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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 195 184 207
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +23
Contract jobs citing Lotus 49 55 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.53% 0.64% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 1.13% 1.30% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 27 12
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£300 £319 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +23.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £140 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £375 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £251 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.19% -8.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 15
Average hourly rate £13.75 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.30 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £17.00 £19.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% +10.71%
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
4328 4219 4845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.53% 49.04% 49.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2226 2144 2077
Average daily rate £363 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £217 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 276 243 299
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.37 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+3.45% -2.05%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 +8 15 £300 +33.33% 5
Hampshire -11 9 £240 -13.27% 2
Kent - 5 £145 -
Surrey -17 4 £275 -12.00%
Buckinghamshire -9 3 - -
Isle of Wight - 1 £300 -
Oxfordshire - - - -
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England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 114 (85.71%) IBM Notes
2 63 (47.37%) Windows
3 51 (38.35%) Microsoft
4 36 (27.07%) MS Office
5 32 (24.06%) Migration
6 28 (21.05%) Lotus Domino
6 28 (21.05%) Active Directory
7 27 (20.30%) ITIL
8 25 (18.80%) MS Excel
9 23 (17.29%) Citrix
10 19 (14.29%) Windows 7
11 17 (12.78%) Finance
12 16 (12.03%) Service Management
12 16 (12.03%) Blackberry
13 15 (11.28%) SharePoint
13 15 (11.28%) MS Exchange
13 15 (11.28%) WAN
13 15 (11.28%) Java
14 14 (10.53%) DNS
14 14 (10.53%) LAN
15 13 (9.77%) IBM
15 13 (9.77%) IIS
16 12 (9.02%) HTML
16 12 (9.02%) VMware
17 10 (7.52%) Retail
17 10 (7.52%) MS PowerPoint
17 10 (7.52%) Windows Server 2008
17 10 (7.52%) SQL Server
18 9 (6.77%) XML
18 9 (6.77%) SLA

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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
1 114 (85.71%) IBM Notes
2 28 (21.05%) Lotus Domino
3 15 (11.28%) SharePoint
3 15 (11.28%) MS Exchange
4 13 (9.77%) IIS
5 9 (6.77%) CMS
6 8 (6.02%) Lync
7 7 (5.26%) GlassFish
7 7 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (3.01%) Magnolia
9 3 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (2.26%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (2.26%) Zimbra
9 3 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (1.50%) GroupWise
11 1 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.75%) Site Server
11 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.75%) Moodle
Applications
1 36 (27.07%) MS Office
2 25 (18.80%) MS Excel
3 10 (7.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (4.51%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.75%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.26%) Google Apps
1 7 (5.26%) Office 365
2 2 (1.50%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.75%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.28%) WAN
2 14 (10.53%) DNS
2 14 (10.53%) LAN
3 8 (6.02%) VPN
4 6 (4.51%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.26%) SAN
6 2 (1.50%) IMAP
6 2 (1.50%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (1.50%) Internet
6 2 (1.50%) POP3
6 2 (1.50%) SMTP
6 2 (1.50%) DHCP
6 2 (1.50%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.75%) VoIP
7 1 (0.75%) Firewall
7 1 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.75%) Wireless
7 1 (0.75%) Intranet
7 1 (0.75%) VLAN
7 1 (0.75%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.01%) IBM InfoSphere
2 4 (3.01%) DataStage
3 2 (1.50%) MS Access
3 2 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.75%) DB2
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.75%) CloverETL
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.50%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.75%) Subversion
2 1 (0.75%) JIRA
2 1 (0.75%) TestLink
General
1 17 (12.78%) Finance
2 10 (7.52%) Retail
3 9 (6.77%) German Language
4 5 (3.76%) Marketing
5 2 (1.50%) Italian Language
5 2 (1.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.75%) Automotive
6 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.75%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.75%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.75%) French Language
Job Titles
1 38 (28.57%) Analyst
2 20 (15.04%) Developer
3 14 (10.53%) Support Analyst
3 14 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 12 (9.02%) Desktop Support
4 12 (9.02%) Service Desk Analyst
5 10 (7.52%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (7.52%) Administrator
6 9 (6.77%) Service Analyst
7 8 (6.02%) Project Manager
8 7 (5.26%) Lotus Notes Developer
8 7 (5.26%) Lotus Notes Administrator
9 6 (4.51%) Desktop Engineer
9 6 (4.51%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 6 (4.51%) Consultant
10 5 (3.76%) Architect
10 5 (3.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 5 (3.76%) Migration Engineer
10 5 (3.76%) Web Analyst
10 5 (3.76%) Deskside Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.02%) HTML
2 9 (6.77%) XML
3 7 (5.26%) Flash
4 6 (4.51%) .NET
5 5 (3.76%) Web Services
6 4 (3.01%) CSS
6 4 (3.01%) MSMQ
7 2 (1.50%) Spring
7 2 (1.50%) DHTML
8 1 (0.75%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.75%) JSON
8 1 (0.75%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.75%) XPages
8 1 (0.75%) HTML5
8 1 (0.75%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.03%) Blackberry
2 9 (6.77%) Mobile App
3 8 (6.02%) CLARiiON
3 8 (6.02%) iPhone
4 7 (5.26%) Thin Client
4 7 (5.26%) Fat Client
4 7 (5.26%) iPad
5 6 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.51%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.26%) PMI
6 3 (2.26%) Social Media
7 2 (1.50%) Blog
7 2 (1.50%) Clustering
7 2 (1.50%) Handset
7 2 (1.50%) NHS
8 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.75%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.75%) SCORM
8 1 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 63 (47.37%) Windows
2 19 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 10 (7.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (6.77%) Windows XP
5 7 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (4.51%) Apple iOS
7 5 (3.76%) Linux
7 5 (3.76%) Windows Phone
8 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.26%) Android
9 2 (1.50%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.50%) UNIX
10 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.75%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (24.06%) Migration
2 27 (20.30%) ITIL
3 16 (12.03%) Service Management
4 9 (6.77%) Change Management
4 9 (6.77%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (6.77%) Asset Management
5 8 (6.02%) Project Management
5 8 (6.02%) E-Commerce
6 7 (5.26%) Web Development
6 7 (5.26%) Workflow
6 7 (5.26%) Content Management
6 7 (5.26%) Email Migration
7 6 (4.51%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (3.76%) CRM
8 5 (3.76%) ITSM
8 5 (3.76%) Document Management
8 5 (3.76%) Release Management
8 5 (3.76%) Time Management
8 5 (3.76%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (3.01%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.28%) Java
2 6 (4.51%) SQL
3 4 (3.01%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.50%) Google Apps Script
4 2 (1.50%) LotusScript
4 2 (1.50%) Perl
4 2 (1.50%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.50%) C
4 2 (1.50%) C++
4 2 (1.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (4.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.26%) PMI Certification
2 3 (2.26%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.50%) Degree
3 2 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.50%) ISEB
4 1 (0.75%) CCNA
4 1 (0.75%) MCSE
4 1 (0.75%) MCSA
4 1 (0.75%) MCP
4 1 (0.75%) HND
4 1 (0.75%) PMP
4 1 (0.75%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.75%) Dell Certification
4 1 (0.75%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.75%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.77%) SLA
1 9 (6.77%) QA
System Software
1 28 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.26%) vSphere
3 5 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.76%) XenApp
4 1 (0.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (6.77%) NetBackup
2 6 (4.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (3.01%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.75%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.75%) WSUS
4 1 (0.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 51 (38.35%) Microsoft
2 23 (17.29%) Citrix
3 13 (9.77%) IBM
4 12 (9.02%) VMware
5 8 (6.02%) Google
5 8 (6.02%) Symantec
5 8 (6.02%) EMC
6 7 (5.26%) HP
6 7 (5.26%) Adobe
7 6 (4.51%) Cisco
8 5 (3.76%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (3.76%) Metastorm
9 4 (3.01%) Oracle
9 4 (3.01%) Dell
10 3 (2.26%) SAP
11 2 (1.50%) IronPort
11 2 (1.50%) BT
11 2 (1.50%) Novell
12 1 (0.75%) Cognos
12 1 (0.75%) McAfee
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