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 3 months to 27 May 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
3 months to
27 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 530 495 460
Rank change year-on-year -35 -35  
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 63 161 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.30% 0.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.83% 1.64% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 95 75
Median daily rate £151 £254 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.74% -15.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £138 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £442 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £143 £250 £300
% change year-on-year -43.00% -16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 29
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.70 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.04 £22.90 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +3.44%  

IBM Notes is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7613 9803 9632
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.71% 17.97% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4847 6494 5901
Median daily rate £425 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £571 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 228 356
Median hourly rate £19.66 £19.63 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.17% -2.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £20.00 £20.34
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.68%  

IBM Notes
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing IBM Notes as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 27 May 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
Top 30 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 3 months to 27 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -19 58 £200 -20.00% 6
London +5 24 £215 -38.57%
North West +27 10 £150 -65.71%
City of London +4 8 £215 -30.36%
Manchester +15 7 £338 -22.85%
Yorkshire +10 7 £400 -15.78%
Hampshire +20 6 £201 +177.58%
South East +16 6 £201 +34.16% 3
West Yorkshire +24 5 £400 -20.00%
East Midlands -5 5 £125 +12.61%
Scotland +42 3 £143 -47.22%
Cheshire +31 3 £140 -
Leeds +24 3 - -
West Midlands +14 3 - - 1
Derbyshire -16 3 £125 +12.61%
Derby -18 3 £125 +12.61%
Southampton - 3 - -
Worcester - 3 - -
Worcestershire - 3 - -
North Wales +1 2 - -
Mold 0 2 - -
Flintshire -1 2 - -
East of England -4 2 £151 -57.00%
Wales -11 2 - -
Stirling - 2 £143 -
Havant - 2 £325 -
Chester - 2 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 - -
Wellingborough - 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 2 £151 -

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 148 (99.33%) Lotus
2 90 (60.40%) Windows
3 81 (54.36%) Microsoft Office
3 81 (54.36%) Microsoft
4 52 (34.90%) Windows 7
5 49 (32.89%) Citrix
6 47 (31.54%) Active Directory
7 39 (26.17%) VPN
8 36 (24.16%) Blackberry
9 33 (22.15%) Windows XP
10 24 (16.11%) Office 365
11 21 (14.09%) Migration
12 20 (13.42%) Finance
12 20 (13.42%) Android
13 19 (12.75%) Windows Server
14 18 (12.08%) Banking
14 18 (12.08%) Bloomberg
15 17 (11.41%) Cisco
16 16 (10.74%) Reuters
17 15 (10.07%) VMware
17 15 (10.07%) Mac OS
17 15 (10.07%) ITIL
17 15 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
18 14 (9.40%) Windows 8
18 14 (9.40%) MS Exchange
19 13 (8.72%) SharePoint
19 13 (8.72%) IBM Domino
19 13 (8.72%) Cisco IOS
20 12 (8.05%) Apple iOS
21 11 (7.38%) 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 14 (9.40%) MS Exchange
2 13 (8.72%) IBM Domino
2 13 (8.72%) SharePoint
3 11 (7.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (6.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (6.04%) Skype for Business
5 7 (4.70%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.67%) CMS
8 1 (0.67%) QuickPlace
8 1 (0.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 81 (54.36%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (6.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.01%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.67%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 11 (7.38%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 24 (16.11%) Office 365
2 3 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.34%) G Suite
3 2 (1.34%) SaaS
4 1 (0.67%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.67%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 39 (26.17%) VPN
2 13 (8.72%) Cisco IOS
3 11 (7.38%) LAN
4 8 (5.37%) DHCP
4 8 (5.37%) DNS
5 7 (4.70%) TCP/IP
5 7 (4.70%) WAN
6 6 (4.03%) Skype
7 4 (2.68%) SMTP
7 4 (2.68%) Unified Communications
8 3 (2.01%) Internet
8 3 (2.01%) Network Security
8 3 (2.01%) VoIP
9 2 (1.34%) SAN
9 2 (1.34%) Wireless
10 1 (0.67%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.67%) Firewall
10 1 (0.67%) FTP
10 1 (0.67%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.01%) DataStage
2 2 (1.34%) GIS
2 2 (1.34%) SAP BW
2 2 (1.34%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.67%) DB2
3 1 (0.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.67%) NetBeans
General
1 20 (13.42%) Finance
2 18 (12.08%) Banking
3 11 (7.38%) Retail
3 11 (7.38%) Retail Banking
4 6 (4.03%) Front Office
5 3 (2.01%) Legal
6 2 (1.34%) Billing
6 2 (1.34%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.34%) Marketing
7 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 55 (36.91%) Analyst
2 26 (17.45%) Desktop Support
2 26 (17.45%) Support Analyst
3 25 (16.78%) Support Engineer
4 20 (13.42%) 2nd Line Support
5 18 (12.08%) 1st Line Support
6 16 (10.74%) Service Analyst
6 16 (10.74%) Service Desk Analyst
7 13 (8.72%) Desktop Engineer
8 12 (8.05%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 12 (8.05%) Service Desk Support
9 11 (7.38%) 3rd Line Support
9 11 (7.38%) IT Support
10 10 (6.71%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 10 (6.71%) Help Desk Analyst
11 9 (6.04%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 9 (6.04%) IT Analyst
12 8 (5.37%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
12 8 (5.37%) 1st Line Support Analyst
13 7 (4.70%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.01%) Java SE
2 2 (1.34%) .NET
2 2 (1.34%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (0.67%) ADO
3 1 (0.67%) HTML
3 1 (0.67%) ODBC
3 1 (0.67%) XML
3 1 (0.67%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 36 (24.16%) Blackberry
2 15 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.38%) BYOD
4 7 (4.70%) Data Centre
4 7 (4.70%) Mainframe
5 6 (4.03%) Client/Server
6 5 (3.36%) iPad
6 5 (3.36%) iPhone
7 3 (2.01%) AS400
7 3 (2.01%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.01%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (2.01%) Fat Client
7 3 (2.01%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (2.01%) Replication
7 3 (2.01%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.34%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.34%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.34%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.67%) CMDB
9 1 (0.67%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 90 (60.40%) Windows
2 52 (34.90%) Windows 7
3 33 (22.15%) Windows XP
4 20 (13.42%) Android
5 19 (12.75%) Windows Server
6 15 (10.07%) Mac OS
7 14 (9.40%) Windows 8
8 12 (8.05%) Apple iOS
9 11 (7.38%) Windows 10
9 11 (7.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (6.04%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (5.37%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (2.01%) OS/390
12 3 (2.01%) Unix
13 2 (1.34%) Linux
13 2 (1.34%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.34%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (14.09%) Migration
2 15 (10.07%) ITIL
3 11 (7.38%) Service Management
4 10 (6.71%) Change Management
5 7 (4.70%) Incident Management
5 7 (4.70%) Problem Management
6 6 (4.03%) Asset Management
7 5 (3.36%) Coaching
7 5 (3.36%) CRM
7 5 (3.36%) ERP
7 5 (3.36%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (3.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (3.36%) Time Management
8 4 (2.68%) Mentoring
8 4 (2.68%) Software Deployment
9 3 (2.01%) Change Control
9 3 (2.01%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (2.01%) Proactive Monitoring
9 3 (2.01%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (2.01%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.04%) PowerShell
2 6 (4.03%) VBScript
3 3 (2.01%) Java
3 3 (2.01%) SQL
4 1 (0.67%) C
4 1 (0.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.67%) LotusScript
4 1 (0.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (6.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (5.37%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.03%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.36%) Degree
5 4 (2.68%) MCP
6 3 (2.01%) MCSE
7 2 (1.34%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.67%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.67%) ACDT
8 1 (0.67%) ACHDS
8 1 (0.67%) ACTC
8 1 (0.67%) CCNA
8 1 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.67%) MCSA
8 1 (0.67%) MCSM
8 1 (0.67%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.67%) PgMP
8 1 (0.67%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.01%) SLA
2 2 (1.34%) PMO
System Software
1 47 (31.54%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.03%) Virtual Desktop
3 6 (4.03%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (4.03%) XenDesktop
4 5 (3.36%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (2.68%) vSphere
6 3 (2.01%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (2.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.34%) XenApp
8 1 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (4.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (2.01%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (2.01%) SCCM
2 3 (2.01%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.01%) Tivoli NetView
3 2 (1.34%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.34%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.67%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.67%) DameWare
4 1 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.67%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 148 (99.33%) Lotus
2 81 (54.36%) Microsoft
3 49 (32.89%) Citrix
4 18 (12.08%) Bloomberg
5 17 (11.41%) Cisco
6 16 (10.74%) Reuters
7 15 (10.07%) VMware
8 11 (7.38%) HP
9 10 (6.71%) Dell
9 10 (6.71%) SAP
10 8 (5.37%) Apple
11 6 (4.03%) Remedy
12 5 (3.36%) IBM
12 5 (3.36%) MuleSoft
13 4 (2.68%) Symantec
14 3 (2.01%) Adobe
14 3 (2.01%) Oracle
14 3 (2.01%) ServiceNow
15 2 (1.34%) McAfee
15 2 (1.34%) Nortel
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