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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 132 140 124
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Contract jobs citing Lotus 11 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.35% 0.031% 0.087%
As % of the Vendors category 0.90% 0.073% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£150 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £9.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.21 £14.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-8.89% -1.69%
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
1229 1370 1008
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.54% 43.12% 43.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 704 820 581
Average daily rate £360 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 80 56
Average hourly rate £20.19 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.56% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £37.50 £41.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lotus across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lotus within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +6 5 £150 -
Wiltshire - 5 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 28 (84.85%) IBM Notes
2 20 (60.61%) Active Directory
3 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
4 15 (45.45%) MS Exchange
5 14 (42.42%) ITIL
5 14 (42.42%) SQL
6 11 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (30.30%) Windows
8 9 (27.27%) MS Office
9 8 (24.24%) IBM
9 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (18.18%) Migration
11 5 (15.15%) Lotus Domino
11 5 (15.15%) VMware
11 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (12.12%) Email Migration
12 4 (12.12%) Citrix
13 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
13 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
13 3 (9.09%) Windows 8
14 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
14 2 (6.06%) SCCM
14 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
14 2 (6.06%) VoIP
14 2 (6.06%) Terminal Services
15 1 (3.03%) Adobe
15 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
15 1 (3.03%) MSI
15 1 (3.03%) X-Windows

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 28 (84.85%) IBM Notes
2 15 (45.45%) MS Exchange
3 11 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (15.15%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.03%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.06%) VoIP
3 1 (3.03%) LAN
3 1 (3.03%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (3.03%) MSI
General
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Support Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Administrator
3 7 (21.21%) Lotus Notes Administrator
3 7 (21.21%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (15.15%) Consultant
5 5 (15.15%) Domino Consultant
6 4 (12.12%) Domino Administrator
6 4 (12.12%) Migration Consultant
7 3 (9.09%) Desktop Support
7 3 (9.09%) Lotus Notes Consultant
8 2 (6.06%) Technical Support
8 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Desktop Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) IT Support Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Desktop Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) X-Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Replication
1 1 (3.03%) iPhone
1 1 (3.03%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Windows
2 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) Migration
3 4 (12.12%) Email Migration
4 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.03%) Project Management
4 1 (3.03%) Service Management
4 1 (3.03%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) VBScript
2 1 (3.03%) VB
System Software
1 20 (60.61%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) Terminal Services
2 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
2 8 (24.24%) IBM
3 5 (15.15%) VMware
4 4 (12.12%) Citrix
5 1 (3.03%) TOWER Software
5 1 (3.03%) Adobe