The table below looks at the statistics for IBM Notes skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Notes over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Notes (formerly Lotus Notes)
Rank 379 320 321
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +1
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 220 273 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.53% 0.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.25% 2.99% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 158 105
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% -26.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £110 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £483 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £140 £263
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -46.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 35 39
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.60 £25.90 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +7.40%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9762 9128 8712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.10% 17.83% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6311 5533 4913
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £507 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 325 373 434
Average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.74% -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.12 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £36.07 £37.50
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

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

IBM Notes Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IBM Notes
Daily Rate Trend

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

IBM Notes Daily Rate Trend in the UK

IBM Notes
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM Notes within the UK over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

IBM Notes Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

IBM Notes
Hourly Rate Trend

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

IBM Notes Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

IBM Notes
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM Notes within the UK over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

IBM Notes Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

IBM Notes
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 29 December 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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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
England -54 207 £165 -17.50% 19
London -44 74 £160 -39.04% 8
South East -39 32 £345 +45.26% 4
North West +9 31 £110 -18.51% 1
East of England +14 30 £180 +44.00% 1
City of London -11 21 £275 +4.76% 3
Cheshire +23 18 £110 -76.34% 1
West Midlands -10 18 £140 -53.33% 1
Warrington +2 17 £110 -
Warwickshire -1 11 £170 -43.33%
South West -21 11 £338 +110.93% 3
Hampshire -17 10 £375 +223.27%
Manchester -19 10 £278 +105.55%
Hertfordshire +6 7 £110 -31.25% 1
Yorkshire -13 7 £180 -30.09% 1
Scotland -11 6 £460 +151.70%
Tyne and Wear - 6 - -
North East - 6 - -
Hemel Hempstead +6 5 £110 -
Birmingham -3 5 £130 -71.58% 1
Berkshire -11 5 £375 +71.42% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 - -
South Yorkshire +3 4 £413 -
East Midlands -14 4 £300 +172.72%
Buckinghamshire -23 4 £140 -
Dorset - 4 £375 -
Wiltshire - 4 £325 -
Warwick 0 3 £375 +25.00%
Glasgow -4 3 £468 +86.62%
Milton Keynes -21 3 £140 -

IBM Notes
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 455 (99.56%) Lotus
2 259 (56.67%) Windows
3 217 (47.48%) Microsoft
4 199 (43.54%) MS Office
5 139 (30.42%) Active Directory
6 135 (29.54%) Citrix
7 117 (25.60%) MS Excel
8 116 (25.38%) Windows 7
9 113 (24.73%) ITIL
10 108 (23.63%) Blackberry
11 89 (19.47%) Windows XP
12 88 (19.26%) Migration
13 76 (16.63%) SLA
14 62 (13.57%) MS Exchange
15 61 (13.35%) Lotus Domino
16 60 (13.13%) Windows Server 2008
17 58 (12.69%) Finance
18 55 (12.04%) Service Management
19 54 (11.82%) Banking
20 53 (11.60%) HP
20 53 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
21 45 (9.85%) Symantec
22 43 (9.41%) Office 365
23 42 (9.19%) SharePoint
24 41 (8.97%) VMware
25 40 (8.75%) MCP
25 40 (8.75%) DNS
26 39 (8.53%) MS PowerPoint
27 37 (8.10%) Project Management
28 36 (7.88%) Windows Server 2003

IBM Notes
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 62 (13.57%) MS Exchange
2 61 (13.35%) Lotus Domino
3 42 (9.19%) SharePoint
4 25 (5.47%) IIS
5 19 (4.16%) Exchange Server 2013
6 18 (3.94%) Lync
6 18 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (3.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 15 (3.28%) SharePoint 2013
8 14 (3.06%) Apache
9 7 (1.53%) CMS
9 7 (1.53%) Quickr
9 7 (1.53%) GlassFish
10 6 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.88%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.88%) GroupWise
13 3 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.66%) FileNet
13 3 (0.66%) Documentum
Applications
1 199 (43.54%) MS Office
2 117 (25.60%) MS Excel
3 39 (8.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.31%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.09%) MS Project
6 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.22%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 4 (0.88%) WebTrends
1 4 (0.88%) Eikon
2 1 (0.22%) Agresso
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.22%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Cloud Services
1 43 (9.41%) Office 365
2 9 (1.97%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.44%) SaaS
3 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.22%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 40 (8.75%) DNS
2 27 (5.91%) LAN
2 27 (5.91%) WAN
2 27 (5.91%) TCP/IP
3 25 (5.47%) VPN
4 21 (4.60%) DHCP
4 21 (4.60%) Internet
5 18 (3.94%) Firewall
6 13 (2.84%) SMTP
7 12 (2.63%) VoIP
8 9 (1.97%) LDAP
8 9 (1.97%) Intranet
8 9 (1.97%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (1.75%) Wireless
10 6 (1.31%) SAN
11 4 (0.88%) IMAP
11 4 (0.88%) POP3
11 4 (0.88%) SNMP
12 3 (0.66%) Kerberos
12 3 (0.66%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (6.13%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.31%) MS Access
3 4 (0.88%) QlikView
4 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.22%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.22%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 5 (1.09%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.66%) MSI
4 1 (0.22%) Build Forge
4 1 (0.22%) TestLink
4 1 (0.22%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.22%) Toad
4 1 (0.22%) Dreamweaver
General
1 58 (12.69%) Finance
2 54 (11.82%) Banking
3 27 (5.91%) Telecoms
4 17 (3.72%) French Language
5 14 (3.06%) Investment Banking
6 13 (2.84%) Back Office
7 11 (2.41%) Legal
8 6 (1.31%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.31%) Retail
8 6 (1.31%) German Language
9 5 (1.09%) Marketing
10 4 (0.88%) Danish Language
10 4 (0.88%) Publishing
10 4 (0.88%) Games
11 3 (0.66%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.44%) Front Office
12 2 (0.44%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.44%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.22%) Local Government
13 1 (0.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 168 (36.76%) Analyst
2 73 (15.97%) Service Desk Analyst
3 71 (15.54%) Service Analyst
4 69 (15.10%) Support Analyst
5 63 (13.79%) Support Engineer
5 63 (13.79%) Desktop Support
6 44 (9.63%) 2nd Line Support
7 34 (7.44%) 1st Line Support
8 31 (6.78%) Desktop Engineer
9 29 (6.35%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 29 (6.35%) Desktop Analyst
10 26 (5.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 24 (5.25%) Administrator
11 24 (5.25%) Developer
12 22 (4.81%) Consultant
13 20 (4.38%) IT Support
14 19 (4.16%) Project Manager
15 18 (3.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 15 (3.28%) 3rd Line Support
17 13 (2.84%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.72%) Middleware
2 11 (2.41%) .NET
3 10 (2.19%) HTML
4 8 (1.75%) ASP.NET
5 7 (1.53%) CSS
5 7 (1.53%) Flash
5 7 (1.53%) .NET Framework
6 5 (1.09%) XML
7 4 (0.88%) Web Services
8 3 (0.66%) X-Windows
8 3 (0.66%) Application Packaging
8 3 (0.66%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (0.66%) REST
8 3 (0.66%) XPages
8 3 (0.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (0.44%) CSS3
9 2 (0.44%) HTML5
9 2 (0.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (0.44%) WCF
9 2 (0.44%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 108 (23.63%) Blackberry
2 53 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.28%) Management Information System
4 14 (3.06%) Clustering
5 13 (2.84%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.63%) CMDB
7 9 (1.97%) Replication
7 9 (1.97%) iPad
8 8 (1.75%) Social Media
8 8 (1.75%) iPhone
9 7 (1.53%) Mathematics
9 7 (1.53%) CLARiiON
10 6 (1.31%) FMCG
11 5 (1.09%) Blog
12 4 (0.88%) iSeries
12 4 (0.88%) SecurID
12 4 (0.88%) Online Games
12 4 (0.88%) New Media
13 3 (0.66%) Mobile App
14 2 (0.44%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 259 (56.67%) Windows
2 116 (25.38%) Windows 7
3 89 (19.47%) Windows XP
4 60 (13.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (7.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (5.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (4.60%) Mac OS
8 20 (4.38%) Apple iOS
8 20 (4.38%) Windows 8
9 14 (3.06%) Mac OS X
10 7 (1.53%) Linux
10 7 (1.53%) Windows Vista
11 6 (1.31%) Windows 2000
12 5 (1.09%) UNIX
12 5 (1.09%) NetWare
12 5 (1.09%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.44%) Android
13 2 (0.44%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.22%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (24.73%) ITIL
2 88 (19.26%) Migration
3 55 (12.04%) Service Management
4 37 (8.10%) Project Management
5 28 (6.13%) Incident Management
6 25 (5.47%) Configuration Management
7 24 (5.25%) Change Management
8 23 (5.03%) Service Delivery
9 22 (4.81%) Email Migration
10 13 (2.84%) Knowledge Management
11 12 (2.63%) Problem Management
11 12 (2.63%) CRM
11 12 (2.63%) E-Commerce
12 11 (2.41%) Mobile Device Management
13 10 (2.19%) ITIL V3
13 10 (2.19%) Network Design
14 9 (1.97%) PRINCE2
14 9 (1.97%) ITSM
14 9 (1.97%) Time Management
15 7 (1.53%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 27 (5.91%) Java
2 24 (5.25%) SQL
3 19 (4.16%) PowerShell
4 18 (3.94%) C
5 8 (1.75%) C#
5 8 (1.75%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.66%) VBA
7 2 (0.44%) Python
7 2 (0.44%) LotusScript
7 2 (0.44%) Formula Language
7 2 (0.44%) Perl
7 2 (0.44%) VBScript
7 2 (0.44%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.22%) VB
8 1 (0.22%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 40 (8.75%) MCP
2 30 (6.56%) Security Cleared
3 23 (5.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (5.03%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.19%) A+ Certification
5 8 (1.75%) Degree
6 6 (1.31%) MCITP
6 6 (1.31%) MCSE
7 4 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.66%) CCNA
8 3 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.66%) MCTS
9 1 (0.22%) DCSE
9 1 (0.22%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.22%) Dell Certification
9 1 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.22%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (16.63%) SLA
2 7 (1.53%) QA
2 7 (1.53%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.22%) COREP
3 1 (0.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 139 (30.42%) Active Directory
2 24 (5.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.06%) Terminal Services
4 8 (1.75%) vSphere
5 7 (1.53%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.31%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.88%) Terminal Server
7 4 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.88%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.88%) DFS Replication
8 3 (0.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (0.66%) XenApp
9 2 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.22%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 35 (7.66%) OpenView
2 34 (7.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 11 (2.41%) SCCM
4 10 (2.19%) NetBackup
5 7 (1.53%) HP SIM
6 6 (1.31%) Tivoli
6 6 (1.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 5 (1.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 4 (0.88%) BMC PATROL
9 3 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.44%) ServiceCenter
10 2 (0.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.22%) MIMEsweeper
11 1 (0.22%) DameWare
11 1 (0.22%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.22%) WSUS
11 1 (0.22%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 455 (99.56%) Lotus
2 217 (47.48%) Microsoft
3 135 (29.54%) Citrix
4 53 (11.60%) HP
5 45 (9.85%) Symantec
6 41 (8.97%) VMware
7 32 (7.00%) IBM
8 24 (5.25%) Cisco
9 18 (3.94%) Adobe
10 17 (3.72%) Oracle
11 16 (3.50%) Dell
12 14 (3.06%) McAfee
12 14 (3.06%) ServiceNow
13 12 (2.63%) Google
14 11 (2.41%) Avaya
15 9 (1.97%) Novell
15 9 (1.97%) Reuters
15 9 (1.97%) Bloomberg
16 8 (1.75%) Apple
17 7 (1.53%) EMC
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