Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 739 662 602
Rank change year-on-year -77 -60 -149
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 145 241 310
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.23% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.84% 1.24% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 141 175
UK median daily rate £210 £210 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -30.00% +62.16%
10th Percentile £129 £120 £110
90th Percentile £453 £456 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £236 £325
% change year-on-year +21.69% -27.31% +64.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 41
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £18.35 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.26% +52.92% -25.00%
10th Percentile £10.45 £11.70 £9.25
90th Percentile £25.88 £28.35 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £23.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year -53.19% +95.83% -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 17169 19509 19860
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.64% 18.50% 17.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11301 12635 12479
UK median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.38%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £230
90th Percentile £606 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 435 482 600
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.75 £42.78
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 22 November 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 22 November 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 22 November 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 -92 113 £190 -5.00% 8
UK excluding London -16 89 £288 +21.69% 1
London -81 54 £166 -17.25% 7
North of England +51 26 £275 +37.50%
Yorkshire +36 17 £425 +47.83%
South East -3 16 £225 +52.54%
Scotland -9 13 £375 +36.36%
Wales +27 11 £105 -72.00%
Midlands +15 11 £160 -57.25% 1
West Midlands +24 9 £173 -39.90% 1
North West -3 7 £100 -16.67%
Northern Ireland - 6 £325 -
South West -5 5 £363 +8.21%
North East +51 2 £300 +15.38%
East Midlands -10 2 £125 -75.00%
East of England -17 2 - -

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 (100.00%) Lotus
2 93 (64.14%) Windows
3 78 (53.79%) Microsoft
4 72 (49.66%) Microsoft Office
5 55 (37.93%) Citrix
5 55 (37.93%) Windows 7
6 52 (35.86%) Active Directory
7 45 (31.03%) Blackberry
8 38 (26.21%) VPN
9 35 (24.14%) Finance
10 32 (22.07%) Office 365
11 30 (20.69%) Android
12 29 (20.00%) Migration
13 27 (18.62%) Apple iOS
14 25 (17.24%) Cisco
15 23 (15.86%) IBM
15 23 (15.86%) TCP/IP
15 23 (15.86%) ITIL
15 23 (15.86%) Change Management
15 23 (15.86%) Cisco IOS
16 22 (15.17%) Mac OS
17 21 (14.48%) IBM Domino
17 21 (14.48%) Microsoft Certification
18 20 (13.79%) Java
19 19 (13.10%) HP
19 19 (13.10%) BYOD
20 18 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
20 18 (12.41%) Internet
21 17 (11.72%) Wireless
21 17 (11.72%) Oracle

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 (14.48%) IBM Domino
2 15 (10.34%) MS Exchange
3 12 (8.28%) SharePoint
4 10 (6.90%) Skype for Business
5 9 (6.21%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.76%) Apache
6 4 (2.76%) IIS
6 4 (2.76%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (2.76%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.38%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.38%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.69%) FileNet
8 1 (0.69%) SAS
8 1 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 72 (49.66%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (8.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (4.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.07%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.38%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.69%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (4.83%) Eikon
2 2 (1.38%) Maximo
2 2 (1.38%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 32 (22.07%) Office 365
2 7 (4.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.76%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.69%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 38 (26.21%) VPN
2 23 (15.86%) Cisco IOS
2 23 (15.86%) TCP/IP
3 18 (12.41%) Internet
4 17 (11.72%) Wireless
5 12 (8.28%) LAN
6 11 (7.59%) Ethernet
7 10 (6.90%) DNS
8 8 (5.52%) DHCP
9 5 (3.45%) Avaya Modular Messaging
9 5 (3.45%) NAS
9 5 (3.45%) SAN
9 5 (3.45%) WAN
10 4 (2.76%) BIG-IP
10 4 (2.76%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (2.76%) Skype
11 3 (2.07%) SecureCRT
12 2 (1.38%) Firewall
12 2 (1.38%) SMTP
12 2 (1.38%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.76%) MySQL
2 4 (2.76%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.69%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (2.76%) JIRA
General
1 35 (24.14%) Finance
2 15 (10.34%) Banking
3 9 (6.21%) Retail Banking
4 6 (4.14%) Front Office
5 4 (2.76%) Legal
5 4 (2.76%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.38%) Advertising
7 1 (0.69%) Law
7 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.69%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.69%) Retail
7 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (22.07%) Desktop Support
2 31 (21.38%) Analyst
3 22 (15.17%) Support Engineer
4 20 (13.79%) 2nd Line Support
5 15 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
6 14 (9.66%) Desktop Engineer
7 13 (8.97%) Deskside Support
8 12 (8.28%) Developer
9 11 (7.59%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 11 (7.59%) Administrator
10 10 (6.90%) Support Analyst
11 9 (6.21%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
11 9 (6.21%) Service Desk Support
12 8 (5.52%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 8 (5.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 7 (4.83%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
13 7 (4.83%) IT Engineer
13 7 (4.83%) IT Support
14 6 (4.14%) IT Support Engineer
14 6 (4.14%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.45%) HTML
2 3 (2.07%) CSS
3 2 (1.38%) .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 45 (31.03%) Blackberry
2 19 (13.10%) BYOD
3 18 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (8.28%) Client/Server
5 10 (6.90%) Management Information System
6 9 (6.21%) Data Centre
7 7 (4.83%) iPhone
8 5 (3.45%) iPad
8 5 (3.45%) PKI
9 4 (2.76%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.38%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.38%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.38%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.38%) PDA
10 2 (1.38%) Thin Client
10 2 (1.38%) User Experience
11 1 (0.69%) AS400
11 1 (0.69%) IBM Mainframe
11 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 93 (64.14%) Windows
2 55 (37.93%) Windows 7
3 30 (20.69%) Android
4 27 (18.62%) Apple iOS
5 22 (15.17%) Mac OS
6 13 (8.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (8.28%) Windows XP
8 11 (7.59%) Windows Server
9 10 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (5.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (4.14%) Windows 8
12 4 (2.76%) Mac OS X
13 3 (2.07%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.69%) AIX
14 1 (0.69%) Linux
14 1 (0.69%) OS/390
14 1 (0.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (20.00%) Migration
2 23 (15.86%) Change Management
2 23 (15.86%) ITIL
3 14 (9.66%) Time Management
4 13 (8.97%) Coaching
5 12 (8.28%) Incident Management
6 11 (7.59%) Problem Management
6 11 (7.59%) Service Management
6 11 (7.59%) Validation
7 10 (6.90%) Asset Management
8 8 (5.52%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (4.83%) Identity Management
10 6 (4.14%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (3.45%) ITSM
11 5 (3.45%) Mentoring
12 4 (2.76%) Proactive Management
12 4 (2.76%) Project Management
13 3 (2.07%) Network Design
13 3 (2.07%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.79%) Java
2 10 (6.90%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.83%) SQL
4 6 (4.14%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.38%) C#
5 2 (1.38%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.38%) VBScript
6 1 (0.69%) Ruby
6 1 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (14.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (9.66%) MCSE
3 12 (8.28%) MCP
4 11 (7.59%) MCDST
4 11 (7.59%) MCSM
5 10 (6.90%) A+ Certification
5 10 (6.90%) ACDT
5 10 (6.90%) ACHDS
5 10 (6.90%) ACTC
5 10 (6.90%) MCSA
5 10 (6.90%) Network+ Certification
6 7 (4.83%) Degree
7 3 (2.07%) IBM Certification
7 3 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.97%) SLA
2 2 (1.38%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 52 (35.86%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.28%) Virtual Servers
3 7 (4.83%) Virtual Desktop
4 6 (4.14%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.14%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (2.76%) iptables
6 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.38%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.38%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (4.14%) SCOM
2 5 (3.45%) NetBackup
3 4 (2.76%) SCCM
4 2 (1.38%) Nessus
4 2 (1.38%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.69%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.69%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.69%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 145 (100.00%) Lotus
2 78 (53.79%) Microsoft
3 55 (37.93%) Citrix
4 25 (17.24%) Cisco
5 23 (15.86%) IBM
6 19 (13.10%) HP
7 17 (11.72%) Oracle
8 16 (11.03%) Bloomberg
8 16 (11.03%) Reuters
9 15 (10.34%) Apple
10 10 (6.90%) VMware
11 6 (4.14%) Dell
11 6 (4.14%) NetApp
12 5 (3.45%) Avaya
12 5 (3.45%) CyberTech
12 5 (3.45%) NICE Systems
12 5 (3.45%) ServiceNow
13 4 (2.76%) Fidessa
13 4 (2.76%) Pegasus
14 3 (2.07%) SolarWinds