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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 62 52 58
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs citing Lotus 3 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.36% 1.65% 0.84%
As % of the Vendors category 0.79% 3.76% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate
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- £330 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £275 £235
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +17.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £16.25 £13.25
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +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 Milton Keynes region.

Vendors Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
381 319 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 46.13% 43.88% 51.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 140 183
Average daily rate £348 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 33 25
Average hourly rate £12.75 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £9.50 £12.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £17.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 18 September 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) iPad
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone
3 1 (20.00%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) iPhone
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Handset
3 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (20.00%) Cognos
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (20.00%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco IPT
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (20.00%) Handset
1 1 (20.00%) iPhone
1 1 (20.00%) iPad
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone
3 1 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Cognos