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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 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.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lotus
Rank 498 495 390
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -105
Contract jobs citing Lotus 125 139 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.26% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 0.57% 0.61% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 76 119
Median daily rate £260 £300 £206
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £120 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £419 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £338 £240
% change year-on-year
-22.96% +40.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 26 41
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £22.50 £21.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £12.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+87.50% -17.24%
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
21962 22834 23762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.67% 43.28% 45.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13575 13770 13653
Median daily rate £420 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 766 986 1097
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.79 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.20% -6.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Lotus as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 September 2016.

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 24 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lotus within the England region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -4 58 £275 +20.87%
South East +27 21 £310 +55.00% 3
South West +20 12 £313 +6.38%
North West +17 10 £120 - 1
North East -16 7 £260 - 2
Yorkshire +3 5 £250 -23.07%
West Midlands -35 5 £200 -45.57% 2
East Midlands -6 4 £525 +61.53% 1
East of England -7 2 £235 -27.13% 1
Lotus
UK

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Lotus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Lotus.

1 259 (95.22%) IBM Notes
2 161 (59.19%) Windows
3 125 (45.96%) Active Directory
4 109 (40.07%) Microsoft
5 89 (32.72%) MS Office
6 77 (28.31%) MS Excel
7 64 (23.53%) ITIL
8 62 (22.79%) Citrix
9 61 (22.43%) Windows 7
10 58 (21.32%) Finance
11 55 (20.22%) IBM Domino
12 48 (17.65%) Migration
13 47 (17.28%) Microsoft Certification
14 45 (16.54%) VMware
15 42 (15.44%) DNS
15 42 (15.44%) Oracle
16 38 (13.97%) SQL
17 37 (13.60%) Office 365
18 36 (13.24%) Blackberry
19 34 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
20 33 (12.13%) SharePoint
20 33 (12.13%) DHCP
20 33 (12.13%) Windows Server
21 32 (11.76%) Internet
21 32 (11.76%) Firewall
21 32 (11.76%) Security Cleared
22 31 (11.40%) Change Management
22 31 (11.40%) MS Exchange
22 31 (11.40%) SQL Server
23 30 (11.03%) Windows 8

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 259 (95.22%) IBM Notes
2 55 (20.22%) IBM Domino
3 33 (12.13%) SharePoint
4 31 (11.40%) MS Exchange
5 22 (8.09%) Apache
5 22 (8.09%) IIS
5 22 (8.09%) Skype for Business
6 15 (5.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 13 (4.78%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (4.78%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (1.84%) CMS
9 5 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (1.47%) Quickr
10 4 (1.47%) WebLogic
11 3 (1.10%) IBM Connections
11 3 (1.10%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.74%) Drupal
12 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.74%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 89 (32.72%) MS Office
2 77 (28.31%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.94%) MS Project
4 6 (2.21%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.21%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (1.10%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (2.21%) Eikon
2 2 (0.74%) Infor M3
2 2 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 37 (13.60%) Office 365
2 3 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (0.74%) SaaS
4 1 (0.37%) Google Drive
4 1 (0.37%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 42 (15.44%) DNS
2 33 (12.13%) DHCP
3 32 (11.76%) Firewall
3 32 (11.76%) Internet
4 29 (10.66%) TCP/IP
5 18 (6.62%) LAN
6 16 (5.88%) Skype
6 16 (5.88%) VPN
7 15 (5.51%) WAN
8 13 (4.78%) SMTP
8 13 (4.78%) Wireless
9 12 (4.41%) Ethernet
10 7 (2.57%) SSL
11 4 (1.47%) VoIP
12 3 (1.10%) Network Security
12 3 (1.10%) VLAN
13 2 (0.74%) HTTP
13 2 (0.74%) LDAP
13 2 (0.74%) Unified Communications
13 2 (0.74%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (11.40%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.10%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (0.74%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.74%) RDBMS
3 2 (0.74%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.37%) DB2
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (7.35%) MSI
2 2 (0.74%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (0.74%) JBuilder
3 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 58 (21.32%) Finance
2 24 (8.82%) Banking
3 10 (3.68%) Retail
4 8 (2.94%) Marketing
5 6 (2.21%) Retail Banking
5 6 (2.21%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.84%) Billing
6 5 (1.84%) Legal
7 4 (1.47%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.10%) Law
8 3 (1.10%) Military
9 2 (0.74%) Advertising
9 2 (0.74%) Electronics
9 2 (0.74%) French Language
9 2 (0.74%) German Language
9 2 (0.74%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.74%) Polish Language
9 2 (0.74%) Portuguese Language
9 2 (0.74%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.37%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 57 (20.96%) Support Engineer
2 39 (14.34%) Analyst
3 36 (13.24%) 2nd Line Support
4 33 (12.13%) Desktop Support
5 23 (8.46%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 23 (8.46%) Project Manager
6 22 (8.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 22 (8.09%) Developer
6 22 (8.09%) Service Analyst
7 21 (7.72%) Desktop Engineer
8 20 (7.35%) Service Desk Analyst
9 19 (6.99%) Consultant
9 19 (6.99%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 16 (5.88%) Administrator
11 12 (4.41%) 3rd Line Support
11 12 (4.41%) Deskside Engineer
11 12 (4.41%) Deskside Support
11 12 (4.41%) Deskside Support Engineer
12 11 (4.04%) Service Desk Support
12 11 (4.04%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.35%) Middleware
2 12 (4.41%) jQuery
3 8 (2.94%) HTML
4 7 (2.57%) CSS
4 7 (2.57%) XML
5 6 (2.21%) Web Services
6 5 (1.84%) .NET
6 5 (1.84%) Ajax
7 4 (1.47%) JSON
8 2 (0.74%) Dojo
8 2 (0.74%) JavaBeans
8 2 (0.74%) ODBC
8 2 (0.74%) SOAP
8 2 (0.74%) Struts
8 2 (0.74%) XPages
9 1 (0.37%) DHTML
9 1 (0.37%) React
9 1 (0.37%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.37%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 36 (13.24%) Blackberry
2 24 (8.82%) Data Centre
3 23 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (8.46%) Clustering
4 21 (7.72%) Management Information System
5 11 (4.04%) iPhone
6 10 (3.68%) Client/Server
7 9 (3.31%) CMDB
7 9 (3.31%) iPad
8 7 (2.57%) Replication
9 6 (2.21%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.47%) Mainframe
11 3 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.10%) FMCG
11 3 (1.10%) Health Informatics
11 3 (1.10%) Informatics
11 3 (1.10%) Smartphone
11 3 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.74%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.74%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 161 (59.19%) Windows
2 61 (22.43%) Windows 7
3 33 (12.13%) Windows Server
4 30 (11.03%) Windows 8
5 27 (9.93%) Windows XP
6 21 (7.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (6.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (6.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (6.62%) Apple iOS
9 14 (5.15%) Windows 10
10 12 (4.41%) Linux
11 10 (3.68%) Unix
12 8 (2.94%) Mac OS
13 7 (2.57%) Windows 2000
14 4 (1.47%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.74%) Solaris
15 2 (0.74%) VMS
15 2 (0.74%) Windows NT
16 1 (0.37%) AIX
16 1 (0.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (23.53%) ITIL
2 48 (17.65%) Migration
3 31 (11.40%) Change Management
4 25 (9.19%) Project Management
5 24 (8.82%) Incident Management
6 22 (8.09%) Application Packaging
6 22 (8.09%) High Availability
7 20 (7.35%) Problem Management
8 19 (6.99%) Service Delivery
9 18 (6.62%) ITIL V3
10 16 (5.88%) Service Management
11 13 (4.78%) Identity Management
12 12 (4.41%) E-Commerce
12 12 (4.41%) Time Management
13 11 (4.04%) Configuration Management
13 11 (4.04%) CRM
14 10 (3.68%) Validation
15 9 (3.31%) Escalation Management
15 9 (3.31%) Knowledge Management
15 9 (3.31%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (13.97%) SQL
2 24 (8.82%) Java
3 15 (5.51%) JavaScript
4 10 (3.68%) PowerShell
5 8 (2.94%) VB
6 7 (2.57%) LotusScript
7 6 (2.21%) C#
7 6 (2.21%) Python
7 6 (2.21%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.84%) VBA
8 5 (1.84%) VBScript
9 3 (1.10%) C
9 3 (1.10%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.10%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.10%) VB6
10 2 (0.74%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.74%) C++
10 2 (0.74%) Perl
11 1 (0.37%) Formula Language
11 1 (0.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 47 (17.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 20 (7.35%) MCP
4 19 (6.99%) SC Cleared
5 18 (6.62%) Degree
6 16 (5.88%) A+ Certification
7 15 (5.51%) MCDST
7 15 (5.51%) MCSE
8 12 (4.41%) ACDT
8 12 (4.41%) ACHDS
8 12 (4.41%) ACTC
8 12 (4.41%) MCSA
8 12 (4.41%) MCSM
8 12 (4.41%) Network+ Certification
9 5 (1.84%) CCNA
9 5 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.10%) CEH
11 3 (1.10%) CISSP
11 3 (1.10%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.99%) SLA
2 4 (1.47%) QA
3 2 (0.74%) GxP
System Software
1 125 (45.96%) Active Directory
2 34 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (7.35%) Microsoft App-V
3 20 (7.35%) Terminal Services
4 15 (5.51%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (1.47%) Sendmail
5 4 (1.47%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.47%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.74%) Firmware
7 2 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.74%) XenApp
8 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (7.35%) Microsoft Clustering
1 20 (7.35%) OpenView
1 20 (7.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 20 (7.35%) Perfmon
2 14 (5.15%) HP SIM
3 11 (4.04%) SCCM
4 7 (2.57%) WSUS
5 6 (2.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (1.47%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.10%) BMC Marimba
7 3 (1.10%) DameWare
7 3 (1.10%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.37%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 109 (40.07%) Microsoft
2 62 (22.79%) Citrix
3 45 (16.54%) VMware
4 42 (15.44%) Oracle
5 29 (10.66%) HP
6 19 (6.99%) Apple
7 17 (6.25%) IBM
8 12 (4.41%) Cisco
9 7 (2.57%) Adobe
9 7 (2.57%) Bloomberg
10 6 (2.21%) Reuters
11 5 (1.84%) NetApp
11 5 (1.84%) Symantec
12 4 (1.47%) BMC
12 4 (1.47%) Dell
12 4 (1.47%) Novell
12 4 (1.47%) Sage
12 4 (1.47%) SAP
13 3 (1.10%) PeopleSoft
13 3 (1.10%) Red Hat
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