Period
to 17 August 2017

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 17 August 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
6 months to
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 708 587 571
Rank change year-on-year -121 -16 -141
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 140 307 346
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.28% 0.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.87% 1.54% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 173 167
UK median daily rate £215 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.82% -15.38% +75.68%
10th Percentile £123 £128 £112
90th Percentile £509 £450 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £260 £331
% change year-on-year +21.15% -21.51% +67.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 27 55
UK median hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.56% +29.78% -9.05%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.60 £10.30
90th Percentile £18.72 £28.00 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 £18.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -36.11% +50.00% -17.24%

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 16143 19915 20143
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.87% 18.31% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10444 13100 12455
UK median daily rate £435 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +8.39% +3.33%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 491 696
UK median hourly rate £19.66 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.70% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £45.00 £42.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.64 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -4.18% +2.50% +14.29%

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 17 August 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM Notes over the 6 months to 17 August 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for IBM Notes in the UK

IBM Notes
Top 16 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 17 August 2017. 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 -94 118 £197 -24.42% 9
UK excluding London -45 90 £315 +21.15% 5
London -47 48 £183 -39.17% 4
North of England +39 33 £300 -6.98% 4
Yorkshire +47 21 £400 +23.08% 2
South East +4 14 £325 +116.67%
Midlands +3 13 £125 -50.00% 1
North West +15 10 £150 -60.00% 2
East Midlands -11 8 £125 -59.08%
Scotland +33 7 £240 -17.24%
Wales -8 7 - -
Northern Ireland - 6 £325 -
West Midlands +16 5 £420 +68.00% 1
East of England -10 5 £175 -25.82%
South West -24 5 £419 +52.27%
North East +37 2 £300 +15.38%

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 139 (99.29%) Lotus
2 97 (69.29%) Windows
3 84 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
4 83 (59.29%) Microsoft
5 66 (47.14%) Citrix
6 59 (42.14%) Windows 7
7 46 (32.86%) Active Directory
8 45 (32.14%) VPN
9 41 (29.29%) Blackberry
10 32 (22.86%) Finance
11 31 (22.14%) Office 365
12 30 (21.43%) Migration
13 29 (20.71%) Android
14 27 (19.29%) Mac OS
15 26 (18.57%) Cisco IOS
15 26 (18.57%) Cisco
16 23 (16.43%) BYOD
17 20 (14.29%) Windows XP
18 18 (12.86%) Banking
19 17 (12.14%) Microsoft Certification
20 16 (11.43%) TCP/IP
20 16 (11.43%) Bloomberg
21 15 (10.71%) Reuters
21 15 (10.71%) Apple iOS
21 15 (10.71%) Coaching
21 15 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
21 15 (10.71%) Windows Server
22 14 (10.00%) SharePoint
23 13 (9.29%) IBM Domino
23 13 (9.29%) HP

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 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 13 (9.29%) IBM Domino
3 12 (8.57%) MS Exchange
4 11 (7.86%) Skype for Business
5 8 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (4.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 84 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (6.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.14%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.71%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 9 (6.43%) Eikon
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 31 (22.14%) Office 365
2 7 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.43%) G Suite
5 1 (0.71%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 45 (32.14%) VPN
2 26 (18.57%) Cisco IOS
3 16 (11.43%) TCP/IP
4 7 (5.00%) DHCP
4 7 (5.00%) DNS
4 7 (5.00%) Internet
4 7 (5.00%) Wireless
5 6 (4.29%) Ethernet
5 6 (4.29%) SAN
6 5 (3.57%) Avaya Modular Messaging
6 5 (3.57%) LAN
6 5 (3.57%) NAS
6 5 (3.57%) Skype
7 3 (2.14%) Network Security
8 2 (1.43%) WAN
9 1 (0.71%) SMS
9 1 (0.71%) SMTP
9 1 (0.71%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.71%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.43%) GIS
1 2 (1.43%) SAP BW
2 1 (0.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 32 (22.86%) Finance
2 18 (12.86%) Banking
3 10 (7.14%) Retail
4 9 (6.43%) Retail Banking
5 6 (4.29%) Front Office
5 6 (4.29%) Legal
6 4 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.43%) Billing
7 2 (1.43%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (35.00%) Analyst
2 25 (17.86%) 2nd Line Support
3 23 (16.43%) Support Analyst
4 22 (15.71%) Desktop Support
5 18 (12.86%) Support Engineer
6 13 (9.29%) 1st Line Support
7 12 (8.57%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 10 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
8 10 (7.14%) Help Desk Analyst
8 10 (7.14%) Service Desk Support
9 9 (6.43%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 9 (6.43%) Service Analyst
9 9 (6.43%) Service Desk Analyst
10 8 (5.71%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
10 8 (5.71%) Administrator
10 8 (5.71%) Consultant
10 8 (5.71%) Deskside Support
10 8 (5.71%) IT Analyst
11 6 (4.29%) 1st Line Support Engineer
11 6 (4.29%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.71%) .NET
1 1 (0.71%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 41 (29.29%) Blackberry
2 23 (16.43%) BYOD
3 15 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (6.43%) Client/Server
5 5 (3.57%) Fat Client
5 5 (3.57%) PKI
5 5 (3.57%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.14%) AS400
6 3 (2.14%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.14%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (2.14%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.43%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.43%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.43%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.71%) CMDB
8 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.71%) iPad
8 1 (0.71%) iPhone
8 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 97 (69.29%) Windows
2 59 (42.14%) Windows 7
3 29 (20.71%) Android
4 27 (19.29%) Mac OS
5 20 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 15 (10.71%) Apple iOS
6 15 (10.71%) Windows Server
7 10 (7.14%) Windows 8
8 8 (5.71%) Windows 10
8 8 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (2.14%) OS/390
10 3 (2.14%) Unix
11 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (21.43%) Migration
2 15 (10.71%) Coaching
3 12 (8.57%) Change Management
3 12 (8.57%) Time Management
4 11 (7.86%) ITIL
5 7 (5.00%) Asset Management
5 7 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (4.29%) Mentoring
6 6 (4.29%) Problem Management
6 6 (4.29%) Validation
7 5 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (3.57%) Service Management
8 3 (2.14%) Business Analysis
8 3 (2.14%) CRM
8 3 (2.14%) Incident Management
8 3 (2.14%) Project Management
8 3 (2.14%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 3 (2.14%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (1.43%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.57%) PowerShell
2 6 (4.29%) Java
2 6 (4.29%) SQL
2 6 (4.29%) VBScript
3 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (12.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (7.14%) MCSE
3 8 (5.71%) MCP
4 6 (4.29%) A+ Certification
4 6 (4.29%) ACDT
4 6 (4.29%) ACHDS
4 6 (4.29%) ACTC
4 6 (4.29%) Degree
4 6 (4.29%) MCDST
4 6 (4.29%) MCSA
4 6 (4.29%) MCSM
4 6 (4.29%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.43%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.71%) PgMP
7 1 (0.71%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.14%) SLA
2 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.71%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 46 (32.86%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.43%) Virtual Servers
3 6 (4.29%) Virtual Desktop
3 6 (4.29%) XenDesktop
4 5 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 5 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.14%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.43%) vSphere
7 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.71%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (4.29%) SCOM
2 5 (3.57%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.14%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (2.14%) SCCM
3 3 (2.14%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.14%) Tivoli NetView
4 1 (0.71%) DameWare
4 1 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 139 (99.29%) Lotus
2 83 (59.29%) Microsoft
3 66 (47.14%) Citrix
4 26 (18.57%) Cisco
5 16 (11.43%) Bloomberg
6 15 (10.71%) Reuters
7 13 (9.29%) HP
8 12 (8.57%) IBM
9 9 (6.43%) Apple
9 9 (6.43%) VMware
10 7 (5.00%) Oracle
11 5 (3.57%) Avaya
11 5 (3.57%) CyberTech
11 5 (3.57%) Dell
11 5 (3.57%) NICE Systems
11 5 (3.57%) Remedy
11 5 (3.57%) ServiceNow
12 4 (2.86%) Pegasus
13 2 (1.43%) SAP
13 2 (1.43%) Wyse