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 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 57 61 71
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Contract jobs citing Lotus 7 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.01% 0.31% 0.75%
As % of the Vendors category 1.85% 0.64% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Average daily rate
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£110 £160 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% -15.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £150 £260
% change year-on-year
+73.33% -42.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.89% -3.33%
Lotus
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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
378 313 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 54.62% 49.29% 42.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 164 191
Average daily rate £380 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £165 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 30
Average hourly rate £15.29 £15.00 £12.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% +16.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £10.56 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £34.60 £41.00
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 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
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lotus within the Hertfordshire 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Hemel Hempstead +6 5 £110 -
Lotus
East of England

Lotus
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 13 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 9 (69.23%) MS Excel
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 8 (61.54%) MS Office
3 8 (61.54%) HP
4 6 (46.15%) Service Management
5 5 (38.46%) SLA
5 5 (38.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (38.46%) ITIL
5 5 (38.46%) MCP
5 5 (38.46%) Windows
5 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
5 5 (38.46%) OpenView
6 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
7 2 (15.38%) Software Deployment
7 2 (15.38%) SCCM
8 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
8 1 (7.69%) Change Management
8 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
8 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
8 1 (7.69%) Project Management

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 13 (100.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (69.23%) MS Excel
2 8 (61.54%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Desktop Support
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Service Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (15.38%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Support
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Service Management
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Software Deployment
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 5 (38.46%) OpenView
2 2 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) HP