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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lotus
Rank 522 503 392
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -111
Contract jobs citing Lotus 134 151 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.26% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 0.56% 0.61% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 78 130
Median daily rate £265 £300 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £120 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £430 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £338 £265
% change year-on-year
-22.96% +27.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 30 44
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.30 £24.10 £21.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £12.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -17.24%

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
24044 24752 26246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.80% 43.26% 45.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 14682 14636 14796
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 857 1078 1181
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 -1 126 £260 -13.33% 9
London -10 59 £275 +20.87%
South East +27 21 £310 +55.00% 3
South West +18 12 £313 +6.38%
North West +23 11 £120 -
Hampshire +13 8 £320 -
Scotland +10 8 £275 - 2
Wiltshire +16 6 £130 -
Bristol +6 6 £345 +97.14%
North East -22 6 £260 - 2
Canary Wharf - 6 £160 -
Glasgow +13 5 £275 -
Cheshire +8 5 £120 -
Yorkshire +1 5 £250 -23.07%
Manchester -1 5 £105 -
Tyne and Wear -25 5 £260 - 1
West Midlands -39 5 £200 -45.57% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £260 - 1
Swindon - 5 £130 -
Warrington - 5 £120 -
Surrey +12 4 £145 -27.50%
City of London +10 4 £388 +40.90%
Oxfordshire -4 4 £150 -
East Midlands -4 4 £525 +61.53% 1
Berkshire +11 3 £475 +137.50% 2
Nottingham -9 3 £550 - 1
Nottinghamshire -12 3 £550 - 1
Birmingham -15 3 £200 -50.92% 1
West Dunbartonshire - 3 £275 -
Clydebank - 3 £275 -

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 278 (95.21%) IBM Notes
2 166 (56.85%) Windows
3 126 (43.15%) Active Directory
4 116 (39.73%) Microsoft
5 94 (32.19%) MS Office
6 81 (27.74%) MS Excel
7 68 (23.29%) ITIL
8 65 (22.26%) Citrix
9 63 (21.58%) Windows 7
10 62 (21.23%) IBM Domino
11 61 (20.89%) Finance
12 57 (19.52%) Migration
13 49 (16.78%) Microsoft Certification
14 46 (15.75%) VMware
15 43 (14.73%) DNS
15 43 (14.73%) Oracle
15 43 (14.73%) Office 365
16 39 (13.36%) Blackberry
17 38 (13.01%) SQL
18 35 (11.99%) SharePoint
18 35 (11.99%) MS Exchange
18 35 (11.99%) VMware Infrastructure
19 34 (11.64%) DHCP
19 34 (11.64%) Internet
19 34 (11.64%) Windows Server
20 33 (11.30%) Change Management
20 33 (11.30%) Firewall
20 33 (11.30%) Security Cleared
21 32 (10.96%) SQL Server
22 30 (10.27%) TCP/IP

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
1 278 (95.21%) IBM Notes
2 62 (21.23%) IBM Domino
3 35 (11.99%) MS Exchange
3 35 (11.99%) SharePoint
4 23 (7.88%) Apache
4 23 (7.88%) IIS
5 22 (7.53%) Skype for Business
6 17 (5.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 13 (4.45%) Exchange Server 2010
8 12 (4.11%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (1.71%) CMS
12 4 (1.37%) Quickr
12 4 (1.37%) WebLogic
13 3 (1.03%) IBM Connections
13 3 (1.03%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.68%) Drupal
14 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
14 2 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 94 (32.19%) MS Office
2 81 (27.74%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.74%) MS Project
4 6 (2.05%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.05%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (1.03%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (2.05%) Eikon
2 2 (0.68%) Infor M3
2 2 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 43 (14.73%) Office 365
2 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (0.68%) SaaS
4 1 (0.34%) Google Drive
4 1 (0.34%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 43 (14.73%) DNS
2 34 (11.64%) DHCP
2 34 (11.64%) Internet
3 33 (11.30%) Firewall
4 30 (10.27%) TCP/IP
5 17 (5.82%) LAN
5 17 (5.82%) VPN
6 16 (5.48%) Skype
7 15 (5.14%) SMTP
7 15 (5.14%) WAN
7 15 (5.14%) Wireless
8 13 (4.45%) Ethernet
9 7 (2.40%) SSL
10 4 (1.37%) Network Security
10 4 (1.37%) VoIP
11 3 (1.03%) HTTP
11 3 (1.03%) LDAP
11 3 (1.03%) VLAN
12 2 (0.68%) IMAP4
12 2 (0.68%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.03%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (0.68%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.68%) RDBMS
3 2 (0.68%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.34%) DB2
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (7.19%) MSI
2 2 (0.68%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (0.68%) JBuilder
3 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 61 (20.89%) Finance
2 24 (8.22%) Banking
3 11 (3.77%) Retail
4 8 (2.74%) Marketing
5 7 (2.40%) Retail Banking
6 6 (2.05%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.71%) Billing
7 5 (1.71%) Law
7 5 (1.71%) Legal
8 4 (1.37%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.03%) Military
10 2 (0.68%) Advertising
10 2 (0.68%) Electronics
10 2 (0.68%) French Language
10 2 (0.68%) German Language
10 2 (0.68%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.68%) Polish Language
10 2 (0.68%) Portuguese Language
10 2 (0.68%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.34%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 61 (20.89%) Support Engineer
2 42 (14.38%) Analyst
3 36 (12.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 33 (11.30%) Desktop Support
5 25 (8.56%) Project Manager
6 24 (8.22%) Developer
7 23 (7.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 22 (7.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 22 (7.53%) Desktop Engineer
8 22 (7.53%) Service Analyst
9 20 (6.85%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 20 (6.85%) Service Desk Analyst
10 19 (6.51%) Administrator
10 19 (6.51%) Consultant
11 13 (4.45%) Lotus Notes Developer
12 12 (4.11%) 3rd Line Support
12 12 (4.11%) Deskside Engineer
12 12 (4.11%) Deskside Support
12 12 (4.11%) Deskside Support Engineer
12 12 (4.11%) Lotus Notes Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.19%) Middleware
2 12 (4.11%) jQuery
3 10 (3.42%) HTML
4 6 (2.05%) CSS
4 6 (2.05%) XML
5 5 (1.71%) .NET
5 5 (1.71%) Web Services
6 4 (1.37%) Ajax
6 4 (1.37%) JSON
7 2 (0.68%) Dojo
7 2 (0.68%) JavaBeans
7 2 (0.68%) ODBC
7 2 (0.68%) SOAP
7 2 (0.68%) Struts
7 2 (0.68%) XPages
8 1 (0.34%) DHTML
8 1 (0.34%) React
8 1 (0.34%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.34%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 39 (13.36%) Blackberry
2 26 (8.90%) Data Centre
3 24 (8.22%) Clustering
4 22 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (7.19%) Management Information System
6 11 (3.77%) Client/Server
6 11 (3.77%) iPhone
7 10 (3.42%) CMDB
8 9 (3.08%) iPad
9 7 (2.40%) Replication
10 6 (2.05%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.37%) Mainframe
12 3 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.03%) FMCG
12 3 (1.03%) Health Informatics
12 3 (1.03%) Informatics
12 3 (1.03%) Smartphone
12 3 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.68%) Digital Media
13 2 (0.68%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 166 (56.85%) Windows
2 63 (21.58%) Windows 7
3 34 (11.64%) Windows Server
4 29 (9.93%) Windows 8
4 29 (9.93%) Windows XP
5 21 (7.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (6.51%) Apple iOS
6 19 (6.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (6.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (4.79%) Windows 10
9 12 (4.11%) Linux
10 10 (3.42%) Unix
11 8 (2.74%) Mac OS
12 7 (2.40%) Windows 2000
13 4 (1.37%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.68%) Solaris
14 2 (0.68%) VMS
14 2 (0.68%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.34%) AIX
15 1 (0.34%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (23.29%) ITIL
2 57 (19.52%) Migration
3 33 (11.30%) Change Management
4 26 (8.90%) Project Management
5 25 (8.56%) Incident Management
6 23 (7.88%) Application Packaging
6 23 (7.88%) High Availability
7 22 (7.53%) Problem Management
8 20 (6.85%) ITIL V3
9 19 (6.51%) Service Delivery
10 18 (6.16%) Service Management
11 14 (4.79%) Identity Management
12 13 (4.45%) Time Management
13 12 (4.11%) CRM
13 12 (4.11%) E-Commerce
14 11 (3.77%) Configuration Management
14 11 (3.77%) Validation
15 9 (3.08%) Escalation Management
15 9 (3.08%) Knowledge Management
15 9 (3.08%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (13.01%) SQL
2 26 (8.90%) Java
3 18 (6.16%) JavaScript
4 11 (3.77%) PowerShell
5 10 (3.42%) LotusScript
5 10 (3.42%) VB
6 6 (2.05%) C#
6 6 (2.05%) Python
6 6 (2.05%) Shell Script
7 5 (1.71%) VBA
7 5 (1.71%) VBScript
8 3 (1.03%) C
8 3 (1.03%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.03%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.03%) VB6
9 2 (0.68%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.68%) C++
9 2 (0.68%) Perl
9 2 (0.68%) PHP
10 1 (0.34%) Formula Language
Qualifications
1 49 (16.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (11.30%) Security Cleared
3 21 (7.19%) MCP
3 21 (7.19%) SC Cleared
4 19 (6.51%) Degree
5 17 (5.82%) A+ Certification
6 16 (5.48%) MCDST
6 16 (5.48%) MCSE
7 13 (4.45%) ACDT
7 13 (4.45%) ACHDS
7 13 (4.45%) ACTC
7 13 (4.45%) MCSA
7 13 (4.45%) MCSM
7 13 (4.45%) Network+ Certification
8 5 (1.71%) CCNA
8 5 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.03%) CEH
9 3 (1.03%) CISSP
9 3 (1.03%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.85%) SLA
2 4 (1.37%) QA
3 2 (0.68%) GxP
4 1 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 126 (43.15%) Active Directory
2 35 (11.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (7.19%) Microsoft App-V
3 21 (7.19%) Terminal Services
4 16 (5.48%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (1.37%) Sendmail
5 4 (1.37%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.37%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.68%) Firmware
7 2 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.68%) XenApp
8 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 21 (7.19%) Microsoft Clustering
1 21 (7.19%) OpenView
1 21 (7.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 21 (7.19%) Perfmon
2 15 (5.14%) HP SIM
3 11 (3.77%) SCCM
4 7 (2.40%) WSUS
5 6 (2.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (1.37%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.03%) BMC Marimba
7 3 (1.03%) DameWare
7 3 (1.03%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.34%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 116 (39.73%) Microsoft
2 65 (22.26%) Citrix
3 46 (15.75%) VMware
4 43 (14.73%) Oracle
5 30 (10.27%) HP
6 24 (8.22%) IBM
7 20 (6.85%) Apple
8 11 (3.77%) Cisco
9 7 (2.40%) Adobe
9 7 (2.40%) Bloomberg
10 6 (2.05%) Reuters
11 5 (1.71%) NetApp
11 5 (1.71%) Symantec
12 4 (1.37%) BMC
12 4 (1.37%) Dell
12 4 (1.37%) Novell
12 4 (1.37%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.37%) Remedy
12 4 (1.37%) Sage
12 4 (1.37%) SAP
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