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 29 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
England / London
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 402 376 388
Rank change year-on-year -26 +12  
Contract jobs citing Lotus 25 56 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.26% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.63% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 32 22
Median daily rate £215 £338 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.29% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £129 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £438 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £295 £325
% change year-on-year +10.16% -9.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 8
Median hourly rate £23.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.28% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.30 £15.05 £10.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.70 £19.55 £24.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £16.50 £13.87
% change year-on-year -33.33% +18.96%  

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 8595 8938 10321
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 41.34% 41.31% 44.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9268 10853 11808
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £638 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 188 480
Median hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.94% -10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.75 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.33 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.66%  

Lotus
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 29 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 29 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
City of London -6 8 £215 -43.04%
Surbiton - 1 - -
Lotus
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 London region with a requirement for Lotus.

1 51 (94.44%) IBM Notes
2 29 (53.70%) Microsoft Office
3 28 (51.85%) Windows
4 27 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 22 (40.74%) Windows 7
6 18 (33.33%) Blackberry
7 17 (31.48%) Citrix
8 14 (25.93%) Android
9 12 (22.22%) Banking
9 12 (22.22%) Active Directory
9 12 (22.22%) Cisco
9 12 (22.22%) VPN
9 12 (22.22%) Mac OS
10 11 (20.37%) Cisco IOS
10 11 (20.37%) Finance
11 10 (18.52%) Bloomberg
12 9 (16.67%) Reuters
12 9 (16.67%) BYOD
13 8 (14.81%) Office 365
13 8 (14.81%) Asset Management
14 7 (12.96%) Migration
14 7 (12.96%) Apple
14 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Excel
15 6 (11.11%) IBM
15 6 (11.11%) Front Office
15 6 (11.11%) Retail Banking
15 6 (11.11%) Retail
15 6 (11.11%) Windows 8
15 6 (11.11%) Eikon
15 6 (11.11%) Virtual Desktop

Lotus
Co-occurring 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 51 (94.44%) IBM Notes
2 4 (7.41%) CMS
3 3 (5.56%) CoreMedia CMS
3 3 (5.56%) IBM Domino
3 3 (5.56%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.85%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 29 (53.70%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (5.56%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.85%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.22%) VPN
2 11 (20.37%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (9.26%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.56%) DHCP
4 3 (5.56%) DNS
4 3 (5.56%) Internet
4 3 (5.56%) LAN
4 3 (5.56%) Network Security
4 3 (5.56%) Wireless
5 2 (3.70%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.85%) Firewall
6 1 (1.85%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.85%) VoIP
6 1 (1.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) DataStage
General
1 12 (22.22%) Banking
2 11 (20.37%) Finance
3 6 (11.11%) Front Office
3 6 (11.11%) Retail
3 6 (11.11%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Legal
4 2 (3.70%) Marketing
4 2 (3.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (44.44%) Analyst
2 13 (24.07%) Desktop Support
2 13 (24.07%) Support Analyst
3 9 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 9 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (11.11%) Asset Management Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) Service Desk Support
5 6 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 5 (9.26%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 5 (9.26%) Architect
7 4 (7.41%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (7.41%) Desktop Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) Hibernate
1 3 (5.56%) J2SE
1 3 (5.56%) Java EE
1 3 (5.56%) JAX-RS
1 3 (5.56%) JAX-WS
1 3 (5.56%) JSP
1 3 (5.56%) JSTL
1 3 (5.56%) REST
1 3 (5.56%) Servlets
1 3 (5.56%) SOAP
1 3 (5.56%) Spring
1 3 (5.56%) Web Services
1 3 (5.56%) XML
1 3 (5.56%) XSD
1 3 (5.56%) XSL
1 3 (5.56%) XSLT
2 2 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 9 (16.67%) BYOD
3 5 (9.26%) Client/Server
4 3 (5.56%) AS400
4 3 (5.56%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (5.56%) Mainframe
4 3 (5.56%) User Experience
5 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.70%) Social Media
5 2 (3.70%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.85%) CMDB
6 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.85%) Digital Signage
6 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (51.85%) Windows
2 22 (40.74%) Windows 7
3 14 (25.93%) Android
4 12 (22.22%) Mac OS
5 6 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 5 (9.26%) Apple iOS
7 3 (5.56%) OS/390
7 3 (5.56%) Unix
7 3 (5.56%) Windows Server
8 2 (3.70%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.81%) Asset Management
2 7 (12.96%) Migration
3 5 (9.26%) ITIL
4 4 (7.41%) Coaching
4 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (7.41%) Time Management
5 3 (5.56%) Change Management
5 3 (5.56%) ERP
5 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 3 (5.56%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (5.56%) Validation
5 3 (5.56%) Website Architecture
6 2 (3.70%) Content Management
6 2 (3.70%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (3.70%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.70%) Personalization
6 2 (3.70%) Project Management
6 2 (3.70%) Records Management
6 2 (3.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.26%) Java
2 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) MCP
2 3 (5.56%) MCSE
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.70%) A+ Certification
3 2 (3.70%) ACDT
3 2 (3.70%) ACHDS
3 2 (3.70%) ACTC
3 2 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.70%) Degree
3 2 (3.70%) MCDST
3 2 (3.70%) MCSA
3 2 (3.70%) MCSM
3 2 (3.70%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (1.85%) CCNA
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.85%) PgMP
4 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.11%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) BMC PATROL
1 3 (5.56%) Tivoli
1 3 (5.56%) Tivoli NetView
2 2 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (31.48%) Citrix
3 12 (22.22%) Cisco
4 10 (18.52%) Bloomberg
5 9 (16.67%) Reuters
6 7 (12.96%) Apple
7 6 (11.11%) IBM
8 5 (9.26%) Oracle
9 4 (7.41%) Remedy
10 3 (5.56%) Adobe
10 3 (5.56%) FatWire
10 3 (5.56%) Interwoven
10 3 (5.56%) MuleSoft
10 3 (5.56%) OpenText
10 3 (5.56%) Percussion
10 3 (5.56%) SAP
10 3 (5.56%) Vignette
11 2 (3.70%) Dell
12 1 (1.85%) ServiceNow
12 1 (1.85%) VMware