The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lotus
Berkshire / Reading
Rank - 82 62
Contract jobs citing Lotus 0 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.39% 1.09%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.73% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £145 £179 £318
% change year-on-year
-18.76% -43.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £18.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%

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

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
344 548 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 49.14% 53.88% 44.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 296 220
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £233 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £532 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 34 9
Median hourly rate £30.91 £55.55 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.35% +146.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Lotus as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Lotus
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Lotus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Lotus.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Migration Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365 Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared