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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 374 324 279
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -45
Contract jobs citing Lotus 50 92 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.38% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 0.49% 0.83% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 51 97
Average daily rate
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£240 £185 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.72% -42.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £150 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+54.44% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 24
Average hourly rate £9.52 £17.68 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.18% -9.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-31.42% +2.94%
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
10122 11028 11633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.74% 45.50% 46.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6689 6969 7477
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 234 268
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.14 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £35.90 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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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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 -4 11 £258 -17.60%
Bromley - 1 £225 -
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 96 (94.12%) IBM Notes
2 47 (46.08%) Microsoft
3 37 (36.27%) MS Office
4 33 (32.35%) Migration
5 32 (31.37%) Active Directory
6 29 (28.43%) Windows
7 28 (27.45%) ITIL
8 23 (22.55%) Lotus Domino
9 22 (21.57%) MS Exchange
10 21 (20.59%) MS Excel
10 21 (20.59%) Citrix
10 21 (20.59%) Finance
11 17 (16.67%) SLA
11 17 (16.67%) Banking
12 14 (13.73%) Windows 7
13 13 (12.75%) Exchange Server 2013
13 13 (12.75%) Blackberry
13 13 (12.75%) DNS
14 10 (9.80%) Project Management
14 10 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2010
15 9 (8.82%) PowerShell
15 9 (8.82%) Office 365
16 8 (7.84%) Dell
17 7 (6.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 6 (5.88%) Apple
18 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
18 6 (5.88%) PRINCE2
18 6 (5.88%) HTML
18 6 (5.88%) Java
18 6 (5.88%) French Language

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 96 (94.12%) IBM Notes
2 23 (22.55%) Lotus Domino
3 22 (21.57%) MS Exchange
4 13 (12.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (6.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (5.88%) Lync
8 5 (4.90%) SharePoint
9 3 (2.94%) GroupWise
10 1 (0.98%) Documentum
10 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.98%) IIS
10 1 (0.98%) FileNet
10 1 (0.98%) CMS
10 1 (0.98%) LiveLink
10 1 (0.98%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.98%) IBM Connections
Applications
1 37 (36.27%) MS Office
2 21 (20.59%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.94%) MS Project
4 1 (0.98%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.98%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.82%) Office 365
2 2 (1.96%) Google Apps
2 2 (1.96%) Google Drive
3 1 (0.98%) IaaS
3 1 (0.98%) Yammer
3 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.75%) DNS
2 5 (4.90%) Internet
3 4 (3.92%) SMTP
3 4 (3.92%) Skype
4 3 (2.94%) Firewall
4 3 (2.94%) DMZ
4 3 (2.94%) Intranet
4 3 (2.94%) LDAP
4 3 (2.94%) LAN
4 3 (2.94%) HTTP
4 3 (2.94%) Kerberos
4 3 (2.94%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.96%) WAN
6 1 (0.98%) VPN
6 1 (0.98%) VoIP
6 1 (0.98%) Broadband
6 1 (0.98%) NAS
6 1 (0.98%) DHCP
6 1 (0.98%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.98%) SQL Server
General
1 21 (20.59%) Finance
2 17 (16.67%) Banking
3 6 (5.88%) French Language
4 3 (2.94%) Retail
4 3 (2.94%) Advertising
5 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.96%) Law
5 2 (1.96%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.98%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.98%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.98%) Legal
6 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.98%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 34 (33.33%) Analyst
2 16 (15.69%) Service Analyst
2 16 (15.69%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (8.82%) Administrator
3 9 (8.82%) Support Analyst
4 8 (7.84%) Desktop Engineer
4 8 (7.84%) Lotus Notes Administrator
4 8 (7.84%) Technical Leader
5 7 (6.86%) Domino Administrator
5 7 (6.86%) Project Manager
5 7 (6.86%) Business Analyst
6 6 (5.88%) Desktop Support
7 5 (4.90%) Support Engineer
8 4 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (3.92%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (3.92%) Developer
9 3 (2.94%) Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (2.94%) Lotus Notes Developer
9 3 (2.94%) Consultant
9 3 (2.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.88%) HTML
2 4 (3.92%) XML
2 4 (3.92%) JSON
3 3 (2.94%) SAML
3 3 (2.94%) CSS
4 2 (1.96%) XPages
5 1 (0.98%) JavaBeans
5 1 (0.98%) Ajax
5 1 (0.98%) Dojo
5 1 (0.98%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.75%) Blackberry
2 6 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.92%) Clustering
5 3 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.96%) iPhone
6 2 (1.96%) iPad
6 2 (1.96%) BYOD
7 1 (0.98%) User Experience
7 1 (0.98%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.98%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.98%) Replication
7 1 (0.98%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.98%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.98%) CMDB
7 1 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (28.43%) Windows
2 14 (13.73%) Windows 7
3 6 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 5 (4.90%) Android
4 5 (4.90%) Windows XP
5 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.94%) Mac OS
5 3 (2.94%) Linux
6 2 (1.96%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.98%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.98%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.98%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (32.35%) Migration
2 28 (27.45%) ITIL
3 10 (9.80%) Project Management
4 6 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 5 (4.90%) Service Delivery
5 5 (4.90%) Change Management
6 4 (3.92%) Six Sigma
7 3 (2.94%) Identity Management
7 3 (2.94%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (2.94%) Time Management
7 3 (2.94%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (2.94%) Business Analysis
8 2 (1.96%) SDLC
8 2 (1.96%) Office Automation
8 2 (1.96%) Mentoring
8 2 (1.96%) Test Scripting
8 2 (1.96%) BPMN
8 2 (1.96%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (1.96%) Project Planning
8 2 (1.96%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.82%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.88%) Java
3 5 (4.90%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.94%) Python
4 3 (2.94%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.96%) LotusScript
5 2 (1.96%) SQL
6 1 (0.98%) VBScript
6 1 (0.98%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.90%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (4.90%) CCNA
2 5 (4.90%) PMP
2 5 (4.90%) PMI Certification
3 4 (3.92%) MCSE
4 3 (2.94%) CCA
4 3 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (2.94%) Degree
4 3 (2.94%) CCENT
5 1 (0.98%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.98%) IIBA
5 1 (0.98%) CBAP
5 1 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.98%) MCT
5 1 (0.98%) MCP
5 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.67%) SLA
2 2 (1.96%) QA
3 1 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (31.37%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.98%) XenApp
3 1 (0.98%) vSphere
3 1 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.98%) MetaFrame
3 1 (0.98%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (3.92%) SCCM
1 4 (3.92%) AirWatch
2 2 (1.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (1.96%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.98%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 47 (46.08%) Microsoft
2 21 (20.59%) Citrix
3 8 (7.84%) Dell
4 6 (5.88%) Apple
5 5 (4.90%) Cisco
6 4 (3.92%) IBM
6 4 (3.92%) Reuters
6 4 (3.92%) Bloomberg
6 4 (3.92%) Symantec
6 4 (3.92%) VMware
6 4 (3.92%) Riverbed
7 3 (2.94%) Novell
8 2 (1.96%) Google
8 2 (1.96%) Clearswift
8 2 (1.96%) Remedy
9 1 (0.98%) McAfee
9 1 (0.98%) BT
9 1 (0.98%) OpenText
9 1 (0.98%) AppSense
9 1 (0.98%) Altiris