Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 24 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 > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 355 345 357
Rank change year-on-year -10 +12 -81
Contract jobs citing Lotus 20 34 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.12% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.42% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 26
South East median daily rate £225 £155 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.16% -22.50% -33.33%
10th Percentile £100 £81 £108
90th Percentile £519 £337 £324
England median daily rate £193 £228 £275
% change year-on-year -15.16% -17.27% +44.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
South East median hourly rate - £14.00 £14.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +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 South East.

All Vendors
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 8109 8057 9282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 48.19% 48.41% 47.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4658 4635 5187
South East median daily rate £418 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.38% +2.56% +6.85%
10th Percentile £238 £223 £225
90th Percentile £575 £559 £535
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 340 403 437
South East median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £18.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.81% -14.35% +20.52%
10th Percentile £10.20 £9.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £47.96 £45.89
England median hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.21% -2.86% +6.06%

Lotus
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Lotus as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Lotus in the South East

Lotus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lotus in the South East

Lotus
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lotus in the South East over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lotus in the South East

Lotus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lotus in the South East

Lotus
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lotus within the South East region over the 6 months to 24 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
Thames Valley -4 11 £300 -4.00%
Berkshire +15 9 £300 -36.84%
Surrey -11 4 £175 +12.90%
Hampshire -2 2 £220 -29.03%
West Sussex -3 2 £100 -47.37%
Buckinghamshire -21 2 £300 -
Oxfordshire +6 1 - -
Kent -7 1 £138 -57.54%
Lotus
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for Lotus.

1 17 (85.00%) IBM Notes
2 12 (60.00%) Windows
3 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (40.00%) IBM Domino
4 8 (40.00%) Migration
4 8 (40.00%) Office 365
4 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (35.00%) IBM
6 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
6 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
7 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 5 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (25.00%) NetApp
7 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (25.00%) VMware
8 4 (20.00%) DNS
8 4 (20.00%) IIS
8 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
8 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
9 3 (15.00%) Skype
9 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
9 3 (15.00%) Skype for Business
9 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
9 3 (15.00%) Java

Lotus
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 17 (85.00%) IBM Notes
2 8 (40.00%) IBM Domino
3 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (20.00%) IIS
5 3 (15.00%) Skype for Business
6 2 (10.00%) Apache
6 2 (10.00%) OpenStack
6 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
6 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
6 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
7 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) Office 365
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (5.00%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (5.00%) OneDrive
6 1 (5.00%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) DNS
2 3 (15.00%) DHCP
2 3 (15.00%) Skype
3 2 (10.00%) BIG-IP
3 2 (10.00%) LAN
3 2 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (5.00%) Firewall
4 1 (5.00%) Internet
4 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.00%) VLAN
4 1 (5.00%) VXLAN
4 1 (5.00%) WAN
4 1 (5.00%) Wireless
4 1 (5.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Consultant
1 5 (25.00%) Desktop Support
1 5 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) IT Support
3 2 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Lotus Notes Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Office 365 Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Portal Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Developer
3 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Portal Developer
4 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Domino Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Office 365 Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Office 365 Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.00%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (10.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) iPhone
2 1 (5.00%) Replication
2 1 (5.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (5.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (10.00%) Android
6 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (10.00%) CentOS
6 2 (10.00%) Linux
6 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (10.00%) Solaris
6 2 (10.00%) SUSE
6 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (5.00%) Mac OS
7 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Migration
2 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (15.00%) Change Management
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (10.00%) API Integration
4 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.00%) Network Management
4 2 (10.00%) Patch Management
4 2 (10.00%) Proactive Management
5 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.00%) Demand Management
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps
5 1 (5.00%) Identity Management
5 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (10.00%) Python
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) MCSE
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (10.00%) Docker
4 2 (10.00%) iptables
4 2 (10.00%) vCloud
4 2 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (5.00%) VMware NSX
5 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Ansible
1 2 (10.00%) CFEngine
1 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (10.00%) Puppet
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
1 2 (10.00%) SCOM
1 2 (10.00%) SCOrch
1 2 (10.00%) SCVMM
1 2 (10.00%) Unicenter
1 2 (10.00%) vRealize
2 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (5.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) IBM
3 5 (25.00%) NetApp
3 5 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (15.00%) Dell
4 3 (15.00%) HP
5 2 (10.00%) 3PAR
5 2 (10.00%) Apple
5 2 (10.00%) CA
5 2 (10.00%) EMC
5 2 (10.00%) Infoblox
5 2 (10.00%) Nimsoft
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle
5 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (10.00%) Sun
6 1 (5.00%) Google
6 1 (5.00%) SunGard