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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 70 40 46
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +6
Contract jobs citing Lotus 9 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.13% 0.28% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 2.75% 0.56% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£135 £88 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.97% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £250 £264
% change year-on-year
+7.00% -5.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £28.75 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £14.50
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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
327 180 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 41.18% 50.85% 47.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 71 94
Average daily rate £348 £325 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.07% +20.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £172 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £474 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 21 23
Average hourly rate £30.00 £13.50 £16.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -19.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £19.62 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lotus across the North East region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Lotus Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 11 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 7 (63.64%) Windows
4 6 (54.55%) HP
4 6 (54.55%) Citrix
4 6 (54.55%) Terminal Services
4 6 (54.55%) Middleware
4 6 (54.55%) Apache
4 6 (54.55%) SQL
4 6 (54.55%) ITIL
4 6 (54.55%) Oracle
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
4 6 (54.55%) IIS
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (45.45%) OpenView
5 5 (45.45%) DHCP
5 5 (45.45%) DNS
5 5 (45.45%) VMware
5 5 (45.45%) Clustering
5 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (45.45%) HP SIM
6 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
6 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
6 4 (36.36%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
6 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
7 3 (27.27%) Intranet
7 3 (27.27%) OpenView Configuration Management

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 11 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 6 (54.55%) Apache
2 6 (54.55%) IIS
3 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
3 3 (27.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) DHCP
1 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) Intranet
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) MSI
General
1 1 (9.09%) German Language
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Wintel Support
2 3 (27.27%) SharePoint Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Middleware
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) HTML5
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) CSS3
3 2 (18.18%) REST
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 1 (9.09%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Clustering
2 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
3 2 (18.18%) CMDB
4 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
2 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
2 4 (36.36%) Knowledge Management
2 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) CRM
4 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
4 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
4 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
5 1 (9.09%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) Terminal Services
3 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) OpenView
1 5 (45.45%) HP SIM
2 3 (27.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) HP
2 6 (54.55%) Citrix
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle
3 5 (45.45%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Altiris
4 1 (9.09%) Sophos