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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Notes (formerly Lotus Notes)
Rank 500 456 403
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -53
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 144 191 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.34% 0.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.38% 1.86% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 77 138
Average daily rate £250 £300 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +57.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £120 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £460 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £300 £195
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +53.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 28 23
Average hourly rate £14.75 £14.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.72% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £10.73 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.45 £26.75 £23.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+5.35% -

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
10467 10280 9636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.74% 18.46% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6854 6229 5931
Average daily rate £423 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.03% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 383 319
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £11.83 £12.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £40.08 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +11.11%

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 28 April 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
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 28 April 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 -68 120 £225 -25.00% 16
South East -19 23 £150 -62.50% 3
London -26 20 £300 +9.09% 2
East of England +9 19 £170 -66.00% 1
South West +16 18 £250 -16.66% 2
Wales +13 15 £350 +118.75%
West Midlands -10 14 £250 -9.09% 5
South Wales - 13 £350 -
Berkshire +1 9 £245 -38.75% 1
Newport - 9 £350 -
Swindon +6 8 £140 - 1
Wiltshire +4 8 £140 - 1
North West -29 8 £375 +4.16% 1
Scotland -23 7 £270 -35.71% 2
Oxfordshire +12 6 £150 -70.29% 1
Birmingham +7 6 £180 -67.27% 2
Hertfordshire +6 6 £350 -
Bedfordshire +5 6 £125 -77.27%
Yorkshire +3 6 £325 -18.75% 1
Hemel Hempstead -6 6 £350 -
Manchester -19 6 £375 +25.00%
East Midlands +4 5 £111 - 1
Glasgow +4 5 £250 - 1
Hampshire -4 5 £75 -
Warwickshire -5 5 £330 +10.00%
Reading -11 5 - - 1
Bedford - 5 £125 -
North East - 5 £350 -
Tyne and Wear - 5 £350 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £254 - 1

IBM Notes
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 281 (97.57%) Lotus
2 191 (66.32%) Windows
3 120 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 114 (39.58%) Active Directory
5 111 (38.54%) MS Office
6 85 (29.51%) ITIL
7 77 (26.74%) Citrix
8 73 (25.35%) Migration
9 68 (23.61%) IBM Domino
10 66 (22.92%) Windows XP
10 66 (22.92%) Blackberry
11 63 (21.88%) Windows 7
12 53 (18.40%) Finance
13 50 (17.36%) Office 365
14 46 (15.97%) Internet
15 44 (15.28%) MS Exchange
15 44 (15.28%) MS Excel
16 43 (14.93%) SharePoint
17 42 (14.58%) VPN
17 42 (14.58%) Windows 8
18 41 (14.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 40 (13.89%) TCP/IP
20 39 (13.54%) Windows Server
21 35 (12.15%) SLA
22 33 (11.46%) IBM
22 33 (11.46%) Incident Management
23 31 (10.76%) Microsoft Certification
24 28 (9.72%) Apple iOS
24 28 (9.72%) Windows Server 2008
25 27 (9.38%) Security Cleared

IBM Notes
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 68 (23.61%) IBM Domino
2 44 (15.28%) MS Exchange
3 43 (14.93%) SharePoint
4 41 (14.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 22 (7.64%) Exchange Server 2010
6 20 (6.94%) SharePoint 2013
7 19 (6.60%) Skype for Business
8 14 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2003
9 13 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (1.39%) Apache
10 4 (1.39%) IIS
11 3 (1.04%) CMS
11 3 (1.04%) Magnolia
11 3 (1.04%) SAS
11 3 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.69%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
13 1 (0.35%) Drupal
13 1 (0.35%) Moodle
13 1 (0.35%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 111 (38.54%) MS Office
2 44 (15.28%) MS Excel
3 22 (7.64%) Acrobat
4 5 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.04%) MS Project
7 2 (0.69%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (3.47%) Eikon
2 2 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 50 (17.36%) Office 365
2 2 (0.69%) Google Apps
2 2 (0.69%) OneDrive
2 2 (0.69%) Yammer
3 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.35%) IaaS
3 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (15.97%) Internet
2 42 (14.58%) VPN
3 40 (13.89%) TCP/IP
4 17 (5.90%) DNS
4 17 (5.90%) LAN
5 15 (5.21%) DHCP
6 14 (4.86%) Skype
7 12 (4.17%) Wireless
8 7 (2.43%) Firewall
9 6 (2.08%) SMTP
10 5 (1.74%) IPX
10 5 (1.74%) WAN
11 4 (1.39%) NAS
11 4 (1.39%) OpenVPN
12 3 (1.04%) Intranet
12 3 (1.04%) VoIP
13 2 (0.69%) Unified Communications
13 2 (0.69%) WLAN
14 1 (0.35%) MD110
14 1 (0.35%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.39%) RDBMS
2 4 (1.39%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.35%) GIS
3 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.35%) MySQL
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.35%) QlikView
3 1 (0.35%) Spotfire
3 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.39%) MSI
2 1 (0.35%) JBuilder
2 1 (0.35%) Subversion
2 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 53 (18.40%) Finance
2 26 (9.03%) Banking
3 17 (5.90%) Billing
4 12 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.47%) Retail
5 10 (3.47%) Retail Banking
6 8 (2.78%) Marketing
7 7 (2.43%) Legal
8 6 (2.08%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.74%) French Language
9 5 (1.74%) Front Office
9 5 (1.74%) German Language
10 3 (1.04%) Back Office
11 2 (0.69%) Electronics
11 2 (0.69%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.35%) Advertising
12 1 (0.35%) Automotive
12 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.35%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.35%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 83 (28.82%) Analyst
2 52 (18.06%) Service Analyst
3 45 (15.63%) Support Engineer
4 41 (14.24%) 2nd Line Support
5 39 (13.54%) Service Desk Analyst
6 29 (10.07%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 26 (9.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 26 (9.03%) Support Analyst
8 23 (7.99%) Developer
9 20 (6.94%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 19 (6.60%) Consultant
11 18 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
11 18 (6.25%) Service Desk Support
12 17 (5.90%) Deskside Support
13 16 (5.56%) Desktop Support
14 15 (5.21%) 1st Line Support
14 15 (5.21%) Administrator
14 15 (5.21%) Service Desk Engineer
15 14 (4.86%) Deskside Engineer
15 14 (4.86%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.51%) HTML
2 5 (1.74%) CSS
2 5 (1.74%) Web Services
2 5 (1.74%) XML
3 4 (1.39%) .NET
3 4 (1.39%) Middleware
3 4 (1.39%) ODBC
4 3 (1.04%) Ajax
5 2 (0.69%) ISPF
5 2 (0.69%) jQuery
5 2 (0.69%) SOAP
6 1 (0.35%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.35%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.35%) PrimeFaces
6 1 (0.35%) REST
6 1 (0.35%) Struts
6 1 (0.35%) Visualforce
6 1 (0.35%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 66 (22.92%) Blackberry
2 21 (7.29%) Data Centre
3 15 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.82%) iPad
5 10 (3.47%) iPhone
5 10 (3.47%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.13%) Clustering
7 4 (1.39%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.39%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.04%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.04%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.04%) Health Informatics
8 3 (1.04%) Informatics
8 3 (1.04%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.04%) PDA
9 2 (0.69%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.69%) Mobile Computing
9 2 (0.69%) Replication
9 2 (0.69%) User Experience
9 2 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 191 (66.32%) Windows
2 66 (22.92%) Windows XP
3 63 (21.88%) Windows 7
4 42 (14.58%) Windows 8
5 39 (13.54%) Windows Server
6 28 (9.72%) Apple iOS
6 28 (9.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (6.60%) Windows 10
10 17 (5.90%) Windows 2000
11 10 (3.47%) Windows Vista
12 8 (2.78%) Linux
12 8 (2.78%) Unix
13 5 (1.74%) Mac OS
13 5 (1.74%) NetWare
14 3 (1.04%) Android
14 3 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (29.51%) ITIL
2 73 (25.35%) Migration
3 33 (11.46%) Incident Management
4 26 (9.03%) Project Management
5 24 (8.33%) Change Control
6 20 (6.94%) Service Delivery
6 20 (6.94%) Service Management
7 15 (5.21%) Release Management
8 14 (4.86%) Problem Management
9 12 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (3.82%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (3.82%) Document Management
11 8 (2.78%) Change Management
11 8 (2.78%) Software Distribution
12 6 (2.08%) Business Continuity
12 6 (2.08%) Business Continuity Management
12 6 (2.08%) PRINCE2
12 6 (2.08%) Time Management
13 5 (1.74%) ITIL V3
13 5 (1.74%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 25 (8.68%) Java
2 23 (7.99%) PowerShell
3 17 (5.90%) VBScript
4 16 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 12 (4.17%) SQL
6 11 (3.82%) LotusScript
7 8 (2.78%) VB
8 3 (1.04%) C
9 2 (0.69%) JCL
9 2 (0.69%) PHP
9 2 (0.69%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.35%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.35%) C#
10 1 (0.35%) C++
10 1 (0.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 31 (10.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 17 (5.90%) ITIL Certification
4 16 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 10 (3.47%) MCP
6 9 (3.13%) Degree
7 5 (1.74%) MCSE
8 3 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.69%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.35%) CCNA
10 1 (0.35%) CEH
10 1 (0.35%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.35%) CISM
10 1 (0.35%) CISSP
10 1 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.35%) GIAC
10 1 (0.35%) PMP
10 1 (0.35%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (12.15%) SLA
2 5 (1.74%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.39%) QA
4 2 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.35%) COBIT
5 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.35%) MiFID
System Software
1 114 (39.58%) Active Directory
2 16 (5.56%) XenDesktop
3 12 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.43%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.08%) VMware Server
6 5 (1.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.39%) Terminal Services
7 4 (1.39%) XenApp
8 2 (0.69%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 2 (0.69%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.35%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (5.56%) DameWare
1 16 (5.56%) SCCM
2 8 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (2.43%) Backup Exec
4 6 (2.08%) OpenView
5 5 (1.74%) BMC Marimba
6 4 (1.39%) HP SIM
6 4 (1.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 4 (1.39%) Perfmon
6 4 (1.39%) ServiceCenter
7 3 (1.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (1.04%) WSUS
8 1 (0.35%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.35%) Foglight
8 1 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.35%) Nagios
8 1 (0.35%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.35%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.35%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 281 (97.57%) Lotus
2 120 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 77 (26.74%) Citrix
4 33 (11.46%) IBM
5 27 (9.38%) Adobe
6 24 (8.33%) HP
7 21 (7.29%) VMware
8 18 (6.25%) Symantec
9 17 (5.90%) PeopleSoft
10 16 (5.56%) Apple
10 16 (5.56%) Oracle
11 13 (4.51%) Bloomberg
12 12 (4.17%) Reuters
13 10 (3.47%) Dell
14 9 (3.13%) Intel Security
15 8 (2.78%) Cisco
16 7 (2.43%) Novell
16 7 (2.43%) Sophos
17 6 (2.08%) MobileIron
17 6 (2.08%) Red Hat
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