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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 325 291 284
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -7
Contract jobs citing Lotus 84 133 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.55% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 0.82% 1.20% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 85 50
Average daily rate
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£165 £263 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% -24.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £152 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £575 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £150 £260
% change year-on-year
+73.33% -42.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 18
Average hourly rate £13.50 £22.25 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.32% +12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £13.00 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £142.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.89% -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
10261 11129 9889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.51% 45.89% 46.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7014 7313 6197
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 230 300
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.20 £31.70 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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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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 -8 24 £275 +4.76% 4
Hayes - 3 - -
Surbiton - - - -
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 159 (93.53%) IBM Notes
2 109 (64.12%) Windows
3 88 (51.76%) MS Office
4 82 (48.24%) Microsoft
5 67 (39.41%) Blackberry
5 67 (39.41%) Windows 7
6 56 (32.94%) Windows XP
7 54 (31.76%) Active Directory
8 46 (27.06%) Citrix
9 43 (25.29%) Banking
10 38 (22.35%) Finance
11 37 (21.76%) MS Excel
12 34 (20.00%) ITIL
13 32 (18.82%) MS PowerPoint
14 27 (15.88%) Migration
15 26 (15.29%) Analytical Skills
16 25 (14.71%) SLA
17 19 (11.18%) Mac OS
18 17 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
19 16 (9.41%) French Language
20 15 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
20 15 (8.82%) TCP/IP
20 15 (8.82%) ServiceNow
21 14 (8.24%) LAN
21 14 (8.24%) WAN
21 14 (8.24%) Project Management
21 14 (8.24%) Symantec
21 14 (8.24%) Investment Banking
22 13 (7.65%) SharePoint
23 12 (7.06%) MS Exchange

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 159 (93.53%) IBM Notes
2 13 (7.65%) SharePoint
3 12 (7.06%) MS Exchange
3 12 (7.06%) Lotus Domino
4 8 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (4.12%) Lync
6 6 (3.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (2.94%) CMS
7 5 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (2.35%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.76%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.59%) Quickr
10 1 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.59%) SAS
Applications
1 88 (51.76%) MS Office
2 37 (21.76%) MS Excel
3 32 (18.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (4.71%) MS Visio
5 7 (4.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.94%) SAP GRC
1 5 (2.94%) WebTrends
2 4 (2.35%) Eikon
3 1 (0.59%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
3 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.12%) Office 365
2 1 (0.59%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.59%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.82%) TCP/IP
2 14 (8.24%) LAN
2 14 (8.24%) WAN
3 12 (7.06%) Firewall
4 11 (6.47%) Internet
5 7 (4.12%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (4.12%) DHCP
6 6 (3.53%) VPN
6 6 (3.53%) DNS
7 5 (2.94%) SAN
8 4 (2.35%) VoIP
9 3 (1.76%) Wireless
9 3 (1.76%) LDAP
10 2 (1.18%) SSL
10 2 (1.18%) Broadband
10 2 (1.18%) SMTP
10 2 (1.18%) 3G
10 2 (1.18%) NAS
11 1 (0.59%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.59%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.94%) QlikView
2 3 (1.76%) SAP BW
3 2 (1.18%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.18%) MS Access
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.59%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (1.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.59%) Build Forge
2 1 (0.59%) ClearCase
General
1 43 (25.29%) Banking
2 38 (22.35%) Finance
3 16 (9.41%) French Language
4 14 (8.24%) Investment Banking
5 11 (6.47%) Telecoms
6 10 (5.88%) Legal
7 6 (3.53%) Retail
8 5 (2.94%) Games
8 5 (2.94%) Danish Language
8 5 (2.94%) Marketing
9 4 (2.35%) Back Office
10 3 (1.76%) Financial Institution
11 2 (1.18%) Private Banking
11 2 (1.18%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.59%) Front Office
12 1 (0.59%) Advertising
12 1 (0.59%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.59%) Cantonese Language
12 1 (0.59%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (30.00%) Analyst
2 43 (25.29%) Support Engineer
3 29 (17.06%) Desktop Support
4 22 (12.94%) 2nd Line Support
5 20 (11.76%) Support Analyst
6 19 (11.18%) Desktop Engineer
7 18 (10.59%) Service Desk Analyst
7 18 (10.59%) Service Analyst
8 17 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 17 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 13 (7.65%) Desktop Analyst
9 13 (7.65%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 13 (7.65%) Consultant
10 12 (7.06%) IT Support
11 11 (6.47%) 1st Line Support
12 10 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
13 9 (5.29%) Administrator
14 8 (4.71%) IT Support Engineer
15 6 (3.53%) Support Technician
15 6 (3.53%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.76%) Web Services
1 3 (1.76%) HTML
1 3 (1.76%) .NET
2 2 (1.18%) ADO.NET
2 2 (1.18%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.18%) CSS
2 2 (1.18%) XML
2 2 (1.18%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.18%) Ajax
2 2 (1.18%) WCF
2 2 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (1.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (0.59%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.59%) REST
3 1 (0.59%) XML-RPC
3 1 (0.59%) Spring
3 1 (0.59%) Middleware
3 1 (0.59%) SOAP
3 1 (0.59%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 67 (39.41%) Blackberry
2 26 (15.29%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.47%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.53%) CMDB
5 5 (2.94%) New Media
5 5 (2.94%) Social Media
5 5 (2.94%) Blog
5 5 (2.94%) Online Games
6 4 (2.35%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.35%) iPad
7 3 (1.76%) Clustering
7 3 (1.76%) Replication
7 3 (1.76%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.18%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.18%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.18%) iPhone
8 2 (1.18%) FMCG
8 2 (1.18%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.59%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.59%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 109 (64.12%) Windows
2 67 (39.41%) Windows 7
3 56 (32.94%) Windows XP
4 19 (11.18%) Mac OS
5 17 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (5.88%) Mac OS X
7 10 (5.88%) Windows 8
8 6 (3.53%) Linux
8 6 (3.53%) Apple iOS
9 5 (2.94%) UNIX
10 3 (1.76%) Windows Vista
10 3 (1.76%) NetWare
11 2 (1.18%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (20.00%) ITIL
2 27 (15.88%) Migration
3 14 (8.24%) Project Management
4 10 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 9 (5.29%) Service Delivery
6 7 (4.12%) CRM
7 6 (3.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (3.53%) Analytics
8 5 (2.94%) Marketing Strategy
8 5 (2.94%) Online Marketing
8 5 (2.94%) SAP Security
8 5 (2.94%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (2.94%) Risk Management
8 5 (2.94%) Change Management
9 4 (2.35%) Incident Management
9 4 (2.35%) Time Management
10 3 (1.76%) Coaching
10 3 (1.76%) Service Management
10 3 (1.76%) Data Migration
10 3 (1.76%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.06%) C
2 9 (5.29%) Java
3 8 (4.71%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.76%) SQL
5 2 (1.18%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.18%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.18%) C#
5 2 (1.18%) Python
6 1 (0.59%) Google Apps Script
6 1 (0.59%) Perl
6 1 (0.59%) VBA
6 1 (0.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (5.88%) MCP
2 9 (5.29%) A+ Certification
3 3 (1.76%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.76%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.76%) MCSE
4 2 (1.18%) CCNA
4 2 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.18%) Degree
5 1 (0.59%) IBM Certification
5 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (14.71%) SLA
2 7 (4.12%) ISO 9001
3 5 (2.94%) QA
4 3 (1.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.59%) COREP
System Software
1 54 (31.76%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.76%) DFS Replication
3 3 (1.76%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.76%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.59%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (2.94%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (2.35%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (1.76%) ARCserve
4 2 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.18%) SCCM
4 2 (1.18%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.59%) DameWare
5 1 (0.59%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (0.59%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 82 (48.24%) Microsoft
2 46 (27.06%) Citrix
3 15 (8.82%) ServiceNow
4 14 (8.24%) Symantec
5 11 (6.47%) IBM
6 10 (5.88%) Cisco
7 9 (5.29%) Reuters
7 9 (5.29%) Bloomberg
8 8 (4.71%) Avaya
8 8 (4.71%) VMware
9 7 (4.12%) SAP
10 5 (2.94%) Apple
10 5 (2.94%) Dell
11 4 (2.35%) Fidessa
11 4 (2.35%) HP
11 4 (2.35%) CA
12 3 (1.76%) Google
12 3 (1.76%) NetApp
12 3 (1.76%) Novell
13 2 (1.18%) Oracle
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