The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Slough region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 22 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Lotus 12 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 4.71% 3.40% -
As % of the Vendors category 10.26% 7.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£313 £203 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.32% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £225 £260
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
Vendors Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
117 109 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 45.88% 46.38% 42.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 58 48
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lotus across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lotus across the Slough region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Lotus Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 11 (73.33%) IBM Notes
2 10 (66.67%) Windows
3 8 (53.33%) Finance
4 6 (40.00%) .NET
5 5 (33.33%) Web Services
5 5 (33.33%) CRM
5 5 (33.33%) Workflow
5 5 (33.33%) Metastorm
5 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (33.33%) Citrix
5 5 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (33.33%) QA
5 5 (33.33%) Release Management
6 4 (26.67%) Fat Client
6 4 (26.67%) Thin Client
6 4 (26.67%) IBM InfoSphere
6 4 (26.67%) DataStage
6 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
6 4 (26.67%) LAN
6 4 (26.67%) Client/Server
6 4 (26.67%) WAN
6 4 (26.67%) IBM
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) Linux
6 4 (26.67%) IIS
6 4 (26.67%) MSMQ
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
7 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
7 2 (13.33%) VoIP

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 11 (73.33%) IBM Notes
2 4 (26.67%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) WAN
1 4 (26.67%) LAN
2 2 (13.33%) VoIP
3 1 (6.67%) ISDN
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) HTTP
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) DataStage
1 4 (26.67%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) DB2
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Project Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) DataStage Developer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.67%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) Web Services
3 4 (26.67%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Client/Server
1 4 (26.67%) Thin Client
1 4 (26.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.67%) iPhone
2 1 (6.67%) iPad
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) CRM
1 5 (33.33%) Workflow
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (33.33%) Release Management
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) ETL
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C#
1 1 (6.67%) C++
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) MCSE
1 1 (6.67%) CCNA
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.67%) CNE
1 1 (6.67%) Novell Certification
1 1 (6.67%) CCVP
1 1 (6.67%) MCTS
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Citrix
1 5 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
1 5 (33.33%) Metastorm
2 4 (26.67%) IBM
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) Avaya
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Dell
4 1 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Polycom