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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 136 115 127
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +12
Contract jobs citing Lotus 11 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.34% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.81% 0.31% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 2
Average daily rate
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£338 £160 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+110.93% -53.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £160 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £160 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £208 £150 £269
% change year-on-year
+38.33% -44.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £17.13 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +7.40%
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
1360 980 1216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.76% 41.63% 45.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 854 584 666
Average daily rate £375 £330 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £477 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 77 79
Average hourly rate £23.00 £18.78 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% -12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.88 £13.00 £10.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £31.20 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 2014. 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
Dorset - 4 £375 -
Wiltshire - 4 £325 -
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 10 (58.82%) Migration
3 8 (47.06%) Office 365
4 5 (29.41%) Windows
5 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
5 3 (17.65%) Dell
5 3 (17.65%) Lotus Domino
5 3 (17.65%) VPN
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.76%) DNS
6 2 (11.76%) IBM
6 2 (11.76%) LAN
6 2 (11.76%) DHCP
6 2 (11.76%) MS Office
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
6 2 (11.76%) Service Management
6 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
6 2 (11.76%) VMware
6 2 (11.76%) LANDesk
6 2 (11.76%) Mac OS
7 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.88%) iPad
7 1 (5.88%) SCCM
7 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (5.88%) iPhone
7 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.88%) COBIT

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (17.65%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) VPN
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) LAN
2 2 (11.76%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) 3G
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Migration Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Lotus Notes Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Lotus Notes Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Support Technician
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Business Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.88%) iPhone
2 1 (5.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Mac OS
2 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Service Management
3 1 (5.88%) Change Management
3 1 (5.88%) ITSM
3 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
1 3 (17.65%) Dell
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
2 2 (11.76%) LANDesk
2 2 (11.76%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) TOWER Software
3 1 (5.88%) Adobe
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