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 2 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Notes (formerly Lotus Notes)
Rank 55 56 44
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 8 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.03% 1.19% 1.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.10% 6.06% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 5
Average daily rate
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£215 £288 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.21% +91.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £190 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £340 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £225 £288
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -21.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £10.75 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +28.84%
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
157 132 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.31% 19.61% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 95 62
Average daily rate £350 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £238 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -60.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 2 September 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) Lotus
2 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
3 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
4 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
5 6 (35.29%) ADSL
5 6 (35.29%) WAN
5 6 (35.29%) Service Delivery
6 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
6 5 (29.41%) Windows XP
6 5 (29.41%) Blackberry
7 4 (23.53%) Back Office
7 4 (23.53%) Linux
7 4 (23.53%) Perl
7 4 (23.53%) UNIX
7 4 (23.53%) SMTP
7 4 (23.53%) DNS
7 4 (23.53%) Sendmail
7 4 (23.53%) Degree
7 4 (23.53%) IMAP
7 4 (23.53%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
8 3 (17.65%) MS Office
9 2 (11.76%) Service Management
9 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
9 2 (11.76%) Project Management
9 2 (11.76%) Symantec
9 2 (11.76%) Java
9 2 (11.76%) Citrix

IBM Notes
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
2 6 (35.29%) ADSL
2 6 (35.29%) WAN
3 4 (23.53%) SMTP
3 4 (23.53%) DNS
3 4 (23.53%) IMAP
General
1 4 (23.53%) Back Office
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (23.53%) Desktop Support
2 4 (23.53%) Support Technician
2 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Blackberry
2 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows XP
2 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
3 4 (23.53%) UNIX
3 4 (23.53%) Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Service Delivery
2 2 (11.76%) Change Management
2 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
2 2 (11.76%) Project Management
2 2 (11.76%) Service Management
2 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Perl
2 2 (11.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Lotus
2 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix
3 2 (11.76%) Symantec
4 1 (5.88%) Nokia