Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 718 614 578
Rank change year-on-year -104 -36 -134
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 146 281 328
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.27% 0.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.89% 1.43% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 159 163
UK median daily rate £213 £260 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.27% -20.00% +66.67%
10th Percentile £130 £126 £110
90th Percentile £471 £451 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £252 £350
% change year-on-year +9.13% -28.00% +70.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 57
UK median hourly rate £12.50 £17.25 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.54% +43.75% -20.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.25 £9.63
90th Percentile £22.90 £28.00 £24.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £15.75 £12.00
% change year-on-year -30.16% +31.25% -17.24%

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 16413 19685 20519
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.71% 18.58% 17.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 10640 12986 12921
UK median daily rate £438 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 418 496 672
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.00 £42.02
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.73 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.52% +3.65% +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 25 September 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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -92 122 £192 -24.61% 3
UK excluding London -26 88 £275 +9.13% 4
London -57 57 £190 -30.91%
North of England +43 27 £300 +15.38%
Yorkshire +48 19 £400 -11.11%
Midlands +20 15 £133 -47.00% 2
South East +10 14 £225 +55.17%
West Midlands +27 10 £166 -31.00% 2
Wales -2 9 - - 1
Scotland +3 8 £240 -12.73%
North West +21 6 £130 +8.33%
Northern Ireland - 6 £325 -
East Midlands -7 5 £125 -76.19%
South West -13 5 £419 +66.17% 1
East of England -15 4 £151 -36.63%
North East +48 2 £300 +15.38%

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 145 (99.32%) Lotus
2 99 (67.81%) Windows
3 85 (58.22%) Microsoft Office
4 81 (55.48%) Microsoft
5 67 (45.89%) Citrix
6 62 (42.47%) Windows 7
7 51 (34.93%) Active Directory
8 47 (32.19%) Blackberry
9 40 (27.40%) VPN
10 37 (25.34%) Finance
11 30 (20.55%) Android
12 27 (18.49%) Cisco
12 27 (18.49%) Office 365
13 26 (17.81%) Mac OS
13 26 (17.81%) Cisco IOS
14 25 (17.12%) TCP/IP
14 25 (17.12%) Apple iOS
15 24 (16.44%) Migration
16 22 (15.07%) Microsoft Certification
16 22 (15.07%) BYOD
17 20 (13.70%) IBM
17 20 (13.70%) Windows XP
18 19 (13.01%) Java
18 19 (13.01%) Internet
19 18 (12.33%) Wireless
19 18 (12.33%) Change Management
19 18 (12.33%) HP
19 18 (12.33%) Banking
20 17 (11.64%) Bloomberg
20 17 (11.64%) Analytical Skills

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 16 (10.96%) IBM Domino
2 15 (10.27%) SharePoint
3 13 (8.90%) MS Exchange
4 10 (6.85%) Skype for Business
5 9 (6.16%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (4.79%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (3.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.37%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.37%) WebSphere Portal
9 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.68%) FileNet
9 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 85 (58.22%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (8.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (4.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.05%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.68%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (5.48%) Eikon
2 2 (1.37%) Maximo
2 2 (1.37%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 27 (18.49%) Office 365
2 5 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.74%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.37%) G Suite
4 2 (1.37%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 40 (27.40%) VPN
2 26 (17.81%) Cisco IOS
3 25 (17.12%) TCP/IP
4 19 (13.01%) Internet
5 18 (12.33%) Wireless
6 12 (8.22%) Ethernet
6 12 (8.22%) LAN
7 6 (4.11%) DNS
8 5 (3.42%) Avaya Modular Messaging
8 5 (3.42%) DHCP
8 5 (3.42%) NAS
8 5 (3.42%) SAN
9 4 (2.74%) Skype
9 4 (2.74%) WAN
10 3 (2.05%) Network Security
10 3 (2.05%) SecureCRT
11 2 (1.37%) Firewall
11 2 (1.37%) VPLS
12 1 (0.68%) SMS
12 1 (0.68%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.37%) GIS
1 2 (1.37%) SAP BW
1 2 (1.37%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2016
1 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.37%) JIRA
General
1 37 (25.34%) Finance
2 18 (12.33%) Banking
3 9 (6.16%) Retail
4 8 (5.48%) Front Office
4 8 (5.48%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.74%) Legal
5 4 (2.74%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.37%) Billing
6 2 (1.37%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 40 (27.40%) Analyst
2 27 (18.49%) Desktop Support
3 21 (14.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 21 (14.38%) Support Engineer
4 19 (13.01%) 3rd Line Support
5 17 (11.64%) Support Analyst
6 13 (8.90%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 13 (8.90%) Desktop Engineer
7 12 (8.22%) 1st Line Support
8 11 (7.53%) Developer
9 10 (6.85%) Administrator
10 9 (6.16%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
11 8 (5.48%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 8 (5.48%) Deskside Support
11 8 (5.48%) Help Desk Analyst
11 8 (5.48%) Service Desk Support
12 7 (4.79%) 1st Line Engineer
12 7 (4.79%) 1st Line Support Engineer
12 7 (4.79%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
12 7 (4.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.05%) HTML
2 2 (1.37%) .NET
3 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.68%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 47 (32.19%) Blackberry
2 22 (15.07%) BYOD
3 17 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (10.27%) Client/Server
5 8 (5.48%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.42%) Fat Client
6 5 (3.42%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.42%) PKI
6 5 (3.42%) Thin Client
7 3 (2.05%) AS400
7 3 (2.05%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (2.05%) iPhone
7 3 (2.05%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.05%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.37%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.37%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.37%) iPad
8 2 (1.37%) PDA
8 2 (1.37%) Taxonomies
8 2 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 99 (67.81%) Windows
2 62 (42.47%) Windows 7
3 30 (20.55%) Android
4 26 (17.81%) Mac OS
5 25 (17.12%) Apple iOS
6 20 (13.70%) Windows XP
7 13 (8.90%) Windows Server
8 10 (6.85%) Windows 8
9 9 (6.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (4.79%) Windows 10
11 6 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (2.05%) OS/390
12 3 (2.05%) Unix
13 2 (1.37%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (16.44%) Migration
2 18 (12.33%) Change Management
3 16 (10.96%) Time Management
4 14 (9.59%) Coaching
5 13 (8.90%) ITIL
6 12 (8.22%) Validation
7 8 (5.48%) Asset Management
7 8 (5.48%) Incident Management
8 7 (4.79%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (4.79%) Identity Management
8 7 (4.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (4.11%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (4.11%) Problem Management
9 6 (4.11%) Service Management
10 5 (3.42%) Mentoring
11 3 (2.05%) Data Migration
11 3 (2.05%) Network Design
11 3 (2.05%) Records Management
11 3 (2.05%) Systems Analysis
11 3 (2.05%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.01%) Java
2 10 (6.85%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.79%) SQL
4 5 (3.42%) VBScript
5 3 (2.05%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.37%) C#
6 2 (1.37%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.68%) Ruby
7 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (15.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (10.27%) MCSE
3 13 (8.90%) MCP
4 12 (8.22%) MCSM
5 11 (7.53%) A+ Certification
5 11 (7.53%) ACDT
5 11 (7.53%) ACHDS
5 11 (7.53%) ACTC
5 11 (7.53%) MCDST
5 11 (7.53%) MCSA
5 11 (7.53%) Network+ Certification
6 6 (4.11%) Degree
7 3 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.37%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.68%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.68%) PgMP
9 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.16%) SLA
2 2 (1.37%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 51 (34.93%) Active Directory
2 14 (9.59%) Virtual Servers
3 9 (6.16%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (3.42%) XenDesktop
5 4 (2.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (1.37%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.37%) vSphere
7 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.68%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (4.11%) SCOM
2 5 (3.42%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.05%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (2.05%) SCCM
3 3 (2.05%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.05%) Tivoli NetView
4 2 (1.37%) Nessus
5 1 (0.68%) DameWare
5 1 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 145 (99.32%) Lotus
2 81 (55.48%) Microsoft
3 67 (45.89%) Citrix
4 27 (18.49%) Cisco
5 20 (13.70%) IBM
6 18 (12.33%) HP
7 17 (11.64%) Bloomberg
8 16 (10.96%) Apple
8 16 (10.96%) Reuters
9 14 (9.59%) Oracle
10 8 (5.48%) Dell
11 6 (4.11%) VMware
12 5 (3.42%) Avaya
12 5 (3.42%) CyberTech
12 5 (3.42%) NICE Systems
12 5 (3.42%) ServiceNow
13 4 (2.74%) Pegasus
14 3 (2.05%) Google
14 3 (2.05%) SolarWinds
15 2 (1.37%) Palo Alto