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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 86 76 63
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -13
Contract jobs citing Lotus 3 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.25% 0.46% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.58% 1.02% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £150 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £190 £265
% change year-on-year
+57.89% -28.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.21 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-15.79% -
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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
520 489 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 43.66% 45.28% 40.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 306 134
Average daily rate £350 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £225 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 17
Average hourly rate £13.60 £14.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.24% -12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.60 £10.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.70 £23.70 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%

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 31 March 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 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Lotus Domino
2 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
3 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 6 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (55.56%) IBM
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (55.56%) EMC
4 5 (55.56%) Internet
4 5 (55.56%) Symantec
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) IIS
4 5 (55.56%) VMware
4 5 (55.56%) VMware ESX
4 5 (55.56%) NetBackup
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (55.56%) SCCM
4 5 (55.56%) SCOM
4 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (55.56%) NAS
4 5 (55.56%) vSphere
5 3 (33.33%) IBM Notes
6 2 (22.22%) MS Office
6 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (11.11%) VPN
7 1 (11.11%) MCSE

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 7 (77.78%) Lotus Domino
1 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
2 6 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (55.56%) IIS
4 3 (33.33%) IBM Notes
5 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Internet
1 5 (55.56%) NAS
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Administrator
2 5 (55.56%) Exchange Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) PMO Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Domino Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Project Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) VMware ESX
2 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (55.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) NetBackup
1 5 (55.56%) SCCM
1 5 (55.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) EMC
2 5 (55.56%) Symantec
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) IBM