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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 27 May 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lotus
Rank 253 229 191
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -38
Contract jobs citing Lotus 21 31 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.33% 0.69%
As % of the Vendors category 0.47% 0.72% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 38
Median daily rate £150 £400 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +105.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £73 £169 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £472 £359
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £300 £193
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +55.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £32.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -54.19%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.43 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-2.75% +6.37%
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
4476 4328 4235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.10% 46.46% 47.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2666 2349 2126
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 247 245
Median hourly rate £20.21 £19.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.61% +14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Lotus as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lotus within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -6 8 £245 -38.75%
Oxfordshire +9 4 £150 -70.29%
Hampshire -10 4 £73 -83.88%
Surrey -7 3 £230 -
Buckinghamshire +5 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £200 -
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Lotus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Lotus.

1 44 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 28 (63.64%) Windows
3 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
4 15 (34.09%) Internet
5 13 (29.55%) Migration
6 12 (27.27%) ITIL
7 11 (25.00%) Incident Management
8 9 (20.45%) PeopleSoft
8 9 (20.45%) Acrobat
8 9 (20.45%) Adobe
8 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
8 9 (20.45%) DameWare
9 8 (18.18%) VPN
9 8 (18.18%) Windows XP
9 8 (18.18%) Windows 7
10 7 (15.91%) Change Control
10 7 (15.91%) MS Exchange
10 7 (15.91%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (15.91%) TCP/IP
11 6 (13.64%) Blackberry
11 6 (13.64%) SLA
11 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
11 6 (13.64%) Windows 2000
11 6 (13.64%) MS Office
12 5 (11.36%) BMC Marimba
12 5 (11.36%) Release Management
12 5 (11.36%) Windows 8
12 5 (11.36%) IPX
12 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (11.36%) BMC

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 44 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 7 (15.91%) MS Exchange
3 4 (9.09%) CMS
3 4 (9.09%) IBM Domino
3 4 (9.09%) Magnolia
4 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.55%) Drupal
5 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.55%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Acrobat
2 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.64%) MS Office
3 2 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Office 365
1 2 (4.55%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.09%) Internet
2 8 (18.18%) VPN
3 7 (15.91%) TCP/IP
4 5 (11.36%) IPX
5 2 (4.55%) Skype
6 1 (2.27%) Firewall
6 1 (2.27%) VoIP
General
1 4 (9.09%) German Language
1 4 (9.09%) Marketing
2 3 (6.82%) Back Office
2 3 (6.82%) Finance
3 2 (4.55%) French Language
3 2 (4.55%) Polish Language
4 1 (2.27%) Automotive
4 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) Analyst
2 13 (29.55%) Service Analyst
3 12 (27.27%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (22.73%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 9 (20.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (20.45%) Support Engineer
6 8 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (13.64%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 6 (13.64%) Consultant
7 6 (13.64%) Exchange Consultant
7 6 (13.64%) Exchange Migration Consultant
7 6 (13.64%) Help Desk Support
7 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Consultant
7 6 (13.64%) Migration Consultant
7 6 (13.64%) Service Desk Support
7 6 (13.64%) Service Desk Support Analyst
8 5 (11.36%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
8 5 (11.36%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (11.36%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (11.36%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Blackberry
2 4 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.55%) Blog
3 2 (4.55%) Social Media
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 28 (63.64%) Windows
2 8 (18.18%) Windows 7
2 8 (18.18%) Windows XP
3 6 (13.64%) Windows 2000
4 5 (11.36%) Windows 8
4 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.82%) Linux
6 3 (6.82%) NetWare
6 3 (6.82%) Unix
6 3 (6.82%) Windows 10
6 3 (6.82%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.27%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Migration
2 12 (27.27%) ITIL
3 11 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 7 (15.91%) Change Control
5 5 (11.36%) Release Management
6 4 (9.09%) Change Management
6 4 (9.09%) SEO
7 3 (6.82%) Patch Management
7 3 (6.82%) Software Distribution
8 2 (4.55%) Digital Content Management
8 2 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.55%) Pay per click
8 2 (4.55%) Re-Platforming
9 1 (2.27%) Application Discovery
9 1 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2
9 1 (2.27%) Project Management
9 1 (2.27%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (6.82%) Degree
2 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.27%) MCP
3 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) SLA
2 2 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (20.45%) DameWare
2 5 (11.36%) BMC Marimba
3 2 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.45%) Adobe
2 9 (20.45%) PeopleSoft
3 5 (11.36%) BMC
3 5 (11.36%) Novell
4 3 (6.82%) IBM
5 2 (4.55%) Citrix
5 2 (4.55%) Polycom
6 1 (2.27%) Google
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle
6 1 (2.27%) Sage