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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 338 285 260
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -25
Contract jobs citing Lotus 57 105 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.48% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% 1.06% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 66 70
Average daily rate
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£160 £200 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -36.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £160 £230
% change year-on-year
+87.50% -30.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 12
Average hourly rate £13.50 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% +5.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-17.24% +7.40%
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
9537 9889 8903
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.44% 45.28% 45.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6350 6402 5638
Average daily rate £425 £423 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 224 285
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.88% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.15 £33.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.22 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.36% -13.15%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +1 16 £188 -2.59% 2
Docklands, London - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Wembley - - - - 1
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 143 (92.86%) IBM Notes
2 105 (68.18%) Windows
3 88 (57.14%) MS Office
4 75 (48.70%) Microsoft
5 68 (44.16%) Blackberry
6 66 (42.86%) Windows 7
7 58 (37.66%) Windows XP
8 54 (35.06%) Citrix
9 48 (31.17%) Banking
10 46 (29.87%) Active Directory
11 37 (24.03%) Finance
12 31 (20.13%) ITIL
13 30 (19.48%) MS Excel
14 26 (16.88%) Migration
15 25 (16.23%) MS PowerPoint
16 24 (15.58%) SLA
17 22 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
18 18 (11.69%) Symantec
19 16 (10.39%) Windows Server 2008
20 14 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
20 14 (9.09%) TCP/IP
20 14 (9.09%) SharePoint
20 14 (9.09%) ServiceNow
21 13 (8.44%) Lotus Domino
21 13 (8.44%) Mac OS
21 13 (8.44%) French Language
22 12 (7.79%) Reuters
22 12 (7.79%) Bloomberg
22 12 (7.79%) LAN
22 12 (7.79%) WAN

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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
1 143 (92.86%) IBM Notes
2 14 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 13 (8.44%) Lotus Domino
4 10 (6.49%) MS Exchange
5 8 (5.19%) Lync
6 6 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (3.90%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (3.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (3.25%) CMS
8 2 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.65%) Quickr
Applications
1 88 (57.14%) MS Office
2 30 (19.48%) MS Excel
3 25 (16.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.90%) MS Project
5 5 (3.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.90%) Eikon
2 5 (3.25%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.65%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
3 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.95%) Google Apps
1 3 (1.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 12 (7.79%) LAN
2 12 (7.79%) WAN
3 9 (5.84%) Firewall
4 8 (5.19%) Internet
4 8 (5.19%) VPN
5 7 (4.55%) DNS
5 7 (4.55%) DHCP
6 5 (3.25%) SAN
6 5 (3.25%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (2.60%) Wireless
7 4 (2.60%) VoIP
8 3 (1.95%) LDAP
9 2 (1.30%) NAS
9 2 (1.30%) 3G
9 2 (1.30%) Broadband
9 2 (1.30%) SMTP
9 2 (1.30%) SSL
10 1 (0.65%) FTP
10 1 (0.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.95%) SAP BW
2 2 (1.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.30%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (1.95%) Visual Studio
1 3 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.65%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.65%) Build Forge
General
1 48 (31.17%) Banking
2 37 (24.03%) Finance
3 13 (8.44%) French Language
4 10 (6.49%) Investment Banking
5 8 (5.19%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.90%) Legal
7 5 (3.25%) Retail
8 4 (2.60%) Back Office
9 3 (1.95%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.95%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.65%) Front Office
10 1 (0.65%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.65%) Cantonese Language
10 1 (0.65%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 41 (26.62%) Support Engineer
2 38 (24.68%) Analyst
3 34 (22.08%) Desktop Support
4 26 (16.88%) Desktop Engineer
5 24 (15.58%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 18 (11.69%) 2nd Line Support
7 16 (10.39%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 14 (9.09%) Support Analyst
9 13 (8.44%) Service Analyst
9 13 (8.44%) Service Desk Analyst
10 12 (7.79%) Consultant
11 11 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 11 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
12 10 (6.49%) IT Support
13 9 (5.84%) Administrator
14 7 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
15 6 (3.90%) IT Support Engineer
15 6 (3.90%) 1st Line Support
15 6 (3.90%) Project Manager
16 5 (3.25%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.95%) .NET
1 3 (1.95%) Web Services
2 2 (1.30%) Ajax
2 2 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (1.30%) WCF
2 2 (1.30%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.30%) ADO.NET
2 2 (1.30%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.30%) CSS
2 2 (1.30%) HTML
2 2 (1.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (0.65%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.65%) REST
3 1 (0.65%) SOAP
3 1 (0.65%) XML
3 1 (0.65%) Middleware
3 1 (0.65%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 68 (44.16%) Blackberry
2 22 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.84%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.90%) CMDB
5 5 (3.25%) iPad
6 4 (2.60%) Replication
6 4 (2.60%) iPhone
6 4 (2.60%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.95%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.95%) Clustering
8 2 (1.30%) FMCG
8 2 (1.30%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.30%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.30%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.65%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.65%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.65%) PKI
9 1 (0.65%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 105 (68.18%) Windows
2 66 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 58 (37.66%) Windows XP
4 16 (10.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (8.44%) Mac OS
7 11 (7.14%) Windows 8
8 7 (4.55%) Mac OS X
9 5 (3.25%) Apple iOS
9 5 (3.25%) UNIX
10 4 (2.60%) Windows Vista
10 4 (2.60%) Linux
11 3 (1.95%) NetWare
11 3 (1.95%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.65%) Android
12 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (20.13%) ITIL
2 26 (16.88%) Migration
3 11 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 9 (5.84%) Project Management
5 8 (5.19%) Service Delivery
6 6 (3.90%) Change Management
7 5 (3.25%) Incident Management
7 5 (3.25%) SAP Security
7 5 (3.25%) Risk Management
7 5 (3.25%) Service Management
8 4 (2.60%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (2.60%) Coaching
9 3 (1.95%) Data Migration
9 3 (1.95%) Data Management
9 3 (1.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (1.30%) MVC
10 2 (1.30%) Workflow
10 2 (1.30%) Time Management
10 2 (1.30%) Release Management
10 2 (1.30%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.14%) Java
2 7 (4.55%) C
3 6 (3.90%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.30%) VB.NET
4 2 (1.30%) C#
4 2 (1.30%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.65%) Python
5 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (4.55%) A+ Certification
2 6 (3.90%) MCP
3 4 (2.60%) MCSE
3 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.95%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.95%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.30%) Degree
5 2 (1.30%) CCNA
6 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.65%) CCNP
6 1 (0.65%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (15.58%) SLA
2 6 (3.90%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 46 (29.87%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.95%) DFS Replication
3 3 (1.95%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (2.60%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (1.95%) ARCserve
3 2 (1.30%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.65%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.65%) SCCM
4 1 (0.65%) DameWare
Vendors
1 75 (48.70%) Microsoft
2 54 (35.06%) Citrix
3 18 (11.69%) Symantec
4 14 (9.09%) ServiceNow
5 12 (7.79%) Reuters
5 12 (7.79%) Bloomberg
6 11 (7.14%) IBM
7 9 (5.84%) Avaya
8 8 (5.19%) Apple
9 7 (4.55%) Cisco
9 7 (4.55%) SAP
9 7 (4.55%) VMware
10 4 (2.60%) Google
10 4 (2.60%) CA
10 4 (2.60%) Fidessa
10 4 (2.60%) HP
11 3 (1.95%) Dell
11 3 (1.95%) NetApp
11 3 (1.95%) Novell
12 2 (1.30%) Computacenter
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