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 3 months to 24 April 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
UK
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 512 516 424
Rank change year-on-year +4 -92  
Contract jobs citing Lotus 83 141 229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.25% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 0.41% 0.57% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 75 90
Median daily rate £150 £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £116 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £148 £230 £300
% change year-on-year -35.86% -23.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 31
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +20.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £10.90 £10.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £19.15 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 £15.00 £12.21
% change year-on-year -23.33% +22.85%  

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.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20349 24693 25672
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.95% 44.18% 45.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12498 15158 14588
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 701 814 1111
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +5.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.99 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £44.52 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.47% +8.57%  

Lotus
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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
Top 30 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 3 months to 24 April 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
England +19 76 £148 -32.18% 4
London +43 26 £300 -14.28% 1
North West +38 14 £145 -61.33% 1
South East +10 13 £125 -16.66% 1
Hampshire +17 9 £105 +40.93%
Manchester +17 8 £338 -10.00%
East of England -6 8 £188 +10.29%
East Midlands -11 6 £125 +13.12%
Scotland +28 5 £273 +0.92% 1
City of London +9 5 £100 -54.54% 1
Hertfordshire +4 5 £200 -42.85%
Cheshire +32 4 £140 -
Yorkshire +28 4 £400 +23.07%
Derbyshire -11 4 £125 +13.63%
Derby -11 4 £125 +13.63%
Southampton - 4 £133 -
Bristol +6 3 £413 - 1
South West -10 3 £413 +65.00% 1
Havant - 3 £325 -
Hayes - 3 £450 -
Warrington +38 2 £140 -
West Yorkshire +17 2 £400 -5.88%
Berkshire +13 2 - -
North Yorkshire +11 2 - -
Bedfordshire -2 2 £151 +20.40%
Glasgow -2 2 £400 +60.00%
Chester - 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £300 -
Lancaster - 2 - -
Portsmouth - 2 £78 -

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 with a requirement for Lotus.

1 147 (95.45%) IBM Notes
2 87 (56.49%) Windows
3 75 (48.70%) Microsoft Office
4 71 (46.10%) Microsoft
5 54 (35.06%) Windows 7
6 50 (32.47%) Active Directory
7 45 (29.22%) Citrix
8 36 (23.38%) Blackberry
9 33 (21.43%) VPN
10 32 (20.78%) Windows XP
11 23 (14.94%) Migration
12 21 (13.64%) Office 365
13 20 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (12.99%) Windows Server
14 18 (11.69%) Finance
14 18 (11.69%) ITIL
14 18 (11.69%) VMware
14 18 (11.69%) Android
15 17 (11.04%) Bloomberg
16 16 (10.39%) Cisco
16 16 (10.39%) Banking
17 14 (9.09%) SharePoint
17 14 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
17 14 (9.09%) Reuters
17 14 (9.09%) Service Management
17 14 (9.09%) Windows 8
18 13 (8.44%) Change Management
18 13 (8.44%) IBM Domino
18 13 (8.44%) Mac OS
19 11 (7.14%) Retail

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
1 147 (95.45%) IBM Notes
2 14 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 13 (8.44%) IBM Domino
4 11 (7.14%) MS Exchange
5 10 (6.49%) Skype for Business
6 9 (5.84%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (3.25%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.30%) CMS
11 1 (0.65%) CoreMedia CMS
11 1 (0.65%) QuickPlace
11 1 (0.65%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 75 (48.70%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (6.49%) Eikon
2 1 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 21 (13.64%) Office 365
2 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.30%) G Suite
3 2 (1.30%) SaaS
4 1 (0.65%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.65%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 33 (21.43%) VPN
2 10 (6.49%) Cisco IOS
2 10 (6.49%) LAN
3 9 (5.84%) DHCP
4 8 (5.19%) DNS
5 7 (4.55%) Skype
5 7 (4.55%) TCP/IP
6 6 (3.90%) WAN
7 4 (2.60%) Unified Communications
8 3 (1.95%) Internet
8 3 (1.95%) SMTP
9 2 (1.30%) Firewall
9 2 (1.30%) SAN
9 2 (1.30%) VoIP
10 1 (0.65%) FTP
10 1 (0.65%) Telnet
10 1 (0.65%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.95%) DataStage
2 2 (1.30%) GIS
2 2 (1.30%) SAP BW
2 2 (1.30%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.65%) DB2
3 1 (0.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.65%) NetBeans
General
1 18 (11.69%) Finance
2 16 (10.39%) Banking
3 11 (7.14%) Retail
3 11 (7.14%) Retail Banking
4 3 (1.95%) Legal
4 3 (1.95%) Marketing
5 2 (1.30%) Billing
5 2 (1.30%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 55 (35.71%) Analyst
2 28 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 23 (14.94%) Service Analyst
3 23 (14.94%) Service Desk Analyst
4 22 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 22 (14.29%) Desktop Support
5 20 (12.99%) Support Analyst
6 15 (9.74%) Desktop Engineer
7 14 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 13 (8.44%) Service Desk Support
9 12 (7.79%) 1st Line Support
9 12 (7.79%) IT Support
10 10 (6.49%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
10 10 (6.49%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 10 (6.49%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 9 (5.84%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
11 9 (5.84%) IT Analyst
12 8 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support
12 8 (5.19%) Help Desk Analyst
12 8 (5.19%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.95%) Java SE
2 2 (1.30%) .NET
2 2 (1.30%) HTML
2 2 (1.30%) SAP Smart Forms
2 2 (1.30%) XML
3 1 (0.65%) ADO
3 1 (0.65%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.65%) J2SE
3 1 (0.65%) Java EE
3 1 (0.65%) JSP
3 1 (0.65%) JSTL
3 1 (0.65%) ODBC
3 1 (0.65%) Servlets
3 1 (0.65%) SOAP
3 1 (0.65%) Spring
3 1 (0.65%) Web Services
3 1 (0.65%) XMPP
3 1 (0.65%) XSD
3 1 (0.65%) XSL
3 1 (0.65%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 36 (23.38%) Blackberry
2 20 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.19%) BYOD
4 7 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 7 (4.55%) iPad
4 7 (4.55%) iPhone
5 5 (3.25%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.60%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.95%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.30%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.30%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.30%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.30%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.30%) Replication
8 2 (1.30%) Taxonomies
8 2 (1.30%) User Experience
9 1 (0.65%) CMDB
9 1 (0.65%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.65%) iSeries
9 1 (0.65%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 87 (56.49%) Windows
2 54 (35.06%) Windows 7
3 32 (20.78%) Windows XP
4 20 (12.99%) Windows Server
5 18 (11.69%) Android
6 14 (9.09%) Windows 8
6 14 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (8.44%) Mac OS
8 11 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (6.49%) Apple iOS
9 10 (6.49%) Windows 10
10 8 (5.19%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.30%) Linux
11 2 (1.30%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.30%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (14.94%) Migration
2 18 (11.69%) ITIL
3 14 (9.09%) Service Management
4 13 (8.44%) Change Management
5 11 (7.14%) Problem Management
6 10 (6.49%) Incident Management
7 6 (3.90%) Coaching
7 6 (3.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (3.90%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (3.25%) ERP
9 4 (2.60%) CRM
9 4 (2.60%) Mentoring
9 4 (2.60%) Software Deployment
9 4 (2.60%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (2.60%) Time Management
10 3 (1.95%) Change Control
10 3 (1.95%) Proactive Monitoring
10 3 (1.95%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (1.95%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
10 3 (1.95%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.19%) PowerShell
2 6 (3.90%) SQL
3 5 (3.25%) VBScript
4 4 (2.60%) Java
5 2 (1.30%) C
5 2 (1.30%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.30%) LotusScript
6 1 (0.65%) Formula Language
6 1 (0.65%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (5.19%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.25%) Degree
3 5 (3.25%) MCP
4 2 (1.30%) MCSE
5 1 (0.65%) CCNA
5 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.65%) MCSA
5 1 (0.65%) PgMP
5 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.95%) PMO
2 2 (1.30%) SLA
3 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 50 (32.47%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.25%) XenDesktop
4 4 (2.60%) VMware ESX
4 4 (2.60%) vSphere
5 3 (1.95%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (1.95%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (1.95%) XenApp
6 2 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (5.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (1.95%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (1.95%) SCCM
3 2 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.30%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.65%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.65%) DameWare
4 1 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.65%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 71 (46.10%) Microsoft
2 45 (29.22%) Citrix
3 18 (11.69%) VMware
4 17 (11.04%) Bloomberg
5 16 (10.39%) Cisco
6 14 (9.09%) Reuters
7 10 (6.49%) SAP
8 9 (5.84%) Dell
8 9 (5.84%) HP
9 8 (5.19%) Remedy
10 6 (3.90%) Apple
10 6 (3.90%) Oracle
11 5 (3.25%) MuleSoft
12 4 (2.60%) Adobe
12 4 (2.60%) Symantec
13 3 (1.95%) ServiceNow
14 2 (1.30%) Acronis
14 2 (1.30%) EMC
14 2 (1.30%) IBM
14 2 (1.30%) Intel Security
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