The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank - 82 75
Contract jobs citing Lotus 0 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey - 0.70% 0.95%
As % of the Vendors category - 1.41% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 11
Average daily rate
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- £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-31.42% +4.47%
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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 Surrey region.

Vendors Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
703 638 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 48.75% 49.96% 52.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 347 393
Average daily rate £368 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 31 38
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £12.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.50 £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Lotus
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 1 (100.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Field Service Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Field Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec