Period
to 20 November 2019

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 20 November 2019 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
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 731 780 751
Rank change year-on-year +49 -29 -84
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 80 122 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.096% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.65% 0.70% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 68 77
UK median daily rate £190 £238 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +13.10% -3.45%
10th Percentile £105 £124 £129
90th Percentile £416 £475 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £240 £288
% change year-on-year -27.08% -16.52% +21.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 21 11
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.58% +6.90% -19.44%
10th Percentile £12.35 £12.38 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £36.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year -16.67% +17.65% -45.74%

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 12,347 17,476 17,032
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.78% 16.80% 16.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,936 11,348 11,192
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £255 £273 £263
90th Percentile £633 £625 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 328 401 430
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.27% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £11.11 £12.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £52.33 £47.50 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.96 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.66% +8.75% -3.52%

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 20 November 2019.

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 20 November 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for IBM Notes in the UK

IBM Notes
Top 13 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 20 November 2019. 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 +44 69 £190 -19.15% 11
UK excluding London +44 64 £175 -27.08% 10
South East +48 19 £150 -40.00% 3
London +76 16 £208 +13.04% 4
East of England +32 13 £320 +33.33% 1
North of England +9 10 £400 +150.00% 3
North West +9 10 £400 +150.00%
Scotland +27 6 £500 +17.65% 3
Midlands +20 6 £120 -55.14%
South West -1 6 £105 -
Wales - 5 £270 -
East Midlands +22 4 £120 -70.91%
West Midlands +28 2 £180 +20.00%

For the 6 months to 20 November 2019, 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 76 (95.00%) Lotus
2 53 (66.25%) Windows
3 42 (52.50%) Microsoft Office
4 40 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 34 (42.50%) Microsoft
6 29 (36.25%) Windows 7
7 28 (35.00%) Windows 10
8 24 (30.00%) ITIL
9 22 (27.50%) Office 365
10 19 (23.75%) SLA
10 19 (23.75%) Incident Management
11 15 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (18.75%) Service Management
12 14 (17.50%) Problem Management
13 12 (15.00%) Internet
13 12 (15.00%) Java
14 11 (13.75%) Windows XP
14 11 (13.75%) IBM
14 11 (13.75%) SCCM
14 11 (13.75%) Windows Server
14 11 (13.75%) Self-Motivation
15 10 (12.50%) Adobe
15 10 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 10 (12.50%) IBM Domino
15 10 (12.50%) MS Exchange
15 10 (12.50%) Migration
15 10 (12.50%) Service Delivery
16 9 (11.25%) Change Management
16 9 (11.25%) TCP/IP
16 9 (11.25%) SQL

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 10 (12.50%) IBM Domino
1 10 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.25%) Quickr
5 1 (1.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 42 (52.50%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (10.00%) Acrobat
2 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (10.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 22 (27.50%) Office 365
2 3 (3.75%) Azure
3 2 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.25%) AWS
4 1 (1.25%) Google Docs
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.00%) Internet
2 9 (11.25%) TCP/IP
3 7 (8.75%) VPN
4 5 (6.25%) VoIP
5 4 (5.00%) NAS
5 4 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (5.00%) WebEx
5 4 (5.00%) Wireless
6 2 (2.50%) DHCP
6 2 (2.50%) DNS
6 2 (2.50%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.25%) LAN
7 1 (1.25%) PBX
7 1 (1.25%) Skype
7 1 (1.25%) SMS
7 1 (1.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.25%) MS Access
General
1 4 (5.00%) Banking
1 4 (5.00%) Finance
1 4 (5.00%) Investment Banking
1 4 (5.00%) Public Sector
1 4 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.50%) Retail
3 1 (1.25%) Automotive
3 1 (1.25%) Law
3 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (33.75%) Analyst
2 22 (27.50%) Desktop Support
3 20 (25.00%) Service Analyst
4 19 (23.75%) Service Desk Analyst
5 14 (17.50%) Support Engineer
6 10 (12.50%) Deskside Engineer
6 10 (12.50%) Deskside Support
6 10 (12.50%) Deskside Support Engineer
7 9 (11.25%) Developer
8 7 (8.75%) Administrator
8 7 (8.75%) Desktop Engineer
8 7 (8.75%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 6 (7.50%) Desktop Analyst
9 6 (7.50%) Lotus Notes Developer
10 5 (6.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (6.25%) Support Analyst
11 4 (5.00%) Field Engineer
11 4 (5.00%) Migration Engineer
11 4 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.25%) CSS
1 5 (6.25%) HTML
2 2 (2.50%) Spring
2 2 (2.50%) Spring Boot
3 1 (1.25%) HTML5
3 1 (1.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (13.75%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (11.25%) Driving Licence
4 7 (8.75%) Blackberry
5 6 (7.50%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (6.25%) Data Centre
7 4 (5.00%) iPhone
7 4 (5.00%) PDA
8 2 (2.50%) iPad
9 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 53 (66.25%) Windows
2 29 (36.25%) Windows 7
3 28 (35.00%) Windows 10
4 11 (13.75%) Windows Server
4 11 (13.75%) Windows XP
5 5 (6.25%) Windows 8
5 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.00%) Mac OS
6 4 (5.00%) Windows 2000
6 4 (5.00%) Windows Vista
7 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.25%) AIX
8 1 (1.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.00%) ITIL
2 19 (23.75%) Incident Management
3 15 (18.75%) Service Management
4 14 (17.50%) Problem Management
5 10 (12.50%) Migration
5 10 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 9 (11.25%) Change Management
7 8 (10.00%) Computer Science
7 8 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (10.00%) Trend Analysis
8 7 (8.75%) Infrastructure Management
8 7 (8.75%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (7.50%) ITSM
9 6 (7.50%) Proactive Maintenance
9 6 (7.50%) Proactive Monitoring
9 6 (7.50%) Software Deployment
10 5 (6.25%) Asset Management
10 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 4 (5.00%) Application Packaging
11 4 (5.00%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.00%) Java
2 9 (11.25%) SQL
3 5 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.25%) LotusScript
4 4 (5.00%) Formula Language
5 3 (3.75%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.50%) Java 8
7 1 (1.25%) VB
7 1 (1.25%) VBA
7 1 (1.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (11.25%) MCP
2 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (6.25%) Degree
3 5 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.75%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.25%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.25%) MCSE
6 1 (1.25%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (23.75%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.75%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (8.75%) vSphere
4 3 (3.75%) NDS
4 3 (3.75%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (13.75%) SCCM
2 10 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (8.75%) NetBackup
3 7 (8.75%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (3.75%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (1.25%) vRealize
Vendors
1 76 (95.00%) Lotus
2 34 (42.50%) Microsoft
3 11 (13.75%) IBM
4 10 (12.50%) Adobe
5 8 (10.00%) Apple
5 8 (10.00%) Cisco
5 8 (10.00%) McAfee
5 8 (10.00%) VMware
6 7 (8.75%) HP
6 7 (8.75%) Symantec
6 7 (8.75%) Veritas
7 6 (7.50%) NetApp
8 4 (5.00%) Bloomberg
8 4 (5.00%) Fidessa
9 3 (3.75%) Bomgar
9 3 (3.75%) Google
9 3 (3.75%) Novell
9 3 (3.75%) Peregrine
9 3 (3.75%) Remedy
9 3 (3.75%) ServiceNow