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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 415 346 320
Rank change year-on-year
-69 -26
Contract jobs citing Lotus 185 273 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.52% 0.53%
As % of the Vendors category 0.77% 1.15% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 135 136
Average daily rate
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£313 £185 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.91% -32.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £126 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £395 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £188 £300
% change year-on-year
+73.33% -37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 27 43
Average hourly rate £15.85 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.31% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.80 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £22.50 £22.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%

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
23947 23780 22159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.90% 44.92% 46.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13966 13494 11792
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1088 1048 1200
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.19 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.49 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lotus within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lotus within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
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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
England -88 160 £300 +62.16% 27
London -51 53 £290 +58.90% 8
East of England +13 27 £275 +10.00% 1
South East -42 21 £425 +123.68% 7
City of London -10 17 £298 +2.58% 4
North West -12 15 £430 +186.66% 6
Scotland -5 14 £400 +128.57% 3
West Midlands -27 14 £246 -1.50% 2
East Midlands +8 12 £238 -
Hertfordshire -1 12 £275 +71.87%
Hampshire -3 11 £450 +125.00% 1
South West +20 8 £120 - 1
Bedfordshire +10 8 £344 -16.15%
West Yorkshire -9 8 £325 +116.66%
Yorkshire -20 8 £325 +116.66%
Northern Ireland - 8 £190 -
Peterborough +8 7 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +3 7 - - 1
County Antrim - 7 £190 -
Belfast - 7 £190 -
Warwickshire +3 6 £313 +31.57% 2
Edinburgh +2 6 £384 -
Havant - 6 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 6 £75 -
Leicester +10 5 £238 -
Leicestershire +4 5 £238 -
Manchester -5 5 - - 4
Cheshire -9 5 £500 +400.00%
Runcorn - 5 £500 -
Northamptonshire - 5 - -

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 381 (89.86%) IBM Notes
2 206 (48.58%) Windows
3 189 (44.58%) Microsoft
4 132 (31.13%) MS Office
5 121 (28.54%) ITIL
5 121 (28.54%) Citrix
6 101 (23.82%) Active Directory
7 80 (18.87%) Lotus Domino
7 80 (18.87%) Migration
8 77 (18.16%) MS Exchange
9 71 (16.75%) Windows 7
10 70 (16.51%) MS Excel
11 54 (12.74%) Windows XP
12 50 (11.79%) Windows Server 2008
13 48 (11.32%) Service Management
14 47 (11.08%) Finance
15 43 (10.14%) VMware
16 42 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
17 41 (9.67%) SLA
17 41 (9.67%) Blackberry
18 40 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
19 39 (9.20%) Project Management
19 39 (9.20%) SharePoint
19 39 (9.20%) SQL
20 36 (8.49%) Cisco
21 31 (7.31%) DNS
21 31 (7.31%) Exchange Server 2010
21 31 (7.31%) Banking
22 29 (6.84%) VPN
22 29 (6.84%) IIS

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 381 (89.86%) IBM Notes
2 80 (18.87%) Lotus Domino
3 77 (18.16%) MS Exchange
4 39 (9.20%) SharePoint
5 31 (7.31%) Exchange Server 2010
6 29 (6.84%) IIS
7 19 (4.48%) Lync
8 12 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (2.59%) GroupWise
10 10 (2.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 7 (1.65%) Apache
12 6 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (1.42%) Office Communications Server
12 6 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (0.71%) Live Communications Server
14 2 (0.47%) CMS
14 2 (0.47%) FileNet
14 2 (0.47%) Documentum
Applications
1 132 (31.13%) MS Office
2 70 (16.51%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.12%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.42%) MS Project
6 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.18%) assyst
2 4 (0.94%) Eikon
3 2 (0.47%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.95%) Office 365
2 4 (0.94%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.47%) Google Drive
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.31%) DNS
2 29 (6.84%) VPN
3 27 (6.37%) WAN
4 19 (4.48%) LAN
4 19 (4.48%) Internet
5 15 (3.54%) Firewall
6 14 (3.30%) VoIP
6 14 (3.30%) SSL
7 13 (3.07%) TCP/IP
8 12 (2.83%) SMTP
9 11 (2.59%) Intranet
10 10 (2.36%) Wireless
11 8 (1.89%) DHCP
11 8 (1.89%) IMAP
12 7 (1.65%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (1.65%) POP3
12 7 (1.65%) MPLS
12 7 (1.65%) Extranet
12 7 (1.65%) SAN
13 5 (1.18%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.48%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.07%) MS Access
3 6 (1.42%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (0.71%) Ingres
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.24%) MarkLogic
5 1 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.71%) MSI
2 2 (0.47%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (11.08%) Finance
2 31 (7.31%) Banking
3 15 (3.54%) Retail
4 9 (2.12%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.65%) Legal
6 6 (1.42%) Local Government
7 5 (1.18%) Back Office
7 5 (1.18%) Law
8 4 (0.94%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.94%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.47%) Marketing
9 2 (0.47%) French Language
9 2 (0.47%) German Language
10 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.24%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Electronics
10 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.24%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 130 (30.66%) Analyst
2 66 (15.57%) Support Analyst
3 60 (14.15%) Service Analyst
4 55 (12.97%) Service Desk Analyst
5 40 (9.43%) Support Engineer
6 37 (8.73%) Desktop Support
7 34 (8.02%) Project Manager
8 32 (7.55%) Developer
9 31 (7.31%) Administrator
10 30 (7.08%) 2nd Line Support
11 25 (5.90%) Lotus Notes Administrator
12 24 (5.66%) Desktop Engineer
13 22 (5.19%) 1st Line Support
14 19 (4.48%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 18 (4.25%) Architect
16 17 (4.01%) Consultant
17 15 (3.54%) 1st Line Support Analyst
18 14 (3.30%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 14 (3.30%) Domino Administrator
19 13 (3.07%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.66%) HTML
2 20 (4.72%) CSS
3 15 (3.54%) .NET
4 11 (2.59%) Web Services
5 9 (2.12%) jQuery
5 9 (2.12%) XML
6 8 (1.89%) .NET Framework
7 7 (1.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (1.65%) ASP.NET
8 5 (1.18%) WCF
8 5 (1.18%) WPF
8 5 (1.18%) Entity Framework
8 5 (1.18%) WinForms
9 4 (0.94%) JSON
10 3 (0.71%) Application Packaging
10 3 (0.71%) XPages
10 3 (0.71%) COM
10 3 (0.71%) SAML
11 1 (0.24%) Ajax
11 1 (0.24%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (9.67%) Blackberry
3 20 (4.72%) Data Centre
4 13 (3.07%) Clustering
5 11 (2.59%) Replication
6 8 (1.89%) iSeries
7 7 (1.65%) CMDB
8 5 (1.18%) Statistics
8 5 (1.18%) iPhone
9 4 (0.94%) iPad
9 4 (0.94%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.71%) PKI
10 3 (0.71%) SecurID
10 3 (0.71%) Life Science
10 3 (0.71%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.71%) BYOD
10 3 (0.71%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.47%) PMI
11 2 (0.47%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.47%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 206 (48.58%) Windows
2 71 (16.75%) Windows 7
3 54 (12.74%) Windows XP
4 50 (11.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (4.95%) Windows 8
6 21 (4.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (2.59%) Linux
8 7 (1.65%) Windows NT
9 5 (1.18%) Android
10 4 (0.94%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (0.71%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.71%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.71%) AIX
11 3 (0.71%) UNIX
12 2 (0.47%) HPUX
12 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.47%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (28.54%) ITIL
2 80 (18.87%) Migration
3 48 (11.32%) Service Management
4 39 (9.20%) Project Management
5 17 (4.01%) Service Delivery
5 17 (4.01%) Incident Management
6 13 (3.07%) Email Migration
6 13 (3.07%) PRINCE2
6 13 (3.07%) Change Management
6 13 (3.07%) Configuration Management
7 12 (2.83%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (2.83%) MVC
8 11 (2.59%) Business Analysis
9 10 (2.36%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (2.12%) Information Security
11 8 (1.89%) Customer Engagement
11 8 (1.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 8 (1.89%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (1.42%) Data Protection
12 6 (1.42%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 39 (9.20%) SQL
2 24 (5.66%) Java
3 23 (5.42%) JavaScript
4 13 (3.07%) C#
5 8 (1.89%) VBA
6 7 (1.65%) PowerShell
6 7 (1.65%) LotusScript
7 4 (0.94%) Python
8 3 (0.71%) C
8 3 (0.71%) VB
8 3 (0.71%) C++
8 3 (0.71%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.47%) VBScript
10 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.24%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (5.42%) MCP
1 23 (5.42%) Security Cleared
2 22 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (4.01%) Degree
4 12 (2.83%) SC Cleared
5 10 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (2.36%) MCITP
6 9 (2.12%) CCNA
7 8 (1.89%) MCSE
7 8 (1.89%) MCTS
8 6 (1.42%) PMP
8 6 (1.42%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.71%) MCDST
10 3 (0.71%) CISMP
10 3 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.71%) CCENT
10 3 (0.71%) ISACA
10 3 (0.71%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (9.67%) SLA
2 3 (0.71%) QA
3 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 101 (23.82%) Active Directory
2 19 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.59%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (1.89%) XenApp
5 6 (1.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 6 (1.42%) Xen
6 5 (1.18%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.47%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.47%) MetaFrame
7 2 (0.47%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.47%) XenServer
7 2 (0.47%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.24%) vSphere
8 1 (0.24%) NDS
8 1 (0.24%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 28 (6.60%) SCCM
2 11 (2.59%) OpenView
2 11 (2.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.71%) SCOM
3 3 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (0.71%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.71%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.47%) DameWare
4 2 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.47%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.47%) WSUS
5 1 (0.24%) WMI
5 1 (0.24%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.24%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.24%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.24%) Ansible
5 1 (0.24%) Puppet
5 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 189 (44.58%) Microsoft
2 121 (28.54%) Citrix
3 43 (10.14%) VMware
4 36 (8.49%) Cisco
5 28 (6.60%) IBM
5 28 (6.60%) Symantec
6 27 (6.37%) Adobe
7 24 (5.66%) McAfee
8 21 (4.95%) HP
9 15 (3.54%) SAP
10 13 (3.07%) Novell
11 12 (2.83%) EMC
12 11 (2.59%) Remedy
12 11 (2.59%) Oracle
13 10 (2.36%) Apple
14 9 (2.12%) NetApp
14 9 (2.12%) Clearswift
15 8 (1.89%) Cognos
16 7 (1.65%) CheckPoint
17 6 (1.42%) Reuters
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