The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 64 - 49
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Lotus 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.41% - 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.97% - 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£505 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £38.00 - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.21 £14.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-5.64% -5.08%
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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 Oxfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
308 176 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 41.73% 34.38% 49.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 85 126
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 20 30
Average hourly rate £25.00 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.41% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.09 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.25 £22.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 6 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Websense
4 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Replication
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) EMC
4 2 (33.33%) Juniper
4 2 (33.33%) NetApp
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) SSL
4 2 (33.33%) IIS
5 1 (16.67%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) MPLS
5 1 (16.67%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 6 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (33.33%) IIS
5 1 (16.67%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
1 2 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) MPLS
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Lead Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Lead Technical Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Websense
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) EMC
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) NetApp