Period
to 2 April 2020

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 2 April 2020 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
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 627 808 785
Rank change year-on-year +181 -23 -100
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 69 74 118
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.077% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.78% 0.48% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 49 68
Median daily rate £393 £175 £211
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +124.29% -16.96% +40.50%
10th Percentile £151 £102 £123
90th Percentile £522 £475 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £160 £200
% change year-on-year +132.03% -20.00% +42.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 15
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +3.45% -
10th Percentile £16.00 £11.33 £12.25
90th Percentile £19.85 £26.85 £23.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% +15.38% +4.00%

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 8,887 15,528 16,627
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.37% 16.11% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,584 10,010 11,008
Median daily rate £463 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £261 £281 £263
90th Percentile £644 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year - +5.07% +3.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 309 370
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.76 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.94% +0.32% -1.58%
10th Percentile £11.78 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.00 £48.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate £19.90 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +17.06% -2.86% -7.89%

IBM Notes
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing IBM Notes as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for IBM Notes in the UK

IBM Notes
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing IBM Notes.

Daily rate trend for IBM Notes in the UK

IBM Notes
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing IBM Notes over the 6 months to 2 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for IBM Notes in the UK

IBM Notes
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing IBM Notes.

Hourly rate trend for IBM Notes in the UK

IBM Notes
Top 14 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 2 April 2020. 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 +189 63 £344 +108.33% 4
UK excluding London +125 54 £371 +132.03% 6
South East +97 19 £305 +62.40% 3
North of England +89 16 £200 +25.00% 1
North West +40 15 £200 +25.00%
London +141 12 £259 +29.50%
East of England +25 7 £425 +271.28%
South West - 6 £148 - 1
Scotland +21 4 £425 - 1
Work from Home - 2 £438 - 1
Midlands +63 1 £180 +28.57%
West Midlands +54 1 £180 +28.57%
Yorkshire +47 1 - - 1
Wales +24 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 2 April 2020, 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 (94.20%) Lotus
2 35 (50.72%) Microsoft Office
3 31 (44.93%) Microsoft
4 25 (36.23%) ITIL
4 25 (36.23%) Windows
5 23 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 18 (26.09%) Incident Management
7 17 (24.64%) Service Management
7 17 (24.64%) Change Management
8 14 (20.29%) Office 365
9 13 (18.84%) Computer Science
9 13 (18.84%) Problem Management
9 13 (18.84%) Migration
9 13 (18.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 12 (17.39%) SCCM
10 12 (17.39%) Windows 7
10 12 (17.39%) Trend Analysis
11 10 (14.49%) Infrastructure Management
11 10 (14.49%) Azure
11 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (14.49%) SQL
12 9 (13.04%) IBM Domino
12 9 (13.04%) IBM
12 9 (13.04%) Security Cleared
13 8 (11.59%) Public Sector
13 8 (11.59%) Symantec
13 8 (11.59%) SQL Server
13 8 (11.59%) SharePoint
13 8 (11.59%) SLA
14 7 (10.14%) MCP

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 9 (13.04%) IBM Domino
2 8 (11.59%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.70%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 35 (50.72%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (8.70%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.80%) Acrobat
3 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.29%) Office 365
2 10 (14.49%) Azure
3 5 (7.25%) OneDrive
4 4 (5.80%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (5.80%) G Suite
5 3 (4.35%) GCP
5 3 (4.35%) Google Drive
5 3 (4.35%) Power Platform
5 3 (4.35%) PowerApps
6 1 (1.45%) Google Docs
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) DKIM
2 4 (5.80%) Internet
2 4 (5.80%) Intranet
2 4 (5.80%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.35%) NAS
3 3 (4.35%) VoIP
4 2 (2.90%) IPsec
4 2 (2.90%) LAN
4 2 (2.90%) SAN
4 2 (2.90%) WAN
5 1 (1.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.70%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (2.90%) MS Access
4 1 (1.45%) DTS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) ClearCase
1 2 (2.90%) ClearQuest
General
1 8 (11.59%) Public Sector
2 5 (7.25%) Finance
3 3 (4.35%) Banking
3 3 (4.35%) Investment Banking
3 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.45%) Automotive
4 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (28.99%) Analyst
2 13 (18.84%) Service Analyst
3 10 (14.49%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (13.04%) Administrator
5 7 (10.14%) Developer
5 7 (10.14%) IT Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) Desktop Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) Service Desk Support
6 6 (8.70%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) Deskside Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Deskside Support
7 5 (7.25%) Deskside Support Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Desktop Support
7 5 (7.25%) Lotus Notes Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Office 365 Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) SQL Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.80%) VMWare Administrator
9 3 (4.35%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) HTML
1 1 (1.45%) HTML5
1 1 (1.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.25%) Data Structures
3 4 (5.80%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (5.80%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (4.35%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.35%) Driving Licence
4 3 (4.35%) Robotics
5 2 (2.90%) BYOD
5 2 (2.90%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.90%) Clustering
5 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.90%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.45%) iPhone
6 1 (1.45%) PDA
6 1 (1.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 25 (36.23%) Windows
2 12 (17.39%) Windows 7
3 7 (10.14%) Windows Server
4 6 (8.70%) Windows 10
5 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2016
5 4 (5.80%) Windows XP
6 3 (4.35%) Mac OS
7 2 (2.90%) AIX
7 2 (2.90%) Linux
7 2 (2.90%) Unix
7 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.23%) ITIL
2 18 (26.09%) Incident Management
3 17 (24.64%) Change Management
3 17 (24.64%) Service Management
4 13 (18.84%) Computer Science
4 13 (18.84%) Migration
4 13 (18.84%) Problem Management
5 12 (17.39%) Trend Analysis
6 10 (14.49%) Infrastructure Management
7 7 (10.14%) Service Delivery
8 5 (7.25%) Asset Management
8 5 (7.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (7.25%) Information Management
9 4 (5.80%) Analytics
9 4 (5.80%) Configuration Management
9 4 (5.80%) ETL
9 4 (5.80%) Proactive Maintenance
9 4 (5.80%) Proactive Monitoring
9 4 (5.80%) Software Deployment
9 4 (5.80%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.49%) SQL
2 6 (8.70%) PowerShell
3 5 (7.25%) Java
4 2 (2.90%) VB
4 2 (2.90%) VBA
4 2 (2.90%) VBScript
5 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.45%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 7 (10.14%) MCP
4 6 (8.70%) SC Cleared
5 5 (7.25%) Degree
6 3 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (4.35%) MCSA
7 2 (2.90%) A+ Certification
7 2 (2.90%) ISEB
8 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.59%) SLA
2 4 (5.80%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.45%) IFRS
System Software
1 23 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (5.80%) vSphere
5 2 (2.90%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.90%) Terminal Server
5 2 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.90%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (18.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 12 (17.39%) SCCM
3 4 (5.80%) NetBackup
3 4 (5.80%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.90%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (2.90%) SCOM
4 2 (2.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (2.90%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.90%) WSUS
5 1 (1.45%) OpenView
Vendors
1 65 (94.20%) Lotus
2 31 (44.93%) Microsoft
3 9 (13.04%) IBM
4 8 (11.59%) Symantec
5 7 (10.14%) VMware
6 6 (8.70%) McAfee
6 6 (8.70%) TIBCO
7 5 (7.25%) Google
8 4 (5.80%) Adobe
8 4 (5.80%) Citrix
8 4 (5.80%) HP
8 4 (5.80%) NetApp
8 4 (5.80%) Veritas
9 3 (4.35%) Apple
9 3 (4.35%) Bloomberg
9 3 (4.35%) Cisco
9 3 (4.35%) Facebook
9 3 (4.35%) Fidessa
10 2 (2.90%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.90%) Wyse