The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the West Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 103 82 87
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +5
Contract jobs citing Lotus 5 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.28% 0.53% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 0.67% 1.32% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate £150 £195 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -44.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £272 £300
% change year-on-year
-26.33% -9.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.88
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +0.84%
Vendors Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
744 529 758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 41.26% 39.92% 42.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 223 331
Average daily rate £350 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £426 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 42 31
Average hourly rate £11.50 £12.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.76 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £34.00 £21.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Lotus
Yorkshire

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -17 3 £150 +7.14%
Wakefield - - - -
Lotus
Yorkshire

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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%) Windows
1 12 (85.71%) IBM Notes
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Citrix
2 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (35.71%) Lotus Domino
4 4 (28.57%) MS Office
4 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 4 (28.57%) DNS
4 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (28.57%) Blackberry
4 4 (28.57%) Migration
5 3 (21.43%) VMware
5 3 (21.43%) Symantec
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
5 3 (21.43%) LAN
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 3 (21.43%) MCSE
5 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
5 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Vista
6 2 (14.29%) LANDesk
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 2 (14.29%) Banking
6 2 (14.29%) Retail

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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%) IBM Notes
2 5 (35.71%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
2 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.14%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (7.14%) CATIA
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) DNS
1 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 3 (21.43%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) DHCP
3 2 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) SAN
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) VoIP
4 1 (7.14%) WLAN
4 1 (7.14%) WAN
4 1 (7.14%) SMTP
4 1 (7.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
1 2 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Desktop Support
1 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Rollout Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) DBA
4 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
3 1 (7.14%) Replication
3 1 (7.14%) AS400
3 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Vista
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 2 (14.29%) ETL
2 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Service Management
2 2 (14.29%) Change Management
2 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) CAD
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) ERP
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
1 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (21.43%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) MCSA
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) MetaFrame
4 1 (7.14%) ISA Server
4 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
4 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
2 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 6 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
2 3 (21.43%) Symantec
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) LANDesk
4 1 (7.14%) Avaya
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Kaspersky