Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 763 753 681
Rank change year-on-year -10 -72 -85
Contract jobs citing Lotus 83 128 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.087% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.31% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 66 73
UK median daily rate £225 £258 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.62% +71.67% -21.05%
10th Percentile £114 £125 £102
90th Percentile £425 £438 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £275 £148
% change year-on-year - +86.44% -24.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 25
UK median hourly rate £13.13 £20.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.38% +42.86% -22.22%
10th Percentile £10.91 £12.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £16.04 £24.50 £18.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.13 £12.75 £11.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% +10.87% -30.30%

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 40,354 41,863 40,627
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.44% 41.42% 44.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,085 26,088 24,964
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.29%
10th Percentile £263 £249 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,401 1,442 1,459
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £17.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.86% +1.16% -8.95%
10th Percentile £10.92 £10.75 £10.34
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £47.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.07 £15.86 £16.28
% change year-on-year +7.65% -2.58% -9.56%

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 24 April 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
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 24 April 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 -3 67 £200 -27.27% 6
UK excluding London -24 55 £275 - 5
London +16 27 £200 -13.04% 1
South East +3 12 £305 +68.04% 3
North of England +8 11 £160 -50.77%
North West +11 9 £160 -44.35%
Midlands +5 9 £275 +120.00% 2
Scotland 0 9 £388 +29.17%
East of England +15 8 £113 -
Wales -12 6 £375 +98.68%
West Midlands - 5 £275 - 1
East Midlands +9 4 £275 +120.00% 1
North East +6 1 £375 +36.36%
Yorkshire -10 1 £325 -10.34%

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 68 (81.93%) IBM Notes
2 52 (62.65%) Windows
3 38 (45.78%) Active Directory
4 32 (38.55%) Microsoft
5 31 (37.35%) Microsoft Office
5 31 (37.35%) Windows 10
6 29 (34.94%) Office 365
7 24 (28.92%) Windows 7
8 23 (27.71%) ITIL
9 20 (24.10%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (20.48%) IBM Domino
10 17 (20.48%) SLA
11 14 (16.87%) Problem Management
11 14 (16.87%) Windows Server
12 13 (15.66%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (15.66%) SharePoint
13 12 (14.46%) IBM
13 12 (14.46%) Blackberry
13 12 (14.46%) VMware
14 11 (13.25%) Finance
14 11 (13.25%) Migration
15 10 (12.05%) Telecoms
16 8 (9.64%) Cisco
16 8 (9.64%) MS Exchange
16 8 (9.64%) LAN
16 8 (9.64%) VoIP
16 8 (9.64%) Apple
16 8 (9.64%) iPhone
16 8 (9.64%) Banking
16 8 (9.64%) Incident Management

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 68 (81.93%) IBM Notes
2 17 (20.48%) IBM Domino
3 13 (15.66%) SharePoint
4 8 (9.64%) MS Exchange
5 4 (4.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (4.82%) IIS
5 4 (4.82%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.41%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (2.41%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.20%) Quickr
7 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 31 (37.35%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.20%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.20%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Relativity
2 1 (1.20%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.20%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 29 (34.94%) Office 365
2 7 (8.43%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.41%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (2.41%) IBM Blueworks
3 2 (2.41%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.64%) LAN
1 8 (9.64%) VoIP
2 7 (8.43%) DHCP
2 7 (8.43%) DNS
2 7 (8.43%) Internet
3 5 (6.02%) NAS
3 5 (6.02%) WAN
4 3 (3.61%) Skype
4 3 (3.61%) SMTP
5 2 (2.41%) Firewall
5 2 (2.41%) IMAP
5 2 (2.41%) Kerberos
5 2 (2.41%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.41%) Wireless
6 1 (1.20%) ATM
6 1 (1.20%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.20%) VPN
6 1 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.23%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.20%) Big Data
4 1 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Fiddler
2 1 (1.20%) Hudson
2 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (13.25%) Finance
2 10 (12.05%) Telecoms
3 8 (9.64%) Banking
4 4 (4.82%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.61%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.41%) Military
6 2 (2.41%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.20%) Back Office
7 1 (1.20%) Dutch Language
7 1 (1.20%) French Language
7 1 (1.20%) Local Government
7 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.20%) Private Banking
7 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (28.92%) Analyst
2 14 (16.87%) Service Analyst
2 14 (16.87%) Service Desk Analyst
3 13 (15.66%) Desktop Support
3 13 (15.66%) Support Engineer
4 10 (12.05%) Deskside Engineer
5 8 (9.64%) Deskside Support
5 8 (9.64%) Deskside Support Engineer
5 8 (9.64%) Support Analyst
6 7 (8.43%) Desktop Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 6 (7.23%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (6.02%) Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Field Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) Field Support Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) Technical Specialist
9 4 (4.82%) Administrator
9 4 (4.82%) Consultant
9 4 (4.82%) Domino Administrator
9 4 (4.82%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.02%) .NET
2 4 (4.82%) Middleware
3 2 (2.41%) SPNEGO
4 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.20%) CSS
4 1 (1.20%) HTML
4 1 (1.20%) REST
4 1 (1.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.10%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (14.46%) Blackberry
3 8 (9.64%) iPhone
4 6 (7.23%) Data Centre
5 5 (6.02%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (3.61%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.61%) CMDB
6 3 (3.61%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.41%) Clustering
7 2 (2.41%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.41%) e-Learning
7 2 (2.41%) Handset
8 1 (1.20%) iSeries
8 1 (1.20%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.20%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 52 (62.65%) Windows
2 31 (37.35%) Windows 10
3 24 (28.92%) Windows 7
4 14 (16.87%) Windows Server
5 6 (7.23%) Mac OS
5 6 (7.23%) Windows XP
6 5 (6.02%) Linux
6 5 (6.02%) Windows 8
6 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (4.82%) Android
8 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.71%) ITIL
2 14 (16.87%) Problem Management
3 13 (15.66%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (13.25%) Migration
5 8 (9.64%) Incident Management
6 7 (8.43%) Infrastructure Management
6 7 (8.43%) Service Management
7 6 (7.23%) Change Management
7 6 (7.23%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (7.23%) Trend Analysis
8 5 (6.02%) Application Packaging
8 5 (6.02%) Decision-Making
8 5 (6.02%) ERP
8 5 (6.02%) Network Management
8 5 (6.02%) Software Engineering
9 4 (4.82%) Analytics
9 4 (4.82%) E-Discovery
9 4 (4.82%) Vulnerability Management
10 3 (3.61%) Asset Management
10 3 (3.61%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.02%) SQL
2 4 (4.82%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.61%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.20%) C
4 1 (1.20%) Formula Language
4 1 (1.20%) Java
4 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.20%) LotusScript
4 1 (1.20%) VB
4 1 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (8.43%) MCP
2 6 (7.23%) Degree
2 6 (7.23%) SC Cleared
2 6 (7.23%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.41%) ISEB
4 2 (2.41%) MCITP
4 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 1 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (20.48%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (45.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.41%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.20%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (7.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (4.82%) WSUS
3 2 (2.41%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.20%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.20%) DameWare
4 1 (1.20%) PaperCut
4 1 (1.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (38.55%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.46%) IBM
2 12 (14.46%) VMware
3 8 (9.64%) Apple
3 8 (9.64%) Cisco
4 7 (8.43%) Citrix
4 7 (8.43%) HP
5 5 (6.02%) Bloomberg
5 5 (6.02%) Fidessa
6 4 (4.82%) AppDynamics
6 4 (4.82%) McAfee
6 4 (4.82%) NetApp
6 4 (4.82%) Splunk
7 3 (3.61%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.41%) Cognos
8 2 (2.41%) Google
8 2 (2.41%) Mitel
8 2 (2.41%) SAP
8 2 (2.41%) Symantec
8 2 (2.41%) TOWER Software