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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 221 184 186
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +2
Contract jobs citing Lotus 44 51 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.45% 0.56% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 0.98% 1.18% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 35 23
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£350 £278 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.12% +46.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £185 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £475 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £190 £255
% change year-on-year
+64.47% -25.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 11
Average hourly rate £12.21 £14.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.79% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.35 £24.10 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.21 £14.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-15.79% -1.69%
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
4502 4326 3773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 45.73% 47.82% 47.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2380 2105 1784
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £200
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 239 268 310
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.38 £19.26
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% -4.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.16 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -14 18 £245 +24.84% 1
Berkshire -10 12 £425 +7.93% 4
Surrey -3 6 £238 -20.83% 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £220 - 1
Oxfordshire -15 3 £505 +42.25%
Isle of Wight - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 73 (89.02%) IBM Notes
2 32 (39.02%) Windows
3 31 (37.80%) Service Management
4 27 (32.93%) Microsoft
5 25 (30.49%) Active Directory
5 25 (30.49%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (28.05%) Citrix
7 20 (24.39%) MS Exchange
8 17 (20.73%) ITIL
9 14 (17.07%) DNS
10 13 (15.85%) MS Office
11 12 (14.63%) Lotus Domino
12 11 (13.41%) IIS
13 10 (12.20%) Migration
13 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (10.98%) MS Excel
14 9 (10.98%) Disaster Recovery
14 9 (10.98%) Degree
15 8 (9.76%) MCTS
15 8 (9.76%) MCITP
15 8 (9.76%) Customer Engagement
15 8 (9.76%) Lync
15 8 (9.76%) SharePoint
15 8 (9.76%) Novell
15 8 (9.76%) GroupWise
15 8 (9.76%) IBM
16 7 (8.54%) SAN
16 7 (8.54%) POP3
16 7 (8.54%) SMTP
16 7 (8.54%) Clustering

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 73 (89.02%) IBM Notes
2 20 (24.39%) MS Exchange
3 12 (14.63%) Lotus Domino
4 11 (13.41%) IIS
5 8 (9.76%) Lync
5 8 (9.76%) SharePoint
5 8 (9.76%) GroupWise
6 6 (7.32%) Office Communications Server
7 5 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (6.10%) WebSphere
8 4 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (3.66%) WebSphere Portal
9 3 (3.66%) Live Communications Server
9 3 (3.66%) FileNet
9 3 (3.66%) Documentum
10 1 (1.22%) CMS
10 1 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (15.85%) MS Office
2 9 (10.98%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.44%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) Office 365
2 2 (2.44%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.07%) DNS
2 7 (8.54%) POP3
2 7 (8.54%) SMTP
2 7 (8.54%) SAN
2 7 (8.54%) IMAP
3 5 (6.10%) PBX
4 4 (4.88%) WAN
4 4 (4.88%) VPN
4 4 (4.88%) Internet
5 3 (3.66%) RTP
5 3 (3.66%) PABX
5 3 (3.66%) LAN
5 3 (3.66%) PSTN
6 2 (2.44%) IP Telephony
6 2 (2.44%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (1.22%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (4.88%) Telecoms
1 4 (4.88%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.66%) Publishing
2 3 (3.66%) Legal
3 2 (2.44%) Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Marketing
4 1 (1.22%) French Language
4 1 (1.22%) German Language
4 1 (1.22%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.22%) Back Office
4 1 (1.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (37.80%) Analyst
2 22 (26.83%) Service Analyst
2 22 (26.83%) Service Desk Analyst
3 11 (13.41%) Field Engineer
4 7 (8.54%) Support Engineer
4 7 (8.54%) Administrator
5 6 (7.32%) Exchange Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Server Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Developer
6 4 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (4.88%) Lotus Notes Administrator
6 4 (4.88%) Help Desk Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Lotus Notes Developer
7 3 (3.66%) IT Administrator
7 3 (3.66%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (3.66%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.44%) Help Desk Analyst
8 2 (2.44%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.44%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.10%) .NET
2 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.66%) .NET Framework
2 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (1.22%) HTML
3 1 (1.22%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 25 (30.49%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.54%) Clustering
3 5 (6.10%) Blackberry
4 4 (4.88%) Social Media
4 4 (4.88%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.66%) PKI
6 2 (2.44%) Replication
7 1 (1.22%) Blog
7 1 (1.22%) iPhone
7 1 (1.22%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 32 (39.02%) Windows
2 5 (6.10%) Windows 7
3 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.66%) Mac OS X
4 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.44%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.22%) Android
6 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (37.80%) Service Management
2 17 (20.73%) ITIL
3 10 (12.20%) Migration
4 9 (10.98%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (9.76%) Customer Engagement
6 5 (6.10%) Email Migration
6 5 (6.10%) Project Management
7 3 (3.66%) MVC
7 3 (3.66%) Content Management
7 3 (3.66%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (2.44%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (2.44%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.44%) ERP
8 2 (2.44%) Data Modelling
8 2 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.22%) BCP
9 1 (1.22%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.22%) Change Management
9 1 (1.22%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.66%) C#
1 3 (3.66%) SQL
2 2 (2.44%) Java
3 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (10.98%) Degree
3 8 (9.76%) MCTS
3 8 (9.76%) MCITP
4 4 (4.88%) CCNA
4 4 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.44%) CCNP
5 2 (2.44%) ISEB
5 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.22%) PMP
6 1 (1.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) SLA
2 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 25 (30.49%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) SCCM
2 2 (2.44%) SCOM
3 1 (1.22%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.22%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 27 (32.93%) Microsoft
2 23 (28.05%) Citrix
3 8 (9.76%) Novell
3 8 (9.76%) IBM
4 6 (7.32%) VMware
5 5 (6.10%) Cisco
6 3 (3.66%) Vignette
6 3 (3.66%) SAP
6 3 (3.66%) Avaya
6 3 (3.66%) Nortel
6 3 (3.66%) Sitecore
7 2 (2.44%) Cognos
8 1 (1.22%) HP
8 1 (1.22%) Dell
8 1 (1.22%) EMC
8 1 (1.22%) Juniper
8 1 (1.22%) NetApp
8 1 (1.22%) Symantec
8 1 (1.22%) McAfee
8 1 (1.22%) Websense
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