The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lotus
Rank 128 130 146
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +16
Contract jobs citing Lotus 16 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.54% 0.23% 0.034%
As % of the Vendors category 1.26% 0.61% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 0
Median daily rate £250 £118 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+112.76% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £300 £193
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +55.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 - -
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 West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1272 1148 1257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.76% 37.39% 42.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 787 661 827
Median daily rate £370 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £516 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 103 76
Median hourly rate £21.50 £20.19 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.51% +17.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £41.75 £37.50
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 West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Lotus as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Lotus
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lotus across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Lotus Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Lotus
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Wiltshire +1 9 £140 +21.73%
Gloucestershire +6 3 £425 -
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 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 West region with a requirement for Lotus.

1 23 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 21 (91.30%) Active Directory
3 19 (82.61%) Windows
4 10 (43.48%) ITIL
5 9 (39.13%) Office 365
6 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
7 7 (30.43%) Migration
7 7 (30.43%) IBM Domino
8 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
9 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
9 5 (21.74%) Internet
9 5 (21.74%) Service Management
9 5 (21.74%) SLA
10 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
10 4 (17.39%) MS Office
10 4 (17.39%) Blackberry
10 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
10 4 (17.39%) Skype for Business
10 4 (17.39%) Skype
11 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
11 3 (13.04%) Billing
11 3 (13.04%) Windows Vista
11 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
11 3 (13.04%) Apple
11 3 (13.04%) Acrobat
11 3 (13.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (13.04%) Symantec
11 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
11 3 (13.04%) Firewall

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 23 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 7 (30.43%) IBM Domino
3 4 (17.39%) Skype for Business
4 3 (13.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
4 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
5 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (8.70%) GroupWise
5 2 (8.70%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Office
2 3 (13.04%) Acrobat
3 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (39.13%) Office 365
2 2 (8.70%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.70%) SaaS
3 1 (4.35%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Internet
2 4 (17.39%) Skype
2 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
3 3 (13.04%) DNS
3 3 (13.04%) Firewall
4 2 (8.70%) IMAP4
4 2 (8.70%) POP3
4 2 (8.70%) SMTP
4 2 (8.70%) SSL
5 1 (4.35%) DHCP
5 1 (4.35%) LAN
5 1 (4.35%) MPLS
5 1 (4.35%) VPN
5 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (13.04%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Support Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (21.74%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Consultant
4 4 (17.39%) Lotus Notes Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Migration Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Desktop Support
5 3 (13.04%) IT Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Deskside Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Deskside Support
6 2 (8.70%) Deskside Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Office 365 Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Migration Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Blackberry
2 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) PDA
4 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.35%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
4 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
5 3 (13.04%) Windows 2000
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Vista
5 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) ITIL
2 7 (30.43%) Migration
3 5 (21.74%) Service Management
4 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
4 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.70%) Identity Management
5 2 (8.70%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity Management
6 1 (4.35%) Data Management
6 1 (4.35%) ITSM
6 1 (4.35%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) CCNA
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) COBIT
System Software
1 21 (91.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Adobe
2 3 (13.04%) Apple
2 3 (13.04%) Citrix
2 3 (13.04%) Dell
2 3 (13.04%) IBM
2 3 (13.04%) Symantec
2 3 (13.04%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) Novell
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) LANDesk
4 1 (4.35%) NetApp