Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 752 713 620
Rank change year-on-year -39 -93 -33
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 136 146 289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.79% 0.88% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 73 166
UK median daily rate £220 £210 £257
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -18.29% -20.92%
10th Percentile £128 £128 £125
90th Percentile £450 £466 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £235 £258 £250
% change year-on-year -8.74% +3.00% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 24
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £12.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.00% -27.54% +43.75%
10th Percentile £11.36 £10.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.25 £23.20 £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £11.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +47.73% -30.16% +31.25%

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 17,210 16,596 19,946
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.75% 16.80% 18.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,262 10,761 13,168
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £255
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 421 499
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £12.23 £11.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.25 £48.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £20.89
% change year-on-year +2.50% -4.26% +4.45%

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 21 September 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 21 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for IBM Notes in the UK

IBM Notes
Top 15 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 21 September 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 -42 116 £235 +22.72% 13
UK excluding London -7 96 £235 -8.74% 9
London -30 39 £184 -3.16% 5
North of England -15 34 £163 -40.91% 5
North West +1 23 £149 +6.25%
South East -9 15 £250 +11.11%
Midlands -13 14 £375 +200.00% 2
Scotland -13 13 £240 +24.68% 1
East of England +7 12 £300 +99.34% 1
Yorkshire -23 10 £431 +7.81% 5
East Midlands +14 8 £413 +230.00%
Wales -23 6 £188 -
West Midlands -24 6 £160 -7.41% 2
South West -13 2 £110 -73.73%
North East -10 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 128 (94.12%) Lotus
2 61 (44.85%) Windows
3 35 (25.74%) Microsoft
3 35 (25.74%) Active Directory
4 31 (22.79%) SharePoint
4 31 (22.79%) IBM Domino
5 26 (19.12%) Office 365
6 25 (18.38%) Microsoft Office
7 24 (17.65%) Migration
7 24 (17.65%) Windows Server
8 23 (16.91%) IBM
9 21 (15.44%) Oracle
9 21 (15.44%) Java
10 20 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
11 19 (13.97%) SQL
11 19 (13.97%) VMware
12 18 (13.24%) Windows 7
12 18 (13.24%) ITIL
13 17 (12.50%) Linux
13 17 (12.50%) SC Cleared
13 17 (12.50%) Security Cleared
14 16 (11.76%) MS Exchange
14 16 (11.76%) WAN
15 15 (11.03%) LAN
15 15 (11.03%) SCCM
15 15 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (9.56%) Degree
16 13 (9.56%) Manufacturing
16 13 (9.56%) Citrix
16 13 (9.56%) JavaScript

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 31 (22.79%) IBM Domino
1 31 (22.79%) SharePoint
2 16 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 8 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (4.41%) Quickr
4 6 (4.41%) Skype for Business
4 6 (4.41%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.21%) IBM Connections
5 3 (2.21%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.47%) FileNet
6 2 (1.47%) IIS
6 2 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.74%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 25 (18.38%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (6.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.21%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Concordance
1 2 (1.47%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 26 (19.12%) Office 365
2 6 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.47%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.76%) WAN
2 15 (11.03%) LAN
3 10 (7.35%) TCP/IP
4 9 (6.62%) DNS
4 9 (6.62%) VPN
5 8 (5.88%) Skype
6 6 (4.41%) DHCP
6 6 (4.41%) Ethernet
6 6 (4.41%) Internet
7 5 (3.68%) iSCSI
7 5 (3.68%) NAS
7 5 (3.68%) SAN
8 4 (2.94%) VoIP
8 4 (2.94%) Wireless
8 4 (2.94%) WLAN
9 2 (1.47%) Firewall
9 2 (1.47%) Intranet
9 2 (1.47%) Junos
9 2 (1.47%) Network Security
10 1 (0.74%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.41%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.21%) DB2
4 3 (2.21%) MS Access
5 2 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (2.94%) MSI
2 2 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (9.56%) Manufacturing
2 12 (8.82%) Finance
3 8 (5.88%) Retail
4 3 (2.21%) Banking
5 2 (1.47%) Cantonese Language
5 2 (1.47%) Law
5 2 (1.47%) Legal
5 2 (1.47%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.74%) Automotive
6 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (21.32%) Analyst
2 21 (15.44%) Desktop Support
3 18 (13.24%) Support Engineer
4 16 (11.76%) Developer
5 12 (8.82%) Desktop Engineer
6 11 (8.09%) Administrator
6 11 (8.09%) Service Analyst
7 10 (7.35%) Support Analyst
8 9 (6.62%) 2nd Line Support
8 9 (6.62%) Lotus Notes Developer
9 8 (5.88%) Lotus Notes Support
9 8 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
10 7 (5.15%) IT Support
10 7 (5.15%) Project Manager
11 6 (4.41%) 1st Line Support
11 6 (4.41%) Consultant
11 6 (4.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 6 (4.41%) Domino Administrator
11 6 (4.41%) IT Engineer
11 6 (4.41%) Lotus Notes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.62%) .NET
1 9 (6.62%) Web Services
2 6 (4.41%) HTML
3 5 (3.68%) jQuery
3 5 (3.68%) XML
4 4 (2.94%) CSS
4 4 (2.94%) XPages
5 3 (2.21%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.21%) Spring
6 2 (1.47%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.47%) REST
6 2 (1.47%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.74%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.74%) Spring Boot
7 1 (0.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.74%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.35%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.88%) Blackberry
4 7 (5.15%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.68%) Fat Client
5 5 (3.68%) iPhone
5 5 (3.68%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.68%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (3.68%) Thin Client
6 4 (2.94%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.21%) CMDB
7 3 (2.21%) PMI
7 3 (2.21%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.47%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.47%) Wiki
9 1 (0.74%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.74%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.74%) iSeries
9 1 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 61 (44.85%) Windows
2 24 (17.65%) Windows Server
3 18 (13.24%) Windows 7
4 17 (12.50%) Linux
5 12 (8.82%) Unix
6 9 (6.62%) Windows 10
7 7 (5.15%) Apple iOS
7 7 (5.15%) Windows 8
8 6 (4.41%) Windows XP
9 5 (3.68%) AIX
9 5 (3.68%) Android
9 5 (3.68%) Solaris
10 4 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (2.21%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (2.21%) Windows NT
12 2 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (17.65%) Migration
2 20 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
3 18 (13.24%) ITIL
4 12 (8.82%) Change Management
5 11 (8.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (8.09%) Time Management
6 10 (7.35%) Project Management
7 9 (6.62%) Identity Management
7 9 (6.62%) Service Management
7 9 (6.62%) Validation
8 8 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (5.15%) Problem Management
10 6 (4.41%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (4.41%) Creative Thinking
10 6 (4.41%) High Availability
10 6 (4.41%) Incident Management
11 5 (3.68%) Data Protection
11 5 (3.68%) Document Management
11 5 (3.68%) Network Virtualisation
11 5 (3.68%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.44%) Java
2 19 (13.97%) SQL
3 13 (9.56%) JavaScript
4 10 (7.35%) LotusScript
5 8 (5.88%) PowerShell
6 7 (5.15%) C
6 7 (5.15%) Shell Script
7 5 (3.68%) C#
7 5 (3.68%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.94%) C++
9 3 (2.21%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.21%) Perl
10 2 (1.47%) Python
10 2 (1.47%) Ruby
11 1 (0.74%) VB
11 1 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 17 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 13 (9.56%) Degree
3 7 (5.15%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.94%) MCP
5 4 (2.94%) MCSE
5 4 (2.94%) MCSM
6 3 (2.21%) A+ Certification
6 3 (2.21%) CAPM
6 3 (2.21%) HNC
6 3 (2.21%) HND
6 3 (2.21%) MCSA
6 3 (2.21%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (2.21%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.21%) PMP
7 2 (1.47%) CCNA
7 2 (1.47%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.41%) SLA
2 4 (2.94%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 3 (2.21%) QA
4 1 (0.74%) GDPR
System Software
1 35 (25.74%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.09%) vSphere
3 6 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.68%) NFS
4 5 (3.68%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (3.68%) VMware NSX
5 2 (1.47%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.74%) Xen
6 1 (0.74%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.74%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (11.03%) SCCM
2 8 (5.88%) NetBackup
3 5 (3.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (3.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (3.68%) vMotion
3 5 (3.68%) vRealize
4 2 (1.47%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.74%) SCOM
5 1 (0.74%) SCSM
Vendors
1 128 (94.12%) Lotus
2 35 (25.74%) Microsoft
3 23 (16.91%) IBM
4 21 (15.44%) Oracle
5 19 (13.97%) VMware
6 13 (9.56%) Citrix
7 10 (7.35%) Cisco
8 9 (6.62%) Apple
9 8 (5.88%) HP
10 7 (5.15%) Cognos
11 5 (3.68%) Altiris
11 5 (3.68%) Symantec
11 5 (3.68%) Xerox
12 4 (2.94%) Sophos
13 3 (2.21%) APTARE
13 3 (2.21%) Avaya
13 3 (2.21%) CommVault
13 3 (2.21%) Red Hat
13 3 (2.21%) Veritas
14 2 (1.47%) Adobe