The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 24 April 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 / Wales
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 54 65
Contract jobs citing Lotus 0 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales - 2.45% 0.91%
As % of the Vendors category - 5.65% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 5
Median daily rate - £350 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +118.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £148 £230 £300
% change year-on-year -35.86% -23.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 £15.00 £12.21
% change year-on-year -23.33% +22.85%  

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 advertised in Wales.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 322 283 325
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 47.92% 43.34% 42.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 164 172
Median daily rate £393 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 18 15
Median hourly rate £16.28 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.97% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £20.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.47% +8.57%  

Lotus
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

Lotus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Lotus in Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for Lotus in Wales

Lotus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lotus in Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lotus in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Lotus.

1 4 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (25.00%) Intel Security
4 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory

Lotus
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 4 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 1st Line Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Officer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
Mold, Clwyd
Oscar
Rate: £10 - £12 per hour
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