The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 23 July 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lotus
Rank 153 126 132
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +6
Contract jobs citing Lotus 11 27 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.30% 0.72% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.65% 1.63% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 3
Median daily rate £325 £465 £100
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.10% +365.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £180
% change year-on-year
- +80.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £13.87 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+98.26% -10.51%
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 West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1697 1652 1310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.79% 43.76% 43.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 969 859 666
Median daily rate £400 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 98 92
Median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +26.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £42.50 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Lotus as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Lotus
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lotus across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Lotus Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Lotus
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lotus within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -24 6 £500 +5.26%
Lancashire -7 3 - -
Cheshire -1 1 £120 -74.19%
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Lotus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Lotus.

1 19 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 11 (57.89%) Windows
3 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
4 8 (42.11%) IBM Domino
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
6 6 (31.58%) HTML
6 6 (31.58%) Java
6 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
7 5 (26.32%) MS Office
7 5 (26.32%) DNS
7 5 (26.32%) DHCP
7 5 (26.32%) LotusScript
7 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
7 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
8 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (21.05%) Ajax
8 4 (21.05%) Finance
8 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (21.05%) LAN
8 4 (21.05%) CSS
8 4 (21.05%) Web Services
8 4 (21.05%) XML
9 3 (15.79%) SQL
9 3 (15.79%) ITIL
9 3 (15.79%) MCP
9 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
9 3 (15.79%) Internet
9 3 (15.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (15.79%) Symantec

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 8 (42.11%) IBM Domino
3 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
4 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
4 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) DHCP
1 5 (26.32%) DNS
2 4 (21.05%) LAN
3 3 (15.79%) Internet
4 2 (10.53%) Firewall
4 2 (10.53%) Skype
4 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.53%) VLAN
4 2 (10.53%) VPN
4 2 (10.53%) WAN
4 2 (10.53%) WLAN
5 1 (5.26%) DECT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
1 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Law
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Developer
1 6 (31.58%) Domino Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support
3 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Service Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Lotus Notes Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) IT Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Migration Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) HTML
2 4 (21.05%) Ajax
2 4 (21.05%) CSS
2 4 (21.05%) Web Services
2 4 (21.05%) XML
3 2 (10.53%) ODBC
4 1 (5.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.79%) User Experience
3 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.26%) Health Informatics
4 1 (5.26%) Informatics
4 1 (5.26%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 2000
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Change Management
1 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
1 3 (15.79%) ITIL
1 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
1 3 (15.79%) Service Management
1 3 (15.79%) Trend Analysis
2 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
2 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
3 1 (5.26%) Email Migration
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.26%) Project Governance
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
3 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Java
1 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
2 5 (26.32%) LotusScript
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) MCP
2 1 (5.26%) CCNA
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Backup Exec
1 3 (15.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Symantec
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco
3 2 (10.53%) Infor
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) Dell
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Sage
4 1 (5.26%) Veeam