The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 66 - 62
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Lotus 7 0 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.86% - 2.04%
As % of the Vendors category 1.74% - 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Average daily rate
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£198 - £170
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-12.72% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.25 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +25.00%
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East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
403 266 504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 49.27% 54.18% 51.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 132 203
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £615 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 22 36
Average hourly rate £18.50 £35.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.88% +65.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £11.40 £11.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £46.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.57% -

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lotus across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lotus across the Hertfordshire region.

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lotus across the Hertfordshire region.

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Lotus
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 10 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 4 (40.00%) HP
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Lotus Domino
3 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) SCCM
4 2 (20.00%) Service Management
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment
4 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (10.00%) MS Office
5 1 (10.00%) Windows XP

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 10 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (30.00%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (30.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) IT Support
3 2 (20.00%) SCCM Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 2 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Server Support
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) HP
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft