The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Hertfordshire region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 63 57 71
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Contract jobs citing Lotus 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.52% 0.47% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 0.94% 1.11% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £160 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.35% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £275 £290
% change year-on-year
-27.27% -5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.75 £14.69
% change year-on-year
-5.08% +0.42%
Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
424 270 381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 54.85% 42.39% 39.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 114 165
Average daily rate £350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £234 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £463 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 34
Average hourly rate £23.86 £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.31% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.02 £11.00 £10.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Lotus
East of England

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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Borehamwood - - - -
Watford - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Lotus
East of England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 11 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) Configuration Management
2 8 (72.73%) Service Management
3 6 (54.55%) LAN
3 6 (54.55%) WAN
3 6 (54.55%) ITIL
3 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
4 5 (45.45%) Incident Management
4 5 (45.45%) Project Management
4 5 (45.45%) Change Management
4 5 (45.45%) Blackberry
5 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
5 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 3 (27.27%) Clustering
5 3 (27.27%) DHCP
5 3 (27.27%) DNS
5 3 (27.27%) IBM
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) VB
5 3 (27.27%) MS Office
5 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
5 3 (27.27%) MCSE
5 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 3 (27.27%) HP
5 3 (27.27%) Citrix
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (27.27%) NetApp

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 11 (100.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) LAN
1 6 (54.55%) WAN
2 3 (27.27%) DHCP
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) IT Support
1 5 (45.45%) Support Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) 2nd Line Support
1 5 (45.45%) IT Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Blackberry
2 3 (27.27%) Clustering
2 3 (27.27%) Thin Client
2 3 (27.27%) CMDB
2 3 (27.27%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Configuration Management
1 8 (72.73%) Service Management
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL
3 5 (45.45%) Incident Management
3 5 (45.45%) Project Management
3 5 (45.45%) Change Management
4 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) VB
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) MCSE
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
1 3 (27.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) IBM
2 3 (27.27%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix
2 3 (27.27%) NetApp
2 3 (27.27%) McAfee