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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lotus
Rank 492 462 339
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -123
Contract jobs citing Lotus 160 186 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.33% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category 0.66% 0.74% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 104 141
Median daily rate £319 £325 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.92% +75.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £120 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £500 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £180
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +80.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 28 35
Median hourly rate £23.50 £12.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.83% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.25 £27.30 £23.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £12.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+129.16% -27.27%

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
24339 25095 24262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.07% 44.06% 45.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 14932 14721 13394
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 810 1084 1062
Median hourly rate £19.61 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.94% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £37.50
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 26 July 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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -8 154 £306 -5.76% 5
London +21 72 £275 -16.66% 1
North East -19 18 £260 -
Tyne and Wear -29 18 £260 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 18 £260 -
South East +15 15 £168 -32.90%
South West -6 13 £340 +4.61% 1
North West -15 11 £325 -30.10%
City of London +42 9 £378 +46.60%
Yorkshire -1 8 £475 +46.15% 1
Bristol -3 7 £345 +6.15% 1
East Midlands -2 6 £550 +131.57%
Manchester -18 6 £500 +5.26%
West Midlands -28 6 £308 -22.64% 2
Hampshire +3 5 £80 -82.22%
Berkshire +2 5 £475 +90.00%
East of England +1 5 £325 +49.42%
South Yorkshire 0 4 £475 +46.15%
Wiltshire -1 4 £223 +93.47%
Birmingham -12 4 £375 -5.66% 1
Sheffield -13 4 £475 +46.15%
Scotland -25 4 £400 +14.28%
Reading +11 3 - -
Swindon +2 3 £223 +93.47%
Wellingborough 0 3 - -
Nottingham -2 3 £550 +51.72%
Northamptonshire -3 3 - -
Nottinghamshire -4 3 £550 +51.72%
Lancashire -5 3 - -
Glasgow -5 3 £400 +14.28%

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 293 (97.99%) IBM Notes
2 165 (55.18%) Windows
3 118 (39.46%) Active Directory
4 116 (38.80%) Microsoft
5 87 (29.10%) MS Office
6 75 (25.08%) ITIL
7 74 (24.75%) MS Excel
8 72 (24.08%) IBM Domino
9 69 (23.08%) Migration
10 68 (22.74%) Citrix
11 59 (19.73%) Finance
12 52 (17.39%) SharePoint
13 49 (16.39%) Office 365
14 48 (16.05%) Windows 7
15 43 (14.38%) VMware
15 43 (14.38%) MS Exchange
15 43 (14.38%) DNS
16 37 (12.37%) Microsoft Certification
17 36 (12.04%) Oracle
17 36 (12.04%) Security Cleared
18 35 (11.71%) Windows Server 2008
18 35 (11.71%) Internet
18 35 (11.71%) Blackberry
18 35 (11.71%) Windows Server
19 34 (11.37%) HP
19 34 (11.37%) DHCP
19 34 (11.37%) VMware Infrastructure
20 33 (11.04%) SQL
21 31 (10.37%) Firewall
21 31 (10.37%) Windows 8

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
1 293 (97.99%) IBM Notes
2 72 (24.08%) IBM Domino
3 52 (17.39%) SharePoint
4 43 (14.38%) MS Exchange
5 23 (7.69%) Apache
5 23 (7.69%) IIS
6 22 (7.36%) Skype for Business
7 21 (7.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 17 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2010
8 17 (5.69%) SharePoint 2013
9 12 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2013
10 10 (3.34%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (1.34%) CMS
11 4 (1.34%) Magnolia
11 4 (1.34%) WebLogic
12 3 (1.00%) IBM Connections
12 3 (1.00%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.67%) Drupal
13 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 87 (29.10%) MS Office
2 74 (24.75%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.68%) MS Project
4 7 (2.34%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (1.67%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.67%) Infor M3
1 2 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.33%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 49 (16.39%) Office 365
2 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.00%) OneDrive
3 2 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (0.67%) SaaS
4 1 (0.33%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 43 (14.38%) DNS
2 35 (11.71%) Internet
3 34 (11.37%) DHCP
4 31 (10.37%) Firewall
5 24 (8.03%) TCP/IP
6 22 (7.36%) VPN
7 17 (5.69%) SMTP
8 13 (4.35%) Skype
9 12 (4.01%) LAN
10 10 (3.34%) WAN
11 7 (2.34%) SSL
12 6 (2.01%) Ethernet
12 6 (2.01%) Wireless
13 4 (1.34%) Intranet
13 4 (1.34%) Unified Communications
14 3 (1.00%) HTTP
14 3 (1.00%) IPX
14 3 (1.00%) LDAP
14 3 (1.00%) Network Security
15 2 (0.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.03%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.34%) RDBMS
2 4 (1.34%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.67%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.33%) DB2
4 1 (0.33%) GIS
Development Applications
1 21 (7.02%) MSI
2 2 (0.67%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (0.67%) JBuilder
3 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 59 (19.73%) Finance
2 17 (5.69%) Banking
3 10 (3.34%) Marketing
3 10 (3.34%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.68%) Billing
5 7 (2.34%) German Language
6 4 (1.34%) French Language
6 4 (1.34%) Law
6 4 (1.34%) Legal
6 4 (1.34%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.00%) Retail
8 2 (0.67%) Electronics
8 2 (0.67%) Polish Language
8 2 (0.67%) Portuguese Language
8 2 (0.67%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.33%) Advertising
9 1 (0.33%) Automotive
9 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.33%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.33%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 51 (17.06%) Analyst
2 48 (16.05%) Support Engineer
3 33 (11.04%) 2nd Line Support
4 31 (10.37%) Service Analyst
5 27 (9.03%) Consultant
5 27 (9.03%) Developer
6 24 (8.03%) Administrator
7 22 (7.36%) Desktop Support
7 22 (7.36%) Service Desk Analyst
8 21 (7.02%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 21 (7.02%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 21 (7.02%) Project Manager
9 15 (5.02%) Desktop Engineer
10 14 (4.68%) Architect
10 14 (4.68%) Help Desk Support
10 14 (4.68%) Lotus Notes Administrator
11 12 (4.01%) 3rd Line Support
11 12 (4.01%) Lotus Notes Developer
12 11 (3.68%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 11 (3.68%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.02%) Middleware
2 17 (5.69%) HTML
3 10 (3.34%) CSS
3 10 (3.34%) jQuery
3 10 (3.34%) XML
4 9 (3.01%) Web Services
5 7 (2.34%) Ajax
6 5 (1.67%) .NET
7 4 (1.34%) JSON
7 4 (1.34%) ODBC
8 3 (1.00%) XPages
9 2 (0.67%) Dojo
9 2 (0.67%) JavaBeans
9 2 (0.67%) SOAP
9 2 (0.67%) Struts
10 1 (0.33%) DHTML
10 1 (0.33%) React
10 1 (0.33%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.71%) Blackberry
2 27 (9.03%) Clustering
3 24 (8.03%) Data Centre
4 18 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (6.02%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.34%) CMDB
6 8 (2.68%) Replication
7 6 (2.01%) iPhone
8 4 (1.34%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.34%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.34%) iPad
8 4 (1.34%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.34%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.34%) PDA
9 3 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.00%) Health Informatics
9 3 (1.00%) Informatics
9 3 (1.00%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.00%) User Experience
9 3 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 165 (55.18%) Windows
2 48 (16.05%) Windows 7
3 35 (11.71%) Windows Server
3 35 (11.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (10.37%) Windows 8
5 27 (9.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (7.69%) Windows XP
7 22 (7.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (5.69%) Windows 10
9 15 (5.02%) Apple iOS
10 12 (4.01%) Linux
11 11 (3.68%) Unix
12 9 (3.01%) Mac OS
12 9 (3.01%) Windows 2000
13 3 (1.00%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.67%) Android
14 2 (0.67%) Solaris
14 2 (0.67%) VMS
14 2 (0.67%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (25.08%) ITIL
2 69 (23.08%) Migration
3 28 (9.36%) Project Management
4 26 (8.70%) Incident Management
5 25 (8.36%) Change Management
6 23 (7.69%) Application Packaging
7 21 (7.02%) High Availability
7 21 (7.02%) Problem Management
8 20 (6.69%) ITIL V3
9 17 (5.69%) Service Delivery
10 14 (4.68%) Service Management
11 13 (4.35%) Configuration Management
12 12 (4.01%) E-Commerce
13 11 (3.68%) Change Control
13 11 (3.68%) CRM
14 10 (3.34%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (3.34%) Knowledge Management
14 10 (3.34%) Workflow
15 9 (3.01%) Escalation Management
15 9 (3.01%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (11.04%) SQL
2 24 (8.03%) JavaScript
3 22 (7.36%) Java
4 19 (6.35%) PowerShell
5 15 (5.02%) LotusScript
6 8 (2.68%) VBScript
7 7 (2.34%) VB
8 6 (2.01%) Python
9 5 (1.67%) C
9 5 (1.67%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.00%) C#
11 2 (0.67%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.67%) C++
11 2 (0.67%) Perl
11 2 (0.67%) VBA
12 1 (0.33%) Formula Language
12 1 (0.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 37 (12.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (12.04%) Security Cleared
3 20 (6.69%) SC Cleared
4 17 (5.69%) Degree
5 13 (4.35%) MCP
6 9 (3.01%) MCSE
7 7 (2.34%) A+ Certification
7 7 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (2.01%) ACDT
8 6 (2.01%) ACHDS
8 6 (2.01%) ACTC
8 6 (2.01%) MCDST
8 6 (2.01%) MCSA
8 6 (2.01%) MCSM
8 6 (2.01%) Network+ Certification
9 4 (1.34%) CCNA
9 4 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.00%) CEH
10 3 (1.00%) CISSP
10 3 (1.00%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.03%) SLA
2 4 (1.34%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.34%) QA
3 2 (0.67%) GxP
4 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.33%) MiFID
4 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 118 (39.46%) Active Directory
2 34 (11.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (7.02%) Microsoft App-V
3 21 (7.02%) Terminal Services
4 8 (2.68%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (2.34%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (1.34%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.34%) Sendmail
8 3 (1.00%) VMware Server
8 3 (1.00%) XenApp
9 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
2 21 (7.02%) OpenView
2 21 (7.02%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 21 (7.02%) Perfmon
3 15 (5.02%) HP SIM
4 11 (3.68%) SCCM
5 8 (2.68%) Backup Exec
6 5 (1.67%) BMC Marimba
6 5 (1.67%) DameWare
7 4 (1.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (1.00%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.00%) WSUS
9 2 (0.67%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.33%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 116 (38.80%) Microsoft
2 68 (22.74%) Citrix
3 43 (14.38%) VMware
4 36 (12.04%) Oracle
5 34 (11.37%) HP
6 27 (9.03%) IBM
7 11 (3.68%) Apple
8 9 (3.01%) Adobe
8 9 (3.01%) Cisco
8 9 (3.01%) Symantec
9 6 (2.01%) BMC
9 6 (2.01%) Remedy
10 5 (1.67%) Dell
10 5 (1.67%) NetApp
10 5 (1.67%) Novell
10 5 (1.67%) SAP
11 4 (1.34%) Intel Security
11 4 (1.34%) PeopleSoft
11 4 (1.34%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.34%) Sage
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