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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 78 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Lotus 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.097% 0.43% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.96% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £293 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +28.84%
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West Yorkshire

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
455 417 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 44.09% 44.89% 45.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 230 269
Average daily rate £325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £125 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £446 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 19
Average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +140.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £45.00 £20.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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
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 August 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Validation
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) MS Access
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Symantec

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MS Access
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Rollout Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Messaging Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) VMware