The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank - - 33
Contract jobs citing Lotus 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - - 1.07%
As % of the Vendors category - - 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-22.72% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +26.92%
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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 Somerset region.

Vendors Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
131 106 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 38.76% 47.32% 51.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 63 50
Average daily rate £350 £300 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £152 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.30 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.62% +22.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset