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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Notes (formerly Lotus Notes)
Rank 98 80 90
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +10
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 22 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.87% 1.14% 1.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.50% 6.53% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 11
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £106 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £336 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £220 £273
% change year-on-year
+7.95% -19.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
489 352 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.26% 17.42% 18.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 204 196
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 25 29
Average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £27.50 £33.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -9.32%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -10 9 £319 -
Birmingham -13 8 £130 -48.00%
Coventry - 2 - -
Solihull - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
IBM Notes
England

IBM Notes
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 51 (100.00%) Lotus
2 34 (66.67%) Windows
3 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
4 21 (41.18%) Active Directory
5 20 (39.22%) MS Office
6 19 (37.25%) Citrix
7 18 (35.29%) ITIL
8 13 (25.49%) SLA
9 12 (23.53%) TCP/IP
9 12 (23.53%) Linux
10 11 (21.57%) Windows XP
11 10 (19.61%) Blackberry
11 10 (19.61%) Windows 7
12 9 (17.65%) Back Office
13 8 (15.69%) UNIX
14 7 (13.73%) Java
14 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (13.73%) Symantec
14 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (13.73%) Banking
15 6 (11.76%) Service Delivery
15 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
16 5 (9.80%) ADSL
16 5 (9.80%) WAN
16 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
17 4 (7.84%) Degree
17 4 (7.84%) IMAP
17 4 (7.84%) FIX Protocol
17 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
17 4 (7.84%) Sendmail

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (7.84%) Lotus Domino
2 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.92%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (39.22%) MS Office
2 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.92%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.53%) TCP/IP
2 5 (9.80%) ADSL
2 5 (9.80%) WAN
3 4 (7.84%) SMTP
3 4 (7.84%) IMAP
3 4 (7.84%) DNS
4 2 (3.92%) Intranet
5 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (17.65%) Back Office
2 7 (13.73%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (47.06%) Analyst
2 17 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 11 (21.57%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (19.61%) Service Analyst
4 10 (19.61%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (19.61%) 1st Line Support
5 9 (17.65%) Desktop Support
6 7 (13.73%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 7 (13.73%) Desktop Analyst
6 7 (13.73%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 5 (9.80%) Technical Support
8 4 (7.84%) Support Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) Support Technician
10 2 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 2 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support Technician
10 2 (3.92%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
10 2 (3.92%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 2 (3.92%) Lotus Notes Support
10 2 (3.92%) UNIX Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (3.92%) RESTful
3 1 (1.96%) J2EE
3 1 (1.96%) Web Services
3 1 (1.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Blackberry
2 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.92%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 34 (66.67%) Windows
2 12 (23.53%) Linux
3 11 (21.57%) Windows XP
4 10 (19.61%) Windows 7
5 8 (15.69%) UNIX
6 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (7.84%) HPUX
8 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (35.29%) ITIL
2 6 (11.76%) Service Delivery
3 3 (5.88%) Change Management
3 3 (5.88%) Change Control
4 2 (3.92%) Data Migration
4 2 (3.92%) TOGAF
4 2 (3.92%) Supplier Management
4 2 (3.92%) Incident Management
4 2 (3.92%) Migration
4 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2
4 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
4 2 (3.92%) Project Management
4 2 (3.92%) Service Management
5 1 (1.96%) Business Continuity
5 1 (1.96%) Load Balancing
5 1 (1.96%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.96%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (1.96%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) Java
2 4 (7.84%) Perl
3 1 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (25.49%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.84%) Sendmail
3 3 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 51 (100.00%) Lotus
2 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
3 19 (37.25%) Citrix
4 7 (13.73%) Symantec
5 3 (5.88%) IBM
6 2 (3.92%) Google
6 2 (3.92%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.96%) Nokia
7 1 (1.96%) HP