The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 27 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Lotus 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.56% 1.31% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.30% 2.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£100 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £150 £260
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -42.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.33%
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Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Vendors Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
77 72 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 43.50% 47.06% 43.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 48 24
Average daily rate £350 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £150 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £460 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 5
Average hourly rate £11.00 £16.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -34.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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Top 13 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 1 (100.00%) MS Project
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) TOWER Software
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
1 1 (100.00%) iPad

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 1 (100.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dreamweaver
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) TOWER Software