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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 68 66 43
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -23
Contract jobs citing Lotus 4 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.45% 0.11% 1.85%
As % of the Vendors category 0.97% 0.27% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate
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£220 £200 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +81.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £198 £270
% change year-on-year
+51.89% -26.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.21 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.78% -6.66%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Vendors Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
413 371 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 46.25% 41.83% 45.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 188 123
Average daily rate £325 £380 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% +21.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 24
Average hourly rate £17.32 £9.00 £10.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.44% -14.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.55 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £15.35 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lotus across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 6 (54.55%) Lotus Domino
2 5 (45.45%) IBM Notes
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) MS Office
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
5 2 (18.18%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) IBM Blueworks
5 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) Mobile Development
5 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
5 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (18.18%) IP Telephony
5 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Cognos
5 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
5 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
5 2 (18.18%) LAN
5 2 (18.18%) PBX
5 2 (18.18%) WAN
5 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 6 (54.55%) Lotus Domino
2 5 (45.45%) IBM Notes
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) PBX
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) IP Telephony
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Network Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Domino Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Lotus Notes Support
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Domino Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) ICT Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Lotus Notes Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Web Applications Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 1 (9.09%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile Development
3 1 (9.09%) Android Development
3 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
3 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CCNP
1 2 (18.18%) CCNA
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Cognos
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco
1 2 (18.18%) IBM
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) VMware