Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 784 751 688
Rank change year-on-year -33 -63 -83
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 65 118 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.072% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.46% 0.72% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 63 66
UK median daily rate £165 £265 £173
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.74% +53.62% -31.00%
10th Percentile £101 £128 £104
90th Percentile £385 £435 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £250 £148
% change year-on-year -36.00% +69.49% -41.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 25 28
UK median hourly rate £31.25 £18.70 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.11% +49.60% -30.56%
10th Percentile £16.25 £12.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £46.25 £45.35 £18.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £13.70 £11.50
% change year-on-year -8.76% +19.13% -36.11%

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 14,260 16,285 15,513
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.73% 16.36% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,094 10,763 10,048
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £278 £263 £258
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +4.22% +3.75% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 311 364 365
UK median hourly rate £19.81 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.24% - -7.32%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.53 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.63 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.03 £17.50 £18.82
% change year-on-year -2.69% -7.01% -8.20%

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 June 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 18 June 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 18 June 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 +10 53 £165 -42.61% 3
UK excluding London +2 50 £160 -36.00% 4
London 0 15 £188 -24.24%
North West +22 14 £160 +6.67%
North of England +19 14 £160 -49.21%
Midlands +25 9 £275 +10.00%
East of England 0 8 £113 -65.38%
Scotland +21 7 £350 +7.69% 1
East Midlands +15 6 £198 -21.00%
South East +6 6 £120 -46.67% 3
Wales +1 5 £400 +113.33%
West Midlands - 3 £275 -
South West -34 2 £105 -4.55%

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 65 (100.00%) Lotus
2 46 (70.77%) Windows
3 31 (47.69%) Microsoft Office
3 31 (47.69%) Windows 10
4 30 (46.15%) ITIL
5 29 (44.62%) Office 365
6 28 (43.08%) Active Directory
7 26 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 22 (33.85%) Windows 7
9 19 (29.23%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (23.08%) Problem Management
10 15 (23.08%) SLA
11 14 (21.54%) MS Exchange
11 14 (21.54%) Windows Server
12 12 (18.46%) Problem-Solving
13 11 (16.92%) Service Management
13 11 (16.92%) Incident Management
14 10 (15.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 10 (15.38%) Apple
15 9 (13.85%) Citrix
15 9 (13.85%) Infrastructure Management
16 8 (12.31%) Trend Analysis
16 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2008
16 8 (12.31%) Change Management
16 8 (12.31%) Finance
16 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2003
16 8 (12.31%) MCP
17 7 (10.77%) IBM Domino
17 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Excel
17 7 (10.77%) Windows XP

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 (21.54%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.77%) IBM Domino
2 7 (10.77%) Skype for Business
3 5 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.54%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.54%) Quickr
Applications
1 31 (47.69%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (6.15%) Acrobat
3 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (4.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (3.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.54%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.54%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 29 (44.62%) Office 365
2 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.08%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.77%) Skype
2 6 (9.23%) DHCP
2 6 (9.23%) DNS
2 6 (9.23%) LAN
3 5 (7.69%) Internet
4 4 (6.15%) VPN
5 3 (4.62%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (4.62%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.62%) VoIP
5 3 (4.62%) WAN
5 3 (4.62%) WebEx
6 2 (3.08%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.54%) ATM
7 1 (1.54%) NAS
7 1 (1.54%) SMS
7 1 (1.54%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Hudson
General
1 8 (12.31%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Banking
3 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.54%) Back Office
4 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Local Government
4 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.54%) Private Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (30.77%) Analyst
2 14 (21.54%) Service Analyst
2 14 (21.54%) Service Desk Analyst
3 12 (18.46%) Desktop Support
4 9 (13.85%) Deskside Engineer
4 9 (13.85%) Support Engineer
5 7 (10.77%) Support Analyst
6 6 (9.23%) Deskside Support
6 6 (9.23%) Deskside Support Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) Desktop Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (7.69%) Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Field Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Field Support Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Lotus Notes Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Citrix Support
9 3 (4.62%) Lotus Notes Support
9 3 (4.62%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) CSS
1 1 (1.54%) HTML
1 1 (1.54%) Spring
1 1 (1.54%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 19 (29.23%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.77%) Blackberry
2 7 (10.77%) iPhone
2 7 (10.77%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (4.62%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.62%) CMDB
3 3 (4.62%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.08%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.08%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.08%) Handset
4 2 (3.08%) iPad
4 2 (3.08%) PDA
5 1 (1.54%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.54%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.54%) iSeries
5 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.54%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.54%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 46 (70.77%) Windows
2 31 (47.69%) Windows 10
3 22 (33.85%) Windows 7
4 14 (21.54%) Windows Server
5 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (10.77%) Windows XP
7 4 (6.15%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.62%) Android
8 3 (4.62%) Windows 2000
8 3 (4.62%) Windows Vista
9 2 (3.08%) Mac OS
9 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.15%) ITIL
2 15 (23.08%) Problem Management
3 12 (18.46%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (16.92%) Incident Management
4 11 (16.92%) Service Management
5 9 (13.85%) Infrastructure Management
6 8 (12.31%) Change Management
6 8 (12.31%) Trend Analysis
7 7 (10.77%) Migration
8 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 5 (7.69%) Network Management
8 5 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 4 (6.15%) Asset Management
9 4 (6.15%) Computer Science
9 4 (6.15%) ITSM
10 3 (4.62%) ITIL V3
11 2 (3.08%) Mobile Device Management
11 2 (3.08%) Project Management
11 2 (3.08%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.77%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.69%) VB
2 5 (7.69%) VBScript
3 3 (4.62%) Java
4 1 (1.54%) C
4 1 (1.54%) Formula Language
4 1 (1.54%) Java 8
4 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.54%) LotusScript
4 1 (1.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) MCP
2 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.62%) Degree
4 2 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.54%) MCITP
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (43.08%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.69%) vSphere
4 3 (4.62%) NDS
4 3 (4.62%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 3 (4.62%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.62%) XenApp
5 1 (1.54%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.54%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 10 (15.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (4.62%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (3.08%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.54%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.54%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 65 (100.00%) Lotus
2 26 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (15.38%) Apple
4 9 (13.85%) Citrix
5 7 (10.77%) VMware
6 6 (9.23%) HP
6 6 (9.23%) IBM
7 5 (7.69%) McAfee
8 4 (6.15%) Adobe
8 4 (6.15%) Symantec
9 3 (4.62%) Bomgar
9 3 (4.62%) Cisco
9 3 (4.62%) Novell
9 3 (4.62%) Peregrine
9 3 (4.62%) Remedy
9 3 (4.62%) ServiceNow
10 2 (3.08%) Mitel
11 1 (1.54%) Google
11 1 (1.54%) Lagan
11 1 (1.54%) Northgate