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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 348 313 294
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -19
Contract jobs citing Lotus 269 262 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.51% 0.55% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 1.14% 1.20% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 149 132
Average daily rate
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£180 £238 £261
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.21% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £110 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £575 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £150 £260
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -42.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 38 41
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.30 £23.65 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.33%
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
23578 21858 22057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.71% 46.16% 47.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 14199 12778 11736
Average daily rate £388 £395 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% +1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £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 1183 1084 1286
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 28 November 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 28 November 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 28 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -17 101 £165 -37.14% 11
South East -40 39 £325 +44.44% 6
North West +24 35 £110 -18.51% 5
East of England +21 31 £180 +44.00% 2
West Midlands -17 26 £140 -49.13% 1
Yorkshire +3 17 £180 - 2
North East -24 9 - -
South West -26 9 £375 +134.37% 4
East Midlands -11 6 £300 +172.72% 2
Lotus
UK

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 454 (89.02%) IBM Notes
2 275 (53.92%) Windows
3 231 (45.29%) Microsoft
4 202 (39.61%) MS Office
5 152 (29.80%) Active Directory
6 132 (25.88%) ITIL
7 127 (24.90%) Citrix
8 122 (23.92%) Windows 7
9 114 (22.35%) MS Excel
10 100 (19.61%) Windows XP
11 94 (18.43%) Blackberry
12 82 (16.08%) Migration
13 77 (15.10%) Lotus Domino
14 75 (14.71%) SLA
15 62 (12.16%) Finance
16 58 (11.37%) HP
17 57 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
18 52 (10.20%) IBM
18 52 (10.20%) MS Exchange
19 49 (9.61%) Banking
19 49 (9.61%) Windows Server 2008
20 48 (9.41%) Service Management
20 48 (9.41%) Symantec
21 47 (9.22%) DNS
21 47 (9.22%) MS PowerPoint
22 46 (9.02%) VMware
23 40 (7.84%) SharePoint
24 39 (7.65%) Project Management
25 38 (7.45%) MCP
26 37 (7.25%) SQL Server

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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
1 454 (89.02%) IBM Notes
2 77 (15.10%) Lotus Domino
3 52 (10.20%) MS Exchange
4 40 (7.84%) SharePoint
5 34 (6.67%) IIS
6 21 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2013
7 16 (3.14%) Lync
7 16 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2010
8 15 (2.94%) CMS
9 14 (2.75%) Quickr
9 14 (2.75%) Apache
10 13 (2.55%) WebSphere
11 12 (2.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 11 (2.16%) SharePoint 2013
13 9 (1.76%) WebSphere Portal
14 7 (1.37%) GlassFish
14 7 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
14 7 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
15 6 (1.18%) WebSphere Process Server
15 6 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 202 (39.61%) MS Office
2 114 (22.35%) MS Excel
3 47 (9.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (2.75%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.96%) MS Project
6 2 (0.39%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 2 (0.39%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (1.57%) WebTrends
2 5 (0.98%) SAP GRC
3 3 (0.59%) Eikon
4 1 (0.20%) Agresso
4 1 (0.20%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.20%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.20%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Cloud Services
1 32 (6.27%) Office 365
2 17 (3.33%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (0.59%) IBM Blueworks
3 3 (0.59%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.39%) SaaS
4 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 47 (9.22%) DNS
2 35 (6.86%) TCP/IP
3 32 (6.27%) WAN
4 29 (5.69%) LAN
5 28 (5.49%) Internet
6 22 (4.31%) VPN
6 22 (4.31%) DHCP
7 20 (3.92%) Firewall
8 14 (2.75%) SMTP
9 12 (2.35%) IMAP
10 11 (2.16%) Intranet
11 10 (1.96%) NAS
11 10 (1.96%) VoIP
12 9 (1.76%) LDAP
12 9 (1.76%) Wireless
13 8 (1.57%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (1.57%) SAN
14 3 (0.59%) ADSL
14 3 (0.59%) SNMP
14 3 (0.59%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (1.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (1.57%) QlikView
5 4 (0.78%) MS Access
6 3 (0.59%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.39%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (0.39%) DataStage
8 1 (0.20%) Ingres
8 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.20%) DB2
8 1 (0.20%) OLAP
8 1 (0.20%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.20%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 6 (1.18%) Eclipse
2 5 (0.98%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.59%) MSI
5 2 (0.39%) Toad
6 1 (0.20%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.20%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.20%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.20%) TestLink
6 1 (0.20%) Build Forge
General
1 62 (12.16%) Finance
2 49 (9.61%) Banking
3 35 (6.86%) Telecoms
4 18 (3.53%) Retail
5 17 (3.33%) French Language
6 15 (2.94%) Investment Banking
7 14 (2.75%) Manufacturing
8 13 (2.55%) Marketing
9 12 (2.35%) Legal
10 10 (1.96%) Back Office
11 9 (1.76%) German Language
12 8 (1.57%) Danish Language
12 8 (1.57%) Games
13 4 (0.78%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.78%) Automotive
13 4 (0.78%) Publishing
14 2 (0.39%) Mandarin Language
14 2 (0.39%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.39%) Portuguese Language
14 2 (0.39%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 166 (32.55%) Analyst
2 77 (15.10%) Service Desk Analyst
3 75 (14.71%) Service Analyst
4 69 (13.53%) Support Analyst
5 64 (12.55%) Support Engineer
6 56 (10.98%) Desktop Support
7 51 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
8 35 (6.86%) Administrator
9 34 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
10 27 (5.29%) Developer
11 26 (5.10%) Consultant
11 26 (5.10%) Desktop Engineer
12 25 (4.90%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 25 (4.90%) Desktop Analyst
13 23 (4.51%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 19 (3.73%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 19 (3.73%) IT Support
15 16 (3.14%) Project Manager
16 15 (2.94%) Architect
16 15 (2.94%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.33%) Middleware
2 15 (2.94%) .NET
3 14 (2.75%) HTML
4 9 (1.76%) XML
4 9 (1.76%) ASP.NET
4 9 (1.76%) Spring
5 8 (1.57%) Web Services
6 7 (1.37%) Flash
7 6 (1.18%) JSR 286
7 6 (1.18%) Dojo
7 6 (1.18%) .NET Framework
8 4 (0.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (0.78%) X-Windows
8 4 (0.78%) CSS
9 3 (0.59%) DHTML
9 3 (0.59%) Application Packaging
9 3 (0.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (0.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (0.59%) REST
10 2 (0.39%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 94 (18.43%) Blackberry
2 57 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.14%) Computer Science
5 15 (2.94%) Social Media
6 13 (2.55%) FMCG
6 13 (2.55%) CMDB
6 13 (2.55%) Clustering
7 10 (1.96%) Blog
8 9 (1.76%) iPad
8 9 (1.76%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.57%) New Media
9 8 (1.57%) Online Games
9 8 (1.57%) CLARiiON
10 7 (1.37%) Mathematics
10 7 (1.37%) iPhone
11 4 (0.78%) iSeries
11 4 (0.78%) Replication
11 4 (0.78%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.59%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 275 (53.92%) Windows
2 122 (23.92%) Windows 7
3 100 (19.61%) Windows XP
4 49 (9.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (6.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 28 (5.49%) Linux
7 23 (4.51%) UNIX
8 21 (4.12%) Mac OS
9 17 (3.33%) Apple iOS
10 16 (3.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (2.55%) Mac OS X
11 13 (2.55%) Windows 8
12 6 (1.18%) Windows Vista
12 6 (1.18%) Windows 2000
13 5 (0.98%) NetWare
14 4 (0.78%) Windows Phone
14 4 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.59%) HPUX
16 1 (0.20%) Windows NT
16 1 (0.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (25.88%) ITIL
2 82 (16.08%) Migration
3 48 (9.41%) Service Management
4 39 (7.65%) Project Management
5 33 (6.47%) Service Delivery
6 30 (5.88%) Change Management
7 28 (5.49%) Incident Management
8 27 (5.29%) Configuration Management
9 22 (4.31%) CRM
10 18 (3.53%) E-Commerce
11 17 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
11 17 (3.33%) Problem Management
12 15 (2.94%) Email Migration
13 14 (2.75%) Knowledge Management
14 13 (2.55%) Time Management
14 13 (2.55%) ITIL V3
15 10 (1.96%) Content Management
15 10 (1.96%) Asset Management
16 9 (1.76%) ITSM
16 9 (1.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 34 (6.67%) Java
2 27 (5.29%) SQL
3 18 (3.53%) C
4 13 (2.55%) Perl
5 11 (2.16%) PowerShell
6 8 (1.57%) C#
7 6 (1.18%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.78%) Python
9 3 (0.59%) VBScript
9 3 (0.59%) Google Apps Script
10 2 (0.39%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.20%) VBA
11 1 (0.20%) VB
11 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.20%) LotusScript
11 1 (0.20%) Formula Language
Qualifications
1 38 (7.45%) MCP
2 32 (6.27%) Security Cleared
3 25 (4.90%) SC Cleared
4 21 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (1.96%) Degree
5 10 (1.96%) A+ Certification
6 7 (1.37%) MCSE
7 4 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.78%) ISEB
8 3 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.59%) CCNA
9 2 (0.39%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 2 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.20%) MCSA
10 1 (0.20%) HND
10 1 (0.20%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.20%) Dell Certification
10 1 (0.20%) IBM Certification
10 1 (0.20%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (14.71%) SLA
2 17 (3.33%) QA
3 8 (1.57%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.20%) COBIT
5 1 (0.20%) COREP
System Software
1 152 (29.80%) Active Directory
2 34 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.94%) Terminal Services
3 15 (2.94%) vSphere
4 10 (1.96%) Sendmail
5 8 (1.57%) VMware ESX
6 7 (1.37%) Hyper-V
7 6 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (0.98%) XenApp
8 5 (0.98%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.78%) DFS Replication
9 4 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.59%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.20%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 33 (6.47%) OpenView
2 24 (4.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 21 (4.12%) NetBackup
4 19 (3.73%) SCCM
5 9 (1.76%) Tivoli
6 8 (1.57%) SCOM
6 8 (1.57%) BMC PATROL
7 7 (1.37%) HP SIM
8 6 (1.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 5 (0.98%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 4 (0.78%) ARCserve
11 3 (0.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 2 (0.39%) ServiceCenter
13 1 (0.20%) Unicenter
13 1 (0.20%) DameWare
13 1 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
13 1 (0.20%) MIMEsweeper
13 1 (0.20%) Backup Exec
13 1 (0.20%) WMI
13 1 (0.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 231 (45.29%) Microsoft
2 127 (24.90%) Citrix
3 58 (11.37%) HP
4 52 (10.20%) IBM
5 48 (9.41%) Symantec
6 46 (9.02%) VMware
7 25 (4.90%) Cisco
8 22 (4.31%) Oracle
9 20 (3.92%) Google
10 17 (3.33%) SAP
10 17 (3.33%) ServiceNow
11 16 (3.14%) EMC
12 15 (2.94%) Adobe
13 13 (2.55%) Dell
14 10 (1.96%) McAfee
15 9 (1.76%) Avaya
16 8 (1.57%) Reuters
16 8 (1.57%) Bloomberg
17 7 (1.37%) Novell
18 6 (1.18%) Cognos
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Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £11 - £13 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
LA International
Rate: £9 - £11 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £130 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 22-28 Per Hour
Posted: 21 days ago