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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 394 344 335
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -9
Contract jobs citing Lotus 189 233 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.48% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 0.82% 1.05% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 129 114
Average daily rate
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£300 £190 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £123 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £411 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £193 £275
% change year-on-year
+51.94% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 28 36
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £11.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.30 £22.80 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -8.19%
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
22948 22155 19590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.33% 45.22% 46.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13345 12821 10701
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £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 1024 997 1111
Average hourly rate £18.53 £17.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.85% -10.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -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 6 May 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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -67 52 £280 +51.35% 6
South East -18 38 £400 +110.52% 3
North West -4 29 £330 +73.68% 2
East of England +10 24 £285 -12.30% 1
West Midlands -16 21 £278 +11.00% 2
East Midlands -6 10 £413 +275.00%
South West +18 8 £120 - 1
Yorkshire -14 6 £400 +220.00%
Lotus
UK

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 354 (91.24%) IBM Notes
2 193 (49.74%) Microsoft
3 192 (49.48%) Windows
4 138 (35.57%) MS Office
5 126 (32.47%) Citrix
6 115 (29.64%) ITIL
7 98 (25.26%) Active Directory
8 76 (19.59%) Migration
9 73 (18.81%) MS Exchange
10 69 (17.78%) Windows 7
11 68 (17.53%) Lotus Domino
12 61 (15.72%) MS Excel
13 57 (14.69%) Windows XP
14 55 (14.18%) Service Management
15 48 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
16 46 (11.86%) Windows Server 2008
16 46 (11.86%) Finance
17 45 (11.60%) Blackberry
18 43 (11.08%) SLA
19 38 (9.79%) VMware
20 37 (9.54%) Windows Server 2003
21 36 (9.28%) Cisco
22 34 (8.76%) Banking
23 30 (7.73%) Symantec
24 29 (7.47%) Project Management
25 28 (7.22%) DNS
25 28 (7.22%) Exchange Server 2010
26 27 (6.96%) IBM
26 27 (6.96%) VPN
26 27 (6.96%) MCP

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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
1 354 (91.24%) IBM Notes
2 73 (18.81%) MS Exchange
3 68 (17.53%) Lotus Domino
4 28 (7.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 24 (6.19%) SharePoint
6 22 (5.67%) IIS
7 17 (4.38%) Lync
8 13 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (2.84%) GroupWise
10 8 (2.06%) Apache
11 7 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (1.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (1.55%) Office Communications Server
13 5 (1.29%) WebSphere
13 5 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (1.03%) CMS
15 3 (0.77%) Live Communications Server
15 3 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
16 2 (0.52%) WebSphere Portal
16 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 138 (35.57%) MS Office
2 61 (15.72%) MS Excel
3 11 (2.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (2.58%) MS Visio
5 9 (2.32%) MS Project
6 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (1.03%) Eikon
2 2 (0.52%) SAP GRC
2 2 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.38%) Office 365
2 3 (0.77%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.26%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.26%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.22%) DNS
2 27 (6.96%) VPN
3 26 (6.70%) WAN
4 18 (4.64%) LAN
5 15 (3.87%) Firewall
6 13 (3.35%) SSL
7 12 (3.09%) TCP/IP
7 12 (3.09%) Wireless
7 12 (3.09%) Internet
8 11 (2.84%) SMTP
9 9 (2.32%) VoIP
10 8 (2.06%) IMAP
11 7 (1.80%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (1.80%) MPLS
11 7 (1.80%) SAN
11 7 (1.80%) DHCP
11 7 (1.80%) POP3
12 5 (1.29%) PBX
12 5 (1.29%) LDAP
12 5 (1.29%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.55%) SQL Server
1 6 (1.55%) Oracle Database
2 5 (1.29%) MS Access
3 3 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.26%) Ingres
4 1 (0.26%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (0.52%) MSI
2 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.26%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.26%) Dreamweaver
General
1 46 (11.86%) Finance
2 34 (8.76%) Banking
3 13 (3.35%) Retail
4 8 (2.06%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.55%) Legal
5 6 (1.55%) Local Government
6 5 (1.29%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.03%) Back Office
7 4 (1.03%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.77%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.77%) French Language
9 2 (0.52%) Law
9 2 (0.52%) Marketing
9 2 (0.52%) Publishing
10 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.26%) Cantonese Language
10 1 (0.26%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Advertising
10 1 (0.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 124 (31.96%) Analyst
2 60 (15.46%) Service Analyst
3 58 (14.95%) Support Analyst
4 55 (14.18%) Service Desk Analyst
5 38 (9.79%) Support Engineer
6 35 (9.02%) Project Manager
7 32 (8.25%) Desktop Support
8 30 (7.73%) Administrator
9 29 (7.47%) 2nd Line Support
10 22 (5.67%) 1st Line Support
11 21 (5.41%) Developer
11 21 (5.41%) Lotus Notes Administrator
12 19 (4.90%) Desktop Engineer
13 17 (4.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 16 (4.12%) Architect
15 15 (3.87%) Consultant
15 15 (3.87%) 1st Line Support Analyst
16 13 (3.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 13 (3.35%) Desktop Analyst
16 13 (3.35%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.58%) HTML
2 8 (2.06%) XML
3 6 (1.55%) CSS
4 4 (1.03%) .NET
4 4 (1.03%) JSON
5 3 (0.77%) X-Windows
5 3 (0.77%) jQuery
5 3 (0.77%) XPages
5 3 (0.77%) Web Services
5 3 (0.77%) SAML
6 2 (0.52%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (0.52%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.26%) PhoneGap
7 1 (0.26%) SAP Smart Forms
7 1 (0.26%) Ajax
7 1 (0.26%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.26%) Dojo
7 1 (0.26%) Middleware
7 1 (0.26%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 48 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (11.60%) Blackberry
3 11 (2.84%) Clustering
4 9 (2.32%) CMDB
5 6 (1.55%) iPhone
6 5 (1.29%) Statistics
6 5 (1.29%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.29%) Replication
6 5 (1.29%) iPad
7 4 (1.03%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.03%) SecurID
7 4 (1.03%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.77%) Life Science
8 3 (0.77%) PKI
8 3 (0.77%) Social Media
8 3 (0.77%) Private Cloud
8 3 (0.77%) BYOD
9 2 (0.52%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (0.52%) PMI
9 2 (0.52%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 192 (49.48%) Windows
2 69 (17.78%) Windows 7
3 57 (14.69%) Windows XP
4 46 (11.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (9.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (5.41%) Windows 8
7 17 (4.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.80%) Linux
9 6 (1.55%) Windows NT
10 5 (1.29%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.03%) UNIX
11 4 (1.03%) Android
12 3 (0.77%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.77%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.77%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.52%) HPUX
13 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.52%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X Server
14 1 (0.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (29.64%) ITIL
2 76 (19.59%) Migration
3 55 (14.18%) Service Management
4 29 (7.47%) Project Management
5 20 (5.15%) Incident Management
6 15 (3.87%) Service Delivery
6 15 (3.87%) Email Migration
7 14 (3.61%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (3.35%) Configuration Management
9 12 (3.09%) PRINCE2
10 11 (2.84%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (2.58%) Change Management
12 9 (2.32%) Information Security
13 8 (2.06%) Customer Engagement
13 8 (2.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 7 (1.80%) User Acceptance Testing
15 6 (1.55%) Capacity Planning
15 6 (1.55%) Data Protection
15 6 (1.55%) Continuous Improvement
15 6 (1.55%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (6.96%) SQL
2 18 (4.64%) Java
3 9 (2.32%) JavaScript
4 7 (1.80%) LotusScript
5 5 (1.29%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.77%) VBScript
6 3 (0.77%) Python
6 3 (0.77%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.52%) VB
7 2 (0.52%) C
7 2 (0.52%) C#
8 1 (0.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 27 (6.96%) MCP
2 25 (6.44%) Security Cleared
3 23 (5.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (5.15%) Degree
5 14 (3.61%) SC Cleared
6 10 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (2.58%) MCITP
7 9 (2.32%) CCNA
8 8 (2.06%) MCTS
9 7 (1.80%) MCSE
10 6 (1.55%) PMP
10 6 (1.55%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.77%) CISMP
11 3 (0.77%) MCDST
11 3 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.77%) CCNP
11 3 (0.77%) CCA
11 3 (0.77%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (0.77%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (11.08%) SLA
2 3 (0.77%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.77%) QA
3 2 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 98 (25.26%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.58%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (2.32%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.55%) Xen
6 4 (1.03%) XenApp
7 3 (0.77%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.52%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.26%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.26%) XenServer
9 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.26%) vSphere
9 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.26%) NDS
Systems Management
1 20 (5.15%) SCCM
2 16 (4.12%) OpenView
3 15 (3.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.03%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.77%) SCOM
6 2 (0.52%) WMI
6 2 (0.52%) DameWare
7 1 (0.26%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.26%) WSUS
7 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.26%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.26%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.26%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 193 (49.74%) Microsoft
2 126 (32.47%) Citrix
3 38 (9.79%) VMware
4 36 (9.28%) Cisco
5 30 (7.73%) Symantec
6 27 (6.96%) IBM
7 23 (5.93%) McAfee
8 22 (5.67%) HP
9 21 (5.41%) Adobe
10 15 (3.87%) SAP
11 13 (3.35%) Novell
12 12 (3.09%) EMC
13 10 (2.58%) Apple
14 9 (2.32%) Clearswift
14 9 (2.32%) Oracle
15 7 (1.80%) Avaya
15 7 (1.80%) CheckPoint
15 7 (1.80%) NetApp
16 6 (1.55%) Reuters
16 6 (1.55%) Bloomberg
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