The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 37 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Lotus 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.55% 0.32% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.56% 1.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £275 £235
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +17.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.25 £13.25
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +22.64%
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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 Northamptonshire region.

Vendors Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
128 96 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 35.46% 30.67% 33.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 49 55
Average daily rate £400 £388 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +40.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.10 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.09 £18.90 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lotus across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Lotus
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (100.00%) AutoCAD
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Toad
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 2 (100.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) AutoCAD
1 2 (100.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Toad
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory