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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 140 133 127
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs citing Lotus 23 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.52% 0.32% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 1.23% 0.71% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 2
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£475 £143 £141
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% +0.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £100 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £344 £142
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+54.44% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-31.42% +4.47%
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
1867 1410 1281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 42.47% 45.12% 44.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1080 741 572
Average daily rate £390 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.41% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 92 104
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.67 £10.04 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.73%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lotus across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lotus within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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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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
Manchester +9 20 £475 +233.33% 1
Cheshire -14 3 £465 +365.00%
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 38 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 28 (73.68%) Migration
3 24 (63.16%) Microsoft
4 22 (57.89%) Citrix
5 20 (52.63%) VMware
5 20 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (50.00%) Windows
7 18 (47.37%) EMC
7 18 (47.37%) Microsoft App-V
7 18 (47.37%) SCCM
8 15 (39.47%) SAP
9 14 (36.84%) WAN
10 13 (34.21%) MS Exchange
10 13 (34.21%) Windows 7
11 12 (31.58%) Capacity Planning
11 12 (31.58%) Hyper-V
11 12 (31.58%) Office 365
11 12 (31.58%) Oracle Database
11 12 (31.58%) Xen
11 12 (31.58%) Windows XP
11 12 (31.58%) Oracle
12 11 (28.95%) Active Directory
13 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
14 8 (21.05%) Data Centre
14 8 (21.05%) Local Government
14 8 (21.05%) Data Protection
14 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (18.42%) MPLS
15 7 (18.42%) User Acceptance Testing
15 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 38 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 13 (34.21%) MS Exchange
3 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (7.89%) IIS
4 3 (7.89%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (5.26%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (31.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (36.84%) WAN
2 7 (18.42%) MPLS
3 4 (10.53%) LAN
4 3 (7.89%) DHCP
4 3 (7.89%) VPN
4 3 (7.89%) DNS
4 3 (7.89%) SSL
5 1 (2.63%) SAN
5 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.63%) WLAN
5 1 (2.63%) WAAS
5 1 (2.63%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MSI
General
1 8 (21.05%) Local Government
2 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (57.89%) Architect
2 14 (36.84%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (23.68%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (18.42%) Technical Architect
5 5 (13.16%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Lead Technical Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Lead Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) 1st Line Support
8 1 (2.63%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Service Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (2.63%) Administrator
8 1 (2.63%) Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.79%) EMC VNX
3 2 (5.26%) Life Science
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (50.00%) Windows
2 13 (34.21%) Windows 7
3 12 (31.58%) Windows XP
4 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (13.16%) Windows 8
6 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (5.26%) Windows NT
8 2 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (73.68%) Migration
2 12 (31.58%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (21.05%) Data Protection
4 7 (18.42%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (13.16%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 5 (13.16%) ITIL
7 4 (10.53%) Project Management
7 4 (10.53%) Application Discovery
8 3 (7.89%) Data Migration
8 3 (7.89%) Logistics
8 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
8 3 (7.89%) ERP
8 3 (7.89%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (5.26%) PRINCE
9 2 (5.26%) Data Cleansing
9 2 (5.26%) Email Migration
10 1 (2.63%) CRM
10 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
10 1 (2.63%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) MCP
3 1 (2.63%) MCSE
3 1 (2.63%) CCNA
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.63%) MCITP
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (47.37%) Microsoft App-V
3 12 (31.58%) Xen
3 12 (31.58%) Hyper-V
4 11 (28.95%) Active Directory
5 2 (5.26%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.26%) XenApp
5 2 (5.26%) XenServer
5 2 (5.26%) XenDesktop
5 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.63%) vSphere
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 18 (47.37%) SCCM
2 2 (5.26%) AirWatch
2 2 (5.26%) WSUS
3 1 (2.63%) OpenView
3 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 22 (57.89%) Citrix
3 20 (52.63%) VMware
4 18 (47.37%) EMC
5 15 (39.47%) SAP
6 12 (31.58%) Oracle
7 6 (15.79%) NetApp
8 4 (10.53%) Juniper
8 4 (10.53%) HP
9 3 (7.89%) IBM
9 3 (7.89%) Websense
10 2 (5.26%) Cisco
11 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (2.63%) McAfee
11 1 (2.63%) Veeam
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