The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for IBM Notes skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IBM Notes over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM Notes (formerly Lotus Notes)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 - 61
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 4 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.73% - 1.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.63% - 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Median daily rate £140 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £143 £250 £306
% change year-on-year -43.00% -18.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £18.50 £12.42
% change year-on-year -32.43% +48.95%  

IBM Notes is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 71 225 124
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 12.96% 22.21% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 130 56
Median daily rate £375 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £266 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 15
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +3.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year - +3.91%  

IBM Notes
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing IBM Notes as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for IBM Notes in Cheshire

IBM Notes
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IBM Notes in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM Notes in Cheshire

IBM Notes
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Notes in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM Notes in Cheshire

IBM Notes
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Notes within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 3 £140 -
Chester - 1 - -
IBM Notes
North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for IBM Notes.

1 11 (100.00%) MS Office
1 11 (100.00%) Lotus
2 9 (81.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 9 (81.82%) Service Management
2 9 (81.82%) Change Management
2 9 (81.82%) Incident Management
2 9 (81.82%) ITIL
2 9 (81.82%) Problem Management
2 9 (81.82%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) MCP
4 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
4 5 (45.45%) Trend Analysis
5 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
6 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
6 2 (18.18%) VPN
6 2 (18.18%) Citrix
6 2 (18.18%) Windows
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 7

IBM Notes
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Applications
1 11 (100.00%) MS Office
2 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) VPN
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
1 9 (81.82%) Analyst
1 9 (81.82%) Service Analyst
1 9 (81.82%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) 1st Line Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
1 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Change Management
1 9 (81.82%) Incident Management
1 9 (81.82%) ITIL
1 9 (81.82%) Problem Management
1 9 (81.82%) Service Management
2 5 (45.45%) Trend Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) MCP
Systems Management
1 9 (81.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Lotus
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix