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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 539 490 459
Rank change year-on-year -49 -31  
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 75 160 187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.30% 0.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.96% 1.65% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 78 89
Median daily rate £275 £265 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.77% -24.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £129 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £452 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £260 £350
% change year-on-year +23.07% -25.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 27
Median hourly rate £12.50 £16.50 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.24% +18.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.60 £28.10 £24.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £16.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year -33.33% +37.50%  

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 7848 9712 10004
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.66% 18.08% 17.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7973 10735 10407
Median daily rate £430 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.17% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £260 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £580 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 335 421 515
Median hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -3.84% +23.80%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for IBM Notes in the UK

IBM Notes
Top 11 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 29 June 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 -59 60 £233 -10.57% 7
UK excluding London +11 51 £320 +23.07% 10
London -27 24 £215 -38.57% 1
North of England +42 19 £325 -15.58% 3
Midlands +5 7 £125 -50.00% 2
Wales -1 6 - - 2
Scotland +31 5 £375 +15.38%
South West -11 5 £419 +66.17%
Northern Ireland - 4 £320 - 2
South East +7 3 £275 +83.33%
East of England -14 2 £151 -57.00% 1

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 155 (99.36%) Lotus
2 93 (59.62%) Windows
3 87 (55.77%) Microsoft
4 84 (53.85%) Microsoft Office
5 59 (37.82%) Citrix
6 54 (34.62%) Windows 7
7 49 (31.41%) Active Directory
8 45 (28.85%) VPN
9 38 (24.36%) Blackberry
10 31 (19.87%) Office 365
11 29 (18.59%) Migration
12 27 (17.31%) Finance
12 27 (17.31%) Android
13 26 (16.67%) Windows XP
14 22 (14.10%) Cisco
14 22 (14.10%) Mac OS
15 20 (12.82%) Cisco IOS
16 18 (11.54%) BYOD
17 17 (10.90%) SharePoint
17 17 (10.90%) IBM Domino
17 17 (10.90%) Banking
18 15 (9.62%) Bloomberg
18 15 (9.62%) Windows 8
18 15 (9.62%) Windows Server
19 14 (8.97%) ITIL
19 14 (8.97%) Reuters
19 14 (8.97%) Apple iOS
20 13 (8.33%) Skype for Business
20 13 (8.33%) HP
21 12 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification

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 17 (10.90%) IBM Domino
1 17 (10.90%) SharePoint
2 13 (8.33%) Skype for Business
3 12 (7.69%) MS Exchange
4 11 (7.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (5.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (5.13%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.64%) CMS
9 1 (0.64%) Umbraco
Applications
1 84 (53.85%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (5.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.92%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.64%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 10 (6.41%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 31 (19.87%) Office 365
2 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.28%) G Suite
4 1 (0.64%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.64%) SaaS
4 1 (0.64%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 45 (28.85%) VPN
2 20 (12.82%) Cisco IOS
3 10 (6.41%) LAN
4 9 (5.77%) TCP/IP
5 7 (4.49%) WAN
6 6 (3.85%) DHCP
6 6 (3.85%) DNS
6 6 (3.85%) Skype
7 5 (3.21%) SAN
8 4 (2.56%) Internet
8 4 (2.56%) Unified Communications
9 3 (1.92%) Avaya Modular Messaging
9 3 (1.92%) NAS
9 3 (1.92%) Network Security
9 3 (1.92%) VoIP
9 3 (1.92%) Wireless
10 2 (1.28%) Ethernet
10 2 (1.28%) SMTP
11 1 (0.64%) Firewall
11 1 (0.64%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.92%) DataStage
2 2 (1.28%) GIS
2 2 (1.28%) SAP BW
2 2 (1.28%) SQL Server
General
1 27 (17.31%) Finance
2 17 (10.90%) Banking
3 10 (6.41%) Retail
3 10 (6.41%) Retail Banking
4 6 (3.85%) Front Office
5 4 (2.56%) Legal
6 2 (1.28%) Billing
6 2 (1.28%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 59 (37.82%) Analyst
2 27 (17.31%) Support Analyst
3 24 (15.38%) Desktop Support
4 22 (14.10%) 2nd Line Support
5 19 (12.18%) Support Engineer
6 16 (10.26%) 1st Line Support
7 14 (8.97%) Service Analyst
7 14 (8.97%) Service Desk Analyst
8 12 (7.69%) Service Desk Support
9 11 (7.05%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 11 (7.05%) Help Desk Analyst
10 10 (6.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 10 (6.41%) 3rd Line Support
11 9 (5.77%) IT Analyst
12 8 (5.13%) 1st Line Support Analyst
12 8 (5.13%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
12 8 (5.13%) Administrator
12 8 (5.13%) Deskside Support
12 8 (5.13%) Desktop Engineer
12 8 (5.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.92%) Java SE
2 2 (1.28%) .NET
2 2 (1.28%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (0.64%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 38 (24.36%) Blackberry
2 18 (11.54%) BYOD
3 11 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.49%) Client/Server
5 6 (3.85%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.56%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.56%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.56%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.92%) AS400
7 3 (1.92%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.92%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (1.92%) PKI
7 3 (1.92%) Replication
8 2 (1.28%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.28%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.28%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.28%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.28%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.64%) Digital Signage
9 1 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 93 (59.62%) Windows
2 54 (34.62%) Windows 7
3 27 (17.31%) Android
4 26 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 22 (14.10%) Mac OS
6 15 (9.62%) Windows 8
6 15 (9.62%) Windows Server
7 14 (8.97%) Apple iOS
8 11 (7.05%) Windows 10
9 9 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (1.92%) OS/390
12 3 (1.92%) Unix
13 1 (0.64%) Linux
13 1 (0.64%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (18.59%) Migration
2 14 (8.97%) ITIL
3 9 (5.77%) Change Management
3 9 (5.77%) Coaching
4 7 (4.49%) Problem Management
4 7 (4.49%) Service Management
4 7 (4.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (4.49%) Time Management
5 6 (3.85%) Asset Management
5 6 (3.85%) Mentoring
6 5 (3.21%) CRM
6 5 (3.21%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (3.21%) ERP
7 4 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (2.56%) Business Analysis
7 4 (2.56%) Incident Management
7 4 (2.56%) Software Deployment
8 3 (1.92%) Change Control
8 3 (1.92%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (1.92%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.05%) PowerShell
2 7 (4.49%) VBScript
3 4 (2.56%) SQL
4 3 (1.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.21%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.56%) Degree
3 4 (2.56%) MCP
3 4 (2.56%) MCSE
4 3 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.92%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.28%) A+ Certification
5 2 (1.28%) ACDT
5 2 (1.28%) ACHDS
5 2 (1.28%) ACTC
5 2 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.28%) MCDST
5 2 (1.28%) MCSA
5 2 (1.28%) MCSM
5 2 (1.28%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.64%) CCNA
6 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.64%) PgMP
6 1 (0.64%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.56%) SLA
2 1 (0.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 49 (31.41%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.49%) Virtual Servers
3 7 (4.49%) XenDesktop
4 6 (3.85%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (3.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (3.21%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.92%) vSphere
7 2 (1.28%) XenApp
8 1 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (2.56%) SCCM
1 4 (2.56%) SCOM
2 3 (1.92%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (1.92%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.92%) Tivoli NetView
3 2 (1.28%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.64%) DameWare
4 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.64%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 155 (99.36%) Lotus
2 87 (55.77%) Microsoft
3 59 (37.82%) Citrix
4 22 (14.10%) Cisco
5 15 (9.62%) Bloomberg
6 14 (8.97%) Reuters
7 13 (8.33%) HP
8 12 (7.69%) VMware
9 11 (7.05%) IBM
10 9 (5.77%) SAP
11 8 (5.13%) Apple
11 8 (5.13%) Dell
12 5 (3.21%) MuleSoft
12 5 (3.21%) Pegasus
12 5 (3.21%) Remedy
12 5 (3.21%) ServiceNow
13 4 (2.56%) Oracle
14 3 (1.92%) Adobe
14 3 (1.92%) Avaya
14 3 (1.92%) Symantec
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