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 24 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank - - 52
Contract jobs citing Lotus 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - - 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £150 £269
% change year-on-year
+73.33% -44.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +7.40%
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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
223 183 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 40.69% 43.88% 49.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 103 99
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £226 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £473 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 15
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.63% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £13.55 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.05 £20.84 £21.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 24 December 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
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Job
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