The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 26 June 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
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 43 34
Rank change year-on-year +10 -9  
Contract jobs citing Lotus 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.28% 1.08% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 3.03% 2.90% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +46.15%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £260 £325
% change year-on-year +21.15% -20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £12.94
% change year-on-year -26.66% +15.96%  

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 Sheffield.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 99 138 103
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 42.13% 37.20% 36.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 99 63
Median daily rate £445 £500 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.00% +66.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £725 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Median hourly rate £14.00 £8.50 £9.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.70% -10.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.60 £11.80 £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

Lotus
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 Sheffield

Lotus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lotus in Sheffield

Lotus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lotus in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Lotus.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (100.00%) Android
1 3 (100.00%) Mac OS
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Coaching
1 3 (100.00%) BYOD
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Finance

Lotus
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 (100.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (100.00%) BYOD
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Android
1 3 (100.00%) Mac OS
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Coaching
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft