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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Notes (formerly Lotus Notes)
Rank 360 328 333
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +5
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 260 241 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.50% 0.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.66% 2.86% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 127 118
Average daily rate £190 £270 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.62% -6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £135 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £270 £300
% change year-on-year
-29.62% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 36 48
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +0.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.60 £18.75 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £14.75 £14.88
% change year-on-year
-6.77% -0.84%
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9768 8438 9919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.99% 17.36% 16.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5956 4773 5359
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 313 416 450
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.11 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £39.53 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -13 240 £190 -24.00% 22
London -43 109 £188 -33.03% 10
City of London -1 45 £239 -41.04% 6
South East -4 45 £200 +8.10% 5
West Midlands +7 26 £253 +26.25%
East of England -16 22 £288 -15.44% 3
Hampshire +11 19 £190 -40.62% 1
North West -18 14 £230 +70.37% 1
East Midlands -4 12 £110 -58.49% 1
Surrey -5 11 £225 -48.57% 1
Derbyshire -8 11 £110 -65.75% 1
Yorkshire -18 11 £150 -26.82%
Cambridgeshire -3 10 £475 -
Manchester -8 10 £230 -
Berkshire -19 10 £233 +25.67% 3
Scotland -27 6 £115 -58.18% 2
Bedfordshire - 6 £410 -
Hertfordshire -5 5 £160 -62.35% 2
Warwickshire -6 5 £225 -27.41%
Staffordshire +3 4 £291 +133.00%
Bracknell -2 4 £450 - 1
Guildford -2 4 £190 -56.57%
Cheshire -10 4 - - 1
South Yorkshire +2 3 - -
South Wales -14 3 £195 -56.66%
Leeds -17 3 £150 +7.14%
West Yorkshire -20 3 £150 -23.07%
Reading -20 3 £138 -25.67%
Wales -23 3 £195 -56.66%
Warwick -6 2 - -

IBM Notes
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 524 (99.43%) Lotus
2 296 (56.17%) Windows
3 256 (48.58%) Microsoft
4 234 (44.40%) MS Office
5 176 (33.40%) Active Directory
6 162 (30.74%) Windows XP
6 162 (30.74%) Windows 7
7 153 (29.03%) Blackberry
8 149 (28.27%) Citrix
9 125 (23.72%) MS Exchange
10 114 (21.63%) MS Excel
11 101 (19.17%) ITIL
12 88 (16.70%) Migration
13 79 (14.99%) Finance
14 75 (14.23%) HP
15 67 (12.71%) Banking
16 66 (12.52%) VPN
17 65 (12.33%) Lotus Domino
18 63 (11.95%) PowerShell
19 54 (10.25%) VBScript
20 53 (10.06%) Windows 2000
21 51 (9.68%) Novell
22 50 (9.49%) NetWare
22 50 (9.49%) XenDesktop
23 49 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
24 48 (9.11%) ServiceCenter
25 46 (8.73%) Project Management
26 44 (8.35%) SharePoint
27 42 (7.97%) Cisco
28 40 (7.59%) Configuration Management

IBM Notes
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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
1 125 (23.72%) MS Exchange
2 65 (12.33%) Lotus Domino
3 44 (8.35%) SharePoint
4 36 (6.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 30 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 20 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2007
7 17 (3.23%) Lync
8 15 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2013
9 12 (2.28%) CMS
10 10 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (1.52%) Office Communications Server
12 7 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.76%) Zimbra
14 2 (0.38%) Quickr
15 1 (0.19%) IIS
15 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
15 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 234 (44.40%) MS Office
2 114 (21.63%) MS Excel
3 32 (6.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.14%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.95%) MS Project
6 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.19%) CATIA
6 1 (0.19%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 16 (3.04%) Eikon
2 6 (1.14%) assyst
3 3 (0.57%) HiPortfolio
4 1 (0.19%) Movex
4 1 (0.19%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.74%) Office 365
2 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 66 (12.52%) VPN
2 32 (6.07%) TCP/IP
3 27 (5.12%) LAN
4 25 (4.74%) Internet
5 23 (4.36%) WAN
6 18 (3.42%) DNS
7 16 (3.04%) Intranet
8 12 (2.28%) DHCP
8 12 (2.28%) VoIP
9 7 (1.33%) Firewall
9 7 (1.33%) Softphone
10 5 (0.95%) Wireless
10 5 (0.95%) Broadband
11 4 (0.76%) 3G
11 4 (0.76%) SAN
12 3 (0.57%) ADSL
13 2 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
14 1 (0.19%) RTP
14 1 (0.19%) ISDN
14 1 (0.19%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (4.74%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.28%) MS Access
2 12 (2.28%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (0.76%) Ingres
5 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.57%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.38%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.19%) MSI
General
1 79 (14.99%) Finance
2 67 (12.71%) Banking
3 23 (4.36%) Retail
4 18 (3.42%) Legal
5 13 (2.47%) French Language
6 12 (2.28%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.90%) Back Office
7 10 (1.90%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.71%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.95%) Marketing
10 4 (0.76%) Law
10 4 (0.76%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.38%) Advertising
11 2 (0.38%) Publishing
11 2 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.19%) Front Office
12 1 (0.19%) German Language
Job Titles
1 163 (30.93%) Analyst
2 121 (22.96%) Support Engineer
3 73 (13.85%) Support Analyst
3 73 (13.85%) Desktop Support
4 54 (10.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 50 (9.49%) Service Desk Analyst
6 49 (9.30%) Service Analyst
7 40 (7.59%) Developer
7 40 (7.59%) 1st Line Support
8 30 (5.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 30 (5.69%) Desktop Analyst
9 29 (5.50%) Desktop Engineer
10 28 (5.31%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 27 (5.12%) Lotus Notes Developer
12 26 (4.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 22 (4.17%) IT Support
14 21 (3.98%) 1st Line Support Analyst
15 19 (3.61%) Consultant
16 16 (3.04%) IT Support Engineer
17 15 (2.85%) Configuration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.17%) HTML
2 14 (2.66%) XMPP
2 14 (2.66%) XPages
3 12 (2.28%) .NET
4 10 (1.90%) CSS
5 6 (1.14%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.76%) XML
6 4 (0.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (0.57%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (0.57%) WCF
7 3 (0.57%) Ajax
8 2 (0.38%) WF
8 2 (0.38%) HTML5
8 2 (0.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (0.38%) REST
8 2 (0.38%) XSD
8 2 (0.38%) WinForms
8 2 (0.38%) ADO.NET
9 1 (0.19%) ODBC
9 1 (0.19%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 153 (29.03%) Blackberry
2 16 (3.04%) CMDB
3 15 (2.85%) iPhone
4 11 (2.09%) Fat Client
4 11 (2.09%) Thin Client
5 10 (1.90%) iPad
6 7 (1.33%) Handset
7 5 (0.95%) Mainframe
8 4 (0.76%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.76%) Client/Server
8 4 (0.76%) NHS
8 4 (0.76%) Clustering
8 4 (0.76%) Data Extraction
9 3 (0.57%) PMI
9 3 (0.57%) AS400
9 3 (0.57%) GIS
9 3 (0.57%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (0.38%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.38%) E-Learning
10 2 (0.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 296 (56.17%) Windows
2 162 (30.74%) Windows XP
2 162 (30.74%) Windows 7
3 53 (10.06%) Windows 2000
4 50 (9.49%) NetWare
5 49 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (5.69%) Windows Vista
7 29 (5.50%) Apple iOS
8 28 (5.31%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (2.28%) Windows 8
10 12 (2.28%) UNIX
11 8 (1.52%) Mac OS X
11 8 (1.52%) Android
12 5 (0.95%) Linux
13 4 (0.76%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.38%) HPUX
14 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.38%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (19.17%) ITIL
2 88 (16.70%) Migration
3 46 (8.73%) Project Management
4 40 (7.59%) Configuration Management
5 38 (7.21%) Service Management
6 32 (6.07%) Incident Management
7 25 (4.74%) ITSM
8 23 (4.36%) Change Management
9 18 (3.42%) Service Delivery
9 18 (3.42%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (3.04%) Time Management
11 14 (2.66%) Workflow
12 11 (2.09%) Data Protection
13 10 (1.90%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (1.90%) Asset Management
13 10 (1.90%) PRINCE2
14 9 (1.71%) Supplier Management
15 8 (1.52%) Problem Management
15 8 (1.52%) Data Analysis
15 8 (1.52%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 63 (11.95%) PowerShell
2 54 (10.25%) VBScript
3 37 (7.02%) SQL
4 20 (3.80%) LotusScript
5 13 (2.47%) C#
6 11 (2.09%) JavaScript
7 7 (1.33%) C
7 7 (1.33%) VBA
8 6 (1.14%) VB
9 5 (0.95%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.57%) Formula Language
10 3 (0.57%) Ruby
11 1 (0.19%) Korn
11 1 (0.19%) Google Apps Script
11 1 (0.19%) C++
11 1 (0.19%) Java
Qualifications
1 37 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (4.36%) Security Cleared
3 22 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 17 (3.23%) MCP
5 13 (2.47%) MCSE
6 7 (1.33%) ISEB
7 5 (0.95%) ISEB Practitioner
7 5 (0.95%) Degree
8 4 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.57%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.38%) CIPD
10 2 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.38%) CCNA
11 1 (0.19%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.19%) MCSA
11 1 (0.19%) CNE
11 1 (0.19%) Novell Certification
11 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.19%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.50%) SLA
2 16 (3.04%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 176 (33.40%) Active Directory
2 50 (9.49%) XenDesktop
3 18 (3.42%) XenApp
3 18 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (2.85%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.95%) VMware Server
6 4 (0.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (0.57%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.38%) MetaFrame
8 2 (0.38%) vSphere
9 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.19%) XenServer
9 1 (0.19%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.19%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 48 (9.11%) ServiceCenter
2 24 (4.55%) SCCM
3 21 (3.98%) SCOM
4 10 (1.90%) SCVMM
4 10 (1.90%) SCDPM
5 9 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 8 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (1.14%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.95%) OpenView
8 5 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.76%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (0.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (0.57%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.38%) ARCserve
11 2 (0.38%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 524 (99.43%) Lotus
2 256 (48.58%) Microsoft
3 149 (28.27%) Citrix
4 75 (14.23%) HP
5 51 (9.68%) Novell
6 42 (7.97%) Cisco
7 38 (7.21%) IBM
7 38 (7.21%) Bloomberg
8 33 (6.26%) VMware
9 29 (5.50%) Reuters
10 26 (4.93%) Symantec
10 26 (4.93%) Fidessa
11 18 (3.42%) McAfee
11 18 (3.42%) ServiceNow
12 11 (2.09%) Adobe
12 11 (2.09%) Oracle
13 10 (1.90%) LANDesk
14 9 (1.71%) NetApp
15 8 (1.52%) Avaya
16 7 (1.33%) SAP
Bracknell
Volt
Rate: £10.00 per hour
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £180 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £220 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton
Real Staffing
Rate: £150 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Benedict Cole
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Renfrewshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £240.00 - £340.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Benedict Cole
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £20 - £30 per hour
Posted: 20 days ago
Pocklington, UK
Centum Recruitment Limited
Posted: 23 days ago
West London
Allied Worldwide
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 27 days ago