Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 755 720 626
Rank change year-on-year -35 -94 -25
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 129 147 277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.75% 0.88% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 76 157
UK median daily rate £200 £205 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% -21.15% -20.00%
10th Percentile £127 £126 £121
90th Percentile £440 £424 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £235 £275 £260
% change year-on-year -14.55% +5.77% -22.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 26
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £13.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.52% -25.00% +50.00%
10th Percentile £11.20 £10.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.25 £24.10 £28.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £12.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +24.00% -30.56% +50.00%

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 17,295 16,669 19,843
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.78% 16.77% 18.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,271 10,891 12,996
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £273 £263 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 411 517
UK median hourly rate £21.38 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.88% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.00 £11.96
90th Percentile £50.05 £48.75 £47.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.73
% change year-on-year +5.00% -3.52% +9.11%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -5 117 £235 +23.68% 18
UK excluding London -16 94 £235 -14.55% 11
North of England -20 36 £155 +19.23% 3
London -40 32 £184 +5.14% 7
North West -2 22 £138 +37.50%
Midlands -13 17 £375 +154.24% 4
South East -10 16 £250 +11.11%
East of England +6 15 £240 - 3
Yorkshire -24 13 £290 -7.94% 3
West Midlands -20 9 £160 -7.41% 4
East Midlands +10 8 £413 +230.00%
Scotland -19 5 £375 -
Wales -22 4 £180 +71.43%
North East -3 1 - -
South West -17 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 124 (96.12%) Lotus
2 54 (41.86%) Windows
3 40 (31.01%) Microsoft
3 40 (31.01%) Active Directory
4 28 (21.71%) SharePoint
4 28 (21.71%) IBM Domino
4 28 (21.71%) Office 365
5 26 (20.16%) ITIL
6 25 (19.38%) Microsoft Office
6 25 (19.38%) Migration
7 21 (16.28%) Windows 7
7 21 (16.28%) Java
8 20 (15.50%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (13.95%) Oracle
10 17 (13.18%) SQL
10 17 (13.18%) MS Exchange
10 17 (13.18%) WAN
10 17 (13.18%) IBM
10 17 (13.18%) VMware
10 17 (13.18%) Windows Server
10 17 (13.18%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (12.40%) Citrix
12 15 (11.63%) LAN
12 15 (11.63%) Windows 10
13 14 (10.85%) Manufacturing
13 14 (10.85%) Degree
14 13 (10.08%) Computer Science
14 13 (10.08%) Finance
14 13 (10.08%) JavaScript
15 12 (9.30%) Cisco

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 28 (21.71%) IBM Domino
1 28 (21.71%) SharePoint
2 17 (13.18%) MS Exchange
3 7 (5.43%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (4.65%) Quickr
5 5 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (3.88%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.33%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.55%) FileNet
7 2 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.78%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 25 (19.38%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (6.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (3.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.33%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 28 (21.71%) Office 365
2 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.55%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.18%) WAN
2 15 (11.63%) LAN
3 11 (8.53%) TCP/IP
4 9 (6.98%) Skype
5 8 (6.20%) VPN
6 7 (5.43%) DNS
7 6 (4.65%) DHCP
7 6 (4.65%) Internet
8 5 (3.88%) Ethernet
8 5 (3.88%) VoIP
9 4 (3.10%) Wireless
10 3 (2.33%) IMAP
10 3 (2.33%) iSCSI
10 3 (2.33%) NAS
10 3 (2.33%) Network Security
10 3 (2.33%) SAN
10 3 (2.33%) SMTP
10 3 (2.33%) WLAN
11 2 (1.55%) SSL
12 1 (0.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.65%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (3.10%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.55%) MS Access
5 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
General
1 14 (10.85%) Manufacturing
2 13 (10.08%) Finance
3 8 (6.20%) Retail
4 4 (3.10%) Cantonese Language
4 4 (3.10%) Mandarin Language
5 2 (1.55%) Automotive
5 2 (1.55%) Banking
6 1 (0.78%) Marketing
6 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.78%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 30 (23.26%) Analyst
2 17 (13.18%) Desktop Support
2 17 (13.18%) Support Engineer
3 16 (12.40%) Developer
4 13 (10.08%) Service Analyst
5 11 (8.53%) Support Analyst
6 10 (7.75%) Lotus Notes Support
6 10 (7.75%) Service Desk Analyst
7 9 (6.98%) Administrator
7 9 (6.98%) Desktop Engineer
7 9 (6.98%) Lotus Notes Developer
8 8 (6.20%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (5.43%) 1st Line Support
9 7 (5.43%) IT Engineer
9 7 (5.43%) IT Support
9 7 (5.43%) Lotus Notes Engineer
10 6 (4.65%) Consultant
10 6 (4.65%) IT Support Engineer
11 5 (3.88%) Business Analyst
11 5 (3.88%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.43%) .NET
1 7 (5.43%) Web Services
2 6 (4.65%) HTML
3 5 (3.88%) jQuery
3 5 (3.88%) XML
4 4 (3.10%) CSS
4 4 (3.10%) XPages
5 3 (2.33%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.33%) Spring
6 2 (1.55%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.55%) REST
6 2 (1.55%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.78%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.78%) Spring Boot
7 1 (0.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.78%) Velocity
7 1 (0.78%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.50%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.08%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.98%) Blackberry
4 6 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.65%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.88%) Fat Client
5 5 (3.88%) Thin Client
6 4 (3.10%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.33%) CMDB
7 3 (2.33%) PMI
8 2 (1.55%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.55%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.55%) iPhone
8 2 (1.55%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.78%) iSeries
9 1 (0.78%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 54 (41.86%) Windows
2 21 (16.28%) Windows 7
3 17 (13.18%) Windows Server
4 15 (11.63%) Windows 10
5 10 (7.75%) Linux
5 10 (7.75%) Unix
6 8 (6.20%) Windows XP
7 5 (3.88%) Apple iOS
7 5 (3.88%) Windows 8
7 5 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.33%) Solaris
8 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.55%) AIX
9 2 (1.55%) Android
9 2 (1.55%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (1.55%) Windows NT
9 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (20.16%) ITIL
2 25 (19.38%) Migration
3 17 (13.18%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (9.30%) Change Management
5 11 (8.53%) Service Management
6 10 (7.75%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (6.98%) Identity Management
7 9 (6.98%) Project Management
7 9 (6.98%) Validation
8 8 (6.20%) Problem Management
9 7 (5.43%) Infrastructure Management
9 7 (5.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (4.65%) High Availability
10 6 (4.65%) Incident Management
11 5 (3.88%) Creative Thinking
11 5 (3.88%) Network Virtualisation
11 5 (3.88%) Proactive Monitoring
11 5 (3.88%) Time Management
12 4 (3.10%) Fault Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (16.28%) Java
2 17 (13.18%) SQL
3 13 (10.08%) JavaScript
4 11 (8.53%) PowerShell
5 9 (6.98%) LotusScript
6 8 (6.20%) Shell Script
7 5 (3.88%) C#
7 5 (3.88%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.10%) C
9 2 (1.55%) C++
9 2 (1.55%) Python
9 2 (1.55%) Ruby
10 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.78%) Perl
10 1 (0.78%) VB
10 1 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (10.85%) Degree
2 9 (6.98%) Computer Science Degree
2 9 (6.98%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (6.98%) SC Cleared
2 9 (6.98%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.88%) MCP
5 4 (3.10%) MCSE
5 4 (3.10%) MCSM
6 3 (2.33%) A+ Certification
6 3 (2.33%) CAPM
6 3 (2.33%) MCSA
6 3 (2.33%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (2.33%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.33%) PMP
7 2 (1.55%) CCNA
7 2 (1.55%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.78%) ACTC
8 1 (0.78%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.88%) SLA
2 4 (3.10%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 3 (2.33%) QA
4 1 (0.78%) GDPR
System Software
1 40 (31.01%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.98%) vSphere
3 7 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.88%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (3.88%) VMware NSX
5 3 (2.33%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.33%) NFS
5 3 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.55%) Xen
7 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.78%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (8.53%) SCCM
2 6 (4.65%) NetBackup
3 5 (3.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (3.88%) vMotion
3 5 (3.88%) vRealize
4 4 (3.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (2.33%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.55%) SCSM
7 1 (0.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 124 (96.12%) Lotus
2 40 (31.01%) Microsoft
3 18 (13.95%) Oracle
4 17 (13.18%) IBM
4 17 (13.18%) VMware
5 16 (12.40%) Citrix
6 12 (9.30%) Cisco
7 7 (5.43%) Cognos
7 7 (5.43%) HP
8 5 (3.88%) Xerox
9 3 (2.33%) Trend Micro
10 2 (1.55%) Adobe
10 2 (1.55%) Apple
10 2 (1.55%) Avaya
10 2 (1.55%) McAfee
10 2 (1.55%) Mitel
11 1 (0.78%) Bloomberg
11 1 (0.78%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.78%) Remedy
11 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com