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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 318 286 266
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -20
Contract jobs citing Lotus 97 140 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.39% 0.55% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 0.89% 1.22% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 97 74
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£183 £263 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.47% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £174 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £585 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £238 £262
% change year-on-year
+11.57% -9.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 23
Average hourly rate £15.93 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.48% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.66 £13.00 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £142.10 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.33%
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
10916 11478 11073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.44% 45.44% 46.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7349 7572 6912
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 £600 £591 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 227 284
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -11.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.03 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £34.55 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 31 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 31 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 -3 20 £283 +7.61% 2
Hayes - 6 - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 201 (96.17%) IBM Notes
2 125 (59.81%) Windows
3 94 (44.98%) Microsoft
4 87 (41.63%) MS Office
5 72 (34.45%) Windows 7
6 65 (31.10%) Windows XP
7 62 (29.67%) Active Directory
7 62 (29.67%) Blackberry
8 54 (25.84%) Citrix
9 45 (21.53%) ITIL
10 44 (21.05%) MS Excel
11 41 (19.62%) Finance
12 38 (18.18%) Banking
13 36 (17.22%) Migration
14 33 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
14 33 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
15 24 (11.48%) SLA
16 23 (11.00%) Project Management
17 20 (9.57%) SharePoint
18 19 (9.09%) Lotus Domino
18 19 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
18 19 (9.09%) Mac OS
19 18 (8.61%) Telecoms
20 17 (8.13%) Investment Banking
20 17 (8.13%) TCP/IP
20 17 (8.13%) LAN
20 17 (8.13%) WAN
21 16 (7.66%) Windows Server 2008
22 15 (7.18%) French Language
22 15 (7.18%) CRM

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 201 (96.17%) IBM Notes
2 20 (9.57%) SharePoint
3 19 (9.09%) Lotus Domino
4 12 (5.74%) MS Exchange
5 8 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (2.87%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (2.87%) Lync
6 6 (2.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.91%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.91%) CMS
9 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.48%) Quickr
10 1 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.48%) Documentum
10 1 (0.48%) SAS
Applications
1 87 (41.63%) MS Office
2 44 (21.05%) MS Excel
3 33 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.87%) MS Project
4 6 (2.87%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.48%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.48%) InDesign
5 1 (0.48%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (5.26%) WebTrends
2 7 (3.35%) Eikon
3 3 (1.44%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.48%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
4 1 (0.48%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.48%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.26%) Office 365
2 6 (2.87%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.48%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.13%) LAN
1 17 (8.13%) WAN
1 17 (8.13%) TCP/IP
2 13 (6.22%) Firewall
3 11 (5.26%) Internet
4 10 (4.78%) VPN
4 10 (4.78%) DNS
5 8 (3.83%) DHCP
6 7 (3.35%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (2.39%) SAN
8 4 (1.91%) Intranet
8 4 (1.91%) SMTP
8 4 (1.91%) VoIP
9 3 (1.44%) IMAP
9 3 (1.44%) Wireless
10 2 (0.96%) NAS
10 2 (0.96%) LDAP
10 2 (0.96%) Broadband
10 2 (0.96%) SSL
10 2 (0.96%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.26%) QlikView
2 4 (1.91%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.44%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.96%) MS Access
4 2 (0.96%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.48%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.48%) Ingres
5 1 (0.48%) OLAP
5 1 (0.48%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.48%) SSDT
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.44%) Visual Studio
1 3 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.96%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.48%) Build Forge
3 1 (0.48%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.48%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.48%) TestDirector
General
1 41 (19.62%) Finance
2 38 (18.18%) Banking
3 18 (8.61%) Telecoms
4 17 (8.13%) Investment Banking
5 15 (7.18%) French Language
6 12 (5.74%) Legal
7 11 (5.26%) Marketing
7 11 (5.26%) Danish Language
7 11 (5.26%) Games
7 11 (5.26%) Retail
8 3 (1.44%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.96%) Front Office
9 2 (0.96%) Back Office
9 2 (0.96%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.48%) Advertising
10 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.48%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (32.54%) Analyst
2 45 (21.53%) Support Engineer
3 30 (14.35%) Service Analyst
3 30 (14.35%) Service Desk Analyst
4 26 (12.44%) 2nd Line Support
5 22 (10.53%) Desktop Support
6 19 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
7 18 (8.61%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 17 (8.13%) 1st Line Support
8 17 (8.13%) Support Analyst
9 15 (7.18%) Business Analyst
9 15 (7.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 13 (6.22%) Consultant
11 12 (5.74%) IT Support
12 10 (4.78%) Architect
12 10 (4.78%) 3rd Line Support
13 9 (4.31%) Administrator
14 8 (3.83%) Support Technician
14 8 (3.83%) IT Support Engineer
14 8 (3.83%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.39%) .NET
2 4 (1.91%) ASP.NET
2 4 (1.91%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (1.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (1.44%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.44%) HTML
3 3 (1.44%) Web Services
4 2 (0.96%) XML
4 2 (0.96%) ADO.NET
4 2 (0.96%) WCF
4 2 (0.96%) CSS
4 2 (0.96%) Ajax
5 1 (0.48%) SOAP
5 1 (0.48%) REST
5 1 (0.48%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.48%) DHTML
5 1 (0.48%) Flash
5 1 (0.48%) Middleware
5 1 (0.48%) XML-RPC
5 1 (0.48%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 62 (29.67%) Blackberry
2 33 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.26%) Social Media
3 11 (5.26%) New Media
3 11 (5.26%) Blog
3 11 (5.26%) Online Games
4 10 (4.78%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.39%) CMDB
6 4 (1.91%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.44%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.44%) Replication
7 3 (1.44%) Clustering
7 3 (1.44%) iPad
8 2 (0.96%) Kindle
8 2 (0.96%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.96%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.96%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.96%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 125 (59.81%) Windows
2 72 (34.45%) Windows 7
3 65 (31.10%) Windows XP
4 19 (9.09%) Mac OS
4 19 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (7.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (6.70%) Linux
7 11 (5.26%) UNIX
7 11 (5.26%) Windows 8
8 10 (4.78%) Mac OS X
9 7 (3.35%) Windows Vista
10 6 (2.87%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.44%) NetWare
12 2 (0.96%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.48%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.48%) Android
13 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (21.53%) ITIL
2 36 (17.22%) Migration
3 23 (11.00%) Project Management
4 15 (7.18%) CRM
5 14 (6.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (5.74%) Analytics
7 11 (5.26%) Marketing Strategy
7 11 (5.26%) Online Marketing
8 9 (4.31%) Service Delivery
9 8 (3.83%) Configuration Management
9 8 (3.83%) Time Management
10 6 (2.87%) Data Migration
11 5 (2.39%) Coaching
11 5 (2.39%) GAP Analysis
11 5 (2.39%) Business Analysis
12 4 (1.91%) Document Management
12 4 (1.91%) Incident Management
12 4 (1.91%) Asset Management
12 4 (1.91%) Change Management
12 4 (1.91%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.74%) C
2 8 (3.83%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.87%) Java
4 5 (2.39%) SQL
5 4 (1.91%) C#
5 4 (1.91%) Perl
6 2 (0.96%) Python
6 2 (0.96%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.96%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.48%) VBA
7 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.48%) VB
7 1 (0.48%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 10 (4.78%) MCP
2 9 (4.31%) A+ Certification
3 6 (2.87%) MCSE
3 6 (2.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (1.44%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.44%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.96%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 2 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.96%) CCNA
7 1 (0.48%) ISEB
7 1 (0.48%) CCA
7 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.48%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.48%) MCPD
7 1 (0.48%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (11.48%) SLA
2 11 (5.26%) QA
3 6 (2.87%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.48%) COREP
System Software
1 62 (29.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.44%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.44%) Sendmail
3 3 (1.44%) XenApp
3 3 (1.44%) DFS Replication
3 3 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.48%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (5.26%) BMC PATROL
2 5 (2.39%) DameWare
3 4 (1.91%) ARCserve
3 4 (1.91%) Tivoli
4 3 (1.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (1.44%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.44%) SCCM
5 2 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.48%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (0.48%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.48%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 94 (44.98%) Microsoft
2 54 (25.84%) Citrix
3 14 (6.70%) ServiceNow
4 13 (6.22%) Reuters
4 13 (6.22%) Bloomberg
5 11 (5.26%) Symantec
5 11 (5.26%) VMware
5 11 (5.26%) HP
5 11 (5.26%) IBM
6 10 (4.78%) SAP
6 10 (4.78%) Cisco
7 9 (4.31%) Dell
8 8 (3.83%) Fidessa
8 8 (3.83%) Google
9 7 (3.35%) Oracle
10 5 (2.39%) Avaya
11 4 (1.91%) CA
11 4 (1.91%) NetApp
11 4 (1.91%) Apple
12 3 (1.44%) Novell
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