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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 255 182 183
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +1
Contract jobs citing Lotus 15 69 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.75% 0.62%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 1.62% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 43 27
Average daily rate
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£250 £225 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £121 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 11
Average hourly rate £13.50 £21.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.20% +26.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £23.60 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-31.42% +4.47%
Lotus
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
4759 4261 4227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.02% 46.59% 48.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2713 2204 2135
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 232 261
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lotus across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Lotus Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 August 2015. 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
Hampshire -17 6 - -
Berkshire -27 3 £250 +25.00%
Buckinghamshire -12 2 - -
West Sussex -20 2 £200 +60.00%
Oxfordshire -24 1 - -
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 35 (89.74%) IBM Notes
2 19 (48.72%) Windows
3 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 10 (25.64%) Service Management
5 9 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 9 (23.08%) Active Directory
5 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (20.51%) Citrix
6 8 (20.51%) MS Office
7 7 (17.95%) Lotus Domino
8 6 (15.38%) Migration
9 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (12.82%) WAN
9 5 (12.82%) Windows XP
9 5 (12.82%) MS Exchange
10 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
10 4 (10.26%) ITIL
10 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
11 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (7.69%) Lync
11 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (7.69%) SAP Smart Forms
11 3 (7.69%) Replication
11 3 (7.69%) VMware
11 3 (7.69%) SAP
11 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
11 3 (7.69%) CRM
11 3 (7.69%) LAN
11 3 (7.69%) VPN
11 3 (7.69%) Adobe

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 35 (89.74%) IBM Notes
2 7 (17.95%) Lotus Domino
3 5 (12.82%) MS Exchange
4 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
5 3 (7.69%) Lync
5 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (5.13%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) MS Office
2 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) WAN
2 3 (7.69%) VPN
2 3 (7.69%) LAN
3 2 (5.13%) SSL
4 1 (2.56%) SAN
4 1 (2.56%) Internet
4 1 (2.56%) MPLS
4 1 (2.56%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (2.56%) PBX
4 1 (2.56%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) ClearCase
1 1 (2.56%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
1 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Analyst
2 8 (20.51%) Service Desk Analyst
2 8 (20.51%) Service Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Desktop Support
4 5 (12.82%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Support Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Lotus Notes Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.13%) Incident Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Lead Technical Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Lead Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Desktop Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Data Integrity Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) SAP Smart Forms
2 2 (5.13%) HTML
2 2 (5.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) Replication
3 2 (5.13%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (48.72%) Windows
2 9 (23.08%) Windows 7
3 5 (12.82%) Windows XP
3 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.13%) UNIX
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Service Management
2 6 (15.38%) Migration
3 4 (10.26%) ITIL
4 3 (7.69%) CRM
5 2 (5.13%) Change Management
5 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.56%) Time Management
6 1 (2.56%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.56%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.56%) Network Management
6 1 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.56%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.56%) Transition Management
6 1 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.56%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.56%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.56%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) Java
1 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
1 2 (5.13%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) MCP
3 1 (2.56%) MCSE
3 1 (2.56%) MCSA
3 1 (2.56%) CCNP
3 1 (2.56%) CCNA
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) NDS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.56%) WSUS
1 1 (2.56%) SCCM
1 1 (2.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.51%) Citrix
3 3 (7.69%) Adobe
3 3 (7.69%) SAP
3 3 (7.69%) VMware
4 2 (5.13%) Symantec
4 2 (5.13%) Remedy
4 2 (5.13%) EMC
4 2 (5.13%) Websense
4 2 (5.13%) Cisco
4 2 (5.13%) Juniper
4 2 (5.13%) NetApp
4 2 (5.13%) Novell
5 1 (2.56%) Borland
5 1 (2.56%) HP
5 1 (2.56%) McAfee