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 July 2015 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Notes (formerly Lotus Notes)
Rank 445 347 320
Rank change year-on-year
-98 -27
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 169 274 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.50% 0.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.62% 2.78% 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 134 160
Average daily rate
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£350 £185 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+89.18% -32.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £137 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £421 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £180 £223
% change year-on-year
+94.44% -19.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 50
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% +4.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-17.24% -

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
10426 9849 8769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.27% 18.01% 17.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6681 5829 4956
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 390 446
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.45 £35.00 £40.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.68 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+26.80% -14.48%

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 July 2015.

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 July 2015.

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 July 2015. 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 -111 139 £325 +75.67% 17
London -55 49 £330 +65.00% 7
North West -2 27 £465 +365.00%
East of England +3 23 £160 -27.27% 1
Scotland -5 19 £350 +100.00%
Manchester - 19 £475 -
City of London -18 15 £275 -10.20%
South East -76 13 £250 +35.13% 2
South West +14 12 £325 - 1
Glasgow +16 11 £350 +174.50%
Peterborough +11 10 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +1 10 - - 1
Wales - 10 £400 -
South Wales - 9 £394 -
East Midlands -8 8 £238 - 1
Bristol - 8 £325 -
Hertfordshire -13 7 £275 +50.68%
Newport - 7 £394 -
Bedfordshire +3 5 £160 -60.97%
Inverclyde -6 5 £375 -
Hampshire -6 5 £450 +109.30%
Gourock -6 4 £363 -
Cheshire -9 4 £465 +365.00%
Leicester +9 3 £238 -
Leicestershire 0 3 £238 -
West Midlands -22 3 £398 +127.14% 1
Berkshire -31 3 £250 +51.51%
Nottinghamshire - 3 £363 - 1
Nottingham - 3 £363 - 1
Runcorn - 3 £465 -

IBM Notes
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

1 358 (99.72%) Lotus
2 159 (44.29%) Windows
3 152 (42.34%) Microsoft
4 105 (29.25%) ITIL
5 101 (28.13%) Citrix
5 101 (28.13%) Migration
6 93 (25.91%) Active Directory
7 92 (25.63%) MS Office
8 66 (18.38%) Lotus Domino
9 62 (17.27%) Windows 7
10 59 (16.43%) MS Exchange
11 53 (14.76%) MS Excel
12 49 (13.65%) VMware
13 47 (13.09%) Office 365
14 43 (11.98%) Finance
15 41 (11.42%) SCCM
16 37 (10.31%) WAN
16 37 (10.31%) SLA
17 36 (10.03%) Windows XP
18 35 (9.75%) Project Management
18 35 (9.75%) Windows Server 2008
19 33 (9.19%) Oracle
20 32 (8.91%) SharePoint
21 31 (8.64%) Service Management
22 30 (8.36%) Windows Server 2003
22 30 (8.36%) VMware Infrastructure
22 30 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
23 29 (8.08%) Exchange Server 2010
23 29 (8.08%) SAP
24 27 (7.52%) Cisco

IBM Notes
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 66 (18.38%) Lotus Domino
2 59 (16.43%) MS Exchange
3 32 (8.91%) SharePoint
4 29 (8.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (5.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 18 (5.01%) Lync
6 18 (5.01%) IIS
7 9 (2.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (2.23%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (1.11%) Apache
10 4 (1.11%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.84%) Documentum
11 3 (0.84%) FileNet
12 2 (0.56%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.56%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.56%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.56%) GroupWise
12 2 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 92 (25.63%) MS Office
2 53 (14.76%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.67%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.67%) MS Project
4 4 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.28%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.28%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 5 (1.39%) assyst
2 4 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.56%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.28%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 47 (13.09%) Office 365
2 4 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.56%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.56%) Google Drive
4 1 (0.28%) IaaS
4 1 (0.28%) Yammer
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (10.31%) WAN
2 24 (6.69%) DNS
3 22 (6.13%) LAN
4 16 (4.46%) VPN
5 15 (4.18%) Internet
6 12 (3.34%) Intranet
7 10 (2.79%) VoIP
7 10 (2.79%) SMTP
8 8 (2.23%) DHCP
8 8 (2.23%) TCP/IP
8 8 (2.23%) MPLS
9 7 (1.95%) Extranet
10 6 (1.67%) IP Telephony
11 5 (1.39%) SSL
12 4 (1.11%) SAN
12 4 (1.11%) Firewall
12 4 (1.11%) Wireless
13 3 (0.84%) Skype
14 2 (0.56%) Cisco IPT
14 2 (0.56%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.01%) Oracle Database
2 12 (3.34%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.23%) MS Access
4 6 (1.67%) Ingres
5 4 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.11%) MarkLogic
6 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.67%) MSI
General
1 43 (11.98%) Finance
2 17 (4.74%) Banking
3 14 (3.90%) Local Government
4 8 (2.23%) Retail
5 7 (1.95%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.39%) Law
7 4 (1.11%) Legal
7 4 (1.11%) French Language
7 4 (1.11%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.84%) Back Office
9 2 (0.56%) Advertising
9 2 (0.56%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.28%) German Language
10 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Marketing
10 1 (0.28%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.28%) Electronics
10 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 106 (29.53%) Analyst
2 58 (16.16%) Service Analyst
3 53 (14.76%) Service Desk Analyst
4 47 (13.09%) Support Analyst
5 36 (10.03%) Architect
6 33 (9.19%) Administrator
7 31 (8.64%) Project Manager
8 25 (6.96%) Lotus Notes Administrator
9 24 (6.69%) Developer
9 24 (6.69%) Solutions Architect
10 21 (5.85%) 1st Line Support
11 20 (5.57%) 2nd Line Support
11 20 (5.57%) Desktop Support
12 17 (4.74%) Support Engineer
13 16 (4.46%) Desktop Engineer
14 15 (4.18%) Infrastructure Manager
14 15 (4.18%) Systems Administrator
14 15 (4.18%) 1st Line Support Analyst
15 13 (3.62%) Lotus Notes Developer
16 12 (3.34%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.90%) Web Services
2 12 (3.34%) HTML
3 8 (2.23%) CSS
4 7 (1.95%) .NET
5 4 (1.11%) XML
5 4 (1.11%) XPages
6 3 (0.84%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.84%) COM
6 3 (0.84%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.84%) SAP Smart Forms
6 3 (0.84%) jQuery
6 3 (0.84%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (0.84%) Entity Framework
7 2 (0.56%) ODBC
8 1 (0.28%) JavaBeans
8 1 (0.28%) Ajax
8 1 (0.28%) JSON
8 1 (0.28%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.28%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.41%) Data Centre
3 19 (5.29%) Blackberry
4 10 (2.79%) Replication
5 8 (2.23%) Clustering
5 8 (2.23%) EMC VNX
6 7 (1.95%) iSeries
6 7 (1.95%) CMDB
7 5 (1.39%) Statistics
8 4 (1.11%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.84%) PMI
9 3 (0.84%) Freedom of Information Act
9 3 (0.84%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.84%) Life Science
9 3 (0.84%) Private Cloud
9 3 (0.84%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (0.56%) BYOD
10 2 (0.56%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.56%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.28%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 159 (44.29%) Windows
2 62 (17.27%) Windows 7
3 36 (10.03%) Windows XP
4 35 (9.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (8.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (5.85%) Linux
7 17 (4.74%) Windows 8
8 12 (3.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.95%) Windows NT
9 7 (1.95%) AIX
10 4 (1.11%) Fedora
10 4 (1.11%) CentOS
10 4 (1.11%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.84%) UNIX
12 2 (0.56%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.56%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.56%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.28%) Android
13 1 (0.28%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (29.25%) ITIL
2 101 (28.13%) Migration
3 35 (9.75%) Project Management
4 31 (8.64%) Service Management
5 24 (6.69%) Service Delivery
6 21 (5.85%) PRINCE2
7 19 (5.29%) Change Management
8 18 (5.01%) Configuration Management
8 18 (5.01%) Capacity Planning
9 17 (4.74%) Data Protection
10 16 (4.46%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (4.46%) Incident Management
11 14 (3.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 12 (3.34%) Risk Management
13 11 (3.06%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (2.51%) RAD
14 9 (2.51%) Asset Management
15 8 (2.23%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (2.23%) Project Planning
15 8 (2.23%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (7.24%) SQL
2 20 (5.57%) PowerShell
3 12 (3.34%) Java
4 10 (2.79%) JavaScript
5 7 (1.95%) LotusScript
6 4 (1.11%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.11%) Perl
6 4 (1.11%) Python
7 3 (0.84%) C#
7 3 (0.84%) VBA
8 2 (0.56%) C
8 2 (0.56%) VB
9 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.28%) R
Qualifications
1 26 (7.24%) Security Cleared
2 20 (5.57%) MCP
3 15 (4.18%) SC Cleared
4 14 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (3.34%) Degree
6 11 (3.06%) CCNA
6 11 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (2.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (2.51%) PMP
7 9 (2.51%) PMI Certification
8 8 (2.23%) MCSE
9 5 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.84%) MCITP
11 3 (0.84%) CCA
11 3 (0.84%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (0.84%) CCENT
12 2 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.56%) CCNP
12 2 (0.56%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (10.31%) SLA
2 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.28%) QA
System Software
1 93 (25.91%) Active Directory
2 30 (8.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (6.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 18 (5.01%) Xen
4 18 (5.01%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.39%) XenApp
5 5 (1.39%) ISA Server
6 3 (0.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.56%) XenServer
7 2 (0.56%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.56%) vSphere
7 2 (0.56%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.56%) MetaFrame
7 2 (0.56%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.28%) NDS
8 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 41 (11.42%) SCCM
2 6 (1.67%) AirWatch
3 5 (1.39%) OpenView
3 5 (1.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (1.11%) Ansible
4 4 (1.11%) Puppet
4 4 (1.11%) Vagrant
4 4 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.84%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.84%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.56%) WSUS
6 2 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.28%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 358 (99.72%) Lotus
2 152 (42.34%) Microsoft
3 101 (28.13%) Citrix
4 49 (13.65%) VMware
5 33 (9.19%) Oracle
6 29 (8.08%) SAP
7 27 (7.52%) Cisco
7 27 (7.52%) Adobe
8 26 (7.24%) EMC
9 25 (6.96%) Symantec
10 22 (6.13%) McAfee
11 19 (5.29%) IBM
12 17 (4.74%) Remedy
13 14 (3.90%) NetApp
14 11 (3.06%) HP
15 8 (2.23%) Cognos
16 7 (1.95%) Dell
17 6 (1.67%) Juniper
17 6 (1.67%) Apple
17 6 (1.67%) Clearswift
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