Period
to 18 September 2019

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 September 2019 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 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 744 766 731
Rank change year-on-year +22 -35 -117
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 81 134 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.091% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.60% 0.78% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 72 67
UK median daily rate £175 £220 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.45% +2.33% -17.31%
10th Percentile £104 £128 £127
90th Percentile £388 £449 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £156 £235 £288
% change year-on-year -33.83% -18.26% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 24 18
UK median hourly rate £31.25 £20.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.44% +70.83% -30.43%
10th Percentile £12.33 £11.36 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.25 £22.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £16.25 £11.00
% change year-on-year -23.08% +47.73% -30.16%

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 13,518 17,180 16,409
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.14% 16.67% 16.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,611 11,223 10,620
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +2.86% +4.17%
10th Percentile £263 £269 £263
90th Percentile £631 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 333 423 416
UK median hourly rate £21.16 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +2.50% -2.44%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.19 £10.88
90th Percentile £52.45 £51.25 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -4.76%

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 September 2019.

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 September 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for IBM Notes in the UK

IBM Notes
Top 13 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 September 2019. 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 +22 70 £175 -30.00% 12
UK excluding London +18 63 £156 -33.83% 9
London +45 18 £200 +2.83% 4
East of England +26 14 £151 -53.54% 1
North West +10 14 £280 +88.24% 4
North of England +6 14 £280 +72.31% 5
South East +26 12 £150 -40.00% 1
Midlands +28 9 £275 -26.67%
Scotland +32 7 £500 +108.33% 1
East Midlands +25 6 £120 -70.91%
Wales +15 4 £165 -12.00%
South West -12 4 £105 -4.55% 1
West Midlands +27 3 £275 +71.88%

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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 77 (95.06%) Lotus
2 61 (75.31%) Windows
3 41 (50.62%) Microsoft Office
4 40 (49.38%) Active Directory
5 37 (45.68%) Windows 10
6 33 (40.74%) Microsoft
7 32 (39.51%) Windows 7
8 30 (37.04%) ITIL
9 28 (34.57%) Office 365
10 17 (20.99%) SLA
10 17 (20.99%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (20.99%) Problem Management
11 15 (18.52%) Incident Management
12 14 (17.28%) Windows XP
13 13 (16.05%) Windows Server
14 12 (14.81%) Service Management
14 12 (14.81%) MS Exchange
15 10 (12.35%) Self-Motivation
15 10 (12.35%) Apple
15 10 (12.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (11.11%) Internet
16 9 (11.11%) MCP
16 9 (11.11%) Change Management
16 9 (11.11%) VMware
16 9 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
16 9 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 9 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
17 8 (9.88%) vSphere
17 8 (9.88%) Computer Science

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 12 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.88%) IBM Domino
3 6 (7.41%) Skype for Business
4 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.23%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.23%) Quickr
Applications
1 41 (50.62%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.17%) Acrobat
2 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (6.17%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (2.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 28 (34.57%) Office 365
2 7 (8.64%) Azure
3 5 (6.17%) AWS
4 2 (2.47%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.11%) Internet
2 8 (9.88%) VPN
3 6 (7.41%) DHCP
3 6 (7.41%) DNS
3 6 (7.41%) Skype
3 6 (7.41%) TCP/IP
4 5 (6.17%) VoIP
5 4 (4.94%) LAN
5 4 (4.94%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (4.94%) WebEx
5 4 (4.94%) Wireless
6 3 (3.70%) IP Telephony
6 3 (3.70%) NAS
7 1 (1.23%) ATM
7 1 (1.23%) PBX
7 1 (1.23%) SMS
7 1 (1.23%) SMTP
7 1 (1.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.23%) MS Access
1 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (4.94%) Public Sector
2 3 (3.70%) Banking
2 3 (3.70%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Investment Banking
2 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (35.80%) Analyst
2 22 (27.16%) Desktop Support
3 19 (23.46%) Service Analyst
3 19 (23.46%) Service Desk Analyst
4 14 (17.28%) Support Engineer
5 11 (13.58%) Deskside Engineer
6 9 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (11.11%) Support Analyst
7 8 (9.88%) Deskside Support
7 8 (9.88%) Deskside Support Engineer
7 8 (9.88%) Desktop Engineer
7 8 (9.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 7 (8.64%) Developer
9 5 (6.17%) Desktop Analyst
9 5 (6.17%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 5 (6.17%) Field Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) Field Support Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) 2nd Line Support
10 4 (4.94%) Administrator
10 4 (4.94%) Lotus Notes Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.94%) CSS
2 3 (3.70%) HTML
3 2 (2.47%) Spring
3 2 (2.47%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.99%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.35%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (9.88%) Blackberry
4 7 (8.64%) iPhone
5 6 (7.41%) Driving Licence
6 4 (4.94%) Data Centre
7 3 (3.70%) Client/Server
7 3 (3.70%) CMDB
7 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (3.70%) PDA
8 2 (2.47%) iPad
9 1 (1.23%) Handset
9 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.23%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 61 (75.31%) Windows
2 37 (45.68%) Windows 10
3 32 (39.51%) Windows 7
4 14 (17.28%) Windows XP
5 13 (16.05%) Windows Server
6 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (8.64%) Windows 8
8 6 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (4.94%) Windows 2000
9 4 (4.94%) Windows Vista
10 3 (3.70%) Mac OS
10 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.23%) AIX
11 1 (1.23%) Android
11 1 (1.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.04%) ITIL
2 17 (20.99%) Problem Management
3 15 (18.52%) Incident Management
4 12 (14.81%) Service Management
5 9 (11.11%) Change Management
5 9 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 9 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (9.88%) Computer Science
6 8 (9.88%) Trend Analysis
7 7 (8.64%) Infrastructure Management
7 7 (8.64%) Service Delivery
8 6 (7.41%) Migration
9 5 (6.17%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (6.17%) ITSM
9 5 (6.17%) Network Management
9 5 (6.17%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (4.94%) Asset Management
11 3 (3.70%) Application Packaging
11 3 (3.70%) ITIL V3
11 3 (3.70%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.88%) Java
2 7 (8.64%) PowerShell
3 6 (7.41%) SQL
4 5 (6.17%) VB
4 5 (6.17%) VBScript
5 3 (3.70%) Formula Language
5 3 (3.70%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.70%) LotusScript
6 2 (2.47%) Java 8
7 1 (1.23%) C
7 1 (1.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (11.11%) MCP
2 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.17%) Degree
3 5 (6.17%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.94%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.23%) MCITP
6 1 (1.23%) MCSE
6 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certified Master
6 1 (1.23%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (20.99%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (49.38%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.88%) vSphere
4 4 (4.94%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (3.70%) NDS
5 3 (3.70%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 3 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.70%) XenApp
6 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (12.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (8.64%) SCCM
3 4 (4.94%) NetBackup
3 4 (4.94%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (3.70%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (1.23%) PaperCut
5 1 (1.23%) vRealize
Vendors
1 77 (95.06%) Lotus
2 33 (40.74%) Microsoft
3 10 (12.35%) Apple
4 9 (11.11%) VMware
5 8 (9.88%) Citrix
6 7 (8.64%) Adobe
6 7 (8.64%) HP
6 7 (8.64%) IBM
7 6 (7.41%) Cisco
7 6 (7.41%) McAfee
8 4 (4.94%) Symantec
8 4 (4.94%) Veritas
9 3 (3.70%) Bloomberg
9 3 (3.70%) Bomgar
9 3 (3.70%) Fidessa
9 3 (3.70%) NetApp
9 3 (3.70%) Novell
9 3 (3.70%) Peregrine
9 3 (3.70%) Remedy
9 3 (3.70%) ServiceNow