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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 42 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Lotus 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.30% - 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 0.73% - 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£100 - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £245 £150 £261
% change year-on-year
+63.33% -42.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +1.75%
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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 Somerset region.

Vendors Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
137 89 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 41.27% 41.40% 45.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 59 58
Average daily rate £300 £285 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £168 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.30 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.53% +54.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £19.30 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £31.90 £29.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%

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
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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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

Lotus
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 1 (100.00%) MS Project
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) TOWER Software
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
1 1 (100.00%) iPad

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 1 (100.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dreamweaver
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) TOWER Software