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 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lotus
Rank 445 384 310
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -74
Contract jobs citing Lotus 136 199 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.43% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 0.67% 0.94% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 91 168
Average daily rate £150 £213 £193
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £110 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £419 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £316 £180
% change year-on-year
-52.56% +75.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 30 27
Average hourly rate £19.75 £12.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.58% -22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £10.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.82 £17.50 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £12.21 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+47.42% -15.79%
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
20222 21084 20149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 42.85% 45.74% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12248 12496 11397
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 815 899 900
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 February 2016.

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 February 2016.

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 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 59 £165 +10.00% 6
South East -15 25 £130 -62.31% 8
West Midlands -8 16 £298 +16.66% 2
East Midlands -1 10 £114 -62.00% 1
South West -13 10 £120 -63.07%
East of England -21 6 £380 +92.40% 1
Yorkshire -12 5 £375 +108.33% 3
North West -41 5 £130 -13.33%
Lotus
UK

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 254 (91.04%) IBM Notes
2 183 (65.59%) Windows
3 118 (42.29%) MS Office
4 113 (40.50%) Microsoft
5 86 (30.82%) Active Directory
6 81 (29.03%) Citrix
7 78 (27.96%) ITIL
8 70 (25.09%) Windows XP
8 70 (25.09%) Blackberry
9 67 (24.01%) Windows 7
10 62 (22.22%) Migration
11 58 (20.79%) Finance
12 56 (20.07%) IBM Domino
13 44 (15.77%) Windows Server
14 41 (14.70%) MS Exchange
15 39 (13.98%) SLA
15 39 (13.98%) Office 365
16 37 (13.26%) Banking
17 36 (12.90%) Internet
18 35 (12.54%) TCP/IP
19 33 (11.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 31 (11.11%) MS Excel
20 31 (11.11%) Windows 8
21 29 (10.39%) IBM
22 28 (10.04%) Adobe
23 27 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
23 27 (9.68%) VPN
23 27 (9.68%) SharePoint
24 26 (9.32%) Bloomberg
25 25 (8.96%) Reuters

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 254 (91.04%) IBM Notes
2 56 (20.07%) IBM Domino
3 41 (14.70%) MS Exchange
4 33 (11.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 27 (9.68%) SharePoint
6 25 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (5.73%) Lync
8 14 (5.02%) SharePoint 2013
9 11 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2013
10 10 (3.58%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (1.43%) GroupWise
12 3 (1.08%) SAS
12 3 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.72%) IIS
14 1 (0.36%) CMS
14 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2000
14 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 1 (0.36%) JBoss
14 1 (0.36%) LiveLink
Applications
1 118 (42.29%) MS Office
2 31 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 17 (6.09%) Acrobat
4 5 (1.79%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.36%) MS Project
6 1 (0.36%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 20 (7.17%) Eikon
2 3 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 39 (13.98%) Office 365
2 3 (1.08%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.72%) Yammer
4 1 (0.36%) IaaS
4 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (12.90%) Internet
2 35 (12.54%) TCP/IP
3 27 (9.68%) VPN
4 22 (7.89%) LAN
5 14 (5.02%) DNS
6 12 (4.30%) Skype
6 12 (4.30%) Wireless
7 10 (3.58%) WAN
8 8 (2.87%) Intranet
9 7 (2.51%) DHCP
10 6 (2.15%) Firewall
11 3 (1.08%) DMZ
11 3 (1.08%) HTTP
11 3 (1.08%) IPX
11 3 (1.08%) Kerberos
11 3 (1.08%) LDAP
11 3 (1.08%) NAS
11 3 (1.08%) SAN
11 3 (1.08%) VoIP
12 2 (0.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.36%) MySQL
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.36%) QlikView
3 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.36%) Spotfire
3 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.08%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.72%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.36%) Subversion
3 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 58 (20.79%) Finance
2 37 (13.26%) Banking
3 25 (8.96%) Retail
4 18 (6.45%) Retail Banking
5 13 (4.66%) Billing
5 13 (4.66%) French Language
6 7 (2.51%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.15%) Front Office
7 6 (2.15%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.79%) Legal
9 4 (1.43%) Advertising
9 4 (1.43%) Back Office
9 4 (1.43%) Electronics
10 3 (1.08%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.08%) Marketing
11 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.36%) Law
11 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.36%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 100 (35.84%) Analyst
2 51 (18.28%) Service Analyst
3 47 (16.85%) Service Desk Analyst
4 43 (15.41%) Support Engineer
5 37 (13.26%) Support Analyst
6 31 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
7 27 (9.68%) Desktop Engineer
7 27 (9.68%) Desktop Support
8 24 (8.60%) Service Desk Support
9 23 (8.24%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 21 (7.53%) Deskside Support
10 21 (7.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 20 (7.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 19 (6.81%) Deskside Engineer
13 18 (6.45%) 1st Line Support
13 18 (6.45%) Service Desk Engineer
14 17 (6.09%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
15 16 (5.73%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
15 16 (5.73%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 16 (5.73%) Deskside Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.15%) HTML
2 5 (1.79%) .NET
2 5 (1.79%) XML
3 3 (1.08%) JSON
3 3 (1.08%) SAML
4 2 (0.72%) Ajax
4 2 (0.72%) CSS
4 2 (0.72%) ISPF
4 2 (0.72%) jQuery
5 1 (0.36%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.36%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.36%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.36%) Middleware
5 1 (0.36%) PrimeFaces
5 1 (0.36%) REST
5 1 (0.36%) SOAP
5 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
5 1 (0.36%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 70 (25.09%) Blackberry
2 19 (6.81%) iPad
2 19 (6.81%) iPhone
3 17 (6.09%) Data Centre
4 12 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.15%) Driving Licence
6 4 (1.43%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.08%) BYOD
7 3 (1.08%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (0.72%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.72%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.72%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.72%) NHS
8 2 (0.72%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.36%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.36%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.36%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.36%) PDA
9 1 (0.36%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.36%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 183 (65.59%) Windows
2 70 (25.09%) Windows XP
3 67 (24.01%) Windows 7
4 44 (15.77%) Windows Server
5 31 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 27 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (8.24%) Apple iOS
8 19 (6.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (5.02%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (4.66%) Windows 2000
11 12 (4.30%) Windows 10
12 11 (3.94%) Linux
12 11 (3.94%) Unix
12 11 (3.94%) Windows Vista
13 6 (2.15%) NetWare
14 5 (1.79%) Android
15 4 (1.43%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (1.08%) Windows Phone
17 2 (0.72%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (27.96%) ITIL
2 62 (22.22%) Migration
3 25 (8.96%) Incident Management
4 21 (7.53%) Project Management
5 20 (7.17%) Service Delivery
6 14 (5.02%) Service Management
7 12 (4.30%) Change Control
7 12 (4.30%) Release Management
8 9 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (2.87%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (2.87%) PRINCE2
9 8 (2.87%) Software Distribution
10 7 (2.51%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (2.51%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (2.51%) Test Scripting
11 6 (2.15%) Business Continuity
11 6 (2.15%) Change Management
11 6 (2.15%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (2.15%) ITSM
11 6 (2.15%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (7.89%) Java
2 16 (5.73%) PowerShell
3 12 (4.30%) SQL
3 12 (4.30%) VBScript
4 5 (1.79%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.72%) C
5 2 (0.72%) C++
5 2 (0.72%) JCL
5 2 (0.72%) Python
5 2 (0.72%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.36%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.36%) C#
6 1 (0.36%) LotusScript
6 1 (0.36%) PHP
6 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.36%) VB
6 1 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (8.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (5.02%) ITIL Certification
3 12 (4.30%) MCP
4 9 (3.23%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.79%) Degree
5 5 (1.79%) MCSE
6 4 (1.43%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.36%) CCNA
8 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.36%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (13.98%) SLA
2 8 (2.87%) QA
3 2 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.36%) COBIT
4 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
System Software
1 86 (30.82%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.02%) XenDesktop
3 7 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.15%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.72%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 2 (0.72%) Time Sharing Option
5 2 (0.72%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.36%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.36%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (5.38%) SCCM
2 11 (3.94%) DameWare
3 8 (2.87%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (2.51%) Tivoli
5 6 (2.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (1.43%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.43%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (0.72%) OpenView
8 1 (0.36%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.36%) Foglight
8 1 (0.36%) Nagios
8 1 (0.36%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 113 (40.50%) Microsoft
2 81 (29.03%) Citrix
3 29 (10.39%) IBM
4 28 (10.04%) Adobe
5 26 (9.32%) Bloomberg
6 25 (8.96%) Reuters
7 21 (7.53%) Symantec
8 19 (6.81%) Apple
8 19 (6.81%) Dell
9 17 (6.09%) HP
10 15 (5.38%) Oracle
11 14 (5.02%) McAfee
11 14 (5.02%) PeopleSoft
11 14 (5.02%) VMware
12 12 (4.30%) Cisco
12 12 (4.30%) SAP
13 11 (3.94%) Novell
14 6 (2.15%) NetApp
15 5 (1.79%) Google
15 5 (1.79%) Sophos
West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £110.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Shropshire
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 26 days ago