The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 59 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs citing Lotus 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.34% 0.27% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.72% 0.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£135 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-68.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +28.84%
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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 North East region.

Vendors Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
276 158 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 46.23% 42.02% 45.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 64 102
Average daily rate £345 £363 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.82% +39.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £508 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 25 18
Average hourly rate £18.50 £14.25 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.82% -33.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.83 £10.05 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £32.50 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lotus across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lotus across the North East region.

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lotus across the North East region.

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Lotus
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Intranet
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (25.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) German Language
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Altiris
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Sophos
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Software Deployment
1 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Altiris
2 1 (25.00%) Sophos