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 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 373 320 302
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -18
Contract jobs citing Lotus 209 264 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.54% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 0.92% 1.19% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 150 134
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£300 £190 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -19.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £110 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £190 £265
% change year-on-year
+57.89% -28.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 32
Average hourly rate £12.21 £14.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.79% -1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £24.00 £19.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.21 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-15.79% -
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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
22607 22103 19486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.40% 45.51% 46.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13184 12493 10698
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £223 £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 977 1006 1112
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 £11.35 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%

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 31 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 31 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 31 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
South East -34 47 £350 +26.12% 8
London -62 45 £176 -4.72% 13
North West -5 34 £318 +67.10% 2
West Midlands -1 25 £275 -10.56% 2
South West - 24 £170 -
East of England +3 16 £450 +56.52% 2
East Midlands -9 10 £375 +240.90%
Yorkshire -18 6 £400 +166.66% 1
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Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 391 (89.89%) IBM Notes
2 226 (51.95%) Windows
3 218 (50.11%) Microsoft
4 167 (38.39%) MS Office
5 146 (33.56%) Citrix
6 133 (30.57%) ITIL
7 117 (26.90%) Active Directory
8 84 (19.31%) Windows 7
9 77 (17.70%) Migration
10 76 (17.47%) MS Excel
11 70 (16.09%) MS Exchange
11 70 (16.09%) Lotus Domino
12 67 (15.40%) SLA
13 66 (15.17%) Windows XP
14 61 (14.02%) Service Management
15 57 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
16 51 (11.72%) Blackberry
17 49 (11.26%) Windows Server 2008
18 43 (9.89%) VMware
19 42 (9.66%) Finance
20 40 (9.20%) Symantec
21 38 (8.74%) Cisco
22 37 (8.51%) IBM
22 37 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
23 36 (8.28%) MCP
23 36 (8.28%) Banking
24 35 (8.05%) HP
25 30 (6.90%) SharePoint
26 28 (6.44%) DNS
26 28 (6.44%) Project Management

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 391 (89.89%) IBM Notes
2 70 (16.09%) Lotus Domino
2 70 (16.09%) MS Exchange
3 30 (6.90%) SharePoint
4 27 (6.21%) IIS
5 26 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (2.99%) SharePoint 2013
8 12 (2.76%) Lync
9 10 (2.30%) Apache
10 8 (1.84%) GroupWise
11 7 (1.61%) WebSphere
11 7 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (1.38%) Office Communications Server
13 5 (1.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 4 (0.92%) CMS
15 3 (0.69%) Live Communications Server
15 3 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.69%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 167 (38.39%) MS Office
2 76 (17.47%) MS Excel
3 19 (4.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (2.53%) MS Project
5 8 (1.84%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (1.15%) SAP GRC
2 4 (0.92%) Eikon
3 2 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.06%) Office 365
2 6 (1.38%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.46%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.44%) DNS
2 25 (5.75%) VPN
3 22 (5.06%) WAN
4 15 (3.45%) LAN
4 15 (3.45%) TCP/IP
5 14 (3.22%) Internet
5 14 (3.22%) Firewall
6 13 (2.99%) Wireless
7 10 (2.30%) SSL
7 10 (2.30%) VoIP
7 10 (2.30%) SMTP
8 9 (2.07%) DHCP
9 8 (1.84%) POP3
9 8 (1.84%) IMAP
10 7 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (1.61%) SAN
10 7 (1.61%) Intranet
11 5 (1.15%) MPLS
11 5 (1.15%) IP Telephony
11 5 (1.15%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.76%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (1.38%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.69%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.23%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.23%) Build Forge
2 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.23%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.23%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (0.23%) MSI
General
1 42 (9.66%) Finance
2 36 (8.28%) Banking
3 14 (3.22%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.30%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.07%) Retail
6 8 (1.84%) Back Office
6 8 (1.84%) French Language
7 5 (1.15%) Legal
8 4 (0.92%) Local Government
9 3 (0.69%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.69%) Publishing
10 2 (0.46%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.46%) Marketing
10 2 (0.46%) Mandarin Language
10 2 (0.46%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Cantonese Language
11 1 (0.23%) German Language
11 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.23%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 139 (31.95%) Analyst
2 74 (17.01%) Service Analyst
3 73 (16.78%) Service Desk Analyst
4 64 (14.71%) Support Analyst
5 47 (10.80%) Support Engineer
6 43 (9.89%) Desktop Support
7 39 (8.97%) Administrator
8 32 (7.36%) Project Manager
9 28 (6.44%) 2nd Line Support
10 25 (5.75%) 1st Line Support
11 23 (5.29%) Desktop Engineer
12 22 (5.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 20 (4.60%) Consultant
14 19 (4.37%) Developer
15 18 (4.14%) Lotus Notes Administrator
16 17 (3.91%) Desktop Analyst
16 17 (3.91%) Desktop Support Analyst
17 15 (3.45%) Architect
17 15 (3.45%) 1st Line Support Analyst
18 13 (2.99%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.61%) .NET
2 6 (1.38%) HTML
3 5 (1.15%) CSS
4 3 (0.69%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.69%) Middleware
4 3 (0.69%) X-Windows
4 3 (0.69%) .NET Framework
4 3 (0.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (0.46%) XPages
5 2 (0.46%) jQuery
5 2 (0.46%) RESTful
5 2 (0.46%) Web Services
5 2 (0.46%) XML
6 1 (0.23%) JavaBeans
6 1 (0.23%) Ajax
6 1 (0.23%) PhoneGap
6 1 (0.23%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.23%) JSON
6 1 (0.23%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.23%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 57 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (11.72%) Blackberry
3 9 (2.07%) Clustering
4 6 (1.38%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.38%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.15%) SecurID
5 5 (1.15%) FMCG
5 5 (1.15%) iPhone
5 5 (1.15%) iPad
6 4 (0.92%) Mobile App
6 4 (0.92%) iSeries
6 4 (0.92%) Social Media
6 4 (0.92%) Replication
6 4 (0.92%) CMDB
7 3 (0.69%) Life Science
7 3 (0.69%) PKI
7 3 (0.69%) Statistics
8 2 (0.46%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.46%) PMI
8 2 (0.46%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 226 (51.95%) Windows
2 84 (19.31%) Windows 7
3 66 (15.17%) Windows XP
4 49 (11.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (6.21%) Windows 8
7 19 (4.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.61%) Linux
9 6 (1.38%) Mac OS X
10 5 (1.15%) Mac OS
10 5 (1.15%) UNIX
10 5 (1.15%) Windows NT
11 4 (0.92%) Windows 2000
11 4 (0.92%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.69%) HPUX
12 3 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.46%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X Server
14 1 (0.23%) Android
14 1 (0.23%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (30.57%) ITIL
2 77 (17.70%) Migration
3 61 (14.02%) Service Management
4 28 (6.44%) Project Management
5 23 (5.29%) Service Delivery
6 22 (5.06%) Incident Management
7 17 (3.91%) Email Migration
8 14 (3.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (2.99%) Change Management
10 11 (2.53%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (2.53%) PRINCE2
10 11 (2.53%) Configuration Management
11 9 (2.07%) Information Security
12 8 (1.84%) Load Balancing
12 8 (1.84%) Network Design
12 8 (1.84%) Customer Engagement
13 6 (1.38%) Capacity Planning
13 6 (1.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 6 (1.38%) Risk Management
14 5 (1.15%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 24 (5.52%) SQL
2 16 (3.68%) Java
3 8 (1.84%) PowerShell
4 5 (1.15%) LotusScript
4 5 (1.15%) JavaScript
4 5 (1.15%) C
5 4 (0.92%) C#
6 3 (0.69%) VBScript
7 2 (0.46%) VB
8 1 (0.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 36 (8.28%) MCP
2 25 (5.75%) Security Cleared
3 23 (5.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (3.68%) Degree
5 15 (3.45%) SC Cleared
6 10 (2.30%) MCITP
7 8 (1.84%) MCTS
7 8 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.61%) CCNA
9 6 (1.38%) MCSE
10 5 (1.15%) PMP
10 5 (1.15%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.92%) A+ Certification
12 3 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.69%) CISMP
12 3 (0.69%) MCDST
12 3 (0.69%) CCNP
12 3 (0.69%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (15.40%) SLA
2 4 (0.92%) ISO 9001
2 4 (0.92%) QA
3 3 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 117 (26.90%) Active Directory
2 24 (5.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.07%) Hyper-V
3 9 (2.07%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (1.38%) Xen
5 5 (1.15%) VMware ESX
5 5 (1.15%) Terminal Services
5 5 (1.15%) vSphere
6 3 (0.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.46%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.46%) XenApp
8 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.23%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.23%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 26 (5.98%) OpenView
2 25 (5.75%) SCCM
3 24 (5.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 8 (1.84%) SCOM
5 6 (1.38%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.69%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.69%) DameWare
7 2 (0.46%) WMI
7 2 (0.46%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.23%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.23%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.23%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.23%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 218 (50.11%) Microsoft
2 146 (33.56%) Citrix
3 43 (9.89%) VMware
4 40 (9.20%) Symantec
5 38 (8.74%) Cisco
6 37 (8.51%) IBM
7 35 (8.05%) HP
8 21 (4.83%) McAfee
9 19 (4.37%) Adobe
10 16 (3.68%) SAP
11 14 (3.22%) EMC
12 11 (2.53%) Oracle
13 9 (2.07%) Avaya
13 9 (2.07%) Novell
14 8 (1.84%) CheckPoint
14 8 (1.84%) Dell
14 8 (1.84%) ServiceNow
15 7 (1.61%) Reuters
15 7 (1.61%) Bloomberg
15 7 (1.61%) Clearswift
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