Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 2018 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 763 751 669
Rank change year-on-year -12 -82 -59
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 119 148 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.68% 0.87% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 82 128
UK median daily rate £200 £192 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% -4.25% -12.09%
10th Percentile £126 £125 £120
90th Percentile £475 £471 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £240 £225 £185
% change year-on-year +6.67% +21.62% -37.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 19
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £17.75 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.49% -5.08% +55.83%
10th Percentile £12.08 £10.35 £12.45
90th Percentile £40.20 £27.63 £28.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £25.25
% change year-on-year -3.23% -38.61% +110.42%

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 17,627 16,973 18,959
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.78% 16.56% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,369 11,267 12,243
UK median daily rate £458 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.67% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £255
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 394 414 450
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £12.05 £11.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.73 £48.41
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £20.87
% change year-on-year +1.25% -4.15% +12.78%

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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for IBM Notes in the UK

IBM Notes
Top 14 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 10 December 2018. 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 -40 109 £200 +11.11% 11
UK excluding London -31 84 £240 +6.67% 12
North of England -2 34 £160 -49.21% 4
London -15 31 £185 +17.27% 1
North West 0 18 £160 +60.00%
Midlands -4 17 £160 +3.23%
Yorkshire -10 15 £325 -21.21% 3
East of England +2 13 £238 - 3
South East -29 13 £250 +42.86% 3
West Midlands -15 11 £150 -13.19%
East Midlands +12 6 £450 +260.00%
Scotland -26 6 £400 +6.67% 1
North East -12 1 - - 1
South West -36 1 - -

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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.

1 116 (97.48%) Lotus
2 58 (48.74%) Windows
3 51 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 40 (33.61%) Microsoft
5 32 (26.89%) Microsoft Office
6 30 (25.21%) ITIL
7 27 (22.69%) Windows 7
8 25 (21.01%) Office 365
9 22 (18.49%) Windows 10
10 21 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
11 20 (16.81%) IBM Domino
11 20 (16.81%) SharePoint
12 19 (15.97%) Migration
13 18 (15.13%) Citrix
14 17 (14.29%) VMware
15 16 (13.45%) MS Exchange
16 15 (12.61%) Cisco
17 14 (11.76%) WAN
17 14 (11.76%) Finance
17 14 (11.76%) Change Management
17 14 (11.76%) Blackberry
17 14 (11.76%) Degree
17 14 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
18 13 (10.92%) Service Management
18 13 (10.92%) Java
19 12 (10.08%) TCP/IP
19 12 (10.08%) LAN
19 12 (10.08%) IBM
19 12 (10.08%) Windows Server
20 11 (9.24%) Manufacturing

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 20 (16.81%) IBM Domino
1 20 (16.81%) SharePoint
2 16 (13.45%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (4.20%) Quickr
4 4 (3.36%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.52%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.68%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.68%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 32 (26.89%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.68%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.84%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 25 (21.01%) Office 365
2 2 (1.68%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (1.68%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.76%) WAN
2 12 (10.08%) LAN
2 12 (10.08%) TCP/IP
3 9 (7.56%) VoIP
4 8 (6.72%) VPN
5 7 (5.88%) DNS
5 7 (5.88%) NAS
5 7 (5.88%) Skype
6 6 (5.04%) DHCP
6 6 (5.04%) Internet
6 6 (5.04%) Wireless
7 5 (4.20%) Ethernet
7 5 (4.20%) IMAP
8 3 (2.52%) iSCSI
8 3 (2.52%) Network Security
8 3 (2.52%) SAN
8 3 (2.52%) SMTP
8 3 (2.52%) WLAN
9 2 (1.68%) Kerberos
9 2 (1.68%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.52%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (11.76%) Finance
2 11 (9.24%) Manufacturing
3 8 (6.72%) Retail
4 4 (3.36%) Banking
4 4 (3.36%) Cantonese Language
4 4 (3.36%) Mandarin Language
4 4 (3.36%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.52%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.68%) Automotive
7 1 (0.84%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.84%) French Language
7 1 (0.84%) Marketing
7 1 (0.84%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 34 (28.57%) Analyst
2 18 (15.13%) Support Engineer
3 17 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 14 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
5 13 (10.92%) Desktop Support
6 11 (9.24%) Support Analyst
7 9 (7.56%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (7.56%) Administrator
8 8 (6.72%) Consultant
9 7 (5.88%) Deskside Support
9 7 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
9 7 (5.88%) Developer
9 7 (5.88%) Lotus Notes Engineer
9 7 (5.88%) Lotus Notes Support
10 6 (5.04%) 1st Line Support
10 6 (5.04%) IT Engineer
11 5 (4.20%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 5 (4.20%) Business Analyst
11 5 (4.20%) IT Support
11 5 (4.20%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.36%) .NET
1 4 (3.36%) Web Services
2 3 (2.52%) ASP.NET
2 3 (2.52%) XPages
3 2 (1.68%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (1.68%) HTML
3 2 (1.68%) REST
3 2 (1.68%) SPNEGO
4 1 (0.84%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.84%) CSS
4 1 (0.84%) jQuery
4 1 (0.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.84%) Velocity
4 1 (0.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (11.76%) Blackberry
3 6 (5.04%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.20%) Fat Client
4 5 (4.20%) Thin Client
5 4 (3.36%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.36%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.52%) CMDB
6 3 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.52%) iPhone
6 3 (2.52%) PMI
7 2 (1.68%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.68%) Clustering
7 2 (1.68%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.84%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.84%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.84%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 58 (48.74%) Windows
2 27 (22.69%) Windows 7
3 22 (18.49%) Windows 10
4 12 (10.08%) Windows Server
5 10 (8.40%) Windows XP
6 7 (5.88%) Unix
7 6 (5.04%) Windows 8
8 5 (4.20%) Apple iOS
8 5 (4.20%) Linux
8 5 (4.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (3.36%) Mac OS
10 3 (2.52%) Android
10 3 (2.52%) Solaris
10 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.68%) AIX
11 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (25.21%) ITIL
2 19 (15.97%) Migration
3 14 (11.76%) Change Management
3 14 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (10.92%) Service Management
5 10 (8.40%) Computer Science
5 10 (8.40%) Problem Management
6 9 (7.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (7.56%) Incident Management
6 9 (7.56%) Infrastructure Management
7 8 (6.72%) Identity Management
8 7 (5.88%) Project Management
9 6 (5.04%) Decision-Making
9 6 (5.04%) Time Management
9 6 (5.04%) Trend Analysis
9 6 (5.04%) Validation
10 5 (4.20%) High Availability
10 5 (4.20%) Network Virtualisation
10 5 (4.20%) Proactive Monitoring
10 5 (4.20%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.92%) Java
2 9 (7.56%) PowerShell
2 9 (7.56%) SQL
3 8 (6.72%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.88%) LotusScript
5 5 (4.20%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.68%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.84%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.84%) C
7 1 (0.84%) C#
7 1 (0.84%) Formula Language
7 1 (0.84%) Perl
7 1 (0.84%) VB
7 1 (0.84%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (11.76%) Degree
2 9 (7.56%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (6.72%) MCP
4 7 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (5.04%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (4.20%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (3.36%) MCSE
7 4 (3.36%) MCSM
7 4 (3.36%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.36%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.52%) A+ Certification
8 3 (2.52%) CAPM
8 3 (2.52%) MCSA
8 3 (2.52%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (2.52%) PMI Certification
8 3 (2.52%) PMP
9 2 (1.68%) CCNA
9 2 (1.68%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.84%) ACTC
10 1 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.72%) SLA
2 3 (2.52%) QA
3 2 (1.68%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.84%) GDPR
System Software
1 51 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.56%) vSphere
3 7 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (5.04%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (4.20%) VMware NSX
6 3 (2.52%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.52%) NFS
6 3 (2.52%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.68%) Xen
8 1 (0.84%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.84%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (7.56%) SCCM
2 7 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (5.04%) NetBackup
4 5 (4.20%) vMotion
4 5 (4.20%) vRealize
5 4 (3.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (2.52%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.68%) SCSM
7 2 (1.68%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.84%) DameWare
8 1 (0.84%) SCOM
Vendors
1 116 (97.48%) Lotus
2 40 (33.61%) Microsoft
3 18 (15.13%) Citrix
4 17 (14.29%) VMware
5 15 (12.61%) Cisco
6 12 (10.08%) IBM
7 10 (8.40%) HP
7 10 (8.40%) Oracle
8 5 (4.20%) Bloomberg
8 5 (4.20%) Xerox
9 4 (3.36%) Cognos
9 4 (3.36%) Fidessa
9 4 (3.36%) McAfee
10 3 (2.52%) Adobe
10 3 (2.52%) Trend Micro
11 2 (1.68%) Apple
11 2 (1.68%) Avaya
11 2 (1.68%) iManage
11 2 (1.68%) Mitel
11 2 (1.68%) SAP