Period
to 15 November 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 15 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 89 92
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3 +16
Contract jobs citing Lotus 2 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.15% 0.075% 0.60%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 0.18% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 7
Cheshire median daily rate £160 £130 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% +8.33% -60.33%
North West median daily rate £160 £100 £120
% change year-on-year +60.00% -16.67% -66.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £12.50
North West median hourly rate £29.63 £20.00 £13.25
% change year-on-year +48.13% +50.94% -17.19%

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 Cheshire.

All Vendors
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 553 568 664
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 42.70% 42.51% 44.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 383 447
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £263 £258 £263
90th Percentile £538 £625 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £415 £400
% change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 45 21
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £14.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -12.52% -5.77%
10th Percentile £13.45 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £46.00 £33.00 £22.50
North West median hourly rate £17.55 £16.35 £18.13
% change year-on-year +7.37% -9.82% +4.05%

Lotus
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Lotus in Cheshire

Lotus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lotus in Cheshire

Lotus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lotus in Cheshire

Lotus
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lotus within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 15 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
Warrington 0 2 £160 +23.08%
Lotus
North West

For the 6 months to 15 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Lotus.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) Trend Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (100.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) SLA

Lotus
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft