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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 30 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Lotus 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.83% 0.53% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.64% 1.02% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£295 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £150 £260
% change year-on-year
+73.33% -42.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.89% -3.33%
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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
122 98 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 50.62% 52.13% 44.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 39 40
Average daily rate £378 £300 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.83% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £372 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 11
Average hourly rate £36.50 £22.69 £10.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.86% +121.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.17 £9.00 £9.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lotus across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Lotus Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Deskside Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft