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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 148 121
Rank change year-on-year +15 -27  
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 4 13 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.14% 0.34% 0.81%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.96% 2.10% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 10
Median daily rate - £438 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.68%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £254 £350
% change year-on-year +13.18% -27.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £11.00 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.42% -20.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £12.94
% change year-on-year -26.66% +15.96%  

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 418 620 550
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 14.26% 16.13% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 375 314
Median daily rate £370 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £525 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 24 21
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.34 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.57% -24.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £12.49 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £36.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14%  

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 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 22 June 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
Cheshire +23 2 - -
Manchester +5 2 - - 1
IBM Notes
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 19 (100.00%) Lotus
2 15 (78.95%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (57.89%) Windows
3 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
4 9 (47.37%) Citrix
4 9 (47.37%) Windows XP
5 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
5 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
6 7 (36.84%) VPN
7 6 (31.58%) Office 365
8 5 (26.32%) ITIL
9 4 (21.05%) Migration
10 3 (15.79%) Service Management
10 3 (15.79%) Change Management
10 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
10 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
10 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (15.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (10.53%) IBM Domino
11 2 (10.53%) DNS
11 2 (10.53%) DHCP
12 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
12 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
12 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
12 1 (5.26%) Yammer
12 1 (5.26%) Skype
12 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
12 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment

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 2 (10.53%) IBM Domino
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (78.95%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Office 365
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.26%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) VPN
2 2 (10.53%) DHCP
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (5.26%) Skype
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) 1st Line Support
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Service Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) 1st Line Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Active Directory Support
4 2 (10.53%) Office 365 Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Office 365 Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Exchange Support
5 1 (5.26%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) First Line Help Desk Support
5 1 (5.26%) Floorwalker
5 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Support
5 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Windows XP
3 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Migration
3 3 (15.79%) Change Management
3 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
3 3 (15.79%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) Data Entry
4 1 (5.26%) ITSM
4 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Lotus
2 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 9 (47.37%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) Altiris