Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 730 662 620
Rank change year-on-year -68 -42 -147
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 144 221 291
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.21% 0.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.84% 1.16% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 129 164
UK median daily rate £193 £200 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.50% -11.11% +21.62%
10th Percentile £125 £120 £110
90th Percentile £475 £455 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £180 £288
% change year-on-year +25.00% -37.39% +43.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 19 37
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £18.70 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.11% +55.83% -24.29%
10th Percentile £10.30 £12.45 £9.25
90th Percentile £28.50 £28.30 £23.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £25.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year -38.61% +110.42% -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 17104 18986 19720
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.55% 18.39% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11344 12248 12450
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £263 £253 £231
90th Percentile £613 £588 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £380
% change year-on-year +3.23% +1.97% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 417 449 594
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.63 £48.45 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.73 £18.68
% change year-on-year -3.52% +10.97% +6.74%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -92 115 £180 -4.00% 3
UK excluding London -17 86 £225 +25.00% 3
London -61 56 £166 -23.91% 1
South East -23 22 £175 +16.67%
North of England +34 19 £315 +110.00% 2
Scotland -12 15 £375 +36.36% 1
Yorkshire +32 12 £413 +43.48%
Midlands +15 12 £155 -22.50%
Wales +22 10 £150 -35.83%
West Midlands +17 9 £173 -7.84%
North West 0 6 £100 -16.67%
South West -3 5 £363 +8.21%
East Midlands -6 3 £125 -75.00%
East of England -25 2 - -
Northern Ireland - 2 £345 -
North East +49 1 £325 +25.00% 2

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 144 (100.00%) Lotus
2 87 (60.42%) Windows
3 73 (50.69%) Microsoft
4 70 (48.61%) Microsoft Office
5 55 (38.19%) Windows 7
6 51 (35.42%) Active Directory
6 51 (35.42%) Citrix
7 46 (31.94%) Blackberry
8 40 (27.78%) VPN
9 32 (22.22%) Office 365
10 31 (21.53%) Android
11 30 (20.83%) Apple iOS
12 28 (19.44%) Finance
12 28 (19.44%) Migration
13 26 (18.06%) Cisco
14 24 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
15 22 (15.28%) ITIL
16 21 (14.58%) IBM Domino
16 21 (14.58%) IBM
16 21 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
16 21 (14.58%) HP
16 21 (14.58%) Internet
16 21 (14.58%) Reuters
16 21 (14.58%) Bloomberg
16 21 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
17 20 (13.89%) BYOD
17 20 (13.89%) Mac OS
17 20 (13.89%) Change Management
17 20 (13.89%) TCP/IP
17 20 (13.89%) Microsoft Excel

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 (14.58%) IBM Domino
2 17 (11.81%) MS Exchange
3 13 (9.03%) SharePoint
4 10 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.47%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (3.47%) Skype for Business
6 4 (2.78%) Apache
6 4 (2.78%) IIS
6 4 (2.78%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.39%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.39%) WebSphere Portal
9 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.69%) FileNet
9 1 (0.69%) SAS
9 1 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 70 (48.61%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (13.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (1.39%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (6.25%) Eikon
2 2 (1.39%) Maximo
2 2 (1.39%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 32 (22.22%) Office 365
2 7 (4.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.69%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 40 (27.78%) VPN
2 24 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
3 21 (14.58%) Internet
4 20 (13.89%) TCP/IP
5 16 (11.11%) Wireless
6 11 (7.64%) DNS
6 11 (7.64%) LAN
7 10 (6.94%) Ethernet
8 7 (4.86%) DHCP
9 5 (3.47%) SAN
9 5 (3.47%) WAN
10 4 (2.78%) BIG-IP
10 4 (2.78%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (2.78%) SMTP
11 3 (2.08%) Intranet
11 3 (2.08%) SecureCRT
11 3 (2.08%) Skype
12 2 (1.39%) Firewall
12 2 (1.39%) LDAP
12 2 (1.39%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.78%) MySQL
2 4 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.69%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 28 (19.44%) Finance
2 20 (13.89%) Banking
3 11 (7.64%) Retail Banking
4 4 (2.78%) Front Office
5 2 (1.39%) Advertising
5 2 (1.39%) Legal
5 2 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.39%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.69%) Law
6 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.69%) Retail
6 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (26.39%) Desktop Support
2 30 (20.83%) Analyst
3 23 (15.97%) Support Engineer
4 19 (13.19%) 2nd Line Support
5 18 (12.50%) Deskside Support
6 16 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
7 15 (10.42%) 3rd Line Support
8 12 (8.33%) Developer
9 11 (7.64%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 11 (7.64%) Service Desk Support
10 10 (6.94%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 10 (6.94%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 9 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
11 9 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 9 (6.25%) Administrator
12 8 (5.56%) IT Engineer
12 8 (5.56%) IT Support
12 8 (5.56%) Service Analyst
13 7 (4.86%) IT Support Engineer
13 7 (4.86%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.47%) HTML
2 3 (2.08%) CSS
3 2 (1.39%) .NET
4 1 (0.69%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.69%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 46 (31.94%) Blackberry
2 21 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (13.89%) BYOD
4 11 (7.64%) Management Information System
5 10 (6.94%) Client/Server
5 10 (6.94%) iPhone
6 8 (5.56%) Data Centre
6 8 (5.56%) iPad
7 3 (2.08%) Fat Client
7 3 (2.08%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.39%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.39%) PDA
8 2 (1.39%) PKI
8 2 (1.39%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.39%) User Experience
9 1 (0.69%) Contract for Difference
9 1 (0.69%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (0.69%) Derivative
9 1 (0.69%) Swaptions
9 1 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 87 (60.42%) Windows
2 55 (38.19%) Windows 7
3 31 (21.53%) Android
4 30 (20.83%) Apple iOS
5 20 (13.89%) Mac OS
6 11 (7.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (7.64%) Windows XP
7 8 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (4.86%) Windows Server
9 6 (4.17%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.78%) Mac OS X
10 4 (2.78%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.69%) AIX
11 1 (0.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (19.44%) Migration
2 22 (15.28%) ITIL
3 20 (13.89%) Change Management
4 17 (11.81%) Service Management
5 13 (9.03%) Incident Management
5 13 (9.03%) Validation
6 12 (8.33%) Problem Management
7 11 (7.64%) Asset Management
7 11 (7.64%) Coaching
7 11 (7.64%) Time Management
8 8 (5.56%) ITSM
9 7 (4.86%) Identity Management
10 6 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (2.78%) Document Management
11 4 (2.78%) Proactive Management
11 4 (2.78%) Project Management
11 4 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (2.08%) Business Analysis
12 3 (2.08%) Mentoring
12 3 (2.08%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.89%) Java
2 11 (7.64%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.78%) SQL
5 3 (2.08%) VBScript
6 2 (1.39%) C
6 2 (1.39%) C#
6 2 (1.39%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.39%) VB
7 1 (0.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (9.03%) MCSE
3 10 (6.94%) MCDST
3 10 (6.94%) MCP
3 10 (6.94%) MCSM
4 9 (6.25%) A+ Certification
4 9 (6.25%) ACDT
4 9 (6.25%) ACHDS
4 9 (6.25%) ACTC
4 9 (6.25%) MCSA
4 9 (6.25%) Network+ Certification
5 7 (4.86%) Degree
6 3 (2.08%) IBM Certification
7 2 (1.39%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.03%) SLA
2 2 (1.39%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 51 (35.42%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.94%) Virtual Servers
3 6 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (3.47%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (2.78%) iptables
6 3 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (2.08%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.39%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (2.08%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.39%) Nessus
2 2 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.39%) SCCM
2 2 (1.39%) SCOM
3 1 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 144 (100.00%) Lotus
2 73 (50.69%) Microsoft
3 51 (35.42%) Citrix
4 26 (18.06%) Cisco
5 21 (14.58%) Bloomberg
5 21 (14.58%) HP
5 21 (14.58%) IBM
5 21 (14.58%) Reuters
6 16 (11.11%) Oracle
7 13 (9.03%) Apple
8 10 (6.94%) VMware
9 7 (4.86%) Dell
10 6 (4.17%) NetApp
11 4 (2.78%) Fidessa
11 4 (2.78%) Pegasus
11 4 (2.78%) Remedy
12 3 (2.08%) SolarWinds
13 2 (1.39%) CyberTech
13 2 (1.39%) Palo Alto
13 2 (1.39%) ServiceNow