The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 22 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
London / City of London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 163 192
Rank change year-on-year +6 +29  
Contract jobs citing Lotus 8 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.24% 0.18% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 0.64% 0.44% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 10
Median daily rate £215 £309 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.36% +12.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £154 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £472 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £260 £333
% change year-on-year +21.15% -21.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £13.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £13.94
% change year-on-year -26.66% +7.64%  

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 the City of London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1243 1375 2460
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 37.71% 40.39% 42.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 907 1054 1839
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 66
Median hourly rate £21.40 £19.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.63% +5.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.92 £36.33 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Lotus
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

Lotus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lotus in the City of London

Lotus
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lotus in the City of London over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lotus in the City of London

Lotus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lotus in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 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 City of London region with a requirement for Lotus.

1 11 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) Front Office
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (54.55%) Asset Management
3 6 (54.55%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (36.36%) Office 365
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 3 (27.27%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (27.27%) Network Security
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) Unix
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) Client/Server
5 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
5 3 (27.27%) DHCP
5 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 3 (27.27%) DNS
5 3 (27.27%) IBM
5 3 (27.27%) Apple
5 3 (27.27%) OS/390
5 3 (27.27%) Tivoli
5 3 (27.27%) Tivoli NetView
5 3 (27.27%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (27.27%) Remedy
5 3 (27.27%) AS400
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 3 (27.27%) Mainframe

Lotus
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 11 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) DHCP
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
1 3 (27.27%) Network Security
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
General
1 6 (54.55%) Front Office
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Asset Management Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Support Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (27.27%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 3 (27.27%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Service Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Junior
4 2 (18.18%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) AS400
1 3 (27.27%) Client/Server
1 3 (27.27%) IBM Mainframe
1 3 (27.27%) Mainframe
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) OS/390
1 3 (27.27%) Unix
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Asset Management
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) Decision Table
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) UML
3 1 (9.09%) Use Case
3 1 (9.09%) Validation
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) PgMP
2 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Virtual Desktop
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) BMC PATROL
1 3 (27.27%) Tivoli
1 3 (27.27%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Apple
2 3 (27.27%) IBM
2 3 (27.27%) Remedy