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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 226 182 197
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +15
Contract jobs citing Lotus 38 50 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.59% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 0.81% 1.23% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 17
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£300 £231 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.72% +85.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £113 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £378 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £150 £261
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -42.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 12
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.58 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £14.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.33%
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England

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
4665 4050 4411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.49% 47.68% 49.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2382 2068 1981
Average daily rate £365 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 242 334
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.15 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.02% -5.40%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lotus across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lotus within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -1 12 £300 +100.00% 2
Hampshire -31 10 £375 +7.14% 1
Buckinghamshire -19 5 £373 +322.09%
East Sussex - 2 £445 - 1
Kent - 2 £145 -
Isle of Wight - 2 £323 -
West Sussex - 1 - - 1
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 95 (86.36%) IBM Notes
2 45 (40.91%) Windows
3 42 (38.18%) Microsoft
4 28 (25.45%) MS Office
5 27 (24.55%) Migration
6 23 (20.91%) Active Directory
7 22 (20.00%) Lotus Domino
8 20 (18.18%) MS Excel
9 19 (17.27%) ITIL
10 17 (15.45%) Service Management
10 17 (15.45%) Citrix
10 17 (15.45%) Windows 7
11 16 (14.55%) IBM
12 15 (13.64%) DNS
12 15 (13.64%) SharePoint
13 13 (11.82%) Blackberry
13 13 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (10.91%) Finance
14 12 (10.91%) VMware
14 12 (10.91%) Java
15 11 (10.00%) IIS
15 11 (10.00%) MS Exchange
16 10 (9.09%) SQL Server
16 10 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
16 10 (9.09%) QA
17 9 (8.18%) German Language
17 9 (8.18%) CMS
17 9 (8.18%) NetBackup
17 9 (8.18%) Content Management
17 9 (8.18%) Change Management

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 95 (86.36%) IBM Notes
2 22 (20.00%) Lotus Domino
3 15 (13.64%) SharePoint
4 11 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 11 (10.00%) IIS
5 9 (8.18%) CMS
6 7 (6.36%) GlassFish
7 5 (4.55%) WebSphere
7 5 (4.55%) Lync
7 5 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (3.64%) Magnolia
8 4 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (2.73%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.82%) WebSphere Portal
10 2 (1.82%) FileNet
10 2 (1.82%) GroupWise
10 2 (1.82%) Documentum
11 1 (0.91%) Site Server
11 1 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.91%) Moodle
Applications
1 28 (25.45%) MS Office
2 20 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 8 (7.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (4.55%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.91%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.36%) Google Apps
2 4 (3.64%) Office 365
3 3 (2.73%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.82%) Google App Engine
4 2 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.64%) DNS
2 6 (5.45%) VPN
3 5 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.73%) SAN
4 3 (2.73%) Internet
4 3 (2.73%) LAN
4 3 (2.73%) WAN
5 2 (1.82%) POP3
5 2 (1.82%) SMTP
5 2 (1.82%) DHCP
5 2 (1.82%) Kerberos
5 2 (1.82%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (1.82%) IMAP
5 2 (1.82%) PABX
6 1 (0.91%) Firewall
6 1 (0.91%) Wireless
6 1 (0.91%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.82%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (1.82%) MS Access
2 2 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.82%) DataStage
3 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.91%) CloverETL
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.91%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.91%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.91%) Subversion
1 1 (0.91%) JIRA
1 1 (0.91%) TestLink
General
1 12 (10.91%) Finance
2 9 (8.18%) German Language
3 8 (7.27%) Retail
4 5 (4.55%) Marketing
4 5 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.82%) Italian Language
5 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.82%) Publishing
5 2 (1.82%) Banking
6 1 (0.91%) Automotive
6 1 (0.91%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.91%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.91%) French Language
Job Titles
1 37 (33.64%) Analyst
2 17 (15.45%) Developer
3 13 (11.82%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 10 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 10 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 10 (9.09%) Service Analyst
5 7 (6.36%) Administrator
6 6 (5.45%) Business Analyst
6 6 (5.45%) Lotus Notes Developer
7 5 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (4.55%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 5 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (4.55%) Desktop Analyst
7 5 (4.55%) Deskside Support
7 5 (4.55%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.55%) Migration Engineer
7 5 (4.55%) Help Desk Analyst
7 5 (4.55%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.27%) HTML
1 8 (7.27%) XML
2 7 (6.36%) Flash
2 7 (6.36%) .NET
3 5 (4.55%) Web Services
4 2 (1.82%) DHTML
4 2 (1.82%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.82%) MSMQ
4 2 (1.82%) Spring
4 2 (1.82%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (0.91%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.82%) Blackberry
1 13 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.18%) Mobile App
3 8 (7.27%) CLARiiON
4 5 (4.55%) iPhone
4 5 (4.55%) Social Media
4 5 (4.55%) iPad
5 2 (1.82%) Blog
5 2 (1.82%) Clustering
5 2 (1.82%) NHS
6 1 (0.91%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.91%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.91%) PMI
6 1 (0.91%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.91%) SCORM
6 1 (0.91%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.91%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 45 (40.91%) Windows
2 17 (15.45%) Windows 7
3 10 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (6.36%) Windows XP
4 7 (6.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (4.55%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.64%) Windows Phone
6 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.73%) Linux
8 2 (1.82%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.82%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.82%) UNIX
9 1 (0.91%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.55%) Migration
2 19 (17.27%) ITIL
3 17 (15.45%) Service Management
4 9 (8.18%) Change Management
4 9 (8.18%) Content Management
5 8 (7.27%) E-Commerce
5 8 (7.27%) Email Migration
6 7 (6.36%) Asset Management
6 7 (6.36%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (6.36%) Workflow
6 7 (6.36%) Web Development
7 6 (5.45%) Project Management
8 5 (4.55%) Document Management
8 5 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (4.55%) ITSM
8 5 (4.55%) CRM
8 5 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (4.55%) Release Management
8 5 (4.55%) Time Management
9 4 (3.64%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.91%) Java
2 5 (4.55%) SQL
3 2 (1.82%) Python
3 2 (1.82%) Google Apps Script
3 2 (1.82%) Perl
3 2 (1.82%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.82%) C#
4 1 (0.91%) C++
4 1 (0.91%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.91%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (3.64%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.73%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.73%) ISEB
3 2 (1.82%) Degree
3 2 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.91%) MCTS
4 1 (0.91%) MCITP
4 1 (0.91%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.91%) Dell Certification
4 1 (0.91%) DCSE
4 1 (0.91%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.91%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.91%) MCP
4 1 (0.91%) HND
4 1 (0.91%) MCSE
4 1 (0.91%) MCSA
4 1 (0.91%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.09%) QA
2 3 (2.73%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (20.91%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.36%) vSphere
3 5 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.82%) XenApp
5 1 (0.91%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (8.18%) NetBackup
2 5 (4.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (1.82%) SCCM
4 1 (0.91%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (38.18%) Microsoft
2 17 (15.45%) Citrix
3 16 (14.55%) IBM
4 12 (10.91%) VMware
5 8 (7.27%) Google
5 8 (7.27%) EMC
5 8 (7.27%) Symantec
6 7 (6.36%) Adobe
7 6 (5.45%) HP
8 5 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (4.55%) Metastorm
9 4 (3.64%) Dell
10 3 (2.73%) Oracle
10 3 (2.73%) SAP
10 3 (2.73%) Cognos
10 3 (2.73%) Cisco
11 2 (1.82%) Vignette
11 2 (1.82%) Novell
11 2 (1.82%) BT
11 2 (1.82%) IronPort
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