The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lotus
England / South East
Rank 223 241 225
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -16
Contract jobs citing Lotus 18 21 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.24% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 0.47% 0.49% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 18
Median daily rate £129 £158 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.25% -53.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £101 £118 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £250 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £170 £300
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -43.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Median hourly rate £13.75 £18.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% +50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £18.00 £12.21
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +47.42%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3801 4270 4615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 49.40% 48.67% 47.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2203 2471 2412
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 214 208
Median hourly rate £16.50 £43.00 £18.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.62% +136.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.56 £12.00 £11.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.95 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Lotus
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lotus across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Lotus Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Lotus
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lotus within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +13 8 £159 -51.15%
Surrey +16 5 £125 -24.24%
Berkshire +19 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -2 2 - - 1
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for Lotus.

1 33 (82.50%) IBM Notes
2 21 (52.50%) Windows
3 19 (47.50%) Active Directory
4 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
4 18 (45.00%) Windows 7
5 15 (37.50%) MS Office
6 10 (25.00%) IBM Domino
6 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 7 (17.50%) Windows XP
8 7 (17.50%) Java
9 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
9 6 (15.00%) WSUS
9 6 (15.00%) Wireless
9 6 (15.00%) VMware
10 5 (12.50%) Incident Management
10 5 (12.50%) VPN
10 5 (12.50%) SAP
10 5 (12.50%) Internet
11 4 (10.00%) Firewall
11 4 (10.00%) SLA
11 4 (10.00%) LAN
11 4 (10.00%) Military
11 4 (10.00%) Korean Language
11 4 (10.00%) Android
11 4 (10.00%) Skype
12 3 (7.50%) Skype for Business
12 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
12 3 (7.50%) MCDST

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 33 (82.50%) IBM Notes
2 10 (25.00%) IBM Domino
3 3 (7.50%) Skype for Business
4 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.50%) QuickPlace
Applications
1 15 (37.50%) MS Office
2 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (7.50%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.50%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (15.00%) Wireless
3 5 (12.50%) Internet
3 5 (12.50%) VPN
4 4 (10.00%) Firewall
4 4 (10.00%) LAN
4 4 (10.00%) Skype
5 2 (5.00%) WAN
6 1 (2.50%) FTP
6 1 (2.50%) SMTP
6 1 (2.50%) Telnet
6 1 (2.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) DB2
1 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.50%) NetBeans
General
1 4 (10.00%) Korean Language
1 4 (10.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Desktop Support
2 10 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 9 (22.50%) Analyst
3 9 (22.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 9 (22.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Administrator
5 4 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
5 4 (10.00%) IT Support
5 4 (10.00%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Help Desk Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Help Desk Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Service Desk Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Service Desk Support
7 2 (5.00%) Lotus Notes Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) HTML
1 2 (5.00%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (2.50%) ADO
2 1 (2.50%) ODBC
2 1 (2.50%) XML
2 1 (2.50%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.00%) Replication
3 1 (2.50%) iSeries
3 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (52.50%) Windows
2 18 (45.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (17.50%) Windows XP
4 4 (10.00%) Android
5 3 (7.50%) Windows 2000
6 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (5.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 3 (7.50%) Asset Management
2 3 (7.50%) Migration
3 2 (5.00%) CRM
3 2 (5.00%) ERP
3 2 (5.00%) ITIL
3 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.50%) Change Management
4 1 (2.50%) Patch Management
4 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.50%) Service Management
4 1 (2.50%) Software Distribution
4 1 (2.50%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) Java
2 2 (5.00%) LotusScript
2 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.00%) SQL
3 1 (2.50%) C
3 1 (2.50%) Formula Language
3 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.50%) A+ Certification
3 3 (7.50%) MCDST
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.50%) Degree
4 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (47.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) WSUS
2 2 (5.00%) SCCM
3 1 (2.50%) BMC Marimba
3 1 (2.50%) DameWare
3 1 (2.50%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.00%) VMware
3 5 (12.50%) SAP
4 3 (7.50%) Adobe
5 2 (5.00%) Apple
5 2 (5.00%) Dell
5 2 (5.00%) HP
5 2 (5.00%) MuleSoft
5 2 (5.00%) Nortel
5 2 (5.00%) Remedy
6 1 (2.50%) BMC
6 1 (2.50%) BT
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco
6 1 (2.50%) Citrix
6 1 (2.50%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.50%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.50%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.50%) Sophos