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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 352 326 293
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -33
Contract jobs citing Lotus 247 255 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.48% 0.53% 0.60%
As % of the Vendors category 1.05% 1.13% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 143 155
Average daily rate
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£220 £300 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £165 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 41 44
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £24.00 £22.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +28.84%
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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
23558 22470 24594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 46.03% 46.69% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13539 12788 12898
Average daily rate £390 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
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 £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1040 1032 1243
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -33 98 £190 -39.20% 7
South East 0 70 £220 -29.60% 4
West Midlands +4 31 £300 +7.14% 1
East of England -15 17 £205 -36.92% 2
East Midlands +3 10 £295 +136.00% 4
North West -9 10 £143 +0.88% 3
South West -36 5 £400 +142.42% 2
Yorkshire 0 4 - -
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Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 445 (91.38%) IBM Notes
2 266 (54.62%) Windows
3 214 (43.94%) Microsoft
4 183 (37.58%) MS Office
5 141 (28.95%) Active Directory
6 129 (26.49%) ITIL
7 126 (25.87%) Windows 7
8 112 (23.00%) MS Excel
8 112 (23.00%) Windows XP
9 96 (19.71%) Citrix
10 88 (18.07%) Blackberry
11 75 (15.40%) Migration
12 73 (14.99%) Finance
13 62 (12.73%) Lotus Domino
14 54 (11.09%) SharePoint
15 51 (10.47%) SLA
15 51 (10.47%) Banking
15 51 (10.47%) MS PowerPoint
16 47 (9.65%) MS Exchange
17 42 (8.62%) Project Management
17 42 (8.62%) HP
18 41 (8.42%) WAN
19 38 (7.80%) TCP/IP
20 36 (7.39%) Service Management
21 34 (6.98%) Office 365
22 33 (6.78%) LAN
23 30 (6.16%) Windows Server 2008
24 27 (5.54%) Linux
24 27 (5.54%) Windows Server 2003
24 27 (5.54%) Service Delivery

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 445 (91.38%) IBM Notes
2 62 (12.73%) Lotus Domino
3 54 (11.09%) SharePoint
4 47 (9.65%) MS Exchange
5 22 (4.52%) CMS
6 16 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (2.67%) Lync
8 12 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (2.26%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (1.85%) Quickr
11 8 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (1.64%) IIS
12 7 (1.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 5 (1.03%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.82%) Magnolia
14 4 (0.82%) Zimbra
15 3 (0.62%) WebSphere Portal
15 3 (0.62%) WebSphere Process Server
15 3 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 183 (37.58%) MS Office
2 112 (23.00%) MS Excel
3 51 (10.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.85%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.62%) MS Project
6 2 (0.41%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.41%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.21%) InDesign
7 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 11 (2.26%) WebTrends
2 9 (1.85%) Eikon
3 1 (0.21%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.21%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 34 (6.98%) Office 365
2 13 (2.67%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.62%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.21%) SaaS
4 1 (0.21%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 41 (8.42%) WAN
2 38 (7.80%) TCP/IP
3 33 (6.78%) LAN
4 25 (5.13%) DNS
5 19 (3.90%) VPN
6 16 (3.29%) Internet
7 14 (2.87%) Intranet
8 13 (2.67%) VoIP
9 12 (2.46%) SMTP
9 12 (2.46%) IMAP
10 10 (2.05%) Firewall
10 10 (2.05%) DHCP
10 10 (2.05%) ADSL
11 8 (1.64%) Wireless
12 5 (1.03%) Softphone
12 5 (1.03%) SAN
13 4 (0.82%) Cisco IOS
14 3 (0.62%) Gigabit Ethernet
14 3 (0.62%) HTTP
15 2 (0.41%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.08%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.26%) MS Access
2 11 (2.26%) QlikView
3 5 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (0.82%) DataStage
4 4 (0.82%) IBM InfoSphere
5 3 (0.62%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.21%) CloverETL
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.21%) SSDT
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.21%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.21%) Ingres
7 1 (0.21%) DB2
7 1 (0.21%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (1.03%) Visual Studio
1 5 (1.03%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.41%) Toad
2 2 (0.41%) MSI
2 2 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.21%) Subversion
3 1 (0.21%) JIRA
3 1 (0.21%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.21%) TestDirector
General
1 73 (14.99%) Finance
2 51 (10.47%) Banking
3 25 (5.13%) Retail
4 24 (4.93%) Telecoms
5 20 (4.11%) Marketing
6 17 (3.49%) Investment Banking
7 15 (3.08%) French Language
7 15 (3.08%) Legal
8 11 (2.26%) Manufacturing
8 11 (2.26%) Danish Language
8 11 (2.26%) Games
9 10 (2.05%) German Language
10 6 (1.23%) Back Office
11 4 (0.82%) Automotive
12 2 (0.41%) Front Office
12 2 (0.41%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.21%) Portuguese Language
13 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.21%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 170 (34.91%) Analyst
2 68 (13.96%) Support Engineer
3 67 (13.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 64 (13.14%) Support Analyst
5 63 (12.94%) Service Desk Analyst
6 60 (12.32%) Service Analyst
7 52 (10.68%) 1st Line Support
8 44 (9.03%) Desktop Support
9 35 (7.19%) Developer
10 25 (5.13%) Desktop Engineer
11 24 (4.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 21 (4.31%) 1st Line Support Analyst
13 19 (3.90%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 19 (3.90%) Business Analyst
13 19 (3.90%) Desktop Analyst
14 18 (3.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 17 (3.49%) Project Manager
15 17 (3.49%) Help Desk Analyst
15 17 (3.49%) Consultant
16 16 (3.29%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (5.34%) HTML
2 17 (3.49%) .NET
3 13 (2.67%) CSS
4 11 (2.26%) XML
5 10 (2.05%) ASP.NET
6 9 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (1.64%) Web Services
8 6 (1.23%) Spring
9 5 (1.03%) HTML5
9 5 (1.03%) XMPP
9 5 (1.03%) FIX Protocol
10 4 (0.82%) .NET Framework
10 4 (0.82%) MSMQ
11 3 (0.62%) Middleware
11 3 (0.62%) DHTML
11 3 (0.62%) Dojo
11 3 (0.62%) WCF
11 3 (0.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 3 (0.62%) CSS3
11 3 (0.62%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 88 (18.07%) Blackberry
2 17 (3.49%) iPad
3 15 (3.08%) iPhone
3 15 (3.08%) CMDB
4 14 (2.87%) Social Media
5 13 (2.67%) Blog
6 12 (2.46%) Fat Client
6 12 (2.46%) Thin Client
7 11 (2.26%) Client/Server
7 11 (2.26%) Online Games
7 11 (2.26%) Computer Science
7 11 (2.26%) New Media
8 9 (1.85%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.85%) Handset
9 7 (1.44%) NHS
9 7 (1.44%) FMCG
10 5 (1.03%) Clustering
10 5 (1.03%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.82%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 266 (54.62%) Windows
2 126 (25.87%) Windows 7
3 112 (23.00%) Windows XP
4 30 (6.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (5.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (5.54%) Linux
6 21 (4.31%) UNIX
7 15 (3.08%) Apple iOS
8 12 (2.46%) Windows Vista
9 11 (2.26%) Mac OS
10 9 (1.85%) Android
10 9 (1.85%) Windows Phone
10 9 (1.85%) Windows 8
11 8 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (1.64%) Mac OS X
12 5 (1.03%) HPUX
13 4 (0.82%) Windows 2000
13 4 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.41%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (26.49%) ITIL
2 75 (15.40%) Migration
3 42 (8.62%) Project Management
4 36 (7.39%) Service Management
5 27 (5.54%) Service Delivery
6 26 (5.34%) Configuration Management
6 26 (5.34%) User Acceptance Testing
7 20 (4.11%) CRM
8 19 (3.90%) Incident Management
9 16 (3.29%) Time Management
10 15 (3.08%) Workflow
11 14 (2.87%) Problem Management
12 12 (2.46%) Change Management
12 12 (2.46%) Online Marketing
12 12 (2.46%) Analytics
12 12 (2.46%) Email Migration
13 11 (2.26%) Marketing Strategy
13 11 (2.26%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (2.26%) Asset Management
14 9 (1.85%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 25 (5.13%) SQL
2 14 (2.87%) Java
3 13 (2.67%) Perl
4 10 (2.05%) C
4 10 (2.05%) C#
5 9 (1.85%) JavaScript
5 9 (1.85%) PowerShell
6 6 (1.23%) LotusScript
6 6 (1.23%) VBA
7 4 (0.82%) Google Apps Script
8 3 (0.62%) Python
8 3 (0.62%) C++
9 2 (0.41%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.41%) VBScript
9 2 (0.41%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.21%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (4.52%) MCP
2 20 (4.11%) Security Cleared
3 19 (3.90%) SC Cleared
4 15 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.64%) MCSE
5 8 (1.64%) Degree
6 7 (1.44%) ISEB
7 6 (1.23%) A+ Certification
8 5 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.03%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (0.82%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.82%) CCNA
9 4 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.62%) MCPD
10 3 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.41%) MCTS
11 2 (0.41%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 1 (0.21%) DCSE
12 1 (0.21%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (10.47%) SLA
2 21 (4.31%) QA
3 12 (2.46%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.21%) COREP
System Software
1 141 (28.95%) Active Directory
2 18 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.05%) Sendmail
4 9 (1.85%) XenApp
5 8 (1.64%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.62%) Terminal Server
6 3 (0.62%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.62%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.62%) DFS Replication
7 2 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.21%) vSphere
8 1 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.21%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (3.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 15 (3.08%) SCCM
2 13 (2.67%) OpenView
3 11 (2.26%) BMC PATROL
4 6 (1.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (1.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 5 (1.03%) DameWare
5 5 (1.03%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.82%) SCOM
6 4 (0.82%) SCVMM
6 4 (0.82%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.41%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.41%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.41%) ARCserve
7 2 (0.41%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.21%) MIMEsweeper
8 1 (0.21%) WSUS
8 1 (0.21%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 214 (43.94%) Microsoft
2 96 (19.71%) Citrix
3 42 (8.62%) HP
4 26 (5.34%) Cisco
5 25 (5.13%) IBM
6 21 (4.31%) VMware
7 19 (3.90%) ServiceNow
8 18 (3.70%) Bloomberg
9 16 (3.29%) Reuters
10 15 (3.08%) Oracle
10 15 (3.08%) Google
11 13 (2.67%) Dell
12 12 (2.46%) Fidessa
12 12 (2.46%) SAP
12 12 (2.46%) Symantec
13 10 (2.05%) Adobe
14 8 (1.64%) McAfee
15 7 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
16 5 (1.03%) Apple
16 5 (1.03%) Metastorm
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