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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Notes (formerly Lotus Notes)
Rank 371 321 299
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -22
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 214 263 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.53% 0.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.30% 3.01% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 158 130
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£275 £190 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -19.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £110 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £186 £200
% change year-on-year
+61.07% -6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 25 36
Average hourly rate £12.21 £14.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.79% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £26.50 £19.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.42 £14.50 £13.25
% change year-on-year
-14.34% +9.43%

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
9287 8731 7891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.90% 17.43% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5669 5187 4454
Average daily rate £400 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 300 301 396
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.46 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -3.64%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 5 March 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 -53 196 £275 +44.73% 14
London -55 52 £176 -11.87% 7
South East -16 45 £313 +22.54%
North West -4 34 £300 +122.22% 1
South West +16 24 £325 -
Manchester -3 19 £318 +135.18% 1
East of England +1 17 £270 +11.34% 2
Wiltshire +16 16 £325 -
Berkshire 0 15 £413 +106.25%
West Midlands -9 14 £215 -21.81% 1
Cheshire +9 13 £115 -
Reading +5 12 £425 +141.13%
Warrington 0 11 £110 -
Cambridgeshire +7 10 - - 1
Scotland -2 10 £420 - 1
Edinburgh +12 9 £420 - 1
City of London -19 9 £228 +18.18%
Swindon - 9 - -
Bedfordshire -6 6 £270 -34.14%
Surrey -7 6 £238 -20.83%
Wales - 6 £160 -
East Midlands -17 5 £300 +172.72% 2
Buckinghamshire - 5 £180 -
Milton Keynes - 5 £180 -
Warwickshire -2 4 £210 - 1
Yorkshire -23 3 £413 +10.00% 1
West Yorkshire -14 2 £375 - 1
Leeds -15 2 £375 +7.14%
Nottingham - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -

IBM Notes
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 452 (99.56%) Lotus
2 252 (55.51%) Windows
3 230 (50.66%) Microsoft
4 187 (41.19%) MS Office
5 161 (35.46%) Citrix
6 132 (29.07%) ITIL
7 119 (26.21%) Active Directory
8 102 (22.47%) Windows 7
9 98 (21.59%) MS Excel
10 78 (17.18%) Blackberry
11 77 (16.96%) SLA
12 72 (15.86%) Windows XP
13 71 (15.64%) Migration
14 63 (13.88%) Service Management
15 57 (12.56%) MS Exchange
15 57 (12.56%) Lotus Domino
15 57 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
15 57 (12.56%) Windows Server 2008
16 52 (11.45%) Banking
17 51 (11.23%) Finance
18 46 (10.13%) HP
18 46 (10.13%) Symantec
19 45 (9.91%) VMware
20 41 (9.03%) MCP
21 39 (8.59%) DNS
22 38 (8.37%) SharePoint
22 38 (8.37%) IBM
23 35 (7.71%) OpenView
24 34 (7.49%) Windows Server 2003
25 33 (7.27%) Cisco

IBM Notes
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 57 (12.56%) Lotus Domino
1 57 (12.56%) MS Exchange
2 38 (8.37%) SharePoint
3 32 (7.05%) IIS
4 20 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (3.96%) Apache
6 15 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2013
7 14 (3.08%) Lync
8 13 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (2.20%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (1.76%) GroupWise
11 6 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (1.32%) CMS
11 6 (1.32%) GlassFish
11 6 (1.32%) Office Communications Server
12 5 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.88%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.88%) FileNet
13 4 (0.88%) Documentum
14 3 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 187 (41.19%) MS Office
2 98 (21.59%) MS Excel
3 20 (4.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.10%) MS Project
5 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.32%) Eikon
2 2 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
3 1 (0.22%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.29%) Office 365
2 8 (1.76%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (8.59%) DNS
2 29 (6.39%) VPN
3 23 (5.07%) TCP/IP
4 22 (4.85%) WAN
5 19 (4.19%) LAN
6 18 (3.96%) Firewall
7 17 (3.74%) VoIP
7 17 (3.74%) DHCP
8 12 (2.64%) Internet
9 11 (2.42%) Wireless
10 8 (1.76%) SSL
10 8 (1.76%) POP3
10 8 (1.76%) SMTP
11 7 (1.54%) LDAP
11 7 (1.54%) SAN
11 7 (1.54%) Intranet
11 7 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (1.54%) IMAP
12 5 (1.10%) IP Telephony
13 4 (0.88%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (5.95%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.20%) MS Access
3 6 (1.32%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.22%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (0.44%) MSI
1 2 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.22%) Build Forge
2 1 (0.22%) TestLink
2 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.22%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.22%) Dreamweaver
General
1 52 (11.45%) Banking
2 51 (11.23%) Finance
3 18 (3.96%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.42%) Back Office
4 11 (2.42%) French Language
5 7 (1.54%) Retail
5 7 (1.54%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.32%) Legal
7 5 (1.10%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.10%) Local Government
8 4 (0.88%) Publishing
9 3 (0.66%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.66%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.44%) German Language
10 2 (0.44%) Marketing
11 1 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.22%) Cantonese Language
11 1 (0.22%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.22%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.22%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 156 (34.36%) Analyst
2 80 (17.62%) Service Analyst
2 80 (17.62%) Service Desk Analyst
3 68 (14.98%) Support Analyst
4 61 (13.44%) Desktop Support
5 55 (12.11%) Support Engineer
6 38 (8.37%) 2nd Line Support
7 35 (7.71%) Administrator
8 31 (6.83%) Desktop Engineer
8 31 (6.83%) 1st Line Support
9 30 (6.61%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 25 (5.51%) Developer
11 23 (5.07%) Project Manager
12 21 (4.63%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 21 (4.63%) Desktop Analyst
13 19 (4.19%) Lotus Notes Administrator
13 19 (4.19%) Consultant
14 17 (3.74%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 15 (3.30%) 1st Line Support Analyst
16 14 (3.08%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.86%) HTML
1 13 (2.86%) Middleware
2 12 (2.64%) .NET
3 11 (2.42%) .NET Framework
4 10 (2.20%) ASP.NET
4 10 (2.20%) CSS
5 7 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (1.32%) Flash
7 5 (1.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (0.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (0.66%) X-Windows
9 2 (0.44%) Application Packaging
9 2 (0.44%) jQuery
9 2 (0.44%) RESTful
10 1 (0.22%) Web Services
10 1 (0.22%) XML
10 1 (0.22%) ODBC
10 1 (0.22%) Regular Expression
10 1 (0.22%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 78 (17.18%) Blackberry
2 57 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.08%) Clustering
3 14 (3.08%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.42%) CMDB
5 9 (1.98%) iSeries
6 8 (1.76%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.54%) iPad
8 6 (1.32%) iPhone
8 6 (1.32%) CLARiiON
9 5 (1.10%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.88%) Replication
10 4 (0.88%) SecurID
10 4 (0.88%) Social Media
11 3 (0.66%) Life Science
12 2 (0.44%) FMCG
12 2 (0.44%) Performance Metrics
12 2 (0.44%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.44%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.22%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 252 (55.51%) Windows
2 102 (22.47%) Windows 7
3 72 (15.86%) Windows XP
4 57 (12.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (7.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (5.51%) Windows 8
7 23 (5.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (2.42%) Apple iOS
9 10 (2.20%) Mac OS
10 9 (1.98%) Mac OS X
11 6 (1.32%) Linux
12 4 (0.88%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.66%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.66%) Windows NT
13 3 (0.66%) HPUX
13 3 (0.66%) UNIX
13 3 (0.66%) NetWare
14 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X Server
14 1 (0.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (29.07%) ITIL
2 71 (15.64%) Migration
3 63 (13.88%) Service Management
4 32 (7.05%) Project Management
5 28 (6.17%) Incident Management
6 23 (5.07%) Service Delivery
7 20 (4.41%) Change Management
8 19 (4.19%) Configuration Management
9 14 (3.08%) Email Migration
10 11 (2.42%) MVC
10 11 (2.42%) Problem Management
11 9 (1.98%) Knowledge Management
11 9 (1.98%) Information Security
11 9 (1.98%) E-Commerce
12 8 (1.76%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (1.76%) Network Design
12 8 (1.76%) ITIL V3
12 8 (1.76%) Business Analysis
12 8 (1.76%) Web Development
13 7 (1.54%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 31 (6.83%) Java
2 30 (6.61%) SQL
3 13 (2.86%) JavaScript
4 12 (2.64%) C#
5 11 (2.42%) PowerShell
6 10 (2.20%) C
7 8 (1.76%) VBA
8 1 (0.22%) Python
8 1 (0.22%) LotusScript
8 1 (0.22%) VBScript
8 1 (0.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (9.03%) MCP
2 27 (5.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (5.29%) Security Cleared
4 21 (4.63%) VCP4
5 16 (3.52%) SC Cleared
6 13 (2.86%) Degree
7 12 (2.64%) MCITP
8 7 (1.54%) MCTS
9 6 (1.32%) MCSE
9 6 (1.32%) A+ Certification
10 5 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.88%) CCNA
12 3 (0.66%) CISSP
12 3 (0.66%) CCNP
12 3 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.66%) CISMP
12 3 (0.66%) MCDST
12 3 (0.66%) ISACA
13 2 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (16.96%) SLA
2 6 (1.32%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.66%) QA
4 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 119 (26.21%) Active Directory
2 24 (5.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.64%) Hyper-V
4 11 (2.42%) Terminal Services
4 11 (2.42%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (1.32%) Xen
5 6 (1.32%) vSphere
6 3 (0.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.44%) XenApp
7 2 (0.44%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.44%) DFS Replication
7 2 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.44%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 35 (7.71%) OpenView
2 29 (6.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 23 (5.07%) SCCM
4 6 (1.32%) NetBackup
5 5 (1.10%) Tivoli
5 5 (1.10%) HP SIM
6 3 (0.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.66%) DameWare
7 2 (0.44%) SCOM
8 1 (0.22%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.22%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.22%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.22%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 452 (99.56%) Lotus
2 230 (50.66%) Microsoft
3 161 (35.46%) Citrix
4 46 (10.13%) HP
4 46 (10.13%) Symantec
5 45 (9.91%) VMware
6 38 (8.37%) IBM
7 33 (7.27%) Cisco
8 31 (6.83%) Adobe
9 20 (4.41%) McAfee
10 18 (3.96%) Oracle
11 13 (2.86%) ServiceNow
12 12 (2.64%) EMC
13 11 (2.42%) Avaya
13 11 (2.42%) Dell
13 11 (2.42%) SAP
13 11 (2.42%) Reuters
13 11 (2.42%) Bloomberg
13 11 (2.42%) Novell
14 10 (2.20%) Google
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