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 24 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
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 524 485 461
Rank change year-on-year -39 -24  
Contract jobs citing Lotus 58 147 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.30% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 0.31% 0.67% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 75 71
Median daily rate £233 £260 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.57% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £120 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £446 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £260 £333
% change year-on-year +23.07% -21.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 27
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.48 £28.30 £28.70
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 England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18654 21963 22858
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.93% 44.48% 44.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11423 13783 13673
Median daily rate £427 £409 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.40% +2.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 624 727 1041
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.33 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -14 26 £215 -36.29% 1
Yorkshire +25 12 £400 -15.78% 1
South East +22 4 £305 +103.33%
North West +12 4 - -
West Midlands +17 3 - - 3
East Midlands -6 3 £125 -
North East +56 2 £300 +15.38% 1
South West -8 2 £325 +66.66% 1
East of England -16 2 £151 -48.76%
Lotus
UK

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region with a requirement for Lotus.

1 131 (95.62%) IBM Notes
2 77 (56.20%) Windows
3 74 (54.01%) Microsoft
4 72 (52.55%) Microsoft Office
5 47 (34.31%) Windows 7
6 45 (32.85%) Citrix
7 41 (29.93%) Active Directory
7 41 (29.93%) VPN
8 34 (24.82%) Blackberry
9 26 (18.98%) Office 365
10 25 (18.25%) Migration
11 24 (17.52%) Android
12 22 (16.06%) Windows XP
13 20 (14.60%) Cisco
13 20 (14.60%) Finance
14 19 (13.87%) Mac OS
15 18 (13.14%) Cisco IOS
16 16 (11.68%) BYOD
17 15 (10.95%) Banking
18 13 (9.49%) Bloomberg
18 13 (9.49%) Windows 8
19 12 (8.76%) Apple iOS
19 12 (8.76%) Reuters
19 12 (8.76%) ITIL
19 12 (8.76%) SharePoint
19 12 (8.76%) VMware
20 11 (8.03%) IBM Domino
21 10 (7.30%) SAP
21 10 (7.30%) HP
21 10 (7.30%) Dell

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
1 131 (95.62%) IBM Notes
2 12 (8.76%) SharePoint
3 11 (8.03%) IBM Domino
4 10 (7.30%) MS Exchange
5 9 (6.57%) Skype for Business
6 8 (5.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (5.84%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (5.11%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (2.92%) CMS
10 3 (2.19%) CoreMedia CMS
10 3 (2.19%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.73%) IIS
11 1 (0.73%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.73%) Umbraco
Applications
1 72 (52.55%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (6.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.19%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.73%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (5.84%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 26 (18.98%) Office 365
2 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.46%) G Suite
3 2 (1.46%) SaaS
4 1 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.73%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.73%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 41 (29.93%) VPN
2 18 (13.14%) Cisco IOS
3 9 (6.57%) LAN
4 6 (4.38%) DHCP
4 6 (4.38%) DNS
4 6 (4.38%) Skype
4 6 (4.38%) WAN
5 5 (3.65%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.92%) Internet
6 4 (2.92%) Unified Communications
7 3 (2.19%) Network Security
7 3 (2.19%) Wireless
8 2 (1.46%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.46%) SAN
8 2 (1.46%) SMTP
8 2 (1.46%) VoIP
9 1 (0.73%) Firewall
9 1 (0.73%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.19%) DataStage
2 2 (1.46%) GIS
2 2 (1.46%) SAP BW
2 2 (1.46%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (14.60%) Finance
2 15 (10.95%) Banking
3 8 (5.84%) Retail
3 8 (5.84%) Retail Banking
4 6 (4.38%) Front Office
5 3 (2.19%) Marketing
6 2 (1.46%) Billing
6 2 (1.46%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.46%) Legal
6 2 (1.46%) Publishing
7 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (36.50%) Analyst
2 24 (17.52%) Support Analyst
3 22 (16.06%) Desktop Support
4 19 (13.87%) 2nd Line Support
5 15 (10.95%) Support Engineer
6 14 (10.22%) 1st Line Support
6 14 (10.22%) Service Analyst
6 14 (10.22%) Service Desk Analyst
7 10 (7.30%) 3rd Line Support
7 10 (7.30%) Service Desk Support
8 9 (6.57%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 9 (6.57%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 8 (5.84%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 8 (5.84%) Architect
9 8 (5.84%) Desktop Engineer
9 8 (5.84%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 8 (5.84%) Help Desk Analyst
9 8 (5.84%) IT Analyst
10 7 (5.11%) IT Support
11 6 (4.38%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.92%) Web Services
2 3 (2.19%) Hibernate
2 3 (2.19%) J2SE
2 3 (2.19%) Java EE
2 3 (2.19%) Java SE
2 3 (2.19%) JAX-RS
2 3 (2.19%) JAX-WS
2 3 (2.19%) JSP
2 3 (2.19%) JSTL
2 3 (2.19%) REST
2 3 (2.19%) Servlets
2 3 (2.19%) SOAP
2 3 (2.19%) Spring
2 3 (2.19%) XML
2 3 (2.19%) XSD
2 3 (2.19%) XSL
2 3 (2.19%) XSLT
3 2 (1.46%) .NET
3 2 (1.46%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (0.73%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 34 (24.82%) Blackberry
2 16 (11.68%) BYOD
3 8 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.11%) Client/Server
5 6 (4.38%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.65%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.19%) AS400
7 3 (2.19%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (2.19%) Fat Client
7 3 (2.19%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (2.19%) Replication
7 3 (2.19%) Thin Client
7 3 (2.19%) User Experience
8 2 (1.46%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.46%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.46%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.46%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.46%) Social Media
8 2 (1.46%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.73%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 77 (56.20%) Windows
2 47 (34.31%) Windows 7
3 24 (17.52%) Android
4 22 (16.06%) Windows XP
5 19 (13.87%) Mac OS
6 13 (9.49%) Windows 8
7 12 (8.76%) Apple iOS
8 10 (7.30%) Windows Server
9 9 (6.57%) Windows 10
9 9 (6.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (5.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (2.92%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (2.19%) Linux
12 3 (2.19%) OS/390
12 3 (2.19%) Unix
13 2 (1.46%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.73%) CentOS
14 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.73%) Solaris
14 1 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.25%) Migration
2 12 (8.76%) ITIL
3 9 (6.57%) Asset Management
3 9 (6.57%) Coaching
4 7 (5.11%) Change Management
4 7 (5.11%) Time Management
5 6 (4.38%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (3.65%) CRM
6 5 (3.65%) ERP
6 5 (3.65%) Service Management
7 4 (2.92%) Business Analysis
7 4 (2.92%) Problem Management
7 4 (2.92%) Software Deployment
7 4 (2.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (2.19%) Incident Management
8 3 (2.19%) Patch Management
8 3 (2.19%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (2.19%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (2.19%) Validation
8 3 (2.19%) Website Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.30%) PowerShell
2 7 (5.11%) Java
3 6 (4.38%) VBScript
4 2 (1.46%) SQL
5 1 (0.73%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.73%) Formula Language
5 1 (0.73%) LotusScript
5 1 (0.73%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (7.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.65%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.92%) Degree
3 4 (2.92%) MCP
3 4 (2.92%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.19%) MCSE
5 2 (1.46%) A+ Certification
5 2 (1.46%) ACDT
5 2 (1.46%) ACHDS
5 2 (1.46%) ACTC
5 2 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.46%) MCDST
5 2 (1.46%) MCSA
5 2 (1.46%) MCSM
5 2 (1.46%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.73%) CCNA
6 1 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.73%) PgMP
6 1 (0.73%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.92%) SLA
2 1 (0.73%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 41 (29.93%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.38%) Virtual Desktop
3 6 (4.38%) Virtual Servers
3 6 (4.38%) XenDesktop
4 5 (3.65%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.92%) vSphere
6 3 (2.19%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.73%) Docker
7 1 (0.73%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.73%) vCloud
7 1 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (3.65%) SCCM
2 3 (2.19%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (2.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (2.19%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.19%) Tivoli NetView
3 2 (1.46%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.73%) Ansible
4 1 (0.73%) CFEngine
4 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.73%) Puppet
4 1 (0.73%) SCOM
4 1 (0.73%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.73%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.73%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.73%) vRealize
Vendors
1 74 (54.01%) Microsoft
2 45 (32.85%) Citrix
3 20 (14.60%) Cisco
4 13 (9.49%) Bloomberg
5 12 (8.76%) Reuters
5 12 (8.76%) VMware
6 10 (7.30%) Dell
6 10 (7.30%) HP
6 10 (7.30%) SAP
7 9 (6.57%) IBM
8 8 (5.84%) Apple
9 7 (5.11%) Oracle
10 6 (4.38%) Adobe
10 6 (4.38%) Remedy
11 5 (3.65%) MuleSoft
12 3 (2.19%) FatWire
12 3 (2.19%) Interwoven
12 3 (2.19%) OpenText
12 3 (2.19%) Percussion
12 3 (2.19%) Vignette