The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lotus
England / South West
Rank 134 133 120
Rank change year-on-year -1 -13  
Contract jobs citing Lotus 2 6 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.077% 0.21% 0.77%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.52% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Median daily rate £413 £286 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.10% +11.16%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £143 £250 £300
% change year-on-year -43.00% -16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +18.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £19.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -31.57% +58.33%  

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 West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1054 1159 1221
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 40.59% 39.94% 39.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 673 751 717
Median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £496 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 74 71
Median hourly rate £38.75 £20.00 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.75% -0.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £46.34 £44.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Lotus
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 West

Lotus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lotus in the South West

Lotus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lotus in the South West

Lotus
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 25 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
Bristol +3 2 £413 -
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 West region with a requirement for Lotus.

1 3 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Domino
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Pegasus
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 3 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Domino
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Lotus Notes Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365 Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Project Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Project Office Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Pegasus