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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 355 299 311
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +12
Contract jobs citing Lotus 251 287 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.50% 0.61% 0.52%
As % of the Vendors category 1.09% 1.32% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 166 101
Average daily rate
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£180 £228 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.87% -21.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £110 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £150 £260
% change year-on-year
+73.33% -42.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 38 41
Average hourly rate £13.38 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.83% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.60 £25.45 £22.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.89% -3.33%
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
22961 21811 21448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.52% 46.18% 47.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13942 12692 11463
Average daily rate £388 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1096 1036 1320
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.08 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 -34 84 £165 -37.14% 7
South East -40 40 £345 +45.26% 5
East of England +16 39 £185 +48.00% 1
North West +3 31 £110 -18.51% 1
West Midlands -21 22 £130 -56.66%
Yorkshire +3 18 £215 -16.50% 2
South West -16 11 £338 +110.93% 3
North East -21 6 - -
East Midlands -18 5 £300 +172.72% 1
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UK

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 431 (88.50%) IBM Notes
2 276 (56.67%) Windows
3 228 (46.82%) Microsoft
4 205 (42.09%) MS Office
5 148 (30.39%) Active Directory
6 136 (27.93%) Citrix
7 121 (24.85%) ITIL
8 114 (23.41%) Windows 7
9 110 (22.59%) MS Excel
10 101 (20.74%) Blackberry
11 93 (19.10%) Windows XP
12 77 (15.81%) Lotus Domino
12 77 (15.81%) Migration
13 76 (15.61%) SLA
14 60 (12.32%) MS Exchange
15 59 (12.11%) Windows Server 2008
16 58 (11.91%) Finance
17 55 (11.29%) IBM
18 53 (10.88%) HP
18 53 (10.88%) Service Management
18 53 (10.88%) Banking
19 52 (10.68%) Symantec
19 52 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
20 51 (10.47%) VMware
21 48 (9.86%) DNS
22 46 (9.45%) MS PowerPoint
23 40 (8.21%) MCP
24 39 (8.01%) Windows Server 2003
24 39 (8.01%) Project Management
25 37 (7.60%) IIS

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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
1 431 (88.50%) IBM Notes
2 77 (15.81%) Lotus Domino
3 60 (12.32%) MS Exchange
4 37 (7.60%) IIS
5 36 (7.39%) SharePoint
6 23 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2013
7 20 (4.11%) Lync
8 17 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2010
9 14 (2.87%) Apache
9 14 (2.87%) Quickr
10 13 (2.67%) CMS
10 13 (2.67%) WebSphere
11 12 (2.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 11 (2.26%) SharePoint 2013
13 9 (1.85%) WebSphere Portal
14 8 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
15 7 (1.44%) GlassFish
16 6 (1.23%) WebSphere Process Server
16 6 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
17 5 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 205 (42.09%) MS Office
2 110 (22.59%) MS Excel
3 46 (9.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (2.67%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.85%) MS Project
6 2 (0.41%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 2 (0.41%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (1.03%) WebTrends
1 5 (1.03%) SAP GRC
2 4 (0.82%) Eikon
3 1 (0.21%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
3 1 (0.21%) Agresso
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (6.37%) Office 365
2 11 (2.26%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.62%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.41%) SaaS
5 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.21%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 48 (9.86%) DNS
2 29 (5.95%) Internet
2 29 (5.95%) TCP/IP
3 28 (5.75%) WAN
4 27 (5.54%) LAN
5 25 (5.13%) VPN
6 23 (4.72%) DHCP
7 20 (4.11%) Firewall
8 13 (2.67%) VoIP
9 10 (2.05%) NAS
9 10 (2.05%) LDAP
9 10 (2.05%) Intranet
9 10 (2.05%) SMTP
9 10 (2.05%) Wireless
10 9 (1.85%) SAN
11 8 (1.64%) IMAP
11 8 (1.64%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (0.82%) SNMP
12 4 (0.82%) POP3
12 4 (0.82%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (7.19%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.03%) QlikView
5 4 (0.82%) MS Access
6 3 (0.62%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.21%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.21%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.21%) DB2
8 1 (0.21%) DataStage
8 1 (0.21%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (1.23%) Eclipse
2 5 (1.03%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.62%) MSI
5 2 (0.41%) Toad
6 1 (0.21%) TestLink
6 1 (0.21%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.21%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.21%) Build Forge
General
1 58 (11.91%) Finance
2 53 (10.88%) Banking
3 31 (6.37%) Telecoms
4 18 (3.70%) French Language
5 14 (2.87%) Investment Banking
6 12 (2.46%) Retail
6 12 (2.46%) Legal
6 12 (2.46%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.46%) Back Office
7 10 (2.05%) Marketing
8 7 (1.44%) German Language
9 5 (1.03%) Games
9 5 (1.03%) Danish Language
10 4 (0.82%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.82%) Automotive
10 4 (0.82%) Publishing
11 3 (0.62%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.41%) Portuguese Language
12 2 (0.41%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.41%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 162 (33.26%) Analyst
2 72 (14.78%) Support Analyst
3 71 (14.58%) Service Desk Analyst
4 69 (14.17%) Service Analyst
5 65 (13.35%) Support Engineer
6 61 (12.53%) Desktop Support
7 47 (9.65%) 2nd Line Support
8 38 (7.80%) Administrator
9 28 (5.75%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 28 (5.75%) Desktop Engineer
9 28 (5.75%) Desktop Analyst
9 28 (5.75%) 1st Line Support
10 25 (5.13%) Developer
10 25 (5.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 24 (4.93%) Consultant
12 20 (4.11%) IT Support
13 19 (3.90%) Project Manager
14 18 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 16 (3.29%) 3rd Line Support
16 13 (2.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.49%) Middleware
2 11 (2.26%) HTML
3 9 (1.85%) .NET
4 7 (1.44%) Flash
4 7 (1.44%) ASP.NET
4 7 (1.44%) Spring
5 6 (1.23%) JSR 286
5 6 (1.23%) Dojo
5 6 (1.23%) XML
6 5 (1.03%) .NET Framework
7 4 (0.82%) CSS
7 4 (0.82%) Web Services
7 4 (0.82%) X-Windows
8 3 (0.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (0.62%) REST
8 3 (0.62%) Application Packaging
9 2 (0.41%) RESTful
9 2 (0.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (0.41%) WCF
9 2 (0.41%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 101 (20.74%) Blackberry
2 52 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (3.49%) Management Information System
4 14 (2.87%) Computer Science
4 14 (2.87%) Clustering
5 13 (2.67%) Social Media
6 12 (2.46%) CMDB
7 11 (2.26%) FMCG
7 11 (2.26%) Mobile App
8 10 (2.05%) iPad
9 9 (1.85%) iPhone
10 8 (1.64%) Blog
10 8 (1.64%) CLARiiON
11 7 (1.44%) Mathematics
12 5 (1.03%) New Media
12 5 (1.03%) Replication
12 5 (1.03%) SecurID
12 5 (1.03%) Online Games
12 5 (1.03%) iSeries
13 4 (0.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 276 (56.67%) Windows
2 114 (23.41%) Windows 7
3 93 (19.10%) Windows XP
4 59 (12.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (8.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (4.31%) Mac OS
7 20 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (3.70%) Apple iOS
9 15 (3.08%) Windows 8
9 15 (3.08%) Linux
10 14 (2.87%) Mac OS X
11 12 (2.46%) UNIX
12 6 (1.23%) Windows Vista
13 5 (1.03%) Windows 2000
13 5 (1.03%) NetWare
13 5 (1.03%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (0.82%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.41%) Android
16 1 (0.21%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (24.85%) ITIL
2 77 (15.81%) Migration
3 53 (10.88%) Service Management
4 39 (8.01%) Project Management
5 30 (6.16%) Service Delivery
5 30 (6.16%) Change Management
6 29 (5.95%) Incident Management
7 26 (5.34%) Configuration Management
8 17 (3.49%) E-Commerce
9 15 (3.08%) Email Migration
10 13 (2.67%) CRM
10 13 (2.67%) Knowledge Management
10 13 (2.67%) Problem Management
11 11 (2.26%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (2.05%) ITIL V3
12 10 (2.05%) Network Design
12 10 (2.05%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (1.85%) ITSM
13 9 (1.85%) Time Management
14 8 (1.64%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 32 (6.57%) Java
2 25 (5.13%) SQL
3 18 (3.70%) C
4 12 (2.46%) PowerShell
5 6 (1.23%) C#
5 6 (1.23%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.03%) Perl
7 4 (0.82%) VBScript
8 2 (0.41%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.41%) Python
9 1 (0.21%) Google Apps Script
9 1 (0.21%) VBA
9 1 (0.21%) VB
9 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.21%) LotusScript
9 1 (0.21%) Formula Language
Qualifications
1 40 (8.21%) MCP
2 29 (5.95%) Security Cleared
3 23 (4.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (4.52%) SC Cleared
5 12 (2.46%) Degree
6 10 (2.05%) A+ Certification
7 6 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.03%) MCSE
9 4 (0.82%) MCITP
9 4 (0.82%) MCTS
9 4 (0.82%) CCNA
9 4 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.62%) ISEB
11 2 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.21%) MCSA
12 1 (0.21%) HND
12 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.21%) Dell Certification
12 1 (0.21%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (15.61%) SLA
2 8 (1.64%) QA
3 7 (1.44%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.21%) COREP
5 1 (0.21%) COBIT
System Software
1 148 (30.39%) Active Directory
2 34 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.08%) Terminal Services
3 15 (3.08%) vSphere
4 8 (1.64%) VMware ESX
5 7 (1.44%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.82%) Sendmail
7 4 (0.82%) DFS Replication
7 4 (0.82%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.82%) Terminal Server
7 4 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (0.62%) XenApp
9 2 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.21%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 34 (6.98%) OpenView
2 25 (5.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 20 (4.11%) NetBackup
4 19 (3.90%) SCCM
5 9 (1.85%) Tivoli
6 8 (1.64%) SCOM
7 7 (1.44%) HP SIM
8 6 (1.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 5 (1.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 5 (1.03%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (0.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (0.62%) ARCserve
10 3 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.41%) ServiceCenter
11 2 (0.41%) WMI
12 1 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 1 (0.21%) DameWare
12 1 (0.21%) MIMEsweeper
12 1 (0.21%) Unicenter
12 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 228 (46.82%) Microsoft
2 136 (27.93%) Citrix
3 55 (11.29%) IBM
4 53 (10.88%) HP
5 52 (10.68%) Symantec
6 51 (10.47%) VMware
7 28 (5.75%) Cisco
8 20 (4.11%) Oracle
9 18 (3.70%) Adobe
10 16 (3.29%) EMC
10 16 (3.29%) ServiceNow
11 14 (2.87%) Dell
11 14 (2.87%) McAfee
12 13 (2.67%) SAP
12 13 (2.67%) Google
13 12 (2.46%) Avaya
14 9 (1.85%) Reuters
14 9 (1.85%) Bloomberg
14 9 (1.85%) Novell
15 6 (1.23%) Cognos
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