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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 96 91 115
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +24
Contract jobs citing Lotus 1 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.059% 0.46% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 1.00% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate
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£200 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £183 £225 £253
% change year-on-year
-18.88% -10.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +15.38%
Vendors Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
693 697 875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 40.88% 46.10% 47.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 344 451
Average daily rate £343 £313 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.60% -0.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £472 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 39 43
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.98 £10.74 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £42.00 £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
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
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 30 July 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
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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 -7 1 £200 -31.62% 1
Lotus
Yorkshire

Lotus
Top 25 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec
3 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) MS Access

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (60.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (40.00%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MS Access
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) IBM