The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 98 93 89
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing Lotus 4 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.24% 0.65% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 0.63% 1.63% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Average daily rate
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£180 £350 £128
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.57% +174.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £160 £230
% change year-on-year
+87.50% -30.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-17.24% +7.40%
Lotus
Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
634 615 694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 37.58% 39.78% 45.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 342 316
Average daily rate £350 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 37
Average hourly rate £12.50 £11.35 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.13% +0.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £8.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £24.28 £22.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.22 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.36% -13.15%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Lotus
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lotus across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Lotus Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Lotus
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 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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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
Leeds -5 4 £278 -20.71% 1
Wakefield - - - -
Lotus
Yorkshire

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 12 (85.71%) MS Exchange
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 11 (78.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (71.43%) Lotus Domino
4 9 (64.29%) VMware
4 9 (64.29%) Windows
4 9 (64.29%) Internet
4 9 (64.29%) Symantec
4 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (57.14%) NAS
5 8 (57.14%) vSphere
5 8 (57.14%) IBM
5 8 (57.14%) EMC
5 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
5 8 (57.14%) IIS
5 8 (57.14%) VMware ESX
5 8 (57.14%) NetBackup
5 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (57.14%) SCCM
5 8 (57.14%) SCOM
6 5 (35.71%) IBM Notes
7 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (21.43%) Migration
9 2 (14.29%) MS Office
10 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 12 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 11 (78.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (71.43%) Lotus Domino
4 8 (57.14%) IIS
5 5 (35.71%) IBM Notes
6 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) Internet
2 8 (57.14%) NAS
3 1 (7.14%) Wireless
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Administrator
2 8 (57.14%) Exchange Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Messaging Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) PMO Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Domino Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Project Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) IT Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) MCSE
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (57.14%) vSphere
3 8 (57.14%) VMware ESX
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) NetBackup
1 8 (57.14%) SCCM
1 8 (57.14%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) VMware
2 9 (64.29%) Symantec
3 8 (57.14%) IBM
3 8 (57.14%) EMC