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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 135 143 100
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -43
Contract jobs citing Lotus 14 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.41% 0.15% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 1.00% 0.38% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 3
Average daily rate
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£369 £400 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% +142.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £400 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £400 £293
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+54.44% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-31.42% +2.94%
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
1405 1304 908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.54% 40.23% 40.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 859 820 539
Average daily rate £370 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £203 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £520 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 67 68
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.47 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £42.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

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
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 2 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lotus within the South West region over the 3 months to 2 September 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 +9 9 £325 -18.75%
Dorset -1 1 - -
Wiltshire -8 1 - -
Devon - 1 £413 -
Somerset - 1 - -
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 17 (77.27%) IBM Notes
3 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
4 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (40.91%) VMware
5 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (40.91%) Linux
5 9 (40.91%) Oracle
6 8 (36.36%) MS Exchange
6 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (31.82%) Citrix
8 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
9 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
9 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
9 5 (22.73%) IIS
9 5 (22.73%) SQL
9 5 (22.73%) .NET
9 5 (22.73%) Finance
10 4 (18.18%) Migration
10 4 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
10 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (18.18%) Fedora
10 4 (18.18%) Perl
10 4 (18.18%) Lotus Domino
10 4 (18.18%) Apache
10 4 (18.18%) Tomcat
10 4 (18.18%) Python

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 17 (77.27%) IBM Notes
2 8 (36.36%) MS Exchange
3 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (22.73%) IIS
5 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (18.18%) Lotus Domino
5 4 (18.18%) Apache
5 4 (18.18%) Tomcat
6 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (4.55%) Lync
7 1 (4.55%) GroupWise
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) VoIP
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (18.18%) MarkLogic
3 1 (4.55%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Support Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Administrator
2 4 (18.18%) Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Architect
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) .NET
2 4 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Client/Server
2 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (40.91%) Linux
4 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (18.18%) CentOS
6 4 (18.18%) Fedora
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.55%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 4 (18.18%) Migration
2 4 (18.18%) SDLC
3 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL
3 1 (4.55%) CRM
3 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (4.55%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
1 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
2 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
2 4 (18.18%) Perl
2 4 (18.18%) Python
3 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) A+ Certification
1 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.64%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Puppet
1 4 (18.18%) Vagrant
1 4 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (18.18%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle
1 9 (40.91%) VMware
2 7 (31.82%) Citrix
3 4 (18.18%) NetApp
3 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) Altiris
4 1 (4.55%) SAP