The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 23 May 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 / North West
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 155 133
Rank change year-on-year +25 -22  
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 9 8 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.32% 0.21% 0.64%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.13% 1.20% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 8
Median daily rate £150 £438 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -65.71% +8.02%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £388 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £140 £250 £300
% change year-on-year -44.00% -16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £11.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -16.66% -  

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 North West with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 422 668 554
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 15.18% 17.21% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 384 303
Median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 26
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.95% +20.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.49 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 £40.70 £45.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.68% -5.00%  

IBM Notes
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 North West

IBM Notes
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM Notes in the North West

IBM Notes
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM Notes in the North West over the 3 months to 23 May 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM Notes in the North West

IBM Notes
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM Notes in the North West

IBM Notes
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 23 May 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
Manchester +16 6 £338 -22.85% 1
Cheshire +35 3 £140 -
IBM Notes
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 North West region with a requirement for IBM Notes.

1 21 (100.00%) Lotus
2 17 (80.95%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
4 10 (47.62%) Windows
5 9 (42.86%) Windows XP
6 8 (38.10%) Windows 7
6 8 (38.10%) Citrix
7 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 7 (33.33%) VPN
7 7 (33.33%) ITIL
8 6 (28.57%) Incident Management
8 6 (28.57%) Service Management
8 6 (28.57%) Change Management
8 6 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (28.57%) Problem Management
9 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (23.81%) Office 365
10 4 (19.05%) Migration
11 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
12 1 (4.76%) Internet
12 1 (4.76%) MCP
12 1 (4.76%) IBM Domino
12 1 (4.76%) DNS
12 1 (4.76%) SLA
12 1 (4.76%) DHCP
12 1 (4.76%) ITSM
12 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
12 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (4.76%) Computer Science

IBM Notes
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (4.76%) IBM Domino
1 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (80.95%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Office 365
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.76%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (4.76%) DHCP
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) Skype
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) 1st Line Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (9.52%) Active Directory Support
6 2 (9.52%) Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Office 365 Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 1 (4.76%) Active Directory Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Azure Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Windows XP
3 8 (38.10%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) Change Management
2 6 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 6 (28.57%) Problem Management
2 6 (28.57%) Service Management
3 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (19.05%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Data Entry
5 1 (4.76%) ITSM
5 1 (4.76%) Software Deployment
5 1 (4.76%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) MCP
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Lotus
2 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 8 (38.10%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) Altiris