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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 64 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Lotus 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.77% - 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 1.66% - 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £150 £269
% change year-on-year
+73.33% -44.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +7.40%
Lotus
England

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
361 210 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 46.10% 55.85% 52.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 99 88
Average daily rate £360 £307 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.26% -5.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £193 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £491 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 30
Average hourly rate £30.00 £10.50 £15.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -33.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £10.35 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £28.19 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lotus within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 6 - -
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 12 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 7 (58.33%) HP
4 7 (58.33%) Citrix
4 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
4 7 (58.33%) ITIL
4 7 (58.33%) Apache
4 7 (58.33%) SQL
4 7 (58.33%) Oracle
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (58.33%) IIS
4 7 (58.33%) Terminal Services
4 7 (58.33%) Middleware
5 6 (50.00%) OpenView
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
6 5 (41.67%) DHCP
6 5 (41.67%) DNS
6 5 (41.67%) VMware
6 5 (41.67%) Clustering
6 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
6 5 (41.67%) Knowledge Management
6 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (41.67%) HP SIM
7 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
7 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
8 3 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 12 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 7 (58.33%) Apache
2 7 (58.33%) IIS
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (8.33%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (8.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DHCP
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) Intranet
3 2 (16.67%) LDAP
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) MSI
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Wintel Support
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Wintel Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Middleware
2 2 (16.67%) HTML5
2 2 (16.67%) REST
2 2 (16.67%) CSS3
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
1 5 (41.67%) Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) CMDB
3 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
2 5 (41.67%) Knowledge Management
3 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (16.67%) CRM
5 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Software Deployment
6 1 (8.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (58.33%) Terminal Services
3 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) OpenView
2 5 (41.67%) HP SIM
3 3 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 7 (58.33%) HP
2 7 (58.33%) Citrix
3 5 (41.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Altiris
4 1 (8.33%) Sophos
4 1 (8.33%) Wyse
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) Adobe