The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lotus
Rank 23 30 25
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing Lotus 1 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.60% 0.38% 3.83%
As % of the Vendors category 0.96% 0.75% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £235
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £300 £193
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +55.84%
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 Slough region.

Vendors Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
104 133 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 62.28% 50.96% 48.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 72 65
Median daily rate £365 £325 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +6.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £139 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £625 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Lotus
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 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 Slough region with a requirement for Lotus.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 3 (100.00%) IPX
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Novell
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) NetWare
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Polycom
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Skype
3 1 (33.33%) OneDrive
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 3 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) IPX
2 1 (33.33%) Skype
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Deskside Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) NetWare
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Novell
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Polycom