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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Notes (formerly Lotus Notes)
Rank 383 356 312
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -44
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 245 250 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.48% 0.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.31% 2.65% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 143 143
Average daily rate
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£190 £250 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £117 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £575 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £220 £273
% change year-on-year
- -19.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 38 46
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% -13.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.68 £10.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £20.45 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £14.50

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
10609 9427 9888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.22% 17.94% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6598 5710 5589
Average daily rate £383 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £509 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 362 373 487
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 £11.05 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%

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 21 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 21 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 21 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 -33 223 £185 -29.52% 29
London -55 91 £185 -29.52% 15
South East -22 36 £300 +26.31% 1
East of England +4 23 £190 +102.93% 2
West Midlands -14 22 £150 -40.00% 1
City of London -6 20 £241 -8.09% 4
North West +1 19 £110 -69.23% 2
Cheshire +17 12 £110 -76.34%
Warrington - 12 £110 -
Berkshire +13 11 £300 -7.69% 1
Scotland -14 11 £240 +20.00%
South West -28 10 £375 - 3
East Midlands +6 9 £295 +195.00% 2
Warwickshire -4 9 £319 -
Hertfordshire - 9 £190 -
Bracknell +6 8 £300 -7.69%
Birmingham -10 8 £130 -48.00% 1
Manchester -2 7 £143 - 2
Hampshire -9 7 £375 +223.27%
Hayes - 7 - -
Slough - 7 £300 -
Yorkshire -6 6 £285 - 3
Leicestershire - 5 £295 -
Warwick -3 4 £413 -
Bedfordshire -13 4 £275 +193.72%
Dorset - 4 £375 - 1
Bristol - 4 £400 - 2
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £110 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £276 - 2
Reading +12 2 £400 +92.77% 1

IBM Notes
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 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.

1 504 (99.60%) Lotus
2 267 (52.77%) Windows
3 215 (42.49%) Microsoft
4 184 (36.36%) MS Office
5 146 (28.85%) Active Directory
6 135 (26.68%) ITIL
7 124 (24.51%) MS Excel
8 118 (23.32%) Windows 7
9 117 (23.12%) Citrix
10 102 (20.16%) Blackberry
11 96 (18.97%) Windows XP
12 92 (18.18%) Migration
13 75 (14.82%) Finance
14 72 (14.23%) SLA
15 66 (13.04%) Lotus Domino
16 60 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
17 58 (11.46%) HP
18 52 (10.28%) SharePoint
18 52 (10.28%) MS Exchange
19 51 (10.08%) Service Management
20 49 (9.68%) Banking
21 45 (8.89%) Office 365
22 44 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
23 42 (8.30%) WAN
24 41 (8.10%) Windows Server 2008
25 38 (7.51%) DNS
26 37 (7.31%) LAN
26 37 (7.31%) Project Management
27 35 (6.92%) Telecoms
27 35 (6.92%) VMware

IBM Notes
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 (13.04%) Lotus Domino
2 52 (10.28%) SharePoint
2 52 (10.28%) MS Exchange
3 22 (4.35%) IIS
4 19 (3.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 18 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (3.16%) SharePoint 2013
7 14 (2.77%) Lync
7 14 (2.77%) CMS
8 13 (2.57%) Apache
9 12 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2013
10 11 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (1.38%) Quickr
11 7 (1.38%) GlassFish
12 6 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.79%) Magnolia
14 3 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.40%) GroupWise
16 1 (0.20%) Documentum
16 1 (0.20%) SAS
Applications
1 184 (36.36%) MS Office
2 124 (24.51%) MS Excel
3 44 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.38%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.59%) MS Project
6 2 (0.40%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.40%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.20%) InDesign
7 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 11 (2.17%) WebTrends
2 6 (1.19%) Eikon
3 1 (0.20%) Agresso
3 1 (0.20%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.20%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.20%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Cloud Services
1 45 (8.89%) Office 365
2 16 (3.16%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.59%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (8.30%) WAN
2 38 (7.51%) DNS
3 37 (7.31%) LAN
4 34 (6.72%) TCP/IP
5 25 (4.94%) VPN
6 19 (3.75%) SMTP
6 19 (3.75%) Internet
7 18 (3.56%) Firewall
7 18 (3.56%) DHCP
8 17 (3.36%) Intranet
9 9 (1.78%) IMAP
10 8 (1.58%) VoIP
10 8 (1.58%) LDAP
10 8 (1.58%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (1.38%) ADSL
12 6 (1.19%) SAN
12 6 (1.19%) Wireless
13 3 (0.59%) 3G
13 3 (0.59%) SNMP
13 3 (0.59%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (5.73%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.17%) QlikView
3 5 (0.99%) MS Access
4 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.59%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.20%) SSDT
6 1 (0.20%) CloverETL
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.20%) OLAP
6 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.20%) Ingres
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.20%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (0.79%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.59%) MSI
2 3 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.40%) Toad
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.20%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.20%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.20%) TestLink
4 1 (0.20%) Subversion
4 1 (0.20%) JIRA
General
1 75 (14.82%) Finance
2 49 (9.68%) Banking
3 35 (6.92%) Telecoms
4 20 (3.95%) Retail
5 19 (3.75%) Investment Banking
6 16 (3.16%) Marketing
6 16 (3.16%) German Language
7 15 (2.96%) French Language
8 14 (2.77%) Legal
9 11 (2.17%) Back Office
9 11 (2.17%) Games
9 11 (2.17%) Danish Language
10 7 (1.38%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.79%) Front Office
12 2 (0.40%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.40%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.20%) Portuguese Language
13 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 185 (36.56%) Analyst
2 76 (15.02%) Service Desk Analyst
3 73 (14.43%) Service Analyst
4 70 (13.83%) Support Engineer
5 69 (13.64%) Support Analyst
6 66 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
7 53 (10.47%) Desktop Support
8 44 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
9 35 (6.92%) Developer
10 29 (5.73%) Desktop Engineer
11 28 (5.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 22 (4.35%) Desktop Analyst
12 22 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 22 (4.35%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 19 (3.75%) Business Analyst
13 19 (3.75%) Consultant
13 19 (3.75%) IT Support
14 17 (3.36%) SharePoint Developer
15 16 (3.16%) Project Manager
16 15 (2.96%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.15%) HTML
2 20 (3.95%) .NET
3 16 (3.16%) Middleware
4 14 (2.77%) XML
5 13 (2.57%) Web Services
6 12 (2.37%) CSS
7 8 (1.58%) Flash
8 7 (1.38%) ASP.NET
9 5 (0.99%) FIX Protocol
9 5 (0.99%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (0.79%) HTML5
10 4 (0.79%) jQuery
10 4 (0.79%) CAML
10 4 (0.79%) CSS3
10 4 (0.79%) XSLT
11 3 (0.59%) Spring
11 3 (0.59%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.59%) Application Packaging
11 3 (0.59%) DHTML
11 3 (0.59%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 102 (20.16%) Blackberry
2 60 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (2.77%) Management Information System
3 14 (2.77%) Computer Science
3 14 (2.77%) Social Media
4 13 (2.57%) Blog
4 13 (2.57%) Clustering
5 12 (2.37%) CMDB
6 11 (2.17%) Online Games
6 11 (2.17%) New Media
7 10 (1.98%) Fat Client
7 10 (1.98%) Client/Server
7 10 (1.98%) Thin Client
8 9 (1.78%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.58%) iPad
9 8 (1.58%) FMCG
10 7 (1.38%) iPhone
10 7 (1.38%) Replication
10 7 (1.38%) CLARiiON
11 6 (1.19%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 267 (52.77%) Windows
2 118 (23.32%) Windows 7
3 96 (18.97%) Windows XP
4 41 (8.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (6.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (4.55%) Linux
7 21 (4.15%) Mac OS
8 20 (3.95%) Apple iOS
9 16 (3.16%) UNIX
10 15 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (2.57%) Windows 8
12 11 (2.17%) Mac OS X
13 9 (1.78%) Windows Vista
14 5 (0.99%) NetWare
14 5 (0.99%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.79%) HPUX
15 4 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.40%) Android
16 2 (0.40%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (26.68%) ITIL
2 92 (18.18%) Migration
3 51 (10.08%) Service Management
4 37 (7.31%) Project Management
5 28 (5.53%) Service Delivery
6 26 (5.14%) CRM
7 25 (4.94%) Change Management
8 24 (4.74%) Incident Management
9 23 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
9 23 (4.55%) Configuration Management
10 21 (4.15%) Problem Management
11 18 (3.56%) Email Migration
12 17 (3.36%) E-Commerce
13 14 (2.77%) Time Management
14 13 (2.57%) Knowledge Management
14 13 (2.57%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (2.57%) Document Management
15 12 (2.37%) Analytics
15 12 (2.37%) Online Marketing
15 12 (2.37%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 27 (5.34%) Java
1 27 (5.34%) SQL
2 20 (3.95%) PowerShell
3 17 (3.36%) C
4 11 (2.17%) JavaScript
5 10 (1.98%) Perl
5 10 (1.98%) C#
6 4 (0.79%) Python
7 3 (0.59%) LotusScript
7 3 (0.59%) Google Apps Script
8 2 (0.40%) Formula Language
8 2 (0.40%) VBScript
8 2 (0.40%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.20%) VBA
9 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (6.32%) MCP
2 31 (6.13%) Security Cleared
3 27 (5.34%) SC Cleared
3 27 (5.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (1.98%) A+ Certification
5 9 (1.78%) MCSE
6 7 (1.38%) Degree
7 4 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.59%) MCSD
8 3 (0.59%) CCNA
8 3 (0.59%) ISEB
8 3 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.59%) MCITP
8 3 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.40%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 2 (0.40%) MCPD
9 2 (0.40%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.20%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (14.23%) SLA
2 20 (3.95%) QA
3 11 (2.17%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.20%) COREP
4 1 (0.20%) COBIT
System Software
1 146 (28.85%) Active Directory
2 23 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.57%) Terminal Services
4 8 (1.58%) vSphere
5 7 (1.38%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.38%) Sendmail
5 7 (1.38%) XenApp
6 5 (0.99%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.79%) DFS Replication
8 3 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.59%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 31 (6.13%) OpenView
2 30 (5.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 11 (2.17%) BMC PATROL
3 11 (2.17%) NetBackup
4 9 (1.78%) SCCM
5 7 (1.38%) HP SIM
6 6 (1.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (0.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 5 (0.99%) Tivoli
7 5 (0.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (0.79%) DameWare
9 2 (0.40%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (0.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.20%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.20%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.20%) WSUS
10 1 (0.20%) ARCserve
10 1 (0.20%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 504 (99.60%) Lotus
2 215 (42.49%) Microsoft
3 117 (23.12%) Citrix
4 58 (11.46%) HP
5 35 (6.92%) VMware
6 32 (6.32%) Symantec
7 25 (4.94%) IBM
8 22 (4.35%) Cisco
8 22 (4.35%) Oracle
9 19 (3.75%) Google
10 16 (3.16%) Dell
11 15 (2.96%) ServiceNow
12 11 (2.17%) Adobe
12 11 (2.17%) Reuters
12 11 (2.17%) Bloomberg
13 9 (1.78%) Fidessa
14 7 (1.38%) SAP
14 7 (1.38%) EMC
14 7 (1.38%) Novell
14 7 (1.38%) MobileIron
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Neg
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £11 - £13 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Personnel IT
Rate: £150 - £170 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
H&R Talent
Rate: From £12 to £20 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
South Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
East Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol & Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + 6 month term
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 26 days ago