Period
to 16 December 2018

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 16 December 2018 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 784 742 657
Rank change year-on-year -42 -85 -57
Contract jobs citing Lotus 119 154 232
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.36% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 86 137
UK median daily rate £200 £203 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% -13.83% +6.82%
10th Percentile £126 £125 £120
90th Percentile £475 £513 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £240 £258 £235
% change year-on-year -6.80% +9.57% -12.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 18
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £18.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -15.53% +52.92%
10th Percentile £11.78 £10.30 £12.30
90th Percentile £43.45 £28.50 £28.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -9.68% -22.50% +66.67%

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 44,055 43,318 46,464
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.28% 42.22% 45.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,399 27,134 28,422
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £256 £233 £240
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,621 1,399 1,692
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06% -5.71%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.70 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.50 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £16.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +1.52% -2.94%

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 16 December 2018.

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 16 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Lotus in the UK

Lotus
Top 15 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 16 December 2018. 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 -20 104 £200 +5.26% 16
UK excluding London -20 84 £240 -6.80% 17
North of England -3 33 £163 -44.92% 4
London -8 31 £185 +17.27% 1
North West +2 17 £160 +60.00%
Midlands -17 17 £160 +3.23%
Yorkshire -12 14 £325 -23.53% 3
East of England +7 11 £238 - 3
West Midlands -16 11 £150 -13.19%
South East -27 11 £250 +13.64% 7
Scotland -20 10 £400 +6.67% 2
East Midlands +8 6 £450 +260.00%
North East -9 2 £375 +56.25% 1
South West -28 1 - - 1
Wales -34 1 £325 +116.67%

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, 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.

1 113 (94.96%) IBM Notes
2 61 (51.26%) Windows
3 53 (44.54%) Active Directory
4 38 (31.93%) Microsoft
5 33 (27.73%) Microsoft Office
6 28 (23.53%) ITIL
7 27 (22.69%) Windows 7
8 22 (18.49%) Office 365
8 22 (18.49%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (18.49%) Windows 10
9 20 (16.81%) SharePoint
9 20 (16.81%) Migration
10 19 (15.97%) Citrix
11 16 (13.45%) IBM Domino
11 16 (13.45%) VMware
12 15 (12.61%) MS Exchange
12 15 (12.61%) WAN
13 14 (11.76%) Cisco
13 14 (11.76%) Finance
13 14 (11.76%) Change Management
13 14 (11.76%) Blackberry
14 13 (10.92%) Degree
14 13 (10.92%) LAN
14 13 (10.92%) Problem-Solving
15 12 (10.08%) Windows Server
15 12 (10.08%) Oracle
15 12 (10.08%) Service Management
16 11 (9.24%) Manufacturing
16 11 (9.24%) Windows XP
16 11 (9.24%) TCP/IP

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
1 113 (94.96%) IBM Notes
2 20 (16.81%) SharePoint
3 16 (13.45%) IBM Domino
4 15 (12.61%) MS Exchange
5 5 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (4.20%) Quickr
5 5 (4.20%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.52%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.52%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.68%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 33 (27.73%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (3.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.68%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.84%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 22 (18.49%) Office 365
2 2 (1.68%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (1.68%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.84%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.61%) WAN
2 13 (10.92%) LAN
3 11 (9.24%) TCP/IP
4 9 (7.56%) VoIP
5 8 (6.72%) Skype
6 7 (5.88%) DNS
6 7 (5.88%) NAS
6 7 (5.88%) VPN
7 6 (5.04%) DHCP
7 6 (5.04%) Internet
7 6 (5.04%) Wireless
8 5 (4.20%) Ethernet
8 5 (4.20%) IMAP
9 3 (2.52%) iSCSI
9 3 (2.52%) SAN
9 3 (2.52%) SMTP
9 3 (2.52%) WLAN
10 2 (1.68%) Kerberos
10 2 (1.68%) Network Security
10 2 (1.68%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.52%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (11.76%) Finance
2 11 (9.24%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.04%) Banking
4 5 (4.20%) Retail
4 5 (4.20%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.36%) Cantonese Language
5 4 (3.36%) Mandarin Language
6 3 (2.52%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.68%) Automotive
8 1 (0.84%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.84%) French Language
8 1 (0.84%) Marketing
8 1 (0.84%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 39 (32.77%) Analyst
2 17 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 16 (13.45%) Support Engineer
4 14 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
5 13 (10.92%) Desktop Support
6 10 (8.40%) Support Analyst
7 9 (7.56%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (6.72%) Administrator
8 8 (6.72%) Business Analyst
9 7 (5.88%) Deskside Support
9 7 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
9 7 (5.88%) Developer
10 6 (5.04%) 1st Line Support
10 6 (5.04%) Lotus Notes Engineer
10 6 (5.04%) Lotus Notes Support
11 5 (4.20%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 5 (4.20%) Consultant
11 5 (4.20%) Domino Administrator
11 5 (4.20%) IT Engineer
12 4 (3.36%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.36%) .NET
1 4 (3.36%) Web Services
2 3 (2.52%) ASP.NET
2 3 (2.52%) XPages
3 2 (1.68%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (1.68%) HTML
3 2 (1.68%) REST
3 2 (1.68%) SPNEGO
4 1 (0.84%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.84%) CSS
4 1 (0.84%) jQuery
4 1 (0.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.84%) Velocity
4 1 (0.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.49%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (11.76%) Blackberry
3 6 (5.04%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.20%) Fat Client
4 5 (4.20%) Thin Client
5 4 (3.36%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.36%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.52%) CMDB
6 3 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.52%) iPhone
6 3 (2.52%) PMI
7 2 (1.68%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.68%) Clustering
7 2 (1.68%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.84%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.84%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.84%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 61 (51.26%) Windows
2 27 (22.69%) Windows 7
3 22 (18.49%) Windows 10
4 12 (10.08%) Windows Server
5 11 (9.24%) Windows XP
6 9 (7.56%) Unix
7 7 (5.88%) Windows 8
8 5 (4.20%) Apple iOS
8 5 (4.20%) Linux
9 4 (3.36%) Mac OS
9 4 (3.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (3.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.52%) Android
10 3 (2.52%) Solaris
10 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.68%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.53%) ITIL
2 20 (16.81%) Migration
3 14 (11.76%) Change Management
4 13 (10.92%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (10.08%) Service Management
6 10 (8.40%) Computer Science
6 10 (8.40%) Problem Management
7 9 (7.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (7.56%) Incident Management
7 9 (7.56%) Infrastructure Management
8 8 (6.72%) Identity Management
9 7 (5.88%) Project Management
9 7 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (5.04%) Decision-Making
10 6 (5.04%) Time Management
10 6 (5.04%) Trend Analysis
10 6 (5.04%) Validation
11 5 (4.20%) ITIL V3
11 5 (4.20%) Network Virtualisation
11 5 (4.20%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.40%) Java
2 8 (6.72%) PowerShell
2 8 (6.72%) SQL
3 5 (4.20%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.36%) LotusScript
4 4 (3.36%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.68%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.84%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.84%) C
6 1 (0.84%) C#
6 1 (0.84%) Formula Language
6 1 (0.84%) Perl
6 1 (0.84%) VB
6 1 (0.84%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (10.92%) Degree
2 9 (7.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (6.72%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (6.72%) MCP
4 6 (5.04%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (5.04%) MCSE
5 5 (4.20%) MCSA
6 4 (3.36%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (3.36%) MCSM
7 3 (2.52%) A+ Certification
7 3 (2.52%) CAPM
7 3 (2.52%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (2.52%) PMI Certification
7 3 (2.52%) PMP
7 3 (2.52%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.52%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.68%) AWS Certification
8 2 (1.68%) CCNA
9 1 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.84%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.72%) SLA
2 3 (2.52%) GDPR
2 3 (2.52%) QA
3 2 (1.68%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 53 (44.54%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.56%) vSphere
3 6 (5.04%) Virtual Desktop
3 6 (5.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.20%) VMware NSX
5 3 (2.52%) NFS
6 2 (1.68%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.68%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.84%) Xen
7 1 (0.84%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.84%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (7.56%) SCCM
2 7 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (5.04%) NetBackup
4 5 (4.20%) vMotion
4 5 (4.20%) vRealize
5 3 (2.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.68%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.68%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.84%) DameWare
7 1 (0.84%) SCOM
7 1 (0.84%) SCSM
Vendors
1 38 (31.93%) Microsoft
2 19 (15.97%) Citrix
3 16 (13.45%) VMware
4 14 (11.76%) Cisco
5 12 (10.08%) Oracle
6 10 (8.40%) HP
6 10 (8.40%) IBM
7 5 (4.20%) Bloomberg
7 5 (4.20%) Cognos
7 5 (4.20%) Xerox
8 4 (3.36%) Fidessa
8 4 (3.36%) McAfee
9 3 (2.52%) Adobe
9 3 (2.52%) SAP
10 2 (1.68%) Apple
10 2 (1.68%) Avaya
10 2 (1.68%) iManage
10 2 (1.68%) Mitel
10 2 (1.68%) Trend Micro
11 1 (0.84%) IFS