The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lotus
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Lotus 16 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.63% - -
As % of the Vendors category 15.09% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 0
Average daily rate £130 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £155 £298 £189
% change year-on-year
-47.89% +57.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £12.42 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+44.92% -15.79%
Lotus
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Vendors Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
106 163 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 37.32% 44.54% 44.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 106 42
Average daily rate £295 £450 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.44% +21.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £300 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £550 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.59 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £17.50 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Lotus
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lotus across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Lotus Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 16 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 14 (87.50%) Windows
3 12 (75.00%) PeopleSoft
3 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (68.75%) Adobe
4 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
4 11 (68.75%) Acrobat
4 11 (68.75%) Internet
4 11 (68.75%) ITIL
4 11 (68.75%) Windows XP
4 11 (68.75%) DameWare
5 10 (62.50%) Incident Management
5 10 (62.50%) Release Management
5 10 (62.50%) Change Control
6 9 (56.25%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (56.25%) VPN
7 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
7 8 (50.00%) Software Distribution
8 4 (25.00%) SLA
9 3 (18.75%) IBM
9 3 (18.75%) IBM Domino
9 3 (18.75%) Back Office
9 3 (18.75%) Patch Management
10 2 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
10 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
10 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
10 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
10 2 (12.50%) Project Management

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 16 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (18.75%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Acrobat
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) Internet
2 9 (56.25%) VPN
3 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (18.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
1 9 (56.25%) Service Analyst
1 9 (56.25%) Service Desk Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Technical Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Technical Services Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Senior IT Support
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Support Technician
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Technician
3 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Support
3 2 (12.50%) Support Technician
4 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Lotus Notes Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Lotus Notes Support
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Windows XP
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) ITIL
2 10 (62.50%) Change Control
2 10 (62.50%) Incident Management
2 10 (62.50%) Release Management
3 8 (50.00%) Software Distribution
4 3 (18.75%) Patch Management
5 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Change Management
6 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (6.25%) MCP
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) SLA
2 2 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (68.75%) DameWare
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (75.00%) PeopleSoft
2 11 (68.75%) Adobe
3 3 (18.75%) IBM