Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 6 months to 22 November 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 153 125
Rank change year-on-year +13 -28 -8
Contract jobs citing Lotus 5 9 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.17% 0.25% 0.74%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 0.58% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 11
Manchester median daily rate - £128 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -57.50% +110.53%
North West median daily rate £100 £120 £300
% change year-on-year -16.67% -60.00% +172.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 - £16.00
10th Percentile £18.00 - £11.98
90th Percentile £22.00 - £20.68
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £13.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year +50.94% -17.19% +4.92%

Lotus is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Manchester.

All Vendors
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1261 1562 1543
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 42.72% 44.00% 40.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 756 912 816
Manchester median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £213
90th Percentile £588 £546 £528
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 37 64
Manchester median hourly rate £16.19 £13.60 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.09% +0.70% -6.90%
10th Percentile £11.45 £9.95 £10.83
90th Percentile £35.60 £32.55 £22.03
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

Lotus
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Lotus in Manchester

Lotus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lotus in Manchester

Lotus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lotus in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Lotus.

1 5 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 4 (80.00%) Office 365
3 3 (60.00%) Migration
3 3 (60.00%) IBM Domino
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) OpenText
4 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (40.00%) IronPort
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) SCCM
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
5 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Dependency Management
5 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (20.00%) Service Management
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) Citrix
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification

Lotus
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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
2 3 (60.00%) IBM Domino
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Messaging Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Data Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Support
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365 Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Server Support
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Dependency Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) IronPort
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) OpenText
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix