The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield 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 45 32 28
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Contract jobs citing Lotus 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.23% 0.45% 1.35%
As % of the Vendors category 0.47% 0.89% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £375 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £316 £180
% change year-on-year
-52.56% +75.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £12.21 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+47.42% -15.79%
Lotus
South Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
214 112 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 50.23% 50.00% 39.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 61 43
Average daily rate £395 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.69% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 6
Average hourly rate £9.00 £9.88 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.86% -1.25%
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 Sheffield

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

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

Lotus
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 3 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Teradata
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Spotfire
3 1 (33.33%) QlikView
3 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) SAS
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Finance

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 3 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (33.33%) QlikView
1 1 (33.33%) Spotfire
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Lotus Notes Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Teradata