The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 55 61
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6  
Contract jobs citing Lotus 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.85% 0.44% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 1.89% 0.89% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £200 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £143 £250 £306
% change year-on-year -43.00% -18.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Hertfordshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 264 336 401
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 44.97% 48.91% 58.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 162 205
Median daily rate £350 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £303 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 20
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.60 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.65% -8.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £7.89 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £17.00
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 Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Lotus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lotus in Hertfordshire

Lotus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lotus in Hertfordshire

Lotus
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lotus within the Hertfordshire 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
Royston - 1 - -
Lotus
East of England

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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Lotus.

1 6 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (50.00%) Unified Communications
3 3 (50.00%) Software Deployment
3 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (50.00%) Java SE
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) NetApp
5 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (16.67%) MS Office

Lotus
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 6 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) Unified Communications
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Strategy Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (50.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 3 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp