The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Cheshire region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Notes (formerly Lotus Notes)
Rank 56 - 64
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 8 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.02% - 0.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.23% - 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate
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£100 - £170
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £225 £250
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £14.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-8.62% +11.53%
Application Platforms Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
153 143 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.54% 18.89% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 59 123
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £227 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £445 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 18
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.54 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.45% +8.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.25 £35.00 £42.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
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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 20 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 10 (100.00%) Lotus
1 10 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (90.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 9 (90.00%) Service Management
2 9 (90.00%) MS Office
2 9 (90.00%) ITIL
2 9 (90.00%) MCP
2 9 (90.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (90.00%) SLA
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) OpenView
2 9 (90.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (10.00%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (10.00%) HTTP

IBM Notes
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (90.00%) MS Office
1 9 (90.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Service Management
1 9 (90.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (90.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (90.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (90.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 9 (90.00%) OpenView
2 1 (10.00%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Lotus
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) HP