The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 29 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 82 69 71
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing Lotus 4 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.38% 0.62% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.97% 1.50% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£278 £350 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.71% +150.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £165 £225
% change year-on-year
+91.66% -26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-17.24% +7.40%
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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 Leeds region.

Vendors Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
413 400 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 38.78% 41.41% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 230 186
Average daily rate £358 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 18
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £10.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +34.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £11.00 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £17.00 £111.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Lotus
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

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

Lotus Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (84.62%) MS Exchange
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 10 (76.92%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (69.23%) Lotus Domino
3 9 (69.23%) Windows
4 8 (61.54%) VMware
4 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (61.54%) Internet
4 8 (61.54%) Symantec
5 7 (53.85%) IBM
5 7 (53.85%) EMC
5 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
5 7 (53.85%) IIS
5 7 (53.85%) SCCM
5 7 (53.85%) SCOM
5 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (53.85%) VMware ESX
5 7 (53.85%) NetBackup
5 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (53.85%) NAS
5 7 (53.85%) vSphere
6 5 (38.46%) IBM Notes
7 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (23.08%) Migration
9 2 (15.38%) MS Office
10 1 (7.69%) Wireless
10 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
10 1 (7.69%) Programme Management

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (84.62%) MS Exchange
2 10 (76.92%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (69.23%) Lotus Domino
4 7 (53.85%) IIS
5 5 (38.46%) IBM Notes
6 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) Internet
2 7 (53.85%) NAS
3 1 (7.69%) Wireless
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2005
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2012
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Administrator
2 7 (53.85%) Exchange Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Project Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Messaging Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) PMO Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Domino Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) IT Consultant
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (53.85%) VMware ESX
3 7 (53.85%) vSphere
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) SCCM
1 7 (53.85%) SCOM
1 7 (53.85%) NetBackup
2 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) VMware
2 8 (61.54%) Symantec
3 7 (53.85%) IBM
3 7 (53.85%) EMC