Period
to 17 December 2017

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 6 months to 17 December 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
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 99 105
Rank change year-on-year +19 +6 -
Contract jobs citing Lotus 10 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.81% 0.22% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 2.00% 0.57% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
Wales median daily rate £150 £234 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.83% -50.79% -
10th Percentile £112 £118 £384
90th Percentile £405 £358 £488
UK median daily rate £203 £235 £200
% change year-on-year -13.83% +17.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Wales median hourly rate £11.00 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.00% - -
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £18.70 £12.00
% change year-on-year -17.11% +55.83% -24.29%

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 advertised in Wales.

All Vendors
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 499 524 695
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 40.37% 37.72% 44.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 366 495
Wales median daily rate £353 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.88% +17.65% -2.86%
10th Percentile £168 £210 £213
90th Percentile £508 £558 £475
UK median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 42 37
Wales median hourly rate £14.50 £13.15 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.31% -12.37% -
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.57 £10.45
90th Percentile £23.09 £61.13 £30.25
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71% +5.33%

Lotus
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Lotus as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lotus in Wales over the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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

Lotus
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lotus within the Wales region over the 6 months to 17 December 2017. 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
South Wales +20 9 £150 +62.16%
North Wales -3 1 - -
Lotus
UK

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 10 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (40.00%) VPN
4 4 (40.00%) SLA
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (40.00%) Document Management
5 3 (30.00%) Change Management
5 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (20.00%) iptables
6 2 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (20.00%) User Experience
6 2 (20.00%) Proactive Management
6 2 (20.00%) DHCP
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) DNS
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (20.00%) C
6 2 (20.00%) MySQL
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) IIS
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports

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 10 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (20.00%) Apache
3 2 (20.00%) IIS
3 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (20.00%) BIG-IP
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) PBX
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Floorwalker
2 2 (20.00%) SharePoint Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Deskside Support
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) PDA
2 2 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Document Management
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
2 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Information Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Proactive Management
3 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Active Listening
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (10.00%) Biometrics
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Internal Audit
4 1 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) MCDST
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) iptables
2 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) NetApp
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Symantec