The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank - 45 41
Contract jobs citing Lotus 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.88% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category - 1.87% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate
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- £244 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -51.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +28.84%
Lotus
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Vendors Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
206 214 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 35.89% 46.93% 43.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 133 88
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 6
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -20.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £10.63 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £16.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lotus across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lotus across the South Wales region.

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lotus across the South Wales region.

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Lotus
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 29 August 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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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
Cardiff - - - -
Lotus
Wales

Lotus
Top 16 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Sophos
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Lumension
2 2 (66.67%) assyst
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 3 (100.00%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Deskside Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Sophos
1 3 (100.00%) Lumension