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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 29 April 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lotus
Rank 55 65 68
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Contract jobs citing Lotus 15 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.33% 0.92% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 5.38% 2.21% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 1
Average daily rate £350 £160 £195
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+118.75% -17.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £300 £201
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +49.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+5.35% -
Lotus
UK

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
279 317 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 43.32% 41.60% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 170 159
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 4
Average hourly rate £18.25 £14.38 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.95% +27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £21.00 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lotus across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lotus within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
South Wales +3 13 £350 -
North Wales -2 1 - -
Lotus
UK

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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 20 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 14 (70.00%) Migration
3 13 (65.00%) SharePoint
4 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (50.00%) Document Management
5 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (40.00%) Office 365
7 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
8 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
8 6 (30.00%) ITIL
8 6 (30.00%) Windows
8 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
9 5 (25.00%) IBM Domino
9 5 (25.00%) SMTP
9 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
9 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (20.00%) Information Management
10 4 (20.00%) MS Office
10 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 4 (20.00%) Records Management
11 3 (15.00%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (15.00%) Disclosure Scotland
11 3 (15.00%) .NET
11 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
11 3 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
11 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
11 3 (15.00%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (10.00%) Unified Communications
12 2 (10.00%) Clearswift

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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 20 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 13 (65.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (25.00%) IBM Domino
5 3 (15.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (15.00%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) SMTP
2 2 (10.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (5.00%) Network Security
3 1 (5.00%) VPN
General
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
1 8 (40.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Lotus Notes Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Exchange Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Office 365 Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Active Directory Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Exchange Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Migration
2 10 (50.00%) Document Management
3 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (30.00%) ITIL
5 4 (20.00%) Information Management
5 4 (20.00%) Records Management
6 3 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) Change Control
7 1 (5.00%) CRM
7 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
7 1 (5.00%) ERP
7 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
7 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.00%) Project Governance
7 1 (5.00%) Project Management
7 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
7 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.00%) Service Management
7 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Clearswift
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix