Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 756 678 609
Rank change year-on-year -78 -69 -125
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 121 150 289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.16% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.73% 0.95% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 70 175
UK median daily rate £223 £150 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.33% -18.92% -32.73%
10th Percentile £125 £104 £108
90th Percentile £446 £447 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £205 £140 £200
% change year-on-year +46.43% -30.00% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 25 17
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -22.22% +44.93%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.50 £12.10
90th Percentile £24.25 £18.73 £22.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +13.04% -36.11% +50.00%

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 16,650 15,858 18,318
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.47% 17.11% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,041 10,218 11,739
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £243
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £393
% change year-on-year +6.45% -1.46% +4.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 329 462
UK median hourly rate £18.67 £19.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.75% -9.52% +13.51%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.65 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £47.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% -5.00% +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 19 April 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 19 April 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 19 April 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 -96 88 £228 +51.67% 14
UK excluding London -35 77 £205 +46.43% 12
London -44 42 £220 +25.71% 4
North of England -8 20 £325 +132.14% 3
Scotland -19 18 £300 +110.53%
Wales -1 14 £189 -49.67% 2
South East -41 11 £138 +7.18% 2
North West -32 9 £288 +105.36%
Yorkshire -6 8 £363 -9.38% 3
East of England -13 8 - - 2
Midlands +2 5 £125 - 1
East Midlands -5 5 £125 -
North East +29 3 £275 -
South West +4 1 £110 -73.33% 2

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 115 (95.04%) Lotus
2 68 (56.20%) Windows
3 45 (37.19%) Microsoft Office
4 37 (30.58%) Microsoft
5 27 (22.31%) VPN
5 27 (22.31%) SharePoint
6 26 (21.49%) Active Directory
6 26 (21.49%) Migration
7 24 (19.83%) Citrix
7 24 (19.83%) Windows 7
8 19 (15.70%) IBM
8 19 (15.70%) Microsoft Excel
9 18 (14.88%) Blackberry
9 18 (14.88%) Security Cleared
10 17 (14.05%) SC Cleared
10 17 (14.05%) Finance
11 16 (13.22%) Android
11 16 (13.22%) IBM Domino
11 16 (13.22%) Office 365
12 15 (12.40%) MS Exchange
12 15 (12.40%) Linux
13 14 (11.57%) ITIL
13 14 (11.57%) Service Management
13 14 (11.57%) Document Management
13 14 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (11.57%) Windows Server
14 13 (10.74%) VMware
15 12 (9.92%) Apple
15 12 (9.92%) Cisco
15 12 (9.92%) Apple iOS

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 27 (22.31%) SharePoint
2 16 (13.22%) IBM Domino
3 15 (12.40%) MS Exchange
4 9 (7.44%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (4.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (3.31%) IIS
8 3 (2.48%) IBM Connections
8 3 (2.48%) WebSphere
8 3 (2.48%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.65%) Apache
9 2 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.65%) Skype for Business
9 2 (1.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 45 (37.19%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (15.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Eikon
2 2 (1.65%) Concordance
2 2 (1.65%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.22%) Office 365
2 4 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.83%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 27 (22.31%) VPN
2 9 (7.44%) DNS
3 8 (6.61%) Cisco IOS
3 8 (6.61%) Internet
4 7 (5.79%) SAN
5 6 (4.96%) LAN
6 5 (4.13%) DHCP
7 4 (3.31%) Firewall
7 4 (3.31%) Intranet
7 4 (3.31%) iSCSI
7 4 (3.31%) NAS
7 4 (3.31%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.48%) Telepresence
8 3 (2.48%) WAN
8 3 (2.48%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (2.48%) WLAN
9 2 (1.65%) BIG-IP
9 2 (1.65%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (1.65%) SMS
9 2 (1.65%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.48%) DB2
2 3 (2.48%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.65%) GIS
3 2 (1.65%) MySQL
3 2 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.83%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (3.31%) MSI
2 2 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.83%) JIRA
General
1 17 (14.05%) Finance
2 9 (7.44%) Banking
3 3 (2.48%) Law
3 3 (2.48%) Retail Banking
3 3 (2.48%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.65%) Legal
5 1 (0.83%) Advertising
5 1 (0.83%) Back Office
5 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.83%) Military
5 1 (0.83%) Private Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (22.31%) Analyst
2 25 (20.66%) Desktop Support
3 22 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 13 (10.74%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
6 10 (8.26%) Administrator
6 10 (8.26%) IT Support
6 10 (8.26%) Support Analyst
7 9 (7.44%) Deskside Support
7 9 (7.44%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 8 (6.61%) Floorwalker
9 7 (5.79%) Developer
9 7 (5.79%) Project Manager
9 7 (5.79%) Service Analyst
10 6 (4.96%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 6 (4.96%) Lotus Notes Administrator
11 5 (4.13%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 5 (4.13%) IT Analyst
11 5 (4.13%) IT Engineer
11 5 (4.13%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.31%) Web Services
2 3 (2.48%) .NET
2 3 (2.48%) CSS
2 3 (2.48%) HTML
3 2 (1.65%) jQuery
3 2 (1.65%) XML
4 1 (0.83%) PostGIS
4 1 (0.83%) Spring
4 1 (0.83%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.88%) Blackberry
2 14 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.26%) iPhone
4 6 (4.96%) BYOD
5 5 (4.13%) iPad
6 4 (3.31%) Fat Client
6 4 (3.31%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.31%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (3.31%) Thin Client
6 4 (3.31%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (2.48%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.65%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.65%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.83%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (0.83%) Derivative
9 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.83%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.83%) Swaptions
9 1 (0.83%) User Experience
9 1 (0.83%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 68 (56.20%) Windows
2 24 (19.83%) Windows 7
3 16 (13.22%) Android
4 15 (12.40%) Linux
5 14 (11.57%) Windows Server
6 12 (9.92%) Apple iOS
7 11 (9.09%) Windows 10
7 11 (9.09%) Windows XP
8 8 (6.61%) Windows 8
9 7 (5.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (5.79%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (4.96%) AIX
11 5 (4.13%) Unix
11 5 (4.13%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (3.31%) Solaris
13 3 (2.48%) Mac OS
13 3 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.83%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.49%) Migration
2 14 (11.57%) Document Management
2 14 (11.57%) ITIL
2 14 (11.57%) Service Management
3 10 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (6.61%) Change Management
4 8 (6.61%) Time Management
5 6 (4.96%) Asset Management
5 6 (4.96%) Incident Management
5 6 (4.96%) Problem Management
5 6 (4.96%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (4.13%) Data Migration
6 5 (4.13%) Information Architecture
6 5 (4.13%) ITSM
6 5 (4.13%) Workflow
7 4 (3.31%) Break/Fix
7 4 (3.31%) Coaching
7 4 (3.31%) Data Protection
7 4 (3.31%) Open Source
7 4 (3.31%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.79%) PowerShell
2 6 (4.96%) C
2 6 (4.96%) Java
3 5 (4.13%) SQL
4 4 (3.31%) LotusScript
4 4 (3.31%) VBScript
5 3 (2.48%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.48%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.48%) Perl
6 2 (1.65%) C++
7 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (14.88%) Security Cleared
2 17 (14.05%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.48%) Degree
4 3 (2.48%) HNC
4 3 (2.48%) HND
5 1 (0.83%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.31%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 26 (21.49%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.13%) XenDesktop
3 4 (3.31%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.31%) NFS
3 4 (3.31%) vSphere
4 3 (2.48%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.65%) iptables
5 2 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.83%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.83%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (5.79%) SCCM
2 6 (4.96%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (2.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.65%) SCOM
Vendors
1 115 (95.04%) Lotus
2 37 (30.58%) Microsoft
3 24 (19.83%) Citrix
4 19 (15.70%) IBM
5 13 (10.74%) VMware
6 12 (9.92%) Apple
6 12 (9.92%) Cisco
7 11 (9.09%) HP
8 8 (6.61%) Bloomberg
8 8 (6.61%) Oracle
8 8 (6.61%) Reuters
9 5 (4.13%) Altiris
9 5 (4.13%) Symantec
10 4 (3.31%) Sophos
11 3 (2.48%) CommVault
11 3 (2.48%) EMC
11 3 (2.48%) Nintex
11 3 (2.48%) Qualys
11 3 (2.48%) Remedy
11 3 (2.48%) Veritas