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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Notes (formerly Lotus Notes)
Rank 450 349 331
Rank change year-on-year
-101 -18
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 165 273 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.52% 0.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.64% 2.88% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 142 143
Average daily rate
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£325 £193 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.83% -23.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £140 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £200 £250
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 27 50
Average hourly rate £13.94 £14.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £12.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.15 £18.50 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.87 £12.10 £14.38
% change year-on-year
+14.62% -15.82%

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
10083 9463 8762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.39% 17.88% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6391 5677 4919
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 319 369 441
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -17.50%

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 7 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 7 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 7 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 -122 131 £300 +50.00% 22
London -74 39 £275 +48.64% 8
North West +1 29 £445 +345.00% 4
East of England +6 22 £160 -25.58% 2
Manchester - 20 £475 - 4
Scotland -5 18 £350 +100.00%
City of London -21 18 £275 -5.17% 2
South East -76 12 £250 +25.00% 4
Glasgow +2 11 £350 +174.50%
South West -4 11 £325 -
Wales +1 10 £400 -
Peterborough +10 9 - -
South Wales +8 9 £394 -
Cambridgeshire +4 9 - -
East Midlands -2 9 £238 -
Bristol +6 8 £325 -
Hertfordshire 0 8 £275 +71.87%
Newport -4 7 £394 -
Bedfordshire +5 5 £160 -44.82% 2
Inverclyde -5 5 £375 -
Leicester +7 4 £238 -
Leicestershire +4 4 £238 -
Cheshire -6 4 £465 +365.00%
Hampshire -6 4 £450 +109.30%
Gourock -6 4 £363 -
West Midlands -26 4 £500 +100.00% 2
Northern Ireland - 4 £155 -
Northamptonshire +2 3 - -
Hemel Hempstead -1 3 £75 -
County Antrim - 3 £155 -

IBM Notes
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 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.

1 393 (99.75%) Lotus
2 185 (46.95%) Windows
3 179 (45.43%) Microsoft
4 119 (30.20%) Citrix
4 119 (30.20%) ITIL
5 114 (28.93%) MS Office
6 99 (25.13%) Active Directory
7 92 (23.35%) Migration
8 68 (17.26%) Lotus Domino
9 65 (16.50%) Windows 7
10 61 (15.48%) MS Excel
11 59 (14.97%) MS Exchange
12 50 (12.69%) VMware
12 50 (12.69%) Finance
13 48 (12.18%) Windows XP
14 41 (10.41%) Service Management
14 41 (10.41%) Office 365
14 41 (10.41%) SCCM
15 39 (9.90%) Project Management
16 38 (9.64%) SLA
17 36 (9.14%) Cisco
17 36 (9.14%) SQL
17 36 (9.14%) Windows Server 2008
17 36 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
18 35 (8.88%) WAN
19 33 (8.38%) Oracle
20 32 (8.12%) SharePoint
20 32 (8.12%) Windows Server 2003
21 30 (7.61%) Adobe
21 30 (7.61%) VMware Infrastructure

IBM Notes
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 68 (17.26%) Lotus Domino
2 59 (14.97%) MS Exchange
3 32 (8.12%) SharePoint
4 27 (6.85%) IIS
5 23 (5.84%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (3.55%) Lync
7 13 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (2.79%) Apache
9 9 (2.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (1.78%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (1.27%) GroupWise
13 4 (1.02%) Tomcat
13 4 (1.02%) Office Communications Server
13 4 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.76%) Documentum
14 3 (0.76%) FileNet
15 2 (0.51%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.51%) Alfresco
15 2 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 114 (28.93%) MS Office
2 61 (15.48%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.52%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.52%) MS Project
4 4 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.25%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.25%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 5 (1.27%) assyst
2 4 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.76%) Eikon
4 2 (0.51%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 41 (10.41%) Office 365
2 4 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.02%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.51%) Google Drive
4 1 (0.25%) SaaS
4 1 (0.25%) IaaS
4 1 (0.25%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 35 (8.88%) WAN
2 24 (6.09%) VPN
3 22 (5.58%) LAN
4 20 (5.08%) DNS
5 15 (3.81%) Internet
6 13 (3.30%) SMTP
7 12 (3.05%) Intranet
8 11 (2.79%) Firewall
8 11 (2.79%) VoIP
8 11 (2.79%) SSL
9 10 (2.54%) TCP/IP
10 8 (2.03%) MPLS
11 7 (1.78%) Wireless
11 7 (1.78%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (1.78%) Extranet
11 7 (1.78%) DHCP
12 6 (1.52%) SAN
12 6 (1.52%) IP Telephony
13 5 (1.27%) IMAP
13 5 (1.27%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.57%) Oracle Database
2 15 (3.81%) SQL Server
3 11 (2.79%) MS Access
4 6 (1.52%) Ingres
5 4 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.02%) MarkLogic
6 3 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.52%) MSI
General
1 50 (12.69%) Finance
2 24 (6.09%) Banking
3 14 (3.55%) Local Government
4 11 (2.79%) Retail
5 8 (2.03%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.27%) Law
7 4 (1.02%) Legal
7 4 (1.02%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.76%) Back Office
8 3 (0.76%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.51%) French Language
9 2 (0.51%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Electronics
10 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.25%) German Language
10 1 (0.25%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Marketing
10 1 (0.25%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 115 (29.19%) Analyst
2 62 (15.74%) Service Analyst
3 57 (14.47%) Service Desk Analyst
4 53 (13.45%) Support Analyst
5 35 (8.88%) Architect
6 34 (8.63%) Administrator
7 31 (7.87%) Project Manager
8 30 (7.61%) Support Engineer
9 29 (7.36%) Developer
10 28 (7.11%) Lotus Notes Administrator
11 27 (6.85%) Desktop Support
12 26 (6.60%) 2nd Line Support
13 24 (6.09%) 1st Line Support
13 24 (6.09%) Solutions Architect
14 22 (5.58%) Desktop Engineer
15 17 (4.31%) 1st Line Support Analyst
16 15 (3.81%) Infrastructure Manager
16 15 (3.81%) Lotus Notes Developer
16 15 (3.81%) Desktop Support Engineer
17 14 (3.55%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.31%) HTML
2 14 (3.55%) Web Services
3 12 (3.05%) CSS
4 10 (2.54%) .NET
5 6 (1.52%) ASP.NET
5 6 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (1.52%) .NET Framework
6 5 (1.27%) Entity Framework
6 5 (1.27%) jQuery
7 4 (1.02%) XPages
7 4 (1.02%) XML
8 3 (0.76%) COM
9 2 (0.51%) ODBC
9 2 (0.51%) SAP Smart Forms
10 1 (0.25%) Ajax
10 1 (0.25%) JSON
10 1 (0.25%) Dojo
10 1 (0.25%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (7.11%) Blackberry
3 25 (6.35%) Data Centre
4 11 (2.79%) Replication
4 11 (2.79%) Clustering
5 7 (1.78%) CMDB
5 7 (1.78%) EMC VNX
5 7 (1.78%) iSeries
6 5 (1.27%) Life Science
6 5 (1.27%) Statistics
7 4 (1.02%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.76%) PMI
8 3 (0.76%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.76%) Freedom of Information Act
8 3 (0.76%) Freedom of Information
8 3 (0.76%) iPhone
8 3 (0.76%) Private Cloud
8 3 (0.76%) iPad
9 2 (0.51%) BYOD
9 2 (0.51%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 185 (46.95%) Windows
2 65 (16.50%) Windows 7
3 48 (12.18%) Windows XP
4 36 (9.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (8.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (5.58%) Linux
6 22 (5.58%) Windows 8
7 13 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.78%) Windows NT
8 7 (1.78%) AIX
9 4 (1.02%) Fedora
9 4 (1.02%) CentOS
10 3 (0.76%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.76%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.76%) UNIX
11 2 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.51%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.51%) HPUX
12 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (30.20%) ITIL
2 92 (23.35%) Migration
3 41 (10.41%) Service Management
4 39 (9.90%) Project Management
5 24 (6.09%) Service Delivery
6 20 (5.08%) PRINCE2
7 19 (4.82%) Change Management
7 19 (4.82%) Configuration Management
7 19 (4.82%) Incident Management
8 18 (4.57%) Capacity Planning
9 17 (4.31%) Data Protection
10 15 (3.81%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (3.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 12 (3.05%) Risk Management
13 11 (2.79%) User Acceptance Testing
14 10 (2.54%) Email Migration
15 9 (2.28%) Business Analysis
15 9 (2.28%) Asset Management
15 9 (2.28%) RAD
16 8 (2.03%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 36 (9.14%) SQL
2 15 (3.81%) JavaScript
3 14 (3.55%) Java
4 12 (3.05%) PowerShell
5 7 (1.78%) LotusScript
6 6 (1.52%) C#
6 6 (1.52%) VBA
7 4 (1.02%) Python
7 4 (1.02%) Perl
7 4 (1.02%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.51%) C
8 2 (0.51%) VB
9 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (6.35%) Security Cleared
2 22 (5.58%) MCP
3 19 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (3.55%) SC Cleared
5 12 (3.05%) Degree
5 12 (3.05%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (2.79%) CCNA
7 10 (2.54%) MCSE
8 9 (2.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 8 (2.03%) PMP
9 8 (2.03%) PMI Certification
10 7 (1.78%) MCITP
11 5 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (1.02%) MCTS
12 4 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.76%) CISMP
13 3 (0.76%) CCNP
13 3 (0.76%) CCA
13 3 (0.76%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (0.76%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (9.64%) SLA
2 2 (0.51%) QA
3 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 99 (25.13%) Active Directory
2 30 (7.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (6.09%) Microsoft App-V
4 18 (4.57%) Xen
4 18 (4.57%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.27%) XenApp
5 5 (1.27%) ISA Server
6 3 (0.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.51%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.51%) MetaFrame
7 2 (0.51%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.51%) XenServer
7 2 (0.51%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.51%) vSphere
7 2 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.25%) NDS
8 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 41 (10.41%) SCCM
2 8 (2.03%) OpenView
2 8 (2.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (1.02%) Puppet
3 4 (1.02%) Vagrant
3 4 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.02%) Ansible
4 3 (0.76%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.76%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.51%) WSUS
5 2 (0.51%) SCOM
5 2 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.51%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.51%) DameWare
6 1 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 393 (99.75%) Lotus
2 179 (45.43%) Microsoft
3 119 (30.20%) Citrix
4 50 (12.69%) VMware
5 36 (9.14%) Cisco
6 33 (8.38%) Oracle
7 30 (7.61%) Adobe
8 28 (7.11%) SAP
9 26 (6.60%) Symantec
10 25 (6.35%) McAfee
10 25 (6.35%) EMC
11 22 (5.58%) IBM
12 17 (4.31%) Remedy
13 16 (4.06%) HP
14 13 (3.30%) NetApp
14 13 (3.30%) Clearswift
15 8 (2.03%) Apple
15 8 (2.03%) Cognos
16 7 (1.78%) Novell
16 7 (1.78%) CheckPoint
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