The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lotus
England / East of England
Rank 118 110 114
Rank change year-on-year -8 +4  
Contract jobs citing Lotus 9 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.41% 0.65% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 0.91% 1.38% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 3
Median daily rate £200 £170 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% -62.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £143 £250 £300
% change year-on-year -43.00% -16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £19.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -31.57% +58.33%  

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 East of England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 987 1161 1328
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 45.48% 47.25% 50.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 659 728
Median daily rate £378 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.62% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 90 118
Median hourly rate £19.45 £17.38 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.94% +15.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.65 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.48 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Lotus
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

Lotus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lotus in the East of England

Lotus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lotus in the East of England

Lotus
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lotus within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +7 5 £200 - 1
Suffolk - 2 - -
Bedfordshire -7 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 East of England region with a requirement for Lotus.

1 13 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) Windows
4 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
4 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
5 5 (38.46%) VMware
5 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (23.08%) LAN
7 3 (23.08%) WAN
7 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (23.08%) Java SE
7 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (23.08%) Unified Communications
7 3 (23.08%) Software Deployment
7 3 (23.08%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (15.38%) Issue Tracking
8 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (15.38%) Acronis
8 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (15.38%) Skype
8 2 (15.38%) Ubuntu
8 2 (15.38%) Smartphone
8 2 (15.38%) Marketing

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 13 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
3 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) LAN
1 3 (23.08%) Unified Communications
1 3 (23.08%) WAN
2 2 (15.38%) DHCP
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) Internet
2 2 (15.38%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) Skype
2 2 (15.38%) SMTP
2 2 (15.38%) VoIP
2 2 (15.38%) VPN
General
1 2 (15.38%) Dutch Language
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) German Language
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
1 2 (15.38%) Spanish Language
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Support
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Collaboration Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Messaging Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Messaging Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Support
3 2 (15.38%) SharePoint Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Strategy Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (15.38%) Smartphone
4 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Ubuntu
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (23.08%) Software Deployment
2 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (15.38%) Change Management
2 2 (15.38%) Issue Tracking
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (23.08%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
3 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (15.38%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Acronis
3 2 (15.38%) Avaya
3 2 (15.38%) Dell
3 2 (15.38%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Adobe
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Intel Security
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) Symantec