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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 406 320 319
Rank change year-on-year
-86 -1
Contract jobs citing Lotus 175 251 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.52% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 0.79% 1.16% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 131 116
Average daily rate
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£300 £185 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.16% -27.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £125 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £190 £310
% change year-on-year
+57.89% -38.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 27 39
Average hourly rate £15.68 £14.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.95 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £22.90 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +1.75%
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
22232 21594 19770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.19% 45.01% 46.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13100 12532 10879
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £223 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1027 1010 1142
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.86 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -67 54 £319 +72.16% 9
South East -44 32 £423 +128.37% 6
East of England +15 25 £280 -15.15% 2
North West -11 20 £360 +140.00% 2
West Midlands -21 18 £289 +15.50% 2
East Midlands -2 11 £238 -
South West +16 7 £118 - 1
Yorkshire -17 6 £400 +166.66% 1
Lotus
UK

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 349 (91.36%) IBM Notes
2 193 (50.52%) Windows
3 185 (48.43%) Microsoft
4 128 (33.51%) MS Office
5 120 (31.41%) Citrix
6 107 (28.01%) ITIL
7 98 (25.65%) Active Directory
8 78 (20.42%) Migration
9 73 (19.11%) MS Exchange
10 70 (18.32%) Lotus Domino
11 66 (17.28%) Windows 7
12 60 (15.71%) MS Excel
13 55 (14.40%) Windows XP
14 49 (12.83%) Service Management
15 48 (12.57%) Windows Server 2008
16 44 (11.52%) Analytical Skills
17 43 (11.26%) Finance
17 43 (11.26%) Blackberry
18 41 (10.73%) SLA
19 40 (10.47%) VMware
20 36 (9.42%) Windows Server 2003
21 35 (9.16%) Cisco
22 32 (8.38%) Banking
23 31 (8.12%) Exchange Server 2010
24 30 (7.85%) DNS
24 30 (7.85%) Project Management
25 27 (7.07%) Symantec
25 27 (7.07%) IBM
26 26 (6.81%) VPN
26 26 (6.81%) WAN

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 349 (91.36%) IBM Notes
2 73 (19.11%) MS Exchange
3 70 (18.32%) Lotus Domino
4 31 (8.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (6.02%) SharePoint
6 21 (5.50%) IIS
7 18 (4.71%) Lync
8 13 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (2.88%) GroupWise
10 9 (2.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 7 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (1.83%) Apache
12 6 (1.57%) Office Communications Server
12 6 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (1.05%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.79%) Live Communications Server
14 3 (0.79%) CMS
15 2 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
15 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 128 (33.51%) MS Office
2 60 (15.71%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.83%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.57%) MS Project
6 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (1.05%) Eikon
2 2 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.97%) Office 365
2 3 (0.79%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.26%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.26%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 30 (7.85%) DNS
2 26 (6.81%) VPN
2 26 (6.81%) WAN
3 17 (4.45%) LAN
4 15 (3.93%) Firewall
5 13 (3.40%) SSL
6 12 (3.14%) Internet
6 12 (3.14%) SMTP
6 12 (3.14%) TCP/IP
7 10 (2.62%) Wireless
8 8 (2.09%) VoIP
8 8 (2.09%) IMAP
9 7 (1.83%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (1.83%) POP3
9 7 (1.83%) DHCP
9 7 (1.83%) MPLS
9 7 (1.83%) SAN
10 5 (1.31%) PBX
10 5 (1.31%) IP Telephony
11 4 (1.05%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.57%) Oracle Database
2 5 (1.31%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.31%) MS Access
3 3 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.26%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 3 (0.79%) MSI
2 1 (0.26%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (11.26%) Finance
2 32 (8.38%) Banking
3 14 (3.66%) Retail
4 8 (2.09%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.57%) Legal
5 6 (1.57%) Local Government
6 5 (1.31%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.05%) Law
7 4 (1.05%) Back Office
7 4 (1.05%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.52%) French Language
8 2 (0.52%) Marketing
9 1 (0.26%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.26%) German Language
9 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.26%) Electronics
9 1 (0.26%) Advertising
9 1 (0.26%) Publishing
9 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 117 (30.63%) Analyst
2 55 (14.40%) Support Analyst
2 55 (14.40%) Service Analyst
3 50 (13.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 40 (10.47%) Support Engineer
5 33 (8.64%) Project Manager
5 33 (8.64%) Administrator
6 32 (8.38%) Desktop Support
7 31 (8.12%) 2nd Line Support
8 25 (6.54%) Lotus Notes Administrator
9 24 (6.28%) Desktop Engineer
10 21 (5.50%) Developer
10 21 (5.50%) 1st Line Support
11 19 (4.97%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 18 (4.71%) Architect
13 14 (3.66%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 14 (3.66%) 1st Line Support Analyst
13 14 (3.66%) Domino Administrator
14 12 (3.14%) Field Engineer
14 12 (3.14%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.62%) HTML
2 8 (2.09%) XML
3 6 (1.57%) CSS
4 4 (1.05%) JSON
5 3 (0.79%) XPages
5 3 (0.79%) jQuery
5 3 (0.79%) .NET
5 3 (0.79%) Web Services
5 3 (0.79%) SAML
6 2 (0.52%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.26%) PhoneGap
7 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.26%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.26%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.26%) Ajax
7 1 (0.26%) Dojo
7 1 (0.26%) JavaBeans
7 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.26%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 44 (11.52%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (11.26%) Blackberry
3 12 (3.14%) Clustering
4 8 (2.09%) CMDB
5 5 (1.31%) Statistics
5 5 (1.31%) iPhone
5 5 (1.31%) Replication
6 4 (1.05%) iPad
6 4 (1.05%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.79%) Private Cloud
7 3 (0.79%) BYOD
7 3 (0.79%) PKI
7 3 (0.79%) SecurID
7 3 (0.79%) Life Science
7 3 (0.79%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.52%) PMI
8 2 (0.52%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.52%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (0.52%) iSeries
8 2 (0.52%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 193 (50.52%) Windows
2 66 (17.28%) Windows 7
3 55 (14.40%) Windows XP
4 48 (12.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (9.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (5.24%) Windows 8
7 19 (4.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.83%) Windows NT
8 7 (1.83%) Linux
9 5 (1.31%) Android
9 5 (1.31%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (0.79%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.79%) UNIX
11 3 (0.79%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.52%) HPUX
12 2 (0.52%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (0.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (28.01%) ITIL
2 78 (20.42%) Migration
3 49 (12.83%) Service Management
4 30 (7.85%) Project Management
5 19 (4.97%) Incident Management
6 13 (3.40%) Email Migration
6 13 (3.40%) Service Delivery
7 12 (3.14%) Configuration Management
7 12 (3.14%) PRINCE2
8 11 (2.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (2.88%) Change Management
8 11 (2.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (2.36%) Information Security
10 8 (2.09%) Customer Engagement
11 7 (1.83%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (1.83%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (1.57%) Data Protection
12 6 (1.57%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (1.57%) Capacity Planning
13 5 (1.31%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (6.81%) SQL
2 16 (4.19%) Java
3 9 (2.36%) JavaScript
4 7 (1.83%) LotusScript
5 6 (1.57%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.79%) VBScript
6 3 (0.79%) Python
6 3 (0.79%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.52%) VB
7 2 (0.52%) C
8 1 (0.26%) C#
8 1 (0.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (6.28%) Security Cleared
2 23 (6.02%) MCP
2 23 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (4.71%) Degree
4 13 (3.40%) SC Cleared
5 10 (2.62%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (2.62%) MCITP
6 9 (2.36%) CCNA
7 8 (2.09%) MCTS
8 7 (1.83%) MCSE
9 6 (1.57%) PMP
9 6 (1.57%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.79%) ISACA
10 3 (0.79%) MCDST
10 3 (0.79%) CISMP
10 3 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.79%) CCENT
10 3 (0.79%) CISSP
10 3 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.79%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (10.73%) SLA
2 3 (0.79%) QA
3 2 (0.52%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 98 (25.65%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.62%) Microsoft App-V
3 10 (2.62%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.57%) Xen
5 5 (1.31%) XenApp
6 3 (0.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.52%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.52%) MetaFrame
7 2 (0.52%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.52%) XenServer
7 2 (0.52%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.26%) vSphere
8 1 (0.26%) NDS
8 1 (0.26%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 22 (5.76%) SCCM
2 12 (3.14%) OpenView
2 12 (3.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.79%) SCOM
3 3 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (0.79%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.52%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.52%) DameWare
4 2 (0.52%) WSUS
4 2 (0.52%) WMI
4 2 (0.52%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.26%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.26%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 185 (48.43%) Microsoft
2 120 (31.41%) Citrix
3 40 (10.47%) VMware
4 35 (9.16%) Cisco
5 27 (7.07%) Symantec
5 27 (7.07%) IBM
6 22 (5.76%) McAfee
7 19 (4.97%) HP
7 19 (4.97%) Adobe
8 14 (3.66%) SAP
9 13 (3.40%) Novell
10 12 (3.14%) EMC
11 10 (2.62%) Apple
12 9 (2.36%) Clearswift
13 8 (2.09%) Oracle
14 7 (1.83%) CheckPoint
14 7 (1.83%) NetApp
15 6 (1.57%) Reuters
15 6 (1.57%) Bloomberg
15 6 (1.57%) Remedy
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