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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 54 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Lotus 9 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.45% - 0.93%
As % of the Vendors category 3.47% - 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate
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£394 - £244
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 - £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 - £271
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £200 £225
% change year-on-year
+70.00% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-31.42% +16.66%
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
259 236 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 41.77% 38.94% 50.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 159 131
Average daily rate £350 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £193 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £474 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 15
Average hourly rate £15.86 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £13.50 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £22.50 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.16%

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 3 August 2015. 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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Newport - 7 £394 -
Lotus
Wales

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 9 (90.00%) IBM Notes
1 9 (90.00%) Office 365
2 5 (50.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) AIX
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Ingres
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (50.00%) Project Management
2 5 (50.00%) Project Planning
3 4 (40.00%) Migration
3 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (40.00%) Clearswift
3 4 (40.00%) SMTP
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (30.00%) Change Control
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 9 (90.00%) IBM Notes
2 4 (40.00%) Lotus Domino
2 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 9 (90.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Ingres
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Specialist
3 3 (30.00%) Implementation Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) AIX
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
1 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 5 (50.00%) Project Management
1 5 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 5 (50.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Change Control
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Clearswift
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix