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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 350 323 297
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -26
Contract jobs citing Lotus 245 261 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.48% 0.53% 0.60%
As % of the Vendors category 1.04% 1.14% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 148 158
Average daily rate
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£210 £305 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.14% +12.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £167 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 41 42
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.65 £24.00 £22.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +30.76%
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
23490 22821 24519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.97% 46.72% 46.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13500 12999 12854
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
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 1046 1044 1231
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.91
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £42.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.46% +2.52%

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 2 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 2 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 2 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 -44 94 £185 -43.07% 7
South East +12 70 £220 -29.60% 5
West Midlands -5 28 £300 +7.14% 2
East of England -10 18 £205 -7.86% 2
East Midlands +8 11 £295 +136.00% 4
North West -4 11 £143 +0.88% 4
South West -34 5 £400 +142.42% 2
Yorkshire 0 4 - - 1
Lotus
UK

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 450 (91.46%) IBM Notes
2 269 (54.67%) Windows
3 216 (43.90%) Microsoft
4 185 (37.60%) MS Office
5 144 (29.27%) Active Directory
6 130 (26.42%) ITIL
7 128 (26.02%) Windows 7
8 115 (23.37%) MS Excel
9 113 (22.97%) Windows XP
10 97 (19.72%) Citrix
11 88 (17.89%) Blackberry
12 75 (15.24%) Migration
13 73 (14.84%) Finance
14 64 (13.01%) Lotus Domino
15 54 (10.98%) SharePoint
16 52 (10.57%) SLA
17 51 (10.37%) Banking
17 51 (10.37%) MS PowerPoint
18 47 (9.55%) MS Exchange
19 43 (8.74%) HP
20 41 (8.33%) WAN
20 41 (8.33%) Project Management
21 38 (7.72%) TCP/IP
22 36 (7.32%) Service Management
23 35 (7.11%) Office 365
24 33 (6.71%) LAN
25 31 (6.30%) Windows Server 2008
26 28 (5.69%) HTML
27 27 (5.49%) Linux
27 27 (5.49%) DNS

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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
1 450 (91.46%) IBM Notes
2 64 (13.01%) Lotus Domino
3 54 (10.98%) SharePoint
4 47 (9.55%) MS Exchange
5 21 (4.27%) CMS
6 16 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (2.64%) Lync
8 12 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
8 12 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (2.03%) IIS
10 9 (1.83%) Quickr
11 8 (1.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (1.02%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.81%) Zimbra
13 4 (0.81%) Magnolia
14 3 (0.61%) WebSphere Portal
14 3 (0.61%) WebSphere Process Server
14 3 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 185 (37.60%) MS Office
2 115 (23.37%) MS Excel
3 51 (10.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.83%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.61%) MS Project
6 2 (0.41%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.41%) 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 (2.24%) WebTrends
2 8 (1.63%) Eikon
3 1 (0.20%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.20%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 35 (7.11%) Office 365
2 13 (2.64%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.61%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.20%) SaaS
4 1 (0.20%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 41 (8.33%) WAN
2 38 (7.72%) TCP/IP
3 33 (6.71%) LAN
4 27 (5.49%) DNS
5 19 (3.86%) VPN
6 16 (3.25%) Internet
7 15 (3.05%) Intranet
8 13 (2.64%) VoIP
9 12 (2.44%) SMTP
9 12 (2.44%) IMAP
10 11 (2.24%) Firewall
10 11 (2.24%) DHCP
11 10 (2.03%) ADSL
12 8 (1.63%) Wireless
13 5 (1.02%) Softphone
13 5 (1.02%) SAN
13 5 (1.02%) Cisco IOS
14 3 (0.61%) Gigabit Ethernet
14 3 (0.61%) HTTP
15 2 (0.41%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.46%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.24%) MS Access
2 11 (2.24%) QlikView
3 5 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (0.81%) DataStage
4 4 (0.81%) IBM InfoSphere
5 3 (0.61%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.20%) CloverETL
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.20%) SSDT
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.20%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.20%) Ingres
7 1 (0.20%) DB2
7 1 (0.20%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (1.22%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.02%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.41%) Toad
3 2 (0.41%) MSI
3 2 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.41%) 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 73 (14.84%) Finance
2 51 (10.37%) Banking
3 25 (5.08%) Retail
4 24 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 20 (4.07%) Marketing
6 18 (3.66%) Investment Banking
7 16 (3.25%) French Language
7 16 (3.25%) Legal
8 11 (2.24%) Manufacturing
8 11 (2.24%) Danish Language
8 11 (2.24%) Games
9 10 (2.03%) German Language
10 7 (1.42%) Back Office
11 4 (0.81%) Automotive
12 2 (0.41%) Front Office
12 2 (0.41%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.20%) Portuguese Language
13 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.20%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 172 (34.96%) Analyst
2 68 (13.82%) 2nd Line Support
3 67 (13.62%) Support Engineer
4 66 (13.41%) Support Analyst
5 64 (13.01%) Service Desk Analyst
6 61 (12.40%) Service Analyst
7 52 (10.57%) 1st Line Support
8 46 (9.35%) Desktop Support
9 37 (7.52%) Developer
10 25 (5.08%) Desktop Engineer
11 24 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 21 (4.27%) 1st Line Support Analyst
13 20 (4.07%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 20 (4.07%) Desktop Analyst
14 19 (3.86%) Business Analyst
15 18 (3.66%) Desktop Support Engineer
16 17 (3.46%) Project Manager
16 17 (3.46%) Help Desk Analyst
16 17 (3.46%) Consultant
17 16 (3.25%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (5.69%) HTML
2 18 (3.66%) .NET
3 14 (2.85%) CSS
4 11 (2.24%) ASP.NET
4 11 (2.24%) XML
5 9 (1.83%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (1.63%) Web Services
7 6 (1.22%) Spring
7 6 (1.22%) HTML5
8 5 (1.02%) XMPP
8 5 (1.02%) FIX Protocol
9 4 (0.81%) .NET Framework
9 4 (0.81%) CSS3
9 4 (0.81%) MSMQ
9 4 (0.81%) Middleware
10 3 (0.61%) DHTML
10 3 (0.61%) XPages
10 3 (0.61%) JSR 286
10 3 (0.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (0.61%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 88 (17.89%) Blackberry
2 17 (3.46%) iPad
3 15 (3.05%) iPhone
4 14 (2.85%) Social Media
4 14 (2.85%) CMDB
5 13 (2.64%) Blog
6 12 (2.44%) Fat Client
6 12 (2.44%) Thin Client
7 11 (2.24%) Client/Server
7 11 (2.24%) Online Games
7 11 (2.24%) New Media
7 11 (2.24%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.83%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.83%) Handset
9 7 (1.42%) NHS
9 7 (1.42%) FMCG
10 6 (1.22%) Clustering
11 5 (1.02%) Mainframe
11 5 (1.02%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.81%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 269 (54.67%) Windows
2 128 (26.02%) Windows 7
3 113 (22.97%) Windows XP
4 31 (6.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (5.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (5.49%) Linux
6 21 (4.27%) UNIX
7 15 (3.05%) Apple iOS
8 12 (2.44%) Windows Vista
9 11 (2.24%) Mac OS
10 9 (1.83%) Android
10 9 (1.83%) Windows 8
10 9 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (1.83%) Windows Phone
11 8 (1.63%) Mac OS X
12 5 (1.02%) HPUX
13 4 (0.81%) Windows 2000
13 4 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.41%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (26.42%) ITIL
2 75 (15.24%) Migration
3 41 (8.33%) Project Management
4 36 (7.32%) Service Management
5 27 (5.49%) Service Delivery
6 26 (5.28%) Configuration Management
6 26 (5.28%) User Acceptance Testing
7 20 (4.07%) Incident Management
7 20 (4.07%) CRM
8 15 (3.05%) Workflow
8 15 (3.05%) Time Management
9 14 (2.85%) Problem Management
10 13 (2.64%) Change Management
11 12 (2.44%) Online Marketing
11 12 (2.44%) Analytics
11 12 (2.44%) Email Migration
12 11 (2.24%) Marketing Strategy
12 11 (2.24%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (2.24%) Asset Management
13 10 (2.03%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 26 (5.28%) SQL
2 17 (3.46%) Java
3 13 (2.64%) Perl
4 11 (2.24%) JavaScript
5 10 (2.03%) C
5 10 (2.03%) C#
6 9 (1.83%) PowerShell
7 7 (1.42%) LotusScript
8 6 (1.22%) VBA
9 4 (0.81%) Google Apps Script
10 3 (0.61%) Python
10 3 (0.61%) C++
11 2 (0.41%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.41%) VBScript
11 2 (0.41%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.20%) Formula Language
12 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (4.47%) MCP
2 20 (4.07%) Security Cleared
3 19 (3.86%) SC Cleared
4 16 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (1.83%) Degree
6 8 (1.63%) MCSE
7 7 (1.42%) ISEB
8 6 (1.22%) A+ Certification
9 5 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.02%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (0.81%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.81%) CCNA
10 4 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.61%) MCPD
11 3 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.41%) MCTS
12 2 (0.41%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 1 (0.20%) DCSE
13 1 (0.20%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (10.57%) SLA
2 21 (4.27%) QA
3 11 (2.24%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.20%) COREP
System Software
1 144 (29.27%) Active Directory
2 19 (3.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.03%) Sendmail
4 9 (1.83%) XenApp
5 8 (1.63%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.81%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.61%) Terminal Server
7 3 (0.61%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.61%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.41%) vSphere
8 2 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.20%) XenServer
9 1 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 15 (3.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 15 (3.05%) SCCM
2 14 (2.85%) OpenView
3 11 (2.24%) BMC PATROL
4 6 (1.22%) NetBackup
4 6 (1.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (1.02%) DameWare
5 5 (1.02%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (0.81%) SCDPM
6 4 (0.81%) SCOM
6 4 (0.81%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.41%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.41%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.41%) ARCserve
7 2 (0.41%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (0.41%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.20%) MIMEsweeper
8 1 (0.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 216 (43.90%) Microsoft
2 97 (19.72%) Citrix
3 43 (8.74%) HP
4 27 (5.49%) Cisco
5 26 (5.28%) IBM
6 23 (4.67%) VMware
7 18 (3.66%) ServiceNow
8 16 (3.25%) Oracle
8 16 (3.25%) Bloomberg
9 15 (3.05%) Reuters
9 15 (3.05%) Google
10 14 (2.85%) Symantec
11 13 (2.64%) Dell
12 12 (2.44%) SAP
13 11 (2.24%) Adobe
13 11 (2.24%) Fidessa
14 8 (1.63%) McAfee
15 7 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
16 6 (1.22%) Apple
17 5 (1.02%) Metastorm
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