1 (0.27%) FileNet
Applications
1 109 (29.86%) MS Office
2 54 (14.79%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.47%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.64%) MS Project
5 4 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.27%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 4 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.82%) Eikon
3 2 (0.55%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 32 (8.77%) Office 365
2 4 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.10%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.55%) Google Drive
4 1 (0.27%) SaaS
4 1 (0.27%) IaaS
4 1 (0.27%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 34 (9.32%) WAN
2 23 (6.30%) DNS
3 22 (6.03%) VPN
4 21 (5.75%) LAN
5 14 (3.84%) Firewall
6 13 (3.56%) SSL
7 12 (3.29%) TCP/IP
8 10 (2.74%) Internet
8 10 (2.74%) SMTP
9 8 (2.19%) SAN
9 8 (2.19%) MPLS
10 7 (1.92%) Wireless
10 7 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (1.64%) IP Telephony
11 6 (1.64%) IMAP
11 6 (1.64%) DHCP
11 6 (1.64%) POP3
12 5 (1.37%) VoIP
13 4 (1.10%) Network Security
13 4 (1.10%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.93%) Oracle Database
2 11 (3.01%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.37%) MS Access
4 4 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.10%) MarkLogic
5 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.27%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 7 (1.92%) MSI
2 2 (0.55%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.55%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.27%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.27%) StarTeam
General
1 42 (11.51%) Finance
2 23 (6.30%) Banking
3 14 (3.84%) Retail
3 14 (3.84%) Local Government
4 10 (2.74%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.10%) Law
5 4 (1.10%) Legal
6 3 (0.82%) Back Office
6 3 (0.82%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.82%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.55%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.27%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.27%) Marketing
8 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.27%) Electronics
8 1 (0.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 104 (28.49%) Analyst
2 57 (15.62%) Service Analyst
3 52 (14.25%) Service Desk Analyst
4 47 (12.88%) Support Analyst
5 36 (9.86%) Support Engineer
6 35 (9.59%) Architect
7 29 (7.95%) Administrator
8 28 (7.67%) Project Manager
9 26 (7.12%) 2nd Line Support
10 24 (6.58%) Solutions Architect
11 23 (6.30%) Developer
12 22 (6.03%) Desktop Support
12 22 (6.03%) 1st Line Support
12 22 (6.03%) Desktop Engineer
13 21 (5.75%) Lotus Notes Administrator
14 17 (4.66%) 1st Line Support Analyst
15 15 (4.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
16 13 (3.56%) Lotus Notes Developer
16 13 (3.56%) Domino Administrator
17 12 (3.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.56%) HTML
2 9 (2.47%) XML
3 7 (1.92%) Web Services
4 6 (1.64%) .NET
4 6 (1.64%) CSS
5 4 (1.10%) JSON
6 3 (0.82%) SAML
6 3 (0.82%) jQuery
6 3 (0.82%) XPages
7 2 (0.55%) SAP Smart Forms
8 1 (0.27%) Ajax
8 1 (0.27%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.27%) Dojo
8 1 (0.27%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 39 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (7.95%) Blackberry
3 25 (6.85%) Data Centre
4 11 (3.01%) Clustering
5 7 (1.92%) EMC VNX
6 6 (1.64%) CMDB
7 5 (1.37%) Statistics
7 5 (1.37%) Replication
7 5 (1.37%) Life Science
8 4 (1.10%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.82%) PMI
9 3 (0.82%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.82%) Private Cloud
9 3 (0.82%) BYOD
9 3 (0.82%) iPhone
9 3 (0.82%) iPad
10 2 (0.55%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.27%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.27%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.27%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 185 (50.68%) Windows
2 61 (16.71%) Windows 7
3 49 (13.42%) Windows XP
4 38 (10.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (10.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (6.58%) Windows 8
6 19 (5.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (4.38%) Linux
8 7 (1.92%) Windows NT
9 4 (1.10%) UNIX
9 4 (1.10%) Fedora
9 4 (1.10%) Android
9 4 (1.10%) CentOS
10 3 (0.82%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.82%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.55%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.55%) HPUX
12 1 (0.27%) Solaris
12 1 (0.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (28.49%) ITIL
2 91 (24.93%) Migration
3 40 (10.96%) Service Management
4 23 (6.30%) Service Delivery
5 22 (6.03%) Project Management
6 21 (5.75%) Incident Management
7 18 (4.93%) Capacity Planning
8 14 (3.84%) Data Protection
8 14 (3.84%) PRINCE2
9 13 (3.56%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (3.01%) Change Management
10 11 (3.01%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (2.74%) Email Migration
12 9 (2.47%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 8 (2.19%) Information Security
13 8 (2.19%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (1.92%) Configuration Management
14 7 (1.92%) Stakeholder Management
15 6 (1.64%) Continuous Improvement
15 6 (1.64%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (8.22%) SQL
2 15 (4.11%) Java
3 11 (3.01%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.19%) PowerShell
5 7 (1.92%) LotusScript
5 7 (1.92%) Python
6 4 (1.10%) Perl
6 4 (1.10%) C
6 4 (1.10%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.82%) C++
7 3 (0.82%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.55%) VB
9 1 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (6.30%) MCP
1 23 (6.30%) Security Cleared
2 19 (5.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (4.11%) Degree
4 12 (3.29%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (3.01%) CCNA
5 11 (3.01%) SC Cleared
6 9 (2.47%) MCSE
7 8 (2.19%) PMP
7 8 (2.19%) PMI Certification
7 8 (2.19%) MCITP
8 5 (1.37%) MCTS
9 4 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.82%) CISMP
10 3 (0.82%) CCNP
10 3 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.82%) CCA
10 3 (0.82%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (0.82%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (9.86%) SLA
2 3 (0.82%) QA
3 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 100 (27.40%) Active Directory
2 34 (9.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (6.58%) Hyper-V
3 24 (6.58%) Microsoft App-V
4 18 (4.93%) Xen
5 4 (1.10%) XenApp
6 3 (0.82%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.55%) MetaFrame
7 2 (0.55%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.55%) XenServer
7 2 (0.55%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.55%) vSphere
7 2 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.27%) NDS
8 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 37 (10.14%) SCCM
2 8 (2.19%) OpenView
2 8 (2.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (1.10%) Puppet
3 4 (1.10%) Vagrant
3 4 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.10%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.10%) Ansible
4 3 (0.82%) WSUS
4 3 (0.82%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.82%) SCOM
5 2 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.55%) DameWare
5 2 (0.55%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.27%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.27%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 172 (47.12%) Microsoft
2 121 (33.15%) Citrix
3 57 (15.62%) VMware
4 37 (10.14%) Cisco
5 28 (7.67%) SAP
6 27 (7.40%) Oracle
6 27 (7.40%) Symantec
7 25 (6.85%) McAfee
7 25 (6.85%) EMC
8 23 (6.30%) Adobe
9 21 (5.75%) IBM
10 16 (4.38%) HP
11 12 (3.29%) NetApp
12 11 (3.01%) Novell
13 9 (2.47%) Clearswift
14 8 (2.19%) Remedy
14 8 (2.19%) Apple
15 7 (1.92%) CheckPoint
16 5 (1.37%) Reuters
16 5 (1.37%) Bloomberg
London
Venn Group
Rate: £175 - £225 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Rate: £20 - £22 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £550.00 - £600 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Winchester
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago