Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 88 110
Rank change year-on-year -6 +22 -32
Contract jobs citing Lotus 1 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.074% 0.62% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 1.38% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 2
Cheshire median daily rate £130 £120 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -60.33% +175.00%
North West median daily rate £100 £120 £300
% change year-on-year -16.67% -60.00% +172.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - £12.50 -
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £13.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year +50.94% -17.19% +4.92%

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 580 652 735
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 43.19% 44.63% 35.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 436 453
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £229 £263 £245
90th Percentile £625 £538 £575
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 23 38
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.86 £15.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.52% -1.31% -6.36%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £9.80
90th Percentile £32.40 £22.20 £33.98
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

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 21 November 2017. 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 +8 1 £130 +8.33%
Lotus
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Lotus.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Trend Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

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 1 (100.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft