Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 86 116
Rank change year-on-year -4 +30 -18
Contract jobs citing Lotus 5 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.37% 0.32% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.88% 0.75% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Cheshire median daily rate £150 £140 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +16.67% -74.19%
North West median daily rate £160 £145 £350
% change year-on-year +10.34% -58.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - £11.00 -
North West median hourly rate £47.50 £11.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +331.82% -21.43% -5.08%

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 567 534 874
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 41.91% 43.31% 46.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 355 557
Cheshire median daily rate £380 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.94% -8.82% +6.12%
10th Percentile £231 £237 £280
90th Percentile £538 £525 £553
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 51 27
Cheshire median hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.73% -10.93% +6.79%
10th Percentile £11.22 £10.61 £10.60
90th Percentile £42.50 £45.00 £29.00
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +9.38% -8.57% -

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 18 July 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 +2 3 £150 +7.14% 1
Lotus
North West

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 5 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (40.00%) LotusScript
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) Ruby
3 2 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server

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 5 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (20.00%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) REST
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Break/Fix
3 1 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) C++
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) LotusScript
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) IBM