Period
to 19 August 2019

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 19 August 2019 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
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 747 773 728
Rank change year-on-year +26 -45 -90
Contract jobs citing Lotus 93 130 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.30% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 65 65
UK median daily rate £175 £205 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.63% -4.65% -21.82%
10th Percentile £102 £125 £123
90th Percentile £375 £433 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £200 £324
% change year-on-year -20.00% -38.27% +24.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 22 23
UK median hourly rate £12.50 £20.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.02% +64.00% -30.56%
10th Percentile £12.30 £12.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £42.55 £51.25 £21.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £22.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year -43.18% +91.30% -36.11%

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 38,603 42,720 42,168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.82% 41.79% 43.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,084 26,453 25,781
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.65% +4.24%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,441 1,574 1,395
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.43% +1.45% -1.43%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.01 £10.50
90th Percentile £51.00 £46.93 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -5.04%

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 19 August 2019.

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 19 August 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Lotus in the UK

Lotus
Top 13 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 19 August 2019. 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 +22 73 £175 -20.72% 18
UK excluding London +11 68 £160 -20.00% 17
London +25 25 £203 -6.47% 5
East of England +25 14 £114 -67.29% 3
Scotland +47 13 £350 +18.64% 1
North of England +11 12 £160 - 8
North West -1 12 £160 +7.56% 4
South East +26 10 £181 -19.44% 2
Midlands +29 9 £275 -26.67%
Wales +13 7 £350 +90.48% 3
East Midlands +24 5 £198 -47.33%
West Midlands +30 4 £275 -
South West -18 4 £105 -4.55%

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, 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 79 (84.95%) IBM Notes
2 62 (66.67%) Windows
3 44 (47.31%) Microsoft Office
4 42 (45.16%) Active Directory
5 36 (38.71%) Microsoft
6 34 (36.56%) Office 365
6 34 (36.56%) Windows 10
7 31 (33.33%) Windows 7
8 28 (30.11%) ITIL
9 21 (22.58%) SLA
10 20 (21.51%) Internet
10 20 (21.51%) IBM Domino
10 20 (21.51%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (19.35%) Windows Server
12 17 (18.28%) Blackberry
13 16 (17.20%) Amazon AWS
13 16 (17.20%) Problem Management
14 14 (15.05%) Incident Management
14 14 (15.05%) IBM
15 13 (13.98%) MS Exchange
15 13 (13.98%) Self-Motivation
15 13 (13.98%) Problem-Solving
16 12 (12.90%) Windows XP
16 12 (12.90%) Apple
16 12 (12.90%) Finance
16 12 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
17 11 (11.83%) Service Management
18 10 (10.75%) VMware
18 10 (10.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 10 (10.75%) DNS

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 79 (84.95%) IBM Notes
2 20 (21.51%) IBM Domino
3 13 (13.98%) MS Exchange
4 10 (10.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (8.60%) SharePoint
6 7 (7.53%) Skype for Business
7 4 (4.30%) IIS
8 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (2.15%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (1.08%) Quickr
Applications
1 44 (47.31%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.38%) Acrobat
3 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (2.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (2.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Relativity
2 3 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.08%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 34 (36.56%) Office 365
2 16 (17.20%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 20 (21.51%) Internet
2 10 (10.75%) DHCP
2 10 (10.75%) DNS
3 8 (8.60%) SMTP
4 7 (7.53%) VPN
5 6 (6.45%) Skype
5 6 (6.45%) TCP/IP
5 6 (6.45%) VoIP
6 4 (4.30%) IP Telephony
6 4 (4.30%) LAN
6 4 (4.30%) Wireless
7 3 (3.23%) NAS
7 3 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (3.23%) WebEx
8 1 (1.08%) ATM
8 1 (1.08%) PBX
8 1 (1.08%) SMS
8 1 (1.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.08%) Big Data
3 1 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Fiddler
2 1 (1.08%) Hudson
General
1 12 (12.90%) Finance
2 6 (6.45%) Banking
2 6 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.30%) Public Sector
4 3 (3.23%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.15%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.08%) Local Government
6 1 (1.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (25.81%) Analyst
2 22 (23.66%) Desktop Support
3 17 (18.28%) Support Engineer
4 16 (17.20%) Service Analyst
4 16 (17.20%) Service Desk Analyst
5 14 (15.05%) Deskside Engineer
6 11 (11.83%) Deskside Support
6 11 (11.83%) Deskside Support Engineer
6 11 (11.83%) Desktop Engineer
6 11 (11.83%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 10 (10.75%) Administrator
8 9 (9.68%) Support Analyst
9 8 (8.60%) Field Engineer
9 8 (8.60%) Field Support Engineer
10 7 (7.53%) Domino Administrator
10 7 (7.53%) Messaging Administrator
11 6 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (6.45%) Technical Specialist
12 5 (5.38%) 2nd Line Support
12 5 (5.38%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.30%) .NET
1 4 (4.30%) Middleware
2 2 (2.15%) CSS
2 2 (2.15%) HTML
3 1 (1.08%) Spring
3 1 (1.08%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.51%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (18.28%) Blackberry
3 13 (13.98%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (9.68%) iPhone
5 6 (6.45%) Driving Licence
6 4 (4.30%) Data Centre
7 3 (3.23%) Client/Server
7 3 (3.23%) CMDB
7 3 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (2.15%) Digital Media
8 2 (2.15%) Handset
8 2 (2.15%) iPad
8 2 (2.15%) PDA
9 1 (1.08%) iSeries
9 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.08%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 62 (66.67%) Windows
2 34 (36.56%) Windows 10
3 31 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 18 (19.35%) Windows Server
5 12 (12.90%) Windows XP
6 8 (8.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (8.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (4.30%) Linux
7 4 (4.30%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.23%) Mac OS
8 3 (3.23%) Windows 2000
8 3 (3.23%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.15%) Android
9 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.11%) ITIL
2 16 (17.20%) Problem Management
3 14 (15.05%) Incident Management
4 13 (13.98%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (11.83%) Service Management
6 9 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (8.60%) Change Management
7 8 (8.60%) Network Management
7 8 (8.60%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (7.53%) Computer Science
8 7 (7.53%) Migration
8 7 (7.53%) Trend Analysis
9 6 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 6 (6.45%) Infrastructure Management
9 6 (6.45%) Service Delivery
10 5 (5.38%) Asset Management
10 5 (5.38%) ERP
10 5 (5.38%) Vulnerability Management
11 4 (4.30%) Analytics
11 4 (4.30%) E-Discovery
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.68%) PowerShell
2 7 (7.53%) Java
3 6 (6.45%) SQL
4 5 (5.38%) VB
4 5 (5.38%) VBScript
5 4 (4.30%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.15%) Formula Language
6 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.15%) LotusScript
7 1 (1.08%) C
7 1 (1.08%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 8 (8.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.53%) MCP
3 5 (5.38%) Degree
4 4 (4.30%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.23%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.15%) MCITP
6 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 1 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.08%) MCSE
7 1 (1.08%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (22.58%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (45.16%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.38%) vSphere
4 3 (3.23%) NDS
4 3 (3.23%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 3 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (3.23%) XenApp
5 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.08%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 9 (9.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (4.30%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (3.23%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (1.08%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.08%) PaperCut
4 1 (1.08%) vRealize
Vendors
1 36 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.05%) IBM
3 12 (12.90%) Apple
4 10 (10.75%) VMware
5 8 (8.60%) Citrix
5 8 (8.60%) Google
6 7 (7.53%) Adobe
6 7 (7.53%) HP
6 7 (7.53%) McAfee
7 5 (5.38%) Cisco
7 5 (5.38%) Symantec
8 4 (4.30%) AppDynamics
8 4 (4.30%) NetApp
8 4 (4.30%) ServiceNow
8 4 (4.30%) Splunk
9 3 (3.23%) Bloomberg
9 3 (3.23%) Bomgar
9 3 (3.23%) Fidessa
9 3 (3.23%) Novell
9 3 (3.23%) Peregrine