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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Notes over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Notes (formerly Lotus Notes)
England / West Midlands
Rank - 116 104
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 0 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.42% 0.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 2.30% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 4
Median daily rate - £440 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +125.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £140 £180 £300
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £18.00 £12.21
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +47.42%

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
306 479 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 12.90% 18.47% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 263 206
Median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £516 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 26
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.40 £19.00 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%

IBM Notes
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing IBM Notes as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IBM Notes also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for IBM Notes.

1 8 (100.00%) Lotus
2 4 (50.00%) IBM Domino
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
3 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
4 2 (25.00%) PKI
4 2 (25.00%) Postfix
4 2 (25.00%) Sendmail
4 2 (25.00%) AS400
4 2 (25.00%) XMPP
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) Unix
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) SSL
4 2 (25.00%) S/MIME
5 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) Dell
5 1 (12.50%) PMI
5 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
5 1 (12.50%) BMC
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
5 1 (12.50%) SAP
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) VoIP
5 1 (12.50%) WLAN
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) IBM Domino
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Quickr
2 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) S/MIME
1 2 (25.00%) SSL
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) Skype
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) WAAS
2 1 (12.50%) WLAN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) AS400 Support
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Manager
2 1 (12.50%) IT Technician
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Incident Manager
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Lotus Notes Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Lotus Notes Support
2 1 (12.50%) Migration Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Project Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Project Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) AS400
1 2 (25.00%) PKI
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) FMCG
2 1 (12.50%) iSeries
2 1 (12.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Change Management
1 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (12.50%) Line Management
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Postfix
1 2 (25.00%) Sendmail
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Lotus
2 1 (12.50%) BMC
2 1 (12.50%) Dell
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) Remedy
2 1 (12.50%) SAP