The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 27 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 141 140
Rank change year-on-year +36 -1  
Contract jobs citing Lotus 12 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.59% 0.25% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 1.55% 0.66% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
Median daily rate £400 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.78% +46.15%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £260 £325
% change year-on-year +21.15% -20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £16.50 £12.94
% change year-on-year -33.33% +27.56%  

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 Yorkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 775 1065 1231
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 38.25% 37.75% 42.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 712 771
Median daily rate £390 £400 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +16.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 32 50
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.35 £8.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

Lotus
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

Lotus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lotus in Yorkshire

Lotus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lotus in Yorkshire

Lotus
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
West Yorkshire +23 8 £400 -20.00% 1
South Yorkshire +6 4 - -
Lotus
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Lotus.

1 14 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 12 (85.71%) Windows
3 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
4 10 (71.43%) Citrix
4 10 (71.43%) VPN
4 10 (71.43%) Windows 7
5 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Office
6 7 (50.00%) Cisco
6 7 (50.00%) Blackberry
6 7 (50.00%) BYOD
6 7 (50.00%) Mac OS
6 7 (50.00%) Android
6 7 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (35.71%) Coaching
8 3 (21.43%) Banking
8 3 (21.43%) Reuters
8 3 (21.43%) Bloomberg
8 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (14.29%) Eikon
9 2 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
9 2 (14.29%) Driving Licence
9 2 (14.29%) Time Management
9 2 (14.29%) Kanban
9 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
9 2 (14.29%) Smartphone
9 2 (14.29%) Retail Banking
9 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (14.29%) SAP BW

Lotus
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 14 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (7.14%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) VPN
2 7 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (7.14%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) GIS
1 2 (14.29%) SAP BW
General
1 3 (21.43%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Billing
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
2 2 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
3 2 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 2 (14.29%) Business Change Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Deskside Support
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 2 (14.29%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 2 (14.29%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (14.29%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (7.14%) Change Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Lotus Notes Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 7 (50.00%) BYOD
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) Driving Licence
3 2 (14.29%) Smartphone
4 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 7 (50.00%) Android
3 7 (50.00%) Mac OS
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Coaching
2 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) CRM
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Kanban
2 2 (14.29%) Time Management
2 2 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 10 (71.43%) Citrix
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (21.43%) Bloomberg
4 3 (21.43%) Reuters
5 2 (14.29%) SAP
6 1 (7.14%) Altiris
6 1 (7.14%) NetMotion Wireless