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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Lotus 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.92% - -
As % of the Vendors category 2.02% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £270 £288
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -6.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +28.84%
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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
99 102 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 45.41% 48.57% 53.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 56 76
Average daily rate £338 £388 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £243 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £492 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 10
Average hourly rate £17.00 £12.00 £16.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -27.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.85 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.50 £21.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

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
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 7 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix