The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Milton Keynes region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 69 41 48
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +7
Contract jobs citing Lotus 1 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.11% 2.42% 1.96%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 5.02% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 4
Average daily rate £200 £180 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +38.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £275 £290
% change year-on-year
-27.27% -5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 7
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.75 £14.69
% change year-on-year
-5.08% +0.42%
Vendors Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
379 259 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 42.78% 48.14% 54.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 139 172
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £168 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 33
Average hourly rate £9.00 £12.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.55 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.35 £16.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Lotus
Buckinghamshire

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 15 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 4 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) iPhone
3 1 (25.00%) iPad
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Phone
3 1 (25.00%) Handset
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Windows

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 4 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) iPhone
1 1 (25.00%) iPad
1 1 (25.00%) Handset
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Phone
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory