Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 198 200 196
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4 +41
Contract jobs citing Lotus 12 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.21% 0.11% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 0.49% 0.26% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 16
North West median daily rate £160 £100 £123
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -18.37% -12.50%
10th Percentile £124 £100 £101
90th Percentile £285 £121 £175
England median daily rate £235 £190 £160
% change year-on-year +23.68% +18.75% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
North West median hourly rate £11.75 £20.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.25% +60.00% -21.88%
10th Percentile £10.88 £18.00 £10.65
90th Percentile £12.63 £22.00 £13.75
England median hourly rate £13.88 £15.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -7.50% -16.67% +44.00%

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 2,472 2,265 2,779
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 44.02% 42.34% 45.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,513 1,407 1,691
North West median daily rate £410 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.80% +4.38% -
10th Percentile £235 £225 £255
90th Percentile £606 £625 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 141 98
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £16.19 £18.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.53% -11.89% +5.00%
10th Percentile £12.85 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.68 £43.00 £42.88
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 -11 6 £263 -
Cheshire +5 5 £160 +23.08%
Merseyside - 1 £135 -
Lotus
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 12 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (66.67%) Office 365
3 8 (66.67%) Windows 10
4 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (41.67%) ITIL
5 5 (41.67%) MCP
5 5 (41.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (41.67%) Service Management
5 5 (41.67%) Change Management
5 5 (41.67%) Problem Management
5 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (41.67%) Incident Management
5 5 (41.67%) Trend Analysis
6 4 (33.33%) SLA
7 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
7 3 (25.00%) HP
7 3 (25.00%) Citrix
7 3 (25.00%) Thin Client
7 3 (25.00%) NetBackup
7 3 (25.00%) VMware
7 3 (25.00%) Retail
7 3 (25.00%) Fat Client
7 3 (25.00%) SCCM
7 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (25.00%) vSphere

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 12 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (8.33%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (66.67%) Office 365
General
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Office 365 Trainer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Trainer
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Lotus Notes Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Lotus Notes Support
4 1 (8.33%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (25.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (16.67%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows 10
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Change Management
1 5 (41.67%) Incident Management
1 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Management
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
1 5 (41.67%) Problem Management
1 5 (41.67%) Service Management
1 5 (41.67%) Trend Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Network Virtualisation
2 3 (25.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (8.33%) Email Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (25.00%) VMware NSX
1 3 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (25.00%) SCCM
2 3 (25.00%) vMotion
2 3 (25.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix
2 3 (25.00%) HP
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Xerox