The table below looks at the statistics for IBM Notes skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Notes over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Notes (formerly Lotus Notes)
Rank 60 - 54
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 6 0 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.78% - 1.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.14% - 8.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 10
Average daily rate
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£110 - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £238 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +18.51%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
145 169 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.76% 18.47% 21.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 75 115
Average daily rate £350 £308 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -17.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 23
Average hourly rate £16.84 £20.27 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.90% +8.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £16.28 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £42.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.93% -5.10%

IBM Notes
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

IBM Notes Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

IBM Notes
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

IBM Notes Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

IBM Notes
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

IBM Notes Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

IBM Notes
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 13 (100.00%) SLA
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (100.00%) OpenView
1 13 (100.00%) HP
1 13 (100.00%) Lotus
1 13 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 13 (100.00%) MS Office
1 13 (100.00%) ITIL
1 13 (100.00%) MCP
1 13 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 13 (100.00%) Service Management
1 13 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
3 4 (30.77%) Problem Management
3 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
3 4 (30.77%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) HTTP

IBM Notes
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 13 (100.00%) MS Office
1 13 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
General
1 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Analyst
2 9 (69.23%) Service Analyst
2 9 (69.23%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (15.38%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) ITIL
1 13 (100.00%) Service Management
2 4 (30.77%) Problem Management
2 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
2 4 (30.77%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) MCP
1 13 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (100.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 13 (100.00%) OpenView
1 13 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (100.00%) HP
1 13 (100.00%) Lotus