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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lotus
UK / England
Rank 505 445 387
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -58
Contract jobs citing Lotus 65 150 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.32% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.75% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 93 106
Median daily rate £150 £165 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £114 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £453 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £180 £275
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -34.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 28
Median hourly rate £18.70 £21.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.02% +79.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.31 £14.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.91 £26.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £18.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-38.88% +50.00%

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
18822 19956 20778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.31% 42.88% 45.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 11668 11863 12438
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £565 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 667 816 931
Median hourly rate £19.77 £22.50 £17.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.14% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.42 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +34.32%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Lotus as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lotus within the England region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -37 28 £175 +7.69% 2
South East +14 16 £155 -19.48% 3
North West +23 11 £130 - 1
East of England +4 5 £200 - 1
North East - 2 £90 - 1
Yorkshire +6 1 £438 +16.66% 1
East Midlands -7 1 £135 +17.90%
West Midlands -15 1 - - 1
Lotus
UK

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Lotus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Lotus.

1 171 (92.93%) IBM Notes
2 107 (58.15%) Windows
3 80 (43.48%) Microsoft
4 75 (40.76%) MS Office
5 67 (36.41%) Active Directory
6 66 (35.87%) Windows 7
7 49 (26.63%) MS Excel
8 47 (25.54%) Blackberry
9 36 (19.57%) Citrix
10 34 (18.48%) Windows XP
11 32 (17.39%) Windows Server
12 30 (16.30%) Finance
13 28 (15.22%) IBM Domino
13 28 (15.22%) ITIL
14 26 (14.13%) Migration
14 26 (14.13%) Banking
14 26 (14.13%) Analytical Skills
15 25 (13.59%) Change Management
16 23 (12.50%) TCP/IP
16 23 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
16 23 (12.50%) Bloomberg
17 22 (11.96%) Microsoft Certification
18 21 (11.41%) Internet
18 21 (11.41%) Java
19 20 (10.87%) VPN
19 20 (10.87%) Reuters
19 20 (10.87%) Office 365
20 19 (10.33%) Incident Management
21 18 (9.78%) Retail
21 18 (9.78%) VMware

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 171 (92.93%) IBM Notes
2 28 (15.22%) IBM Domino
3 18 (9.78%) MS Exchange
4 16 (8.70%) SharePoint
5 11 (5.98%) Skype for Business
6 7 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (3.26%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (2.17%) FileNet
9 3 (1.63%) CMS
9 3 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.63%) Quickr
10 1 (0.54%) QuickPlace
Applications
1 75 (40.76%) MS Office
2 49 (26.63%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.72%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.63%) MS Project
4 3 (1.63%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.54%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 16 (8.70%) Eikon
2 1 (0.54%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.87%) Office 365
2 2 (1.09%) SaaS
3 1 (0.54%) Google Drive
3 1 (0.54%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 21 (11.41%) Internet
3 20 (10.87%) VPN
4 18 (9.78%) LAN
5 15 (8.15%) Wireless
6 14 (7.61%) Skype
6 14 (7.61%) WAN
7 13 (7.07%) DNS
8 12 (6.52%) DHCP
9 8 (4.35%) Ethernet
9 8 (4.35%) Firewall
10 7 (3.80%) VoIP
11 6 (3.26%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (3.26%) SMTP
12 2 (1.09%) Network Security
12 2 (1.09%) S/MIME
12 2 (1.09%) SSL
12 2 (1.09%) VLAN
12 2 (1.09%) WebEx
12 2 (1.09%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.54%) DB2
3 1 (0.54%) MySQL
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (0.54%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.54%) NetBeans
General
1 30 (16.30%) Finance
2 26 (14.13%) Banking
3 18 (9.78%) Retail
4 16 (8.70%) Retail Banking
5 5 (2.72%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.17%) Back Office
6 4 (2.17%) Korean Language
6 4 (2.17%) Military
7 3 (1.63%) Legal
8 2 (1.09%) Dutch Language
8 2 (1.09%) German Language
8 2 (1.09%) Marketing
8 2 (1.09%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.54%) Advertising
9 1 (0.54%) Law
9 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (25.54%) Support Engineer
2 43 (23.37%) Analyst
3 39 (21.20%) Desktop Support
4 30 (16.30%) 2nd Line Support
5 27 (14.67%) Desktop Engineer
5 27 (14.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 23 (12.50%) Service Analyst
7 22 (11.96%) Service Desk Analyst
8 18 (9.78%) Deskside Support
8 18 (9.78%) Service Desk Support
9 17 (9.24%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 17 (9.24%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 17 (9.24%) Deskside Engineer
9 17 (9.24%) Deskside Support Engineer
10 16 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 15 (8.15%) Service Desk Engineer
12 14 (7.61%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
12 14 (7.61%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
13 13 (7.07%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
13 13 (7.07%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.80%) .NET
2 5 (2.72%) jQuery
3 4 (2.17%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (2.17%) Web Services
4 3 (1.63%) AngularJS
4 3 (1.63%) XMPP
5 2 (1.09%) HTML
6 1 (0.54%) ODBC
6 1 (0.54%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.54%) XML
6 1 (0.54%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 47 (25.54%) Blackberry
2 26 (14.13%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (9.24%) iPhone
4 15 (8.15%) iPad
5 13 (7.07%) Data Centre
6 10 (5.43%) Management Information System
7 8 (4.35%) Client/Server
8 7 (3.80%) Computer Science
9 6 (3.26%) BYOD
10 3 (1.63%) FMCG
10 3 (1.63%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.63%) Replication
10 3 (1.63%) Smartphone
11 2 (1.09%) AS400
11 2 (1.09%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.09%) iSeries
11 2 (1.09%) PKI
11 2 (1.09%) PMI
12 1 (0.54%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 107 (58.15%) Windows
2 66 (35.87%) Windows 7
3 34 (18.48%) Windows XP
4 32 (17.39%) Windows Server
5 23 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (9.24%) Windows 8
7 15 (8.15%) Apple iOS
8 12 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (5.98%) Mac OS
10 10 (5.43%) Android
10 10 (5.43%) Windows 10
11 9 (4.89%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (2.72%) Linux
13 3 (1.63%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.63%) Windows 2000
14 2 (1.09%) Ubuntu
14 2 (1.09%) Unix
14 2 (1.09%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (15.22%) ITIL
2 26 (14.13%) Migration
3 25 (13.59%) Change Management
4 19 (10.33%) Incident Management
5 18 (9.78%) Service Management
6 15 (8.15%) Problem Management
7 10 (5.43%) Identity Management
7 10 (5.43%) Project Management
8 9 (4.89%) Validation
9 8 (4.35%) Time Management
10 7 (3.80%) Trend Analysis
11 5 (2.72%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (2.17%) Asset Management
12 4 (2.17%) Coaching
12 4 (2.17%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (2.17%) Extreme Programming
12 4 (2.17%) MVC
12 4 (2.17%) Service Delivery
12 4 (2.17%) TDD
12 4 (2.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (11.41%) Java
2 9 (4.89%) SQL
3 8 (4.35%) PowerShell
4 7 (3.80%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.26%) C#
6 4 (2.17%) VBScript
7 3 (1.63%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.63%) VB
7 3 (1.63%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.63%) VB6
7 3 (1.63%) VBA
8 2 (1.09%) C
8 2 (1.09%) LotusScript
8 2 (1.09%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.54%) Formula Language
9 1 (0.54%) PHP
9 1 (0.54%) Python
9 1 (0.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (11.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (8.70%) MCP
3 15 (8.15%) Security Cleared
4 11 (5.98%) A+ Certification
4 11 (5.98%) MCDST
4 11 (5.98%) SC Cleared
5 10 (5.43%) MCSE
6 9 (4.89%) MCSA
7 8 (4.35%) ACDT
7 8 (4.35%) ACHDS
7 8 (4.35%) ACTC
7 8 (4.35%) Degree
7 8 (4.35%) MCSM
7 8 (4.35%) Network+ Certification
8 4 (2.17%) CCNA
8 4 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.09%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.54%) MCITP
11 1 (0.54%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.80%) SLA
2 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 67 (36.41%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.43%) Virtual Servers
3 8 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.17%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.63%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.09%) Firmware
6 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (1.09%) Postfix
6 2 (1.09%) Sendmail
6 2 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.09%) vSphere
6 2 (1.09%) XenApp
7 1 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (5.43%) SCCM
1 10 (5.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (3.26%) WSUS
3 4 (2.17%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.09%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.54%) BMC Marimba
5 1 (0.54%) DameWare
5 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.54%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (0.54%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.54%) SCOM
Vendors
1 80 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 36 (19.57%) Citrix
3 23 (12.50%) Bloomberg
4 20 (10.87%) Reuters
5 18 (9.78%) VMware
6 17 (9.24%) Apple
6 17 (9.24%) Cisco
7 10 (5.43%) Oracle
8 9 (4.89%) HP
9 5 (2.72%) Cognos
9 5 (2.72%) Dell
10 4 (2.17%) Remedy
10 4 (2.17%) Symantec
11 3 (1.63%) Avaya
11 3 (1.63%) SAP
12 2 (1.09%) Adobe
12 2 (1.09%) BMC
12 2 (1.09%) Intel Security
12 2 (1.09%) Nortel
12 2 (1.09%) Sun