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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Notes (formerly Lotus Notes)
Rank 437 353 334
Rank change year-on-year
-84 -19
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 176 254 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.48% 0.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.78% 2.78% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 134 122
Average daily rate
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£300 £185 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.16% -31.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £125 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £400 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £185 £310
% change year-on-year
+62.16% -40.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 24 42
Average hourly rate £15.68 £13.35 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.41% -12.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £10.73 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £17.55 £22.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £12.20 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.85%

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
9903 9123 8346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.28% 17.33% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6130 5700 4695
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 350 305 460
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.45 £42.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -83 160 £306 +65.54% 24
London -66 50 £319 +72.16% 8
South East -39 29 £423 +128.37% 6
East of England +16 24 £275 +10.00% 2
North West -8 20 £360 +89.47% 2
City of London -18 16 £298 +2.58% 4
West Midlands -21 15 £278 +11.00% 2
East Midlands 0 11 £238 -
Hampshire -9 11 £450 +133.76%
Hertfordshire - 11 £275 -
Manchester -6 9 £300 +30.43% 1
Northern Ireland - 8 £190 -
Bedfordshire +7 7 £488 +68.10% 1
Berkshire -23 7 £400 +166.66%
County Antrim - 7 £190 -
Belfast - 7 £190 -
Havant - 7 - -
Reading +12 6 £400 +207.69%
Peterborough +7 6 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -1 6 - - 1
Cheshire -9 6 £500 +400.00%
Hemel Hempstead - 6 £75 -
Warwickshire -2 5 £306 +28.94% 2
West Yorkshire -8 5 £400 +166.66% 1
Scotland -14 5 - -
Yorkshire -18 5 £400 +166.66% 1
Northamptonshire - 5 - -
Runcorn - 5 £500 -
South West +13 4 £115 - 2
Leicestershire +5 4 £238 -

IBM Notes
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 384 (99.74%) Lotus
2 190 (49.35%) Windows
3 188 (48.83%) Microsoft
4 132 (34.29%) MS Office
5 116 (30.13%) Citrix
6 107 (27.79%) ITIL
7 93 (24.16%) Active Directory
8 74 (19.22%) Migration
9 72 (18.70%) Windows 7
10 69 (17.92%) MS Excel
11 62 (16.10%) MS Exchange
12 58 (15.06%) Lotus Domino
13 55 (14.29%) Windows XP
14 49 (12.73%) Service Management
15 46 (11.95%) Finance
16 42 (10.91%) SLA
16 42 (10.91%) Windows Server 2008
17 41 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
17 41 (10.65%) Blackberry
17 41 (10.65%) Project Management
18 38 (9.87%) SharePoint
19 36 (9.35%) VMware
20 34 (8.83%) Banking
21 33 (8.57%) Cisco
21 33 (8.57%) SQL
22 31 (8.05%) Windows Server 2003
23 29 (7.53%) IBM
24 28 (7.27%) VPN
25 27 (7.01%) WAN
25 27 (7.01%) Symantec

IBM Notes
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 62 (16.10%) MS Exchange
2 58 (15.06%) Lotus Domino
3 38 (9.87%) SharePoint
4 26 (6.75%) IIS
5 23 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (4.16%) Lync
7 9 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (2.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (2.08%) GroupWise
9 7 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (1.82%) Apache
10 6 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (1.56%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (0.78%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.78%) FileNet
11 3 (0.78%) CMS
11 3 (0.78%) Documentum
12 2 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.52%) Alfresco
Applications
1 132 (34.29%) MS Office
2 69 (17.92%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.56%) MS Project
4 6 (1.56%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (1.30%) assyst
2 4 (1.04%) Eikon
3 2 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.45%) Office 365
2 3 (0.78%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.26%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.27%) VPN
2 27 (7.01%) WAN
3 26 (6.75%) DNS
4 18 (4.68%) Internet
4 18 (4.68%) LAN
5 14 (3.64%) VoIP
6 12 (3.12%) Firewall
7 11 (2.86%) SSL
7 11 (2.86%) Intranet
7 11 (2.86%) TCP/IP
7 11 (2.86%) SMTP
8 10 (2.60%) Wireless
9 8 (2.08%) DHCP
10 7 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (1.82%) IMAP
10 7 (1.82%) SAN
10 7 (1.82%) MPLS
10 7 (1.82%) Extranet
10 7 (1.82%) POP3
11 5 (1.30%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.38%) MS Access
2 12 (3.12%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.56%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (0.78%) Ingres
5 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (0.52%) MSI
General
1 46 (11.95%) Finance
2 34 (8.83%) Banking
3 13 (3.38%) Retail
4 7 (1.82%) Legal
5 6 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.56%) Local Government
6 5 (1.30%) Law
7 4 (1.04%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.04%) Back Office
7 4 (1.04%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.52%) Marketing
8 2 (0.52%) French Language
8 2 (0.52%) German Language
9 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.26%) Electronics
9 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 123 (31.95%) Analyst
2 61 (15.84%) Support Analyst
3 56 (14.55%) Service Analyst
4 51 (13.25%) Service Desk Analyst
5 38 (9.87%) Desktop Support
6 33 (8.57%) Support Engineer
7 32 (8.31%) Project Manager
8 31 (8.05%) 2nd Line Support
8 31 (8.05%) Administrator
9 28 (7.27%) Developer
10 25 (6.49%) Lotus Notes Administrator
11 24 (6.23%) Desktop Engineer
12 23 (5.97%) 1st Line Support
13 19 (4.94%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 17 (4.42%) Architect
15 14 (3.64%) 1st Line Support Analyst
15 14 (3.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 13 (3.38%) Infrastructure Manager
17 12 (3.12%) Lotus Notes Developer
17 12 (3.12%) Domino Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.16%) HTML
2 14 (3.64%) CSS
3 10 (2.60%) Web Services
4 9 (2.34%) .NET Framework
4 9 (2.34%) .NET
5 8 (2.08%) ASP.NET
6 7 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (1.30%) jQuery
7 5 (1.30%) Entity Framework
8 4 (1.04%) XML
8 4 (1.04%) XPages
9 3 (0.78%) COM
10 2 (0.52%) X-Windows
11 1 (0.26%) Dojo
11 1 (0.26%) Ajax
11 1 (0.26%) JSON
11 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (0.26%) SAP Smart Forms
11 1 (0.26%) ODBC
11 1 (0.26%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 41 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
1 41 (10.65%) Blackberry
2 13 (3.38%) Clustering
3 11 (2.86%) Replication
4 8 (2.08%) CMDB
4 8 (2.08%) iSeries
5 5 (1.30%) Statistics
6 4 (1.04%) iPad
6 4 (1.04%) iPhone
7 3 (0.78%) Life Science
7 3 (0.78%) SecurID
7 3 (0.78%) Private Cloud
7 3 (0.78%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.52%) PMI
8 2 (0.52%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.52%) BYOD
8 2 (0.52%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (0.52%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.52%) Open Source
8 2 (0.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 190 (49.35%) Windows
2 72 (18.70%) Windows 7
3 55 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 42 (10.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (8.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (4.68%) Windows 8
7 14 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (2.34%) Linux
9 7 (1.82%) Windows NT
10 5 (1.30%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.78%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.78%) UNIX
12 3 (0.78%) AIX
13 2 (0.52%) HPUX
13 2 (0.52%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X Server
14 1 (0.26%) Android
14 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (27.79%) ITIL
2 74 (19.22%) Migration
3 49 (12.73%) Service Management
4 41 (10.65%) Project Management
5 17 (4.42%) Incident Management
6 14 (3.64%) PRINCE2
6 14 (3.64%) Service Delivery
6 14 (3.64%) Email Migration
7 12 (3.12%) Configuration Management
8 10 (2.60%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (2.60%) Business Analysis
9 9 (2.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 9 (2.34%) MVC
9 9 (2.34%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (2.34%) Change Management
9 9 (2.34%) Information Security
10 7 (1.82%) Customer Engagement
11 6 (1.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (1.56%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (1.56%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 33 (8.57%) SQL
2 18 (4.68%) Java
3 15 (3.90%) JavaScript
4 9 (2.34%) C#
5 8 (2.08%) VBA
6 6 (1.56%) LotusScript
7 5 (1.30%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.52%) VB
9 1 (0.26%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (6.23%) Security Cleared
2 23 (5.97%) MCP
3 22 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (3.38%) SC Cleared
4 13 (3.38%) Degree
5 9 (2.34%) MCITP
5 9 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (2.08%) CCNA
7 7 (1.82%) MCTS
7 7 (1.82%) MCSE
8 6 (1.56%) PMP
8 6 (1.56%) PMI Certification
9 4 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.78%) CCENT
10 3 (0.78%) MCDST
10 3 (0.78%) CISMP
10 3 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.78%) ISACA
10 3 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.78%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (10.91%) SLA
2 2 (0.52%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.26%) QA
3 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 93 (24.16%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.60%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (1.82%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.56%) Xen
5 6 (1.56%) XenApp
6 5 (1.30%) ISA Server
7 3 (0.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.52%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.52%) MetaFrame
8 2 (0.52%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.52%) XenServer
8 2 (0.52%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.26%) vSphere
9 1 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.26%) NDS
9 1 (0.26%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 27 (7.01%) SCCM
2 12 (3.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 12 (3.12%) OpenView
3 3 (0.78%) SCOM
3 3 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (0.78%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.52%) DameWare
4 2 (0.52%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.52%) WSUS
5 1 (0.26%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.26%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.26%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 384 (99.74%) Lotus
2 188 (48.83%) Microsoft
3 116 (30.13%) Citrix
4 36 (9.35%) VMware
5 33 (8.57%) Cisco
6 29 (7.53%) IBM
7 27 (7.01%) Symantec
8 26 (6.75%) Adobe
9 23 (5.97%) McAfee
10 19 (4.94%) HP
11 15 (3.90%) SAP
12 12 (3.12%) EMC
13 10 (2.60%) Oracle
13 10 (2.60%) Novell
13 10 (2.60%) Apple
14 9 (2.34%) Clearswift
15 8 (2.08%) Cognos
15 8 (2.08%) NetApp
16 7 (1.82%) CheckPoint
17 6 (1.56%) Remedy
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