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 3 months to 30 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)
UK
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 528 512 454
Rank change year-on-year -16 -58  
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 72 146 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.26% 0.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.91% 1.50% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 82 75
Median daily rate £143 £250 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.00% -10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £112 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £140 £250 £300
% change year-on-year -44.00% -16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 26
Median hourly rate £13.75 £14.75 £15.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.77% -5.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.70 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £19.45 £28.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year -22.03% -4.83%  

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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7870 9745 9954
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.98% 17.43% 17.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5097 6333 6000
Median daily rate £425 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £570 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 216 382
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.80 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £40.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +14.70% -15.00%  

IBM Notes
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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
Top 30 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 3 months to 30 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
England +1 68 £145 -37.63% 8
London +32 24 £300 -
North West +45 14 £145 -61.33%
South East +7 11 £105 -30.00% 2
Hampshire +14 9 £105 +40.93%
Manchester +15 8 £338 -10.00%
East of England -16 7 £200 +17.64% 3
East Midlands -1 6 £125 +13.12%
City of London -8 5 £100 -54.54%
Cheshire +33 4 £140 -
Yorkshire +19 4 £400 +23.07%
Hertfordshire +4 4 £200 -42.85% 3
Derbyshire -12 4 £125 +13.63%
Derby -13 4 £125 +13.63%
Southampton - 4 £133 -
Scotland +35 3 £143 -47.22%
Havant - 3 £325 -
Hayes - 3 £450 -
Warrington +39 2 £140 -
West Yorkshire +23 2 £400 -5.88%
Berkshire +14 2 - - 2
North Yorkshire +6 2 - -
Bristol +4 2 - - 2
Bedfordshire 0 2 £151 +20.40%
South West -12 2 - - 2
Lancashire - 2 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 - -
Chester - 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £300 -
Portsmouth - 2 £78 -

For the 6 months to 30 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 with a requirement for IBM Notes.

1 145 (99.32%) Lotus
2 87 (59.59%) Windows
3 74 (50.68%) Microsoft Office
4 69 (47.26%) Microsoft
5 53 (36.30%) Windows 7
6 50 (34.25%) Active Directory
7 45 (30.82%) Citrix
8 35 (23.97%) Blackberry
9 34 (23.29%) VPN
10 33 (22.60%) Windows XP
11 21 (14.38%) Windows Server
12 20 (13.70%) Office 365
12 20 (13.70%) Migration
13 18 (12.33%) Finance
13 18 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
14 17 (11.64%) Bloomberg
14 17 (11.64%) ITIL
14 17 (11.64%) Android
15 16 (10.96%) Banking
16 15 (10.27%) Cisco
16 15 (10.27%) VMware
17 14 (9.59%) Windows Server 2003
17 14 (9.59%) Reuters
17 14 (9.59%) SharePoint
17 14 (9.59%) Windows 8
18 13 (8.90%) Mac OS
18 13 (8.90%) Service Management
19 12 (8.22%) Change Management
19 12 (8.22%) MS Exchange
20 11 (7.53%) IBM Domino

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 14 (9.59%) SharePoint
2 12 (8.22%) MS Exchange
3 11 (7.53%) IBM Domino
4 10 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (6.16%) Skype for Business
6 8 (5.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (4.11%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.68%) CMS
10 1 (0.68%) QuickPlace
10 1 (0.68%) Umbraco
Applications
1 74 (50.68%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (6.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (6.85%) Eikon
2 1 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.70%) Office 365
2 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.37%) G Suite
3 2 (1.37%) SaaS
4 1 (0.68%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.68%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 34 (23.29%) VPN
2 10 (6.85%) Cisco IOS
2 10 (6.85%) LAN
3 8 (5.48%) DHCP
3 8 (5.48%) DNS
4 7 (4.79%) TCP/IP
4 7 (4.79%) WAN
5 6 (4.11%) Skype
6 4 (2.74%) Unified Communications
7 3 (2.05%) Internet
7 3 (2.05%) SMTP
7 3 (2.05%) VoIP
8 2 (1.37%) Firewall
8 2 (1.37%) SAN
9 1 (0.68%) FTP
9 1 (0.68%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.05%) DataStage
2 2 (1.37%) GIS
2 2 (1.37%) SAP BW
2 2 (1.37%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.68%) DB2
3 1 (0.68%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.68%) NetBeans
General
1 18 (12.33%) Finance
2 16 (10.96%) Banking
3 11 (7.53%) Retail
3 11 (7.53%) Retail Banking
4 3 (2.05%) Legal
5 2 (1.37%) Billing
5 2 (1.37%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.37%) Marketing
6 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 54 (36.99%) Analyst
2 28 (19.18%) Support Engineer
3 22 (15.07%) 2nd Line Support
3 22 (15.07%) Desktop Support
3 22 (15.07%) Service Analyst
3 22 (15.07%) Service Desk Analyst
4 20 (13.70%) Support Analyst
5 15 (10.27%) Desktop Engineer
6 14 (9.59%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 12 (8.22%) 1st Line Support
7 12 (8.22%) Service Desk Support
8 11 (7.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 11 (7.53%) IT Support
9 9 (6.16%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
9 9 (6.16%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 9 (6.16%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 9 (6.16%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 9 (6.16%) Help Desk Analyst
9 9 (6.16%) IT Analyst
10 8 (5.48%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.05%) Java SE
2 2 (1.37%) .NET
2 2 (1.37%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (0.68%) ADO
3 1 (0.68%) HTML
3 1 (0.68%) jQuery
3 1 (0.68%) ODBC
3 1 (0.68%) XML
3 1 (0.68%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 35 (23.97%) Blackberry
2 18 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.48%) BYOD
4 7 (4.79%) iPad
4 7 (4.79%) iPhone
5 6 (4.11%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.74%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.74%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.05%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.37%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.37%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.37%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.37%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.37%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.37%) Replication
8 2 (1.37%) Taxonomies
8 2 (1.37%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.68%) Digital Signage
9 1 (0.68%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 87 (59.59%) Windows
2 53 (36.30%) Windows 7
3 33 (22.60%) Windows XP
4 21 (14.38%) Windows Server
5 17 (11.64%) Android
6 14 (9.59%) Windows 8
6 14 (9.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (8.90%) Mac OS
8 11 (7.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (6.85%) Apple iOS
9 10 (6.85%) Windows 10
10 8 (5.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.37%) Linux
11 2 (1.37%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.37%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (13.70%) Migration
2 17 (11.64%) ITIL
3 13 (8.90%) Service Management
4 12 (8.22%) Change Management
5 10 (6.85%) Problem Management
6 9 (6.16%) Incident Management
7 6 (4.11%) Coaching
8 5 (3.42%) ERP
8 5 (3.42%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (2.74%) CRM
9 4 (2.74%) Mentoring
9 4 (2.74%) Software Deployment
9 4 (2.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (2.74%) Time Management
10 3 (2.05%) Business Analysis
10 3 (2.05%) Change Control
10 3 (2.05%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (2.05%) Proactive Monitoring
10 3 (2.05%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (2.05%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.16%) PowerShell
2 6 (4.11%) VBScript
3 3 (2.05%) SQL
4 2 (1.37%) C
4 2 (1.37%) Java
4 2 (1.37%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.68%) LotusScript
5 1 (0.68%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (6.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (5.48%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.79%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.42%) Degree
5 4 (2.74%) MCP
6 2 (1.37%) MCSE
7 1 (0.68%) CCNA
7 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.68%) MCSA
7 1 (0.68%) PgMP
7 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.05%) PMO
2 2 (1.37%) SLA
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 50 (34.25%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.42%) XenDesktop
4 4 (2.74%) VMware ESX
4 4 (2.74%) vSphere
5 3 (2.05%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (2.05%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (5.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (2.05%) SCCM
3 2 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.37%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.68%) DameWare
4 1 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.68%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 145 (99.32%) Lotus
2 69 (47.26%) Microsoft
3 45 (30.82%) Citrix
4 17 (11.64%) Bloomberg
5 15 (10.27%) Cisco
5 15 (10.27%) VMware
6 14 (9.59%) Reuters
7 10 (6.85%) HP
7 10 (6.85%) SAP
8 9 (6.16%) Dell
9 8 (5.48%) Remedy
10 5 (3.42%) MuleSoft
11 4 (2.74%) Apple
11 4 (2.74%) Symantec
12 3 (2.05%) Adobe
12 3 (2.05%) ServiceNow
13 2 (1.37%) IBM
13 2 (1.37%) Intel Security
13 2 (1.37%) Nortel
13 2 (1.37%) Oracle
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