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 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lotus
Rank 495 482 382
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -100
Contract jobs citing Lotus 139 183 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.31% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 0.58% 0.71% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 100 135
Median daily rate £273 £336 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.95% +60.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £125 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £466 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £350 £213
% change year-on-year
-25.71% +64.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 26 36
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £23.25 £22.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £12.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+87.50% -31.42%

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
24057 25710 25856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.12% 44.07% 45.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14701 15190 14413
Median daily rate £405 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 817 1095 1105
Median hourly rate £19.44 £18.51 £18.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.99% +0.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.99% +5.82%

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 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +4 132 £265 -18.46% 12
London +21 61 £275 - 5
North East -10 14 £260 - 2
South East +8 13 £145 -42.00% 1
Tyne and Wear -9 13 £260 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 13 £260 - 2
South West +4 12 £335 +3.07% 1
North West +1 10 £325 -30.85% 1
East Midlands 0 7 £525 +78.72% 1
Bristol -5 7 £345 +6.15%
City of London +27 6 £338 +22.72% 1
East of England +12 5 £238 +58.33%
Wiltshire +6 5 £130 -
Scotland -11 5 £400 +14.28% 2
Manchester -18 5 £400 -15.78%
West Midlands -38 5 £288 -23.33% 1
Hampshire +4 4 £80 -
Yorkshire -2 4 £288 -6.12%
Birmingham -18 4 £288 -34.65% 1
Swindon - 4 £130 -
Lancashire +16 3 - -
Berkshire +8 3 £475 +90.00% 1
Glasgow 0 3 £400 +14.28% 1
Nottinghamshire -4 3 £550 +57.14% 1
Nottingham -8 3 £550 +57.14% 1
Portsmouth - 3 £80 -
Wellingborough - 3 - -
Egham - 3 £145 -
Surrey - 3 £145 -
Northamptonshire - 3 - -

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 290 (97.64%) IBM Notes
2 170 (57.24%) Windows
3 128 (43.10%) Active Directory
4 114 (38.38%) Microsoft
5 88 (29.63%) MS Office
6 80 (26.94%) MS Excel
7 69 (23.23%) ITIL
7 69 (23.23%) Migration
8 63 (21.21%) IBM Domino
8 63 (21.21%) Citrix
9 61 (20.54%) Finance
10 57 (19.19%) Windows 7
11 46 (15.49%) Office 365
12 45 (15.15%) DNS
12 45 (15.15%) SharePoint
13 41 (13.80%) Microsoft Certification
13 41 (13.80%) VMware
14 40 (13.47%) Oracle
15 38 (12.79%) SQL
15 38 (12.79%) MS Exchange
16 36 (12.12%) DHCP
16 36 (12.12%) Security Cleared
16 36 (12.12%) Windows Server
17 35 (11.78%) Blackberry
18 34 (11.45%) Internet
19 33 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
19 33 (11.11%) Windows 8
20 31 (10.44%) HP
20 31 (10.44%) SQL Server
20 31 (10.44%) Firewall

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
1 290 (97.64%) IBM Notes
2 63 (21.21%) IBM Domino
3 45 (15.15%) SharePoint
4 38 (12.79%) MS Exchange
5 23 (7.74%) Apache
5 23 (7.74%) IIS
6 22 (7.41%) Skype for Business
7 17 (5.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 15 (5.05%) SharePoint 2013
9 14 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2003
12 7 (2.36%) CMS
13 4 (1.35%) Magnolia
13 4 (1.35%) WebLogic
14 3 (1.01%) IBM Connections
14 3 (1.01%) Quickr
14 3 (1.01%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.67%) Drupal
15 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 88 (29.63%) MS Office
2 80 (26.94%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.69%) MS Project
4 7 (2.36%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.35%) Acrobat
5 4 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.35%) Eikon
2 2 (0.67%) Infor M3
2 2 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 46 (15.49%) Office 365
2 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (0.67%) OneDrive
3 2 (0.67%) SaaS
4 1 (0.34%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 45 (15.15%) DNS
2 36 (12.12%) DHCP
3 34 (11.45%) Internet
4 31 (10.44%) Firewall
5 30 (10.10%) TCP/IP
6 19 (6.40%) SMTP
6 19 (6.40%) VPN
7 16 (5.39%) LAN
8 14 (4.71%) Skype
9 13 (4.38%) WAN
10 11 (3.70%) Wireless
11 9 (3.03%) Ethernet
12 7 (2.36%) SSL
13 4 (1.35%) Unified Communications
14 3 (1.01%) HTTP
14 3 (1.01%) Intranet
14 3 (1.01%) LDAP
14 3 (1.01%) Network Security
14 3 (1.01%) VLAN
14 3 (1.01%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (10.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.01%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.01%) RDBMS
2 3 (1.01%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (0.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.34%) DB2
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 21 (7.07%) MSI
2 2 (0.67%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (0.67%) JBuilder
3 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 61 (20.54%) Finance
2 21 (7.07%) Banking
3 10 (3.37%) Marketing
4 8 (2.69%) Retail
4 8 (2.69%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.36%) Billing
6 5 (1.68%) Law
6 5 (1.68%) Legal
7 4 (1.35%) German Language
7 4 (1.35%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.35%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.01%) French Language
9 2 (0.67%) Advertising
9 2 (0.67%) Electronics
9 2 (0.67%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.67%) Polish Language
9 2 (0.67%) Portuguese Language
9 2 (0.67%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.34%) Automotive
10 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 57 (19.19%) Support Engineer
2 47 (15.82%) Analyst
3 36 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support
4 30 (10.10%) Desktop Support
5 28 (9.43%) Service Analyst
6 24 (8.08%) Consultant
6 24 (8.08%) Project Manager
7 23 (7.74%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 23 (7.74%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 23 (7.74%) Administrator
7 23 (7.74%) Developer
8 22 (7.41%) Desktop Engineer
9 21 (7.07%) Service Desk Analyst
10 19 (6.40%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 14 (4.71%) Lotus Notes Administrator
12 13 (4.38%) Lotus Notes Developer
13 12 (4.04%) 3rd Line Support
13 12 (4.04%) Architect
13 12 (4.04%) Help Desk Support
14 11 (3.70%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.07%) Middleware
2 13 (4.38%) HTML
3 12 (4.04%) jQuery
4 8 (2.69%) CSS
4 8 (2.69%) XML
5 7 (2.36%) Web Services
6 6 (2.02%) Ajax
7 5 (1.68%) .NET
8 4 (1.35%) JSON
9 3 (1.01%) ODBC
10 2 (0.67%) Dojo
10 2 (0.67%) JavaBeans
10 2 (0.67%) SOAP
10 2 (0.67%) Struts
10 2 (0.67%) XPages
11 1 (0.34%) DHTML
11 1 (0.34%) React
11 1 (0.34%) Ruby on Rails
11 1 (0.34%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.78%) Blackberry
2 27 (9.09%) Clustering
3 25 (8.42%) Data Centre
4 21 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (7.07%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.37%) CMDB
6 9 (3.03%) iPhone
7 8 (2.69%) Replication
8 7 (2.36%) Client/Server
8 7 (2.36%) iPad
9 4 (1.35%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.35%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.35%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.01%) Health Informatics
10 3 (1.01%) Informatics
10 3 (1.01%) PDA
10 3 (1.01%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 170 (57.24%) Windows
2 57 (19.19%) Windows 7
3 36 (12.12%) Windows Server
4 33 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 29 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (8.75%) Windows XP
7 24 (8.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (5.39%) Apple iOS
10 15 (5.05%) Windows 10
11 12 (4.04%) Linux
12 10 (3.37%) Unix
13 9 (3.03%) Mac OS
14 8 (2.69%) Windows 2000
15 5 (1.68%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.67%) Solaris
16 2 (0.67%) VMS
16 2 (0.67%) Windows NT
17 1 (0.34%) AIX
17 1 (0.34%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (23.23%) ITIL
1 69 (23.23%) Migration
2 28 (9.43%) Change Management
3 26 (8.75%) Incident Management
3 26 (8.75%) Project Management
4 23 (7.74%) Application Packaging
4 23 (7.74%) High Availability
5 22 (7.41%) Problem Management
6 20 (6.73%) ITIL V3
7 19 (6.40%) Service Delivery
8 14 (4.71%) Service Management
9 12 (4.04%) Configuration Management
9 12 (4.04%) E-Commerce
10 11 (3.70%) CRM
10 11 (3.70%) Time Management
11 10 (3.37%) Identity Management
11 10 (3.37%) Knowledge Management
12 9 (3.03%) Escalation Management
12 9 (3.03%) Mobile Device Management
12 9 (3.03%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 38 (12.79%) SQL
2 23 (7.74%) Java
3 20 (6.73%) JavaScript
4 17 (5.72%) PowerShell
5 11 (3.70%) LotusScript
6 10 (3.37%) VB
7 6 (2.02%) C#
7 6 (2.02%) Python
7 6 (2.02%) Shell Script
7 6 (2.02%) VBScript
8 5 (1.68%) C
8 5 (1.68%) VBA
9 3 (1.01%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.01%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.01%) VB6
10 2 (0.67%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.67%) C++
10 2 (0.67%) Perl
11 1 (0.34%) PHP
11 1 (0.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 41 (13.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (12.12%) Security Cleared
3 21 (7.07%) SC Cleared
4 16 (5.39%) Degree
4 16 (5.39%) MCP
5 12 (4.04%) MCSE
6 11 (3.70%) A+ Certification
7 10 (3.37%) MCDST
8 9 (3.03%) ACDT
8 9 (3.03%) ACHDS
8 9 (3.03%) ACTC
8 9 (3.03%) MCSA
8 9 (3.03%) MCSM
8 9 (3.03%) Network+ Certification
9 4 (1.35%) CCNA
9 4 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.01%) CEH
10 3 (1.01%) CISSP
10 3 (1.01%) IBM Certification
10 3 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.08%) SLA
2 4 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.35%) QA
3 2 (0.67%) GxP
4 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 128 (43.10%) Active Directory
2 33 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (7.07%) Microsoft App-V
3 21 (7.07%) Terminal Services
4 11 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (1.68%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.35%) Sendmail
7 3 (1.01%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.01%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.01%) XenApp
8 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.67%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.34%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 23 (7.74%) Microsoft Clustering
2 21 (7.07%) OpenView
2 21 (7.07%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 21 (7.07%) Perfmon
3 15 (5.05%) HP SIM
4 11 (3.70%) SCCM
5 4 (1.35%) Backup Exec
5 4 (1.35%) BMC Marimba
5 4 (1.35%) DameWare
5 4 (1.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (1.01%) WSUS
7 2 (0.67%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.34%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.34%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 114 (38.38%) Microsoft
2 63 (21.21%) Citrix
3 41 (13.80%) VMware
4 40 (13.47%) Oracle
5 31 (10.44%) HP
6 25 (8.42%) IBM
7 16 (5.39%) Apple
8 10 (3.37%) Cisco
9 8 (2.69%) Adobe
10 6 (2.02%) Remedy
11 5 (1.68%) BMC
11 5 (1.68%) Dell
11 5 (1.68%) Symantec
12 4 (1.35%) Intel Security
12 4 (1.35%) NetApp
12 4 (1.35%) Novell
12 4 (1.35%) PeopleSoft
12 4 (1.35%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.35%) SAP
12 4 (1.35%) Sophos
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