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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lotus
Rank 513 492 395
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -97
Contract jobs citing Lotus 101 157 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.29% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 0.45% 0.67% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 92 160
Median daily rate £175 £165 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -13.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £115 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £400 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £180 £215
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -16.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 40
Median hourly rate £18.70 £16.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.87% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £67.40 £18.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £12.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+118.75% -14.28%

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
22568 23575 25234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.53% 42.87% 44.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13786 13840 14923
Median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 870 966 1216
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.80 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -36 90 £160 - 9
London -26 39 £175 +20.68% 6
South East +16 25 £185 -
Hampshire +29 12 £315 +63.63%
Surrey +28 10 £155 -6.06%
North West 0 10 £120 -11.11%
Scotland +8 8 £275 +62.96%
Cheshire +21 7 £120 -14.28%
Warrington +10 7 £120 -14.28%
City of London -17 6 £500 +11.11%
West Midlands -20 6 £363 +85.89% 1
Glasgow +7 5 £375 +114.28%
Birmingham -5 4 - -
Chertsey - 4 £155 -
Yorkshire +24 3 £334 -11.00%
West Yorkshire +22 3 £334 -11.00%
Manchester -5 3 £125 -3.84%
Durham - 3 - -
Hook - 3 £330 -
Stockton-on-Tees - 3 - -
North East - 3 - - 1
Canary Wharf +3 2 £160 -41.81%
Cambridgeshire -1 2 - -
Peterborough -2 2 - -
East of England -3 2 - - 1
Wales -3 2 £234 -50.78% 1
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £275 -
Clydebank - 2 £275 -
Winchester - 2 £229 -
Bradford - 2 £334 -

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 220 (94.42%) IBM Notes
2 133 (57.08%) Windows
3 99 (42.49%) Microsoft
4 88 (37.77%) MS Office
5 85 (36.48%) Active Directory
6 66 (28.33%) Windows 7
7 63 (27.04%) MS Excel
8 51 (21.89%) Citrix
9 48 (20.60%) Blackberry
10 44 (18.88%) IBM Domino
11 42 (18.03%) ITIL
11 42 (18.03%) Finance
12 39 (16.74%) Migration
13 36 (15.45%) Windows XP
14 33 (14.16%) Microsoft Certification
14 33 (14.16%) Office 365
15 32 (13.73%) Internet
16 29 (12.45%) Banking
16 29 (12.45%) Windows Server
17 28 (12.02%) Change Management
18 27 (11.59%) TCP/IP
19 26 (11.16%) SharePoint
19 26 (11.16%) VMware
20 25 (10.73%) MS Exchange
20 25 (10.73%) Java
20 25 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
20 25 (10.73%) Problem Management
21 24 (10.30%) Oracle
21 24 (10.30%) DNS
22 23 (9.87%) Incident Management

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
1 220 (94.42%) IBM Notes
2 44 (18.88%) IBM Domino
3 26 (11.16%) SharePoint
4 25 (10.73%) MS Exchange
5 15 (6.44%) Skype for Business
6 10 (4.29%) Apache
6 10 (4.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (4.29%) IIS
7 7 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (3.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.72%) FileNet
8 4 (1.72%) Quickr
9 3 (1.29%) CMS
9 3 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.43%) IBM Connections
11 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.43%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 88 (37.77%) MS Office
2 63 (27.04%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.00%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.15%) MS Project
4 5 (2.15%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.43%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 13 (5.58%) Eikon
2 2 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.43%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 33 (14.16%) Office 365
2 1 (0.43%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 32 (13.73%) Internet
2 27 (11.59%) TCP/IP
3 24 (10.30%) DNS
4 22 (9.44%) DHCP
5 18 (7.73%) LAN
5 18 (7.73%) Wireless
6 17 (7.30%) Firewall
6 17 (7.30%) Skype
7 16 (6.87%) VPN
8 13 (5.58%) WAN
9 10 (4.29%) Ethernet
10 6 (2.58%) SMTP
10 6 (2.58%) VoIP
11 2 (0.86%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (0.86%) Network Security
11 2 (0.86%) S/MIME
11 2 (0.86%) SSL
11 2 (0.86%) VLAN
11 2 (0.86%) WebEx
11 2 (0.86%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.87%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (0.86%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (4.29%) MSI
2 2 (0.86%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.43%) JBuilder
3 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (18.03%) Finance
2 29 (12.45%) Banking
3 18 (7.73%) Retail
4 16 (6.87%) Retail Banking
5 6 (2.58%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.72%) Back Office
6 4 (1.72%) Korean Language
6 4 (1.72%) Military
6 4 (1.72%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.29%) Law
7 3 (1.29%) Legal
7 3 (1.29%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.86%) Billing
8 2 (0.86%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.86%) Electronics
8 2 (0.86%) German Language
8 2 (0.86%) Marketing
8 2 (0.86%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.43%) Advertising
9 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 54 (23.18%) Support Engineer
2 42 (18.03%) Analyst
2 42 (18.03%) Desktop Support
3 31 (13.30%) 2nd Line Support
4 30 (12.88%) Desktop Engineer
5 28 (12.02%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 22 (9.44%) Service Analyst
7 20 (8.58%) Service Desk Analyst
8 18 (7.73%) Deskside Support
9 17 (7.30%) Deskside Engineer
9 17 (7.30%) Deskside Support Engineer
9 17 (7.30%) Developer
9 17 (7.30%) Service Desk Support
10 16 (6.87%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 16 (6.87%) Project Manager
11 15 (6.44%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 15 (6.44%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 14 (6.01%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
12 14 (6.01%) Consultant
12 14 (6.01%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.29%) jQuery
1 10 (4.29%) Middleware
2 7 (3.00%) .NET
3 6 (2.58%) Web Services
4 4 (1.72%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (1.29%) AngularJS
5 3 (1.29%) XMPP
6 2 (0.86%) CSS
6 2 (0.86%) HTML
6 2 (0.86%) XML
7 1 (0.43%) Ajax
7 1 (0.43%) JSON
7 1 (0.43%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.43%) SAP Smart Forms
7 1 (0.43%) SOAP
7 1 (0.43%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 48 (20.60%) Blackberry
2 25 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (7.73%) iPhone
4 15 (6.44%) Data Centre
4 15 (6.44%) iPad
5 13 (5.58%) Clustering
5 13 (5.58%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.86%) Client/Server
7 8 (3.43%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.15%) CMDB
8 5 (2.15%) Replication
9 3 (1.29%) FMCG
9 3 (1.29%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.86%) AS400
10 2 (0.86%) BYOD
10 2 (0.86%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.86%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.86%) PDA
10 2 (0.86%) PKI
10 2 (0.86%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 133 (57.08%) Windows
2 66 (28.33%) Windows 7
3 36 (15.45%) Windows XP
4 29 (12.45%) Windows Server
5 22 (9.44%) Windows 8
6 21 (9.01%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (7.30%) Apple iOS
8 14 (6.01%) Windows 10
9 12 (5.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (3.00%) Mac OS
12 6 (2.58%) Linux
13 5 (2.15%) Android
14 3 (1.29%) Mac OS X
14 3 (1.29%) Unix
14 3 (1.29%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.43%) AIX
15 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (18.03%) ITIL
2 39 (16.74%) Migration
3 28 (12.02%) Change Management
4 25 (10.73%) Problem Management
5 23 (9.87%) Incident Management
6 18 (7.73%) Service Management
7 12 (5.15%) Application Packaging
7 12 (5.15%) High Availability
7 12 (5.15%) Project Management
8 10 (4.29%) Identity Management
8 10 (4.29%) Service Delivery
8 10 (4.29%) Time Management
8 10 (4.29%) Validation
9 8 (3.43%) ITIL V3
9 8 (3.43%) Trend Analysis
10 7 (3.00%) CRM
11 6 (2.58%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (2.58%) E-Commerce
12 5 (2.15%) Asset Management
12 5 (2.15%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (10.73%) Java
2 22 (9.44%) SQL
3 12 (5.15%) JavaScript
4 9 (3.86%) PowerShell
5 6 (2.58%) C#
6 4 (1.72%) C
6 4 (1.72%) VB
6 4 (1.72%) VBScript
7 3 (1.29%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.29%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.29%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.29%) VB6
7 3 (1.29%) VBA
8 1 (0.43%) C++
8 1 (0.43%) LotusScript
8 1 (0.43%) Perl
8 1 (0.43%) PHP
8 1 (0.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (14.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (8.15%) MCP
3 18 (7.73%) Security Cleared
4 14 (6.01%) Degree
5 13 (5.58%) A+ Certification
5 13 (5.58%) MCDST
6 12 (5.15%) SC Cleared
7 11 (4.72%) MCSA
7 11 (4.72%) MCSE
8 10 (4.29%) ACDT
8 10 (4.29%) ACHDS
8 10 (4.29%) ACTC
8 10 (4.29%) MCSM
8 10 (4.29%) Network+ Certification
9 4 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.29%) CCNA
10 3 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.86%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.43%) IBM Certification
12 1 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.15%) SLA
2 2 (0.86%) GxP
2 2 (0.86%) QA
3 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 85 (36.48%) Active Directory
2 17 (7.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.15%) Virtual Servers
4 10 (4.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (4.29%) Terminal Services
5 4 (1.72%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.29%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.86%) Firmware
7 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.86%) Postfix
7 2 (0.86%) Sendmail
7 2 (0.86%) XenApp
8 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (4.29%) Microsoft Clustering
1 10 (4.29%) OpenView
1 10 (4.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 10 (4.29%) Perfmon
1 10 (4.29%) SCCM
2 9 (3.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (3.00%) HP SIM
4 6 (2.58%) WSUS
5 4 (1.72%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.43%) BMC Marimba
7 1 (0.43%) DameWare
7 1 (0.43%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.43%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.43%) SCOM
7 1 (0.43%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 99 (42.49%) Microsoft
2 51 (21.89%) Citrix
3 26 (11.16%) VMware
4 24 (10.30%) Oracle
5 20 (8.58%) Apple
6 18 (7.73%) Bloomberg
6 18 (7.73%) HP
7 16 (6.87%) IBM
8 15 (6.44%) Reuters
9 12 (5.15%) Cisco
10 5 (2.15%) Cognos
10 5 (2.15%) SAP
10 5 (2.15%) Symantec
11 4 (1.72%) Adobe
11 4 (1.72%) Avaya
11 4 (1.72%) Dell
12 3 (1.29%) Remedy
13 2 (0.86%) BMC
13 2 (0.86%) Clearswift
13 2 (0.86%) Intel Security
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