The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 101 94 95
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing Lotus 12 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.49% 1.04% 0.76%
As % of the Vendors category 1.13% 2.09% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 10
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £170 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £510 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+54.44% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 2
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £14.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-31.42% +2.94%
Lotus
England

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

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1062 1294 927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 43.07% 50.06% 44.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 630 466
Average daily rate £375 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £499 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 97 54
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £9.85 £10.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.44 £31.50 £28.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lotus across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Lotus
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lotus across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Lotus Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Lotus
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lotus within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 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
Birmingham +4 8 £440 +51.72% 1
Smethwick - 2 - -
West Bromwich - 2 £338 -
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 21 (91.30%) IBM Notes
2 9 (39.13%) Windows
3 8 (34.78%) SharePoint
4 7 (30.43%) Project Management
5 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
5 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
6 5 (21.74%) Migration
6 5 (21.74%) Finance
6 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (21.74%) Lotus Domino
6 5 (21.74%) Windows XP
6 5 (21.74%) ITIL
6 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
6 5 (21.74%) Citrix
7 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
7 4 (17.39%) MS Office
7 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
7 4 (17.39%) Workflow
7 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
8 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
8 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
8 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
8 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
8 3 (13.04%) Intranet
9 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
9 2 (8.70%) PMI
9 2 (8.70%) PMP

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 21 (91.30%) IBM Notes
2 8 (34.78%) SharePoint
3 5 (21.74%) Lotus Domino
4 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
5 2 (8.70%) Lync
5 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (17.39%) MS Office
3 2 (8.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Intranet
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) VPN
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Local Government
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Project Manager
2 7 (30.43%) Business Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Technical Business Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Technical Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Technical Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Support Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Deployment Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Deployment Manager
6 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Private Cloud
2 2 (8.70%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
3 5 (21.74%) Windows XP
4 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
5 2 (8.70%) Windows 2000
5 2 (8.70%) Windows NT
6 1 (4.35%) Linux
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Project Management
2 5 (21.74%) Migration
2 5 (21.74%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
3 4 (17.39%) Workflow
4 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
4 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
4 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.70%) Coaching
5 2 (8.70%) Supplier Management
5 2 (8.70%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
5 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
5 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.35%) E-Discovery
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) PMP
1 2 (8.70%) PMI Certification
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Citrix
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Sophos
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