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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lotus
UK
Rank 511 501 397
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -104
Contract jobs citing Lotus 90 135 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.26% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 0.44% 0.61% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 77 109
Median daily rate £150 £180 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -38.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £114 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £486 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £145 £179 £318
% change year-on-year
-18.76% -43.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 26
Median hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £15.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £22.62 £17.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £18.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%

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
20236 22175 23848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.48% 43.32% 45.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12544 13270 13641
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 746 834 965
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £43.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.15 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.33% +20.00%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 -32 79 £139 -18.38% 14
London +2 29 £165 -45.00% 4
South East +13 17 £125 -20.63% 1
North West +26 12 £130 -74.00% 1
East of England -7 11 £200 +17.64% 1
Hampshire +13 7 £133 -59.23%
Hertfordshire - 6 £200 - 1
Manchester +12 5 £150 - 1
Surrey +12 5 £125 -24.24%
Cheshire - 5 £130 -
Warrington - 4 £130 -
Scotland +20 3 £395 -
Wales +4 3 - - 1
Derbyshire -4 3 £125 +11.60%
East Midlands -4 3 £125 +9.64%
Derby -6 3 £125 +11.60%
City of London -10 3 £100 -69.23%
Southampton - 3 £133 -
Hayes - 3 £450 -
North Wales - 3 - -
Berkshire +9 2 - -
Glasgow +1 2 £395 -
Bristol 0 2 £413 +243.75% 1
Bedfordshire -3 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -5 2 - - 1
South West -6 2 £413 +243.75% 3
Kingston Upon Thames -7 2 £300 -14.28%
Mold - 2 - -
Guildford - 2 - -
Luton - 2 - -

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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.

1 181 (92.82%) IBM Notes
2 104 (53.33%) Windows
3 94 (48.21%) Microsoft
4 82 (42.05%) MS Office
5 69 (35.38%) Active Directory
6 65 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 46 (23.59%) Blackberry
8 45 (23.08%) MS Excel
9 43 (22.05%) Citrix
10 40 (20.51%) Windows XP
11 32 (16.41%) IBM Domino
12 30 (15.38%) VPN
13 29 (14.87%) ITIL
14 27 (13.85%) Windows Server
15 26 (13.33%) Banking
16 25 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
17 24 (12.31%) Office 365
18 23 (11.79%) VMware
18 23 (11.79%) Change Management
18 23 (11.79%) MS Exchange
19 22 (11.28%) Finance
20 21 (10.77%) Migration
20 21 (10.77%) Windows Server 2003
20 21 (10.77%) Bloomberg
21 20 (10.26%) Problem Management
22 19 (9.74%) Service Management
22 19 (9.74%) SharePoint
22 19 (9.74%) TCP/IP
22 19 (9.74%) Incident Management
23 18 (9.23%) Cisco

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
1 181 (92.82%) IBM Notes
2 32 (16.41%) IBM Domino
3 23 (11.79%) MS Exchange
4 19 (9.74%) SharePoint
5 12 (6.15%) Skype for Business
6 11 (5.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 11 (5.64%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (2.05%) FileNet
9 2 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.51%) CMS
10 1 (0.51%) QuickPlace
10 1 (0.51%) Quickr
10 1 (0.51%) Umbraco
Applications
1 82 (42.05%) MS Office
2 45 (23.08%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.51%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (7.18%) Eikon
2 1 (0.51%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.31%) Office 365
2 2 (1.03%) SaaS
3 1 (0.51%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 30 (15.38%) VPN
2 19 (9.74%) TCP/IP
3 16 (8.21%) Internet
3 16 (8.21%) LAN
4 11 (5.64%) DHCP
4 11 (5.64%) Skype
5 10 (5.13%) DNS
5 10 (5.13%) WAN
5 10 (5.13%) Wireless
6 7 (3.59%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (3.59%) Firewall
7 6 (3.08%) VoIP
8 4 (2.05%) Ethernet
8 4 (2.05%) SMTP
8 4 (2.05%) Unified Communications
9 3 (1.54%) SAN
10 2 (1.03%) Network Security
10 2 (1.03%) S/MIME
10 2 (1.03%) SSL
10 2 (1.03%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.54%) DataStage
1 3 (1.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.51%) DB2
2 1 (0.51%) MySQL
2 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.51%) NetBeans
General
1 26 (13.33%) Banking
2 22 (11.28%) Finance
3 17 (8.72%) Retail
3 17 (8.72%) Retail Banking
4 4 (2.05%) Back Office
4 4 (2.05%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.05%) Korean Language
4 4 (2.05%) Military
5 2 (1.03%) Dutch Language
5 2 (1.03%) German Language
5 2 (1.03%) Marketing
5 2 (1.03%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.51%) Legal
6 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (27.18%) Analyst
2 40 (20.51%) Support Engineer
3 32 (16.41%) Desktop Support
4 27 (13.85%) 2nd Line Support
5 26 (13.33%) Service Analyst
5 26 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
6 22 (11.28%) Desktop Engineer
7 21 (10.77%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 19 (9.74%) Support Analyst
9 18 (9.23%) Service Desk Support
10 17 (8.72%) 1st Line Support
11 16 (8.21%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 14 (7.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 13 (6.67%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
13 13 (6.67%) Deskside Support
13 13 (6.67%) Service Desk Engineer
14 12 (6.15%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 11 (5.64%) Deskside Engineer
15 11 (5.64%) Deskside Support Engineer
15 11 (5.64%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.08%) .NET
2 4 (2.05%) ASP.NET
2 4 (2.05%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (2.05%) Web Services
3 3 (1.54%) AngularJS
3 3 (1.54%) Java SE
3 3 (1.54%) XMPP
4 2 (1.03%) HTML
4 2 (1.03%) SAP Smart Forms
5 1 (0.51%) ADO
5 1 (0.51%) jQuery
5 1 (0.51%) ODBC
5 1 (0.51%) XML
5 1 (0.51%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 46 (23.59%) Blackberry
2 25 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.64%) Data Centre
3 11 (5.64%) iPad
3 11 (5.64%) iPhone
4 8 (4.10%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.59%) BYOD
6 6 (3.08%) Client/Server
6 6 (3.08%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.05%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.54%) Replication
8 3 (1.54%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.03%) AS400
9 2 (1.03%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.03%) iSeries
9 2 (1.03%) PKI
10 1 (0.51%) CMDB
10 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.51%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 104 (53.33%) Windows
2 65 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 40 (20.51%) Windows XP
4 27 (13.85%) Windows Server
5 21 (10.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (8.21%) Windows 8
7 13 (6.67%) Android
7 13 (6.67%) Apple iOS
8 12 (6.15%) Windows 10
9 11 (5.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (5.13%) Mac OS
11 9 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (1.54%) Linux
12 3 (1.54%) Windows 2000
13 2 (1.03%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.03%) Unix
13 2 (1.03%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (14.87%) ITIL
2 23 (11.79%) Change Management
3 21 (10.77%) Migration
4 20 (10.26%) Problem Management
5 19 (9.74%) Incident Management
5 19 (9.74%) Service Management
6 7 (3.59%) Trend Analysis
7 6 (3.08%) ERP
7 6 (3.08%) Software Deployment
7 6 (3.08%) Validation
8 5 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (2.56%) Project Management
8 5 (2.56%) Time Management
9 4 (2.05%) Coaching
9 4 (2.05%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (2.05%) Identity Management
9 4 (2.05%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (2.05%) Mentoring
9 4 (2.05%) MVC
9 4 (2.05%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.21%) Java
2 9 (4.62%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.10%) SQL
4 6 (3.08%) VBScript
5 3 (1.54%) C
5 3 (1.54%) C#
5 3 (1.54%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.03%) LotusScript
7 1 (0.51%) Formula Language
7 1 (0.51%) PHP
7 1 (0.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (9.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 13 (6.67%) MCP
4 12 (6.15%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.59%) Degree
5 7 (3.59%) MCSE
6 6 (3.08%) A+ Certification
6 6 (3.08%) MCDST
7 5 (2.56%) MCSA
8 4 (2.05%) ACDT
8 4 (2.05%) ACHDS
8 4 (2.05%) ACTC
8 4 (2.05%) MCSM
8 4 (2.05%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (1.54%) CCNA
9 3 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.51%) MCITP
11 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.08%) SLA
2 3 (1.54%) PMO
3 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 69 (35.38%) Active Directory
2 13 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.62%) Virtual Servers
4 6 (3.08%) XenDesktop
5 5 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (2.56%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.05%) XenApp
7 3 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.03%) Postfix
8 2 (1.03%) Sendmail
8 2 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.03%) vSphere
9 1 (0.51%) Firmware
9 1 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (6.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 9 (4.62%) SCCM
3 6 (3.08%) WSUS
4 3 (1.54%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.54%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.03%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.51%) BMC Marimba
6 1 (0.51%) DameWare
6 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.51%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (0.51%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.51%) SCOM
Vendors
1 94 (48.21%) Microsoft
2 43 (22.05%) Citrix
3 23 (11.79%) VMware
4 21 (10.77%) Bloomberg
5 18 (9.23%) Cisco
5 18 (9.23%) Reuters
6 13 (6.67%) Apple
7 10 (5.13%) HP
8 9 (4.62%) Oracle
8 9 (4.62%) SAP
9 8 (4.10%) IBM
10 7 (3.59%) Dell
10 7 (3.59%) Remedy
10 7 (3.59%) Symantec
11 5 (2.56%) MuleSoft
12 4 (2.05%) Adobe
12 4 (2.05%) Avaya
12 4 (2.05%) Cognos
12 4 (2.05%) Intel Security
12 4 (2.05%) ServiceNow
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