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 29 July 2015 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 66 54 58
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Contract jobs citing Lotus 8 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.94% 1.04% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 1.82% 2.26% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £183 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.68% +14.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £180 £223
% change year-on-year
+80.55% -19.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +13.79%
Lotus
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
439 310 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 51.71% 46.06% 52.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 159 166
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £188 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 33 19
Average hourly rate £20.94 £21.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.62% -17.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lotus across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Lotus Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 July 2015. 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
Hemel Hempstead -2 2 £75 -63.41%
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £275 -
Watford - 1 £285 -
Lotus
East of England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 12 (92.31%) IBM Notes
2 7 (53.85%) MS Office
2 7 (53.85%) ITIL
3 6 (46.15%) LAN
3 6 (46.15%) WAN
4 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
4 5 (38.46%) Service Management
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) MS Visio
4 5 (38.46%) MS Access
4 5 (38.46%) Data Analysis
4 5 (38.46%) Statistics
4 5 (38.46%) CMDB
4 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) Lotus Domino
5 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 4 (30.77%) IBM
5 4 (30.77%) Blackberry
6 2 (15.38%) SLA
6 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
6 2 (15.38%) Windows
7 1 (7.69%) SAP
7 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
7 1 (7.69%) Citrix
7 1 (7.69%) MetaFrame
7 1 (7.69%) JD Edwards
7 1 (7.69%) Symantec
7 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (7.69%) VPN
7 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 12 (92.31%) IBM Notes
2 4 (30.77%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Office
2 5 (38.46%) MS Visio
3 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) LAN
1 6 (46.15%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Service Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Lotus Notes Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Lotus Notes Support
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Messaging Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Domino Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Statistics
1 5 (38.46%) CMDB
2 4 (30.77%) Blackberry
3 1 (7.69%) AS400
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
2 5 (38.46%) Service Management
2 5 (38.46%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Time Management
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) JD Edwards
2 1 (7.69%) Symantec
2 1 (7.69%) SAP