The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 London 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 295 268 276
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +8
Contract jobs citing Lotus 118 123 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.49% 0.57% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category 1.10% 1.24% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 77 88
Average daily rate £185 £280 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.92% +4.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £475 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £272 £300
% change year-on-year
-26.33% -9.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 20
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -5.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £14.00 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £19.70 £26.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.88
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +0.84%
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10769 9954 12156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.51% 46.07% 43.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7026 6301 7353
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 247 305
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £44.50 £37.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Lotus
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -5 48 £290 -27.95% 4
Ruislip - - - -
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 220 (96.49%) IBM Notes
2 110 (48.25%) Windows
3 105 (46.05%) Microsoft
4 98 (42.98%) MS Office
5 81 (35.53%) Windows 7
6 62 (27.19%) Active Directory
6 62 (27.19%) Banking
7 61 (26.75%) Windows XP
7 61 (26.75%) Blackberry
8 53 (23.25%) Finance
8 53 (23.25%) MS Excel
8 53 (23.25%) Citrix
9 47 (20.61%) ITIL
10 42 (18.42%) Migration
11 37 (16.23%) MS Exchange
12 36 (15.79%) SharePoint
13 34 (14.91%) Lotus Domino
13 34 (14.91%) Bloomberg
14 30 (13.16%) MS PowerPoint
15 27 (11.84%) Reuters
16 24 (10.53%) Fidessa
17 21 (9.21%) TCP/IP
17 21 (9.21%) Configuration Management
18 19 (8.33%) Project Management
19 18 (7.89%) ServiceNow
20 17 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2010
20 17 (7.46%) Cisco
21 16 (7.02%) HTML
22 15 (6.58%) ISO 9001
22 15 (6.58%) Windows Server 2008

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 220 (96.49%) IBM Notes
2 37 (16.23%) MS Exchange
3 36 (15.79%) SharePoint
4 34 (14.91%) Lotus Domino
5 17 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (5.26%) CMS
7 10 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (3.95%) Lync
9 8 (3.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (3.51%) Office Communications Server
10 6 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (2.19%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.44%) FileNet
Applications
1 98 (42.98%) MS Office
2 53 (23.25%) MS Excel
3 30 (13.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.32%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.88%) MS Project
6 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.44%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.44%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 15 (6.58%) Eikon
2 3 (1.32%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.63%) Office 365
2 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.21%) TCP/IP
2 12 (5.26%) Intranet
3 9 (3.95%) LAN
4 6 (2.63%) Internet
5 5 (2.19%) Softphone
5 5 (2.19%) VPN
6 4 (1.75%) Wireless
7 3 (1.32%) DNS
7 3 (1.32%) DHCP
7 3 (1.32%) VoIP
7 3 (1.32%) WAN
8 2 (0.88%) Broadband
9 1 (0.44%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.44%) 3G
9 1 (0.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.07%) MS Access
2 3 (1.32%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.44%) MSI
General
1 62 (27.19%) Banking
2 53 (23.25%) Finance
3 13 (5.70%) Legal
4 11 (4.82%) Investment Banking
4 11 (4.82%) French Language
5 8 (3.51%) Back Office
6 7 (3.07%) Retail
7 5 (2.19%) Marketing
8 4 (1.75%) Law
9 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.88%) Advertising
9 2 (0.88%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.44%) German Language
10 1 (0.44%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.44%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 93 (40.79%) Analyst
2 49 (21.49%) Desktop Support
3 45 (19.74%) Support Analyst
4 44 (19.30%) Support Engineer
5 28 (12.28%) 2nd Line Support
6 23 (10.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 23 (10.09%) Desktop Analyst
7 21 (9.21%) Service Desk Analyst
8 20 (8.77%) 1st Line Support
8 20 (8.77%) Service Analyst
8 20 (8.77%) Desktop Engineer
9 19 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 13 (5.70%) Configuration Analyst
10 13 (5.70%) Developer
11 11 (4.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 11 (4.82%) Business Analyst
12 9 (3.95%) 1st Line Support Analyst
13 8 (3.51%) Consultant
13 8 (3.51%) Help Desk Support
13 8 (3.51%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.02%) HTML
2 14 (6.14%) XMPP
3 6 (2.63%) .NET
4 4 (1.75%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.75%) CSS
4 4 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.88%) HTML5
6 1 (0.44%) WCF
6 1 (0.44%) WPF
6 1 (0.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 61 (26.75%) Blackberry
2 13 (5.70%) CMDB
3 5 (2.19%) iPhone
4 4 (1.75%) NHS
4 4 (1.75%) Data Extraction
5 2 (0.88%) Client/Server
5 2 (0.88%) PMI
5 2 (0.88%) AS400
6 1 (0.44%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (0.44%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.44%) Clustering
6 1 (0.44%) Handset
6 1 (0.44%) Replication
6 1 (0.44%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.44%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.44%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 110 (48.25%) Windows
2 81 (35.53%) Windows 7
3 61 (26.75%) Windows XP
4 15 (6.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (3.95%) Windows 8
6 7 (3.07%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.75%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.88%) Mac OS X Server
8 2 (0.88%) Android
8 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.44%) NetWare
9 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (20.61%) ITIL
2 42 (18.42%) Migration
3 21 (9.21%) Configuration Management
4 19 (8.33%) Project Management
5 14 (6.14%) Time Management
6 11 (4.82%) Service Management
7 8 (3.51%) Asset Management
8 7 (3.07%) Document Management
8 7 (3.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (3.07%) Workflow
8 7 (3.07%) Incident Management
8 7 (3.07%) Data Security
8 7 (3.07%) Change Management
9 6 (2.63%) B2B
9 6 (2.63%) Service Delivery
9 6 (2.63%) GAP Analysis
9 6 (2.63%) Business Analysis
9 6 (2.63%) Mobile Device Management
10 5 (2.19%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (2.19%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.70%) LotusScript
2 9 (3.95%) SQL
3 6 (2.63%) VBScript
3 6 (2.63%) C
3 6 (2.63%) PowerShell
4 5 (2.19%) C#
4 5 (2.19%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.19%) VBA
5 3 (1.32%) Formula Language
6 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (2.63%) MCSE
1 6 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (1.75%) MCP
2 4 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (0.88%) ISEB
3 2 (0.88%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.88%) Degree
3 2 (0.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.44%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.44%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.58%) ISO 9001
2 8 (3.51%) SLA
3 4 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 62 (27.19%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.26%) XenApp
3 9 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.19%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.32%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.44%) vSphere
6 1 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (4.39%) SCOM
2 5 (2.19%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.19%) SCCM
3 3 (1.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.88%) ARCserve
4 2 (0.88%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (0.88%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.44%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 105 (46.05%) Microsoft
2 53 (23.25%) Citrix
3 34 (14.91%) Bloomberg
4 27 (11.84%) Reuters
5 24 (10.53%) Fidessa
6 18 (7.89%) ServiceNow
7 17 (7.46%) Cisco
8 14 (6.14%) VMware
9 12 (5.26%) HP
10 9 (3.95%) IBM
11 7 (3.07%) LANDesk
11 7 (3.07%) Symantec
12 6 (2.63%) Nimsoft
12 6 (2.63%) MobileIron
13 5 (2.19%) AppSense
14 4 (1.75%) Oracle
15 3 (1.32%) Apple
16 2 (0.88%) SAP
16 2 (0.88%) Dell
16 2 (0.88%) Intel
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