The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 337 313 313
Rank change year-on-year
-24 0
Contract jobs citing Lotus 283 263 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.55% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 1.09% 1.17% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 136 128
Average daily rate £195 £270 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% -9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £135 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £270 £300
% change year-on-year
-25.92% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 38 48
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £20.75 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.88
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +0.84%
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25864 22521 27823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.91% 47.12% 45.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14483 11975 14185
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1091 1187 1343
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £40.00 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -3 263 £200 -20.00% 24
London -34 120 £186 -33.48% 10
South East -6 55 £225 +9.75% 5
City of London -1 48 £290 -28.39% 6
Hampshire +14 23 £203 -36.71% 1
West Midlands -13 22 £251 +25.62%
East of England -15 22 £325 -4.41% 5
North West -11 20 £190 +40.74% 1
Berkshire -22 15 £300 +50.00% 3
Manchester -1 13 £190 -
Surrey -1 12 £225 -48.57% 1
Yorkshire -7 12 £150 -26.82%
East Midlands -12 10 £110 -62.71% 1
Cambridgeshire -6 9 £475 -
Derbyshire -9 9 £110 -65.75% 1
Bedfordshire - 7 £410 - 2
Warwickshire -8 6 £238 -23.38%
Scotland -37 6 £115 -58.18% 4
Guildford +1 5 £190 -56.57%
Hertfordshire -5 5 £160 -62.35% 2
Reading -17 5 £239 +24.02%
West Yorkshire -25 5 £150 -23.07%
Staffordshire +1 4 £291 +133.00%
Bracknell -1 4 £450 - 1
Cheshire -16 4 - - 1
South Wales -15 3 £195 -56.66%
Leeds -15 3 £150 +7.14%
Wales -25 3 £195 -56.66%
Lancashire - 3 - -
South Yorkshire -3 2 - -

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

1 523 (92.57%) IBM Notes
2 314 (55.58%) Windows
3 260 (46.02%) Microsoft
4 229 (40.53%) MS Office
5 187 (33.10%) Active Directory
6 174 (30.80%) Windows 7
7 165 (29.20%) Windows XP
8 153 (27.08%) Blackberry
9 151 (26.73%) Citrix
10 139 (24.60%) MS Exchange
11 117 (20.71%) MS Excel
12 111 (19.65%) ITIL
13 101 (17.88%) Migration
14 85 (15.04%) Lotus Domino
15 76 (13.45%) HP
15 76 (13.45%) Finance
16 67 (11.86%) VPN
17 65 (11.50%) Banking
18 64 (11.33%) PowerShell
19 53 (9.38%) Windows 2000
19 53 (9.38%) VBScript
20 52 (9.20%) Novell
21 51 (9.03%) Cisco
21 51 (9.03%) Windows Server 2008
22 50 (8.85%) NetWare
23 49 (8.67%) XenDesktop
24 48 (8.50%) ServiceCenter
24 48 (8.50%) Service Management
25 47 (8.32%) Project Management
26 46 (8.14%) SharePoint

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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
1 523 (92.57%) IBM Notes
2 139 (24.60%) MS Exchange
3 85 (15.04%) Lotus Domino
4 46 (8.14%) SharePoint
5 44 (7.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 32 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2010
7 23 (4.07%) Lync
8 21 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2013
8 21 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (2.12%) CMS
10 11 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (1.42%) Office Communications Server
11 8 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (1.42%) IIS
12 6 (1.06%) Live Communications Server
13 4 (0.71%) Zimbra
14 2 (0.35%) Quickr
15 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
15 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
15 1 (0.18%) FileNet
Applications
1 229 (40.53%) MS Office
2 117 (20.71%) MS Excel
3 32 (5.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.06%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.88%) MS Project
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.18%) RoboHelp
6 1 (0.18%) CATIA
6 1 (0.18%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 15 (2.65%) Eikon
2 6 (1.06%) assyst
3 3 (0.53%) HiPortfolio
4 1 (0.18%) Movex
4 1 (0.18%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.89%) Office 365
2 4 (0.71%) SaaS
3 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 67 (11.86%) VPN
2 33 (5.84%) TCP/IP
3 29 (5.13%) LAN
4 27 (4.78%) DNS
5 26 (4.60%) Internet
6 25 (4.42%) WAN
7 16 (2.83%) Intranet
8 13 (2.30%) VoIP
8 13 (2.30%) DHCP
9 8 (1.42%) Firewall
10 7 (1.24%) RTP
10 7 (1.24%) Softphone
11 6 (1.06%) PBX
11 6 (1.06%) PSTN
12 5 (0.88%) Broadband
12 5 (0.88%) SAN
12 5 (0.88%) Wireless
13 4 (0.71%) 3G
14 3 (0.53%) ADSL
14 3 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (4.60%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.12%) MS Access
2 12 (2.12%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (0.71%) Ingres
5 3 (0.53%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.18%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.18%) DB2
6 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.18%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.35%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.18%) MSI
General
1 76 (13.45%) Finance
2 65 (11.50%) Banking
3 25 (4.42%) Retail
4 19 (3.36%) Telecoms
5 18 (3.19%) Legal
6 12 (2.12%) French Language
7 11 (1.95%) Investment Banking
8 10 (1.77%) Back Office
9 9 (1.59%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.24%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.88%) Marketing
12 4 (0.71%) Law
13 2 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.35%) Advertising
13 2 (0.35%) Publishing
14 1 (0.18%) Front Office
14 1 (0.18%) Mandarin Language
14 1 (0.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 164 (29.03%) Analyst
2 124 (21.95%) Support Engineer
3 75 (13.27%) Desktop Support
4 73 (12.92%) Support Analyst
5 58 (10.27%) 2nd Line Support
6 50 (8.85%) Service Desk Analyst
7 49 (8.67%) Service Analyst
8 42 (7.43%) Developer
9 39 (6.90%) 1st Line Support
10 32 (5.66%) Consultant
10 32 (5.66%) Desktop Engineer
11 31 (5.49%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 31 (5.49%) Desktop Analyst
12 28 (4.96%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 27 (4.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 26 (4.60%) Lotus Notes Developer
15 24 (4.25%) IT Support
16 20 (3.54%) 1st Line Support Analyst
17 19 (3.36%) Service Manager
18 17 (3.01%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.89%) HTML
2 14 (2.48%) XMPP
2 14 (2.48%) XPages
3 12 (2.12%) .NET
4 10 (1.77%) CSS
5 6 (1.06%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.71%) XML
6 4 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (0.53%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (0.53%) WCF
7 3 (0.53%) Ajax
8 2 (0.35%) WF
8 2 (0.35%) HTML5
8 2 (0.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (0.35%) REST
8 2 (0.35%) XSD
8 2 (0.35%) WinForms
8 2 (0.35%) ADO.NET
9 1 (0.18%) ODBC
9 1 (0.18%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 153 (27.08%) Blackberry
2 16 (2.83%) CMDB
2 16 (2.83%) iPhone
3 12 (2.12%) iPad
4 11 (1.95%) Thin Client
4 11 (1.95%) Fat Client
5 8 (1.42%) Handset
6 6 (1.06%) PKI
7 5 (0.88%) Mainframe
8 4 (0.71%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.71%) Client/Server
8 4 (0.71%) NHS
8 4 (0.71%) Clustering
8 4 (0.71%) Data Extraction
9 3 (0.53%) Mobile Computing
9 3 (0.53%) E-Learning
9 3 (0.53%) PMI
9 3 (0.53%) AS400
9 3 (0.53%) GIS
10 2 (0.35%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 314 (55.58%) Windows
2 174 (30.80%) Windows 7
3 165 (29.20%) Windows XP
4 53 (9.38%) Windows 2000
5 51 (9.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 50 (8.85%) NetWare
7 30 (5.31%) Windows Vista
8 29 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 29 (5.13%) Apple iOS
9 13 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (2.12%) Windows 8
10 12 (2.12%) UNIX
11 10 (1.77%) Android
12 8 (1.42%) Mac OS X
13 6 (1.06%) Linux
14 5 (0.88%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.35%) HPUX
15 2 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.35%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (19.65%) ITIL
2 101 (17.88%) Migration
3 48 (8.50%) Service Management
4 47 (8.32%) Project Management
5 40 (7.08%) Configuration Management
6 33 (5.84%) Incident Management
7 26 (4.60%) ITSM
8 25 (4.42%) Change Management
9 23 (4.07%) Service Delivery
10 18 (3.19%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (3.01%) Time Management
12 14 (2.48%) Workflow
13 11 (1.95%) Data Protection
13 11 (1.95%) Asset Management
14 10 (1.77%) Supplier Management
14 10 (1.77%) User Acceptance Testing
14 10 (1.77%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (1.77%) PRINCE2
15 9 (1.59%) Test Scripting
15 9 (1.59%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 64 (11.33%) PowerShell
2 53 (9.38%) VBScript
3 38 (6.73%) SQL
4 21 (3.72%) LotusScript
5 14 (2.48%) C#
6 10 (1.77%) JavaScript
7 7 (1.24%) VBA
8 6 (1.06%) C
8 6 (1.06%) VB
9 5 (0.88%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.53%) Formula Language
10 3 (0.53%) Ruby
11 2 (0.35%) Java
12 1 (0.18%) C++
12 1 (0.18%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.18%) Korn
12 1 (0.18%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 44 (7.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (4.78%) Security Cleared
3 25 (4.42%) SC Cleared
4 17 (3.01%) MCP
5 14 (2.48%) MCSE
6 11 (1.95%) Degree
7 7 (1.24%) ISEB
7 7 (1.24%) MCTS
8 6 (1.06%) MCITP
9 5 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.88%) ISEB Practitioner
10 3 (0.53%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.35%) CIPD
11 2 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.35%) CCNA
12 1 (0.18%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.18%) MCSA
12 1 (0.18%) CNE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.31%) SLA
2 15 (2.65%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 187 (33.10%) Active Directory
2 49 (8.67%) XenDesktop
3 19 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (3.01%) XenApp
5 15 (2.65%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (0.88%) VMware Server
7 3 (0.53%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.53%) vSphere
8 2 (0.35%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.18%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.18%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.18%) XenServer
9 1 (0.18%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 48 (8.50%) ServiceCenter
2 24 (4.25%) SCCM
3 21 (3.72%) SCOM
4 10 (1.77%) SCVMM
4 10 (1.77%) SCDPM
5 9 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (1.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 8 (1.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 7 (1.24%) Backup Exec
8 6 (1.06%) Tivoli
9 5 (0.88%) OpenView
9 5 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (0.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 3 (0.53%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.35%) ARCserve
12 2 (0.35%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 260 (46.02%) Microsoft
2 151 (26.73%) Citrix
3 76 (13.45%) HP
4 52 (9.20%) Novell
5 51 (9.03%) Cisco
6 37 (6.55%) IBM
7 35 (6.19%) Bloomberg
7 35 (6.19%) VMware
8 29 (5.13%) Symantec
9 27 (4.78%) Reuters
10 24 (4.25%) Fidessa
11 19 (3.36%) McAfee
12 18 (3.19%) ServiceNow
13 15 (2.65%) Avaya
14 12 (2.12%) Adobe
14 12 (2.12%) Oracle
15 10 (1.77%) Nortel
16 9 (1.59%) NetApp
16 9 (1.59%) LANDesk
17 8 (1.42%) SAP
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