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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 70 - 72
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Lotus 9 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.08% - 1.16%
As % of the Vendors category 2.04% - 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate
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£190 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £250 £264
% change year-on-year
+7.00% -5.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.50 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £14.50
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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
442 281 473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 52.93% 53.22% 49.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 138 200
Average daily rate £340 £363 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.20% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £165 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 25 33
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.78 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.95 £46.00 £34.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 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 - 3 £110 -
Lotus
East of England

Lotus
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 14 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 8 (57.14%) HP
3 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
4 5 (35.71%) MS Office
4 5 (35.71%) ITIL
4 5 (35.71%) Windows
5 4 (28.57%) Service Management
5 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (21.43%) ITIL V3
6 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
6 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
6 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
6 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
6 3 (21.43%) Lotus Domino
6 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
7 2 (14.29%) SLA
7 2 (14.29%) OpenView
7 2 (14.29%) MCP
7 2 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
7 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 2 (14.29%) Project Management
7 2 (14.29%) SCCM
7 2 (14.29%) Change Management
7 2 (14.29%) Software Deployment
7 2 (14.29%) Incident Management

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 14 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (21.43%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (35.71%) MS Office
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Desktop Support
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Support Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) IT Support
4 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Applications Support
4 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Server Support
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Service Management
3 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL V3
4 2 (14.29%) Software Deployment
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) OpenView
1 2 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) HP
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft