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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 348 295 296
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +1
Contract jobs citing Lotus 216 272 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.60% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 1.01% 1.31% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 166 124
Average daily rate
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£275 £200 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -14.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £110 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £195 £200
% change year-on-year
+53.84% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 30 34
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.64% +5.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £26.50 £20.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.21 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +11.11%
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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
21409 20707 18382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.46% 45.41% 45.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12440 11590 10051
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 880 909 1100
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £39.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 5 March 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 -57 53 £180 -15.29% 8
South East -21 51 £329 +9.58%
North West -9 34 £300 +122.22% 2
South West +18 26 £325 -
West Midlands -4 20 £244 -16.30% 3
East of England +2 19 £243 - 3
East Midlands -16 7 £375 +240.90% 2
Yorkshire -24 4 £413 +10.00% 1
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Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 417 (88.35%) IBM Notes
2 264 (55.93%) Windows
3 238 (50.42%) Microsoft
4 187 (39.62%) MS Office
5 163 (34.53%) Citrix
6 140 (29.66%) ITIL
7 130 (27.54%) Active Directory
8 93 (19.70%) Windows 7
9 88 (18.64%) MS Excel
10 84 (17.80%) Lotus Domino
11 78 (16.53%) SLA
12 77 (16.31%) Blackberry
13 76 (16.10%) Windows XP
14 75 (15.89%) Migration
15 69 (14.62%) MS Exchange
16 62 (13.14%) Service Management
17 60 (12.71%) Windows Server 2008
18 57 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
19 56 (11.86%) VMware
19 56 (11.86%) Symantec
20 52 (11.02%) IBM
21 51 (10.81%) Banking
22 48 (10.17%) Finance
22 48 (10.17%) HP
23 44 (9.32%) DNS
23 44 (9.32%) IIS
24 42 (8.90%) MCP
25 40 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
26 36 (7.63%) Cisco
27 35 (7.42%) OpenView

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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
1 417 (88.35%) IBM Notes
2 84 (17.80%) Lotus Domino
3 69 (14.62%) MS Exchange
4 44 (9.32%) IIS
5 32 (6.78%) SharePoint
6 23 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2010
7 21 (4.45%) Exchange Server 2013
8 18 (3.81%) Apache
9 17 (3.60%) Lync
10 13 (2.75%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (1.69%) GroupWise
11 8 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 7 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (1.48%) WebSphere
13 6 (1.27%) GlassFish
13 6 (1.27%) Office Communications Server
13 6 (1.27%) CMS
14 4 (0.85%) Quickr
14 4 (0.85%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 187 (39.62%) MS Office
2 88 (18.64%) MS Excel
3 25 (5.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.91%) MS Project
5 7 (1.48%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (1.27%) Eikon
2 5 (1.06%) SAP GRC
3 2 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.21%) Agresso
4 1 (0.21%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.45%) Office 365
2 7 (1.48%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.42%) IBM Blueworks
3 2 (0.42%) SaaS
3 2 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 44 (9.32%) DNS
2 29 (6.14%) VPN
3 24 (5.08%) TCP/IP
4 22 (4.66%) WAN
5 21 (4.45%) Internet
6 20 (4.24%) Firewall
7 19 (4.03%) DHCP
8 18 (3.81%) LAN
9 12 (2.54%) Wireless
10 11 (2.33%) VoIP
11 10 (2.12%) SMTP
11 10 (2.12%) SAN
12 9 (1.91%) SSL
13 8 (1.69%) IMAP
13 8 (1.69%) NAS
13 8 (1.69%) LDAP
13 8 (1.69%) POP3
14 7 (1.48%) Intranet
14 7 (1.48%) Cisco ASA
15 5 (1.06%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (6.36%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.91%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.27%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.64%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.42%) MS Access
7 1 (0.21%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.21%) DataStage
7 1 (0.21%) DB2
7 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.21%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 3 (0.64%) MSI
2 2 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.21%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.21%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.21%) Build Forge
3 1 (0.21%) TestLink
General
1 51 (10.81%) Banking
2 48 (10.17%) Finance
3 20 (4.24%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.54%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.33%) French Language
6 10 (2.12%) Back Office
7 7 (1.48%) Retail
8 6 (1.27%) Legal
9 5 (1.06%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.06%) Local Government
10 4 (0.85%) Publishing
11 3 (0.64%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.64%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.42%) Marketing
12 2 (0.42%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.21%) Law
13 1 (0.21%) Advertising
13 1 (0.21%) Electronics
13 1 (0.21%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.21%) Cantonese Language
Job Titles
1 157 (33.26%) Analyst
2 78 (16.53%) Service Analyst
2 78 (16.53%) Service Desk Analyst
3 69 (14.62%) Support Analyst
4 59 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 54 (11.44%) Desktop Support
6 50 (10.59%) Administrator
7 36 (7.63%) 2nd Line Support
8 31 (6.57%) Desktop Engineer
9 30 (6.36%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 25 (5.30%) 1st Line Support
10 25 (5.30%) Project Manager
11 22 (4.66%) Consultant
12 20 (4.24%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 20 (4.24%) Desktop Analyst
13 19 (4.03%) Lotus Notes Administrator
14 18 (3.81%) Developer
15 17 (3.60%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 15 (3.18%) 1st Line Support Analyst
17 14 (2.97%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.75%) Middleware
2 7 (1.48%) .NET
3 6 (1.27%) Flash
4 4 (0.85%) HTML
5 3 (0.64%) X-Windows
5 3 (0.64%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.64%) Application Packaging
5 3 (0.64%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (0.42%) RESTful
6 2 (0.42%) CSS
7 1 (0.21%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.21%) Web Services
7 1 (0.21%) XML
7 1 (0.21%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.21%) Dojo
7 1 (0.21%) JSR 286
7 1 (0.21%) PhoneGap
7 1 (0.21%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.21%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 77 (16.31%) Blackberry
2 57 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.18%) Management Information System
4 14 (2.97%) Clustering
5 11 (2.33%) CMDB
6 8 (1.69%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.48%) CLARiiON
7 7 (1.48%) Replication
7 7 (1.48%) iPhone
7 7 (1.48%) iPad
8 6 (1.27%) FMCG
9 5 (1.06%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.06%) SecurID
10 4 (0.85%) Social Media
10 4 (0.85%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.85%) iSeries
11 3 (0.64%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.64%) Life Science
11 3 (0.64%) PKI
11 3 (0.64%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 264 (55.93%) Windows
2 93 (19.70%) Windows 7
3 76 (16.10%) Windows XP
4 60 (12.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (5.51%) Windows 8
7 23 (4.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (2.33%) Linux
9 10 (2.12%) Mac OS
10 9 (1.91%) Mac OS X
10 9 (1.91%) Apple iOS
11 7 (1.48%) UNIX
12 5 (1.06%) Windows 2000
13 4 (0.85%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.64%) NetWare
14 3 (0.64%) HPUX
14 3 (0.64%) Windows NT
14 3 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X Server
15 1 (0.21%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (29.66%) ITIL
2 75 (15.89%) Migration
3 62 (13.14%) Service Management
4 30 (6.36%) Service Delivery
5 29 (6.14%) Incident Management
6 25 (5.30%) Change Management
7 23 (4.87%) Project Management
8 19 (4.03%) Configuration Management
9 14 (2.97%) Email Migration
10 11 (2.33%) Problem Management
11 10 (2.12%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (2.12%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (1.91%) Information Security
12 9 (1.91%) E-Commerce
12 9 (1.91%) Knowledge Management
12 9 (1.91%) Load Balancing
13 8 (1.69%) Web Development
13 8 (1.69%) Network Design
13 8 (1.69%) ITIL V3
13 8 (1.69%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 31 (6.57%) SQL
2 27 (5.72%) Java
3 10 (2.12%) PowerShell
3 10 (2.12%) C
4 4 (0.85%) VBScript
4 4 (0.85%) C#
4 4 (0.85%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.42%) VB
5 2 (0.42%) LotusScript
6 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.21%) Python
Qualifications
1 42 (8.90%) MCP
2 27 (5.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (5.30%) Security Cleared
4 22 (4.66%) VCP4
5 16 (3.39%) SC Cleared
5 16 (3.39%) Degree
6 10 (2.12%) MCITP
7 8 (1.69%) MCTS
8 6 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.27%) A+ Certification
9 5 (1.06%) CCNA
9 5 (1.06%) MCSE
10 4 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.64%) CISSP
11 3 (0.64%) CCNP
11 3 (0.64%) ISACA
11 3 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.64%) CISMP
11 3 (0.64%) MCDST
12 2 (0.42%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (16.53%) SLA
2 6 (1.27%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.85%) QA
4 3 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.21%) COBIT
System Software
1 130 (27.54%) Active Directory
2 34 (7.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (2.97%) vSphere
4 13 (2.75%) Hyper-V
5 12 (2.54%) Terminal Services
6 11 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (1.69%) VMware ESX
8 6 (1.27%) Xen
9 3 (0.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.42%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.42%) XenApp
10 2 (0.42%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.42%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.21%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 35 (7.42%) OpenView
2 29 (6.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 25 (5.30%) SCCM
4 16 (3.39%) NetBackup
5 10 (2.12%) SCOM
6 8 (1.69%) Tivoli
7 5 (1.06%) HP SIM
8 3 (0.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 3 (0.64%) ARCserve
8 3 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.64%) DameWare
8 3 (0.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.42%) WMI
10 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.21%) Unicenter
10 1 (0.21%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.21%) ServiceCenter
10 1 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.21%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 238 (50.42%) Microsoft
2 163 (34.53%) Citrix
3 56 (11.86%) VMware
3 56 (11.86%) Symantec
4 52 (11.02%) IBM
5 48 (10.17%) HP
6 36 (7.63%) Cisco
7 24 (5.08%) Adobe
8 21 (4.45%) EMC
9 20 (4.24%) Oracle
9 20 (4.24%) McAfee
10 18 (3.81%) SAP
11 14 (2.97%) ServiceNow
12 13 (2.75%) Avaya
13 11 (2.33%) Novell
13 11 (2.33%) Reuters
13 11 (2.33%) Bloomberg
14 8 (1.69%) Google
14 8 (1.69%) Dell
14 8 (1.69%) CheckPoint
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