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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lotus
Rank 43 56 41
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -15
Contract jobs citing Lotus 17 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.11% 0.48% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 9.34% 1.12% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 1
Average daily rate £130 - £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £316 £180
% change year-on-year
-52.56% +75.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £12.21 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+47.42% -15.79%
Lotus
South East

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
182 267 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 33.27% 42.58% 46.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 180 84
Average daily rate £325 £410 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.73% +10.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 32
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.50 £13.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% +16.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £26.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lotus across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Lotus Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lotus within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Oxford - 16 £130 -
Lotus
South East

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 15 (88.24%) Windows
3 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
4 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
4 12 (70.59%) PeopleSoft
5 11 (64.71%) ITIL
5 11 (64.71%) Windows XP
5 11 (64.71%) Adobe
5 11 (64.71%) Acrobat
5 11 (64.71%) Internet
5 11 (64.71%) DameWare
6 10 (58.82%) Incident Management
6 10 (58.82%) Release Management
6 10 (58.82%) Change Control
7 9 (52.94%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (52.94%) VPN
8 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
8 8 (47.06%) Software Distribution
9 4 (23.53%) SLA
10 3 (17.65%) IBM
10 3 (17.65%) IBM Domino
10 3 (17.65%) Back Office
10 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
10 3 (17.65%) Patch Management
11 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
11 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 2 (11.76%) Project Management
11 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
11 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (17.65%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Acrobat
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) Internet
2 9 (52.94%) VPN
3 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.88%) VoIP
General
1 3 (17.65%) Back Office
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
1 9 (52.94%) Service Analyst
1 9 (52.94%) Service Desk Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Technical Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Technical Services Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) IT Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Senior IT Support
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Support Technician
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Technician
3 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Support
3 2 (11.76%) Support Technician
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Windows XP
3 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) ITIL
2 10 (58.82%) Change Control
2 10 (58.82%) Incident Management
2 10 (58.82%) Release Management
3 8 (47.06%) Software Distribution
4 3 (17.65%) Patch Management
5 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.88%) MCP
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) SLA
2 2 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (64.71%) DameWare
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 12 (70.59%) PeopleSoft
3 11 (64.71%) Adobe
4 3 (17.65%) IBM