The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 322 287 268
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -19
Contract jobs citing Lotus 93 148 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.59% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 0.85% 1.29% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 102 77
Average daily rate
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£185 £263 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.52% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £174 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £575 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £250 £264
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -5.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 23
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £13.00 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £26.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £14.50
Lotus
England

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

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10902 11470 11462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.87% 45.42% 46.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7291 7557 7116
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 273 229 305
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.75 £43.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.84%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in London

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in London

Lotus
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lotus across the London region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Lotus Daily Rate Histogram in London

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in London

Lotus
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lotus within the London region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -12 20 £208 -20.95% 4
Hayes - 7 - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 195 (97.99%) IBM Notes
2 119 (59.80%) Windows
3 90 (45.23%) Microsoft
4 80 (40.20%) MS Office
5 70 (35.18%) Windows 7
6 63 (31.66%) Windows XP
7 61 (30.65%) Active Directory
8 57 (28.64%) Blackberry
9 48 (24.12%) Citrix
10 43 (21.61%) MS Excel
11 40 (20.10%) Finance
12 39 (19.60%) Banking
12 39 (19.60%) ITIL
13 32 (16.08%) Migration
14 31 (15.58%) MS PowerPoint
14 31 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
15 23 (11.56%) SLA
16 22 (11.06%) Project Management
17 19 (9.55%) Windows Server 2003
17 19 (9.55%) SharePoint
17 19 (9.55%) Investment Banking
17 19 (9.55%) Mac OS
18 18 (9.05%) Telecoms
18 18 (9.05%) Lotus Domino
19 17 (8.54%) TCP/IP
19 17 (8.54%) LAN
19 17 (8.54%) WAN
20 16 (8.04%) Windows Server 2008
20 16 (8.04%) French Language
21 15 (7.54%) CRM

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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
1 195 (97.99%) IBM Notes
2 19 (9.55%) SharePoint
3 18 (9.05%) Lotus Domino
4 11 (5.53%) MS Exchange
5 8 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (3.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (3.02%) Lync
7 5 (2.51%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (2.01%) CMS
9 3 (1.51%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.50%) Quickr
11 1 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.50%) Documentum
11 1 (0.50%) SAS
Applications
1 80 (40.20%) MS Office
2 43 (21.61%) MS Excel
3 31 (15.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.51%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.51%) MS Project
5 1 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.50%) InDesign
5 1 (0.50%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (5.53%) WebTrends
2 6 (3.02%) Eikon
3 1 (0.50%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
3 1 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.50%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.50%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.03%) Office 365
2 6 (3.02%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.50%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.54%) TCP/IP
1 17 (8.54%) LAN
1 17 (8.54%) WAN
2 13 (6.53%) Firewall
3 11 (5.53%) Internet
4 10 (5.03%) VPN
5 9 (4.52%) DNS
6 7 (3.52%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (3.52%) DHCP
7 5 (2.51%) SAN
8 4 (2.01%) SMTP
8 4 (2.01%) VoIP
8 4 (2.01%) Intranet
9 3 (1.51%) IMAP
9 3 (1.51%) Wireless
10 2 (1.01%) SSL
10 2 (1.01%) Broadband
10 2 (1.01%) LDAP
10 2 (1.01%) 3G
10 2 (1.01%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.53%) QlikView
2 4 (2.01%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.51%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.01%) MS Access
5 1 (0.50%) SSDT
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.50%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.50%) Ingres
5 1 (0.50%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.01%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.50%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.50%) Dreamweaver
General
1 40 (20.10%) Finance
2 39 (19.60%) Banking
3 19 (9.55%) Investment Banking
4 18 (9.05%) Telecoms
5 16 (8.04%) French Language
6 13 (6.53%) Legal
7 11 (5.53%) Danish Language
7 11 (5.53%) Games
7 11 (5.53%) Retail
7 11 (5.53%) Marketing
8 3 (1.51%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.01%) Private Banking
9 2 (1.01%) Front Office
9 2 (1.01%) Back Office
10 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.50%) Advertising
10 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.50%) International Banking
10 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 69 (34.67%) Analyst
2 42 (21.11%) Support Engineer
3 30 (15.08%) Service Desk Analyst
3 30 (15.08%) Service Analyst
4 25 (12.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 20 (10.05%) Desktop Support
6 18 (9.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 18 (9.05%) Desktop Engineer
6 18 (9.05%) 1st Line Support
7 17 (8.54%) Support Analyst
8 16 (8.04%) Business Analyst
9 14 (7.04%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 12 (6.03%) IT Support
11 10 (5.03%) 3rd Line Support
11 10 (5.03%) Consultant
11 10 (5.03%) Architect
12 8 (4.02%) Support Technician
12 8 (4.02%) Administrator
12 8 (4.02%) Desktop Analyst
12 8 (4.02%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.01%) .NET
1 4 (2.01%) ASP.NET
1 4 (2.01%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (1.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (1.51%) .NET Framework
2 3 (1.51%) Web Services
2 3 (1.51%) HTML
3 2 (1.01%) XML
3 2 (1.01%) CSS
3 2 (1.01%) ADO.NET
3 2 (1.01%) Ajax
3 2 (1.01%) WCF
4 1 (0.50%) REST
4 1 (0.50%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.50%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.50%) XML-RPC
4 1 (0.50%) Spring
4 1 (0.50%) Middleware
4 1 (0.50%) SOAP
4 1 (0.50%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 57 (28.64%) Blackberry
2 31 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.53%) Online Games
3 11 (5.53%) Blog
3 11 (5.53%) New Media
3 11 (5.53%) Social Media
4 10 (5.03%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.51%) CMDB
6 4 (2.01%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.51%) iPad
7 3 (1.51%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.51%) Replication
7 3 (1.51%) Clustering
8 2 (1.01%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.01%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.01%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.01%) Kindle
9 1 (0.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 119 (59.80%) Windows
2 70 (35.18%) Windows 7
3 63 (31.66%) Windows XP
4 19 (9.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (9.55%) Mac OS
5 16 (8.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (6.53%) Linux
7 10 (5.03%) Mac OS X
7 10 (5.03%) Windows 8
8 9 (4.52%) UNIX
9 7 (3.52%) Windows Vista
10 6 (3.02%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.51%) NetWare
12 2 (1.01%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.50%) Android
13 1 (0.50%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (19.60%) ITIL
2 32 (16.08%) Migration
3 22 (11.06%) Project Management
4 15 (7.54%) CRM
5 14 (7.04%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (6.03%) Analytics
7 11 (5.53%) Marketing Strategy
7 11 (5.53%) Online Marketing
8 8 (4.02%) Time Management
9 7 (3.52%) Configuration Management
10 6 (3.02%) Service Delivery
10 6 (3.02%) Data Migration
11 5 (2.51%) Business Analysis
12 4 (2.01%) Document Management
12 4 (2.01%) Incident Management
12 4 (2.01%) MVC
12 4 (2.01%) Problem Management
12 4 (2.01%) Coaching
13 3 (1.51%) Stress Testing
13 3 (1.51%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.03%) C
2 8 (4.02%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.02%) Java
4 5 (2.51%) SQL
5 4 (2.01%) Perl
5 4 (2.01%) C#
6 2 (1.01%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.01%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.01%) Python
7 1 (0.50%) Google Apps Script
7 1 (0.50%) VBA
7 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (5.03%) MCP
2 9 (4.52%) A+ Certification
3 6 (3.02%) MCSE
3 6 (3.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (1.51%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.51%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.01%) CCNA
6 2 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.01%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.50%) Degree
7 1 (0.50%) MCPD
7 1 (0.50%) CCA
7 1 (0.50%) ISEB
7 1 (0.50%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.56%) SLA
2 11 (5.53%) QA
3 6 (3.02%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.50%) COREP
System Software
1 61 (30.65%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.51%) DFS Replication
3 3 (1.51%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.51%) Sendmail
3 3 (1.51%) XenApp
4 2 (1.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (5.53%) BMC PATROL
2 5 (2.51%) DameWare
3 4 (2.01%) Tivoli
3 4 (2.01%) ARCserve
4 3 (1.51%) SCCM
4 3 (1.51%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.50%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.50%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 90 (45.23%) Microsoft
2 48 (24.12%) Citrix
3 14 (7.04%) ServiceNow
4 11 (5.53%) Reuters
4 11 (5.53%) Bloomberg
4 11 (5.53%) Symantec
4 11 (5.53%) HP
4 11 (5.53%) VMware
5 10 (5.03%) Cisco
5 10 (5.03%) IBM
6 9 (4.52%) Dell
7 8 (4.02%) Google
8 7 (3.52%) Fidessa
8 7 (3.52%) SAP
8 7 (3.52%) Oracle
9 5 (2.51%) Avaya
10 4 (2.01%) NetApp
10 4 (2.01%) Apple
11 3 (1.51%) Novell
11 3 (1.51%) CA
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