The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lotus
UK / Wales
Rank 58 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Lotus 4 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.63% 0.69% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.56% 1.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £375 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £175 £300
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -41.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £18.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-38.88% +38.46%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
256 245 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 40.57% 42.31% 46.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 167 209
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £138 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 5 18
Median hourly rate £15.10 £25.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.60% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.07 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.35 £26.00 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £23.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-19.56% +35.29%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing Lotus as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lotus across the Wales region.

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lotus across the Wales region.

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Lotus
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lotus within the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 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
North Wales - 3 - -
West Wales - 1 £375 -
Lotus
UK

Lotus
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Lotus.

1 5 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (20.00%) C
5 1 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) Retail
5 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) Intel Security
5 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
5 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 5 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 1st Line Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Officer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (20.00%) VMware