The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 29 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.

Lotus
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 498 503 406
Rank change year-on-year +5 -97  
Contract jobs citing Lotus 79 123 204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.25% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 0.43% 0.57% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 72 79
Median daily rate £140 £250 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.00% -15.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £111 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £143 £250 £306
% change year-on-year -43.00% -18.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 27
Median hourly rate £14.00 £18.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.32% +54.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £14.70 £10.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £20.80 £17.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £18.50 £12.21
% change year-on-year -32.43% +51.51%  

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 England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18268 21697 21985
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.77% 43.68% 45.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 11388 13383 12701
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £565 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 636 765 944
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £11.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.26 £50.00 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Lotus
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

Lotus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lotus in England

Lotus
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lotus in England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lotus in England

Lotus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lotus in England

Lotus
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 29 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
London +29 29 £165 -56.00% 1
North West +40 16 £140 -62.66% 1
South East +2 14 £125 -16.66%
East of England -11 8 £200 +17.64% 1
East Midlands -6 5 £125 +13.12%
Yorkshire +13 2 - -
South West -12 2 £413 +57.14% 1
North East -8 1 £90 -74.28%
Lotus
UK

For the 6 months to 29 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 England region with a requirement for Lotus.

1 153 (96.84%) IBM Notes
2 87 (55.06%) Windows
3 72 (45.57%) MS Office
4 70 (44.30%) Microsoft
5 56 (35.44%) Windows 7
6 53 (33.54%) Active Directory
7 36 (22.78%) Blackberry
7 36 (22.78%) MS Excel
8 34 (21.52%) Windows XP
8 34 (21.52%) Citrix
9 29 (18.35%) VPN
10 23 (14.56%) Migration
11 21 (13.29%) Office 365
12 20 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (12.66%) Windows Server
13 19 (12.03%) ITIL
14 18 (11.39%) Bloomberg
14 18 (11.39%) Finance
14 18 (11.39%) Banking
15 17 (10.76%) Android
16 16 (10.13%) Windows 8
16 16 (10.13%) Reuters
16 16 (10.13%) Change Management
16 16 (10.13%) Cisco
17 15 (9.49%) IBM Domino
17 15 (9.49%) Windows Server 2003
17 15 (9.49%) Incident Management
17 15 (9.49%) Service Management
18 14 (8.86%) Problem Management
19 13 (8.23%) LAN

Lotus
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 153 (96.84%) IBM Notes
2 15 (9.49%) IBM Domino
3 13 (8.23%) SharePoint
4 12 (7.59%) MS Exchange
4 12 (7.59%) Skype for Business
5 8 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (3.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (2.53%) FileNet
8 3 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.27%) CMS
10 1 (0.63%) CoreMedia CMS
10 1 (0.63%) QuickPlace
10 1 (0.63%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 72 (45.57%) MS Office
2 36 (22.78%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (7.59%) Eikon
2 1 (0.63%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 21 (13.29%) Office 365
2 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.27%) SaaS
4 1 (0.63%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 29 (18.35%) VPN
2 13 (8.23%) LAN
3 11 (6.96%) DHCP
4 10 (6.33%) DNS
4 10 (6.33%) Internet
4 10 (6.33%) TCP/IP
5 9 (5.70%) Cisco IOS
5 9 (5.70%) Skype
6 8 (5.06%) WAN
7 5 (3.16%) VoIP
8 4 (2.53%) Firewall
8 4 (2.53%) Unified Communications
8 4 (2.53%) Wireless
9 3 (1.90%) SMTP
10 2 (1.27%) SAN
10 2 (1.27%) WLAN
11 1 (0.63%) FTP
11 1 (0.63%) SSL
11 1 (0.63%) Telnet
11 1 (0.63%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.90%) DataStage
2 2 (1.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.63%) DB2
3 1 (0.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.63%) NetBeans
General
1 18 (11.39%) Banking
1 18 (11.39%) Finance
2 12 (7.59%) Retail
2 12 (7.59%) Retail Banking
3 4 (2.53%) Back Office
3 4 (2.53%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.90%) Korean Language
4 3 (1.90%) Legal
4 3 (1.90%) Marketing
5 2 (1.27%) Dutch Language
5 2 (1.27%) German Language
5 2 (1.27%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.63%) Military
6 1 (0.63%) Publishing
6 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (30.38%) Analyst
2 30 (18.99%) Desktop Support
2 30 (18.99%) Support Engineer
3 25 (15.82%) 2nd Line Support
4 24 (15.19%) Service Analyst
4 24 (15.19%) Service Desk Analyst
5 19 (12.03%) Support Analyst
6 18 (11.39%) Desktop Engineer
6 18 (11.39%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 17 (10.76%) Service Desk Support
8 13 (8.23%) 1st Line Support
9 12 (7.59%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
9 12 (7.59%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 11 (6.96%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 11 (6.96%) IT Support
11 10 (6.33%) Consultant
12 9 (5.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 9 (5.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 9 (5.70%) Deskside Support
12 9 (5.70%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.80%) .NET
2 5 (3.16%) Web Services
3 4 (2.53%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (1.90%) AngularJS
4 3 (1.90%) Java SE
5 2 (1.27%) HTML
5 2 (1.27%) SAP Smart Forms
5 2 (1.27%) XML
5 2 (1.27%) XMPP
6 1 (0.63%) ADO
6 1 (0.63%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.63%) J2SE
6 1 (0.63%) JSP
6 1 (0.63%) ODBC
6 1 (0.63%) Servlets
6 1 (0.63%) SOAP
6 1 (0.63%) XSD
6 1 (0.63%) XSL
6 1 (0.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 36 (22.78%) Blackberry
2 20 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.06%) BYOD
3 8 (5.06%) iPad
3 8 (5.06%) iPhone
4 7 (4.43%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.80%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.90%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.90%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.90%) Replication
6 3 (1.90%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.27%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.27%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.27%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.27%) User Experience
8 1 (0.63%) CMDB
8 1 (0.63%) iSeries
8 1 (0.63%) PKI
8 1 (0.63%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 87 (55.06%) Windows
2 56 (35.44%) Windows 7
3 34 (21.52%) Windows XP
4 20 (12.66%) Windows Server
5 17 (10.76%) Android
6 16 (10.13%) Windows 8
7 15 (9.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (7.59%) Mac OS
9 9 (5.70%) Apple iOS
9 9 (5.70%) Windows 10
10 8 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (1.90%) Linux
12 2 (1.27%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.63%) Unix
13 1 (0.63%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (14.56%) Migration
2 19 (12.03%) ITIL
3 16 (10.13%) Change Management
4 15 (9.49%) Incident Management
4 15 (9.49%) Service Management
5 14 (8.86%) Problem Management
6 6 (3.80%) Infrastructure Management
6 6 (3.80%) Software Deployment
7 5 (3.16%) Coaching
7 5 (3.16%) ERP
7 5 (3.16%) Trend Analysis
8 4 (2.53%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (2.53%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (2.53%) Extreme Programming
8 4 (2.53%) MVC
8 4 (2.53%) TDD
8 4 (2.53%) Waterfall
9 3 (1.90%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (1.90%) Software Distribution
9 3 (1.90%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.33%) Java
2 9 (5.70%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.53%) SQL
3 4 (2.53%) VBScript
4 3 (1.90%) C#
5 2 (1.27%) C
5 2 (1.27%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.27%) LotusScript
6 1 (0.63%) Formula Language
6 1 (0.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (6.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.06%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.43%) MCP
4 6 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.90%) Degree
6 2 (1.27%) CCNA
6 2 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.27%) MCSE
7 1 (0.63%) MCSA
7 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.80%) SLA
2 3 (1.90%) PMO
3 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 53 (33.54%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (2.53%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (2.53%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.90%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.27%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.27%) vSphere
6 1 (0.63%) Postfix
6 1 (0.63%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (6.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 8 (5.06%) SCCM
3 2 (1.27%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.63%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (0.63%) SCOM
4 1 (0.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 70 (44.30%) Microsoft
2 34 (21.52%) Citrix
3 18 (11.39%) Bloomberg
4 16 (10.13%) Cisco
4 16 (10.13%) Reuters
5 12 (7.59%) VMware
6 9 (5.70%) Apple
6 9 (5.70%) Dell
6 9 (5.70%) SAP
7 7 (4.43%) HP
7 7 (4.43%) Remedy
8 5 (3.16%) MuleSoft
9 4 (2.53%) Adobe
9 4 (2.53%) Cognos
9 4 (2.53%) Oracle
10 3 (1.90%) Intel Security
10 3 (1.90%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.90%) Symantec
11 2 (1.27%) Acronis
11 2 (1.27%) Nortel