Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 756 727 617
Rank change year-on-year -29 -110 -40
Contract jobs citing Lotus 129 154 290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.36% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 79 165
UK median daily rate £200 £215 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.98% -20.37% -16.92%
10th Percentile £126 £129 £122
90th Percentile £443 £483 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £235 £281 £260
% change year-on-year -16.44% +8.17% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 14 26
UK median hourly rate £17.10 £13.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -25.00% +50.00%
10th Percentile £11.03 £10.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.25 £24.10 £28.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -30.56% +50.00%

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 43,028 42,681 47,996
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.04% 42.96% 45.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,633 26,376 29,360
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £250 £242 £240
90th Percentile £625 £619 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,645 1,386 1,712
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £17.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.43% +2.34% -2.29%
10th Percentile £10.78 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.77 £45.22 £44.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.84 £16.50
% change year-on-year -1.99% +2.03% -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 20 October 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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -20 114 £200 +3.63% 14
UK excluding London -17 96 £235 -16.44% 10
North of England -13 39 £155 -43.64% 2
London -42 30 £184 +5.14% 4
North West +6 24 £138 +37.50%
Midlands -17 17 £375 +154.24% 4
East of England +19 14 £240 - 2
Yorkshire -27 14 £290 -44.76% 2
South East -9 13 £250 +11.11%
West Midlands -19 9 £160 -7.41% 4
Scotland -22 9 £400 +6.67%
East Midlands +9 8 £413 +230.00%
Wales -27 3 £180 +71.43%
North East +3 1 - -
South West -26 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 123 (95.35%) IBM Notes
2 57 (44.19%) Windows
3 42 (32.56%) Active Directory
4 39 (30.23%) Microsoft
5 27 (20.93%) SharePoint
5 27 (20.93%) IBM Domino
5 27 (20.93%) Microsoft Office
5 27 (20.93%) Office 365
6 25 (19.38%) ITIL
6 25 (19.38%) Migration
7 20 (15.50%) Oracle
7 20 (15.50%) Windows 7
7 20 (15.50%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (14.73%) Windows Server
8 19 (14.73%) MS Exchange
8 19 (14.73%) Citrix
9 17 (13.18%) WAN
9 17 (13.18%) Java
9 17 (13.18%) VMware
10 16 (12.40%) SQL
11 15 (11.63%) LAN
12 14 (10.85%) Finance
12 14 (10.85%) Manufacturing
12 14 (10.85%) Degree
12 14 (10.85%) Problem-Solving
12 14 (10.85%) Windows 10
13 13 (10.08%) Computer Science
14 12 (9.30%) Change Management
14 12 (9.30%) Cisco
14 12 (9.30%) IBM

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
1 123 (95.35%) IBM Notes
2 27 (20.93%) IBM Domino
2 27 (20.93%) SharePoint
3 19 (14.73%) MS Exchange
4 7 (5.43%) Skype for Business
5 6 (4.65%) Quickr
5 6 (4.65%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.33%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.55%) FileNet
8 2 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.78%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 27 (20.93%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (5.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (3.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.33%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 27 (20.93%) Office 365
2 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.55%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.18%) WAN
2 15 (11.63%) LAN
3 11 (8.53%) Skype
3 11 (8.53%) TCP/IP
4 8 (6.20%) VPN
5 7 (5.43%) DNS
6 6 (4.65%) DHCP
7 5 (3.88%) Ethernet
7 5 (3.88%) Internet
7 5 (3.88%) VoIP
8 4 (3.10%) Wireless
9 3 (2.33%) IMAP
9 3 (2.33%) iSCSI
9 3 (2.33%) NAS
9 3 (2.33%) Network Security
9 3 (2.33%) SAN
9 3 (2.33%) SMTP
9 3 (2.33%) WLAN
10 2 (1.55%) SSL
10 2 (1.55%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.65%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (3.10%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.55%) MS Access
5 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
General
1 14 (10.85%) Finance
1 14 (10.85%) Manufacturing
2 5 (3.88%) Retail
3 4 (3.10%) Banking
3 4 (3.10%) Cantonese Language
3 4 (3.10%) Mandarin Language
4 2 (1.55%) Automotive
5 1 (0.78%) Marketing
5 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.78%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 35 (27.13%) Analyst
2 16 (12.40%) Desktop Support
2 16 (12.40%) Support Engineer
3 15 (11.63%) Developer
4 14 (10.85%) Service Analyst
5 11 (8.53%) Service Desk Analyst
5 11 (8.53%) Support Analyst
6 10 (7.75%) Lotus Notes Support
7 9 (6.98%) Administrator
7 9 (6.98%) Lotus Notes Developer
8 8 (6.20%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (6.20%) Desktop Engineer
9 7 (5.43%) Business Analyst
9 7 (5.43%) Lotus Notes Engineer
10 6 (4.65%) 1st Line Support
10 6 (4.65%) IT Engineer
11 5 (3.88%) Domino Developer
11 5 (3.88%) IT Support Engineer
11 5 (3.88%) Migration Engineer
11 5 (3.88%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.43%) Web Services
2 6 (4.65%) .NET
2 6 (4.65%) HTML
3 5 (3.88%) jQuery
3 5 (3.88%) XML
4 4 (3.10%) CSS
4 4 (3.10%) XPages
5 3 (2.33%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.55%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.55%) REST
6 2 (1.55%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (1.55%) Spring
7 1 (0.78%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.78%) Velocity
7 1 (0.78%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.50%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.08%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.98%) Blackberry
4 6 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.65%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.88%) Fat Client
5 5 (3.88%) Thin Client
6 4 (3.10%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.33%) CMDB
7 3 (2.33%) PMI
8 2 (1.55%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.55%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.55%) iPhone
8 2 (1.55%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.78%) iSeries
9 1 (0.78%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 57 (44.19%) Windows
2 20 (15.50%) Windows 7
3 19 (14.73%) Windows Server
4 14 (10.85%) Windows 10
5 12 (9.30%) Unix
6 9 (6.98%) Linux
7 8 (6.20%) Windows XP
8 5 (3.88%) Apple iOS
8 5 (3.88%) Windows 8
8 5 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (3.10%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.33%) Solaris
10 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.55%) AIX
11 2 (1.55%) Android
11 2 (1.55%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.55%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (19.38%) ITIL
1 25 (19.38%) Migration
2 14 (10.85%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (9.30%) Change Management
4 11 (8.53%) Service Management
5 10 (7.75%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (6.98%) Identity Management
6 9 (6.98%) Project Management
6 9 (6.98%) Validation
7 8 (6.20%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (6.20%) Problem Management
7 8 (6.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (5.43%) Infrastructure Management
9 6 (4.65%) High Availability
9 6 (4.65%) Incident Management
10 5 (3.88%) Creative Thinking
10 5 (3.88%) ITIL V3
10 5 (3.88%) Network Virtualisation
10 5 (3.88%) PRINCE2
10 5 (3.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.18%) Java
2 16 (12.40%) SQL
3 11 (8.53%) PowerShell
4 10 (7.75%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.20%) Shell Script
6 6 (4.65%) LotusScript
7 5 (3.88%) C#
7 5 (3.88%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.10%) C
9 2 (1.55%) C++
9 2 (1.55%) Python
9 2 (1.55%) Ruby
10 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.78%) Perl
10 1 (0.78%) VB
10 1 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (10.85%) Degree
2 9 (6.98%) Computer Science Degree
2 9 (6.98%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (6.20%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.20%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.65%) MCSE
5 5 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.88%) MCP
5 5 (3.88%) MCSA
6 4 (3.10%) MCSM
7 3 (2.33%) A+ Certification
7 3 (2.33%) CAPM
7 3 (2.33%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (2.33%) PMI Certification
7 3 (2.33%) PMP
8 2 (1.55%) AWS Certification
8 2 (1.55%) CCNA
8 2 (1.55%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.78%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.88%) SLA
2 4 (3.10%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 3 (2.33%) GDPR
3 3 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 42 (32.56%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.98%) vSphere
3 7 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.88%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (3.88%) VMware NSX
5 3 (2.33%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.33%) NFS
5 3 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.55%) Xen
7 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.78%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (7.75%) SCCM
2 6 (4.65%) NetBackup
3 5 (3.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (3.88%) vMotion
3 5 (3.88%) vRealize
4 4 (3.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (2.33%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.55%) SCSM
7 1 (0.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (30.23%) Microsoft
2 20 (15.50%) Oracle
3 19 (14.73%) Citrix
4 17 (13.18%) VMware
5 12 (9.30%) Cisco
5 12 (9.30%) IBM
6 7 (5.43%) Cognos
6 7 (5.43%) HP
7 5 (3.88%) Xerox
8 3 (2.33%) Adobe
8 3 (2.33%) McAfee
8 3 (2.33%) Trend Micro
9 2 (1.55%) Apple
9 2 (1.55%) Avaya
9 2 (1.55%) Mitel
10 1 (0.78%) CommVault
10 1 (0.78%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.78%) SAP
10 1 (0.78%) Sybase
10 1 (0.78%) Veritas