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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lotus
Rank 498 436 352
Rank change year-on-year
-62 -84
Contract jobs citing Lotus 158 194 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.36% 0.53%
As % of the Vendors category 0.65% 0.79% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 80 140
Median daily rate £275 £300 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +62.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £120 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £503 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £300 £193
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +55.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 31 27
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.85 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.36% +9.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £12.00 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £32.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.43 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-2.75% +6.37%

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
24345 24412 23555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.63% 44.87% 44.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 15017 14127 13357
Median daily rate £405 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 800 1126 1043
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.16 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 May 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 May 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 May 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 -57 137 £250 -16.66% 10
London -15 47 £350 +16.66% 4
South East -24 21 £150 -62.50%
South West +1 16 £250 +112.76%
East of England -7 12 £350 +27.27% 1
West Midlands -14 12 £279 +0.45% 1
Wales +21 11 £350 -
North East - 10 £275 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 10 £275 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 10 £275 -
South Wales +9 9 £350 -
Wiltshire +2 9 £140 +21.73%
Yorkshire +9 8 £450 +38.46% 2
Swindon +2 8 £140 +21.73%
Berkshire -6 8 £245 -38.75%
Scotland -16 8 £270 -29.59%
North West -22 8 £438 +32.57% 1
Newport +25 6 £350 -
Glasgow +7 6 £250 -
Hemel Hempstead -1 6 £350 +366.66%
Hertfordshire -2 6 £350 +27.27%
Manchester -17 6 £438 +45.83% 1
City of London +24 5 £309 +3.78% 1
Birmingham +8 5 £180 -67.27% 1
South Yorkshire -1 5 £450 +38.46% 2
Oxfordshire +9 4 £150 -70.29%
Cambridgeshire +6 4 £135 -
Warwickshire -7 4 £325 +6.12%
Hampshire -10 4 £73 -83.88%
Sheffield -16 4 £475 +46.15% 2

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 280 (95.56%) IBM Notes
2 170 (58.02%) Windows
3 117 (39.93%) Microsoft
4 110 (37.54%) Active Directory
5 94 (32.08%) MS Office
6 86 (29.35%) ITIL
7 83 (28.33%) IBM Domino
8 71 (24.23%) Migration
9 67 (22.87%) Citrix
10 59 (20.14%) MS Excel
11 57 (19.45%) Finance
12 54 (18.43%) Office 365
13 51 (17.41%) MS Exchange
14 50 (17.06%) Blackberry
14 50 (17.06%) Windows 7
15 48 (16.38%) SharePoint
16 45 (15.36%) Windows XP
17 39 (13.31%) Internet
18 38 (12.97%) Windows 8
19 36 (12.29%) Windows Server
20 35 (11.95%) IBM
21 33 (11.26%) Windows Server 2008
22 32 (10.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
22 32 (10.92%) Project Management
22 32 (10.92%) Microsoft Certification
22 32 (10.92%) SLA
23 31 (10.58%) TCP/IP
23 31 (10.58%) Security Cleared
24 30 (10.24%) VMware
25 29 (9.90%) DNS

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
1 280 (95.56%) IBM Notes
2 83 (28.33%) IBM Domino
3 51 (17.41%) MS Exchange
4 48 (16.38%) SharePoint
5 32 (10.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 24 (8.19%) Exchange Server 2010
6 24 (8.19%) Skype for Business
7 20 (6.83%) SharePoint 2013
8 18 (6.14%) Exchange Server 2013
9 12 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2003
10 10 (3.41%) Apache
10 10 (3.41%) IIS
11 4 (1.37%) CMS
11 4 (1.37%) GroupWise
11 4 (1.37%) Magnolia
11 4 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (1.02%) WebLogic
12 3 (1.02%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.68%) Drupal
13 2 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 94 (32.08%) MS Office
2 59 (20.14%) MS Excel
3 13 (4.44%) Acrobat
4 6 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.37%) MS Project
6 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.71%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 54 (18.43%) Office 365
2 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.02%) OneDrive
2 3 (1.02%) SaaS
3 2 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (0.68%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.68%) Yammer
4 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.34%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (13.31%) Internet
2 31 (10.58%) TCP/IP
3 29 (9.90%) DNS
4 28 (9.56%) VPN
5 19 (6.48%) DHCP
6 18 (6.14%) Firewall
7 15 (5.12%) Skype
8 14 (4.78%) LAN
9 13 (4.44%) SMTP
10 10 (3.41%) Wireless
11 7 (2.39%) SSL
12 5 (1.71%) IPX
13 4 (1.37%) NAS
13 4 (1.37%) WAN
14 3 (1.02%) HTTP
14 3 (1.02%) Intranet
14 3 (1.02%) LDAP
14 3 (1.02%) Network Security
14 3 (1.02%) Unified Communications
14 3 (1.02%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.12%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.37%) RDBMS
2 4 (1.37%) 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 8 (2.73%) MSI
2 1 (0.34%) JBuilder
2 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 57 (19.45%) Finance
2 22 (7.51%) Banking
3 16 (5.46%) Billing
4 8 (2.73%) Marketing
4 8 (2.73%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.39%) German Language
6 6 (2.05%) French Language
6 6 (2.05%) Legal
6 6 (2.05%) Retail
7 5 (1.71%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.37%) Front Office
8 4 (1.37%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.02%) Back Office
10 2 (0.68%) Advertising
10 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.68%) Polish Language
10 2 (0.68%) Portuguese Language
10 2 (0.68%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.34%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.34%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 71 (24.23%) Analyst
2 45 (15.36%) Service Analyst
3 41 (13.99%) Support Engineer
4 35 (11.95%) 2nd Line Support
5 34 (11.60%) Service Desk Analyst
6 26 (8.87%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 24 (8.19%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 24 (8.19%) Developer
8 23 (7.85%) Consultant
9 21 (7.17%) Administrator
9 21 (7.17%) Support Analyst
10 20 (6.83%) Architect
11 16 (5.46%) Desktop Support
12 15 (5.12%) Project Manager
13 14 (4.78%) 1st/2nd Line Support
13 14 (4.78%) Service Desk Support
14 13 (4.44%) Desktop Engineer
14 13 (4.44%) Help Desk Support
15 12 (4.10%) Lotus Notes Administrator
15 12 (4.10%) Lotus Notes Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.44%) HTML
2 8 (2.73%) Middleware
3 7 (2.39%) Web Services
3 7 (2.39%) XML
4 6 (2.05%) .NET
5 4 (1.37%) CSS
5 4 (1.37%) ODBC
6 3 (1.02%) Ajax
6 3 (1.02%) jQuery
7 2 (0.68%) JSON
7 2 (0.68%) SAML
7 2 (0.68%) SOAP
8 1 (0.34%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.34%) React
8 1 (0.34%) REST
8 1 (0.34%) Struts
8 1 (0.34%) Visualforce
8 1 (0.34%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 50 (17.06%) Blackberry
2 25 (8.53%) Data Centre
3 15 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.44%) Clustering
4 13 (4.44%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.39%) iPad
6 6 (2.05%) iPhone
7 4 (1.37%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.37%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.02%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.02%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.02%) Health Informatics
8 3 (1.02%) Informatics
8 3 (1.02%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.02%) PDA
8 3 (1.02%) Replication
8 3 (1.02%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.68%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 170 (58.02%) Windows
2 50 (17.06%) Windows 7
3 45 (15.36%) Windows XP
4 38 (12.97%) Windows 8
5 36 (12.29%) Windows Server
6 33 (11.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (8.87%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (8.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (6.48%) Apple iOS
10 17 (5.80%) Unix
11 16 (5.46%) Linux
11 16 (5.46%) Windows 10
12 15 (5.12%) Windows 2000
13 8 (2.73%) Mac OS
14 7 (2.39%) Windows Vista
15 4 (1.37%) Android
16 3 (1.02%) NetWare
16 3 (1.02%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.68%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.68%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (29.35%) ITIL
2 71 (24.23%) Migration
3 32 (10.92%) Project Management
4 27 (9.22%) Incident Management
5 19 (6.48%) Service Delivery
5 19 (6.48%) Service Management
6 18 (6.14%) Change Control
7 14 (4.78%) Problem Management
8 12 (4.10%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (3.75%) Change Management
9 11 (3.75%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (3.41%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (3.07%) Document Management
11 9 (3.07%) ITIL V3
12 8 (2.73%) Application Packaging
12 8 (2.73%) High Availability
13 7 (2.39%) Identity Management
13 7 (2.39%) Project Governance
13 7 (2.39%) Release Management
13 7 (2.39%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (7.85%) SQL
2 22 (7.51%) Java
3 20 (6.83%) PowerShell
4 15 (5.12%) JavaScript
5 11 (3.75%) VBScript
6 10 (3.41%) LotusScript
7 7 (2.39%) Python
7 7 (2.39%) VB
8 4 (1.37%) C#
8 4 (1.37%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.02%) C
10 2 (0.68%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.68%) VBA
11 1 (0.34%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.34%) C++
11 1 (0.34%) Perl
11 1 (0.34%) PHP
Qualifications
1 32 (10.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (10.58%) Security Cleared
3 17 (5.80%) SC Cleared
4 12 (4.10%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (3.75%) Degree
5 11 (3.75%) MCP
6 8 (2.73%) MCSE
7 3 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.02%) CCNA
7 3 (1.02%) CEH
7 3 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.02%) CISSP
7 3 (1.02%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.68%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.68%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.68%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (0.68%) PMP
8 2 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.68%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (10.92%) SLA
2 4 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.68%) QA
4 1 (0.34%) COBIT
4 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.34%) MiFID
System Software
1 110 (37.54%) Active Directory
2 22 (7.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.41%) XenDesktop
4 8 (2.73%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (2.73%) Terminal Services
5 6 (2.05%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.05%) VMware Server
6 5 (1.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (1.71%) XenApp
7 4 (1.37%) Sendmail
8 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (5.80%) SCCM
2 9 (3.07%) DameWare
3 8 (2.73%) OpenView
3 8 (2.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (2.73%) Perfmon
4 7 (2.39%) HP SIM
5 6 (2.05%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (2.05%) Tivoli
5 6 (2.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (1.71%) Backup Exec
6 5 (1.71%) BMC Marimba
7 3 (1.02%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.68%) WSUS
9 1 (0.34%) Foglight
9 1 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.34%) Nagios
9 1 (0.34%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 117 (39.93%) Microsoft
2 67 (22.87%) Citrix
3 35 (11.95%) IBM
4 30 (10.24%) VMware
5 28 (9.56%) Oracle
6 22 (7.51%) HP
7 16 (5.46%) Adobe
8 14 (4.78%) Symantec
9 11 (3.75%) Novell
10 10 (3.41%) PeopleSoft
11 9 (3.07%) Apple
11 9 (3.07%) NetApp
12 8 (2.73%) Cisco
12 8 (2.73%) Dell
12 8 (2.73%) SAP
13 7 (2.39%) Intel Security
14 6 (2.05%) BMC
14 6 (2.05%) Red Hat
14 6 (2.05%) Remedy
15 5 (1.71%) Reuters
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