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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 195 190 212
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +22
Contract jobs citing Lotus 57 54 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.62% 0.62% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 1.32% 1.27% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 27 14
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£300 £319 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +35.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £179 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £275 £235
% change year-on-year
-3.63% +17.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 12
Average hourly rate £13.75 £14.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £17.00 £19.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £13.25
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +20.75%
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
4322 4266 5001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.80% 49.06% 50.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2236 2167 2160
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 £215 £215 £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 272 252 294
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.55 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.35% -4.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 17 £300 +50.00% 5
Hampshire -9 10 £240 -45.14% 1
Surrey -7 9 £400 +28.00%
Kent - 5 £145 -
Buckinghamshire -14 3 - - 1
Isle of Wight - 1 £300 - 2
Oxfordshire - - - -
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England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 113 (85.61%) IBM Notes
2 64 (48.48%) Windows
3 51 (38.64%) Microsoft
4 36 (27.27%) MS Office
5 32 (24.24%) Migration
6 29 (21.97%) Active Directory
7 27 (20.45%) ITIL
7 27 (20.45%) Lotus Domino
8 25 (18.94%) MS Excel
9 21 (15.91%) Citrix
10 19 (14.39%) Windows 7
11 18 (13.64%) Finance
12 16 (12.12%) Blackberry
12 16 (12.12%) MS Exchange
13 15 (11.36%) SharePoint
13 15 (11.36%) WAN
13 15 (11.36%) Java
14 14 (10.61%) LAN
14 14 (10.61%) IBM
14 14 (10.61%) DNS
14 14 (10.61%) Service Management
15 12 (9.09%) HTML
15 12 (9.09%) IIS
16 11 (8.33%) VMware
17 10 (7.58%) Retail
17 10 (7.58%) MS PowerPoint
17 10 (7.58%) SQL Server
17 10 (7.58%) SLA
17 10 (7.58%) Windows Server 2008
18 9 (6.82%) Mobile App

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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
1 113 (85.61%) IBM Notes
2 27 (20.45%) Lotus Domino
3 16 (12.12%) MS Exchange
4 15 (11.36%) SharePoint
5 12 (9.09%) IIS
6 9 (6.82%) CMS
7 8 (6.06%) Lync
8 7 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (4.55%) GlassFish
10 4 (3.03%) Magnolia
11 3 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (2.27%) Zimbra
11 3 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (1.52%) GroupWise
13 1 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.76%) Site Server
13 1 (0.76%) Moodle
Applications
1 36 (27.27%) MS Office
2 25 (18.94%) MS Excel
3 10 (7.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (4.55%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.76%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.30%) Google Apps
1 7 (5.30%) Office 365
2 2 (1.52%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.76%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.36%) WAN
2 14 (10.61%) LAN
2 14 (10.61%) DNS
3 8 (6.06%) VPN
4 7 (5.30%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.27%) SAN
5 3 (2.27%) DHCP
6 2 (1.52%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.52%) VoIP
6 2 (1.52%) POP3
6 2 (1.52%) SMTP
6 2 (1.52%) Internet
6 2 (1.52%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (1.52%) IMAP
7 1 (0.76%) PABX
7 1 (0.76%) RTP
7 1 (0.76%) Firewall
7 1 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.76%) Wireless
7 1 (0.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.03%) DataStage
2 4 (3.03%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (1.52%) MS Access
3 2 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.76%) DB2
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.76%) CloverETL
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.52%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.52%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.76%) Subversion
2 1 (0.76%) JIRA
General
1 18 (13.64%) Finance
2 10 (7.58%) Retail
3 9 (6.82%) German Language
4 5 (3.79%) Marketing
5 2 (1.52%) Italian Language
5 2 (1.52%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.76%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.76%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.76%) French Language
6 1 (0.76%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 36 (27.27%) Analyst
2 20 (15.15%) Developer
3 14 (10.61%) Support Analyst
3 14 (10.61%) Support Engineer
4 12 (9.09%) Desktop Support
5 10 (7.58%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (7.58%) Administrator
5 10 (7.58%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (6.06%) Project Manager
7 7 (5.30%) Service Analyst
7 7 (5.30%) Lotus Notes Developer
7 7 (5.30%) Lotus Notes Administrator
8 6 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
8 6 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 6 (4.55%) Consultant
9 5 (3.79%) Business Analyst
9 5 (3.79%) Architect
9 5 (3.79%) Migration Engineer
9 5 (3.79%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 5 (3.79%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.09%) HTML
2 9 (6.82%) XML
3 7 (5.30%) .NET
4 6 (4.55%) Flash
5 5 (3.79%) Web Services
6 4 (3.03%) CSS
6 4 (3.03%) MSMQ
7 2 (1.52%) DHTML
7 2 (1.52%) Spring
8 1 (0.76%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.76%) JSON
8 1 (0.76%) HTML5
8 1 (0.76%) CSS3
8 1 (0.76%) XPages
8 1 (0.76%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.12%) Blackberry
2 9 (6.82%) Mobile App
3 8 (6.06%) iPhone
4 7 (5.30%) Thin Client
4 7 (5.30%) Fat Client
4 7 (5.30%) CLARiiON
4 7 (5.30%) iPad
5 6 (4.55%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.27%) Social Media
7 3 (2.27%) PMI
8 2 (1.52%) NHS
8 2 (1.52%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.52%) Handset
8 2 (1.52%) Clustering
8 2 (1.52%) Blog
9 1 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.76%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.76%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 64 (48.48%) Windows
2 19 (14.39%) Windows 7
3 10 (7.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (6.82%) Windows XP
5 6 (4.55%) Apple iOS
5 6 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.79%) Windows Phone
6 5 (3.79%) Linux
7 4 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.27%) Android
9 2 (1.52%) UNIX
9 2 (1.52%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.76%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (24.24%) Migration
2 27 (20.45%) ITIL
3 14 (10.61%) Service Management
4 9 (6.82%) Asset Management
4 9 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (6.06%) Workflow
5 8 (6.06%) Project Management
5 8 (6.06%) Change Management
5 8 (6.06%) E-Commerce
6 7 (5.30%) Content Management
6 7 (5.30%) Email Migration
7 6 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (4.55%) Web Development
8 5 (3.79%) Document Management
8 5 (3.79%) ITSM
8 5 (3.79%) CRM
8 5 (3.79%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (3.79%) Release Management
8 5 (3.79%) Time Management
9 4 (3.03%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.36%) Java
2 6 (4.55%) SQL
3 4 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.27%) C++
5 2 (1.52%) C
5 2 (1.52%) Perl
5 2 (1.52%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.52%) Python
5 2 (1.52%) LotusScript
5 2 (1.52%) Google Apps Script
6 1 (0.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (5.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.27%) PMI Certification
2 3 (2.27%) Degree
2 3 (2.27%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.27%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (1.52%) MCTS
3 2 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.52%) CCNA
3 2 (1.52%) ISEB
3 2 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.52%) MCSE
4 1 (0.76%) MCSA
4 1 (0.76%) MCP
4 1 (0.76%) HND
4 1 (0.76%) CNE
4 1 (0.76%) Novell Certification
4 1 (0.76%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.76%) PMP
4 1 (0.76%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.58%) SLA
2 9 (6.82%) QA
System Software
1 29 (21.97%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.55%) vSphere
3 5 (3.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.79%) XenApp
4 1 (0.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (6.06%) NetBackup
2 6 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (3.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.76%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.76%) WSUS
4 1 (0.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 51 (38.64%) Microsoft
2 21 (15.91%) Citrix
3 14 (10.61%) IBM
4 11 (8.33%) VMware
5 8 (6.06%) Google
6 7 (5.30%) Cisco
6 7 (5.30%) HP
6 7 (5.30%) EMC
6 7 (5.30%) Symantec
7 6 (4.55%) Adobe
7 6 (4.55%) Oracle
8 5 (3.79%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (3.79%) Metastorm
9 4 (3.03%) Dell
10 3 (2.27%) SAP
11 2 (1.52%) BT
11 2 (1.52%) Novell
11 2 (1.52%) IronPort
12 1 (0.76%) Polycom
12 1 (0.76%) Iron Mountain
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