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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lotus
Rank 381 371 354
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -17
Contract jobs citing Lotus 59 63 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.27% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% 0.65% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 46 46
Median daily rate £275 £228 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.87% +21.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £120 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £392 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £338 £265
% change year-on-year
-22.96% +27.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 9
Median hourly rate £18.00 £66.01 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.73% +247.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £12.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -17.24%
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
9768 9693 11160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.59% 42.02% 45.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6445 6433 7216
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 206 244
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.80 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £12.00 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £41.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Lotus as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lotus within the London region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Canary Wharf - 6 £160 -
City of London +10 4 £388 +40.90%
Bromley -2 1 £450 +100.00%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £225 -
Wimbledon - 1 £351 -
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Lotus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Lotus.

1 111 (97.37%) IBM Notes
2 63 (55.26%) Windows
3 48 (42.11%) MS Office
4 45 (39.47%) MS Excel
5 40 (35.09%) Finance
6 39 (34.21%) Microsoft
6 39 (34.21%) Active Directory
7 32 (28.07%) Blackberry
8 31 (27.19%) Windows 7
9 28 (24.56%) Citrix
10 22 (19.30%) Internet
11 21 (18.42%) IBM Domino
11 21 (18.42%) Java
11 21 (18.42%) Data Centre
12 20 (17.54%) Apple
13 19 (16.67%) TCP/IP
14 18 (15.79%) Banking
15 17 (14.91%) Microsoft Certification
15 17 (14.91%) Oracle
15 17 (14.91%) ITIL
16 16 (14.04%) Project Management
16 16 (14.04%) Windows 8
16 16 (14.04%) Apple iOS
17 15 (13.16%) Virtual Servers
17 15 (13.16%) Change Management
17 15 (13.16%) MCP
17 15 (13.16%) MCSE
18 14 (12.28%) SharePoint
18 14 (12.28%) Windows XP
18 14 (12.28%) Wireless

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 111 (97.37%) IBM Notes
2 21 (18.42%) IBM Domino
3 14 (12.28%) SharePoint
4 8 (7.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (7.02%) MS Exchange
5 6 (5.26%) Skype for Business
6 5 (4.39%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (3.51%) WebLogic
8 3 (2.63%) CMS
8 3 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.75%) Apache
9 2 (1.75%) IIS
9 2 (1.75%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.75%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (1.75%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.88%) IBM Connections
10 1 (0.88%) Quickr
Applications
1 48 (42.11%) MS Office
2 45 (39.47%) MS Excel
3 8 (7.02%) MS Project
4 6 (5.26%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (5.26%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.14%) Office 365
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.88%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 22 (19.30%) Internet
2 19 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 14 (12.28%) Wireless
4 13 (11.40%) Ethernet
5 8 (7.02%) DNS
5 8 (7.02%) SMTP
6 7 (6.14%) LAN
7 5 (4.39%) WAN
8 4 (3.51%) DHCP
8 4 (3.51%) Firewall
8 4 (3.51%) SSL
9 3 (2.63%) VPN
10 2 (1.75%) HTTP
10 2 (1.75%) LDAP
10 2 (1.75%) Network Security
11 1 (0.88%) Intranet
11 1 (0.88%) IPv6
11 1 (0.88%) Skype
11 1 (0.88%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.75%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.75%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (1.75%) JBuilder
2 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 40 (35.09%) Finance
2 18 (15.79%) Banking
3 10 (8.77%) Retail
4 6 (5.26%) Retail Banking
5 5 (4.39%) Billing
5 5 (4.39%) Legal
6 2 (1.75%) Advertising
6 2 (1.75%) French Language
6 2 (1.75%) German Language
6 2 (1.75%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.75%) Law
6 2 (1.75%) Portuguese Language
6 2 (1.75%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.88%) Cantonese Language
7 1 (0.88%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (17.54%) Analyst
1 20 (17.54%) Desktop Support
2 19 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 18 (15.79%) Support Engineer
4 15 (13.16%) Developer
5 11 (9.65%) Project Manager
6 10 (8.77%) Desktop Engineer
6 10 (8.77%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 10 (8.77%) Service Analyst
6 10 (8.77%) Service Desk Analyst
7 9 (7.89%) Administrator
7 9 (7.89%) Consultant
8 8 (7.02%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 8 (7.02%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (7.02%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (7.02%) Deskside Support
8 8 (7.02%) Infrastructure Manager
8 8 (7.02%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 8 (7.02%) Lotus Notes Developer
8 8 (7.02%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.53%) jQuery
2 5 (4.39%) .NET
2 5 (4.39%) HTML
3 4 (3.51%) CSS
3 4 (3.51%) Web Services
3 4 (3.51%) XML
4 2 (1.75%) Ajax
4 2 (1.75%) JSON
4 2 (1.75%) SOAP
4 2 (1.75%) Struts
5 1 (0.88%) DHTML
5 1 (0.88%) Dojo
5 1 (0.88%) JavaBeans
5 1 (0.88%) React
5 1 (0.88%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.88%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 32 (28.07%) Blackberry
2 21 (18.42%) Data Centre
3 11 (9.65%) Client/Server
3 11 (9.65%) iPhone
3 11 (9.65%) Management Information System
4 10 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (7.02%) iPad
6 3 (2.63%) Clustering
6 3 (2.63%) Replication
7 2 (1.75%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.75%) Handset
7 2 (1.75%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.75%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.75%) PDA
7 2 (1.75%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.75%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.88%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 63 (55.26%) Windows
2 31 (27.19%) Windows 7
3 16 (14.04%) Apple iOS
3 16 (14.04%) Windows 8
4 14 (12.28%) Windows XP
5 13 (11.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (10.53%) Linux
7 10 (8.77%) Unix
8 9 (7.89%) Windows Server
9 8 (7.02%) Mac OS
10 7 (6.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (2.63%) Mac OS X
12 3 (2.63%) Windows 10
13 2 (1.75%) Solaris
13 2 (1.75%) VMS
13 2 (1.75%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.88%) AIX
14 1 (0.88%) Android
14 1 (0.88%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.91%) ITIL
2 16 (14.04%) Project Management
3 15 (13.16%) Change Management
4 13 (11.40%) Migration
4 13 (11.40%) Time Management
5 11 (9.65%) Validation
6 8 (7.02%) Identity Management
7 7 (6.14%) Information Security
7 7 (6.14%) Mobile Device Management
8 6 (5.26%) Service Management
9 5 (4.39%) Incident Management
10 4 (3.51%) Asset Management
10 4 (3.51%) Business Analysis
10 4 (3.51%) Data Management
10 4 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (3.51%) Financial Modelling
10 4 (3.51%) Front End Development
10 4 (3.51%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (3.51%) Workflow
11 3 (2.63%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 21 (18.42%) Java
2 11 (9.65%) JavaScript
3 6 (5.26%) C#
3 6 (5.26%) Python
3 6 (5.26%) Shell Script
3 6 (5.26%) VB
4 5 (4.39%) SQL
4 5 (4.39%) VBA
5 3 (2.63%) LotusScript
5 3 (2.63%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.63%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.63%) VB6
6 2 (1.75%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.75%) C
6 2 (1.75%) C++
6 2 (1.75%) Perl
7 1 (0.88%) Formula Language
7 1 (0.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (14.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (13.16%) MCP
2 15 (13.16%) MCSE
3 14 (12.28%) A+ Certification
3 14 (12.28%) Degree
4 13 (11.40%) ACDT
4 13 (11.40%) ACHDS
4 13 (11.40%) ACTC
4 13 (11.40%) MCDST
4 13 (11.40%) MCSA
4 13 (11.40%) MCSM
4 13 (11.40%) Network+ Certification
5 6 (5.26%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.63%) CEH
6 3 (2.63%) CISSP
7 2 (1.75%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.75%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.75%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.51%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 39 (34.21%) Active Directory
2 15 (13.16%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (4.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.51%) Sendmail
5 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (6.14%) SCCM
2 2 (1.75%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 39 (34.21%) Microsoft
2 28 (24.56%) Citrix
3 20 (17.54%) Apple
4 17 (14.91%) Oracle
5 9 (7.89%) IBM
6 7 (6.14%) Bloomberg
7 6 (5.26%) Reuters
8 5 (4.39%) VMware
9 4 (3.51%) HP
9 4 (3.51%) NetApp
10 2 (1.75%) Adobe
10 2 (1.75%) Cisco
10 2 (1.75%) Clearswift
10 2 (1.75%) Embarcadero
10 2 (1.75%) IronPort
10 2 (1.75%) MobileIron
10 2 (1.75%) Novell
10 2 (1.75%) Plumtree
10 2 (1.75%) Qualys
10 2 (1.75%) Remedy