Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 197 212
Rank change year-on-year +8 +15 -31
Contract jobs citing Lotus 28 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.46% 0.17% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 1.11% 0.40% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 5
North West median daily rate £150 £150 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -60.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £128 £127 £197
90th Percentile £395 £465 £495
England median daily rate £221 £200 £270
% change year-on-year +10.38% -25.93% -14.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
North West median hourly rate £47.50 £11.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +331.82% -21.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £43.75 £10.50 £13.50
90th Percentile £51.25 £15.18 £14.50
England median hourly rate £20.50 £14.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year +38.98% -18.06% +39.16%

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 2,533 2,521 3,437
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 41.27% 43.87% 45.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,514 1,435 2,002
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £225 £225 £263
90th Percentile £584 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 159 144
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -10.14% +4.55%
10th Percentile £11.53 £10.75 £10.65
90th Percentile £49.50 £44.00 £47.23
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.16% -0.71%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -13 17 £165 -51.11%
Cheshire -6 4 £150 +7.14%
Cumbria - 4 - -
Merseyside - 3 £135 -
Lotus
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 24 (85.71%) IBM Notes
2 13 (46.43%) Migration
3 11 (39.29%) Windows
4 10 (35.71%) IBM Domino
5 9 (32.14%) SQL
6 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 6 (21.43%) LotusScript
7 6 (21.43%) Java
7 6 (21.43%) Web Services
8 5 (17.86%) Citrix
8 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
8 5 (17.86%) IBM
8 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (17.86%) VMware
8 5 (17.86%) Office 365
8 5 (17.86%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
8 5 (17.86%) vSphere
9 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
9 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
9 4 (14.29%) Retail
9 4 (14.29%) Problem Management
9 4 (14.29%) Fat Client
9 4 (14.29%) SCCM
9 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
9 4 (14.29%) XPages
9 4 (14.29%) vMotion

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 24 (85.71%) IBM Notes
2 10 (35.71%) IBM Domino
3 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
3 5 (17.86%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Office 365
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) DHCP
1 1 (3.57%) DNS
1 1 (3.57%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) MS Access
2 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Developer
2 4 (14.29%) Administrator
2 4 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 4 (14.29%) Domino Administrator
2 4 (14.29%) Domino Developer
2 4 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Applications Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Applications Project Manager
3 3 (10.71%) IT Manager
3 3 (10.71%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Lotus Notes Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Lotus Notes Support
3 3 (10.71%) Migration Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Service Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Test Leader
3 3 (10.71%) Transformation Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) Web Services
2 4 (14.29%) XPages
3 2 (7.14%) .NET
3 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
3 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.14%) REST
3 2 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (7.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 4 (14.29%) Thin Client
3 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
4 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Windows
2 7 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 3 (10.71%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (10.71%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Migration
2 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (14.29%) ITIL
3 4 (14.29%) Network Virtualisation
3 4 (14.29%) Proactive Monitoring
3 4 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 4 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (10.71%) Application Rationalisation
4 3 (10.71%) Change Management
4 3 (10.71%) Defect Management
4 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (10.71%) Service Management
4 3 (10.71%) Test Planning
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.14%) Trend Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
5 2 (7.14%) Web Development
6 1 (3.57%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) Java
2 6 (21.43%) LotusScript
3 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.14%) C
4 2 (7.14%) C#
4 2 (7.14%) C++
4 2 (7.14%) Python
4 2 (7.14%) Ruby
5 1 (3.57%) VB
5 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) MCP
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) vSphere
2 4 (14.29%) Virtual Desktop
2 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.29%) VMware NSX
3 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 4 (14.29%) SCCM
1 4 (14.29%) vMotion
1 4 (14.29%) vRealize
2 3 (10.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) Citrix
2 5 (17.86%) IBM
2 5 (17.86%) VMware
3 4 (14.29%) HP
3 4 (14.29%) Xerox
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle