The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank - 16 -
Contract jobs citing Lotus 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire - 2.56% -
As % of the Vendors category - 4.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £275 £235
% change year-on-year
-3.63% +17.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £14.88 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £13.25
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +20.75%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Shropshire region.

Vendors Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
74 46 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 46.54% 58.97% 57.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 47
Average daily rate £320 £403 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.49% -1.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £310 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £20.75 £14.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.61% -59.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire