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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 118 - 120
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Lotus 24 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.76% - 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 1.92% - 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Average daily rate
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£170 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £190 £260
% change year-on-year
+57.89% -26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.21 £14.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-15.79% -1.69%
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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
1252 1265 1095
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.85% 43.34% 45.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 740 712 633
Average daily rate £365 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 77 66
Average hourly rate £20.12 £15.50 £15.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.82% +1.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.85 £35.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.13
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -3.44%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 - 14 £325 -
Dorset - - - -
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 32 (86.49%) IBM Notes
2 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
2 19 (51.35%) Active Directory
3 14 (37.84%) SQL
3 14 (37.84%) ITIL
3 14 (37.84%) MS Exchange
4 11 (29.73%) Migration
5 10 (27.03%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (24.32%) Windows
6 9 (24.32%) MS Office
7 8 (21.62%) IBM
8 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (13.51%) VMware
9 5 (13.51%) Lotus Domino
9 5 (13.51%) Office 365
9 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (10.81%) Email Migration
11 3 (8.11%) Windows XP
11 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
11 3 (8.11%) Citrix
11 3 (8.11%) Windows 8
12 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
12 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (5.41%) SCCM
13 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
13 1 (2.70%) iPhone
13 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
13 1 (2.70%) Application Packaging
13 1 (2.70%) Windows 7

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 32 (86.49%) IBM Notes
2 14 (37.84%) MS Exchange
3 10 (27.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (13.51%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (24.32%) MS Office
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.70%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.70%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) LAN
2 1 (2.70%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (2.70%) MSI
General
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Support Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Administrator
3 7 (18.92%) Lotus Notes Administrator
4 6 (16.22%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (16.22%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (16.22%) Consultant
4 6 (16.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Domino Consultant
5 5 (13.51%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Migration Consultant
6 4 (10.81%) Lotus Notes Consultant
6 4 (10.81%) Domino Administrator
7 3 (8.11%) Desktop Support
8 2 (5.41%) Technical Support
8 2 (5.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Desktop Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) IT Support Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Desktop Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) X-Windows
1 1 (2.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Replication
1 1 (2.70%) iPhone
1 1 (2.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Windows
2 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.11%) Windows 8
4 3 (8.11%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) ITIL
2 11 (29.73%) Migration
3 4 (10.81%) Email Migration
4 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.70%) Project Management
4 1 (2.70%) Service Management
4 1 (2.70%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) VBScript
2 1 (2.70%) VB
System Software
1 19 (51.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.70%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.62%) IBM
3 5 (13.51%) VMware
4 3 (8.11%) Citrix
5 1 (2.70%) TOWER Software
5 1 (2.70%) Adobe
5 1 (2.70%) Dell