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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lotus
England / Yorkshire
Rank 124 127 131
Rank change year-on-year +3 +4  
Contract jobs citing Lotus 2 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.094% 0.29% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.71% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Median daily rate - £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.67%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £143 £250 £300
% change year-on-year -43.00% -16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £11.50 £21.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.51% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £19.00 £12.21
% change year-on-year -31.57% +55.61%  

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 770 1123 1108
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 36.15% 40.05% 42.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 711 682
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 61 56
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.40% +3.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.00 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.38 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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
North Yorkshire - 2 - -
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 3 (75.00%) IBM Notes
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Panasonic
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (25.00%) Skype
3 1 (25.00%) WebEx
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) XMPP
3 1 (25.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) IBM Domino
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint

Lotus
Top Related 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 3 (75.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (25.00%) IBM Domino
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) Skype
2 1 (25.00%) WebEx
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (50.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
2 2 (50.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (50.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) IT Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Messaging Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Panasonic
2 1 (25.00%) VMware