Period
to 23 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 23 July 2018 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)
UK
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 757 699 607
Rank change year-on-year -58 -92 -64
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 139 159 298
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.17% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.81% 0.99% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 72 164
UK median daily rate £203 £230 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.96% -16.36% -10.20%
10th Percentile £127 £114 £113
90th Percentile £438 £475 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £275 £260
% change year-on-year -27.27% +5.77% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 27 26
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £12.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -27.54% +43.75%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.50 £11.88
90th Percentile £51.25 £18.54 £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £11.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year +23.91% -33.33% +43.75%

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

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 17,178 16,098 19,659
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.63% 16.92% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,293 10,400 12,842
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +2.38% +8.39%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 392 469
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £20.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -4.36% +7.32%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.25 £52.50 £45.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% -7.32% +9.74%

IBM Notes
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing IBM Notes as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for IBM Notes in the UK

IBM Notes
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM Notes in the UK

IBM Notes
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM Notes over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM Notes in the UK

IBM Notes
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM Notes in the UK

IBM Notes
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM Notes over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for IBM Notes in the UK

IBM Notes
Top 15 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 23 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -65 112 £221 +10.38% 15
UK excluding London -36 94 £200 -27.27% 13
London -48 44 £223 +3.84% 3
North of England -12 33 £165 -40.00% 4
North West -10 26 £150 +3.45% 1
Scotland -27 14 £325 +35.42% 1
East of England 0 13 £325 +73.33% 1
Wales -8 12 £188 -
South East -12 11 £225 +10.43% 1
Midlands -18 9 £250 +100.00% 5
East Midlands +4 8 £250 +100.00% 2
Yorkshire -35 6 £325 -18.75% 3
South West -5 2 £110 -73.33% 1
North East +3 1 - -
West Midlands -27 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing IBM Notes also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for IBM Notes.

1 132 (94.96%) Lotus
2 72 (51.80%) Windows
3 36 (25.90%) SharePoint
4 35 (25.18%) Microsoft Office
5 31 (22.30%) IBM Domino
6 30 (21.58%) Microsoft
7 28 (20.14%) Migration
8 27 (19.42%) IBM
9 26 (18.71%) Office 365
9 26 (18.71%) Windows Server
10 24 (17.27%) Active Directory
10 24 (17.27%) Security Cleared
11 23 (16.55%) SC Cleared
12 20 (14.39%) Linux
12 20 (14.39%) SQL
13 18 (12.95%) Oracle
14 17 (12.23%) MS Exchange
14 17 (12.23%) Windows 7
15 16 (11.51%) Citrix
15 16 (11.51%) Finance
16 15 (10.79%) Problem-Solving
17 14 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
17 14 (10.07%) Windows 10
17 14 (10.07%) VMware
17 14 (10.07%) SCCM
17 14 (10.07%) Java
17 14 (10.07%) Microsoft Excel
18 13 (9.35%) ITIL
18 13 (9.35%) SQL Server
18 13 (9.35%) LAN

IBM Notes
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 36 (25.90%) SharePoint
2 31 (22.30%) IBM Domino
3 17 (12.23%) MS Exchange
4 13 (9.35%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (5.04%) Skype for Business
6 5 (3.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (2.88%) Quickr
7 4 (2.88%) WebSphere
8 3 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (2.16%) IBM Connections
8 3 (2.16%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.44%) FileNet
9 2 (1.44%) IIS
9 2 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.72%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 35 (25.18%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (10.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Concordance
1 2 (1.44%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 26 (18.71%) Office 365
2 6 (4.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.72%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.35%) LAN
2 12 (8.63%) VPN
3 11 (7.91%) WAN
4 9 (6.47%) Skype
5 8 (5.76%) DNS
6 7 (5.04%) DHCP
7 6 (4.32%) Internet
8 5 (3.60%) Firewall
8 5 (3.60%) iSCSI
8 5 (3.60%) NAS
8 5 (3.60%) SAN
8 5 (3.60%) TCP/IP
9 3 (2.16%) Telepresence
9 3 (2.16%) VoIP
10 2 (1.44%) Ethernet
10 2 (1.44%) Intranet
10 2 (1.44%) Junos
10 2 (1.44%) Network Security
10 2 (1.44%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.44%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.35%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.04%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (2.88%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.16%) DB2
4 3 (2.16%) MS Access
5 2 (1.44%) GIS
5 2 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (2.88%) MSI
2 2 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.72%) JIRA
General
1 16 (11.51%) Finance
2 10 (7.19%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.88%) Retail
4 3 (2.16%) Banking
4 3 (2.16%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.44%) Law
5 2 (1.44%) Legal
6 1 (0.72%) Military
6 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (19.42%) Analyst
2 21 (15.11%) Support Engineer
3 20 (14.39%) Developer
4 19 (13.67%) Desktop Support
5 14 (10.07%) Administrator
5 14 (10.07%) Desktop Engineer
6 13 (9.35%) Support Analyst
7 11 (7.91%) Lotus Notes Developer
8 10 (7.19%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (7.19%) IT Support
8 10 (7.19%) Service Analyst
9 9 (6.47%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 9 (6.47%) Floorwalker
10 8 (5.76%) Domino Administrator
10 8 (5.76%) Project Manager
11 7 (5.04%) IT Engineer
11 7 (5.04%) Lotus Notes Support
12 6 (4.32%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 6 (4.32%) Lotus Notes Administrator
12 6 (4.32%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.91%) Web Services
2 8 (5.76%) .NET
2 8 (5.76%) HTML
3 7 (5.04%) jQuery
3 7 (5.04%) XML
4 6 (4.32%) CSS
5 4 (2.88%) XPages
6 3 (2.16%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.16%) Spring
7 2 (1.44%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.44%) REST
7 2 (1.44%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.72%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.72%) PostGIS
8 1 (0.72%) Spring Boot
8 1 (0.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.72%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.19%) Blackberry
3 9 (6.47%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.04%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (4.32%) Fat Client
5 6 (4.32%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (4.32%) Thin Client
6 4 (2.88%) iPhone
6 4 (2.88%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (2.16%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.44%) CMDB
8 2 (1.44%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.44%) PMI
8 2 (1.44%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.44%) Wiki
9 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.72%) iSeries
9 1 (0.72%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.72%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 72 (51.80%) Windows
2 26 (18.71%) Windows Server
3 20 (14.39%) Linux
4 17 (12.23%) Windows 7
5 14 (10.07%) Windows 10
6 11 (7.91%) Unix
7 10 (7.19%) Windows XP
8 9 (6.47%) Windows 8
9 7 (5.04%) Android
10 6 (4.32%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (3.60%) AIX
11 5 (3.60%) Apple iOS
11 5 (3.60%) Solaris
12 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (2.16%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (2.16%) Windows NT
13 3 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.14%) Migration
2 15 (10.79%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (9.35%) ITIL
4 12 (8.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (7.91%) Document Management
6 10 (7.19%) Project Management
7 9 (6.47%) Change Management
7 9 (6.47%) Service Management
8 8 (5.76%) Time Management
9 7 (5.04%) Creative Thinking
9 7 (5.04%) Incident Management
10 6 (4.32%) Validation
11 5 (3.60%) Break/Fix
11 5 (3.60%) Data Protection
11 5 (3.60%) Infrastructure Management
11 5 (3.60%) Problem Management
12 4 (2.88%) Data Migration
12 4 (2.88%) High Availability
12 4 (2.88%) Information Architecture
12 4 (2.88%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 20 (14.39%) SQL
2 14 (10.07%) Java
3 12 (8.63%) JavaScript
4 10 (7.19%) PowerShell
5 9 (6.47%) LotusScript
6 8 (5.76%) C
6 8 (5.76%) Shell Script
7 6 (4.32%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.60%) C#
9 4 (2.88%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.88%) C++
9 4 (2.88%) Perl
9 4 (2.88%) VBScript
10 2 (1.44%) Python
10 2 (1.44%) Ruby
11 1 (0.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (17.27%) Security Cleared
2 23 (16.55%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.91%) Degree
4 5 (3.60%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.16%) HNC
6 3 (2.16%) HND
7 2 (1.44%) CAPM
7 2 (1.44%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.44%) MCP
7 2 (1.44%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.44%) PMP
8 1 (0.72%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.72%) CCNA
8 1 (0.72%) MCSA
8 1 (0.72%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.60%) SLA
2 4 (2.88%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (1.44%) QA
System Software
1 24 (17.27%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.47%) vSphere
3 5 (3.60%) NFS
3 5 (3.60%) XenDesktop
4 4 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.16%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (2.16%) VMware NSX
6 2 (1.44%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.72%) Xen
7 1 (0.72%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (10.07%) SCCM
2 10 (7.19%) NetBackup
3 6 (4.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (4.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (2.16%) SCOM
4 3 (2.16%) vMotion
4 3 (2.16%) vRealize
5 2 (1.44%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.72%) SCSM
Vendors
1 132 (94.96%) Lotus
2 30 (21.58%) Microsoft
3 27 (19.42%) IBM
4 18 (12.95%) Oracle
5 16 (11.51%) Citrix
6 14 (10.07%) VMware
7 12 (8.63%) Cisco
8 10 (7.19%) Apple
9 9 (6.47%) HP
10 6 (4.32%) Cognos
11 5 (3.60%) Altiris
11 5 (3.60%) Symantec
12 4 (2.88%) CommVault
12 4 (2.88%) Sophos
12 4 (2.88%) Veritas
13 3 (2.16%) EMC
13 3 (2.16%) Nintex
13 3 (2.16%) Qualys
13 3 (2.16%) Red Hat
13 3 (2.16%) Xerox