The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Notes (formerly Lotus Notes)
Rank 347 311 332
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +21
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 278 288 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.56% 0.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.88% 3.30% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 160 119
Average daily rate
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£190 £280 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.14% +19.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £136 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £183 £225 £250
% change year-on-year
-18.88% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 53 36
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.35 £23.50 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +15.38%
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9655 8718 9866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.67% 17.05% 17.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5674 4980 5629
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 394 420 443
Average hourly rate £17.68 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.58% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -16 253 £185 -38.33% 23
London -30 113 £210 -35.38% 6
South East +19 72 £200 -11.11% 6
Berkshire +19 38 £165 -14.28% 4
City of London +5 37 £300 -20.00% 4
West Midlands +2 27 £175 -37.50% 1
Scotland -13 21 £198 +46.29% 1
East of England -10 19 £205 -36.92% 2
Bracknell +12 14 £173 -46.92%
Hampshire -7 13 £223 -42.20% 1
Birmingham +6 12 £150 -46.42%
Edinburgh -10 10 £153 -
North West -7 9 £100 -29.20% 1
Coventry - 9 £238 -
Surrey -7 8 £400 +77.77%
Hertfordshire - 7 £183 - 1
Portsmouth +7 6 £230 -37.83% 1
East Midlands -11 5 - -
Bedfordshire -19 5 £410 +203.70%
Yorkshire -2 4 £200 -31.62% 4
Cambridgeshire -15 4 £278 -14.61% 1
Warwickshire -6 3 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £205 -
Peterborough +7 2 - - 1
Derbyshire +5 2 - -
Kent -2 2 £130 -
Northamptonshire -4 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -5 2 £350 +115.38%
Newcastle upon Tyne -13 2 £130 -69.41%
Tyne and Wear -15 2 £130 -69.41%

IBM Notes
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 514 (99.81%) Lotus
2 280 (54.37%) Windows
3 224 (43.50%) Microsoft
4 189 (36.70%) MS Office
5 145 (28.16%) ITIL
5 145 (28.16%) Active Directory
6 142 (27.57%) Windows 7
7 119 (23.11%) Windows XP
8 115 (22.33%) MS Excel
9 103 (20.00%) Citrix
10 100 (19.42%) Blackberry
11 93 (18.06%) Migration
12 75 (14.56%) Finance
13 67 (13.01%) Lotus Domino
13 67 (13.01%) SharePoint
14 57 (11.07%) MS Exchange
14 57 (11.07%) Banking
15 55 (10.68%) MS PowerPoint
16 52 (10.10%) Project Management
17 48 (9.32%) Service Management
17 48 (9.32%) SLA
18 42 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
19 41 (7.96%) HP
20 40 (7.77%) WAN
21 39 (7.57%) Office 365
22 38 (7.38%) Cisco
23 37 (7.18%) LAN
24 35 (6.80%) SQL
24 35 (6.80%) TCP/IP
25 32 (6.21%) Windows Server 2003

IBM Notes
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 67 (13.01%) Lotus Domino
1 67 (13.01%) SharePoint
2 57 (11.07%) MS Exchange
3 24 (4.66%) CMS
4 19 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (2.72%) SharePoint 2013
6 13 (2.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 12 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (2.14%) Lync
9 8 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.78%) Magnolia
11 4 (0.78%) Quickr
11 4 (0.78%) Zimbra
12 1 (0.19%) Moodle
12 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.19%) Documentum
12 1 (0.19%) SAS
12 1 (0.19%) Apache
12 1 (0.19%) IIS
Applications
1 189 (36.70%) MS Office
2 115 (22.33%) MS Excel
3 55 (10.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.36%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.97%) MS Project
6 2 (0.39%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 2 (0.39%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.19%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 11 (2.14%) WebTrends
2 9 (1.75%) Eikon
3 2 (0.39%) assyst
4 1 (0.19%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.19%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 39 (7.57%) Office 365
2 14 (2.72%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.58%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 40 (7.77%) WAN
2 37 (7.18%) LAN
3 35 (6.80%) TCP/IP
4 23 (4.47%) Internet
5 19 (3.69%) Intranet
6 18 (3.50%) VPN
7 17 (3.30%) DNS
8 13 (2.52%) VoIP
9 12 (2.33%) SMTP
10 11 (2.14%) Firewall
11 9 (1.75%) ADSL
11 9 (1.75%) Wireless
12 7 (1.36%) IMAP
12 7 (1.36%) DHCP
13 5 (0.97%) Softphone
14 3 (0.58%) Cisco IOS
14 3 (0.58%) SAN
15 2 (0.39%) HTTP
15 2 (0.39%) ISDN
15 2 (0.39%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (4.27%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (2.14%) QlikView
3 11 (2.14%) MS Access
4 5 (0.97%) Ingres
5 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.58%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.19%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.19%) OLAP
8 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.19%) SSDT
8 1 (0.19%) CloverETL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.39%) MSI
1 2 (0.39%) Toad
1 2 (0.39%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.19%) JIRA
2 1 (0.19%) Subversion
2 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.19%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.19%) Dreamweaver
General
1 75 (14.56%) Finance
2 57 (11.07%) Banking
3 24 (4.66%) Retail
4 20 (3.88%) Marketing
5 19 (3.69%) Telecoms
6 17 (3.30%) French Language
6 17 (3.30%) Investment Banking
7 16 (3.11%) German Language
8 15 (2.91%) Legal
9 11 (2.14%) Danish Language
9 11 (2.14%) Games
10 8 (1.55%) Back Office
11 7 (1.36%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.39%) Advertising
12 2 (0.39%) Front Office
12 2 (0.39%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.19%) Portuguese Language
13 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.19%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 179 (34.76%) Analyst
2 74 (14.37%) Support Engineer
3 67 (13.01%) Support Analyst
4 66 (12.82%) 2nd Line Support
5 63 (12.23%) Service Desk Analyst
6 62 (12.04%) Service Analyst
7 58 (11.26%) 1st Line Support
8 48 (9.32%) Desktop Support
9 42 (8.16%) Developer
10 25 (4.85%) Desktop Engineer
11 24 (4.66%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 21 (4.08%) 1st Line Support Analyst
12 21 (4.08%) Desktop Analyst
12 21 (4.08%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 21 (4.08%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 20 (3.88%) Project Manager
14 19 (3.69%) Business Analyst
14 19 (3.69%) Help Desk Analyst
15 16 (3.11%) Configuration Analyst
16 15 (2.91%) Lotus Notes Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.02%) HTML
2 23 (4.47%) .NET
3 16 (3.11%) CSS
4 13 (2.52%) XML
5 10 (1.94%) Web Services
6 8 (1.55%) ASP.NET
6 8 (1.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (1.17%) XMPP
8 5 (0.97%) FIX Protocol
9 4 (0.78%) XSLT
9 4 (0.78%) CAML
9 4 (0.78%) jQuery
9 4 (0.78%) HTML5
10 3 (0.58%) Spring
10 3 (0.58%) DHTML
11 2 (0.39%) XPages
11 2 (0.39%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.39%) WCF
11 2 (0.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (0.39%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 100 (19.42%) Blackberry
2 16 (3.11%) CMDB
3 15 (2.91%) iPad
4 14 (2.72%) Social Media
5 13 (2.52%) Fat Client
5 13 (2.52%) Blog
5 13 (2.52%) iPhone
5 13 (2.52%) Thin Client
6 11 (2.14%) New Media
6 11 (2.14%) Online Games
6 11 (2.14%) Client/Server
7 9 (1.75%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.75%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.75%) Handset
8 6 (1.17%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.17%) NHS
8 6 (1.17%) Kindle
9 5 (0.97%) FMCG
9 5 (0.97%) PMI
9 5 (0.97%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 280 (54.37%) Windows
2 142 (27.57%) Windows 7
3 119 (23.11%) Windows XP
4 42 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (6.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (4.47%) Linux
7 22 (4.27%) UNIX
8 17 (3.30%) Windows 8
9 13 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (2.52%) Apple iOS
10 10 (1.94%) Mac OS X
10 10 (1.94%) Windows Vista
11 9 (1.75%) Android
12 7 (1.36%) Mac OS
12 7 (1.36%) Windows Phone
13 5 (0.97%) HPUX
14 4 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.58%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.39%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (28.16%) ITIL
2 93 (18.06%) Migration
3 52 (10.10%) Project Management
4 48 (9.32%) Service Management
5 31 (6.02%) Configuration Management
6 28 (5.44%) User Acceptance Testing
7 25 (4.85%) Incident Management
7 25 (4.85%) Service Delivery
8 18 (3.50%) CRM
9 17 (3.30%) Change Management
9 17 (3.30%) Email Migration
10 16 (3.11%) Time Management
11 15 (2.91%) Problem Management
11 15 (2.91%) Workflow
11 15 (2.91%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (2.72%) PRINCE2
13 12 (2.33%) Document Management
13 12 (2.33%) Online Marketing
13 12 (2.33%) Analytics
14 11 (2.14%) Marketing Strategy
Programming Languages
1 35 (6.80%) SQL
2 21 (4.08%) PowerShell
3 15 (2.91%) C#
4 13 (2.52%) JavaScript
5 10 (1.94%) LotusScript
5 10 (1.94%) Perl
6 7 (1.36%) Java
7 6 (1.17%) VBA
8 5 (0.97%) C
9 4 (0.78%) Google Apps Script
9 4 (0.78%) VBScript
10 3 (0.58%) Python
10 3 (0.58%) Formula Language
11 1 (0.19%) C++
11 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.19%) VB
11 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (4.08%) MCP
2 20 (3.88%) SC Cleared
2 20 (3.88%) Security Cleared
3 19 (3.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (1.55%) ISEB
4 8 (1.55%) Degree
5 7 (1.36%) ISEB Practitioner
5 7 (1.36%) MCSE
6 5 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (0.97%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (0.78%) A+ Certification
8 3 (0.58%) MCPD
8 3 (0.58%) MCSD
8 3 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.58%) CCNA
9 2 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.39%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.19%) DCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (9.32%) SLA
2 22 (4.27%) QA
3 18 (3.50%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.19%) COREP
System Software
1 145 (28.16%) Active Directory
2 18 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.52%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.75%) XenApp
5 7 (1.36%) Sendmail
6 4 (0.78%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.58%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.39%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.39%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.39%) vSphere
9 1 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.19%) XenServer
9 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 25 (4.85%) SCCM
2 18 (3.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 11 (2.14%) OpenView
3 11 (2.14%) BMC PATROL
4 10 (1.94%) SCOM
4 10 (1.94%) SCVMM
4 10 (1.94%) SCDPM
5 6 (1.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (0.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (0.78%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.78%) DameWare
8 2 (0.39%) ARCserve
8 2 (0.39%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.39%) ServiceCenter
9 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.19%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.19%) WSUS
9 1 (0.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.19%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 514 (99.81%) Lotus
2 224 (43.50%) Microsoft
3 103 (20.00%) Citrix
4 41 (7.96%) HP
5 38 (7.38%) Cisco
6 28 (5.44%) VMware
7 21 (4.08%) ServiceNow
8 20 (3.88%) Bloomberg
9 17 (3.30%) Oracle
10 16 (3.11%) IBM
10 16 (3.11%) Reuters
10 16 (3.11%) Google
11 15 (2.91%) Symantec
12 13 (2.52%) SAP
12 13 (2.52%) Dell
13 12 (2.33%) McAfee
13 12 (2.33%) Fidessa
14 11 (2.14%) Adobe
15 8 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
16 7 (1.36%) Apple
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