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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 317 275 290
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +15
Contract jobs citing Lotus 94 153 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.39% 0.61% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 0.86% 1.32% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 93 80
Average daily rate
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£210 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.38% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £176 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £265 £275
% change year-on-year
-19.81% -3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 21
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £13.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £24.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +26.92%
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
10913 11629 12021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.81% 46.33% 45.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6846 7475 7279
Average daily rate £425 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £576 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 263 350
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.55 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.81% +0.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £48.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +2 31 £300 -17.24% 4
Wimbledon - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 208 (97.20%) IBM Notes
2 120 (56.07%) Windows
3 104 (48.60%) Microsoft
4 89 (41.59%) MS Office
5 78 (36.45%) Windows 7
6 73 (34.11%) Windows XP
7 68 (31.78%) Active Directory
8 58 (27.10%) ITIL
9 54 (25.23%) MS Excel
10 52 (24.30%) Blackberry
10 52 (24.30%) Banking
11 48 (22.43%) Finance
12 46 (21.50%) Citrix
13 42 (19.63%) MS PowerPoint
14 37 (17.29%) SharePoint
15 28 (13.08%) Migration
16 24 (11.21%) Project Management
17 21 (9.81%) TCP/IP
17 21 (9.81%) ServiceNow
18 19 (8.88%) LAN
18 19 (8.88%) Bloomberg
19 18 (8.41%) Configuration Management
19 18 (8.41%) Investment Banking
20 16 (7.48%) CMDB
20 16 (7.48%) Reuters
21 15 (7.01%) Lotus Domino
21 15 (7.01%) CMS
21 15 (7.01%) French Language
21 15 (7.01%) Marketing
22 14 (6.54%) Retail

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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
1 208 (97.20%) IBM Notes
2 37 (17.29%) SharePoint
3 15 (7.01%) Lotus Domino
3 15 (7.01%) CMS
4 10 (4.67%) MS Exchange
5 6 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.80%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.87%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.47%) FileNet
8 1 (0.47%) Documentum
8 1 (0.47%) SAS
Applications
1 89 (41.59%) MS Office
2 54 (25.23%) MS Excel
3 42 (19.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.40%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.93%) MS Project
6 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.47%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.47%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.47%) RoboHelp
6 1 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.47%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 11 (5.14%) WebTrends
2 9 (4.21%) Eikon
3 1 (0.47%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.47%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.61%) Office 365
2 5 (2.34%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.47%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.81%) TCP/IP
2 19 (8.88%) LAN
3 13 (6.07%) WAN
4 9 (4.21%) Intranet
4 9 (4.21%) DNS
5 8 (3.74%) VPN
6 7 (3.27%) DHCP
6 7 (3.27%) Firewall
6 7 (3.27%) Wireless
7 6 (2.80%) VoIP
8 5 (2.34%) Softphone
9 4 (1.87%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (1.87%) Internet
10 3 (1.40%) SMTP
10 3 (1.40%) IMAP
11 2 (0.93%) SAN
11 2 (0.93%) NAS
12 1 (0.47%) Cisco PIX
12 1 (0.47%) IP Telephony
12 1 (0.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.14%) QlikView
2 8 (3.74%) MS Access
3 5 (2.34%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.40%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.47%) SSDT
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.47%) OLAP
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.47%) Ingres
6 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.47%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Visual Studio
1 2 (0.93%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.47%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (0.47%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.47%) MSI
General
1 52 (24.30%) Banking
2 48 (22.43%) Finance
3 18 (8.41%) Investment Banking
4 15 (7.01%) Marketing
4 15 (7.01%) French Language
5 14 (6.54%) Retail
6 13 (6.07%) Legal
6 13 (6.07%) Telecoms
7 11 (5.14%) Games
7 11 (5.14%) Danish Language
8 4 (1.87%) Back Office
9 3 (1.40%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.93%) Advertising
10 2 (0.93%) Front Office
11 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.47%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.47%) International Banking
11 1 (0.47%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.47%) German Language
Job Titles
1 98 (45.79%) Analyst
2 36 (16.82%) Support Engineer
3 34 (15.89%) Service Analyst
3 34 (15.89%) Service Desk Analyst
4 31 (14.49%) Support Analyst
5 26 (12.15%) 1st Line Support
6 25 (11.68%) Desktop Support
7 24 (11.21%) 2nd Line Support
8 16 (7.48%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 16 (7.48%) Configuration Analyst
8 16 (7.48%) Desktop Analyst
9 13 (6.07%) Desktop Engineer
9 13 (6.07%) Business Analyst
10 10 (4.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 10 (4.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 9 (4.21%) Help Desk Analyst
12 8 (3.74%) Architect
12 8 (3.74%) Developer
12 8 (3.74%) 1st Line Support Analyst
12 8 (3.74%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.14%) HTML
2 9 (4.21%) .NET
3 8 (3.74%) ASP.NET
3 8 (3.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (2.34%) XMPP
5 4 (1.87%) CSS
6 3 (1.40%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.40%) WCF
6 3 (1.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (0.93%) HTML5
7 2 (0.93%) Web Services
7 2 (0.93%) XML
7 2 (0.93%) ADO.NET
7 2 (0.93%) Ajax
8 1 (0.47%) DHTML
8 1 (0.47%) Flash
8 1 (0.47%) Spring
8 1 (0.47%) WPF
8 1 (0.47%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 52 (24.30%) Blackberry
2 16 (7.48%) CMDB
3 11 (5.14%) Blog
3 11 (5.14%) Online Games
3 11 (5.14%) Social Media
3 11 (5.14%) New Media
4 7 (3.27%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.34%) NHS
6 4 (1.87%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.93%) Handset
7 2 (0.93%) Clustering
7 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.93%) Kindle
8 1 (0.47%) FMCG
8 1 (0.47%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.47%) iPad
8 1 (0.47%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.47%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.47%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 120 (56.07%) Windows
2 78 (36.45%) Windows 7
3 73 (34.11%) Windows XP
4 13 (6.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (5.14%) Windows 8
5 11 (5.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (4.67%) Mac OS X
6 10 (4.67%) Linux
7 9 (4.21%) Mac OS
8 8 (3.74%) Windows Vista
9 6 (2.80%) UNIX
10 5 (2.34%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.93%) Mac OS X Server
11 2 (0.93%) Android
12 1 (0.47%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (27.10%) ITIL
2 28 (13.08%) Migration
3 24 (11.21%) Project Management
4 18 (8.41%) Configuration Management
5 14 (6.54%) CRM
6 13 (6.07%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (5.61%) Time Management
7 12 (5.61%) Analytics
8 11 (5.14%) Marketing Strategy
8 11 (5.14%) Online Marketing
9 8 (3.74%) MVC
10 7 (3.27%) Service Management
11 6 (2.80%) Workflow
11 6 (2.80%) Service Delivery
12 5 (2.34%) Document Management
12 5 (2.34%) Business Analysis
12 5 (2.34%) Problem Management
13 4 (1.87%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (1.87%) Data Analysis
13 4 (1.87%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.14%) SQL
2 9 (4.21%) C#
3 6 (2.80%) VBA
4 5 (2.34%) C
5 4 (1.87%) Perl
6 3 (1.40%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.93%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.93%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.47%) Java
8 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.47%) VBScript
8 1 (0.47%) Google Apps Script
8 1 (0.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (2.80%) MCSE
1 6 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (2.34%) A+ Certification
2 5 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (1.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (1.87%) MCP
4 2 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.93%) CCNA
4 2 (0.93%) MCPD
4 2 (0.93%) Degree
4 2 (0.93%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.47%) ISEB
5 1 (0.47%) CCA
5 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.54%) ISO 9001
1 14 (6.54%) SLA
2 13 (6.07%) QA
3 1 (0.47%) COREP
System Software
1 68 (31.78%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.40%) Sendmail
3 3 (1.40%) XenApp
4 2 (0.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (0.93%) DFS Replication
4 2 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.93%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (5.14%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (1.87%) DameWare
2 4 (1.87%) NetBackup
2 4 (1.87%) SCCM
2 4 (1.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.93%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (0.93%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.47%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 104 (48.60%) Microsoft
2 46 (21.50%) Citrix
3 21 (9.81%) ServiceNow
4 19 (8.88%) Bloomberg
5 16 (7.48%) Reuters
6 14 (6.54%) HP
7 13 (6.07%) VMware
8 12 (5.61%) Fidessa
9 11 (5.14%) Cisco
10 8 (3.74%) Dell
11 7 (3.27%) IBM
11 7 (3.27%) Oracle
11 7 (3.27%) SAP
12 6 (2.80%) Google
13 5 (2.34%) Apple
14 3 (1.40%) Symantec
15 2 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
15 2 (0.93%) LANDesk
15 2 (0.93%) Acronis
15 2 (0.93%) Adobe
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