The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lotus
England / London
Rank 379 409 374
Rank change year-on-year +30 -35  
Contract jobs citing Lotus 27 31 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.14% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.34% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 28
Median daily rate £165 £325 £161
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -49.23% +101.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £128 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £575 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £143 £250 £300
% change year-on-year -43.00% -16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £9.52
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £19.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -31.57% +58.33%  

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 London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 8227 9093 9408
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 42.26% 41.09% 44.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5516 6057 6079
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 131 199
Median hourly rate £22.34 £21.34 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.66% +12.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Lotus
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Lotus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lotus in London

Lotus
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lotus in London over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lotus in London

Lotus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lotus in London

Lotus
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lotus within the London region over the 3 months to 25 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
City of London -3 3 £100 -71.42%
Hayes - 3 £450 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £300 -
Wimbledon -3 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £375 -
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 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 London region with a requirement for Lotus.

1 64 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 42 (65.63%) Windows
3 31 (48.44%) Windows 7
4 29 (45.31%) MS Office
4 29 (45.31%) Blackberry
5 25 (39.06%) Microsoft
6 20 (31.25%) Active Directory
6 20 (31.25%) MS Excel
7 19 (29.69%) Bloomberg
7 19 (29.69%) Banking
8 18 (28.13%) Citrix
9 17 (26.56%) Reuters
10 14 (21.88%) Finance
11 13 (20.31%) Retail
11 13 (20.31%) Retail Banking
11 13 (20.31%) Windows XP
11 13 (20.31%) Eikon
12 12 (18.75%) Android
12 12 (18.75%) Mac OS
13 11 (17.19%) Windows Server
13 11 (17.19%) Cisco
14 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (15.63%) VPN
14 10 (15.63%) Windows 8
15 9 (14.06%) iPhone
15 9 (14.06%) iPad
15 9 (14.06%) Cisco IOS
16 8 (12.50%) Apple
16 8 (12.50%) BYOD
17 7 (10.94%) Migration

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 64 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 4 (6.25%) FileNet
3 3 (4.69%) IBM Domino
3 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.56%) CMS
4 1 (1.56%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 29 (45.31%) MS Office
2 20 (31.25%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (20.31%) Eikon
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.63%) VPN
2 9 (14.06%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (7.81%) DHCP
4 4 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.69%) DNS
5 3 (4.69%) Internet
6 2 (3.13%) Firewall
6 2 (3.13%) LAN
7 1 (1.56%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.56%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.56%) VoIP
7 1 (1.56%) WAN
7 1 (1.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) DataStage
General
1 19 (29.69%) Banking
2 14 (21.88%) Finance
3 13 (20.31%) Retail
3 13 (20.31%) Retail Banking
4 4 (6.25%) Back Office
4 4 (6.25%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (29.69%) 2nd Line Support
2 18 (28.13%) Support Engineer
3 16 (25.00%) Analyst
3 16 (25.00%) Desktop Support
4 13 (20.31%) Service Desk Support
5 10 (15.63%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 10 (15.63%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 10 (15.63%) Deskside Support
6 9 (14.06%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
6 9 (14.06%) Desktop Engineer
6 9 (14.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 9 (14.06%) Service Analyst
6 9 (14.06%) Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 8 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (12.50%) Service Desk Engineer
8 7 (10.94%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (10.94%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
8 7 (10.94%) Deskside Engineer
8 7 (10.94%) Deskside Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) .NET
2 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (6.25%) Web Services
3 3 (4.69%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 29 (45.31%) Blackberry
2 9 (14.06%) iPad
2 9 (14.06%) iPhone
3 8 (12.50%) BYOD
4 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.13%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.13%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.56%) CMDB
6 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.56%) Digital Signage
6 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (65.63%) Windows
2 31 (48.44%) Windows 7
3 13 (20.31%) Windows XP
4 12 (18.75%) Android
4 12 (18.75%) Mac OS
5 11 (17.19%) Windows Server
6 10 (15.63%) Windows 8
6 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (6.25%) Apple iOS
8 3 (4.69%) Windows 10
9 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (10.94%) Migration
2 5 (7.81%) Coaching
3 4 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (6.25%) Extreme Programming
3 4 (6.25%) ITIL
3 4 (6.25%) MVC
3 4 (6.25%) TDD
3 4 (6.25%) Waterfall
4 3 (4.69%) Change Management
4 3 (4.69%) ERP
4 3 (4.69%) Validation
5 2 (3.13%) Email Migration
5 2 (3.13%) Service Management
5 2 (3.13%) Software Deployment
5 2 (3.13%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 2 (3.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (3.13%) Time Management
6 1 (1.56%) Application Discovery
6 1 (1.56%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.69%) C#
2 2 (3.13%) SQL
3 1 (1.56%) C
3 1 (1.56%) Java
3 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) MCP
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.13%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) MCSA
2 2 (3.13%) MCSE
3 1 (1.56%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.56%) ACDT
3 1 (1.56%) ACHDS
3 1 (1.56%) ACTC
3 1 (1.56%) CCNA
3 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.56%) MCDST
3 1 (1.56%) MCSM
3 1 (1.56%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) SCCM
2 2 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 25 (39.06%) Microsoft
2 19 (29.69%) Bloomberg
3 18 (28.13%) Citrix
4 17 (26.56%) Reuters
5 11 (17.19%) Cisco
6 8 (12.50%) Apple
7 4 (6.25%) Cognos
7 4 (6.25%) Remedy
8 3 (4.69%) MuleSoft
8 3 (4.69%) SAP
9 2 (3.13%) Dell
9 2 (3.13%) Intel Security
9 2 (3.13%) Oracle
10 1 (1.56%) FactSet
10 1 (1.56%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.56%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.56%) Veeam
10 1 (1.56%) VMware