The table below looks at the statistics for IBM Notes skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Notes over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Notes (formerly Lotus Notes)
Rank 59 68 58
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 6 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.78% 0.12% 0.66%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.71% 0.79% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate £180 £550 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-67.27% +205.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £300 £195
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +53.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+1.72% +7.40%
IBM Notes
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Application Platforms Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
105 126 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.62% 15.59% 15.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 85 55
Average daily rate £350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £213 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Average hourly rate £9.00 £11.93 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.52% -27.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +12.13%

IBM Notes
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM Notes across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

IBM Notes Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

IBM Notes
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM Notes across the Birmingham region.

IBM Notes Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

IBM Notes
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IBM Notes across the Birmingham region.

IBM Notes Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

IBM Notes
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing IBM Notes also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM Notes.

1 9 (90.00%) MS Office
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) Lotus
2 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (70.00%) Citrix
3 7 (70.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (60.00%) Windows 8
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (60.00%) VPN
4 6 (60.00%) IBM Domino
5 5 (50.00%) Sophos
5 5 (50.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (30.00%) ITIL
6 3 (30.00%) Billing
6 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
7 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
7 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity Management
7 2 (20.00%) Security Patching
7 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (20.00%) Banking
7 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
7 2 (20.00%) Java
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle
7 2 (20.00%) SLA
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (20.00%) Wireless

IBM Notes
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing IBM Notes also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM Notes. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (60.00%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 9 (90.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (60.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) Internet
3 2 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (10.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
General
1 3 (30.00%) Billing
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Front Office
2 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Legal
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (30.00%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Deskside Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Deskside Support
3 2 (20.00%) Deskside Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (10.00%) Health Informatics
3 1 (10.00%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (60.00%) Windows 8
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity Management
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Security Patching
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Lotus
2 7 (70.00%) Citrix
3 5 (50.00%) Sophos
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) Acronis
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) IBM
5 1 (10.00%) VMware