Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 771 671 590
Rank change year-on-year -100 -81 -122
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 125 194 288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.20% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.76% 1.10% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 105 172
UK median daily rate £180 £160 £198
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -19.17% +6.99%
10th Percentile £125 £120 £108
90th Percentile £438 £488 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £155 £250
% change year-on-year +16.13% -38.00% +20.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 31
UK median hourly rate £17.75 £18.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.39% +50.00% -17.24%
10th Percentile £12.13 £10.50 £9.25
90th Percentile £28.13 £27.40 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £15.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year +31.15% +27.08% -15.79%

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 16,539 17,650 18,645
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.49% 18.13% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,037 11,365 11,796
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £228
90th Percentile £620 £594 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +3.23% - +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 406 554
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.44 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.91% -7.45% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.00 £45.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.42 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.90% - +12.68%

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 January 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 17 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for IBM Notes in the UK

IBM Notes
Top 15 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 January 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 -73 103 £180 +12.50% 20
UK excluding London -12 68 £180 +16.13% 13
London -50 55 £166 -2.65% 7
South East -28 19 £150 -3.23% 1
North of England +36 16 £275 +115.69% 6
Midlands +4 11 £155 -55.71% 3
Scotland -16 11 £375 +36.36%
Wales +10 9 £150 -35.83%
West Midlands +1 8 £166 -17.20% 2
Yorkshire +23 7 £413 +43.48% 3
North West +2 6 £100 -18.37% 2
North East +52 3 £275 - 1
East Midlands +1 3 £125 -75.00% 1
East of England -29 2 - - 1
South West -3 1 £200 +14.29% 2

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 125 (100.00%) Lotus
2 75 (60.00%) Windows
3 58 (46.40%) Microsoft
4 57 (45.60%) Microsoft Office
5 46 (36.80%) Windows 7
6 45 (36.00%) Active Directory
7 41 (32.80%) Citrix
8 38 (30.40%) Blackberry
9 32 (25.60%) VPN
10 28 (22.40%) Apple iOS
11 25 (20.00%) Office 365
11 25 (20.00%) Android
12 23 (18.40%) Finance
12 23 (18.40%) Migration
13 22 (17.60%) ITIL
14 21 (16.80%) Java
14 21 (16.80%) Internet
15 20 (16.00%) Cisco
16 19 (15.20%) Microsoft Certification
16 19 (15.20%) Analytical Skills
17 18 (14.40%) HP
17 18 (14.40%) TCP/IP
17 18 (14.40%) Microsoft Excel
17 18 (14.40%) Change Management
17 18 (14.40%) Cisco IOS
18 17 (13.60%) Service Management
18 17 (13.60%) Reuters
18 17 (13.60%) Bloomberg
19 16 (12.80%) Wireless
19 16 (12.80%) Oracle

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 15 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (11.20%) IBM Domino
3 11 (8.80%) SharePoint
4 9 (7.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.20%) Apache
5 4 (3.20%) IIS
5 4 (3.20%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (3.20%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.60%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.60%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.60%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.80%) FileNet
7 1 (0.80%) SAS
7 1 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 57 (45.60%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (14.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (4.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (1.60%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (4.80%) Eikon
2 2 (1.60%) Maximo
2 2 (1.60%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 25 (20.00%) Office 365
2 5 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.20%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.60%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.80%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 32 (25.60%) VPN
2 21 (16.80%) Internet
3 18 (14.40%) Cisco IOS
3 18 (14.40%) TCP/IP
4 16 (12.80%) Wireless
5 11 (8.80%) LAN
6 10 (8.00%) DNS
6 10 (8.00%) Ethernet
7 6 (4.80%) DHCP
8 5 (4.00%) WAN
9 4 (3.20%) BIG-IP
9 4 (3.20%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (3.20%) SMTP
10 3 (2.40%) Intranet
10 3 (2.40%) SAN
10 3 (2.40%) SecureCRT
11 2 (1.60%) Firewall
11 2 (1.60%) LDAP
11 2 (1.60%) VPLS
11 2 (1.60%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.80%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.20%) MySQL
2 4 (3.20%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.80%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.80%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (3.20%) JIRA
General
1 23 (18.40%) Finance
2 15 (12.00%) Banking
3 8 (6.40%) Retail Banking
4 4 (3.20%) Front Office
5 2 (1.60%) Advertising
5 2 (1.60%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.80%) Back Office
6 1 (0.80%) Law
6 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.80%) Retail
6 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (28.00%) Desktop Support
2 28 (22.40%) Analyst
3 23 (18.40%) Support Engineer
4 16 (12.80%) Desktop Engineer
5 15 (12.00%) Deskside Support
6 14 (11.20%) 3rd Line Support
7 13 (10.40%) 2nd Line Support
8 11 (8.80%) Developer
9 10 (8.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 10 (8.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 9 (7.20%) IT Support
11 8 (6.40%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
11 8 (6.40%) Service Desk Support
12 7 (5.60%) IT Engineer
12 7 (5.60%) IT Support Engineer
12 7 (5.60%) Service Analyst
12 7 (5.60%) Support Analyst
13 6 (4.80%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
13 6 (4.80%) Deskside Support Engineer
13 6 (4.80%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.00%) HTML
2 3 (2.40%) CSS
3 2 (1.60%) .NET
4 1 (0.80%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.80%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.80%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.80%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 38 (30.40%) Blackberry
2 19 (15.20%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (12.00%) BYOD
4 11 (8.80%) iPhone
4 11 (8.80%) Management Information System
5 10 (8.00%) Client/Server
6 8 (6.40%) Data Centre
6 8 (6.40%) iPad
7 2 (1.60%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.60%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.60%) PDA
7 2 (1.60%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.60%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.60%) User Experience
8 1 (0.80%) Contract for Difference
8 1 (0.80%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (0.80%) Derivative
8 1 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.80%) Swaptions
8 1 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 75 (60.00%) Windows
2 46 (36.80%) Windows 7
3 28 (22.40%) Apple iOS
4 25 (20.00%) Android
5 13 (10.40%) Mac OS
6 10 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (7.20%) Windows XP
8 8 (6.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (6.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (4.80%) Windows Server
10 5 (4.00%) Windows 8
11 4 (3.20%) Mac OS X
12 3 (2.40%) Windows 10
13 2 (1.60%) Linux
14 1 (0.80%) AIX
14 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.40%) Migration
2 22 (17.60%) ITIL
3 18 (14.40%) Change Management
4 17 (13.60%) Service Management
5 13 (10.40%) Validation
6 12 (9.60%) Incident Management
7 11 (8.80%) Asset Management
7 11 (8.80%) Time Management
8 9 (7.20%) Coaching
9 8 (6.40%) ITSM
10 7 (5.60%) Problem Management
11 6 (4.80%) Identity Management
12 5 (4.00%) Document Management
13 4 (3.20%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (3.20%) Proactive Management
14 3 (2.40%) Data Migration
14 3 (2.40%) Network Design
14 3 (2.40%) Service Delivery
14 3 (2.40%) Stakeholder Management
15 2 (1.60%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 21 (16.80%) Java
2 8 (6.40%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.80%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.60%) C
4 2 (1.60%) C#
4 2 (1.60%) SQL
4 2 (1.60%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.60%) VB
4 2 (1.60%) VBScript
5 1 (0.80%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (15.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (9.60%) MCSE
3 10 (8.00%) MCDST
3 10 (8.00%) MCP
3 10 (8.00%) MCSM
4 9 (7.20%) A+ Certification
4 9 (7.20%) ACDT
4 9 (7.20%) ACHDS
4 9 (7.20%) ACTC
4 9 (7.20%) MCSA
4 9 (7.20%) Network+ Certification
5 7 (5.60%) Degree
6 3 (2.40%) IBM Certification
7 2 (1.60%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.60%) SLA
2 2 (1.60%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 45 (36.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.00%) Virtual Servers
3 6 (4.80%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.80%) Virtual Desktop
3 6 (4.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.20%) iptables
6 3 (2.40%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.60%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.60%) XenApp
7 2 (1.60%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.80%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.60%) Nessus
1 2 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (1.60%) SCCM
2 1 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 125 (100.00%) Lotus
2 58 (46.40%) Microsoft
3 41 (32.80%) Citrix
4 20 (16.00%) Cisco
5 18 (14.40%) HP
6 17 (13.60%) Bloomberg
6 17 (13.60%) Reuters
7 16 (12.80%) Oracle
8 15 (12.00%) IBM
9 13 (10.40%) Apple
10 10 (8.00%) VMware
11 7 (5.60%) Dell
12 5 (4.00%) NetApp
13 4 (3.20%) Fidessa
13 4 (3.20%) Remedy
14 3 (2.40%) SolarWinds
15 2 (1.60%) IronPort
15 2 (1.60%) OpenText
15 2 (1.60%) Symantec
15 2 (1.60%) TIBCO