The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 24 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
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 46 48
Rank change year-on-year +5 +2  
Contract jobs citing Lotus 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.24% 0.90% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 3.10% 2.30% 0.48%
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 £320 £260 £333
% change year-on-year +23.07% -21.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £13.94
% change year-on-year -26.66% +7.64%  

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 South Yorkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 129 174 207
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 40.06% 39.28% 48.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 122 113
Median daily rate £375 £440 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.77% +46.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £725 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 13
Median hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.77% +83.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £22.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

Lotus
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

Lotus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lotus in South Yorkshire

Lotus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lotus in South Yorkshire

Lotus
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Sheffield +10 3 - -
Barnsley - 1 - -
Lotus
Yorkshire

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

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (75.00%) Android
2 3 (75.00%) Mac OS
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (75.00%) Coaching
2 3 (75.00%) BYOD
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Replication
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) IBM Domino
4 1 (25.00%) SMTP
4 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers

Lotus
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 4 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (25.00%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) SMTP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Lotus Notes Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (75.00%) BYOD
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Android
2 3 (75.00%) Mac OS
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft