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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 97 85 92
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs citing Lotus 10 24 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% 1.15% 0.66%
As % of the Vendors category 0.95% 2.39% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% +34.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £180 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £400 £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £173 £225
% change year-on-year
+83.33% -23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £15.85 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.40% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-17.24% +7.40%
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
1057 1005 868
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.87% 48.22% 47.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 484 347
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 58 110
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.48 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.44% -30.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.94 £42.50 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lotus across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Lotus Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 January 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
Warwickshire -4 5 £155 -48.33% 1
Coventry +3 4 £190 - 1
Birmingham -10 1 - -
Shropshire - - - -
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 34 (87.18%) IBM Notes
2 27 (69.23%) Windows
3 20 (51.28%) Citrix
4 19 (48.72%) MS Office
5 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
6 11 (28.21%) ITIL
6 11 (28.21%) Windows XP
7 10 (25.64%) Windows 7
8 8 (20.51%) Lotus Domino
8 8 (20.51%) Blackberry
9 7 (17.95%) Symantec
9 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
9 7 (17.95%) Java
9 7 (17.95%) Banking
9 7 (17.95%) Back Office
10 6 (15.38%) IBM
10 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (12.82%) SLA
11 5 (12.82%) Linux
12 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
13 3 (7.69%) Load Balancing
13 3 (7.69%) Change Control
13 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
13 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (7.69%) MCDST
14 2 (5.13%) MCITP
14 2 (5.13%) SharePoint Server

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 34 (87.18%) IBM Notes
2 8 (20.51%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (48.72%) MS Office
2 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (5.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.13%) Wireless
2 2 (5.13%) Intranet
3 1 (2.56%) Internet
3 1 (2.56%) Gigabit Ethernet
General
1 7 (17.95%) Banking
1 7 (17.95%) Back Office
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Automotive
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) Analyst
2 15 (38.46%) Support Analyst
3 9 (23.08%) Desktop Support
4 8 (20.51%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 8 (20.51%) Desktop Analyst
5 7 (17.95%) Administrator
6 5 (12.82%) Service Analyst
6 5 (12.82%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) Server Administrator
7 4 (10.26%) Technical Support
7 4 (10.26%) Domino Administrator
8 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (5.13%) SharePoint Administrator
9 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (5.13%) 1st Line Support
9 2 (5.13%) Technical Architect
9 2 (5.13%) Architect
9 2 (5.13%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) RESTful
2 1 (2.56%) J2EE
2 1 (2.56%) Web Services
2 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Blackberry
2 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 27 (69.23%) Windows
2 11 (28.21%) Windows XP
3 10 (25.64%) Windows 7
4 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (12.82%) Linux
6 2 (5.13%) HPUX
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) ITIL
2 3 (7.69%) Load Balancing
2 3 (7.69%) Change Control
3 2 (5.13%) Supplier Management
3 2 (5.13%) TOGAF
3 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
3 2 (5.13%) Migration
3 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
3 2 (5.13%) Data Migration
4 1 (2.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (2.56%) Data Entry
4 1 (2.56%) Change Management
4 1 (2.56%) Data Analysis
4 1 (2.56%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) Java
2 2 (5.13%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (7.69%) MCDST
2 2 (5.13%) MCITP
2 2 (5.13%) A+ Certification
2 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) DameWare
Vendors
1 20 (51.28%) Citrix
2 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.95%) Symantec
4 6 (15.38%) IBM
5 2 (5.13%) Google
6 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.56%) CA
6 1 (2.56%) Nokia
6 1 (2.56%) HP
6 1 (2.56%) Compaq
6 1 (2.56%) Dell
6 1 (2.56%) Intel
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago