The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Notes (formerly Lotus Notes)
Rank 82 63 79
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +16
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 10 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.71% 1.49% 0.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.97% 7.30% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 0
Average daily rate
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£278 £135 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+105.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £185 £140 £263
% change year-on-year
+32.14% -46.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +7.40%
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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 Manchester region.

Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
252 233 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.95% 20.38% 19.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 130 123
Average daily rate £355 £303 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.35% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 9
Average hourly rate £16.50 £25.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.00% +19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £17.15 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.40 £31.80 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -7.89%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM Notes across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

IBM Notes Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 December 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 15 (100.00%) Lotus
2 13 (86.67%) Windows
3 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
4 11 (73.33%) Citrix
4 11 (73.33%) Windows 7
5 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
6 9 (60.00%) Windows XP
7 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
8 6 (40.00%) MS Office
8 6 (40.00%) ITIL
9 5 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (33.33%) Migration
10 4 (26.67%) Apple iOS
10 4 (26.67%) Blackberry
10 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
11 3 (20.00%) Project Management
11 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
11 3 (20.00%) Finance
11 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (20.00%) XenDesktop
12 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
12 2 (13.33%) Email Migration
12 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (13.33%) ITSM
12 2 (13.33%) Windows Vista
12 2 (13.33%) ServiceCenter
12 2 (13.33%) SCCM
12 2 (13.33%) PRINCE
12 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification

IBM Notes
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Office
2 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) VPN
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) VoIP
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (26.67%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support
4 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Service Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Remote Desktop Support
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Windows 7
3 9 (60.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (26.67%) Apple iOS
5 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (13.33%) NetWare
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Vista
6 2 (13.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (13.33%) Email Migration
4 2 (13.33%) ITSM
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security
5 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) IT Governance
5 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) VBScript
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) ServiceCenter
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Lotus
2 11 (73.33%) Citrix
3 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) Novell
5 1 (6.67%) VMware
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle