Period
to 21 November 2017

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 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
England > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 194 202 207
Rank change year-on-year +8 +5 -46
Contract jobs citing Lotus 7 22 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.12% 0.32% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.70% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 14
North West median daily rate £100 £120 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -60.00% +172.73%
England median daily rate £197 £228 £275
% change year-on-year -13.63% -17.27% +44.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £13.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.94% -17.19% +4.92%
10th Percentile £18.00 £11.25 £11.98
90th Percentile £22.00 £14.50 £20.68
England median hourly rate £17.75 £18.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -1.39% +50.00% -27.27%

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 2466 3152 3543
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.99% 46.22% 41.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1479 1874 1949
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £219 £263 £213
90th Percentile £625 £550 £550
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 127 178
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.73 £11.23
90th Percentile £43.75 £45.30 £46.45
England median hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.47% -2.86% +6.06%

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 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 November 2017. 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 +22 5 - -
Lancashire +12 1 £100 -
Cheshire -6 1 £130 +8.33%
Lotus
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 North West region with a requirement for Lotus.

1 7 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 4 (57.14%) Office 365
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) IBM Domino
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
4 2 (28.57%) IronPort
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) OpenText
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Service Management
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
5 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 1 (14.29%) VPN
5 1 (14.29%) MCP
5 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms

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 7 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (42.86%) IBM Domino
3 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 1 (14.29%) Apache
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (14.29%) IIS
4 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) BIG-IP
2 1 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Messaging Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Data Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Support
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Office 365 Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Server Support
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Dependency Management
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (14.29%) Proactive Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Governance
3 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
3 1 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) iptables
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) IronPort
2 2 (28.57%) OpenText
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) VMware