The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 23 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 101 105
Rank change year-on-year +16 +4  
Contract jobs citing Lotus 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.46% 0.13% 0.067%
As % of the Vendors category 1.35% 0.37% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £500 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +53.84%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £260 £333
% change year-on-year +23.07% -21.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Leeds.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 371 541 654
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 33.82% 35.83% 43.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 373 442
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 16
Median hourly rate £16.68 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.04% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £17.10 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.94 £22.50 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Lotus
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

Lotus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lotus in Leeds

Lotus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lotus in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Lotus.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Mac OS
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (80.00%) Android
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (80.00%) BYOD
3 3 (60.00%) Reuters
3 3 (60.00%) Bloomberg
3 3 (60.00%) Banking
4 2 (40.00%) Retail
4 2 (40.00%) Retail Banking
4 2 (40.00%) Eikon
4 2 (40.00%) Coaching
5 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Office 365
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012

Lotus
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 5 (100.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (80.00%) VPN
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
1 2 (40.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) Deskside Support
1 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (40.00%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (80.00%) BYOD
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (20.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Android
2 4 (80.00%) Mac OS
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) Bloomberg
3 3 (60.00%) Reuters