The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank - 33 28
Contract jobs citing Lotus 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex - 0.35% 0.75%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.61% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £275 £235
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +17.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.25 £13.25
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +22.64%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Vendors Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
115 163 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 45.82% 57.80% 48.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 83 59
Average daily rate £474 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.40% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Average hourly rate £12.25 £30.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.16% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lotus across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Lotus
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 2 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) PMI
2 1 (50.00%) PMP
2 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Intranet
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 2 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (50.00%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PMP
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft