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 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 210 179 208
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +29
Contract jobs citing Lotus 40 53 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.41% 0.62% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 0.87% 1.26% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 26 16
Average daily rate
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£300 £313 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +123.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £157 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £250 £264
% change year-on-year
+7.00% -5.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 12
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.60 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £16.80 £19.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £14.50
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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
4577 4208 4592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.09% 48.95% 49.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2397 2125 1998
Average daily rate £360 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £220
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 290 247 302
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.16 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 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 24 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 +12 13 £300 +9.09%
Hampshire -10 6 £375 +223.27%
Kent - 5 £145 -
Buckinghamshire -21 4 £375 +13.63%
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 24 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.

1 101 (84.17%) IBM Notes
2 56 (46.67%) Windows
3 45 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 29 (24.17%) MS Office
5 28 (23.33%) Migration
6 26 (21.67%) ITIL
7 23 (19.17%) MS Excel
8 22 (18.33%) Active Directory
8 22 (18.33%) Lotus Domino
9 21 (17.50%) Citrix
10 18 (15.00%) Windows 7
11 17 (14.17%) Finance
12 15 (12.50%) Service Management
12 15 (12.50%) Java
13 14 (11.67%) DNS
13 14 (11.67%) SharePoint
13 14 (11.67%) Blackberry
13 14 (11.67%) IBM
14 13 (10.83%) IIS
15 12 (10.00%) MS Exchange
16 11 (9.17%) VMware
16 11 (9.17%) LAN
16 11 (9.17%) WAN
17 10 (8.33%) SQL Server
17 10 (8.33%) Retail
18 9 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
18 9 (7.50%) CMS
18 9 (7.50%) NetBackup
18 9 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
18 9 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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
1 101 (84.17%) IBM Notes
2 22 (18.33%) Lotus Domino
3 14 (11.67%) SharePoint
4 13 (10.83%) IIS
5 12 (10.00%) MS Exchange
6 9 (7.50%) CMS
7 7 (5.83%) GlassFish
8 4 (3.33%) Lync
8 4 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (3.33%) Magnolia
9 3 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.67%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.67%) GroupWise
11 1 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.83%) Site Server
11 1 (0.83%) Moodle
Applications
1 29 (24.17%) MS Office
2 23 (19.17%) MS Excel
3 9 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.83%) Google Apps
2 4 (3.33%) Office 365
3 2 (1.67%) IBM Blueworks
3 2 (1.67%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.67%) DNS
2 11 (9.17%) LAN
2 11 (9.17%) WAN
3 7 (5.83%) VPN
4 6 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.50%) SAN
6 2 (1.67%) POP3
6 2 (1.67%) SMTP
6 2 (1.67%) DHCP
6 2 (1.67%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.67%) Internet
6 2 (1.67%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (1.67%) IMAP
7 1 (0.83%) PABX
7 1 (0.83%) Firewall
7 1 (0.83%) Wireless
7 1 (0.83%) VLAN
7 1 (0.83%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.33%) DataStage
2 4 (3.33%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (1.67%) MS Access
3 2 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.83%) DB2
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.83%) CloverETL
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.67%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.83%) Subversion
2 1 (0.83%) JIRA
2 1 (0.83%) TestLink
General
1 17 (14.17%) Finance
2 10 (8.33%) Retail
3 9 (7.50%) German Language
4 5 (4.17%) Marketing
5 3 (2.50%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.67%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.83%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.83%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.83%) French Language
7 1 (0.83%) Automotive
7 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (30.83%) Analyst
2 17 (14.17%) Developer
3 13 (10.83%) Support Analyst
4 12 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 12 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 11 (9.17%) Desktop Support
6 10 (8.33%) Administrator
7 9 (7.50%) Service Analyst
7 9 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (5.83%) Lotus Notes Administrator
9 6 (5.00%) Consultant
9 6 (5.00%) Project Manager
10 5 (4.17%) Business Analyst
10 5 (4.17%) Migration Engineer
10 5 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
10 5 (4.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 5 (4.17%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 5 (4.17%) Desktop Analyst
10 5 (4.17%) Deskside Support
10 5 (4.17%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.50%) HTML
1 9 (7.50%) XML
2 7 (5.83%) Flash
3 6 (5.00%) .NET
4 5 (4.17%) Web Services
5 4 (3.33%) MSMQ
6 2 (1.67%) DHTML
6 2 (1.67%) Spring
7 1 (0.83%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.83%) HTML5
7 1 (0.83%) CSS3
7 1 (0.83%) CSS
7 1 (0.83%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.67%) Blackberry
2 9 (7.50%) Mobile App
3 8 (6.67%) CLARiiON
4 7 (5.83%) Thin Client
4 7 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.83%) Fat Client
5 6 (5.00%) iPhone
5 6 (5.00%) Client/Server
6 5 (4.17%) iPad
7 3 (2.50%) Social Media
8 2 (1.67%) Blog
8 2 (1.67%) NHS
8 2 (1.67%) Clustering
9 1 (0.83%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.83%) SCORM
9 1 (0.83%) PMI
9 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 56 (46.67%) Windows
2 18 (15.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (6.67%) Windows XP
5 7 (5.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.17%) Apple iOS
6 5 (4.17%) Linux
7 4 (3.33%) Windows Phone
8 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.67%) UNIX
9 2 (1.67%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.83%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.33%) Migration
2 26 (21.67%) ITIL
3 15 (12.50%) Service Management
4 9 (7.50%) Change Management
4 9 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 8 (6.67%) Asset Management
6 7 (5.83%) Content Management
6 7 (5.83%) Workflow
6 7 (5.83%) Web Development
6 7 (5.83%) Email Migration
7 6 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (5.00%) Project Management
8 5 (4.17%) CRM
8 5 (4.17%) ITSM
8 5 (4.17%) Document Management
8 5 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (4.17%) Release Management
8 5 (4.17%) Time Management
9 4 (3.33%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.50%) Java
2 6 (5.00%) SQL
3 2 (1.67%) Python
3 2 (1.67%) Google Apps Script
3 2 (1.67%) Perl
3 2 (1.67%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.67%) C
3 2 (1.67%) C++
4 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.50%) ISEB
2 3 (2.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.67%) Degree
4 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.83%) Dell Certification
4 1 (0.83%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.83%) MCTS
4 1 (0.83%) MCITP
4 1 (0.83%) DCSE
4 1 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.83%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.83%) MCP
4 1 (0.83%) HND
4 1 (0.83%) MCSE
4 1 (0.83%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.50%) QA
2 7 (5.83%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (18.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.83%) vSphere
3 4 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.33%) XenApp
4 1 (0.83%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (7.50%) NetBackup
2 6 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (3.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.83%) WSUS
4 1 (0.83%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 21 (17.50%) Citrix
3 14 (11.67%) IBM
4 11 (9.17%) VMware
5 8 (6.67%) Google
5 8 (6.67%) EMC
5 8 (6.67%) Symantec
6 7 (5.83%) Adobe
7 6 (5.00%) HP
8 5 (4.17%) Cisco
8 5 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (4.17%) Metastorm
9 4 (3.33%) Oracle
10 3 (2.50%) Dell
11 2 (1.67%) SAP
11 2 (1.67%) Cognos
11 2 (1.67%) BT
11 2 (1.67%) Novell
11 2 (1.67%) IronPort
12 1 (0.83%) NetApp