The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 / North East
Rank 84 72 55
Rank change year-on-year -12 -17  
Contract jobs citing Lotus 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.14% 0.23% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.54% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £90 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -74.28% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £143 £250 £300
% change year-on-year -43.00% -16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £14.75
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 the North East.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 344 372 280
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 46.80% 42.71% 44.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 252 144
Median daily rate £388 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £257 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 17
Median hourly rate £14.75 £14.05 £11.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.98% +24.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.66 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £17.90 £24.15
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 the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

Lotus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lotus in the North East

Lotus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lotus in the North East

Lotus
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lotus within the North East 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
Durham - 1 £90 -
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the North East

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 North East region with a requirement for Lotus.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Symantec
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (75.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Skype
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 3 (75.00%) IBM Notes
1 3 (75.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) Skype
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Symantec
2 3 (75.00%) VMware