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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Notes (formerly Lotus Notes)
Rank 492 406 330
Rank change year-on-year
-86 -76
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 134 207 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.40% 0.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.42% 2.22% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 97 159
Average daily rate £160 £200 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £115 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £420 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £163 £275 £165
% change year-on-year
-40.90% +66.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 31 26
Average hourly rate £18.00 £12.42 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.92% -17.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.55 £17.50 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £12.42 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+44.92% -11.28%

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
9411 9330 8902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.29% 18.02% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6101 5780 5258
Average daily rate £410 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 323 315
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.75 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -65 122 £150 -16.66% 20
London +6 48 £160 +6.66% 6
South East +8 28 £138 -58.95% 6
Oxfordshire +20 18 £134 -
Oxford - 17 £130 -
West Midlands -6 15 £298 +52.56%
City of London +30 8 £300 +31.86% 2
Warwickshire +6 8 £490 +172.22%
Wales -8 8 £475 +196.87%
East Midlands -10 8 £114 -62.00%
South West -13 8 £120 -63.07% 1
South Wales - 8 £475 -
Newport - 7 £475 -
Bristol 0 6 £120 - 1
Atherstone -1 6 £490 +133.33%
East of England -15 6 £380 +111.11% 3
Berkshire +3 5 - - 3
Birmingham +2 5 £160 -
Derby -3 5 £114 -
Derbyshire -9 5 £114 -
Yorkshire -23 5 £375 +108.33% 3
North West -45 4 £130 -13.33% 1
Essex +2 3 - -
Surrey -7 3 £165 -
West Yorkshire -10 3 £400 +122.22% 3
Leeds -11 3 £400 +44.14% 1
Manchester -29 3 £118 -62.99%
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £165 - 1
Leicestershire - 3 £114 -
Kegworth - 3 £114 -

IBM Notes
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 277 (99.28%) Lotus
2 176 (63.08%) Windows
3 118 (42.29%) MS Office
4 110 (39.43%) Microsoft
5 83 (29.75%) Citrix
6 82 (29.39%) Active Directory
7 78 (27.96%) ITIL
8 72 (25.81%) Blackberry
9 68 (24.37%) Windows XP
9 68 (24.37%) Windows 7
10 67 (24.01%) Migration
11 55 (19.71%) Finance
12 46 (16.49%) IBM Domino
12 46 (16.49%) Windows Server
13 44 (15.77%) Office 365
14 41 (14.70%) SLA
15 40 (14.34%) MS Exchange
16 37 (13.26%) SharePoint
17 36 (12.90%) Banking
18 35 (12.54%) Internet
19 34 (12.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 33 (11.83%) TCP/IP
20 33 (11.83%) MS Excel
21 30 (10.75%) Windows 8
22 28 (10.04%) Windows Server 2003
22 28 (10.04%) Adobe
23 27 (9.68%) VPN
24 26 (9.32%) IBM
24 26 (9.32%) Bloomberg
25 25 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification

IBM Notes
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 46 (16.49%) IBM Domino
2 40 (14.34%) MS Exchange
3 37 (13.26%) SharePoint
4 34 (12.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 23 (8.24%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (6.45%) Skype for Business
7 17 (6.09%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (1.08%) SAS
11 3 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.36%) CMS
12 1 (0.36%) IIS
12 1 (0.36%) JBoss
12 1 (0.36%) Moodle
12 1 (0.36%) Totara
Applications
1 118 (42.29%) MS Office
2 33 (11.83%) MS Excel
3 17 (6.09%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.72%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 20 (7.17%) Eikon
2 2 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 44 (15.77%) Office 365
2 2 (0.72%) Google Apps
2 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.72%) Yammer
3 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.36%) IaaS
3 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (12.54%) Internet
2 33 (11.83%) TCP/IP
3 27 (9.68%) VPN
4 22 (7.89%) LAN
5 13 (4.66%) DNS
6 12 (4.30%) Wireless
7 11 (3.94%) Skype
8 10 (3.58%) WAN
9 9 (3.23%) DHCP
10 8 (2.87%) Intranet
11 5 (1.79%) NAS
11 5 (1.79%) VoIP
12 3 (1.08%) Firewall
12 3 (1.08%) IPX
12 3 (1.08%) SAN
13 2 (0.72%) Ethernet
13 2 (0.72%) WLAN
14 1 (0.36%) ADSL
14 1 (0.36%) Broadband
14 1 (0.36%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.36%) MySQL
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.36%) PowerPivot
2 1 (0.36%) QlikView
2 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.36%) Spotfire
2 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Subversion
1 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 55 (19.71%) Finance
2 36 (12.90%) Banking
3 21 (7.53%) Retail
4 18 (6.45%) Retail Banking
5 15 (5.38%) Billing
6 14 (5.02%) French Language
7 8 (2.87%) Telecoms
8 6 (2.15%) Front Office
8 6 (2.15%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.79%) Legal
10 4 (1.43%) Advertising
10 4 (1.43%) Back Office
11 3 (1.08%) Electronics
12 2 (0.72%) German Language
12 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.72%) Marketing
13 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.36%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 95 (34.05%) Analyst
2 53 (19.00%) Service Analyst
3 47 (16.85%) Service Desk Analyst
4 43 (15.41%) Support Engineer
5 32 (11.47%) Support Analyst
6 30 (10.75%) 2nd Line Support
7 27 (9.68%) Desktop Engineer
8 25 (8.96%) Desktop Support
9 24 (8.60%) Service Desk Support
10 23 (8.24%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 21 (7.53%) Deskside Support
11 21 (7.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 19 (6.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 19 (6.81%) Deskside Engineer
12 19 (6.81%) Developer
13 18 (6.45%) Service Desk Engineer
14 17 (6.09%) 1st Line Support
14 17 (6.09%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
15 16 (5.73%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
15 16 (5.73%) Deskside Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.51%) .NET
1 7 (2.51%) HTML
2 3 (1.08%) CSS
3 2 (0.72%) Ajax
3 2 (0.72%) ISPF
3 2 (0.72%) jQuery
3 2 (0.72%) REST
4 1 (0.36%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.36%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.36%) Middleware
4 1 (0.36%) PrimeFaces
4 1 (0.36%) SOAP
4 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
4 1 (0.36%) Visualforce
4 1 (0.36%) Web Services
4 1 (0.36%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 72 (25.81%) Blackberry
2 19 (6.81%) iPad
2 19 (6.81%) iPhone
3 18 (6.45%) Data Centre
4 12 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.79%) Driving Licence
6 4 (1.43%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.08%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.08%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (0.72%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.72%) Clustering
8 2 (0.72%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.72%) NHS
9 1 (0.36%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.36%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.36%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.36%) PDA
9 1 (0.36%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.36%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.36%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 176 (63.08%) Windows
2 68 (24.37%) Windows 7
2 68 (24.37%) Windows XP
3 46 (16.49%) Windows Server
4 30 (10.75%) Windows 8
5 28 (10.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (8.24%) Apple iOS
7 20 (7.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (5.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (4.66%) Windows 10
10 12 (4.30%) Windows 2000
11 10 (3.58%) Windows Vista
12 6 (2.15%) NetWare
12 6 (2.15%) Unix
13 5 (1.79%) Linux
14 3 (1.08%) Android
14 3 (1.08%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.72%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.72%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (27.96%) ITIL
2 67 (24.01%) Migration
3 25 (8.96%) Incident Management
4 23 (8.24%) Project Management
5 22 (7.89%) Service Delivery
6 15 (5.38%) Change Control
7 14 (5.02%) Service Management
8 12 (4.30%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (4.30%) Release Management
9 10 (3.58%) Document Management
10 8 (2.87%) PRINCE2
10 8 (2.87%) Software Distribution
11 7 (2.51%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (2.51%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (2.51%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (2.15%) Business Continuity
12 6 (2.15%) Business Continuity Management
12 6 (2.15%) Change Management
12 6 (2.15%) ITSM
12 6 (2.15%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (6.45%) Java
2 17 (6.09%) PowerShell
3 12 (4.30%) VBScript
4 11 (3.94%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.15%) LotusScript
5 6 (2.15%) SQL
6 5 (1.79%) VB
7 2 (0.72%) JCL
8 1 (0.36%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.36%) C#
8 1 (0.36%) Formula Language
8 1 (0.36%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (5.02%) ITIL Certification
3 11 (3.94%) MCP
4 10 (3.58%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.79%) Degree
5 5 (1.79%) MCSE
6 4 (1.43%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.72%) MCSA
9 1 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.36%) CCNA
9 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (14.70%) SLA
2 8 (2.87%) QA
3 2 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.36%) COBIT
4 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
System Software
1 82 (29.39%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.02%) XenDesktop
3 6 (2.15%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.43%) VMware Server
5 4 (1.43%) XenApp
6 2 (0.72%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 2 (0.72%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 15 (5.38%) SCCM
2 13 (4.66%) DameWare
3 10 (3.58%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.43%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.43%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (0.72%) OpenView
5 2 (0.72%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.36%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.36%) Foglight
6 1 (0.36%) Nagios
6 1 (0.36%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 277 (99.28%) Lotus
2 110 (39.43%) Microsoft
3 83 (29.75%) Citrix
4 28 (10.04%) Adobe
5 26 (9.32%) Bloomberg
5 26 (9.32%) IBM
6 25 (8.96%) Reuters
7 23 (8.24%) Symantec
8 18 (6.45%) Apple
8 18 (6.45%) Dell
9 17 (6.09%) HP
10 16 (5.73%) Intel Security
11 14 (5.02%) Cisco
12 13 (4.66%) PeopleSoft
13 10 (3.58%) Oracle
14 9 (3.23%) VMware
15 8 (2.87%) Novell
16 5 (1.79%) SAP
16 5 (1.79%) Sophos
17 4 (1.43%) LANDesk
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