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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 465 359 339
Rank change year-on-year
-106 -20
Contract jobs citing Lotus 169 269 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.48% 0.53%
As % of the Vendors category 0.66% 1.05% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 138 160
Average daily rate
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£325 £208 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.62% -25.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £134 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+54.44% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 42 43
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £23.33 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-31.42% +4.47%

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
25561 25504 24091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.74% 45.65% 46.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 15156 14276 13340
Average daily rate £400 £383 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £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 1096 1113 1095
Average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -102 139 £325 +49.42% 15
London -34 50 £240 +29.72% 1
East of England +9 21 £300 +46.34% 4
Scotland -12 19 £325 +58.53%
North West -31 16 £475 +46.15% 3
Glasgow +21 14 £350 -
Manchester -8 14 £475 +233.33%
South West +3 13 £413 +3.12% 1
South East -80 13 £250 +11.11%
West Midlands -5 12 £375 +25.00% 3
City of London -8 11 £258 -17.60%
Cambridgeshire +2 10 £150 -45.94% 1
Yorkshire -22 10 £325 - 2
Peterborough +8 9 - - 1
Birmingham +3 8 £440 +51.72% 1
Bristol +1 8 £413 +3.12%
Wales - 8 £400 -
South Wales - 7 £394 -
Hampshire -9 6 - -
West Yorkshire -22 6 £306 - 2
Newport - 6 £394 -
Bedfordshire +14 5 £345 -16.36% 1
South Yorkshire -15 4 £325 -
Sheffield -18 4 £325 -
East Midlands -17 3 £325 +10.16%
Berkshire -25 3 £250 +25.00%
Leeds -26 3 £288 - 2
Farnborough - 3 - -
Norwich +12 2 - -
Leicester +5 2 £325 -

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 329 (90.88%) IBM Notes
2 160 (44.20%) Windows
3 137 (37.85%) Microsoft
4 106 (29.28%) Active Directory
5 104 (28.73%) Migration
6 97 (26.80%) MS Office
7 96 (26.52%) ITIL
7 96 (26.52%) Citrix
8 73 (20.17%) Lotus Domino
9 67 (18.51%) MS Exchange
10 58 (16.02%) Windows 7
11 53 (14.64%) VMware
12 47 (12.98%) MS Excel
13 46 (12.71%) Office 365
14 42 (11.60%) Finance
15 40 (11.05%) Windows Server 2008
16 35 (9.67%) Windows XP
16 35 (9.67%) Project Management
17 34 (9.39%) Windows Server 2003
18 33 (9.12%) Exchange Server 2010
19 32 (8.84%) SharePoint
19 32 (8.84%) WAN
20 30 (8.29%) SCCM
21 29 (8.01%) VMware Infrastructure
22 28 (7.73%) Service Delivery
22 28 (7.73%) SAP
22 28 (7.73%) Security Cleared
23 27 (7.46%) Oracle
23 27 (7.46%) Symantec
23 27 (7.46%) SLA

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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
1 329 (90.88%) IBM Notes
2 73 (20.17%) Lotus Domino
3 67 (18.51%) MS Exchange
4 33 (9.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 32 (8.84%) SharePoint
6 26 (7.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 19 (5.25%) Lync
8 18 (4.97%) IIS
9 11 (3.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (1.66%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (1.10%) GroupWise
11 4 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (1.10%) Apache
11 4 (1.10%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.55%) Documentum
13 2 (0.55%) FileNet
14 1 (0.28%) CMS
14 1 (0.28%) LiveLink
Applications
1 97 (26.80%) MS Office
2 47 (12.98%) MS Excel
3 13 (3.59%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.38%) MS Project
5 4 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.28%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.28%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 5 (1.38%) assyst
2 3 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.55%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.28%) Eikon
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 46 (12.71%) Office 365
2 4 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.83%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.55%) Google Drive
5 1 (0.28%) IaaS
5 1 (0.28%) Yammer
5 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (8.84%) WAN
2 25 (6.91%) DNS
3 20 (5.52%) LAN
4 17 (4.70%) Internet
5 14 (3.87%) TCP/IP
6 13 (3.59%) VPN
6 13 (3.59%) Intranet
7 9 (2.49%) SSL
8 8 (2.21%) SMTP
8 8 (2.21%) DHCP
8 8 (2.21%) MPLS
9 7 (1.93%) Extranet
10 6 (1.66%) SAN
10 6 (1.66%) Firewall
11 4 (1.10%) NAS
11 4 (1.10%) Skype
11 4 (1.10%) VoIP
12 3 (0.83%) LDAP
12 3 (0.83%) HTTP
12 3 (0.83%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.31%) Oracle Database
2 10 (2.76%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.66%) Ingres
4 5 (1.38%) MS Access
5 4 (1.10%) MarkLogic
5 4 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.83%) dBASE
6 3 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.83%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (1.66%) MSI
2 4 (1.10%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.10%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.55%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.55%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 42 (11.60%) Finance
2 20 (5.52%) Banking
3 15 (4.14%) Retail
4 10 (2.76%) Local Government
5 7 (1.93%) French Language
6 6 (1.66%) Law
6 6 (1.66%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.10%) Advertising
7 4 (1.10%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.55%) Legal
8 2 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.55%) Back Office
8 2 (0.55%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.28%) German Language
9 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Marketing
9 1 (0.28%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.28%) Electronics
9 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 110 (30.39%) Analyst
2 50 (13.81%) Service Analyst
3 45 (12.43%) Service Desk Analyst
4 41 (11.33%) Support Analyst
5 31 (8.56%) Project Manager
6 30 (8.29%) Architect
7 29 (8.01%) Administrator
8 24 (6.63%) Support Engineer
9 20 (5.52%) Business Analyst
9 20 (5.52%) Lotus Notes Administrator
10 19 (5.25%) 1st Line Support
11 18 (4.97%) Solutions Architect
11 18 (4.97%) Desktop Engineer
12 16 (4.42%) Desktop Support
12 16 (4.42%) Developer
13 15 (4.14%) 1st Line Support Analyst
14 14 (3.87%) Systems Administrator
14 14 (3.87%) 2nd Line Support
14 14 (3.87%) Infrastructure Manager
15 11 (3.04%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.87%) Web Services
2 11 (3.04%) XML
3 10 (2.76%) HTML
4 6 (1.66%) CSS
5 5 (1.38%) .NET
6 4 (1.10%) JSON
6 4 (1.10%) XPages
7 3 (0.83%) Application Packaging
7 3 (0.83%) jQuery
7 3 (0.83%) COM
7 3 (0.83%) SAML
7 3 (0.83%) SAP Smart Forms
8 1 (0.28%) Ajax
8 1 (0.28%) ODBC
8 1 (0.28%) JavaBeans
8 1 (0.28%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.18%) Data Centre
2 22 (6.08%) Blackberry
3 18 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.76%) Replication
5 8 (2.21%) EMC VNX
6 7 (1.93%) CMDB
7 6 (1.66%) Statistics
7 6 (1.66%) Clustering
8 4 (1.10%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.83%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.83%) AS400
9 3 (0.83%) Freedom of Information Act
9 3 (0.83%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.83%) Freedom of Information
9 3 (0.83%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.83%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.55%) BYOD
10 2 (0.55%) iPhone
10 2 (0.55%) iPad
10 2 (0.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 160 (44.20%) Windows
2 58 (16.02%) Windows 7
3 40 (11.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (9.67%) Windows XP
5 34 (9.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (6.08%) Linux
7 16 (4.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (3.87%) Windows 8
9 7 (1.93%) AIX
10 5 (1.38%) Android
11 4 (1.10%) UNIX
11 4 (1.10%) CentOS
11 4 (1.10%) Mac OS
11 4 (1.10%) Windows NT
11 4 (1.10%) Fedora
12 2 (0.55%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.55%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.55%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (28.73%) Migration
2 96 (26.52%) ITIL
3 35 (9.67%) Project Management
4 28 (7.73%) Service Delivery
5 22 (6.08%) Change Management
5 22 (6.08%) Service Management
6 21 (5.80%) PRINCE2
7 19 (5.25%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (4.97%) Configuration Management
8 18 (4.97%) Incident Management
9 15 (4.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 14 (3.87%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (3.59%) Data Protection
12 12 (3.31%) Capacity Planning
12 12 (3.31%) Risk Management
13 11 (3.04%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (2.49%) Asset Management
14 9 (2.49%) RAD
14 9 (2.49%) CRM
15 8 (2.21%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (6.91%) PowerShell
2 24 (6.63%) SQL
3 15 (4.14%) Java
4 9 (2.49%) JavaScript
5 7 (1.93%) Python
6 6 (1.66%) LotusScript
6 6 (1.66%) C
7 5 (1.38%) C++
8 4 (1.10%) Perl
8 4 (1.10%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.10%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.55%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.55%) VB
9 2 (0.55%) VBA
10 1 (0.28%) VBScript
10 1 (0.28%) R
Qualifications
1 28 (7.73%) Security Cleared
2 18 (4.97%) MCP
3 16 (4.42%) SC Cleared
4 11 (3.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (2.76%) Degree
6 9 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (2.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 9 (2.49%) CCNA
6 9 (2.49%) MCSE
7 8 (2.21%) PMP
7 8 (2.21%) PMI Certification
8 5 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.83%) CCENT
9 3 (0.83%) CCA
9 3 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.28%) IIBA
11 1 (0.28%) CBAP
11 1 (0.28%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.46%) SLA
2 5 (1.38%) QA
3 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 106 (29.28%) Active Directory
2 29 (8.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (5.52%) Microsoft App-V
4 17 (4.70%) Hyper-V
5 12 (3.31%) Xen
6 9 (2.49%) XenApp
7 5 (1.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 5 (1.38%) ISA Server
8 4 (1.10%) VMware ESX
8 4 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.83%) vSphere
9 3 (0.83%) Terminal Server
9 3 (0.83%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.55%) MetaFrame
10 2 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.55%) XenServer
10 2 (0.55%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.28%) NDS
11 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 30 (8.29%) SCCM
2 6 (1.66%) AirWatch
3 4 (1.10%) Ansible
3 4 (1.10%) Puppet
3 4 (1.10%) Vagrant
3 4 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.10%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.83%) WSUS
5 2 (0.55%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.28%) OpenView
6 1 (0.28%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 137 (37.85%) Microsoft
2 96 (26.52%) Citrix
3 53 (14.64%) VMware
4 28 (7.73%) SAP
5 27 (7.46%) Oracle
5 27 (7.46%) Cisco
5 27 (7.46%) Symantec
6 24 (6.63%) McAfee
7 21 (5.80%) Adobe
8 20 (5.52%) EMC
9 17 (4.70%) IBM
10 16 (4.42%) NetApp
11 14 (3.87%) Remedy
12 10 (2.76%) Dell
13 9 (2.49%) HP
14 8 (2.21%) Cognos
15 7 (1.93%) Apple
16 6 (1.66%) Juniper
16 6 (1.66%) Clearswift
17 5 (1.38%) Novell
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + Dependent on level
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £11 - £13 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + Dependent on level
Posted: 3 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £160 to £160 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Suffolk
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £15.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Dunstable
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 15 days ago