The first table below looks at the demand for IBM Notes skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Notes over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Reading 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Notes (formerly Lotus Notes)
Rank 75 55 69
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +14
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 3 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.28% 1.55% 0.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.49% 8.51% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 5
Average daily rate £138 £185 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.67% -38.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £160 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £235 £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £270 £300
% change year-on-year
-29.62% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £90.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £14.75 £14.88
% change year-on-year
-6.77% -0.84%
Application Platforms Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
201 141 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 18.61% 18.26% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 59 66
Average daily rate £350 £320 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -12.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 23 5
Average hourly rate £13.05 £20.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.10% +53.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £15.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £34.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
IBM Notes
Berkshire

IBM Notes
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

IBM Notes Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

IBM Notes
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

IBM Notes Daily Rate Trend in Reading

IBM Notes
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

IBM Notes Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

IBM Notes
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 12 (100.00%) Lotus
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 4 (33.33%) VMware
5 4 (33.33%) DNS
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) LAN
6 3 (25.00%) WAN
6 3 (25.00%) MS Office
6 3 (25.00%) ITIL
6 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (25.00%) Service Management
6 3 (25.00%) Change Management
6 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (25.00%) Project Management
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (25.00%) Internet
6 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
6 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (25.00%) VPN
7 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (16.67%) VMware Server
7 2 (16.67%) SCCM
7 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
7 2 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution

IBM Notes
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) LAN
2 3 (25.00%) WAN
2 3 (25.00%) Internet
2 3 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) SAN
General
1 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) IT Support
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Help Desk Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (16.67%) UNIX
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
6 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) Service Management
1 3 (25.00%) Change Management
1 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (25.00%) Project Management
1 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Server
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Lotus
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) EMC
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) NetApp