Period
to 19 November 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Lotus over the 6 months to 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Lotus
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 154 168
Rank change year-on-year -18 +14 +6
Contract jobs citing Lotus 3 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.073% 0.22% 0.094%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.45% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 1
Berkshire median daily rate £185 £300 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.33% -36.84% +90.00%
South East median daily rate £185 £250 £155
% change year-on-year -26.00% +61.29% -22.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £50.00 - £14.00

Lotus is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Berkshire.

All Vendors
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,967 1,994 2,171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 48.01% 49.26% 51.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 918 1,022 1,124
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £213 £263 £225
90th Percentile £575 £600 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 85 125
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.50 £14.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.59% +16.00% -42.00%
10th Percentile £10.93 £10.62 £9.25
90th Percentile £44.55 £39.90 £44.31
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year -2.94% +7.26% -14.32%

Lotus
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Lotus as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Lotus in Berkshire

Lotus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Lotus in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Lotus in Berkshire

Lotus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lotus in Berkshire

Lotus
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lotus within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -4 2 - -
Slough - 1 £185 -
Lotus
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Lotus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Lotus.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) Automotive
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (66.67%) WLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Driving Licence
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) iSeries
3 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint

Lotus
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) WLAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (66.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (33.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com