The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 26 April 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)
England / East of England
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 107 114
Rank change year-on-year -8 +7  
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 8 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.38% 0.74% 0.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.17% 4.57% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 4
Median daily rate £188 £170 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% -66.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £407 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £140 £250 £300
% change year-on-year -44.00% -16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -23.33% +7.14%  

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 the East of England with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 368 416 582
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 17.34% 16.14% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 232 342
Median daily rate £425 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £188 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £397 £375
% change year-on-year +0.75% +5.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 39
Median hourly rate £19.00 £13.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.15% -44.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.73 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £57.50 £41.36
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +13.04% -13.75%  

IBM Notes
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

IBM Notes
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM Notes in the East of England

IBM Notes
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM Notes in the East of England

IBM Notes
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 26 April 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
Hertfordshire +7 5 £200 -42.85% 2
Bedfordshire -7 2 £151 +20.40%
Cambridgeshire +9 1 - -
IBM Notes
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 East of England region with a requirement for IBM Notes.

1 13 (100.00%) Lotus
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 7 (53.85%) VMware
4 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
5 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (30.77%) vSphere
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (23.08%) LAN
7 3 (23.08%) WAN
7 3 (23.08%) Citrix
7 3 (23.08%) Unified Communications
7 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (23.08%) Java SE
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (23.08%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (23.08%) Software Deployment
7 3 (23.08%) Proactive Monitoring
8 2 (15.38%) vCenter Server
8 2 (15.38%) Issue Tracking
8 2 (15.38%) Change Management
8 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared

IBM Notes
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) G Suite
1 2 (15.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) LAN
1 3 (23.08%) Unified Communications
1 3 (23.08%) WAN
2 2 (15.38%) DHCP
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) SMTP
2 2 (15.38%) VPN
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Support
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Collaboration Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Messaging Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Support
3 2 (15.38%) PC Support
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Messaging Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) SharePoint Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Strategy Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Ubuntu
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (23.08%) Proactive Monitoring
1 3 (23.08%) Software Deployment
2 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (15.38%) Change Management
2 2 (15.38%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) vSphere
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (23.08%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
4 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Lotus
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) Acronis
5 2 (15.38%) Dell
5 2 (15.38%) Google
5 2 (15.38%) HP
6 1 (7.69%) Adobe
6 1 (7.69%) Intel Security
6 1 (7.69%) NetApp
6 1 (7.69%) Symantec