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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 126 142 112
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -30
Contract jobs citing Lotus 7 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.23% 0.033% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.62% 0.078% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£118 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £190 £310
% change year-on-year
+57.89% -38.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £9.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +1.75%
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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
1123 1284 894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.65% 42.86% 43.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 835 521
Average daily rate £365 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 81 56
Average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £13.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.01% +23.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £11.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.30 £37.50 £40.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 22 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Wiltshire - 3 £115 -
Bristol 0 1 £120 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - -
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 29 (82.86%) IBM Notes
2 21 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
4 16 (45.71%) MS Exchange
5 14 (40.00%) SQL
5 14 (40.00%) ITIL
6 12 (34.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (31.43%) Windows
8 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (22.86%) MS Office
9 8 (22.86%) IBM
10 6 (17.14%) Migration
10 6 (17.14%) VMware
10 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (14.29%) Lotus Domino
11 5 (14.29%) Citrix
12 4 (11.43%) Windows XP
12 4 (11.43%) Email Migration
13 3 (8.57%) Windows 8
13 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
13 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
14 2 (5.71%) VoIP
14 2 (5.71%) Terminal Services
14 2 (5.71%) SCCM
15 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
15 1 (2.86%) Application Packaging
15 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
15 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 29 (82.86%) IBM Notes
2 16 (45.71%) MS Exchange
3 12 (34.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (14.29%) Lotus Domino
5 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.71%) VoIP
3 1 (2.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MSI
General
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Support Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Administrator
3 7 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (20.00%) Lotus Notes Administrator
4 6 (17.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Domino Consultant
5 5 (14.29%) Consultant
6 4 (11.43%) Migration Consultant
6 4 (11.43%) Domino Administrator
7 3 (8.57%) Lotus Notes Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support
8 2 (5.71%) Technical Support
8 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Manager
9 1 (2.86%) Business Project Manager
9 1 (2.86%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Application Packaging
1 1 (2.86%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Windows
2 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (11.43%) Windows XP
5 3 (8.57%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.86%) AIX
6 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) ITIL
2 6 (17.14%) Migration
3 4 (11.43%) Email Migration
4 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (2.86%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (2.86%) Service Management
4 1 (2.86%) Change Management
4 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.86%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) VBScript
2 1 (2.86%) VB
System Software
1 21 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.71%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.86%) IBM
3 6 (17.14%) VMware
4 5 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle
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