The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Portsmouth region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 10 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs citing Lotus 7 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 5.83% 2.73% 0.93%
As % of the Vendors category 11.86% 6.38% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate
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£215 £370 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.89% +48.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £225 £250
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.53%
Vendors Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
59 47 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 49.17% 42.73% 56.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 18 16
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £288 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 20
Average hourly rate £15.13 £27.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +1.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £16.50 £14.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.00 £31.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.04 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.80%
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Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Lotus
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 (66.67%) IBM Notes
1 6 (66.67%) Migration
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
3 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 3 (33.33%) Lotus Domino
4 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (22.22%) IronPort
6 1 (11.11%) Email Migration
6 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (11.11%) Test Management
6 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
6 1 (11.11%) Site Server
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
6 1 (11.11%) DHCP
6 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 1 (11.11%) DNS
6 1 (11.11%) IBM

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 (66.67%) IBM Notes
2 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
3 3 (33.33%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (11.11%) Site Server
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Test Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Change and Release Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Coordinator
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
2 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Release Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Change Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Contracts Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Lotus Notes Support
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Email Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Test Management
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) IronPort
3 1 (11.11%) IBM