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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lotus
Rank 146 155 110
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -45
Contract jobs citing Lotus 11 9 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.21% 1.04%
As % of the Vendors category 0.73% 0.54% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 22
Median daily rate £120 £135 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +22.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £195 £200
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Median hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +20.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £11.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+104.34% -20.68%
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
1514 1667 1516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 47.57% 39.81% 46.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 933 883 816
Median daily rate £410 £382 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.32% +9.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £517
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 75 102
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +15.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.33 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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
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 3 December 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
Cheshire +15 7 £120 -14.28%
Manchester 0 4 £105 -19.23%
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 20 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (65.00%) MS Office
4 11 (55.00%) Windows
5 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
7 7 (35.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 7 (35.00%) Service Management
7 7 (35.00%) Change Management
7 7 (35.00%) ITIL
7 7 (35.00%) MCP
7 7 (35.00%) Trend Analysis
7 7 (35.00%) Incident Management
7 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
7 7 (35.00%) Problem Management
8 6 (30.00%) Windows XP
8 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
8 6 (30.00%) VPN
8 6 (30.00%) Citrix
9 5 (25.00%) DNS
9 5 (25.00%) DHCP
9 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
10 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (15.00%) Office 365
11 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
11 3 (15.00%) Windows 10
11 3 (15.00%) LAN
11 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
11 3 (15.00%) SQL
11 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification

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 20 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (10.00%) Skype for Business
6 1 (5.00%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 13 (65.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) VPN
2 5 (25.00%) DHCP
2 5 (25.00%) DNS
3 3 (15.00%) LAN
4 2 (10.00%) Firewall
4 2 (10.00%) Internet
4 2 (10.00%) Skype
4 2 (10.00%) SMTP
4 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.00%) VLAN
5 1 (5.00%) DECT
5 1 (5.00%) DMZ
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security
5 1 (5.00%) WAN
5 1 (5.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Law
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Service Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Support Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Desktop Support
5 3 (15.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 1 (5.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Designer
7 1 (5.00%) Domino Developer
7 1 (5.00%) IT Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Administrator
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Ajax
1 1 (5.00%) CSS
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) JSON
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
1 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows XP
3 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (15.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Change Management
1 7 (35.00%) Incident Management
1 7 (35.00%) ITIL
1 7 (35.00%) Problem Management
1 7 (35.00%) Service Management
1 7 (35.00%) Trend Analysis
2 3 (15.00%) Migration
3 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (5.00%) CRM
3 1 (5.00%) Email Migration
3 1 (5.00%) ERP
3 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.00%) VBScript
3 1 (5.00%) LotusScript
3 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) MCP
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) MCSE
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (15.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Citrix
3 3 (15.00%) Symantec
3 3 (15.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco
4 2 (10.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) Sun
5 1 (5.00%) Dell
5 1 (5.00%) IBM
5 1 (5.00%) Infor
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) Veeam