Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 710 635 580
Rank change year-on-year -75 -55 -158
Contract jobs citing Lotus 121 241 293
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.25% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.54% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 145 165
England median daily rate £193 £235 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.87% -18.26% +51.32%
10th Percentile £130 £120 £110
90th Percentile £513 £454 £440
UK median daily rate £223 £250 £300
% change year-on-year -11.00% -16.67% +53.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 23 43
England median hourly rate £17.75 £18.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.39% +50.00% -27.27%
10th Percentile £12.28 £11.55 £9.40
90th Percentile £27.63 £28.40 £23.95
UK median hourly rate £14.50 £18.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -19.44% +50.00% -25.00%

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 England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 40199 44295 45544
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.82% 45.13% 43.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 25195 27380 27387
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £245 £228
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1351 1568 1947
England median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.55% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.66 £10.23 £10.13
90th Percentile £45.00 £44.75 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.47% -5.71% +6.06%

Lotus
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Lotus as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 18 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lotus in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 18 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
London -63 55 £158 -27.47% 5
North of England +45 28 £315 +36.96%
Yorkshire +34 19 £425 +47.83%
South East 0 19 £250 +61.29%
Midlands +17 13 £160 -50.68% 1
West Midlands +32 10 £173 -37.16% 1
North West +12 7 £100 -16.67%
South West -1 5 £363 +8.21%
East Midlands +1 3 £125 -75.00%
North East +50 2 £300 +15.38%
East of England -25 2 - -
Lotus
UK

For the 6 months to 18 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 England region with a requirement for Lotus.

1 115 (95.04%) IBM Notes
2 77 (63.64%) Windows
3 64 (52.89%) Microsoft
4 60 (49.59%) Microsoft Office
5 52 (42.98%) Windows 7
6 46 (38.02%) Blackberry
7 45 (37.19%) Citrix
8 42 (34.71%) Active Directory
9 32 (26.45%) VPN
10 30 (24.79%) Android
11 28 (23.14%) Apple iOS
12 27 (22.31%) Office 365
13 24 (19.83%) Finance
13 24 (19.83%) Cisco
14 23 (19.01%) Java
14 23 (19.01%) Cisco IOS
15 22 (18.18%) Mac OS
16 21 (17.36%) IBM
16 21 (17.36%) Migration
17 19 (15.70%) Internet
17 19 (15.70%) BYOD
18 18 (14.88%) Wireless
18 18 (14.88%) Microsoft Certification
18 18 (14.88%) TCP/IP
18 18 (14.88%) ITIL
18 18 (14.88%) IBM Domino
19 17 (14.05%) Banking
20 16 (13.22%) Change Management
20 16 (13.22%) Apple
20 16 (13.22%) Reuters

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
1 115 (95.04%) IBM Notes
2 18 (14.88%) IBM Domino
3 13 (10.74%) MS Exchange
4 5 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.13%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.31%) IIS
5 4 (3.31%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (3.31%) Skype for Business
5 4 (3.31%) WebSphere
5 4 (3.31%) WebSphere Portal
6 2 (1.65%) Apache
6 2 (1.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.65%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.65%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.83%) FileNet
7 1 (0.83%) SAS
7 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 60 (49.59%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (4.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.65%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.65%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.83%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (5.79%) Eikon
2 2 (1.65%) Maximo
2 2 (1.65%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 27 (22.31%) Office 365
2 7 (5.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.13%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.31%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.83%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.83%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.83%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 32 (26.45%) VPN
2 23 (19.01%) Cisco IOS
3 19 (15.70%) Internet
4 18 (14.88%) TCP/IP
4 18 (14.88%) Wireless
5 12 (9.92%) Ethernet
5 12 (9.92%) LAN
6 8 (6.61%) DNS
7 6 (4.96%) DHCP
8 4 (3.31%) Skype
8 4 (3.31%) WAN
9 3 (2.48%) Firewall
9 3 (2.48%) SecureCRT
10 2 (1.65%) BIG-IP
10 2 (1.65%) LDAP
10 2 (1.65%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (1.65%) SMTP
10 2 (1.65%) VPLS
10 2 (1.65%) WLAN
11 1 (0.83%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.31%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.65%) MySQL
2 2 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.83%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (3.31%) JIRA
2 2 (1.65%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (19.83%) Finance
2 17 (14.05%) Banking
3 9 (7.44%) Retail Banking
4 6 (4.96%) Front Office
5 3 (2.48%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.65%) Advertising
7 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.83%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (25.62%) Desktop Support
2 25 (20.66%) Analyst
3 21 (17.36%) 2nd Line Support
4 17 (14.05%) Support Engineer
5 14 (11.57%) 3rd Line Support
5 14 (11.57%) Developer
6 12 (9.92%) Deskside Support
6 12 (9.92%) Desktop Engineer
7 11 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 10 (8.26%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 10 (8.26%) Support Analyst
9 8 (6.61%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 8 (6.61%) Service Desk Support
10 7 (5.79%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
10 7 (5.79%) Consultant
10 7 (5.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 7 (5.79%) IT Engineer
10 7 (5.79%) IT Support
11 6 (4.96%) IT Support Engineer
12 5 (4.13%) Lotus Notes Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.13%) HTML
2 4 (3.31%) Web Services
3 3 (2.48%) CSS
4 2 (1.65%) .NET
5 1 (0.83%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.83%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 46 (38.02%) Blackberry
2 19 (15.70%) BYOD
3 15 (12.40%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (10.74%) Client/Server
5 10 (8.26%) Data Centre
6 8 (6.61%) Management Information System
7 7 (5.79%) iPhone
8 5 (4.13%) iPad
9 4 (3.31%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.65%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.65%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.65%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.65%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (1.65%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.65%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.65%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.83%) AS400
11 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.83%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.83%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 77 (63.64%) Windows
2 52 (42.98%) Windows 7
3 30 (24.79%) Android
4 28 (23.14%) Apple iOS
5 22 (18.18%) Mac OS
6 11 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (7.44%) Windows XP
8 7 (5.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (4.96%) Windows 8
10 5 (4.13%) Windows Server
10 5 (4.13%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (3.31%) Mac OS X
12 3 (2.48%) Windows 10
13 2 (1.65%) CentOS
13 2 (1.65%) Linux
13 2 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.65%) Solaris
13 2 (1.65%) SUSE
14 1 (0.83%) OS/390
14 1 (0.83%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.36%) Migration
2 18 (14.88%) ITIL
3 16 (13.22%) Change Management
4 15 (12.40%) Time Management
5 13 (10.74%) Coaching
6 12 (9.92%) Validation
7 11 (9.09%) Asset Management
8 9 (7.44%) Incident Management
9 8 (6.61%) Service Management
10 7 (5.79%) Identity Management
11 5 (4.13%) ITSM
11 5 (4.13%) Problem Management
12 4 (3.31%) Project Management
12 4 (3.31%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (2.48%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (2.48%) Data Modelling
13 3 (2.48%) Disaster Recovery
13 3 (2.48%) Network Design
13 3 (2.48%) Performance Tuning
13 3 (2.48%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (19.01%) Java
2 9 (7.44%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.96%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.31%) SQL
5 2 (1.65%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.65%) C#
5 2 (1.65%) Python
5 2 (1.65%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.65%) VBScript
6 1 (0.83%) ABAP
6 1 (0.83%) Ruby
6 1 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (14.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (12.40%) MCSE
3 13 (10.74%) MCP
4 12 (9.92%) MCSM
5 11 (9.09%) A+ Certification
5 11 (9.09%) ACDT
5 11 (9.09%) ACHDS
5 11 (9.09%) ACTC
5 11 (9.09%) MCDST
5 11 (9.09%) MCSA
5 11 (9.09%) Network+ Certification
6 6 (4.96%) Degree
7 3 (2.48%) IBM Certification
7 3 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.44%) SLA
2 2 (1.65%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 42 (34.71%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.92%) Virtual Servers
3 7 (5.79%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (4.13%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.13%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (2.48%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.65%) Docker
7 2 (1.65%) iptables
7 2 (1.65%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.65%) vCloud
7 2 (1.65%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.83%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (4.96%) SCCM
2 2 (1.65%) Ansible
2 2 (1.65%) CFEngine
2 2 (1.65%) Nessus
2 2 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.65%) Puppet
2 2 (1.65%) SCOM
2 2 (1.65%) SCOrch
2 2 (1.65%) SCVMM
2 2 (1.65%) Unicenter
2 2 (1.65%) vRealize
3 1 (0.83%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.83%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.83%) Tivoli NetView
3 1 (0.83%) vCenter Server
3 1 (0.83%) vMotion
Vendors
1 64 (52.89%) Microsoft
2 45 (37.19%) Citrix
3 24 (19.83%) Cisco
4 21 (17.36%) IBM
5 16 (13.22%) Apple
5 16 (13.22%) Bloomberg
5 16 (13.22%) Oracle
5 16 (13.22%) Reuters
6 15 (12.40%) HP
7 9 (7.44%) Dell
8 6 (4.96%) NetApp
8 6 (4.96%) VMware
9 4 (3.31%) Fidessa
9 4 (3.31%) Pegasus
10 3 (2.48%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.65%) Infoblox
11 2 (1.65%) IronPort
11 2 (1.65%) OpenText
11 2 (1.65%) Sun
11 2 (1.65%) Wyse