Period
to 18 November 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 18 November 2018 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 > North West
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 196 209
Rank change year-on-year -5 +13 0
Contract jobs citing Lotus 17 7 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.29% 0.12% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 0.68% 0.29% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 12
North West median daily rate £160 £100 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -16.67% -60.00%
10th Percentile £128 £100 £100
90th Percentile £375 £121 £321
England median daily rate £193 £193 £235
% change year-on-year -0.26% -17.87% -18.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
North West median hourly rate £11.75 £20.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.25% +50.94% -17.19%
10th Percentile £10.88 £18.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £12.63 £22.00 £14.50
England median hourly rate £15.25 £17.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year -14.08% -1.39% +50.00%

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 the North West.

All Vendors
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,502 2,446 3,176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.66% 43.00% 46.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,498 1,461 1,888
North West median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £208 £225 £263
90th Percentile £575 £625 £550
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 150 129
North West median hourly rate £17.55 £16.10 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.04% -11.81% +4.76%
10th Percentile £11.26 £11.25 £10.80
90th Percentile £43.78 £43.75 £45.15
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year +1.45% +4.55% -5.71%

Lotus
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Lotus as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Lotus in the North West

Lotus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lotus in the North West

Lotus
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lotus in the North West over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lotus in the North West

Lotus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lotus in the North West

Lotus
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 18 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -5 13 £163 -
Cheshire +8 2 £160 +23.08%
Merseyside - 2 £135 -
Lotus
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Lotus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Lotus.

1 16 (94.12%) IBM Notes
2 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
3 7 (41.18%) Windows 10
4 6 (35.29%) vSphere
4 6 (35.29%) Citrix
4 6 (35.29%) VMware
5 5 (29.41%) HP
5 5 (29.41%) Thin Client
5 5 (29.41%) IBM Domino
5 5 (29.41%) Windows XP
5 5 (29.41%) vMotion
5 5 (29.41%) Office 365
5 5 (29.41%) NetBackup
5 5 (29.41%) Retail
5 5 (29.41%) Fat Client
5 5 (29.41%) SCCM
5 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
5 5 (29.41%) vRealize
5 5 (29.41%) Xerox
5 5 (29.41%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (29.41%) Proactive Monitoring
5 5 (29.41%) VMware NSX
5 5 (29.41%) Network Virtualisation
5 5 (29.41%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
6 4 (23.53%) Trend Analysis
6 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (23.53%) Problem Management

Lotus
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 16 (94.12%) IBM Notes
2 5 (29.41%) IBM Domino
3 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) DHCP
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
1 1 (5.88%) Skype
General
1 5 (29.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Desktop Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Desktop Support
2 3 (17.65%) Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Domino Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) Domino Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Service Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Lotus Notes Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Lotus Notes Support
3 2 (11.76%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Lotus Notes Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Lotus Notes Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Web Services
1 3 (17.65%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Fat Client
1 5 (29.41%) Thin Client
2 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
3 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Windows 10
3 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
3 5 (29.41%) Windows XP
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Network Virtualisation
1 5 (29.41%) Proactive Monitoring
1 5 (29.41%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (23.53%) Change Management
2 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
2 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Migration
2 4 (23.53%) Problem Management
2 4 (23.53%) Service Management
2 4 (23.53%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Defect Management
3 1 (5.88%) Email Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Java
1 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
1 3 (17.65%) LotusScript
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.88%) VB
3 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) vSphere
2 5 (29.41%) Virtual Desktop
2 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (29.41%) VMware NSX
3 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) NetBackup
1 5 (29.41%) SCCM
1 5 (29.41%) vMotion
1 5 (29.41%) vRealize
2 4 (23.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Citrix
2 6 (35.29%) VMware
3 5 (29.41%) HP
3 5 (29.41%) Xerox
4 3 (17.65%) IBM