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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Notes (formerly Lotus Notes)
Rank 93 75 93
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +18
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 21 24 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.90% 1.13% 0.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.08% 6.84% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.66% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £260 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £458 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £140 £261
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -46.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 2
Average hourly rate £15.85 £14.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.45% -1.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.89% -3.33%
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
413 351 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.75% 16.46% 17.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 191 141
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £468 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 28 29
Average hourly rate £16.63 £21.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.80% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £27.50 £28.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.24 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% -9.27%

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 19 December 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM Notes across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

IBM Notes Hourly Rate Histogram 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 19 December 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
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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 -7 11 £170 -43.33%
Birmingham -2 6 £130 -56.66%
Coventry -7 2 £190 -
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
IBM Notes
England

IBM Notes
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 38 (100.00%) Lotus
2 26 (68.42%) Windows
3 20 (52.63%) Citrix
4 19 (50.00%) MS Office
5 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
6 12 (31.58%) Windows XP
7 11 (28.95%) ITIL
7 11 (28.95%) Windows 7
8 10 (26.32%) Active Directory
9 9 (23.68%) SLA
9 9 (23.68%) Blackberry
9 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (21.05%) Back Office
10 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (18.42%) Banking
11 7 (18.42%) Symantec
11 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
11 7 (18.42%) Java
11 7 (18.42%) Linux
12 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (13.16%) IBM
14 4 (10.53%) Lotus Domino
14 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
15 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
15 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
15 3 (7.89%) Change Control
15 3 (7.89%) UNIX
16 2 (5.26%) Finance
16 2 (5.26%) Migration
16 2 (5.26%) TOGAF

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (10.53%) Lotus Domino
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (50.00%) MS Office
2 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Google Apps
1 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.26%) SMTP
2 2 (5.26%) DNS
2 2 (5.26%) Intranet
2 2 (5.26%) IMAP
3 1 (2.63%) Internet
General
1 8 (21.05%) Back Office
2 7 (18.42%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Analyst
2 16 (42.11%) Support Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) Desktop Support
4 7 (18.42%) Desktop Analyst
4 7 (18.42%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (18.42%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 7 (18.42%) Service Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Technical Support
6 4 (10.53%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (7.89%) Administrator
8 2 (5.26%) Architect
8 2 (5.26%) Technical Architect
8 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (5.26%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (5.26%) SharePoint Administrator
9 1 (2.63%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) RESTful
2 1 (2.63%) Middleware
2 1 (2.63%) J2EE
2 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Blackberry
2 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (68.42%) Windows
2 12 (31.58%) Windows XP
3 11 (28.95%) Windows 7
4 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (18.42%) Linux
7 3 (7.89%) UNIX
8 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.63%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) ITIL
2 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
2 3 (7.89%) Change Control
3 2 (5.26%) Migration
3 2 (5.26%) TOGAF
3 2 (5.26%) Supplier Management
3 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
3 2 (5.26%) Change Management
3 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
3 2 (5.26%) Data Migration
4 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (2.63%) Data Entry
4 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.63%) Project Management
4 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.63%) Data Analysis
4 1 (2.63%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) Java
2 2 (5.26%) C
2 2 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
1 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.63%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.68%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.26%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) Lotus
2 20 (52.63%) Citrix
3 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
4 7 (18.42%) Symantec
5 5 (13.16%) IBM
6 2 (5.26%) Google
7 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.63%) Nokia
7 1 (2.63%) HP
7 1 (2.63%) Compaq
7 1 (2.63%) Dell