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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 447 327 307
Rank change year-on-year
-120 -20
Contract jobs citing Lotus 149 274 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.55% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 0.65% 1.24% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 135 145
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£325 £200 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £140 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £180 £223
% change year-on-year
+80.55% -19.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 33 47
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% +1.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +13.79%
Lotus
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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
22751 22147 21533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.00% 44.85% 46.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13744 12513 11981
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 997 1007 1121
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -53 50 £335 +67.50% 7
North West -2 27 £465 +365.00%
East of England +3 24 £218 -1.13% 1
South West +17 15 £325 - 1
South East -89 14 £250 +35.13% 2
East Midlands -9 8 £238 - 1
Yorkshire -20 6 £325 +62.50% 3
West Midlands -32 3 £398 +32.50% 1
North East -27 1 - - 1
Lotus
UK

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 304 (91.29%) IBM Notes
2 155 (46.55%) Windows
3 144 (43.24%) Microsoft
4 104 (31.23%) Citrix
5 99 (29.73%) Migration
6 91 (27.33%) Active Directory
6 91 (27.33%) MS Office
7 90 (27.03%) ITIL
8 64 (19.22%) Lotus Domino
9 63 (18.92%) MS Exchange
10 55 (16.52%) VMware
10 55 (16.52%) Windows 7
11 49 (14.71%) MS Excel
12 37 (11.11%) SLA
12 37 (11.11%) Office 365
13 36 (10.81%) Windows XP
13 36 (10.81%) WAN
13 36 (10.81%) Finance
14 35 (10.51%) SCCM
15 34 (10.21%) VMware Infrastructure
15 34 (10.21%) Exchange Server 2010
16 33 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
16 33 (9.91%) Windows Server 2008
17 32 (9.61%) Windows Server 2003
18 29 (8.71%) SAP
18 29 (8.71%) Service Management
19 27 (8.11%) Oracle
19 27 (8.11%) Cisco
20 26 (7.81%) DNS
20 26 (7.81%) EMC

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 304 (91.29%) IBM Notes
2 64 (19.22%) Lotus Domino
3 63 (18.92%) MS Exchange
4 34 (10.21%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (6.31%) SharePoint
6 20 (6.01%) Exchange Server 2013
7 18 (5.41%) Lync
8 11 (3.30%) IIS
9 8 (2.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.50%) GroupWise
11 4 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (1.20%) Apache
11 4 (1.20%) Tomcat
11 4 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.60%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.60%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.30%) IBM Connections
13 1 (0.30%) FileNet
Applications
1 91 (27.33%) MS Office
2 49 (14.71%) MS Excel
3 10 (3.00%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.80%) MS Project
5 4 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.30%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.30%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 4 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.60%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.30%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 37 (11.11%) Office 365
2 4 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.60%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.60%) Google Drive
4 1 (0.30%) IaaS
4 1 (0.30%) Yammer
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (10.81%) WAN
2 26 (7.81%) DNS
3 21 (6.31%) LAN
4 14 (4.20%) VPN
5 11 (3.30%) TCP/IP
6 9 (2.70%) Internet
7 8 (2.40%) MPLS
7 8 (2.40%) SSL
8 7 (2.10%) DHCP
8 7 (2.10%) Firewall
9 6 (1.80%) IP Telephony
9 6 (1.80%) SMTP
10 5 (1.50%) SAN
10 5 (1.50%) Intranet
11 4 (1.20%) Wireless
11 4 (1.20%) VoIP
12 3 (0.90%) LDAP
12 3 (0.90%) DMZ
12 3 (0.90%) HTTP
12 3 (0.90%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.41%) Oracle Database
2 10 (3.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.50%) MS Access
4 4 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.20%) MarkLogic
5 3 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.30%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 7 (2.10%) MSI
2 3 (0.90%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.90%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.30%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.30%) StarTeam
General
1 36 (10.81%) Finance
2 15 (4.50%) Banking
3 14 (4.20%) Local Government
4 12 (3.60%) Retail
5 9 (2.70%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.20%) Law
7 3 (0.90%) Legal
7 3 (0.90%) Advertising
7 3 (0.90%) Back Office
7 3 (0.90%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.90%) French Language
8 2 (0.60%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.30%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.30%) Marketing
9 1 (0.30%) Electronics
9 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 98 (29.43%) Analyst
2 57 (17.12%) Service Analyst
3 52 (15.62%) Service Desk Analyst
4 40 (12.01%) Support Analyst
5 36 (10.81%) Architect
6 28 (8.41%) Project Manager
7 25 (7.51%) Administrator
8 24 (7.21%) Developer
8 24 (7.21%) Solutions Architect
9 22 (6.61%) Support Engineer
10 20 (6.01%) 2nd Line Support
11 19 (5.71%) 1st Line Support
12 16 (4.80%) Lotus Notes Administrator
12 16 (4.80%) Desktop Engineer
13 15 (4.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
14 14 (4.20%) Desktop Support
15 13 (3.90%) Lotus Notes Developer
16 11 (3.30%) Infrastructure Architect
16 11 (3.30%) Technical Architect
17 10 (3.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.90%) HTML
2 10 (3.00%) XML
3 7 (2.10%) CSS
3 7 (2.10%) Web Services
4 6 (1.80%) .NET
5 4 (1.20%) JSON
6 3 (0.90%) jQuery
6 3 (0.90%) XPages
6 3 (0.90%) SAML
6 3 (0.90%) SAP Smart Forms
7 1 (0.30%) Ajax
7 1 (0.30%) JavaBeans
7 1 (0.30%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.30%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.91%) Data Centre
3 18 (5.41%) Blackberry
4 8 (2.40%) EMC VNX
5 7 (2.10%) Clustering
6 6 (1.80%) CMDB
7 5 (1.50%) Statistics
8 4 (1.20%) Replication
8 4 (1.20%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.90%) PMI
9 3 (0.90%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.90%) Life Science
9 3 (0.90%) Private Cloud
9 3 (0.90%) BYOD
10 1 (0.30%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.30%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.30%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.30%) DTV
10 1 (0.30%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.30%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 155 (46.55%) Windows
2 55 (16.52%) Windows 7
3 36 (10.81%) Windows XP
4 33 (9.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (9.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (5.71%) Windows 8
7 15 (4.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (4.50%) Linux
8 7 (2.10%) Windows NT
9 4 (1.20%) UNIX
9 4 (1.20%) Fedora
9 4 (1.20%) CentOS
9 4 (1.20%) Mac OS
9 4 (1.20%) Android
10 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.60%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.60%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.30%) AIX
11 1 (0.30%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (29.73%) Migration
2 90 (27.03%) ITIL
3 29 (8.71%) Service Management
4 22 (6.61%) Service Delivery
4 22 (6.61%) Project Management
5 18 (5.41%) Incident Management
5 18 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
6 15 (4.50%) PRINCE2
7 13 (3.90%) Data Protection
7 13 (3.90%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (3.60%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (3.30%) Change Management
10 9 (2.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 8 (2.40%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (2.10%) Problem Management
13 6 (1.80%) Time Management
13 6 (1.80%) Configuration Management
13 6 (1.80%) Mentoring
13 6 (1.80%) SDLC
14 5 (1.50%) Email Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (5.71%) SQL
2 15 (4.50%) Java
2 15 (4.50%) PowerShell
3 11 (3.30%) JavaScript
4 7 (2.10%) Python
4 7 (2.10%) LotusScript
5 5 (1.50%) C
6 4 (1.20%) C++
6 4 (1.20%) Perl
6 4 (1.20%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.90%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.60%) VB
9 1 (0.30%) R
9 1 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (7.21%) Security Cleared
2 21 (6.31%) MCP
3 14 (4.20%) Degree
4 13 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (3.60%) SC Cleared
6 11 (3.30%) CCNA
6 11 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (2.70%) PMP
7 9 (2.70%) PMI Certification
8 7 (2.10%) MCSE
9 5 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.90%) MCITP
11 3 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.90%) CCA
11 3 (0.90%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (0.90%) CCENT
12 2 (0.60%) CCNP
12 2 (0.60%) MCTS
13 1 (0.30%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (11.11%) SLA
2 2 (0.60%) QA
3 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 91 (27.33%) Active Directory
2 34 (10.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (7.21%) Microsoft App-V
4 22 (6.61%) Hyper-V
5 18 (5.41%) Xen
6 4 (1.20%) XenApp
7 3 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (0.90%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.60%) MetaFrame
8 2 (0.60%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.60%) XenServer
8 2 (0.60%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.60%) vSphere
9 1 (0.30%) NDS
9 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 35 (10.51%) SCCM
2 6 (1.80%) AirWatch
3 5 (1.50%) Backup Exec
3 5 (1.50%) OpenView
3 5 (1.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (1.20%) Ansible
4 4 (1.20%) Puppet
4 4 (1.20%) Vagrant
4 4 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.90%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.90%) WSUS
6 2 (0.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.30%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.30%) SCOM
7 1 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 144 (43.24%) Microsoft
2 104 (31.23%) Citrix
3 55 (16.52%) VMware
4 29 (8.71%) SAP
5 27 (8.11%) Cisco
5 27 (8.11%) Oracle
6 26 (7.81%) EMC
6 26 (7.81%) Symantec
7 22 (6.61%) McAfee
8 21 (6.31%) Adobe
9 16 (4.80%) IBM
10 13 (3.90%) NetApp
11 11 (3.30%) HP
12 9 (2.70%) Remedy
13 7 (2.10%) Dell
13 7 (2.10%) Novell
14 6 (1.80%) Juniper
14 6 (1.80%) Apple
15 5 (1.50%) Websense
16 4 (1.20%) Riverbed
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