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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Notes (formerly Lotus Notes)
Rank 57 73 49
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -24
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 12 1 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.46% 0.11% 2.69%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.00% 0.56% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 15
Average daily rate
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£110 £465 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-76.34% +25.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £220 £273
% change year-on-year
- -19.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.33%
IBM Notes
North West

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
150 180 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.23% 19.65% 19.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 72 106
Average daily rate £325 £309 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.17% -14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £225 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £498 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 11
Average hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.84 £10.11 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £38.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.32%

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
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Notes within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 12 £110 -
IBM Notes
North West

IBM Notes
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 20 (100.00%) SLA
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 20 (100.00%) OpenView
1 20 (100.00%) HP
1 20 (100.00%) Lotus
1 20 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 20 (100.00%) MS Office
1 20 (100.00%) ITIL
1 20 (100.00%) MCP
1 20 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 20 (100.00%) Service Management
2 18 (90.00%) Security Cleared
3 16 (80.00%) SC Cleared
4 11 (55.00%) Telecoms
5 6 (30.00%) Problem Management
5 6 (30.00%) Mentoring
5 6 (30.00%) Coaching
6 1 (5.00%) HTTP

IBM Notes
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 20 (100.00%) MS Office
1 20 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
General
1 11 (55.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Analyst
2 16 (80.00%) Service Analyst
2 16 (80.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (10.00%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) ITIL
1 20 (100.00%) Service Management
2 6 (30.00%) Problem Management
2 6 (30.00%) Mentoring
2 6 (30.00%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) MCP
2 18 (90.00%) Security Cleared
3 16 (80.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (100.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 20 (100.00%) OpenView
1 20 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 20 (100.00%) HP
1 20 (100.00%) Lotus