Period
to 23 May 2018

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 23 May 2018 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 755 683 597
Rank change year-on-year -72 -86 -82
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 126 145 294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.16% 0.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.76% 0.94% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 61 171
UK median daily rate £223 £150 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.33% -40.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £127 £104 £110
90th Percentile £426 £444 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £140 £250
% change year-on-year +42.86% -44.00% -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 28 18
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -27.78% +28.57%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.50 £11.90
90th Percentile £51.25 £18.72 £24.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +4.00% -30.56% +28.57%

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 16,492 15,437 18,407
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.36% 17.11% 17.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,963 9,962 11,974
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +4.43%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £245
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.13% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 343 447
UK median hourly rate £18.95 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.29% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £11.51 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.78% -10.00% +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 23 May 2018.

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 23 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 May 2018. 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 -74 96 £265 +76.67% 17
UK excluding London -22 85 £200 +42.86% 16
London -65 40 £248 +15.12% 1
North of England -14 24 £315 +125.00% 6
Wales +3 16 £188 -
North West -20 15 £150 +7.14%
South East -28 15 £193 +49.51% 3
Scotland -33 13 £300 +110.53%
East of England -2 10 £338 +68.75% 2
East Midlands +5 6 £125 - 4
Yorkshire -18 6 £325 -18.75% 4
Midlands -19 6 £125 - 4
North East +16 3 £275 - 2
South West +8 1 £110 -73.33% 1

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, 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.

1 120 (95.24%) Lotus
2 62 (49.21%) Windows
3 40 (31.75%) Microsoft Office
4 34 (26.98%) SharePoint
5 28 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 24 (19.05%) Migration
7 23 (18.25%) Security Cleared
7 23 (18.25%) Active Directory
8 22 (17.46%) IBM Domino
8 22 (17.46%) SC Cleared
9 20 (15.87%) IBM
10 19 (15.08%) Microsoft Excel
10 19 (15.08%) Citrix
10 19 (15.08%) Windows Server
11 18 (14.29%) VPN
12 17 (13.49%) Linux
13 16 (12.70%) Windows 7
13 16 (12.70%) Office 365
14 15 (11.90%) Document Management
15 14 (11.11%) MS Exchange
15 14 (11.11%) Oracle
15 14 (11.11%) SQL
15 14 (11.11%) Finance
15 14 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (9.52%) SharePoint 2013
16 12 (9.52%) Service Management
16 12 (9.52%) Blackberry
17 11 (8.73%) Java
17 11 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management
17 11 (8.73%) Windows 10

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 34 (26.98%) SharePoint
2 22 (17.46%) IBM Domino
3 14 (11.11%) MS Exchange
4 12 (9.52%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (3.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (3.17%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.38%) IBM Connections
7 3 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.59%) FileNet
8 2 (1.59%) IIS
8 2 (1.59%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.79%) Quickr
Applications
1 40 (31.75%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (15.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Concordance
1 2 (1.59%) Relativity
2 1 (0.79%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.70%) Office 365
2 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.79%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.29%) VPN
2 8 (6.35%) LAN
3 7 (5.56%) Internet
3 7 (5.56%) SAN
4 6 (4.76%) DNS
5 5 (3.97%) WAN
6 4 (3.17%) Firewall
6 4 (3.17%) Intranet
6 4 (3.17%) iSCSI
6 4 (3.17%) NAS
7 3 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (2.38%) DHCP
7 3 (2.38%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.38%) Telepresence
7 3 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.59%) Skype
8 2 (1.59%) SMS
8 2 (1.59%) SMTP
8 2 (1.59%) WLAN
9 1 (0.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (2.38%) DB2
3 3 (2.38%) MS Access
3 3 (2.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.59%) GIS
4 2 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.17%) MSI
2 2 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.79%) JIRA
General
1 14 (11.11%) Finance
2 5 (3.97%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.17%) Banking
4 3 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.59%) Law
5 2 (1.59%) Legal
6 1 (0.79%) Back Office
6 1 (0.79%) Military
6 1 (0.79%) Retail
6 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (21.43%) Analyst
2 18 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 18 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 17 (13.49%) Developer
4 12 (9.52%) Support Analyst
5 11 (8.73%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (8.73%) Administrator
5 11 (8.73%) Floorwalker
6 10 (7.94%) Lotus Notes Developer
7 9 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
8 8 (6.35%) IT Support
8 8 (6.35%) Project Manager
8 8 (6.35%) Service Analyst
9 7 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 6 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 6 (4.76%) IT Analyst
10 6 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
11 5 (3.97%) Deskside Support
11 5 (3.97%) Domino Administrator
11 5 (3.97%) Lotus Notes Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.56%) .NET
1 7 (5.56%) Web Services
2 6 (4.76%) HTML
2 6 (4.76%) XML
3 5 (3.97%) CSS
3 5 (3.97%) jQuery
4 3 (2.38%) Spring
5 2 (1.59%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.59%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.59%) REST
5 2 (1.59%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.79%) PostGIS
6 1 (0.79%) Spring Boot
6 1 (0.79%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.79%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.52%) Blackberry
3 8 (6.35%) iPhone
4 5 (3.97%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.17%) Fat Client
5 4 (3.17%) iPad
5 4 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.17%) Thin Client
5 4 (3.17%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.59%) BYOD
6 2 (1.59%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.59%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.59%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.79%) Contract for Difference
7 1 (0.79%) Derivative
7 1 (0.79%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.79%) Swaptions
7 1 (0.79%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 62 (49.21%) Windows
2 19 (15.08%) Windows Server
3 17 (13.49%) Linux
4 16 (12.70%) Windows 7
5 11 (8.73%) Windows 10
6 10 (7.94%) Apple iOS
6 10 (7.94%) Windows XP
7 9 (7.14%) Android
8 8 (6.35%) Unix
8 8 (6.35%) Windows 8
9 5 (3.97%) AIX
10 4 (3.17%) Solaris
10 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (2.38%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.79%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.05%) Migration
2 15 (11.90%) Document Management
3 12 (9.52%) Service Management
4 11 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (7.14%) ITIL
6 8 (6.35%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (6.35%) Time Management
7 7 (5.56%) Validation
8 6 (4.76%) Information Architecture
8 6 (4.76%) Project Management
9 5 (3.97%) Asset Management
9 5 (3.97%) Change Management
9 5 (3.97%) Creative Thinking
9 5 (3.97%) Data Migration
9 5 (3.97%) Workflow
10 4 (3.17%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (3.17%) Data Protection
10 4 (3.17%) ITSM
10 4 (3.17%) Problem Management
10 4 (3.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.11%) SQL
2 11 (8.73%) Java
3 9 (7.14%) C
4 7 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.56%) LotusScript
5 6 (4.76%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.17%) C#
6 4 (3.17%) C++
6 4 (3.17%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.17%) Shell Script
6 4 (3.17%) VBScript
7 3 (2.38%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.38%) Perl
8 2 (1.59%) Python
8 2 (1.59%) Ruby
9 1 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (18.25%) Security Cleared
2 22 (17.46%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.56%) Degree
4 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.38%) HNC
5 3 (2.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.59%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (18.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.97%) XenDesktop
3 4 (3.17%) NFS
3 4 (3.17%) vSphere
4 3 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.79%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (6.35%) SCCM
2 6 (4.76%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.59%) SCOM
Vendors
1 120 (95.24%) Lotus
2 28 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 20 (15.87%) IBM
4 19 (15.08%) Citrix
5 14 (11.11%) Oracle
6 10 (7.94%) Apple
7 9 (7.14%) Cisco
7 9 (7.14%) HP
8 8 (6.35%) VMware
9 5 (3.97%) Altiris
9 5 (3.97%) Symantec
10 4 (3.17%) Cognos
10 4 (3.17%) Remedy
10 4 (3.17%) Sophos
11 3 (2.38%) Bloomberg
11 3 (2.38%) CommVault
11 3 (2.38%) EMC
11 3 (2.38%) Qualys
11 3 (2.38%) Reuters
11 3 (2.38%) Veritas