Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 714 619 592
Rank change year-on-year -95 -27 -145
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 147 277 308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.88% 1.40% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 157 160
UK median daily rate £205 £260 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.15% -20.00% +75.68%
10th Percentile £126 £121 £110
90th Percentile £424 £490 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £260 £338
% change year-on-year +5.77% -22.96% +77.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 26 51
UK median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +50.00% -27.27%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.25 £9.89
90th Percentile £24.10 £28.25 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -30.56% +50.00% -17.24%

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 16617 19816 20256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.72% 18.60% 17.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10853 12975 12767
UK median daily rate £440 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 517 634
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.96 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.35 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.73 £19.00
% change year-on-year -3.52% +9.11% +8.57%

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 October 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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -93 121 £190 -26.92% 5
UK excluding London -37 90 £275 +5.77% 5
London -61 57 £175 -36.36% 1
North of England +53 27 £130 -50.00% 2
Yorkshire +38 19 £315 -30.00% 1
Midlands +21 16 £148 -52.03% 2
South East +1 15 £225 +47.54%
West Midlands +27 12 £173 -28.00% 2
Wales +10 11 £105 -61.29%
Scotland +8 8 £375 +36.36% 1
North West +19 6 £100 -16.67%
Northern Ireland - 6 £325 -
South West -13 5 £363 +33.27%
East Midlands +3 4 £125 -76.19%
East of England -20 3 - -
North East +55 2 £300 +15.38% 1

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 147 (100.00%) Lotus
2 97 (65.99%) Windows
3 84 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 82 (55.78%) Microsoft Office
5 62 (42.18%) Citrix
6 58 (39.46%) Windows 7
7 50 (34.01%) Active Directory
7 50 (34.01%) Blackberry
8 41 (27.89%) VPN
9 38 (25.85%) Finance
10 31 (21.09%) Android
11 29 (19.73%) Office 365
12 28 (19.05%) Apple iOS
12 28 (19.05%) Cisco
13 26 (17.69%) Mac OS
13 26 (17.69%) Cisco IOS
14 24 (16.33%) Migration
14 24 (16.33%) TCP/IP
15 23 (15.65%) IBM
15 23 (15.65%) BYOD
16 21 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
16 21 (14.29%) IBM Domino
16 21 (14.29%) Change Management
17 20 (13.61%) Java
17 20 (13.61%) HP
18 19 (12.93%) Reuters
18 19 (12.93%) Bloomberg
18 19 (12.93%) Internet
19 18 (12.24%) Wireless
19 18 (12.24%) ITIL

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 21 (14.29%) IBM Domino
2 14 (9.52%) MS Exchange
3 12 (8.16%) SharePoint
4 10 (6.80%) Skype for Business
5 8 (5.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (3.40%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (2.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.36%) Apache
8 2 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.36%) IIS
8 2 (1.36%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.36%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.36%) WebSphere Portal
9 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.68%) FileNet
9 1 (0.68%) SAS
9 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 82 (55.78%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (8.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (4.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (3.40%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.68%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (6.12%) Eikon
2 2 (1.36%) Maximo
2 2 (1.36%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 29 (19.73%) Office 365
2 6 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.72%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.68%) G Suite
5 1 (0.68%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 41 (27.89%) VPN
2 26 (17.69%) Cisco IOS
3 24 (16.33%) TCP/IP
4 19 (12.93%) Internet
5 18 (12.24%) Wireless
6 12 (8.16%) Ethernet
6 12 (8.16%) LAN
7 7 (4.76%) DNS
8 6 (4.08%) DHCP
9 5 (3.40%) Avaya Modular Messaging
9 5 (3.40%) NAS
9 5 (3.40%) SAN
10 4 (2.72%) Skype
10 4 (2.72%) WAN
11 3 (2.04%) Network Security
11 3 (2.04%) SecureCRT
11 3 (2.04%) SMTP
12 2 (1.36%) BIG-IP
12 2 (1.36%) Remote Desktop
12 2 (1.36%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.72%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.36%) MySQL
2 2 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.68%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (2.72%) JIRA
General
1 38 (25.85%) Finance
2 18 (12.24%) Banking
3 12 (8.16%) Retail
4 10 (6.80%) Front Office
4 10 (6.80%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.72%) Legal
5 4 (2.72%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.68%) Advertising
6 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.68%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (23.13%) Analyst
2 32 (21.77%) Desktop Support
3 21 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 21 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 18 (12.24%) 3rd Line Support
5 15 (10.20%) Support Analyst
6 13 (8.84%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 13 (8.84%) Desktop Engineer
6 13 (8.84%) Developer
7 12 (8.16%) Deskside Support
8 10 (6.80%) 1st Line Support
8 10 (6.80%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 10 (6.80%) Administrator
8 10 (6.80%) Service Desk Support
9 9 (6.12%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 8 (5.44%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
11 7 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 6 (4.08%) Consultant
12 6 (4.08%) Help Desk Analyst
12 6 (4.08%) Lotus Notes Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.72%) HTML
2 2 (1.36%) .NET
2 2 (1.36%) CSS
3 1 (0.68%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.68%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 50 (34.01%) Blackberry
2 23 (15.65%) BYOD
3 17 (11.56%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (10.20%) Client/Server
5 9 (6.12%) Data Centre
6 8 (5.44%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.40%) iPhone
7 5 (3.40%) PKI
8 4 (2.72%) Fat Client
8 4 (2.72%) iPad
8 4 (2.72%) Thin Client
9 3 (2.04%) AS400
9 3 (2.04%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (2.04%) Mainframe
9 3 (2.04%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.36%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.36%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.36%) PDA
10 2 (1.36%) User Experience
11 1 (0.68%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 97 (65.99%) Windows
2 58 (39.46%) Windows 7
3 31 (21.09%) Android
4 28 (19.05%) Apple iOS
5 26 (17.69%) Mac OS
6 15 (10.20%) Windows XP
7 11 (7.48%) Windows Server
7 11 (7.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (5.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (4.76%) Windows 8
10 5 (3.40%) Windows 10
10 5 (3.40%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (2.72%) Mac OS X
12 3 (2.04%) OS/390
12 3 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (16.33%) Migration
2 21 (14.29%) Change Management
3 18 (12.24%) ITIL
4 15 (10.20%) Time Management
5 13 (8.84%) Asset Management
5 13 (8.84%) Coaching
6 12 (8.16%) Validation
7 10 (6.80%) Incident Management
8 9 (6.12%) Problem Management
8 9 (6.12%) Service Management
9 7 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (4.76%) Identity Management
10 5 (3.40%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (3.40%) Mentoring
10 5 (3.40%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (2.72%) ITSM
11 4 (2.72%) Project Management
12 3 (2.04%) Data Migration
12 3 (2.04%) Network Design
12 3 (2.04%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.61%) Java
2 9 (6.12%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.76%) SQL
4 5 (3.40%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.72%) VBScript
6 2 (1.36%) C#
6 2 (1.36%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.68%) Ruby
7 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (10.20%) MCSE
3 13 (8.84%) MCP
4 12 (8.16%) MCDST
4 12 (8.16%) MCSM
5 11 (7.48%) A+ Certification
5 11 (7.48%) ACDT
5 11 (7.48%) ACHDS
5 11 (7.48%) ACTC
5 11 (7.48%) MCSA
5 11 (7.48%) Network+ Certification
6 7 (4.76%) Degree
7 3 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.36%) IBM Certification
8 2 (1.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.48%) SLA
2 2 (1.36%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 50 (34.01%) Active Directory
2 14 (9.52%) Virtual Servers
3 11 (7.48%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (2.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (2.72%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (2.72%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.04%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.36%) iptables
6 2 (1.36%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.68%) vSphere
7 1 (0.68%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (4.08%) SCOM
2 5 (3.40%) NetBackup
3 4 (2.72%) SCCM
4 3 (2.04%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (2.04%) Tivoli
4 3 (2.04%) Tivoli NetView
5 2 (1.36%) Nessus
5 2 (1.36%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 147 (100.00%) Lotus
2 84 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 62 (42.18%) Citrix
4 28 (19.05%) Cisco
5 23 (15.65%) IBM
6 20 (13.61%) HP
7 19 (12.93%) Bloomberg
7 19 (12.93%) Reuters
8 16 (10.88%) Apple
8 16 (10.88%) Oracle
9 7 (4.76%) Dell
10 6 (4.08%) VMware
11 5 (3.40%) Avaya
11 5 (3.40%) CyberTech
11 5 (3.40%) NICE Systems
11 5 (3.40%) ServiceNow
12 4 (2.72%) Fidessa
12 4 (2.72%) NetApp
12 4 (2.72%) Pegasus
13 3 (2.04%) SolarWinds