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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Notes (formerly Lotus Notes)
Rank 101 95 68
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -27
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 21 15 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.84% 0.70% 1.83%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.66% 4.09% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 18
Average daily rate
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£175 £280 £228
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £258 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £340 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £205 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.88 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +22.22%
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
451 367 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.09% 17.11% 16.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 207 193
Average daily rate £350 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £218 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 21 16
Average hourly rate £17.75 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.90 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £24.20 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 20 August 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
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 20 August 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
Coventry - 8 £238 -
Warwickshire -7 3 - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
IBM Notes
England

IBM Notes
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 49 (100.00%) Lotus
2 34 (69.39%) Windows
3 26 (53.06%) Active Directory
4 23 (46.94%) Microsoft
5 21 (42.86%) ITIL
6 17 (34.69%) MS Office
7 16 (32.65%) SLA
8 12 (24.49%) Linux
9 10 (20.41%) UNIX
10 9 (18.37%) Windows XP
10 9 (18.37%) Citrix
11 8 (16.33%) Service Delivery
11 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
11 8 (16.33%) Blackberry
11 8 (16.33%) ADSL
11 8 (16.33%) WAN
11 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
12 6 (12.24%) iPad
13 5 (10.20%) Windows 7
13 5 (10.20%) HPUX
14 4 (8.16%) Perl
14 4 (8.16%) SMTP
14 4 (8.16%) Red Hat
14 4 (8.16%) Mainframe
14 4 (8.16%) DNS
14 4 (8.16%) Apple iOS
14 4 (8.16%) Windows Phone
14 4 (8.16%) Sendmail
14 4 (8.16%) Degree
14 4 (8.16%) Android

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 3 (6.12%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (34.69%) MS Office
2 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) ADSL
1 8 (16.33%) WAN
1 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.16%) DNS
2 4 (8.16%) IMAP
2 4 (8.16%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (4.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (40.82%) Analyst
2 14 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (18.37%) 1st Line Support
3 9 (18.37%) Support Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (10.20%) Help Desk Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Desktop Support
7 4 (8.16%) Support Technician
7 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Support Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) UNIX Support
8 3 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support Technician
8 3 (6.12%) Technical Support
9 2 (4.08%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (2.04%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Blackberry
2 6 (12.24%) iPad
3 4 (8.16%) Mainframe
3 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.16%) iPhone
4 2 (4.08%) Handset
5 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 34 (69.39%) Windows
2 12 (24.49%) Linux
3 10 (20.41%) UNIX
4 9 (18.37%) Windows XP
5 5 (10.20%) HPUX
5 5 (10.20%) Windows 7
6 4 (8.16%) Apple iOS
6 4 (8.16%) Windows Phone
6 4 (8.16%) Android
6 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) ITIL
2 8 (16.33%) Service Delivery
3 3 (6.12%) Change Management
4 2 (4.08%) Configuration Management
4 2 (4.08%) Project Management
4 2 (4.08%) Service Management
4 2 (4.08%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.08%) CAFM
5 1 (2.04%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.04%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.04%) Change Control
5 1 (2.04%) User Stories
5 1 (2.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.04%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.16%) Perl
2 1 (2.04%) VBScript
2 1 (2.04%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (32.65%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (53.06%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.16%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 49 (100.00%) Lotus
2 23 (46.94%) Microsoft
3 9 (18.37%) Citrix
4 4 (8.16%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.08%) Apple
6 1 (2.04%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.04%) HP