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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 362 289 314
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +25
Contract jobs citing Lotus 205 275 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.63% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category 0.96% 1.37% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 166 100
Average daily rate
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£213 £188 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -24.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £110 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £463 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £173 £225
% change year-on-year
+83.33% -23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 28 37
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.75 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.64% -
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 £20.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-17.24% +7.40%
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
21330 20067 18887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.93% 45.63% 46.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 12693 11425 10135
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 934 897 1222
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.65 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -50 54 £160 -18.47% 8
South East -19 46 £348 +15.83% 4
North West -3 31 £110 -18.51% 4
East of England +13 29 £180 +26.31% 2
South West +5 23 £325 +103.12% 3
West Midlands -12 10 £190 -36.66% 2
Yorkshire -13 8 £180 -48.57% 2
North East -9 4 - - 1
East Midlands -15 4 £300 +172.72% 1
Lotus
UK

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 413 (89.01%) IBM Notes
2 276 (59.48%) Windows
3 234 (50.43%) Microsoft
4 205 (44.18%) MS Office
5 154 (33.19%) Citrix
6 149 (32.11%) Active Directory
7 125 (26.94%) ITIL
8 105 (22.63%) Windows 7
9 98 (21.12%) Blackberry
10 95 (20.47%) MS Excel
11 87 (18.75%) Windows XP
12 73 (15.73%) Lotus Domino
13 72 (15.52%) SLA
14 70 (15.09%) MS Exchange
14 70 (15.09%) Migration
15 62 (13.36%) Symantec
16 59 (12.72%) IBM
17 58 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
18 57 (12.28%) Banking
18 57 (12.28%) Service Management
19 53 (11.42%) HP
20 52 (11.21%) Finance
21 51 (10.99%) VMware
22 49 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
23 47 (10.13%) IIS
24 45 (9.70%) DNS
25 40 (8.62%) MCP
26 39 (8.41%) Windows Server 2003
27 35 (7.54%) VPN
28 34 (7.33%) OpenView

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 413 (89.01%) IBM Notes
2 73 (15.73%) Lotus Domino
3 70 (15.09%) MS Exchange
4 47 (10.13%) IIS
5 29 (6.25%) SharePoint
6 22 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2010
6 22 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 20 (4.31%) Apache
8 18 (3.88%) Lync
9 13 (2.80%) WebSphere
9 13 (2.80%) SharePoint 2013
10 11 (2.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 11 (2.37%) Quickr
11 10 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2007
12 9 (1.94%) WebSphere Portal
13 8 (1.72%) GroupWise
14 7 (1.51%) GlassFish
15 6 (1.29%) WebSphere Process Server
15 6 (1.29%) WebSphere Application Server
15 6 (1.29%) CMS
Applications
1 205 (44.18%) MS Office
2 95 (20.47%) MS Excel
3 29 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.72%) MS Project
5 7 (1.51%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (1.29%) Eikon
2 5 (1.08%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.22%) Agresso
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.74%) Office 365
2 7 (1.51%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.65%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (9.70%) DNS
2 35 (7.54%) VPN
3 28 (6.03%) TCP/IP
4 25 (5.39%) Internet
5 23 (4.96%) Firewall
6 22 (4.74%) WAN
7 21 (4.53%) LAN
7 21 (4.53%) DHCP
8 12 (2.59%) SAN
8 12 (2.59%) VoIP
8 12 (2.59%) Wireless
9 10 (2.16%) NAS
9 10 (2.16%) SMTP
9 10 (2.16%) LDAP
10 9 (1.94%) SSL
11 8 (1.72%) IMAP
11 8 (1.72%) Intranet
11 8 (1.72%) POP3
12 7 (1.51%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (1.29%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (7.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.65%) SAP BW
4 3 (0.65%) MS Access
5 1 (0.22%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.22%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.22%) DataStage
5 1 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (1.29%) Eclipse
2 5 (1.08%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.43%) MSI
5 1 (0.22%) TestLink
5 1 (0.22%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.22%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.22%) Build Forge
General
1 57 (12.28%) Banking
2 52 (11.21%) Finance
3 24 (5.17%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.02%) French Language
5 11 (2.37%) Back Office
6 10 (2.16%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.94%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.72%) Legal
9 5 (1.08%) Retail
10 4 (0.86%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.86%) Publishing
11 3 (0.65%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.43%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.22%) Automotive
13 1 (0.22%) Law
13 1 (0.22%) Advertising
13 1 (0.22%) Front Office
13 1 (0.22%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.22%) Marketing
13 1 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 151 (32.54%) Analyst
2 71 (15.30%) Service Desk Analyst
3 70 (15.09%) Support Analyst
4 69 (14.87%) Service Analyst
5 67 (14.44%) Support Engineer
6 63 (13.58%) Desktop Support
7 44 (9.48%) Administrator
8 39 (8.41%) 2nd Line Support
9 34 (7.33%) Desktop Engineer
10 31 (6.68%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 29 (6.25%) Consultant
12 26 (5.60%) 1st Line Support
13 25 (5.39%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 25 (5.39%) Desktop Analyst
14 19 (4.09%) Project Manager
14 19 (4.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 17 (3.66%) IT Support
15 17 (3.66%) 3rd Line Support
15 17 (3.66%) Developer
16 15 (3.23%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.45%) Middleware
2 9 (1.94%) .NET
3 7 (1.51%) Flash
3 7 (1.51%) ASP.NET
4 6 (1.29%) JSR 286
4 6 (1.29%) Dojo
4 6 (1.29%) Spring
4 6 (1.29%) HTML
5 5 (1.08%) .NET Framework
6 4 (0.86%) CSS
6 4 (0.86%) Web Services
7 3 (0.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (0.65%) X-Windows
7 3 (0.65%) REST
8 2 (0.43%) RESTful
8 2 (0.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.43%) HTML5
8 2 (0.43%) CSS3
8 2 (0.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (0.43%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 98 (21.12%) Blackberry
2 49 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (3.66%) Clustering
3 17 (3.66%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.59%) CMDB
5 11 (2.37%) iPhone
5 11 (2.37%) iPad
6 9 (1.94%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.72%) FMCG
7 8 (1.72%) CLARiiON
8 7 (1.51%) Replication
9 6 (1.29%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.08%) SecurID
10 5 (1.08%) Social Media
11 4 (0.86%) iSeries
11 4 (0.86%) PKI
11 4 (0.86%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.65%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.65%) Statistics
13 2 (0.43%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 276 (59.48%) Windows
2 105 (22.63%) Windows 7
3 87 (18.75%) Windows XP
4 58 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (8.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (4.09%) Windows 8
8 16 (3.45%) Apple iOS
9 14 (3.02%) Mac OS
10 11 (2.37%) Mac OS X
11 10 (2.16%) Linux
12 7 (1.51%) UNIX
12 7 (1.51%) Windows Vista
13 5 (1.08%) NetWare
13 5 (1.08%) Windows 2000
14 4 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.43%) Android
15 2 (0.43%) HPUX
16 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (26.94%) ITIL
2 70 (15.09%) Migration
3 57 (12.28%) Service Management
4 31 (6.68%) Service Delivery
5 30 (6.47%) Incident Management
6 28 (6.03%) Change Management
7 26 (5.60%) Project Management
8 24 (5.17%) Configuration Management
9 15 (3.23%) Email Migration
10 10 (2.16%) E-Commerce
10 10 (2.16%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (1.94%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (1.94%) Network Design
11 9 (1.94%) Knowledge Management
11 9 (1.94%) Information Security
11 9 (1.94%) ITIL V3
12 8 (1.72%) Problem Management
12 8 (1.72%) CRM
12 8 (1.72%) ITSM
13 7 (1.51%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 33 (7.11%) Java
2 31 (6.68%) SQL
3 13 (2.80%) C
4 11 (2.37%) PowerShell
5 6 (1.29%) C#
5 6 (1.29%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.86%) VBScript
7 2 (0.43%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.22%) LotusScript
8 1 (0.22%) Formula Language
8 1 (0.22%) Python
8 1 (0.22%) VB
8 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (8.62%) MCP
2 29 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (5.39%) Security Cleared
4 17 (3.66%) SC Cleared
5 13 (2.80%) Degree
6 9 (1.94%) A+ Certification
6 9 (1.94%) MCITP
7 7 (1.51%) MCSE
7 7 (1.51%) MCTS
8 5 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.65%) ISACA
10 3 (0.65%) CCNA
10 3 (0.65%) CISSP
10 3 (0.65%) ISEB
10 3 (0.65%) MCDST
10 3 (0.65%) CISMP
11 1 (0.22%) CCNP
11 1 (0.22%) IBM Certification
11 1 (0.22%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (15.52%) SLA
2 6 (1.29%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.43%) QA
5 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 149 (32.11%) Active Directory
2 31 (6.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.23%) vSphere
4 14 (3.02%) Terminal Services
5 9 (1.94%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.72%) VMware ESX
7 5 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.86%) DFS Replication
8 4 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.65%) Terminal Server
9 3 (0.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (0.65%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.43%) XenApp
11 1 (0.22%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 34 (7.33%) OpenView
2 26 (5.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 19 (4.09%) NetBackup
4 17 (3.66%) SCCM
5 10 (2.16%) SCOM
6 9 (1.94%) Tivoli
7 6 (1.29%) HP SIM
8 4 (0.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 4 (0.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (0.65%) DameWare
9 3 (0.65%) ARCserve
9 3 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.43%) ServiceCenter
10 2 (0.43%) WMI
11 1 (0.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.22%) SCDPM
11 1 (0.22%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.22%) Unicenter
11 1 (0.22%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 234 (50.43%) Microsoft
2 154 (33.19%) Citrix
3 62 (13.36%) Symantec
4 59 (12.72%) IBM
5 53 (11.42%) HP
6 51 (10.99%) VMware
7 34 (7.33%) Cisco
8 23 (4.96%) Adobe
9 20 (4.31%) McAfee
10 16 (3.45%) Oracle
10 16 (3.45%) EMC
11 15 (3.23%) ServiceNow
12 13 (2.80%) Novell
12 13 (2.80%) Avaya
13 12 (2.59%) SAP
14 11 (2.37%) Reuters
14 11 (2.37%) Bloomberg
15 10 (2.16%) Dell
16 8 (1.72%) Google
16 8 (1.72%) CheckPoint
London
Connectus
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
X4 Group
Rate: £13 per hour + £25K Perm
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
LA International
Rate: £10 - £12 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Midlands
TEKsystems
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £120 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
CRL
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £11 - £13 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
London
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £200 - 250 per day
Posted: 14 days ago