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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lotus
UK
Rank 517 465 389
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -76
Contract jobs citing Lotus 75 160 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.32% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% 0.74% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 102 118
Median daily rate £150 £175 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -18.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £114 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £143 £180 £275
% change year-on-year
-20.83% -34.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 30
Median hourly rate £18.70 £21.50 £12.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.02% +69.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.60 £26.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £18.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-38.88% +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
20361 21578 23065
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.51% 43.26% 45.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12457 12656 13574
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 761 864 1026
Median hourly rate £19.11 £22.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.08% +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.46 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -69 65 £150 -9.09% 12
London -50 29 £188 +15.38% 1
South East +10 16 £170 -11.68% 3
North West +26 11 £130 - 1
Hampshire +23 8 £185 -3.89%
Cheshire - 7 £125 -
Warrington - 6 £125 -
Surrey +19 5 £140 -15.15% 1
Wales +6 5 £234 -50.78%
East of England -1 5 £200 - 2
Manchester +11 4 £150 +15.38%
Scotland +20 3 £390 +122.85%
North Wales - 3 - -
Glasgow +7 2 £390 +122.85%
Southampton +5 2 £130 -32.46%
City of London -19 2 £200 -42.85%
Luton - 2 - -
Ipswich - 2 - -
Guildford - 2 - -
Mold - 2 - -
Winchester - 2 £229 -
Bedfordshire - 2 - -
Flintshire - 2 - -
Suffolk - 2 - -
South Wales +12 1 £93 -80.52%
West Yorkshire +9 1 £438 +9.37%
Yorkshire +8 1 £438 +16.66% 1
Berkshire +4 1 - - 1
Docklands, London -2 1 £150 -
East Midlands -2 1 £135 +17.90%

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 192 (93.66%) IBM Notes
2 114 (55.61%) Windows
3 90 (43.90%) Microsoft
4 86 (41.95%) MS Office
5 71 (34.63%) Windows 7
6 70 (34.15%) Active Directory
7 54 (26.34%) MS Excel
8 52 (25.37%) Blackberry
9 41 (20.00%) Citrix
10 40 (19.51%) Windows XP
11 36 (17.56%) IBM Domino
12 33 (16.10%) Finance
12 33 (16.10%) Windows Server
13 32 (15.61%) Banking
14 31 (15.12%) ITIL
15 28 (13.66%) Migration
15 28 (13.66%) Analytical Skills
16 26 (12.68%) Office 365
17 25 (12.20%) Change Management
17 25 (12.20%) TCP/IP
18 24 (11.71%) MS Exchange
18 24 (11.71%) Bloomberg
18 24 (11.71%) Windows Server 2003
19 22 (10.73%) Retail
19 22 (10.73%) Internet
19 22 (10.73%) Microsoft Certification
19 22 (10.73%) VPN
19 22 (10.73%) Java
20 21 (10.24%) Reuters
21 20 (9.76%) SharePoint

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
1 192 (93.66%) IBM Notes
2 36 (17.56%) IBM Domino
3 24 (11.71%) MS Exchange
4 20 (9.76%) SharePoint
5 10 (4.88%) Skype for Business
6 8 (3.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (2.93%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.95%) FileNet
10 3 (1.46%) CMS
10 3 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.46%) Quickr
11 2 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.49%) QuickPlace
Applications
1 86 (41.95%) MS Office
2 54 (26.34%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.46%) MS Project
4 3 (1.46%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.49%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 17 (8.29%) Eikon
2 1 (0.49%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 26 (12.68%) Office 365
2 2 (0.98%) SaaS
3 1 (0.49%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 25 (12.20%) TCP/IP
2 22 (10.73%) Internet
2 22 (10.73%) VPN
3 18 (8.78%) LAN
4 16 (7.80%) Wireless
5 14 (6.83%) WAN
6 13 (6.34%) DNS
6 13 (6.34%) Skype
7 12 (5.85%) DHCP
8 8 (3.90%) Ethernet
8 8 (3.90%) Firewall
9 7 (3.41%) VoIP
10 6 (2.93%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (2.93%) SMTP
11 2 (0.98%) Network Security
11 2 (0.98%) S/MIME
11 2 (0.98%) SSL
11 2 (0.98%) VLAN
11 2 (0.98%) WebEx
11 2 (0.98%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.93%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.49%) DB2
3 1 (0.49%) MySQL
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (0.49%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.49%) NetBeans
General
1 33 (16.10%) Finance
2 32 (15.61%) Banking
3 22 (10.73%) Retail
4 20 (9.76%) Retail Banking
5 5 (2.44%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.95%) Back Office
6 4 (1.95%) Korean Language
6 4 (1.95%) Military
7 3 (1.46%) Legal
8 2 (0.98%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.98%) German Language
8 2 (0.98%) Marketing
8 2 (0.98%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.49%) Advertising
9 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.49%) Law
9 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (25.37%) Support Engineer
2 43 (20.98%) Analyst
3 40 (19.51%) Desktop Support
4 32 (15.61%) 2nd Line Support
5 29 (14.15%) Desktop Engineer
6 28 (13.66%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 24 (11.71%) Service Analyst
8 23 (11.22%) Service Desk Analyst
9 20 (9.76%) Deskside Support
10 19 (9.27%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 19 (9.27%) Deskside Engineer
10 19 (9.27%) Deskside Support Engineer
10 19 (9.27%) Service Desk Support
11 17 (8.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 17 (8.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 16 (7.80%) Service Desk Engineer
13 15 (7.32%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
13 15 (7.32%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
14 14 (6.83%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
14 14 (6.83%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.41%) .NET
2 5 (2.44%) jQuery
3 4 (1.95%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.95%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (1.95%) Web Services
4 3 (1.46%) AngularJS
4 3 (1.46%) XMPP
5 2 (0.98%) HTML
6 1 (0.49%) ODBC
6 1 (0.49%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.49%) XML
6 1 (0.49%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 52 (25.37%) Blackberry
2 28 (13.66%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (9.27%) iPhone
4 17 (8.29%) iPad
5 14 (6.83%) Data Centre
6 10 (4.88%) Management Information System
7 8 (3.90%) Client/Server
8 7 (3.41%) Computer Science
9 6 (2.93%) BYOD
10 3 (1.46%) FMCG
10 3 (1.46%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.46%) Replication
10 3 (1.46%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.98%) AS400
11 2 (0.98%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.98%) iSeries
11 2 (0.98%) PKI
11 2 (0.98%) PMI
12 1 (0.49%) Mobile Payment
12 1 (0.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 114 (55.61%) Windows
2 71 (34.63%) Windows 7
3 40 (19.51%) Windows XP
4 33 (16.10%) Windows Server
5 24 (11.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (8.29%) Windows 8
7 15 (7.32%) Apple iOS
8 12 (5.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (4.88%) Mac OS
10 9 (4.39%) Android
10 9 (4.39%) Windows 10
10 9 (4.39%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (2.44%) Linux
12 3 (1.46%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.46%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.98%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.98%) Unix
13 2 (0.98%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (15.12%) ITIL
2 28 (13.66%) Migration
3 25 (12.20%) Change Management
4 20 (9.76%) Incident Management
4 20 (9.76%) Problem Management
4 20 (9.76%) Service Management
5 10 (4.88%) Identity Management
5 10 (4.88%) Project Management
6 9 (4.39%) Time Management
6 9 (4.39%) Validation
7 7 (3.41%) Trend Analysis
8 6 (2.93%) Coaching
9 5 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (2.44%) Asset Management
10 4 (1.95%) Extreme Programming
10 4 (1.95%) MVC
10 4 (1.95%) PRINCE2
10 4 (1.95%) Service Delivery
10 4 (1.95%) TDD
10 4 (1.95%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (10.73%) Java
2 11 (5.37%) SQL
3 8 (3.90%) PowerShell
4 7 (3.41%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.93%) C#
6 4 (1.95%) VBScript
7 3 (1.46%) C
7 3 (1.46%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.46%) VB
7 3 (1.46%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.46%) VB6
7 3 (1.46%) VBA
8 2 (0.98%) LotusScript
8 2 (0.98%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.49%) Formula Language
9 1 (0.49%) PHP
9 1 (0.49%) Python
9 1 (0.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (10.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (7.80%) MCP
3 15 (7.32%) Security Cleared
4 11 (5.37%) A+ Certification
4 11 (5.37%) MCDST
4 11 (5.37%) SC Cleared
5 10 (4.88%) MCSE
6 9 (4.39%) Degree
6 9 (4.39%) MCSA
7 8 (3.90%) ACDT
7 8 (3.90%) ACHDS
7 8 (3.90%) ACTC
7 8 (3.90%) MCSM
7 8 (3.90%) Network+ Certification
8 4 (1.95%) CCNA
8 4 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.98%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.49%) PMP
11 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.90%) SLA
2 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 70 (34.15%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.88%) Virtual Servers
3 9 (4.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.95%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.46%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.98%) Firmware
6 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.98%) Postfix
6 2 (0.98%) Sendmail
6 2 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.98%) vSphere
6 2 (0.98%) XenApp
7 1 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (5.37%) SCCM
1 11 (5.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (2.93%) WSUS
3 4 (1.95%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.46%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.49%) BMC Marimba
5 1 (0.49%) DameWare
5 1 (0.49%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.49%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (0.49%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 90 (43.90%) Microsoft
2 41 (20.00%) Citrix
3 24 (11.71%) Bloomberg
4 21 (10.24%) Reuters
5 20 (9.76%) VMware
6 18 (8.78%) Cisco
7 17 (8.29%) Apple
8 11 (5.37%) Oracle
9 10 (4.88%) HP
10 9 (4.39%) IBM
11 5 (2.44%) Cognos
11 5 (2.44%) Symantec
12 4 (1.95%) Avaya
12 4 (1.95%) Dell
13 3 (1.46%) Intel Security
13 3 (1.46%) Remedy
13 3 (1.46%) ServiceNow
14 2 (0.98%) Acronis
14 2 (0.98%) Adobe
14 2 (0.98%) BMC
Peterlee, County Durham
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £80 - 100 per day
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