The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 114 114 133
Rank change year-on-year
0 +19
Contract jobs citing Lotus 4 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.17% 0.27% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% 0.59% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £293 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +24.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +28.84%
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 Yorkshire region.

Vendors Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1057 1020 1228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 43.93% 45.66% 45.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 521 565
Average daily rate £330 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £437 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 82 70
Average hourly rate £12.75 £20.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.25% +31.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £10.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £44.97 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Lotus
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
West Yorkshire -2 1 - -
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 13 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 11 (84.62%) MS Office
3 10 (76.92%) Windows
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (38.46%) Windows XP
6 4 (30.77%) SAP
6 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
6 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
6 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
7 3 (23.08%) iPad
7 3 (23.08%) iPhone
7 3 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (23.08%) Project Management
7 3 (23.08%) Handset
7 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
7 3 (23.08%) Adobe
7 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
8 2 (15.38%) LAN
8 2 (15.38%) WAN
8 2 (15.38%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
8 2 (15.38%) Cisco
8 2 (15.38%) IBM
8 2 (15.38%) Citrix
8 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
8 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
8 2 (15.38%) FMCG
8 2 (15.38%) Migration
8 2 (15.38%) Banking

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 13 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
3 2 (15.38%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (15.38%) Quickr
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (7.69%) Lync
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (84.62%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) LAN
1 2 (15.38%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) Intranet
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) SNMP
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MS Access
General
1 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Support Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (30.77%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (23.08%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
4 2 (15.38%) Rollout Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Support
5 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Deskside Support
5 1 (7.69%) Exchange Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Messaging Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) IT Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) iPad
1 3 (23.08%) iPhone
1 3 (23.08%) Handset
1 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
2 2 (15.38%) FMCG
3 1 (7.69%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (38.46%) Windows XP
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
2 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Service Management
2 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Validation
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.69%) Network Design
3 1 (7.69%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (7.69%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) SAP
3 3 (23.08%) Adobe
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) IBM
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) NetApp
5 1 (7.69%) Symantec