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 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lotus
South East / Berkshire
Rank 99 116 121
Rank change year-on-year +17 +5  
Contract jobs citing Lotus 2 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.11% 0.41% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.77% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Median daily rate - £245 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -42.35%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £143 £250 £300
% change year-on-year -43.00% -16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £19.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -31.57% +58.33%  

Lotus is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 939 1294 1403
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 50.70% 52.79% 48.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 662 695
Median daily rate £400 £398 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.62% -0.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 48 43
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -2.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Lotus
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Lotus as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough +6 1 - -
Lotus
South East

Lotus
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Lotus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Lotus.

1 3 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (66.67%) ERP
2 2 (66.67%) MuleSoft
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) JD Edwards
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) SAP

Lotus
Top Related 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 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) ERP Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Java Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Migration Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) MuleSoft Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365 Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) MuleSoft
2 1 (33.33%) JD Edwards
2 1 (33.33%) SAP