The table below looks at the statistics for IBM Notes skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Notes over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Notes (formerly Lotus Notes)
Rank 111 92 92
Rank change year-on-year
-19 0
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 17 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.63% 0.89% 0.69%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.19% 5.68% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 8
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £180 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £308 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £190 £270
% change year-on-year
+57.89% -29.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 2
Average hourly rate £15.85 £14.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.31% +9.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.42 £13.75 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -6.77%
IBM Notes
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
533 370 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.67% 15.65% 16.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 197 140
Average daily rate £375 £330 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.71% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 22 24
Average hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% -30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.97 £21.40 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%

IBM Notes
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM Notes across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

IBM Notes Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

IBM Notes
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM Notes across the West Midlands region.

IBM Notes Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

IBM Notes
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM Notes across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

IBM Notes Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

IBM Notes
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IBM Notes across the West Midlands region.

IBM Notes Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

IBM Notes
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
Warwickshire +1 7 £255 +13.33% 3
Coventry +8 4 £198 -
Staffordshire -12 2 £270 -7.29%
Birmingham -12 1 £550 +205.55%
Shropshire - - - -
IBM Notes
England

IBM Notes
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 27 (100.00%) Lotus
2 21 (77.78%) Windows
3 16 (59.26%) ITIL
4 13 (48.15%) Citrix
5 10 (37.04%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (33.33%) MS Office
7 8 (29.63%) Lotus Domino
7 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
8 7 (25.93%) SLA
8 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (22.22%) Load Balancing
9 6 (22.22%) Windows XP
9 6 (22.22%) IBM
10 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
10 5 (18.52%) Windows NT
10 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
11 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
11 3 (11.11%) MCDST
11 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
11 3 (11.11%) Linux
12 2 (7.41%) UNIX
12 2 (7.41%) HPUX
12 2 (7.41%) HP
12 2 (7.41%) A+ Certification
12 2 (7.41%) MCITP
12 2 (7.41%) Wireless
12 2 (7.41%) DameWare

IBM Notes
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 8 (29.63%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 9 (33.33%) MS Office
2 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Wireless
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Analyst
2 9 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 5 (18.52%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (7.41%) Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Support
6 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support
6 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Lotus Notes Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Support Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Desktop Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Server Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Deployment Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Domino Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Deployment Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) PMI
2 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 21 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 5 (18.52%) Windows NT
4 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
5 3 (11.11%) Linux
6 2 (7.41%) UNIX
6 2 (7.41%) HPUX
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) ITIL
2 6 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 3 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.70%) Data Entry
4 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.70%) Project Management
4 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (11.11%) MCDST
2 2 (7.41%) MCITP
2 2 (7.41%) A+ Certification
3 1 (3.70%) PMP
3 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) DameWare
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Lotus
2 13 (48.15%) Citrix
3 6 (22.22%) IBM
4 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.41%) HP
6 1 (3.70%) Compaq
6 1 (3.70%) Dell
6 1 (3.70%) Intel
6 1 (3.70%) CA