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 22 May 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
22 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 528 491 449
Rank change year-on-year -37 -42  
Contract jobs citing Lotus 68 155 203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.29% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.65% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 83 84
Median daily rate £148 £270 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.37% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £127 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £460 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £143 £250 £300
% change year-on-year -43.00% -16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 29
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.47% -4.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.70 £11.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.13 £19.45 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -13.79% -3.33%  

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 19572 23853 25068
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.73% 44.57% 44.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11894 14647 14424
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £551 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £368
% change year-on-year +3.89% +4.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 643 802 1148
Median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +8.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.73 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £41.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11%  

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 63 £150 -40.00% 11
London +1 26 £183 -47.85% 1
North West +29 9 £150 -65.71% 1
South East +6 8 £201 +34.16% 2
City of London -5 8 £215 -30.36%
Hampshire +25 7 £78 +6.89%
Yorkshire +19 7 £400 -11.11%
Manchester +13 6 £338 -22.85% 1
East Midlands -6 6 £125 +12.61%
West Yorkshire +24 5 £400 -20.00%
Scotland +32 4 £145 -42.00%
Derbyshire -8 4 £125 +12.61%
Derby -17 4 £125 +12.61%
Cheshire +32 3 £140 -
Leeds +22 3 - -
West Midlands +20 3 - - 2
East of England -1 3 £151 -57.00% 1
Southampton - 3 - -
Worcester - 3 - -
Worcestershire - 3 - -
Bedfordshire -4 2 £151 -
Northamptonshire - 2 - -
Stirling - 2 £143 -
Chester - 2 - -
Havant - 2 £325 -
Portsmouth - 2 £78 -
Wellingborough - 2 - -
Warrington +35 1 £140 -
Berkshire +16 1 £335 +36.73% 2
Peterborough +3 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 145 (94.16%) IBM Notes
2 88 (57.14%) Windows
3 79 (51.30%) Microsoft
4 77 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
5 51 (33.12%) Windows 7
6 47 (30.52%) Citrix
7 44 (28.57%) Active Directory
8 39 (25.32%) VPN
9 37 (24.03%) Blackberry
10 30 (19.48%) Windows XP
11 24 (15.58%) Migration
12 23 (14.94%) Office 365
13 21 (13.64%) Android
14 19 (12.34%) Windows Server
14 19 (12.34%) VMware
15 18 (11.69%) Banking
15 18 (11.69%) Finance
15 18 (11.69%) Bloomberg
15 18 (11.69%) Cisco
16 16 (10.39%) Reuters
16 16 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (10.39%) Mac OS
17 15 (9.74%) ITIL
18 14 (9.09%) IBM Domino
18 14 (9.09%) MS Exchange
18 14 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
19 13 (8.44%) SharePoint
19 13 (8.44%) Windows 8
20 12 (7.79%) Apple iOS
20 12 (7.79%) BYOD

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
1 145 (94.16%) IBM Notes
2 14 (9.09%) IBM Domino
2 14 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 13 (8.44%) SharePoint
4 11 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (5.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (5.84%) Skype for Business
6 7 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (2.60%) CMS
8 4 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.95%) CoreMedia CMS
9 3 (1.95%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.65%) IIS
10 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.65%) QuickPlace
10 1 (0.65%) Umbraco
Applications
1 77 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (6.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (7.14%) Eikon
2 1 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 23 (14.94%) Office 365
2 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.30%) G Suite
3 2 (1.30%) SaaS
4 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.65%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.65%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 39 (25.32%) VPN
2 14 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
3 10 (6.49%) LAN
4 7 (4.55%) DHCP
4 7 (4.55%) DNS
4 7 (4.55%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.90%) Skype
5 6 (3.90%) WAN
6 4 (2.60%) SMTP
6 4 (2.60%) Unified Communications
7 3 (1.95%) Internet
8 2 (1.30%) Network Security
8 2 (1.30%) SAN
8 2 (1.30%) VoIP
9 1 (0.65%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.65%) Firewall
9 1 (0.65%) FTP
9 1 (0.65%) Telnet
9 1 (0.65%) Wireless
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%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.65%) NetBeans
General
1 18 (11.69%) Banking
1 18 (11.69%) Finance
2 11 (7.14%) Retail
2 11 (7.14%) Retail Banking
3 4 (2.60%) Front Office
3 4 (2.60%) Marketing
4 3 (1.95%) Legal
5 2 (1.30%) Billing
5 2 (1.30%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.30%) Publishing
6 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (33.77%) Analyst
2 26 (16.88%) Desktop Support
3 24 (15.58%) Support Engineer
4 23 (14.94%) Support Analyst
5 19 (12.34%) 2nd Line Support
6 16 (10.39%) 1st Line Support
6 16 (10.39%) Service Analyst
6 16 (10.39%) Service Desk Analyst
7 13 (8.44%) Desktop Engineer
8 12 (7.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 12 (7.79%) Service Desk Support
9 11 (7.14%) IT Support
10 10 (6.49%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 10 (6.49%) 3rd Line Support
10 10 (6.49%) Help Desk Analyst
11 9 (5.84%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 9 (5.84%) IT Analyst
12 8 (5.19%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
12 8 (5.19%) Architect
13 7 (4.55%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.60%) Web Services
1 4 (2.60%) XML
2 3 (1.95%) Hibernate
2 3 (1.95%) J2SE
2 3 (1.95%) Java EE
2 3 (1.95%) Java SE
2 3 (1.95%) JAX-RS
2 3 (1.95%) JAX-WS
2 3 (1.95%) JSP
2 3 (1.95%) JSTL
2 3 (1.95%) REST
2 3 (1.95%) Servlets
2 3 (1.95%) SOAP
2 3 (1.95%) Spring
2 3 (1.95%) XSD
2 3 (1.95%) XSL
2 3 (1.95%) XSLT
3 2 (1.30%) .NET
3 2 (1.30%) HTML
3 2 (1.30%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 37 (24.03%) Blackberry
2 16 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.79%) BYOD
4 6 (3.90%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.90%) Mainframe
5 5 (3.25%) Client/Server
5 5 (3.25%) iPad
5 5 (3.25%) iPhone
6 3 (1.95%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.95%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.95%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.95%) Replication
6 3 (1.95%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.95%) User Experience
7 2 (1.30%) AS400
7 2 (1.30%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.30%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.30%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.30%) Social Media
7 2 (1.30%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 88 (57.14%) Windows
2 51 (33.12%) Windows 7
3 30 (19.48%) Windows XP
4 21 (13.64%) Android
5 19 (12.34%) Windows Server
6 16 (10.39%) Mac OS
7 13 (8.44%) Windows 8
8 12 (7.79%) Apple iOS
8 12 (7.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (6.49%) Windows 10
9 10 (6.49%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (5.84%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (1.95%) Linux
12 2 (1.30%) OS/390
12 2 (1.30%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.30%) Unix
12 2 (1.30%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.65%) CentOS
13 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.65%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (15.58%) Migration
2 15 (9.74%) ITIL
3 11 (7.14%) Change Management
3 11 (7.14%) Service Management
4 9 (5.84%) Problem Management
5 8 (5.19%) Incident Management
5 8 (5.19%) Infrastructure Management
6 7 (4.55%) Asset Management
7 6 (3.90%) Coaching
7 6 (3.90%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (3.25%) ERP
8 5 (3.25%) Time Management
9 4 (2.60%) CRM
9 4 (2.60%) Mentoring
9 4 (2.60%) Software Deployment
9 4 (2.60%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (1.95%) Change Control
10 3 (1.95%) Patch Management
10 3 (1.95%) System Integration Testing
10 3 (1.95%) Website Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.49%) PowerShell
2 7 (4.55%) Java
2 7 (4.55%) SQL
3 6 (3.90%) VBScript
4 2 (1.30%) LotusScript
4 2 (1.30%) Python
5 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.65%) C
5 1 (0.65%) Formula Language
5 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (5.19%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.25%) Degree
5 3 (1.95%) MCP
5 3 (1.95%) MCSE
6 1 (0.65%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.65%) ACDT
6 1 (0.65%) ACHDS
6 1 (0.65%) ACTC
6 1 (0.65%) CCNA
6 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.65%) MCDST
6 1 (0.65%) MCSA
6 1 (0.65%) MCSM
6 1 (0.65%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.65%) PgMP
6 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
6 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 44 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (3.90%) XenDesktop
5 5 (3.25%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (2.60%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (2.60%) vSphere
7 3 (1.95%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.30%) XenApp
9 1 (0.65%) Docker
9 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.65%) vCloud
9 1 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (1.95%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (1.95%) SCCM
3 2 (1.30%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.30%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.30%) Tivoli NetView
3 2 (1.30%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.65%) Ansible
4 1 (0.65%) CFEngine
4 1 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.65%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.65%) Puppet
4 1 (0.65%) SCOM
4 1 (0.65%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.65%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.65%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.65%) vRealize
Vendors
1 79 (51.30%) Microsoft
2 47 (30.52%) Citrix
3 19 (12.34%) VMware
4 18 (11.69%) Bloomberg
4 18 (11.69%) Cisco
5 16 (10.39%) Reuters
6 12 (7.79%) HP
7 11 (7.14%) Dell
8 10 (6.49%) SAP
9 9 (5.84%) Oracle
10 7 (4.55%) Apple
10 7 (4.55%) IBM
10 7 (4.55%) Remedy
11 6 (3.90%) Adobe
12 5 (3.25%) MuleSoft
13 4 (2.60%) Symantec
14 3 (1.95%) EMC
14 3 (1.95%) Interwoven
14 3 (1.95%) Percussion
14 3 (1.95%) Vignette
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