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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 392 348 304
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -44
Contract jobs citing Lotus 213 262 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.48% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 0.84% 1.06% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 148 134
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£300 £198 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.89% -28.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £110 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £454 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 28 40
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.98 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £22.80 £20.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.21 £14.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-8.89% -1.69%

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
25278 24817 22279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.41% 45.55% 46.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14365 13927 11804
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1094 1054 1189
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -49 186 £300 +50.00% 25
London -78 50 £275 +48.64% 9
South East -28 41 £400 +87.13% 4
North West -9 29 £360 +89.47% 1
West Midlands -12 23 £289 +15.50% 1
East of England +9 16 £500 +36.05% 7
Manchester -6 16 £300 +57.89% 1
Hampshire -17 16 - - 1
Havant +6 13 - -
City of London -27 13 £298 +2.58% 2
South West +8 11 £150 -
Scotland +8 10 £420 +265.21%
Cheshire 0 10 £300 -
Berkshire +2 9 £400 +28.00% 2
Warwickshire +2 9 £300 +20.00%
East Midlands -2 9 £413 +275.00%
Northern Ireland - 8 £190 -
Reading +9 7 £400 +28.00% 1
Peterborough +5 7 - - 2
Cambridgeshire +1 7 - - 2
Edinburgh -1 7 £420 -
Wales -2 7 £160 -17.94% 1
County Antrim - 7 £190 -
Belfast - 7 £190 -
Buckinghamshire 0 6 £220 +35.38%
Surrey -3 6 £238 +14.45% 1
West Yorkshire -9 6 £400 +166.66%
Yorkshire -30 6 £400 +220.00% 1
North Wales - 6 £160 -
Flintshire - 6 £160 -

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 400 (90.29%) IBM Notes
2 215 (48.53%) Windows
3 211 (47.63%) Microsoft
4 151 (34.09%) MS Office
5 139 (31.38%) Citrix
6 133 (30.02%) ITIL
7 106 (23.93%) Active Directory
8 84 (18.96%) Windows 7
9 80 (18.06%) MS Exchange
9 80 (18.06%) Migration
10 77 (17.38%) Lotus Domino
11 74 (16.70%) MS Excel
12 60 (13.54%) Service Management
12 60 (13.54%) Windows XP
13 54 (12.19%) Windows Server 2008
14 52 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
15 49 (11.06%) Finance
16 48 (10.84%) SLA
17 45 (10.16%) SharePoint
18 44 (9.93%) Blackberry
19 42 (9.48%) Windows Server 2003
20 41 (9.26%) Project Management
21 38 (8.58%) VMware
21 38 (8.58%) SQL
22 37 (8.35%) Cisco
22 37 (8.35%) Banking
23 30 (6.77%) IBM
24 29 (6.55%) DNS
24 29 (6.55%) MCP
25 28 (6.32%) IIS

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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
1 400 (90.29%) IBM Notes
2 80 (18.06%) MS Exchange
3 77 (17.38%) Lotus Domino
4 45 (10.16%) SharePoint
5 28 (6.32%) IIS
5 28 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (4.06%) Lync
7 16 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (2.48%) GroupWise
9 8 (1.81%) Apache
10 7 (1.58%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (1.35%) WebSphere
11 6 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (1.35%) Office Communications Server
12 5 (1.13%) FileNet
12 5 (1.13%) Documentum
13 4 (0.90%) CMS
Applications
1 151 (34.09%) MS Office
2 74 (16.70%) MS Excel
3 12 (2.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (2.71%) MS Project
4 9 (2.03%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (1.13%) assyst
2 4 (0.90%) Eikon
3 3 (0.68%) SAP GRC
4 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.61%) Office 365
2 5 (1.13%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.23%) SaaS
3 1 (0.23%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.55%) DNS
2 27 (6.09%) WAN
2 27 (6.09%) VPN
3 19 (4.29%) Internet
3 19 (4.29%) LAN
4 15 (3.39%) VoIP
4 15 (3.39%) Firewall
5 12 (2.71%) Wireless
6 11 (2.48%) Intranet
6 11 (2.48%) TCP/IP
6 11 (2.48%) SSL
6 11 (2.48%) SMTP
7 8 (1.81%) DHCP
7 8 (1.81%) IMAP
8 7 (1.58%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (1.58%) Extranet
8 7 (1.58%) POP3
8 7 (1.58%) SAN
9 6 (1.35%) MPLS
10 5 (1.13%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.29%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.71%) MS Access
3 6 (1.35%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.45%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (0.23%) MSI
General
1 49 (11.06%) Finance
2 37 (8.35%) Banking
3 12 (2.71%) Retail
4 8 (1.81%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.58%) Legal
6 6 (1.35%) Local Government
6 6 (1.35%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.13%) French Language
8 4 (0.90%) Back Office
8 4 (0.90%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.68%) Publishing
10 2 (0.45%) Marketing
10 2 (0.45%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.45%) Law
10 2 (0.45%) German Language
11 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.23%) Advertising
11 1 (0.23%) Electronics
11 1 (0.23%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.23%) Cantonese Language
Job Titles
1 139 (31.38%) Analyst
2 68 (15.35%) Support Analyst
3 66 (14.90%) Service Analyst
4 62 (14.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 41 (9.26%) Support Engineer
6 40 (9.03%) Desktop Support
7 35 (7.90%) Project Manager
8 32 (7.22%) Developer
8 32 (7.22%) Administrator
9 30 (6.77%) 2nd Line Support
10 26 (5.87%) 1st Line Support
11 22 (4.97%) Consultant
12 21 (4.74%) Lotus Notes Administrator
13 19 (4.29%) Desktop Engineer
14 18 (4.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 15 (3.39%) Architect
15 15 (3.39%) 1st Line Support Analyst
16 14 (3.16%) Lotus Notes Developer
17 13 (2.93%) Desktop Support Analyst
17 13 (2.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.42%) HTML
2 20 (4.51%) CSS
3 19 (4.29%) .NET
4 11 (2.48%) .NET Framework
5 10 (2.26%) ASP.NET
5 10 (2.26%) Web Services
6 9 (2.03%) jQuery
7 7 (1.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (1.58%) XML
8 5 (1.13%) Entity Framework
8 5 (1.13%) WinForms
8 5 (1.13%) WCF
8 5 (1.13%) WPF
9 4 (0.90%) JSON
10 3 (0.68%) Application Packaging
10 3 (0.68%) SAML
10 3 (0.68%) X-Windows
10 3 (0.68%) COM
10 3 (0.68%) XPages
10 3 (0.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 52 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (9.93%) Blackberry
3 12 (2.71%) Clustering
4 11 (2.48%) Replication
5 8 (1.81%) CMDB
5 8 (1.81%) iSeries
6 6 (1.35%) iPhone
7 5 (1.13%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.13%) iPad
8 4 (0.90%) Mobile App
8 4 (0.90%) Social Media
8 4 (0.90%) SecurID
8 4 (0.90%) Statistics
8 4 (0.90%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.68%) Life Science
9 3 (0.68%) PKI
9 3 (0.68%) Private Cloud
9 3 (0.68%) BYOD
10 2 (0.45%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 215 (48.53%) Windows
2 84 (18.96%) Windows 7
3 60 (13.54%) Windows XP
4 54 (12.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (9.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (5.42%) Windows 8
7 22 (4.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.58%) Linux
9 6 (1.35%) Mac OS X
10 5 (1.13%) UNIX
10 5 (1.13%) Windows NT
11 4 (0.90%) Android
12 3 (0.68%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.68%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.45%) HPUX
13 2 (0.45%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.45%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (30.02%) ITIL
2 80 (18.06%) Migration
3 60 (13.54%) Service Management
4 41 (9.26%) Project Management
5 21 (4.74%) Incident Management
6 18 (4.06%) Service Delivery
6 18 (4.06%) Email Migration
7 15 (3.39%) MVC
8 14 (3.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (3.16%) PRINCE2
9 12 (2.71%) Configuration Management
9 12 (2.71%) Business Analysis
10 11 (2.48%) Change Management
10 11 (2.48%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (2.03%) Information Security
12 8 (1.81%) Customer Engagement
12 8 (1.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 6 (1.35%) Capacity Planning
13 6 (1.35%) Data Protection
13 6 (1.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (8.58%) SQL
2 24 (5.42%) Java
3 23 (5.19%) JavaScript
4 16 (3.61%) C#
5 8 (1.81%) VBA
6 7 (1.58%) LotusScript
7 5 (1.13%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.68%) Python
8 3 (0.68%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.68%) VBScript
8 3 (0.68%) VB
9 1 (0.23%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (6.55%) MCP
2 24 (5.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (5.42%) Security Cleared
3 19 (4.29%) Degree
4 12 (2.71%) SC Cleared
5 10 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (2.26%) MCITP
6 9 (2.03%) CCNA
7 8 (1.81%) MCSE
7 8 (1.81%) MCTS
8 6 (1.35%) PMP
8 6 (1.35%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.68%) CISMP
9 3 (0.68%) MCDST
9 3 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.68%) CCNP
9 3 (0.68%) CCA
9 3 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (0.68%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (10.84%) SLA
2 5 (1.13%) QA
3 3 (0.68%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 106 (23.93%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.26%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.03%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (1.35%) Xen
5 6 (1.35%) XenApp
6 5 (1.13%) ISA Server
6 5 (1.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (0.68%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.23%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.23%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (6.32%) SCCM
2 18 (4.06%) OpenView
3 17 (3.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (0.90%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.68%) SCOM
5 3 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.45%) DameWare
6 2 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.45%) WMI
7 1 (0.23%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.23%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.23%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 211 (47.63%) Microsoft
2 139 (31.38%) Citrix
3 38 (8.58%) VMware
4 37 (8.35%) Cisco
5 30 (6.77%) IBM
6 27 (6.09%) HP
6 27 (6.09%) Symantec
7 26 (5.87%) Adobe
8 21 (4.74%) McAfee
9 17 (3.84%) SAP
10 11 (2.48%) EMC
10 11 (2.48%) Novell
11 10 (2.26%) Apple
12 9 (2.03%) Clearswift
12 9 (2.03%) Cognos
13 8 (1.81%) Oracle
14 7 (1.58%) Avaya
14 7 (1.58%) CheckPoint
14 7 (1.58%) Reuters
14 7 (1.58%) Bloomberg
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