The first table below looks at the demand for IBM Notes skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Notes over the 3 months to 17 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 South West 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Notes (formerly Lotus Notes)
Rank 142 116 138
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +22
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 1 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.030% 0.13% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.15% 0.77% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £193 £270 £300
% change year-on-year
-28.70% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £9.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.75 £14.88
% change year-on-year
-5.08% -0.84%
Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
680 392 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.44% 16.67% 15.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 238 329
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 42
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £23.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +2.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £25.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
IBM Notes
England

IBM Notes
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

IBM Notes Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

IBM Notes
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

IBM Notes Daily Rate Trend in the South West

IBM Notes
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

IBM Notes Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

IBM Notes
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Dorset - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
IBM Notes
England

IBM Notes
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 5 (100.00%) Lotus
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) Intranet
3 3 (60.00%) Internet
3 3 (60.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) Market Research
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) iPad
4 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) BMC
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) ITSM
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) iPhone

IBM Notes
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Intranet
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Deskside Support
3 1 (20.00%) Deskside Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Deskside Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Buyer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Buyer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) iPhone
1 1 (20.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ERP
1 1 (20.00%) Service Management
1 1 (20.00%) ITSM
1 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (20.00%) Market Research
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Lotus
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) BMC