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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 72 69 74
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing Lotus 15 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.08% 1.36% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 2.54% 2.79% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 0
Average daily rate
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£318 £135 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+135.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £173 £225
% change year-on-year
+83.33% -23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-17.24% +7.40%
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
590 538 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 42.48% 48.60% 47.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 276 236
Average daily rate £350 £325 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £135 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 23 39
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.15 £20.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.45% -15.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £10.65 £10.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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
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 January 2015.

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lotus within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Stockport - - - -
Lotus
North West

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 23 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 21 (91.30%) Windows
3 18 (78.26%) Citrix
4 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
5 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
6 11 (47.83%) Windows 7
7 10 (43.48%) Windows XP
8 9 (39.13%) VPN
9 8 (34.78%) Information Security
10 7 (30.43%) Firewall
10 7 (30.43%) SSL
10 7 (30.43%) Cisco
10 7 (30.43%) CheckPoint
10 7 (30.43%) Clearswift
10 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
10 7 (30.43%) Apache
10 7 (30.43%) ITIL
10 7 (30.43%) IIS
10 7 (30.43%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (26.09%) MS Office
12 5 (21.74%) Migration
12 5 (21.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
13 4 (17.39%) Blackberry
13 4 (17.39%) Network Security
13 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
14 3 (13.04%) ISACA
14 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
14 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 3 (13.04%) XenDesktop

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 23 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
2 7 (30.43%) Apache
2 7 (30.43%) IIS
3 5 (21.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Office
2 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) VPN
2 7 (30.43%) Firewall
2 7 (30.43%) SSL
2 7 (30.43%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (17.39%) Network Security
4 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.35%) LAN
4 1 (4.35%) VoIP
4 1 (4.35%) WAN
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Security Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Project Manager
2 6 (26.09%) Network Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (13.04%) Service Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
5 2 (8.70%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Remote Desktop Support
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.70%) Life Science
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Windows 7
3 10 (43.48%) Windows XP
4 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
5 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
6 2 (8.70%) NetWare
6 2 (8.70%) Windows 2000
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Information Security
2 7 (30.43%) ITIL
3 5 (21.74%) Migration
4 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (13.04%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) PRINCE
5 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.70%) ITSM
5 2 (8.70%) Email Migration
6 1 (4.35%) Data Management
6 1 (4.35%) IT Governance
6 1 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) VBScript
1 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) ISACA
1 3 (13.04%) CISMP
1 3 (13.04%) CISSP
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) ServiceCenter
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Citrix
2 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
3 7 (30.43%) Cisco
3 7 (30.43%) CheckPoint
3 7 (30.43%) Clearswift
4 2 (8.70%) Novell
4 2 (8.70%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) VMware
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle
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