The first table below looks at the demand for IBM Notes skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Notes over the 3 months to 25 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 Manchester 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Notes (formerly Lotus Notes)
Rank - 71 82
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 0 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.53% 0.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 2.71% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £141 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -56.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £223 £250
% change year-on-year
-19.10% -11.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.53%
Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
192 221 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.34% 19.61% 19.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 96 138
Average daily rate £325 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 18
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £24.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -21.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.10 £34.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
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IBM Notes
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

IBM Notes Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

IBM Notes
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

IBM Notes Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

IBM Notes
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

IBM Notes Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

IBM Notes
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) Citrix
4 5 (50.00%) Project Management
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco
4 5 (50.00%) ITIL
4 5 (50.00%) Service Management
5 4 (40.00%) Avaya
5 4 (40.00%) Firewall
5 4 (40.00%) VMware
5 4 (40.00%) Supplier Management
5 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (40.00%) Office 365
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) Oracle
5 4 (40.00%) Ingres
5 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (40.00%) UNIX
5 4 (40.00%) Symantec
5 4 (40.00%) McAfee
5 4 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (40.00%) Nortel
5 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (20.00%) MS Office

IBM Notes
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Ingres
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Technical Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Operations Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Operations Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Lotus Notes Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) UNIX
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Project Management
1 5 (50.00%) Service Management
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (40.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Process Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) LotusScript
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Lotus
2 6 (60.00%) Citrix
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle
4 4 (40.00%) Nortel
4 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (40.00%) Symantec
4 4 (40.00%) McAfee
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) Avaya
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft