Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 750 693 622
Rank change year-on-year -57 -71 -118
Contract jobs citing Lotus 141 165 298
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.17% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 0.39% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 74 162
UK median daily rate £217 £250 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.40% -9.09% -8.33%
10th Percentile £127 £116 £113
90th Percentile £428 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £281 £260
% change year-on-year -28.89% +8.17% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 27 26
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £12.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.00% -27.54% +31.23%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.50 £11.88
90th Percentile £51.25 £18.54 £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £11.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year +21.74% -33.33% +31.23%

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 43,568 42,081 49,102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.82% 43.86% 44.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,033 25,716 30,095
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £248
90th Percentile £625 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,612 1,433 1,631
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.11 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.28 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.35% -6.97% +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 21 July 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 21 July 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 21 July 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 -54 114 £230 +6.98% 16
UK excluding London -29 97 £200 -28.89% 14
London -54 43 £230 +6.98% 4
North of England -17 36 £253 -8.18% 4
North West +2 28 £160 +10.34% 1
Scotland -33 14 £325 -13.33% 2
South East -22 13 £213 -22.73%
Wales -5 12 £188 -
East of England 0 10 £325 +73.33% 1
Midlands -11 10 £250 +100.00% 6
East Midlands +6 9 £250 +100.00% 3
Yorkshire -29 7 £325 -18.75% 3
South West -2 2 £110 -73.33% 1
North East -5 1 - -
West Midlands -30 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 132 (93.62%) IBM Notes
2 67 (47.52%) Windows
3 37 (26.24%) SharePoint
4 36 (25.53%) IBM Domino
5 33 (23.40%) Microsoft Office
6 31 (21.99%) Microsoft
7 30 (21.28%) Migration
8 28 (19.86%) Windows Server
9 26 (18.44%) Security Cleared
10 25 (17.73%) SC Cleared
10 25 (17.73%) Active Directory
11 22 (15.60%) MS Exchange
11 22 (15.60%) Office 365
12 21 (14.89%) IBM
13 20 (14.18%) SQL
14 18 (12.77%) Oracle
14 18 (12.77%) Finance
15 17 (12.06%) Linux
16 15 (10.64%) Citrix
16 15 (10.64%) Java
16 15 (10.64%) ITIL
17 14 (9.93%) VPN
17 14 (9.93%) Windows 7
17 14 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
18 13 (9.22%) Problem-Solving
18 13 (9.22%) SharePoint 2013
18 13 (9.22%) Microsoft Excel
18 13 (9.22%) LAN
18 13 (9.22%) SQL Server
18 13 (9.22%) Stakeholder 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
1 132 (93.62%) IBM Notes
2 37 (26.24%) SharePoint
3 36 (25.53%) IBM Domino
4 22 (15.60%) MS Exchange
5 13 (9.22%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (4.96%) Skype for Business
7 5 (3.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (2.84%) Quickr
9 3 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (2.13%) IIS
10 2 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.42%) FileNet
10 2 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.71%) Apache
11 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.71%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
Applications
1 33 (23.40%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (9.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) Concordance
1 2 (1.42%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 22 (15.60%) Office 365
2 8 (5.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.71%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.93%) VPN
2 13 (9.22%) LAN
3 11 (7.80%) WAN
4 10 (7.09%) DNS
5 9 (6.38%) Skype
6 8 (5.67%) Firewall
7 7 (4.96%) DHCP
8 5 (3.55%) iSCSI
8 5 (3.55%) NAS
8 5 (3.55%) SAN
8 5 (3.55%) TCP/IP
9 3 (2.13%) Internet
9 3 (2.13%) Telepresence
9 3 (2.13%) VoIP
10 2 (1.42%) Ethernet
10 2 (1.42%) Intranet
10 2 (1.42%) Junos
10 2 (1.42%) Network Security
10 2 (1.42%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.42%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.96%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (2.84%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.13%) MS Access
5 2 (1.42%) GIS
5 2 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (4.26%) MSI
2 2 (1.42%) ClearCase
2 2 (1.42%) ClearQuest
2 2 (1.42%) InstallShield
2 2 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.42%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.71%) JIRA
General
1 18 (12.77%) Finance
2 11 (7.80%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.13%) Banking
3 3 (2.13%) Retail
3 3 (2.13%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.42%) Law
4 2 (1.42%) Legal
5 1 (0.71%) Back Office
5 1 (0.71%) Military
5 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (19.15%) Analyst
2 21 (14.89%) Developer
3 19 (13.48%) Support Engineer
4 16 (11.35%) Desktop Support
5 13 (9.22%) Support Analyst
6 12 (8.51%) Lotus Notes Developer
7 11 (7.80%) Administrator
8 10 (7.09%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (7.09%) Desktop Engineer
8 10 (7.09%) Service Analyst
9 9 (6.38%) Floorwalker
10 8 (5.67%) Project Manager
11 6 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 6 (4.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 6 (4.26%) Domino Administrator
11 6 (4.26%) IT Support
11 6 (4.26%) Lotus Notes Support
11 6 (4.26%) Service Desk Analyst
12 5 (3.55%) Domino Developer
12 5 (3.55%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.51%) Web Services
2 8 (5.67%) .NET
2 8 (5.67%) HTML
3 7 (4.96%) jQuery
3 7 (4.96%) XML
4 6 (4.26%) CSS
5 4 (2.84%) XPages
6 3 (2.13%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.13%) Spring
7 2 (1.42%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.42%) REST
7 2 (1.42%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (1.42%) WPF
8 1 (0.71%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.71%) LAMP
8 1 (0.71%) PostGIS
8 1 (0.71%) Spring Boot
8 1 (0.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.71%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.09%) Blackberry
3 9 (6.38%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.96%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (3.55%) Fat Client
6 5 (3.55%) iPhone
6 5 (3.55%) Thin Client
7 3 (2.13%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.42%) CMDB
8 2 (1.42%) PMI
8 2 (1.42%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.42%) Wiki
9 1 (0.71%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.71%) iSeries
9 1 (0.71%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.71%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.71%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 67 (47.52%) Windows
2 28 (19.86%) Windows Server
3 17 (12.06%) Linux
4 14 (9.93%) Windows 7
5 11 (7.80%) Unix
6 10 (7.09%) Windows 10
7 9 (6.38%) Windows 8
7 9 (6.38%) Windows XP
8 7 (4.96%) Android
8 7 (4.96%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (4.26%) Apple iOS
10 5 (3.55%) Solaris
11 4 (2.84%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (2.13%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (2.13%) Windows NT
12 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (1.42%) AIX
14 1 (0.71%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (21.28%) Migration
2 15 (10.64%) ITIL
3 13 (9.22%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (9.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (7.80%) Document Management
5 10 (7.09%) Project Management
5 10 (7.09%) Service Management
6 9 (6.38%) Change Management
6 9 (6.38%) Time Management
7 7 (4.96%) Creative Thinking
7 7 (4.96%) Incident Management
8 6 (4.26%) Validation
9 5 (3.55%) Break/Fix
9 5 (3.55%) Data Protection
9 5 (3.55%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (3.55%) Problem Management
9 5 (3.55%) Workflow
10 4 (2.84%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (2.84%) Identity Management
10 4 (2.84%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (14.18%) SQL
2 15 (10.64%) Java
3 12 (8.51%) JavaScript
3 12 (8.51%) PowerShell
4 10 (7.09%) LotusScript
5 8 (5.67%) C
5 8 (5.67%) Shell Script
6 7 (4.96%) C#
7 6 (4.26%) PL/SQL
7 6 (4.26%) VBScript
8 4 (2.84%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.84%) C++
8 4 (2.84%) Perl
9 2 (1.42%) Python
9 2 (1.42%) Ruby
9 2 (1.42%) XAML
10 1 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (18.44%) Security Cleared
2 25 (17.73%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.80%) Degree
4 5 (3.55%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.13%) HNC
6 3 (2.13%) HND
7 2 (1.42%) CAPM
7 2 (1.42%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.42%) MCP
7 2 (1.42%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.42%) PMP
8 1 (0.71%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.71%) CCNA
8 1 (0.71%) MCSA
8 1 (0.71%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.55%) SLA
2 4 (2.84%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (1.42%) QA
System Software
1 25 (17.73%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.67%) vSphere
3 5 (3.55%) NFS
3 5 (3.55%) XenDesktop
4 3 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.42%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.42%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.42%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.71%) Xen
6 1 (0.71%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (7.09%) SCCM
2 9 (6.38%) NetBackup
3 6 (4.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (4.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (2.84%) SCOM
5 2 (1.42%) PowerCLI
5 2 (1.42%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.42%) vMotion
5 2 (1.42%) vRealize
6 1 (0.71%) SCSM
Vendors
1 31 (21.99%) Microsoft
2 21 (14.89%) IBM
3 18 (12.77%) Oracle
4 15 (10.64%) Citrix
5 13 (9.22%) VMware
6 12 (8.51%) Cisco
7 10 (7.09%) Apple
8 9 (6.38%) HP
9 6 (4.26%) Cognos
10 5 (3.55%) Altiris
10 5 (3.55%) Symantec
11 4 (2.84%) CommVault
11 4 (2.84%) Sophos
11 4 (2.84%) Veritas
12 3 (2.13%) EMC
12 3 (2.13%) Nintex
12 3 (2.13%) Qualys
12 3 (2.13%) Red Hat
13 2 (1.42%) Nuix
13 2 (1.42%) Xerox