The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 30 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lotus
Rank 65 72 75
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs citing Lotus 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.15% 0.37% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 0.83% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £220 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.98%
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £300 £185
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +62.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.43 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +6.37%
Lotus
Buckinghamshire

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

Vendors Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
312 361 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 46.15% 45.07% 41.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 172 213
Median daily rate £425 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £220 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 27
Median hourly rate £9.50 £10.04 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% -25.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £9.00 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £40.00 £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Lotus
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Lotus.

1 2 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) PDA
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) IPX
2 1 (50.00%) NetWare
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Novell
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 2 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) IPX
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) NetWare
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Novell