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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank - 69 85
Contract jobs citing Lotus 0 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.66% 0.70%
As % of the Vendors category - 1.43% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Average daily rate
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- £141 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -56.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-22.72% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +26.92%
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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
575 559 644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.33% 46.01% 45.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 255 253
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 51 63
Average hourly rate £17.75 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lotus across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (57.14%) IBM Notes
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 2 (28.57%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Process Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) LotusScript
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
4 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (57.14%) IBM Notes
2 2 (28.57%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Domino Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Lotus Notes Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Rollout Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Process Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) LotusScript
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco