The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Leeds 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 79 62 66
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +4
Contract jobs citing Lotus 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.26% 0.26% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.56% 0.68% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £150 £140 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £272 £300
% change year-on-year
-26.33% -9.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.88
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +0.84%
Vendors Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
539 296 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 45.95% 38.69% 46.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 139 218
Average daily rate £350 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 22
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.30% +18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £10.32 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £35.50 £21.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Lotus
West Yorkshire

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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 8 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (50.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) Office 365
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) MetaFrame
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) Internet
4 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (25.00%) MCSE
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (25.00%) ETL
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
1 2 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Rollout Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
1 2 (25.00%) ETL
1 2 (25.00%) Service Management
1 2 (25.00%) Change Management
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (25.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) MetaFrame
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) IBM