The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 25 June 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 119 114
Rank change year-on-year +27 -5  
Contract jobs citing Lotus 8 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.57% 0.099% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 1.59% 0.28% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £400 £500 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +53.84%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £260 £325
% change year-on-year +23.07% -20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £13.94
% change year-on-year -26.66% +7.64%  

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 West Yorkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 502 716 860
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 35.60% 35.43% 40.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 481 546
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £533 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 30
Median hourly rate £12.25 £17.38 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.49% -13.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.93 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £21.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Lotus
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

Lotus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lotus in West Yorkshire

Lotus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lotus in West Yorkshire

Lotus
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lotus within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Leeds +21 5 - - 1
Bradford - 2 £400 -
Lotus
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Lotus.

1 8 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Citrix
3 5 (62.50%) VPN
3 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
4 4 (50.00%) BYOD
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (50.00%) Android
4 4 (50.00%) Mac OS
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (50.00%) Blackberry
5 3 (37.50%) Reuters
5 3 (37.50%) Bloomberg
5 3 (37.50%) Banking
6 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (25.00%) Smartphone
6 2 (25.00%) Retail Banking
6 2 (25.00%) Retail
6 2 (25.00%) Billing
6 2 (25.00%) GIS
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (25.00%) SAP BW
6 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (25.00%) SAP
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL
6 2 (25.00%) CRM
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) Time Management

Lotus
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 8 (100.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) VPN
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) GIS
1 2 (25.00%) SAP BW
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Billing
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
2 2 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) Business Change Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Deskside Support
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Change Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Change Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (50.00%) BYOD
2 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (25.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 4 (50.00%) Android
3 4 (50.00%) Mac OS
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (25.00%) Coaching
1 2 (25.00%) CRM
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Kanban
1 2 (25.00%) Time Management
1 2 (25.00%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) Bloomberg
4 3 (37.50%) Reuters
5 2 (25.00%) SAP
6 1 (12.50%) Altiris
6 1 (12.50%) NetMotion Wireless