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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lotus
Rank 129 144 142
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Contract jobs citing Lotus 11 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.39% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.94% 0.52% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 1
Median daily rate £290 £294 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.27% -26.56%
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £338 £265
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +27.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £10.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.39%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -17.24%
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
1172 1351 1355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.53% 40.83% 40.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 726 807 858
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 85 74
Median hourly rate £24.50 £22.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.11% +11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.78 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.19 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

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
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 28 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lotus within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
Wiltshire +13 6 £130 -
Bristol +3 5 £340 +94.28%
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 25 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 19 (76.00%) Windows
3 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
4 13 (52.00%) Office 365
5 11 (44.00%) Windows 7
5 11 (44.00%) Migration
6 10 (40.00%) ITIL
7 7 (28.00%) MS Office
8 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
9 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
9 5 (20.00%) Skype for Business
9 5 (20.00%) Skype
9 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
9 5 (20.00%) IBM Domino
9 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
9 5 (20.00%) DNS
10 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (16.00%) Service Management
10 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
11 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
11 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
11 3 (12.00%) Replication
11 3 (12.00%) Data Security
11 3 (12.00%) Internet
11 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
12 2 (8.00%) SharePoint

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 25 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 5 (20.00%) IBM Domino
2 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (8.00%) GroupWise
3 2 (8.00%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Office
2 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (52.00%) Office 365
2 2 (8.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) DNS
1 5 (20.00%) Skype
2 3 (12.00%) Internet
3 2 (8.00%) Firewall
3 2 (8.00%) IMAP4
3 2 (8.00%) POP3
3 2 (8.00%) SMTP
3 2 (8.00%) SSL
3 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.00%) 3G
4 1 (4.00%) 4G
4 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.00%) Electronics
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Marketing
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (24.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Lotus Notes Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Deskside Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Deskside Support
4 4 (16.00%) Deskside Support Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Migration Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Project Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Office 365 Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Tester
6 2 (8.00%) UAT Manager
6 2 (8.00%) UAT Tester
7 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) IT Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Lotus Notes Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Office 365 Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Replication
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Migration
2 10 (40.00%) ITIL
3 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (16.00%) Service Management
5 3 (12.00%) Data Security
5 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (8.00%) Identity Management
6 2 (8.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (8.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.00%) Email Migration
7 1 (4.00%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Novell
2 2 (8.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix
3 1 (4.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) VMware