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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lotus
Rank 228 213 177
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -36
Contract jobs citing Lotus 25 42 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.45% 0.74%
As % of the Vendors category 0.61% 0.95% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 40
Average daily rate £130 £345 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.31% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £170 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £433 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £316 £180
% change year-on-year
-52.56% +75.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 5
Average hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -17.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £12.21 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+47.42% -15.79%
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
4082 4429 3917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.71% 47.64% 46.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2353 2294 1932
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 204 225
Average hourly rate £43.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £11.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Oxfordshire +13 17 £130 -
Surrey -3 3 £165 - 2
Berkshire -5 3 - - 3
Buckinghamshire +8 1 - -
Kent - 1 £92 -
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 37 (88.10%) IBM Notes
2 29 (69.05%) Windows
3 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
4 17 (40.48%) Windows XP
5 16 (38.10%) ITIL
5 16 (38.10%) Active Directory
6 14 (33.33%) Internet
6 14 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 12 (28.57%) Incident Management
7 12 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (28.57%) PeopleSoft
8 11 (26.19%) Adobe
8 11 (26.19%) Acrobat
8 11 (26.19%) DameWare
9 10 (23.81%) Release Management
9 10 (23.81%) Change Control
9 10 (23.81%) IBM Domino
10 9 (21.43%) TCP/IP
10 9 (21.43%) VPN
11 8 (19.05%) Software Distribution
12 7 (16.67%) SLA
12 7 (16.67%) MS Office
13 6 (14.29%) Novell
14 4 (9.52%) Citrix
14 4 (9.52%) Blackberry
14 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
14 4 (9.52%) IBM
14 4 (9.52%) NetWare
14 4 (9.52%) Back Office
14 4 (9.52%) Migration

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 37 (88.10%) IBM Notes
2 10 (23.81%) IBM Domino
3 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.38%) JBoss
4 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Acrobat
2 7 (16.67%) MS Office
3 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (33.33%) Internet
2 9 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 9 (21.43%) VPN
3 3 (7.14%) IPX
4 1 (2.38%) Broadband
4 1 (2.38%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.38%) Intranet
4 1 (2.38%) LAN
4 1 (2.38%) VoIP
4 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 4 (9.52%) Back Office
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Analyst
2 12 (28.57%) Service Analyst
3 11 (26.19%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) Technical Services Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 5 (11.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Desktop Support
6 4 (9.52%) IT Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Support Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Field Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Administrator
8 2 (4.76%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (2.38%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) Ajax
2 1 (2.38%) CSS
2 1 (2.38%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.38%) PrimeFaces
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (2.38%) PDA
3 1 (2.38%) Taxonomies
3 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (69.05%) Windows
2 17 (40.48%) Windows XP
3 14 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 4 (9.52%) NetWare
5 3 (7.14%) Linux
5 3 (7.14%) Unix
5 3 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Phone
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) ITIL
2 12 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 10 (23.81%) Change Control
3 10 (23.81%) Release Management
4 8 (19.05%) Software Distribution
5 4 (9.52%) Migration
6 3 (7.14%) Patch Management
6 3 (7.14%) Web Development
7 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.76%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.76%) Project Management
7 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.76%) Service Management
8 1 (2.38%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.38%) Change Management
8 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.38%) Document Management
8 1 (2.38%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.38%) Java
2 1 (2.38%) LotusScript
2 1 (2.38%) PHP
2 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.38%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) SLA
2 2 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.38%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (26.19%) DameWare
2 4 (9.52%) SCCM
3 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 12 (28.57%) PeopleSoft
3 11 (26.19%) Adobe
4 6 (14.29%) Novell
5 4 (9.52%) Citrix
5 4 (9.52%) IBM
6 3 (7.14%) Dell
7 2 (4.76%) Apple
7 2 (4.76%) VMware
8 1 (2.38%) Becrypt
8 1 (2.38%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.38%) Sophos
8 1 (2.38%) Symantec