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 29 April 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lotus
Rank 103 85 87
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +2
Contract jobs citing Lotus 1 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.076% 0.44% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.93% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Average daily rate - £238 £208
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £300 £201
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +49.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+5.35% -
Lotus
South East

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
735 645 773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 55.56% 47.18% 53.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 353 396
Average daily rate £425 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 35 44
Average hourly rate £28.75 £15.75 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.53% -38.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £10.75 £14.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lotus within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Egham +4 1 - -
Lotus
South East

Lotus
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Novell
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) Sophos
4 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 8

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Novell
3 1 (25.00%) Sophos