Period
to 20 January 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 20 January 2020 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
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 667 779 749
Rank change year-on-year +112 -30 -91
Contract jobs citing Lotus 76 100 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.24% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 63 77
UK median daily rate £316 £240 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.77% +26.32% +8.57%
10th Percentile £148 £132 £125
90th Percentile £450 £475 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £275 £205
% change year-on-year +22.73% +34.15% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 8
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £13.88 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.13% -7.50% -16.67%
10th Percentile £13.38 £10.85 £11.58
90th Percentile £40.85 £24.75 £25.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £12.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year +25.49% -17.74% +1.64%

Lotus is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 31,418 41,498 41,816
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.48% 42.33% 42.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,523 25,697 26,366
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £225 £258 £231
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,351 1,514 1,368
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +0.40% +2.53%
10th Percentile £11.85 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.25 £48.40 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

Lotus
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Lotus as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Lotus in the UK

Lotus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lotus in the UK

Lotus
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lotus over the 6 months to 20 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lotus in the UK

Lotus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lotus in the UK

Lotus
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lotus over the 6 months to 20 January 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Lotus in the UK

Lotus
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lotus within the UK over the 6 months to 20 January 2020. 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
England +101 68 £300 +27.66% 12
UK excluding London +83 59 £338 +22.73% 10
London +107 17 £208 +8.05% 2
South East +61 17 £235 -24.19% 3
East of England +41 16 £375 +57.89% 2
North of England +40 13 £300 +87.50% 3
North West +18 12 £300 +87.50%
Wales +38 5 £270 -16.92%
Scotland +18 3 £413 +3.13%
South West - 3 - -
Midlands +32 2 £131 -17.97% 2
Yorkshire +35 1 - - 3
West Midlands +32 1 £180 +20.00% 1
East Midlands +22 1 £83 -81.67% 1

For the 6 months to 20 January 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Lotus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Lotus.

1 70 (92.11%) IBM Notes
2 40 (52.63%) Microsoft Office
3 38 (50.00%) Windows
4 36 (47.37%) Active Directory
5 35 (46.05%) Microsoft
6 18 (23.68%) ITIL
6 18 (23.68%) Incident Management
7 16 (21.05%) Windows 7
8 14 (18.42%) SCCM
8 14 (18.42%) Office 365
8 14 (18.42%) Migration
8 14 (18.42%) Microsoft App-V
8 14 (18.42%) Service Management
8 14 (18.42%) SQL
9 13 (17.11%) VMware
9 13 (17.11%) Windows 10
9 13 (17.11%) Problem Management
9 13 (17.11%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (15.79%) vSphere
10 12 (15.79%) NetBackup
10 12 (15.79%) NetApp
10 12 (15.79%) Veritas
10 12 (15.79%) IBM Domino
10 12 (15.79%) SLA
11 11 (14.47%) Change Management
11 11 (14.47%) Windows Server
12 10 (13.16%) Computer Science
12 10 (13.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 9 (11.84%) Windows XP
13 9 (11.84%) MS Visio

Lotus
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 70 (92.11%) IBM Notes
2 12 (15.79%) IBM Domino
3 7 (9.21%) SharePoint
4 6 (7.89%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 40 (52.63%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (11.84%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (11.84%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.26%) Acrobat
4 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (18.42%) Office 365
2 2 (2.63%) G Suite
2 2 (2.63%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.32%) GCP
3 1 (1.32%) Google Docs
3 1 (1.32%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) Internet
1 6 (7.89%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.58%) NAS
2 5 (6.58%) VoIP
3 3 (3.95%) VPN
3 3 (3.95%) Wireless
4 2 (2.63%) Intranet
5 1 (1.32%) DHCP
5 1 (1.32%) DNS
5 1 (1.32%) Network Security
5 1 (1.32%) PBX
5 1 (1.32%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.32%) SAN
5 1 (1.32%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.63%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.32%) Gradle
General
1 5 (6.58%) Banking
2 4 (5.26%) Finance
2 4 (5.26%) Investment Banking
2 4 (5.26%) Public Sector
2 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.63%) Retail
4 1 (1.32%) Automotive
4 1 (1.32%) Law
4 1 (1.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (32.89%) Analyst
2 18 (23.68%) Service Analyst
3 16 (21.05%) Service Desk Analyst
4 13 (17.11%) Desktop Support
5 10 (13.16%) Support Engineer
6 8 (10.53%) Administrator
7 7 (9.21%) Developer
8 6 (7.89%) Deskside Engineer
8 6 (7.89%) Deskside Support
8 6 (7.89%) Deskside Support Engineer
8 6 (7.89%) IT Analyst
8 6 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (7.89%) VMWare Administrator
9 5 (6.58%) Desktop Analyst
9 5 (6.58%) Office 365 Engineer
10 4 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
10 4 (5.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (5.26%) Lotus Notes Developer
10 4 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) CSS
1 4 (5.26%) HTML
2 2 (2.63%) Spring
2 2 (2.63%) Spring Boot
3 1 (1.32%) HTML5
3 1 (1.32%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) Enterprise Storage
2 8 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.21%) Data Centre
3 7 (9.21%) Driving Licence
4 6 (7.89%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (6.58%) Blackberry
6 3 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.63%) PDA
8 1 (1.32%) BYOD
8 1 (1.32%) iPhone
8 1 (1.32%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.32%) PKI
8 1 (1.32%) Robotics
8 1 (1.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (50.00%) Windows
2 16 (21.05%) Windows 7
3 13 (17.11%) Windows 10
4 11 (14.47%) Windows Server
5 9 (11.84%) Windows XP
6 5 (6.58%) Windows 8
7 4 (5.26%) Mac OS
8 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.32%) Linux
9 1 (1.32%) Unix
9 1 (1.32%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.32%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.68%) Incident Management
1 18 (23.68%) ITIL
2 14 (18.42%) Migration
2 14 (18.42%) Service Management
3 13 (17.11%) Problem Management
4 11 (14.47%) Change Management
5 10 (13.16%) Computer Science
6 9 (11.84%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (11.84%) Infrastructure Management
6 9 (11.84%) Proactive Maintenance
6 9 (11.84%) Proactive Monitoring
6 9 (11.84%) Software Deployment
6 9 (11.84%) Trend Analysis
7 7 (9.21%) Service Delivery
8 5 (6.58%) Asset Management
8 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 5 (6.58%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (5.26%) Application Packaging
9 4 (5.26%) Decision-Making
10 3 (3.95%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.42%) SQL
2 9 (11.84%) Java
3 4 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.26%) LotusScript
4 3 (3.95%) Formula Language
5 2 (2.63%) Java 8
5 2 (2.63%) VBA
6 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (9.21%) MCP
2 5 (6.58%) Degree
3 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.95%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.95%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.95%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.63%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 14 (18.42%) Microsoft App-V
3 13 (17.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (15.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (18.42%) SCCM
2 12 (15.79%) NetBackup
3 10 (13.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.32%) OpenView
Vendors
1 35 (46.05%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.11%) VMware
3 12 (15.79%) NetApp
3 12 (15.79%) Veritas
4 8 (10.53%) Cisco
5 6 (7.89%) IBM
6 5 (6.58%) Adobe
6 5 (6.58%) Apple
6 5 (6.58%) HP
6 5 (6.58%) McAfee
7 4 (5.26%) Bloomberg
7 4 (5.26%) Fidessa
7 4 (5.26%) Google
7 4 (5.26%) Symantec
8 2 (2.63%) SAP
8 2 (2.63%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.32%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.32%) Cognizant
9 1 (1.32%) Oracle
9 1 (1.32%) Sony