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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 237 222
Rank change year-on-year +3 -15  
Contract jobs citing Lotus 14 30 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.18% 0.32% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 0.65% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 10
Median daily rate £125 £150 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -57.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £78 £107 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £256 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £145 £250 £314
% change year-on-year -42.00% -20.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 8
Median hourly rate £13.75 £18.00 £12.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.61% +47.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £14.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £18.00 £24.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £18.50 £12.21
% change year-on-year -32.43% +51.51%  

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 the South East.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 3857 4586 4503
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 48.69% 48.77% 45.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2120 2748 2368
Median daily rate £413 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.76% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 203 239
Median hourly rate £15.60 £25.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.60% +35.13%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £55.55 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

Lotus
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +18 9 £105 +44.82%
Berkshire +17 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -1 2 - -
Surrey - 1 £125 -
Lotus
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 31 (93.94%) IBM Notes
2 17 (51.52%) Windows
3 14 (42.42%) MS Office
3 14 (42.42%) Windows 7
4 12 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 7 (21.21%) IBM Domino
6 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
7 6 (18.18%) Java
7 6 (18.18%) Windows XP
8 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
8 5 (15.15%) SAP
8 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
8 5 (15.15%) Skype for Business
9 4 (12.12%) Office 365
9 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
9 4 (12.12%) Android
9 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
9 4 (12.12%) Wireless
9 4 (12.12%) Migration
9 4 (12.12%) VPN
9 4 (12.12%) SLA
9 4 (12.12%) LAN
9 4 (12.12%) Dell
10 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
10 3 (9.09%) VMware
10 3 (9.09%) Internet
10 3 (9.09%) Blackberry
10 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
10 3 (9.09%) Korean Language

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 31 (93.94%) IBM Notes
2 7 (21.21%) IBM Domino
3 5 (15.15%) Skype for Business
4 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.03%) QuickPlace
Applications
1 14 (42.42%) MS Office
2 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
2 4 (12.12%) LAN
2 4 (12.12%) VPN
2 4 (12.12%) Wireless
3 3 (9.09%) Internet
3 3 (9.09%) Skype
4 2 (6.06%) WAN
5 1 (3.03%) Firewall
5 1 (3.03%) FTP
5 1 (3.03%) SMTP
5 1 (3.03%) Telnet
5 1 (3.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) DB2
1 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.03%) NetBeans
General
1 3 (9.09%) Korean Language
2 1 (3.03%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 9 (27.27%) Analyst
3 8 (24.24%) Desktop Engineer
3 8 (24.24%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 8 (24.24%) Support Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) IT Support
4 5 (15.15%) Support Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Administrator
6 3 (9.09%) Active Directory Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (9.09%) Service Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Active Directory Support
7 2 (6.06%) IT Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) IT Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Messaging Support
7 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) HTML
1 2 (6.06%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (3.03%) ADO
2 1 (3.03%) ODBC
2 1 (3.03%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.06%) Mainframe
2 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.06%) Replication
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) Windows
2 14 (42.42%) Windows 7
3 6 (18.18%) Windows XP
4 4 (12.12%) Android
5 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 10
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.12%) Migration
2 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
2 3 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (6.06%) CRM
3 2 (6.06%) ERP
3 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
3 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.03%) Patch Management
4 1 (3.03%) Service Management
4 1 (3.03%) Software Distribution
4 1 (3.03%) Ticket Management
4 1 (3.03%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) Java
2 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.06%) LotusScript
4 1 (3.03%) C
4 1 (3.03%) Formula Language
4 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) Python
4 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) SLA
2 3 (9.09%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) SAP
3 4 (12.12%) Dell
4 3 (9.09%) VMware
5 2 (6.06%) Adobe
5 2 (6.06%) Apple
5 2 (6.06%) HP
5 2 (6.06%) MuleSoft
5 2 (6.06%) Nortel
5 2 (6.06%) Remedy
6 1 (3.03%) BT
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco
6 1 (3.03%) Citrix
6 1 (3.03%) JD Edwards
6 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.03%) Sophos