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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lotus
Rank 96 95 83
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs citing Lotus 4 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.24% 0.41% 0.81%
As % of the Vendors category 0.52% 1.07% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Median daily rate £105 £130 £124
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% +5.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £101 £115 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £278 £139
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £190 £250
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £11.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+104.34% -19.29%
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
765 745 660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 46.50% 38.26% 44.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 366 382
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 46
Median hourly rate £14.75 £12.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.95 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £17.50 £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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
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 4 December 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 7 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) VPN
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (42.86%) MS Office
4 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
5 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (28.57%) VLAN
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 2 (28.57%) Banking
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) VBScript
5 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
5 2 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) DNS
5 2 (28.57%) Sun
5 2 (28.57%) SharePoint

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 7 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
3 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (14.29%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) VPN
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) SMTP
2 2 (28.57%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) DMZ
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Service Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Domino Developer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Ajax
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) JSON
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
3 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) VBScript
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Sun
4 1 (14.29%) Infor
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) VMware