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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lotus
Rank 61 63 66
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing Lotus 1 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.14% 0.76% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 1.55% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate - £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £316 £180
% change year-on-year
-52.56% +75.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £12.21 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+47.42% -15.79%
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
298 387 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 42.15% 49.11% 43.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 184 171
Average daily rate £375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £180 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 20
Average hourly rate £16.14 £15.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.60% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £9.80 £9.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £30.00 £14.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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%) IBM Domino
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) IPX
3 1 (20.00%) NetWare
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Novell
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (20.00%) PDA
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 Domino
2 2 (40.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) IPX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (40.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (20.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) NetWare
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Novell