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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lotus
Rank 138 147 140
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs citing Lotus 1 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.036% 0.25% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 0.085% 0.61% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 6
Median daily rate £350 £120 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+191.66% -66.89%
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £185 £225
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -17.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £12.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year
+118.75% -11.76%
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
1171 1314 1361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.93% 41.17% 41.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 750 838 850
Median daily rate £350 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £201 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 63 127
Median hourly rate £21.13 £34.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.76% +52.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £43.50 £46.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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
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 8 December 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
Bristol 0 1 £350 +191.66%
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 13 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 11 (84.62%) Windows
3 8 (61.54%) Migration
3 8 (61.54%) Office 365
4 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
4 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 5 (38.46%) MS Office
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL
5 4 (30.77%) IBM Domino
5 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
5 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
5 4 (30.77%) DNS
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (30.77%) Replication
5 4 (30.77%) Service Management
5 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
5 4 (30.77%) Data Security
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
6 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
7 2 (15.38%) Skype
7 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
7 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
7 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
7 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
7 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business

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 13 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 4 (30.77%) IBM Domino
2 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
3 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Office
2 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (61.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) Skype
3 1 (7.69%) 3G
3 1 (7.69%) 4G
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
2 2 (15.38%) Electronics
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Deskside Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Deskside Support
1 4 (30.77%) Deskside Support Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Lotus Notes Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Project Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Migration Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Tester
2 2 (15.38%) UAT Manager
2 2 (15.38%) UAT Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Migration
2 4 (30.77%) Data Security
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
2 4 (30.77%) Service Management
3 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
4 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.69%) Email Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) HP