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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Notes (formerly Lotus Notes)
Rank 385 341 307
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -34
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 246 251 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.49% 0.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.31% 2.71% 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 143 148
Average daily rate
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£188 £250 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -7.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £112 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £575 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £220 £273
% change year-on-year
+7.95% -19.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 38 44
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% -13.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.68 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £20.45 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.33%

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
10649 9272 9615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.23% 17.96% 17.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6669 5627 5427
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 366 368 465
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £39.00 £39.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -9.32%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -36 224 £185 -26.00% 24
London -44 92 £185 -29.52% 12
South East -26 35 £300 +26.31%
East of England -2 24 £190 +102.93% 2
West Midlands -18 22 £150 -40.00%
North West +3 19 £110 -69.23% 3
City of London -8 19 £208 -20.95% 3
Cheshire +18 12 £110 -76.34%
Warrington - 12 £110 -
Berkshire +13 11 £300 -7.69%
Scotland -7 11 £240 +20.00% 1
South West -28 11 £375 - 2
East Midlands +2 9 £295 +168.18% 2
Warwickshire -10 9 £319 -
Hertfordshire - 9 £190 -
Bracknell +3 8 £300 -7.69%
Birmingham -13 8 £130 -48.00%
Manchester -9 7 £143 - 3
Hayes - 7 - -
Slough - 7 £300 -
Hampshire -14 6 £375 +223.27%
Yorkshire -13 5 £285 - 3
Bedfordshire -15 5 £275 +193.72%
Leicestershire - 5 £295 -
Bristol - 5 £388 - 1
Warwick -5 4 £413 -
Dorset - 4 £375 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £110 -
Reading +6 2 £400 +92.77%
Leeds -6 2 £250 - 1

IBM Notes
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 510 (99.42%) Lotus
2 272 (53.02%) Windows
3 217 (42.30%) Microsoft
4 187 (36.45%) MS Office
5 148 (28.85%) Active Directory
6 139 (27.10%) ITIL
7 124 (24.17%) MS Excel
8 121 (23.59%) Citrix
8 121 (23.59%) Windows 7
9 104 (20.27%) Blackberry
10 96 (18.71%) Windows XP
11 94 (18.32%) Migration
12 75 (14.62%) Finance
12 75 (14.62%) SLA
13 66 (12.87%) Lotus Domino
14 59 (11.50%) HP
14 59 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
15 52 (10.14%) Service Management
15 52 (10.14%) SharePoint
15 52 (10.14%) MS Exchange
16 48 (9.36%) Banking
17 47 (9.16%) Office 365
18 43 (8.38%) WAN
18 43 (8.38%) MS PowerPoint
19 41 (7.99%) Windows Server 2008
20 38 (7.41%) LAN
20 38 (7.41%) DNS
21 37 (7.21%) Project Management
22 36 (7.02%) Telecoms
23 35 (6.82%) VMware

IBM Notes
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 66 (12.87%) Lotus Domino
2 52 (10.14%) SharePoint
2 52 (10.14%) MS Exchange
3 22 (4.29%) IIS
4 19 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 19 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (3.31%) SharePoint 2013
6 14 (2.73%) Lync
7 13 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (2.53%) CMS
7 13 (2.53%) Apache
8 12 (2.34%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (1.36%) Quickr
9 7 (1.36%) GlassFish
10 6 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.78%) Magnolia
12 3 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.39%) GroupWise
14 1 (0.19%) Documentum
14 1 (0.19%) SAS
Applications
1 187 (36.45%) MS Office
2 124 (24.17%) MS Excel
3 43 (8.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.36%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.58%) MS Project
6 2 (0.39%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.39%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.19%) InDesign
7 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 11 (2.14%) WebTrends
2 7 (1.36%) Eikon
3 1 (0.19%) Agresso
3 1 (0.19%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.19%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.19%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Cloud Services
1 47 (9.16%) Office 365
2 16 (3.12%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.58%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (8.38%) WAN
2 38 (7.41%) LAN
2 38 (7.41%) DNS
3 35 (6.82%) TCP/IP
4 26 (5.07%) VPN
5 19 (3.70%) Internet
6 18 (3.51%) Firewall
6 18 (3.51%) SMTP
6 18 (3.51%) DHCP
7 17 (3.31%) Intranet
8 9 (1.75%) IMAP
8 9 (1.75%) VoIP
9 8 (1.56%) LDAP
9 8 (1.56%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (1.36%) ADSL
11 6 (1.17%) SAN
11 6 (1.17%) Wireless
12 3 (0.58%) 3G
12 3 (0.58%) SNMP
12 3 (0.58%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (5.65%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.14%) QlikView
3 5 (0.97%) MS Access
4 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.58%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.19%) SSDT
6 1 (0.19%) CloverETL
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.19%) OLAP
6 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.19%) Ingres
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.19%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (0.78%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.58%) MSI
2 3 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.39%) Toad
3 2 (0.39%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.19%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.19%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.19%) TestLink
4 1 (0.19%) Subversion
4 1 (0.19%) JIRA
General
1 75 (14.62%) Finance
2 48 (9.36%) Banking
3 36 (7.02%) Telecoms
4 20 (3.90%) Retail
5 19 (3.70%) Investment Banking
6 18 (3.51%) French Language
7 16 (3.12%) Marketing
8 15 (2.92%) German Language
9 14 (2.73%) Legal
10 12 (2.34%) Back Office
11 11 (2.14%) Games
11 11 (2.14%) Danish Language
12 7 (1.36%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.78%) Front Office
14 2 (0.39%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.39%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.39%) Portuguese Language
15 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 184 (35.87%) Analyst
2 76 (14.81%) Service Desk Analyst
3 73 (14.23%) Service Analyst
4 72 (14.04%) Support Engineer
5 69 (13.45%) Support Analyst
6 66 (12.87%) 2nd Line Support
7 54 (10.53%) Desktop Support
8 46 (8.97%) 1st Line Support
9 36 (7.02%) Developer
10 30 (5.85%) Desktop Engineer
11 28 (5.46%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 23 (4.48%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 22 (4.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 22 (4.29%) Desktop Analyst
14 20 (3.90%) Consultant
14 20 (3.90%) IT Support
15 19 (3.70%) Business Analyst
16 18 (3.51%) SharePoint Developer
17 16 (3.12%) Project Manager
18 15 (2.92%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.09%) HTML
2 20 (3.90%) .NET
3 16 (3.12%) Middleware
4 14 (2.73%) XML
5 13 (2.53%) Web Services
6 12 (2.34%) CSS
7 8 (1.56%) Flash
8 7 (1.36%) ASP.NET
9 5 (0.97%) FIX Protocol
9 5 (0.97%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (0.78%) HTML5
10 4 (0.78%) jQuery
10 4 (0.78%) CAML
10 4 (0.78%) CSS3
10 4 (0.78%) XSLT
11 3 (0.58%) Spring
11 3 (0.58%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.58%) Application Packaging
11 3 (0.58%) DHTML
11 3 (0.58%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 104 (20.27%) Blackberry
2 59 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (2.73%) Management Information System
3 14 (2.73%) Computer Science
3 14 (2.73%) Social Media
4 13 (2.53%) Blog
4 13 (2.53%) Clustering
5 11 (2.14%) CMDB
5 11 (2.14%) Online Games
5 11 (2.14%) New Media
6 10 (1.95%) Fat Client
6 10 (1.95%) Client/Server
6 10 (1.95%) Thin Client
7 9 (1.75%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.56%) iPad
8 8 (1.56%) FMCG
9 7 (1.36%) iPhone
9 7 (1.36%) Replication
9 7 (1.36%) CLARiiON
10 6 (1.17%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 272 (53.02%) Windows
2 121 (23.59%) Windows 7
3 96 (18.71%) Windows XP
4 41 (7.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (6.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (4.48%) Linux
7 21 (4.09%) Mac OS
8 20 (3.90%) Apple iOS
9 16 (3.12%) Windows 8
9 16 (3.12%) UNIX
10 15 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (2.14%) Mac OS X
12 10 (1.95%) Windows Vista
13 5 (0.97%) NetWare
13 5 (0.97%) Windows 2000
14 4 (0.78%) HPUX
14 4 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.39%) Android
15 2 (0.39%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (27.10%) ITIL
2 94 (18.32%) Migration
3 52 (10.14%) Service Management
4 37 (7.21%) Project Management
5 29 (5.65%) Service Delivery
6 26 (5.07%) CRM
7 25 (4.87%) Change Management
8 24 (4.68%) Incident Management
9 23 (4.48%) User Acceptance Testing
10 22 (4.29%) Configuration Management
11 21 (4.09%) Problem Management
12 18 (3.51%) Email Migration
13 17 (3.31%) E-Commerce
14 15 (2.92%) Time Management
15 13 (2.53%) Knowledge Management
15 13 (2.53%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (2.53%) Document Management
16 12 (2.34%) Analytics
16 12 (2.34%) Online Marketing
16 12 (2.34%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 27 (5.26%) Java
1 27 (5.26%) SQL
2 20 (3.90%) PowerShell
3 17 (3.31%) C
4 11 (2.14%) JavaScript
5 10 (1.95%) Perl
5 10 (1.95%) C#
6 4 (0.78%) Python
7 3 (0.58%) LotusScript
7 3 (0.58%) Google Apps Script
8 2 (0.39%) Formula Language
8 2 (0.39%) VBScript
8 2 (0.39%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.19%) VBA
9 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (6.24%) MCP
2 31 (6.04%) Security Cleared
3 28 (5.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.95%) MCSE
5 10 (1.95%) A+ Certification
6 7 (1.36%) Degree
7 4 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (0.78%) MCITP
7 4 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.58%) MCSD
8 3 (0.58%) CCNA
8 3 (0.58%) ISEB
8 3 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.39%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 2 (0.39%) MCPD
9 2 (0.39%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.19%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (14.62%) SLA
2 20 (3.90%) QA
3 10 (1.95%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.19%) COREP
4 1 (0.19%) COBIT
System Software
1 148 (28.85%) Active Directory
2 23 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.53%) Terminal Services
4 8 (1.56%) vSphere
5 7 (1.36%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.36%) Sendmail
5 7 (1.36%) XenApp
6 5 (0.97%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.78%) DFS Replication
8 3 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.58%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 31 (6.04%) OpenView
1 31 (6.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 11 (2.14%) BMC PATROL
2 11 (2.14%) NetBackup
3 9 (1.75%) SCCM
4 7 (1.36%) HP SIM
5 6 (1.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (0.97%) DameWare
6 5 (0.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 5 (0.97%) Tivoli
6 5 (0.97%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.39%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (0.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.19%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.19%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.19%) WSUS
8 1 (0.19%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.19%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 510 (99.42%) Lotus
2 217 (42.30%) Microsoft
3 121 (23.59%) Citrix
4 59 (11.50%) HP
5 35 (6.82%) VMware
6 32 (6.24%) Symantec
7 26 (5.07%) IBM
8 22 (4.29%) Cisco
8 22 (4.29%) Oracle
9 19 (3.70%) Google
10 18 (3.51%) Dell
11 14 (2.73%) ServiceNow
12 12 (2.34%) Reuters
12 12 (2.34%) Bloomberg
13 11 (2.14%) Adobe
14 10 (1.95%) Fidessa
15 7 (1.36%) SAP
15 7 (1.36%) EMC
15 7 (1.36%) Novell
15 7 (1.36%) MobileIron
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