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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Notes (formerly Lotus Notes)
Rank 381 302 329
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +27
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 209 275 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.57% 0.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.30% 3.23% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 159 103
Average daily rate
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£275 £180 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% -23.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £110 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £357 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £157 £195
% change year-on-year
+91.69% -19.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 27 41
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £26.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £14.25 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%

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
9071 8512 8152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.78% 17.67% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5679 5033 4571
Average daily rate £400 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 312 417
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.04 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.60 £35.40 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -68 192 £190 +5.55% 24
London -53 50 £150 -22.07% 8
South East -9 41 £345 +15.00% 5
North West -2 31 £110 -18.51% 3
East of England +11 26 £180 +26.31% 1
South West +5 23 £325 +103.12% 2
City of London -6 16 £184 -4.54% 2
Wiltshire +8 15 £325 -
Manchester -2 15 £318 +135.18% 3
Cheshire +11 14 £110 -
Warrington +1 13 £110 -
Scotland -3 13 £423 -
Cambridgeshire -5 12 - -
Edinburgh +3 10 £420 -
Berkshire -3 10 £425 +112.50% 2
West Midlands -11 10 £190 -36.66% 1
Swindon - 9 £170 -
Yorkshire -14 7 £180 -48.57% 2
Warwickshire -3 5 £155 -48.33% 1
Coventry +3 4 £190 -
Buckinghamshire -7 4 £140 -
North East -9 4 - -
East Midlands -15 4 £300 +172.72% 1
Hemel Hempstead -1 3 £110 -
Hertfordshire -2 3 £110 -31.25%
Glasgow -5 3 £468 -
Milton Keynes -10 3 £140 -
West Yorkshire -13 3 £180 -48.57% 2
Oxfordshire -14 3 - -
Leeds -15 3 £278 -20.71% 2

IBM Notes
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 449 (99.34%) Lotus
2 262 (57.96%) Windows
3 226 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 204 (45.13%) MS Office
5 153 (33.85%) Citrix
6 140 (30.97%) Active Directory
7 121 (26.77%) ITIL
8 111 (24.56%) Windows 7
9 109 (24.12%) MS Excel
10 101 (22.35%) Blackberry
11 86 (19.03%) Windows XP
12 74 (16.37%) Migration
13 71 (15.71%) SLA
14 68 (15.04%) MS Exchange
15 60 (13.27%) Lotus Domino
16 58 (12.83%) Service Management
16 58 (12.83%) Banking
17 57 (12.61%) Windows Server 2008
18 54 (11.95%) Finance
19 53 (11.73%) Symantec
20 52 (11.50%) HP
21 50 (11.06%) Analytical Skills
22 41 (9.07%) VMware
23 40 (8.85%) DNS
24 39 (8.63%) MCP
25 38 (8.41%) SharePoint
26 37 (8.19%) IBM
27 35 (7.74%) VPN
27 35 (7.74%) IIS
28 34 (7.52%) Project Management

IBM Notes
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (15.04%) MS Exchange
2 60 (13.27%) Lotus Domino
3 38 (8.41%) SharePoint
4 35 (7.74%) IIS
5 22 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2010
6 20 (4.42%) Apache
7 19 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (3.32%) Lync
8 15 (3.32%) SharePoint 2013
9 14 (3.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (1.77%) GroupWise
11 7 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (1.55%) GlassFish
11 7 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (1.33%) CMS
13 4 (0.88%) Office Communications Server
13 4 (0.88%) Quickr
13 4 (0.88%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.66%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 204 (45.13%) MS Office
2 109 (24.12%) MS Excel
3 24 (5.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.88%) MS Project
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.33%) Eikon
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.22%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
2 1 (0.22%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 30 (6.64%) Office 365
2 8 (1.77%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (8.85%) DNS
2 35 (7.74%) VPN
3 27 (5.97%) TCP/IP
4 22 (4.87%) LAN
4 22 (4.87%) WAN
5 21 (4.65%) Firewall
6 19 (4.20%) DHCP
7 16 (3.54%) Internet
8 13 (2.88%) SMTP
9 12 (2.65%) VoIP
10 11 (2.43%) Wireless
11 9 (1.99%) LDAP
11 9 (1.99%) SAN
12 8 (1.77%) SSL
12 8 (1.77%) POP3
13 7 (1.55%) IMAP
13 7 (1.55%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (1.55%) Intranet
14 6 (1.33%) Cisco IOS
15 4 (0.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (7.30%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.43%) MS Access
3 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.22%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 5 (1.11%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.44%) MSI
4 1 (0.22%) Build Forge
4 1 (0.22%) TestLink
4 1 (0.22%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.22%) Dreamweaver
General
1 58 (12.83%) Banking
2 54 (11.95%) Finance
3 21 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.10%) French Language
5 12 (2.65%) Back Office
6 9 (1.99%) Investment Banking
7 8 (1.77%) Legal
8 6 (1.33%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.11%) Retail
10 4 (0.88%) Publishing
11 3 (0.66%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.66%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.44%) Front Office
12 2 (0.44%) German Language
13 1 (0.22%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.22%) Marketing
13 1 (0.22%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.22%) Portuguese Language
13 1 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.22%) Cantonese Language
Job Titles
1 154 (34.07%) Analyst
2 74 (16.37%) Service Desk Analyst
3 72 (15.93%) Service Analyst
4 68 (15.04%) Support Analyst
5 64 (14.16%) Support Engineer
5 64 (14.16%) Desktop Support
6 41 (9.07%) 2nd Line Support
7 35 (7.74%) Desktop Engineer
8 31 (6.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 30 (6.64%) 1st Line Support
9 30 (6.64%) Administrator
10 27 (5.97%) Consultant
11 26 (5.75%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 26 (5.75%) Desktop Analyst
12 25 (5.53%) Developer
13 19 (4.20%) Project Manager
13 19 (4.20%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 17 (3.76%) IT Support
15 15 (3.32%) 1st Line Support Analyst
15 15 (3.32%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.76%) HTML
1 17 (3.76%) .NET
2 16 (3.54%) Middleware
3 14 (3.10%) ASP.NET
3 14 (3.10%) CSS
4 13 (2.88%) .NET Framework
5 9 (1.99%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (1.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 7 (1.55%) Flash
7 4 (0.88%) Web Services
8 3 (0.66%) REST
8 3 (0.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (0.66%) XPages
8 3 (0.66%) X-Windows
9 2 (0.44%) ADO.NET
9 2 (0.44%) XML
9 2 (0.44%) CSS3
9 2 (0.44%) RESTful
9 2 (0.44%) HTML5
9 2 (0.44%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 101 (22.35%) Blackberry
2 50 (11.06%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (3.76%) Clustering
4 16 (3.54%) Management Information System
5 12 (2.65%) CMDB
6 11 (2.43%) iPad
7 10 (2.21%) iPhone
8 9 (1.99%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.77%) Replication
10 7 (1.55%) CLARiiON
11 6 (1.33%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.88%) FMCG
12 4 (0.88%) Social Media
12 4 (0.88%) SecurID
13 3 (0.66%) iSeries
14 2 (0.44%) Thin Client
14 2 (0.44%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.44%) Mobile Computing
14 2 (0.44%) Mobile App
14 2 (0.44%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 262 (57.96%) Windows
2 111 (24.56%) Windows 7
3 86 (19.03%) Windows XP
4 57 (12.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (7.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (5.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (4.42%) Windows 8
8 18 (3.98%) Apple iOS
9 14 (3.10%) Mac OS
10 11 (2.43%) Mac OS X
11 7 (1.55%) Windows Vista
12 5 (1.11%) Linux
12 5 (1.11%) Windows 2000
12 5 (1.11%) NetWare
13 4 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.66%) UNIX
15 2 (0.44%) HPUX
15 2 (0.44%) Android
16 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X Server
16 1 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (26.77%) ITIL
2 74 (16.37%) Migration
3 58 (12.83%) Service Management
4 34 (7.52%) Project Management
5 30 (6.64%) Incident Management
6 24 (5.31%) Configuration Management
6 24 (5.31%) Service Delivery
6 24 (5.31%) Change Management
7 19 (4.20%) Email Migration
8 13 (2.88%) MVC
9 10 (2.21%) E-Commerce
10 9 (1.99%) Web Development
10 9 (1.99%) Knowledge Management
10 9 (1.99%) Network Design
10 9 (1.99%) Business Analysis
10 9 (1.99%) ITIL V3
10 9 (1.99%) Information Security
11 8 (1.77%) ITSM
11 8 (1.77%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (1.77%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 31 (6.86%) SQL
2 30 (6.64%) Java
3 17 (3.76%) JavaScript
4 16 (3.54%) PowerShell
5 14 (3.10%) C#
6 13 (2.88%) C
7 8 (1.77%) VBA
8 2 (0.44%) LotusScript
8 2 (0.44%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.44%) VBScript
9 1 (0.22%) VB
9 1 (0.22%) Python
9 1 (0.22%) Formula Language
Qualifications
1 39 (8.63%) MCP
2 29 (6.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (5.53%) Security Cleared
4 17 (3.76%) SC Cleared
5 11 (2.43%) MCITP
6 10 (2.21%) Degree
7 9 (1.99%) A+ Certification
8 8 (1.77%) MCSE
9 6 (1.33%) MCTS
10 4 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.66%) CISMP
11 3 (0.66%) MCDST
11 3 (0.66%) ISACA
11 3 (0.66%) CISSP
11 3 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.44%) CCNA
13 1 (0.22%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.22%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (15.71%) SLA
2 6 (1.33%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.66%) QA
4 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 140 (30.97%) Active Directory
2 21 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.88%) Terminal Services
4 8 (1.77%) vSphere
4 8 (1.77%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.88%) DFS Replication
6 4 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (0.66%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.66%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.44%) XenApp
8 2 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 34 (7.52%) OpenView
2 31 (6.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 10 (2.21%) SCCM
4 9 (1.99%) NetBackup
5 6 (1.33%) Tivoli
5 6 (1.33%) HP SIM
6 4 (0.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 4 (0.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (0.66%) DameWare
7 3 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.44%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.44%) SCOM
9 1 (0.22%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.22%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.22%) Unicenter
9 1 (0.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 449 (99.34%) Lotus
2 226 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 153 (33.85%) Citrix
4 53 (11.73%) Symantec
5 52 (11.50%) HP
6 41 (9.07%) VMware
7 37 (8.19%) IBM
8 31 (6.86%) Cisco
9 24 (5.31%) Adobe
10 20 (4.42%) McAfee
11 14 (3.10%) Oracle
11 14 (3.10%) ServiceNow
12 13 (2.88%) Novell
12 13 (2.88%) Dell
13 11 (2.43%) Avaya
13 11 (2.43%) Reuters
13 11 (2.43%) Bloomberg
14 10 (2.21%) Google
15 9 (1.99%) Apple
16 7 (1.55%) CheckPoint
Surrey
CRL
Rate: From £300 to £325 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Nottinghamshire
X4 Group
Rate: £13 per hour + £25K Perm
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
LA International
Rate: £10 - £12 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Midlands
TEKsystems
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £120 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £200 - 250 per day
Posted: 15 days ago