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 25 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 / North West
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 153 127
Rank change year-on-year +31 -26  
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 14 8 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.50% 0.20% 0.79%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.48% 1.16% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 10
Median daily rate £145 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -61.33% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £375 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £375 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £140 £250 £300
% change year-on-year -44.00% -16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 2
Median hourly rate £11.00 - £14.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 - £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.65 - £16.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 £15.00 £12.42
% change year-on-year -23.33% +20.77%  

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 402 691 624
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 14.46% 17.34% 15.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 388 323
Median daily rate £360 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 29 32
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.54 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.01% +18.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.80 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £57.75 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00%  

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 25 April 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 25 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
Manchester +9 8 £338 -10.00%
Cheshire +38 4 £140 -
Lancashire - 2 - -
IBM Notes
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 North West region with a requirement for IBM Notes.

1 23 (100.00%) Lotus
2 19 (82.61%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
4 11 (47.83%) Windows
5 10 (43.48%) Windows XP
6 9 (39.13%) Citrix
6 9 (39.13%) Windows 7
7 8 (34.78%) VPN
7 8 (34.78%) ITIL
8 7 (30.43%) Incident Management
8 7 (30.43%) Service Management
8 7 (30.43%) Change Management
8 7 (30.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
8 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (30.43%) Problem Management
9 5 (21.74%) Office 365
9 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Management
10 4 (17.39%) Migration
11 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
12 2 (8.70%) Trend Analysis
12 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
12 2 (8.70%) MCP
13 1 (4.35%) IBM Domino
13 1 (4.35%) DNS
13 1 (4.35%) SLA
13 1 (4.35%) DHCP
13 1 (4.35%) Internet
13 1 (4.35%) Altiris
13 1 (4.35%) ITSM

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 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (4.35%) IBM Domino
1 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (82.61%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Office 365
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.35%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) VPN
2 1 (4.35%) DHCP
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) Skype
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Service Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (21.74%) Support Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (13.04%) 1st Line Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Active Directory Support
7 2 (8.70%) Consultant
7 2 (8.70%) Office 365 Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Administrator
8 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Windows XP
3 9 (39.13%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) ITIL
2 7 (30.43%) Change Management
2 7 (30.43%) Incident Management
2 7 (30.43%) Problem Management
2 7 (30.43%) Service Management
3 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (17.39%) Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Trend Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Data Entry
6 1 (4.35%) ITSM
6 1 (4.35%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) MCP
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Lotus
2 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
3 9 (39.13%) Citrix
4 1 (4.35%) Altiris