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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Notes (formerly Lotus Notes)
Rank 100 87 91
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 11 24 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.51% 1.15% 0.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.11% 8.54% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 3
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% +122.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £180 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £422 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £153 £225
% change year-on-year
+94.12% -31.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £15.85 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.40% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +7.40%
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
354 281 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.34% 13.48% 17.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 168 126
Average daily rate £375 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £226 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £449 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 20 27
Average hourly rate £15.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.19% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.61 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £22.69 £27.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -0.48%

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 26 January 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
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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 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
Coventry +4 5 £190 -
Warwickshire -6 5 £155 -48.33%
Birmingham -10 1 - -
Shropshire - - - -
IBM Notes
England

IBM Notes
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 34 (100.00%) Lotus
2 23 (67.65%) Windows
3 20 (58.82%) Citrix
4 19 (55.88%) MS Office
5 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 11 (32.35%) Windows XP
7 10 (29.41%) ITIL
7 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
7 10 (29.41%) Windows 7
8 8 (23.53%) Blackberry
9 7 (20.59%) Symantec
9 7 (20.59%) Java
9 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
9 7 (20.59%) Back Office
9 7 (20.59%) Banking
10 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (14.71%) SLA
11 5 (14.71%) IBM
11 5 (14.71%) Linux
12 4 (11.76%) Lotus Domino
12 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
13 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (8.82%) MCDST
13 3 (8.82%) Load Balancing
13 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
13 3 (8.82%) Change Control
14 2 (5.88%) Google Apps
14 2 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 4 (11.76%) Lotus Domino
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (55.88%) MS Office
2 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (5.88%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.88%) Intranet
2 2 (5.88%) Wireless
3 1 (2.94%) Internet
General
1 7 (20.59%) Back Office
1 7 (20.59%) Banking
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) Analyst
2 14 (41.18%) Support Analyst
3 9 (26.47%) Desktop Support
4 8 (23.53%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 8 (23.53%) Desktop Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Service Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Technical Support
6 4 (11.76%) Administrator
7 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) SharePoint Administrator
8 2 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (5.88%) Architect
8 2 (5.88%) Technical Architect
8 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (2.94%) Lotus Notes Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) RESTful
2 1 (2.94%) J2EE
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
2 1 (2.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Blackberry
2 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 23 (67.65%) Windows
2 11 (32.35%) Windows XP
3 10 (29.41%) Windows 7
4 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (14.71%) Linux
6 2 (5.88%) HPUX
7 1 (2.94%) UNIX
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) ITIL
2 3 (8.82%) Load Balancing
2 3 (8.82%) Change Control
3 2 (5.88%) Supplier Management
3 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
3 2 (5.88%) Migration
3 2 (5.88%) TOGAF
3 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
3 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.94%) Change Management
4 1 (2.94%) Data Analysis
4 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (2.94%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) Java
2 2 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (8.82%) MCDST
2 2 (5.88%) MCITP
2 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) DameWare
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) Lotus
2 20 (58.82%) Citrix
3 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 7 (20.59%) Symantec
5 5 (14.71%) IBM
6 2 (5.88%) Google
7 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.94%) HP
7 1 (2.94%) Compaq
7 1 (2.94%) Dell
7 1 (2.94%) Intel
7 1 (2.94%) CA
7 1 (2.94%) Nokia