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 29 May 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lotus
Rank 76 66 72
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs citing Lotus 3 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.33% 0.65% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 0.65% 1.26% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £400 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +207.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £306 £185
% change year-on-year
-15.10% +65.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.43 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-2.75% +6.37%
Lotus
Berkshire

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
461 475 500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 50.55% 51.52% 49.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 240 219
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 20 15
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £14.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +46.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £17.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.33 £22.50 £18.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.34%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (85.71%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (28.57%) Office 365
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) French Language
3 2 (28.57%) German Language
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (14.29%) Polycom
4 1 (14.29%) IPX
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
4 1 (14.29%) Skype
4 1 (14.29%) OneDrive
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 1 (14.29%) Windows

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 7 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) IPX
1 1 (14.29%) Skype
General
1 2 (28.57%) French Language
1 2 (28.57%) German Language
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Consultant
1 6 (85.71%) Exchange Consultant
1 6 (85.71%) Exchange Migration Consultant
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Consultant
1 6 (85.71%) Migration Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Lotus Notes Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Polycom