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 23 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 61 60 40
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -20
Contract jobs citing Lotus 7 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.91% 0.41% 2.63%
As % of the Vendors category 1.84% 0.94% 5.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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£304 - £101
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £160 £235
% change year-on-year
+92.18% -31.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +7.40%
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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
380 319 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 49.54% 43.17% 48.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 178 83
Average daily rate £350 £389 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.96% +17.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £224 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 27 26
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £14.85 £19.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lotus across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Lotus Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 January 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 5 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 4 (40.00%) Lotus Domino
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) MS Office
3 3 (30.00%) Cognos
3 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (30.00%) ISEB
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) IBM
3 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (30.00%) IBM Blueworks
3 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) VPN
5 1 (10.00%) Internet
5 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
5 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 5 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 4 (40.00%) Lotus Domino
3 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Telecoms Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Domino Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Lotus Notes Support
4 1 (10.00%) Lotus Notes Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) ICT Technician
4 1 (10.00%) Domino Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) eTOM
3 1 (10.00%) Android Development
3 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Cognos
1 3 (30.00%) Citrix
1 3 (30.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) VMware