The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 38 37 34
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing Lotus 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.62% 1.13% 0.95%
As % of the Vendors category 1.26% 2.63% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£431 - £98
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £160 £235
% change year-on-year
+92.18% -31.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +7.40%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire region.

Vendors Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
159 152 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 48.92% 42.94% 38.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 66 47
Average daily rate £338 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £200 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 13
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.58 £8.80 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £35.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lotus across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lotus across the South Yorkshire region.

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lotus across the South Yorkshire region.

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 4 (66.67%) IBM Notes
1 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) SLA
2 3 (50.00%) FMCG
2 3 (50.00%) iSeries
3 2 (33.33%) Quickr
3 2 (33.33%) Office 365
3 2 (33.33%) Infor
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Terminal Server
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Intranet
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) SNMP
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (33.33%) Cognos

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 4 (66.67%) IBM Notes
1 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Quickr
2 2 (33.33%) Lotus Domino
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Intranet
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) VoIP
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
1 2 (33.33%) SNMP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
General
1 4 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) FMCG
1 3 (50.00%) iSeries
2 2 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) ERP
2 2 (33.33%) Network Design
2 2 (33.33%) Logistics
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Infor
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix
1 2 (33.33%) Cognos
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft