Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 748 696 605
Rank change year-on-year -52 -91 -148
Contract jobs citing Lotus 127 153 295
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.17% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.38% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 72 177
UK median daily rate £230 £150 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.33% -21.05% -30.91%
10th Percentile £125 £102 £108
90th Percentile £438 £455 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £148 £193
% change year-on-year +52.54% -23.38% -35.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 22
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -22.22% +38.46%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.50 £11.60
90th Percentile £38.13 £18.73 £25.64
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +13.04% -30.30% +37.50%

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 42,206 40,636 46,764
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.78% 44.57% 43.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,373 24,997 28,176
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
10th Percentile £245 £250 £235
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,445 1,460 1,688
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.89% +11.76%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.35 £10.08
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -3.45% -8.33% +9.09%

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 26 April 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 26 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 26 April 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 -97 92 £275 +83.33% 25
UK excluding London -29 87 £225 +52.54% 18
London -70 38 £225 +28.57% 8
North of England -16 23 £325 +132.14% 5
Scotland -21 17 £250 -35.90%
South East -33 17 £225 +74.76% 6
Wales +5 16 £184 -51.00% 1
North West -33 12 £288 +105.36% 1
Yorkshire -21 8 £363 -13.43% 2
East Midlands -6 7 £125 -
Midlands -7 7 £125 - 1
East of England -7 6 - - 2
North East +21 3 £275 +205.56% 2
South West -1 1 £110 -73.33% 3

For the 6 months to 26 April 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.

1 112 (88.19%) IBM Notes
2 67 (52.76%) Windows
3 42 (33.07%) Microsoft Office
4 35 (27.56%) Microsoft
5 30 (23.62%) SharePoint
6 28 (22.05%) Active Directory
7 25 (19.69%) VPN
7 25 (19.69%) IBM Domino
8 24 (18.90%) Migration
9 23 (18.11%) Windows Server
10 22 (17.32%) Security Cleared
11 21 (16.54%) SC Cleared
11 21 (16.54%) Citrix
12 20 (15.75%) MS Exchange
12 20 (15.75%) Microsoft Excel
13 19 (14.96%) Windows 7
14 18 (14.17%) Finance
15 17 (13.39%) IBM
15 17 (13.39%) Blackberry
16 16 (12.60%) VMware
16 16 (12.60%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (11.81%) HP
17 15 (11.81%) Linux
18 14 (11.02%) ITIL
18 14 (11.02%) Service Management
18 14 (11.02%) Document Management
19 13 (10.24%) Stakeholder Management
19 13 (10.24%) Office 365
20 12 (9.45%) Android
21 11 (8.66%) Windows Server 2008

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
1 112 (88.19%) IBM Notes
2 30 (23.62%) SharePoint
3 25 (19.69%) IBM Domino
4 20 (15.75%) MS Exchange
5 9 (7.09%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (6.30%) IIS
7 5 (3.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (2.36%) Apache
9 3 (2.36%) OpenStack
9 3 (2.36%) Skype for Business
9 3 (2.36%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.79%) FileNet
Applications
1 42 (33.07%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (15.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Concordance
1 2 (1.57%) Eikon
1 2 (1.57%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.24%) Office 365
2 9 (7.09%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (6.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.79%) G Suite
5 1 (0.79%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.79%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.79%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 25 (19.69%) VPN
2 10 (7.87%) DNS
3 8 (6.30%) Firewall
3 8 (6.30%) SAN
4 6 (4.72%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (4.72%) Internet
5 5 (3.94%) DHCP
5 5 (3.94%) LAN
6 4 (3.15%) Intranet
6 4 (3.15%) iSCSI
6 4 (3.15%) NAS
6 4 (3.15%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.36%) Skype
7 3 (2.36%) Telepresence
7 3 (2.36%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.57%) BIG-IP
8 2 (1.57%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (1.57%) Unified Communications
8 2 (1.57%) WAN
8 2 (1.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.36%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.57%) GIS
3 2 (1.57%) MS Access
3 2 (1.57%) MySQL
3 2 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.72%) MSI
2 3 (2.36%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.57%) ClearCase
3 2 (1.57%) ClearQuest
3 2 (1.57%) InstallShield
3 2 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.57%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.79%) JIRA
General
1 18 (14.17%) Finance
2 7 (5.51%) Banking
3 6 (4.72%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.36%) Law
5 2 (1.57%) Back Office
5 2 (1.57%) Legal
5 2 (1.57%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.57%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.79%) Military
6 1 (0.79%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (22.05%) Analyst
2 21 (16.54%) Desktop Support
3 20 (15.75%) Support Engineer
4 11 (8.66%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (7.87%) Floorwalker
5 10 (7.87%) Support Analyst
6 8 (6.30%) Deskside Support
6 8 (6.30%) Desktop Engineer
6 8 (6.30%) Developer
6 8 (6.30%) Project Manager
6 8 (6.30%) Service Analyst
7 7 (5.51%) Administrator
8 6 (4.72%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 6 (4.72%) IT Analyst
8 6 (4.72%) IT Support
8 6 (4.72%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (3.94%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 5 (3.94%) Business Analyst
10 4 (3.15%) Architect
10 4 (3.15%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.30%) Web Services
2 4 (3.15%) .NET
3 2 (1.57%) CSS
3 2 (1.57%) HTML
3 2 (1.57%) jQuery
3 2 (1.57%) WPF
3 2 (1.57%) XML
4 1 (0.79%) LAMP
4 1 (0.79%) PostGIS
4 1 (0.79%) Spring
4 1 (0.79%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.39%) Blackberry
2 16 (12.60%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.09%) iPhone
4 5 (3.94%) BYOD
4 5 (3.94%) iPad
5 4 (3.15%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.15%) Fat Client
5 4 (3.15%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.15%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.15%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.36%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (2.36%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.36%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.57%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.57%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.57%) Replication
7 2 (1.57%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.79%) Derivative
8 1 (0.79%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 67 (52.76%) Windows
2 23 (18.11%) Windows Server
3 19 (14.96%) Windows 7
4 15 (11.81%) Linux
5 12 (9.45%) Android
6 11 (8.66%) Apple iOS
6 11 (8.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (8.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (8.66%) Windows XP
7 9 (7.09%) Windows 10
7 9 (7.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (6.30%) Windows 8
9 7 (5.51%) Solaris
10 6 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (3.94%) Unix
12 3 (2.36%) AIX
12 3 (2.36%) CentOS
12 3 (2.36%) SUSE
13 2 (1.57%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.57%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (18.90%) Migration
2 14 (11.02%) Document Management
2 14 (11.02%) ITIL
2 14 (11.02%) Service Management
3 13 (10.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (7.09%) Asset Management
5 8 (6.30%) Change Management
5 8 (6.30%) Time Management
6 6 (4.72%) Incident Management
6 6 (4.72%) Problem Management
6 6 (4.72%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (3.94%) Data Migration
7 5 (3.94%) Information Architecture
7 5 (3.94%) ITSM
7 5 (3.94%) Workflow
8 4 (3.15%) Break/Fix
8 4 (3.15%) Data Protection
8 4 (3.15%) Open Source
8 4 (3.15%) Validation
9 3 (2.36%) Creative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.87%) PowerShell
2 9 (7.09%) SQL
3 6 (4.72%) Bash Shell
3 6 (4.72%) C
3 6 (4.72%) Java
3 6 (4.72%) VBScript
4 4 (3.15%) LotusScript
5 3 (2.36%) C#
5 3 (2.36%) Perl
5 3 (2.36%) Python
6 2 (1.57%) C++
6 2 (1.57%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.57%) XAML
7 1 (0.79%) ABAP
7 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (17.32%) Security Cleared
2 21 (16.54%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.36%) Degree
4 3 (2.36%) HNC
4 3 (2.36%) HND
5 1 (0.79%) MCSA
5 1 (0.79%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.94%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 28 (22.05%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.72%) Hyper-V
2 6 (4.72%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.72%) vSphere
3 5 (3.94%) XenDesktop
4 4 (3.15%) NFS
4 4 (3.15%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.36%) Docker
5 3 (2.36%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (2.36%) vCloud
6 2 (1.57%) iptables
7 1 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.79%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.79%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (6.30%) SCCM
2 7 (5.51%) SCOM
3 6 (4.72%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.36%) Ansible
4 3 (2.36%) CFEngine
4 3 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.36%) Puppet
4 3 (2.36%) SCOrch
4 3 (2.36%) SCVMM
4 3 (2.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (2.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (2.36%) Unicenter
4 3 (2.36%) vRealize
4 3 (2.36%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 2 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.57%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.79%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.79%) vMotion
Vendors
1 35 (27.56%) Microsoft
2 21 (16.54%) Citrix
3 17 (13.39%) IBM
4 16 (12.60%) VMware
5 15 (11.81%) HP
6 11 (8.66%) Cisco
7 10 (7.87%) Apple
8 9 (7.09%) Oracle
9 7 (5.51%) EMC
10 6 (4.72%) Bloomberg
10 6 (4.72%) Reuters
10 6 (4.72%) Symantec
11 5 (3.94%) Altiris
11 5 (3.94%) Dell
11 5 (3.94%) NetApp
11 5 (3.94%) Red Hat
12 4 (3.15%) Sophos
13 3 (2.36%) CA
13 3 (2.36%) Qualys
13 3 (2.36%) Veritas