The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 28 June 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.

Lotus
South West / Bristol
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 69 65
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4  
Contract jobs citing Lotus 2 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.24% 0.23% 0.98%
As % of the Vendors category 0.55% 0.59% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 8
Median daily rate £325 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £400 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £400 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £260 £325
% change year-on-year +21.15% -20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £16.50 £12.94
% change year-on-year -33.33% +27.56%  

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 Bristol.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 366 338 290
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 43.21% 39.53% 31.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 430 348
Median daily rate £388 £370 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.72% +9.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £245 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 20
Median hourly rate £32.50 £12.50 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +160.00% -39.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.13 £10.25 £15.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £34.68 £55.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.07
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.21%  

Lotus
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Lotus in Bristol

Lotus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lotus in Bristol

Lotus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lotus in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Lotus.

1 4 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 4 (100.00%) Office 365
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Pegasus
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (25.00%) Skype
4 1 (25.00%) OneDrive
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office

Lotus
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 4 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365 Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365 Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Office Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Pegasus
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft