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 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Notes (formerly Lotus Notes)
UK
Rank 502 506 427
Rank change year-on-year +4 -79  
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 81 134 209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.25% 0.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.04% 1.46% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 74 88
Median daily rate £145 £250 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.00% -13.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £118 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £143 £250 £300
% change year-on-year -43.00% -16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 26
Median hourly rate £14.00 £19.00 £12.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.31% +55.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £14.80 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £21.50 £17.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £19.00 £12.42
% change year-on-year -31.57% +52.97%  

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 7799 9160 9338
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.36% 17.21% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5106 5825 5538
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £560 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 226 346
Median hourly rate £18.68 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.60% +5.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +9.09%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 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 +10 77 £143 -43.00% 9
London +35 27 £165 -26.66% 2
North West +35 15 £140 -62.66% 3
South East -3 15 £125 -37.50% 1
Hampshire +20 10 £105 -47.16%
Manchester +15 9 £160 -57.33% 2
East of England -11 9 £200 +17.64% 1
Hertfordshire +2 5 £200 - 1
East Midlands -5 5 £125 +13.12%
Southampton - 5 £133 -
Cheshire - 4 £140 - 1
City of London +1 3 £100 -54.54%
Derbyshire -6 3 £125 +13.63%
Derby -9 3 £125 +13.63%
Havant - 3 £325 -
Hayes - 3 £450 -
Warrington - 3 £140 -
Berkshire +21 2 - -
Yorkshire +12 2 - -
Bristol +7 2 £413 -
South West -2 2 £413 +42.24%
Buckinghamshire -7 2 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 - -
North Yorkshire - 2 - -
Lancashire - 2 - -
Beaconsfield - 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £300 -
Portsmouth - 2 £78 -
Lancaster - 2 - -
Skipton - 2 - -

IBM Notes
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 169 (100.00%) Lotus
2 94 (55.62%) Windows
3 80 (47.34%) MS Office
4 76 (44.97%) Microsoft
5 58 (34.32%) Active Directory
5 58 (34.32%) Windows 7
6 41 (24.26%) MS Excel
7 37 (21.89%) Citrix
7 37 (21.89%) Blackberry
8 35 (20.71%) Windows XP
9 29 (17.16%) VPN
10 23 (13.61%) ITIL
10 23 (13.61%) Office 365
10 23 (13.61%) Analytical Skills
11 22 (13.02%) Windows Server
12 21 (12.43%) Migration
12 21 (12.43%) Banking
13 19 (11.24%) Finance
14 18 (10.65%) Bloomberg
15 17 (10.06%) Windows Server 2003
15 17 (10.06%) Service Management
15 17 (10.06%) Change Management
15 17 (10.06%) IBM Domino
15 17 (10.06%) MS Exchange
15 17 (10.06%) Incident Management
15 17 (10.06%) Problem Management
16 16 (9.47%) Android
16 16 (9.47%) Cisco
16 16 (9.47%) Reuters
17 15 (8.88%) SharePoint

IBM Notes
Top Related 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 17 (10.06%) IBM Domino
1 17 (10.06%) MS Exchange
2 15 (8.88%) SharePoint
3 11 (6.51%) Skype for Business
4 10 (5.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (4.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.37%) FileNet
8 3 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.78%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.59%) CMS
9 1 (0.59%) QuickPlace
9 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.59%) Umbraco
Applications
1 80 (47.34%) MS Office
2 41 (24.26%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (7.10%) Eikon
2 1 (0.59%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 23 (13.61%) Office 365
2 3 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.18%) SaaS
4 1 (0.59%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 29 (17.16%) VPN
2 13 (7.69%) LAN
2 13 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 11 (6.51%) DHCP
3 11 (6.51%) Internet
4 10 (5.92%) DNS
5 9 (5.33%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (4.73%) Skype
6 8 (4.73%) WAN
7 6 (3.55%) Wireless
8 5 (2.96%) VoIP
9 4 (2.37%) Unified Communications
10 3 (1.78%) Firewall
10 3 (1.78%) SMTP
11 2 (1.18%) S/MIME
11 2 (1.18%) SAN
11 2 (1.18%) SSL
11 2 (1.18%) WLAN
12 1 (0.59%) FTP
12 1 (0.59%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.78%) DataStage
2 2 (1.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.59%) DB2
3 1 (0.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.59%) NetBeans
General
1 21 (12.43%) Banking
2 19 (11.24%) Finance
3 14 (8.28%) Retail
3 14 (8.28%) Retail Banking
4 4 (2.37%) Back Office
4 4 (2.37%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.37%) Korean Language
5 3 (1.78%) Legal
6 2 (1.18%) Dutch Language
6 2 (1.18%) German Language
6 2 (1.18%) Marketing
6 2 (1.18%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.59%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (30.77%) Analyst
2 32 (18.93%) Desktop Support
2 32 (18.93%) Support Engineer
3 25 (14.79%) 2nd Line Support
3 25 (14.79%) Service Analyst
3 25 (14.79%) Service Desk Analyst
4 22 (13.02%) Support Analyst
5 20 (11.83%) Desktop Engineer
6 19 (11.24%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 17 (10.06%) Service Desk Support
8 16 (9.47%) 1st Line Support
9 12 (7.10%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
10 11 (6.51%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 11 (6.51%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 11 (6.51%) IT Support
11 10 (5.92%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 10 (5.92%) Consultant
12 9 (5.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 9 (5.33%) Deskside Support
12 9 (5.33%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.55%) .NET
2 4 (2.37%) ASP.NET
2 4 (2.37%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (2.37%) Web Services
3 3 (1.78%) AngularJS
3 3 (1.78%) Java SE
4 2 (1.18%) SAP Smart Forms
4 2 (1.18%) XMPP
5 1 (0.59%) ADO
5 1 (0.59%) HTML
5 1 (0.59%) jQuery
5 1 (0.59%) ODBC
5 1 (0.59%) XML
5 1 (0.59%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 37 (21.89%) Blackberry
2 23 (13.61%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.73%) BYOD
3 8 (4.73%) iPad
3 8 (4.73%) iPhone
4 6 (3.55%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.55%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.37%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.78%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.78%) Replication
7 2 (1.18%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.18%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.18%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.18%) PKI
7 2 (1.18%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.59%) CMDB
8 1 (0.59%) iSeries
8 1 (0.59%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.59%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 94 (55.62%) Windows
2 58 (34.32%) Windows 7
3 35 (20.71%) Windows XP
4 22 (13.02%) Windows Server
5 17 (10.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (9.47%) Android
7 15 (8.88%) Windows 8
8 12 (7.10%) Mac OS
9 10 (5.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (5.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (5.33%) Windows 10
11 8 (4.73%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.78%) Linux
13 2 (1.18%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.18%) Unix
13 2 (1.18%) Windows 2000
13 2 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.59%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (13.61%) ITIL
2 21 (12.43%) Migration
3 17 (10.06%) Change Management
3 17 (10.06%) Incident Management
3 17 (10.06%) Problem Management
3 17 (10.06%) Service Management
4 6 (3.55%) Software Deployment
5 5 (2.96%) Coaching
5 5 (2.96%) ERP
5 5 (2.96%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (2.96%) Trend Analysis
6 4 (2.37%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (2.37%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (2.37%) Extreme Programming
6 4 (2.37%) Mentoring
6 4 (2.37%) MVC
6 4 (2.37%) TDD
6 4 (2.37%) Waterfall
7 3 (1.78%) Change Control
7 3 (1.78%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.92%) Java
2 9 (5.33%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.96%) SQL
4 4 (2.37%) VBScript
5 3 (1.78%) C
5 3 (1.78%) C#
6 2 (1.18%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.59%) LotusScript
7 1 (0.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (5.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.14%) MCP
2 7 (4.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (4.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.37%) Degree
4 3 (1.78%) MCSE
5 2 (1.18%) CCNA
5 2 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.59%) MCSA
6 1 (0.59%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.14%) SLA
2 3 (1.78%) PMO
3 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 58 (34.32%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (2.37%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (2.37%) VMware ESX
3 4 (2.37%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.78%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.18%) Postfix
5 2 (1.18%) Sendmail
5 2 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.18%) vSphere
5 2 (1.18%) XenApp
6 1 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (6.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 9 (5.33%) SCCM
3 3 (1.78%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.18%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.59%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (0.59%) SCOM
Vendors
1 169 (100.00%) Lotus
2 76 (44.97%) Microsoft
3 37 (21.89%) Citrix
4 18 (10.65%) Bloomberg
5 16 (9.47%) Cisco
5 16 (9.47%) Reuters
6 14 (8.28%) VMware
7 9 (5.33%) Apple
7 9 (5.33%) Dell
7 9 (5.33%) SAP
8 8 (4.73%) HP
9 7 (4.14%) Remedy
10 6 (3.55%) Symantec
11 5 (2.96%) MuleSoft
12 4 (2.37%) Cognos
12 4 (2.37%) IBM
12 4 (2.37%) Intel Security
12 4 (2.37%) ServiceNow
13 3 (1.78%) Adobe
13 3 (1.78%) Oracle
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