The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lotus
Rank 485 438 342
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -96
Contract jobs citing Lotus 158 206 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.37% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 0.66% 0.83% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 98 156
Median daily rate £270 £325 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% +71.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £175 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £325 £200
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +62.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 30 30
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.94 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.64% -7.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.95 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.20 £32.00 £22.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £12.94 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+15.96% -10.79%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23822 24870 24146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.88% 44.48% 44.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 14676 14571 13634
Median daily rate £400 £390 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 813 1114 1032
Median hourly rate £20.25 £18.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.25% +7.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.17 £10.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.49% +7.19%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Lotus as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend

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

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Lotus
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lotus within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Lotus Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Lotus
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lotus within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Lotus Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Lotus
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lotus within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 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
England -7 143 £260 -20.00% 16
London +22 55 £350 +9.89% 3
North East - 16 £260 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 16 £260 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 16 £260 - 1
South West 0 15 £195 -40.00% 2
South East 0 13 £150 -53.84%
East of England +3 12 £294 +6.81% 1
West Midlands -13 11 £320 -34.35% 2
North West -32 11 £500 +12.35%
Wiltshire -7 9 £125 +8.69% 1
Scotland -28 9 £325 -7.14% 1
Swindon +4 8 £125 +8.69%
City of London +28 7 £378 +37.27%
Yorkshire -2 7 £475 +46.15% 5
Glasgow -3 7 £325 -7.14% 1
Birmingham 0 6 £275 -50.00% 1
Manchester -27 6 £500 +5.26%
Wales +16 5 £450 +12.50%
Cambridgeshire +14 4 £135 -
Hertfordshire +14 4 £294 +6.81% 1
South Yorkshire +1 4 £475 +46.15%
Hampshire -1 4 £77 -83.00%
Berkshire -8 4 - -
Sheffield -9 4 £475 +46.15%
South Wales +13 3 £413 +4.76%
Surrey -1 3 £230 -
Wellingborough -1 3 - -
Northamptonshire -1 3 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead -2 3 £350 +366.66%

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 with a requirement for Lotus.

1 284 (96.27%) IBM Notes
2 167 (56.61%) Windows
3 117 (39.66%) Active Directory
4 110 (37.29%) Microsoft
5 86 (29.15%) MS Office
5 86 (29.15%) IBM Domino
6 81 (27.46%) ITIL
7 68 (23.05%) MS Excel
8 67 (22.71%) Migration
9 60 (20.34%) Citrix
10 54 (18.31%) Finance
11 52 (17.63%) Office 365
12 49 (16.61%) Windows 7
13 47 (15.93%) SharePoint
13 47 (15.93%) MS Exchange
14 41 (13.90%) IBM
15 39 (13.22%) Blackberry
16 38 (12.88%) VMware
17 37 (12.54%) DNS
18 35 (11.86%) Windows Server
19 34 (11.53%) Microsoft Certification
19 34 (11.53%) Internet
19 34 (11.53%) SQL
20 33 (11.19%) Oracle
20 33 (11.19%) Security Cleared
20 33 (11.19%) Windows Server 2008
21 32 (10.85%) Windows 8
22 31 (10.51%) Windows XP
23 30 (10.17%) Project Management
24 29 (9.83%) DHCP

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 284 (96.27%) IBM Notes
2 86 (29.15%) IBM Domino
3 47 (15.93%) MS Exchange
3 47 (15.93%) SharePoint
4 29 (9.83%) Skype for Business
5 27 (9.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 22 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2010
7 18 (6.10%) Apache
7 18 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2013
7 18 (6.10%) IIS
8 17 (5.76%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (1.36%) CMS
10 4 (1.36%) Magnolia
11 3 (1.02%) IBM Connections
11 3 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (1.02%) WebLogic
11 3 (1.02%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 86 (29.15%) MS Office
2 68 (23.05%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.05%) Acrobat
4 6 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.36%) MS Project
6 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.02%) Eikon
2 2 (0.68%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 52 (17.63%) Office 365
2 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.02%) OneDrive
3 2 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (0.68%) SaaS
4 1 (0.34%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.34%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 37 (12.54%) DNS
2 34 (11.53%) Internet
3 29 (9.83%) DHCP
4 28 (9.49%) TCP/IP
5 27 (9.15%) VPN
6 26 (8.81%) Firewall
7 17 (5.76%) Skype
7 17 (5.76%) SMTP
8 16 (5.42%) LAN
9 7 (2.37%) SSL
10 6 (2.03%) WAN
10 6 (2.03%) Wireless
11 4 (1.36%) Ethernet
11 4 (1.36%) Intranet
11 4 (1.36%) IPX
11 4 (1.36%) Unified Communications
11 4 (1.36%) WLAN
12 3 (1.02%) LDAP
12 3 (1.02%) Network Security
13 2 (0.68%) IMAP4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.80%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.36%) RDBMS
2 4 (1.36%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.68%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.34%) DB2
4 1 (0.34%) GIS
4 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.34%) QlikView
4 1 (0.34%) Spotfire
4 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (5.42%) MSI
2 1 (0.34%) JBuilder
2 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 54 (18.31%) Finance
2 18 (6.10%) Banking
3 8 (2.71%) Marketing
3 8 (2.71%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.37%) Billing
4 7 (2.37%) German Language
5 6 (2.03%) French Language
6 5 (1.69%) Retail
7 4 (1.36%) Legal
8 3 (1.02%) Back Office
8 3 (1.02%) Law
8 3 (1.02%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.68%) Polish Language
9 2 (0.68%) Portuguese Language
9 2 (0.68%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.34%) Cantonese Language
10 1 (0.34%) International Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.34%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 59 (20.00%) Analyst
2 45 (15.25%) Support Engineer
3 39 (13.22%) Service Analyst
4 35 (11.86%) 2nd Line Support
5 31 (10.51%) Service Desk Analyst
6 28 (9.49%) Administrator
7 25 (8.47%) Developer
8 23 (7.80%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 23 (7.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 23 (7.80%) Consultant
9 22 (7.46%) Desktop Support
10 21 (7.12%) Architect
11 16 (5.42%) Project Manager
12 15 (5.08%) Lotus Notes Administrator
13 14 (4.75%) Desktop Engineer
13 14 (4.75%) Help Desk Support
13 14 (4.75%) Lotus Notes Developer
14 13 (4.41%) 3rd Line Support
14 13 (4.41%) Support Analyst
15 12 (4.07%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.42%) Middleware
2 15 (5.08%) HTML
3 8 (2.71%) CSS
3 8 (2.71%) XML
4 7 (2.37%) Web Services
5 6 (2.03%) .NET
5 6 (2.03%) Ajax
6 5 (1.69%) jQuery
7 4 (1.36%) ODBC
8 3 (1.02%) JSON
8 3 (1.02%) XPages
9 2 (0.68%) Dojo
9 2 (0.68%) JavaBeans
9 2 (0.68%) SOAP
10 1 (0.34%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.34%) DHTML
10 1 (0.34%) React
10 1 (0.34%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 39 (13.22%) Blackberry
2 22 (7.46%) Clustering
3 17 (5.76%) Data Centre
4 16 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (5.08%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.37%) CMDB
7 5 (1.69%) iPad
8 4 (1.36%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.36%) iPhone
8 4 (1.36%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.36%) Replication
9 3 (1.02%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.02%) Health Informatics
9 3 (1.02%) Informatics
9 3 (1.02%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.02%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.68%) Blog
10 2 (0.68%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 167 (56.61%) Windows
2 49 (16.61%) Windows 7
3 35 (11.86%) Windows Server
4 33 (11.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (10.85%) Windows 8
6 31 (10.51%) Windows XP
7 25 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (5.42%) Unix
9 14 (4.75%) Linux
10 13 (4.41%) Windows 10
11 12 (4.07%) Apple iOS
12 11 (3.73%) Windows 2000
13 7 (2.37%) Mac OS
14 3 (1.02%) Mac OS X
14 3 (1.02%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.68%) Android
15 2 (0.68%) NetWare
15 2 (0.68%) VMS
15 2 (0.68%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (27.46%) ITIL
2 67 (22.71%) Migration
3 30 (10.17%) Project Management
4 27 (9.15%) Incident Management
5 20 (6.78%) Problem Management
6 19 (6.44%) Change Management
7 17 (5.76%) Change Control
8 16 (5.42%) Application Packaging
8 16 (5.42%) High Availability
8 16 (5.42%) ITIL V3
9 15 (5.08%) Service Management
10 14 (4.75%) Service Delivery
11 12 (4.07%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (3.73%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (3.39%) Configuration Management
14 9 (3.05%) E-Commerce
15 8 (2.71%) Document Management
16 7 (2.37%) CRM
16 7 (2.37%) Information Security
16 7 (2.37%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (11.53%) SQL
2 17 (5.76%) JavaScript
2 17 (5.76%) PowerShell
3 16 (5.42%) Java
4 14 (4.75%) LotusScript
5 8 (2.71%) VBScript
6 6 (2.03%) Python
6 6 (2.03%) VB
7 4 (1.36%) C#
8 3 (1.02%) C
8 3 (1.02%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.68%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.68%) VBA
10 1 (0.34%) C++
10 1 (0.34%) Formula Language
10 1 (0.34%) Perl
10 1 (0.34%) PHP
Qualifications
1 34 (11.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (11.19%) Security Cleared
3 19 (6.44%) SC Cleared
4 14 (4.75%) Degree
5 12 (4.07%) MCP
6 11 (3.73%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (3.73%) MCSE
7 5 (1.69%) A+ Certification
8 4 (1.36%) ACDT
8 4 (1.36%) ACHDS
8 4 (1.36%) ACTC
8 4 (1.36%) CCNA
8 4 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.36%) MCDST
8 4 (1.36%) MCSA
8 4 (1.36%) MCSM
8 4 (1.36%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (1.02%) CEH
9 3 (1.02%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.47%) SLA
2 5 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.68%) QA
4 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.34%) MiFID
4 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 117 (39.66%) Active Directory
2 29 (9.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.42%) Microsoft App-V
3 16 (5.42%) Terminal Services
4 7 (2.37%) XenDesktop
5 6 (2.03%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (1.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (1.36%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.36%) Sendmail
8 3 (1.02%) VMware Server
8 3 (1.02%) XenApp
9 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (6.10%) Microsoft Clustering
2 16 (5.42%) OpenView
2 16 (5.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 16 (5.42%) Perfmon
2 16 (5.42%) SCCM
3 11 (3.73%) HP SIM
4 9 (3.05%) DameWare
5 8 (2.71%) Backup Exec
6 6 (2.03%) Tivoli
6 6 (2.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (1.69%) BMC Marimba
8 3 (1.02%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (1.02%) WSUS
9 2 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.34%) Foglight
10 1 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.34%) Nagios
10 1 (0.34%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 110 (37.29%) Microsoft
2 60 (20.34%) Citrix
3 41 (13.90%) IBM
4 38 (12.88%) VMware
5 33 (11.19%) Oracle
6 27 (9.15%) HP
7 11 (3.73%) Symantec
8 10 (3.39%) Adobe
8 10 (3.39%) Cisco
8 10 (3.39%) NetApp
9 9 (3.05%) PeopleSoft
10 7 (2.37%) Apple
11 6 (2.03%) BMC
11 6 (2.03%) Intel Security
11 6 (2.03%) Novell
11 6 (2.03%) Remedy
11 6 (2.03%) SAP
12 4 (1.36%) Clearswift
12 4 (1.36%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.36%) Sophos
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