The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lotus
Rank 105 97 85
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Contract jobs citing Lotus 5 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.28% 0.11% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 0.64% 0.26% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £105 - £143
UK excluding London median daily rate £240 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £13.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -17.24%
Lotus
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
776 771 621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 42.83% 41.14% 45.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 404 367
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 37 38
Median hourly rate £20.73 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.55% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £11.43 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £22.71 £24.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Lotus as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lotus across the Manchester region.

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Lotus
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lotus across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Lotus Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lotus across the Manchester region.

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Lotus.

1 11 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) VPN
5 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
5 4 (36.36%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
6 3 (27.27%) DHCP
6 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
6 3 (27.27%) IBM Domino
6 3 (27.27%) SQL
6 3 (27.27%) MS Office
6 3 (27.27%) DNS
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (27.27%) Migration
6 3 (27.27%) Firewall
6 3 (27.27%) Finance
6 3 (27.27%) VLAN
7 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (18.18%) Banking
7 2 (18.18%) SLA
7 2 (18.18%) Sun
7 2 (18.18%) LAN
7 2 (18.18%) WLAN
7 2 (18.18%) WAN
7 2 (18.18%) SMTP
7 2 (18.18%) HP

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 11 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
3 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
3 4 (36.36%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (27.27%) IBM Domino
5 2 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) VPN
2 3 (27.27%) DHCP
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) VLAN
3 2 (18.18%) Internet
3 2 (18.18%) LAN
3 2 (18.18%) SMTP
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
3 2 (18.18%) WLAN
4 1 (9.09%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Law
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Administrator
1 2 (18.18%) Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
1 2 (18.18%) Service Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (18.18%) Technical Manager
2 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Designer
2 1 (9.09%) Domino Developer
2 1 (9.09%) IT Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) IT Systems Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Migration Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Migration Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Network Designer
2 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Ajax
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) JSON
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Health Informatics
2 1 (9.09%) Informatics
2 1 (9.09%) Smartphone
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
2 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
3 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 2000
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) Project Governance
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
2 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) VBScript
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) Infor
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Sun
3 1 (9.09%) Sage
3 1 (9.09%) VMware