The first table below looks at the demand 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 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.

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 353 334 326
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -8
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 257 237 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.50% 0.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.67% 2.86% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 125 118
Average daily rate £190 £270 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.62% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £135 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £473 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £193 £270 £300
% change year-on-year
-28.70% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 36 47
Average hourly rate £14.25 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.65 £18.75 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.75 £14.88
% change year-on-year
-5.08% -0.84%
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9616 8285 9912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.07% 17.34% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5878 4675 5362
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 311 412 451
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £39.72 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -9 237 £190 -24.00% 24
London -36 113 £185 -32.72% 10
South East -7 47 £201 +8.78% 5
City of London -1 45 £239 -41.04% 6
West Midlands -12 21 £250 +25.00% 1
East of England -16 21 £288 -15.44% 3
Hampshire +10 19 £190 -40.62% 1
North West -15 14 £230 +70.37% 1
Berkshire -21 12 £235 +27.02% 3
Surrey -1 11 £225 -48.57% 1
Manchester -3 10 £230 -
Yorkshire -9 10 £150 -26.82%
Cambridgeshire -6 9 £475 -
East Midlands -11 9 £110 -58.49% 2
Derbyshire -10 8 £110 -65.75% 2
Scotland -33 6 £115 -58.18% 3
Bedfordshire - 6 £410 -
Hertfordshire -5 5 £160 -62.35% 2
Warwickshire -9 5 £225 -27.41%
Staffordshire +1 4 £291 +133.00%
Bracknell 0 4 £450 - 1
Guildford 0 4 £190 -56.57%
Cheshire -16 4 - - 1
South Wales -15 3 £195 -56.66%
Leeds -15 3 £150 +7.14%
Reading -18 3 £138 -25.67%
Wales -25 3 £195 -56.66%
West Yorkshire -27 3 £150 -23.07%
South Yorkshire -3 2 - -
Warwick -6 2 - -

IBM Notes
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 523 (99.43%) Lotus
2 299 (56.84%) Windows
3 257 (48.86%) Microsoft
4 231 (43.92%) MS Office
5 176 (33.46%) Active Directory
6 166 (31.56%) Windows 7
7 162 (30.80%) Windows XP
8 152 (28.90%) Blackberry
9 149 (28.33%) Citrix
10 123 (23.38%) MS Exchange
11 115 (21.86%) MS Excel
12 104 (19.77%) ITIL
13 87 (16.54%) Migration
14 76 (14.45%) HP
15 75 (14.26%) Finance
16 66 (12.55%) VPN
17 64 (12.17%) Lotus Domino
17 64 (12.17%) Banking
18 63 (11.98%) PowerShell
19 53 (10.08%) Windows 2000
19 53 (10.08%) VBScript
20 51 (9.70%) Novell
21 50 (9.51%) NetWare
21 50 (9.51%) Windows Server 2008
22 49 (9.32%) XenDesktop
23 48 (9.13%) ServiceCenter
24 47 (8.94%) Project Management
25 45 (8.56%) Cisco
26 44 (8.37%) SharePoint
27 40 (7.60%) Configuration Management

IBM Notes
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 123 (23.38%) MS Exchange
2 64 (12.17%) Lotus Domino
3 44 (8.37%) SharePoint
4 36 (6.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 30 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 19 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2007
7 17 (3.23%) Lync
8 15 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2013
9 12 (2.28%) CMS
10 9 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (1.52%) Office Communications Server
12 7 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.76%) Zimbra
14 2 (0.38%) Quickr
15 1 (0.19%) IIS
15 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
15 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 231 (43.92%) MS Office
2 115 (21.86%) MS Excel
3 32 (6.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.14%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.95%) MS Project
6 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.19%) CATIA
6 1 (0.19%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 15 (2.85%) Eikon
2 6 (1.14%) assyst
3 3 (0.57%) HiPortfolio
4 1 (0.19%) Movex
4 1 (0.19%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.75%) Office 365
2 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 66 (12.55%) VPN
2 33 (6.27%) TCP/IP
3 28 (5.32%) LAN
4 25 (4.75%) Internet
5 24 (4.56%) WAN
6 18 (3.42%) DNS
7 16 (3.04%) Intranet
8 13 (2.47%) VoIP
9 12 (2.28%) DHCP
10 7 (1.33%) Firewall
10 7 (1.33%) Softphone
11 5 (0.95%) Wireless
11 5 (0.95%) Broadband
12 4 (0.76%) 3G
12 4 (0.76%) SAN
13 3 (0.57%) ADSL
14 2 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
15 1 (0.19%) RTP
15 1 (0.19%) ISDN
15 1 (0.19%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (4.75%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.28%) MS Access
2 12 (2.28%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (0.76%) Ingres
5 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.57%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.38%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.19%) MSI
General
1 75 (14.26%) Finance
2 64 (12.17%) Banking
3 24 (4.56%) Retail
4 18 (3.42%) Legal
5 12 (2.28%) French Language
6 11 (2.09%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.90%) Back Office
7 10 (1.90%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.71%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.95%) Marketing
10 4 (0.76%) Law
10 4 (0.76%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.38%) Advertising
11 2 (0.38%) Publishing
11 2 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.19%) Front Office
12 1 (0.19%) German Language
Job Titles
1 162 (30.80%) Analyst
2 121 (23.00%) Support Engineer
3 72 (13.69%) Support Analyst
3 72 (13.69%) Desktop Support
4 57 (10.84%) 2nd Line Support
5 50 (9.51%) Service Desk Analyst
6 49 (9.32%) Service Analyst
7 39 (7.41%) Developer
7 39 (7.41%) 1st Line Support
8 31 (5.89%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 31 (5.89%) Desktop Analyst
9 28 (5.32%) Desktop Engineer
10 27 (5.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 27 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 26 (4.94%) Lotus Notes Developer
12 23 (4.37%) IT Support
13 20 (3.80%) 1st Line Support Analyst
14 19 (3.61%) Consultant
15 17 (3.23%) IT Support Engineer
16 15 (2.85%) Configuration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.99%) HTML
2 14 (2.66%) XMPP
2 14 (2.66%) XPages
3 12 (2.28%) .NET
4 10 (1.90%) CSS
5 6 (1.14%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.76%) XML
6 4 (0.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (0.57%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (0.57%) WCF
7 3 (0.57%) Ajax
8 2 (0.38%) WF
8 2 (0.38%) HTML5
8 2 (0.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (0.38%) REST
8 2 (0.38%) XSD
8 2 (0.38%) WinForms
8 2 (0.38%) ADO.NET
9 1 (0.19%) ODBC
9 1 (0.19%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 152 (28.90%) Blackberry
2 16 (3.04%) CMDB
2 16 (3.04%) iPhone
3 12 (2.28%) iPad
4 11 (2.09%) Fat Client
4 11 (2.09%) Thin Client
5 8 (1.52%) Handset
6 5 (0.95%) Mainframe
7 4 (0.76%) Management Information System
7 4 (0.76%) Client/Server
7 4 (0.76%) NHS
7 4 (0.76%) Clustering
7 4 (0.76%) Data Extraction
8 3 (0.57%) PMI
8 3 (0.57%) AS400
8 3 (0.57%) GIS
8 3 (0.57%) Mobile Computing
9 2 (0.38%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.38%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 299 (56.84%) Windows
2 166 (31.56%) Windows 7
3 162 (30.80%) Windows XP
4 53 (10.08%) Windows 2000
5 50 (9.51%) NetWare
5 50 (9.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (5.70%) Windows Vista
7 29 (5.51%) Apple iOS
8 28 (5.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (2.28%) Windows 8
10 12 (2.28%) UNIX
11 9 (1.71%) Android
12 8 (1.52%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.95%) Linux
14 4 (0.76%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.38%) HPUX
15 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.38%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (19.77%) ITIL
2 87 (16.54%) Migration
3 47 (8.94%) Project Management
4 40 (7.60%) Service Management
4 40 (7.60%) Configuration Management
5 32 (6.08%) Incident Management
6 26 (4.94%) ITSM
7 23 (4.37%) Change Management
8 18 (3.42%) Service Delivery
8 18 (3.42%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (3.23%) Time Management
10 14 (2.66%) Workflow
11 11 (2.09%) Asset Management
11 11 (2.09%) Data Protection
12 10 (1.90%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (1.90%) PRINCE2
13 9 (1.71%) Supplier Management
14 8 (1.52%) Problem Management
14 8 (1.52%) Data Analysis
14 8 (1.52%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 63 (11.98%) PowerShell
2 53 (10.08%) VBScript
3 37 (7.03%) SQL
4 20 (3.80%) LotusScript
5 13 (2.47%) C#
6 10 (1.90%) JavaScript
7 7 (1.33%) VBA
8 6 (1.14%) C
8 6 (1.14%) VB
9 5 (0.95%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.57%) Formula Language
10 3 (0.57%) Ruby
11 1 (0.19%) Korn
11 1 (0.19%) Google Apps Script
11 1 (0.19%) C++
11 1 (0.19%) Java
Qualifications
1 37 (7.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (4.37%) Security Cleared
3 22 (4.18%) SC Cleared
4 17 (3.23%) MCP
5 13 (2.47%) MCSE
6 7 (1.33%) ISEB
7 5 (0.95%) ISEB Practitioner
7 5 (0.95%) Degree
8 4 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.57%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.38%) CIPD
10 2 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.38%) CCNA
11 1 (0.19%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.19%) MCSA
11 1 (0.19%) CNE
11 1 (0.19%) Novell Certification
11 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.19%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.70%) SLA
2 15 (2.85%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 176 (33.46%) Active Directory
2 49 (9.32%) XenDesktop
3 19 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (3.23%) XenApp
5 15 (2.85%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.95%) VMware Server
7 4 (0.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (0.57%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.38%) MetaFrame
9 2 (0.38%) vSphere
10 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.19%) XenServer
10 1 (0.19%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.19%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 48 (9.13%) ServiceCenter
2 24 (4.56%) SCCM
3 21 (3.99%) SCOM
4 10 (1.90%) SCVMM
4 10 (1.90%) SCDPM
5 9 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 8 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (1.14%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.95%) OpenView
8 5 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.76%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (0.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (0.57%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.38%) ARCserve
11 2 (0.38%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 523 (99.43%) Lotus
2 257 (48.86%) Microsoft
3 149 (28.33%) Citrix
4 76 (14.45%) HP
5 51 (9.70%) Novell
6 45 (8.56%) Cisco
7 38 (7.22%) IBM
8 35 (6.65%) Bloomberg
9 34 (6.46%) VMware
10 27 (5.13%) Reuters
11 26 (4.94%) Symantec
12 24 (4.56%) Fidessa
13 18 (3.42%) McAfee
13 18 (3.42%) ServiceNow
14 11 (2.09%) Adobe
14 11 (2.09%) Oracle
15 9 (1.71%) Avaya
15 9 (1.71%) NetApp
15 9 (1.71%) LANDesk
16 7 (1.33%) SAP
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