Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 751 679 603
Rank change year-on-year -72 -76 -131
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 125 192 289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.20% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.75% 1.09% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 106 173
UK median daily rate £180 £160 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -20.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £125 £116 £108
90th Percentile £438 £488 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £155 £250
% change year-on-year +16.13% -38.00% +20.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 31
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.89% +50.00% -17.24%
10th Percentile £11.35 £10.50 £9.25
90th Percentile £27.00 £27.40 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £15.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year +16.39% +27.08% -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 16,559 17,618 18,815
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.51% 18.13% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,043 11,354 11,900
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £263 £251 £230
90th Percentile £620 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +3.23% - +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 409 558
UK median hourly rate £19.75 £19.44 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.62% -7.45% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.00 £45.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.34 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.30% - +11.11%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -63 103 £180 +12.50% 20
UK excluding London -36 69 £180 +16.13% 14
London -56 54 £166 -2.65% 7
South East -37 19 £150 -3.23% 1
North of England +26 16 £275 +115.69% 6
Midlands +6 11 £155 -55.71% 3
Scotland -7 11 £375 +36.36% 1
Wales +11 9 £150 -35.83%
West Midlands +10 8 £166 -17.20% 2
Yorkshire +20 7 £413 +43.48% 3
North West 0 6 £100 -18.37% 2
North East +51 3 £275 - 1
East Midlands +3 3 £125 -75.00% 1
East of England -17 3 - - 1
South West +7 1 £200 +14.29% 2

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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.

1 125 (100.00%) Lotus
2 76 (60.80%) Windows
3 58 (46.40%) Microsoft Office
4 57 (45.60%) Microsoft
5 46 (36.80%) Windows 7
6 45 (36.00%) Active Directory
7 42 (33.60%) Citrix
8 38 (30.40%) Blackberry
9 33 (26.40%) VPN
10 28 (22.40%) Apple iOS
11 25 (20.00%) Office 365
11 25 (20.00%) Android
12 23 (18.40%) Finance
13 22 (17.60%) Migration
13 22 (17.60%) ITIL
14 21 (16.80%) Java
14 21 (16.80%) Internet
15 20 (16.00%) Cisco
16 19 (15.20%) Microsoft Certification
17 18 (14.40%) TCP/IP
17 18 (14.40%) HP
17 18 (14.40%) Microsoft Excel
17 18 (14.40%) Change Management
17 18 (14.40%) Cisco IOS
17 18 (14.40%) Analytical Skills
18 17 (13.60%) Service Management
18 17 (13.60%) Reuters
18 17 (13.60%) Bloomberg
19 16 (12.80%) Wireless
20 15 (12.00%) Banking

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 15 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (11.20%) IBM Domino
3 11 (8.80%) SharePoint
4 9 (7.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.20%) Apache
5 4 (3.20%) IIS
5 4 (3.20%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (3.20%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.60%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.60%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.60%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.80%) FileNet
7 1 (0.80%) SAS
7 1 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 58 (46.40%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (14.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (4.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (1.60%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (4.80%) Eikon
2 2 (1.60%) Maximo
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 25 (20.00%) Office 365
2 5 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.20%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.60%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.80%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 33 (26.40%) VPN
2 21 (16.80%) Internet
3 18 (14.40%) Cisco IOS
3 18 (14.40%) TCP/IP
4 16 (12.80%) Wireless
5 11 (8.80%) LAN
6 10 (8.00%) DNS
6 10 (8.00%) Ethernet
7 6 (4.80%) DHCP
8 5 (4.00%) WAN
9 4 (3.20%) BIG-IP
9 4 (3.20%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (3.20%) SMTP
10 3 (2.40%) Intranet
10 3 (2.40%) SAN
10 3 (2.40%) SecureCRT
11 2 (1.60%) Firewall
11 2 (1.60%) LDAP
11 2 (1.60%) VPLS
11 2 (1.60%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.20%) MySQL
2 4 (3.20%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.80%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.80%) QlikView
3 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.20%) JIRA
General
1 23 (18.40%) Finance
2 15 (12.00%) Banking
3 8 (6.40%) Retail Banking
4 4 (3.20%) Front Office
5 2 (1.60%) Advertising
5 2 (1.60%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.80%) Back Office
6 1 (0.80%) Law
6 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.80%) Retail
6 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (28.00%) Desktop Support
2 28 (22.40%) Analyst
3 23 (18.40%) Support Engineer
4 16 (12.80%) Desktop Engineer
5 15 (12.00%) Deskside Support
6 14 (11.20%) 3rd Line Support
7 13 (10.40%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (8.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 10 (8.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 10 (8.00%) Developer
9 9 (7.20%) IT Support
10 8 (6.40%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 8 (6.40%) Service Desk Support
11 7 (5.60%) IT Engineer
11 7 (5.60%) IT Support Engineer
11 7 (5.60%) Service Analyst
11 7 (5.60%) Support Analyst
12 6 (4.80%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
12 6 (4.80%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 6 (4.80%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.00%) HTML
2 3 (2.40%) CSS
3 2 (1.60%) .NET
4 1 (0.80%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.80%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.80%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.80%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 38 (30.40%) Blackberry
2 18 (14.40%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (12.00%) BYOD
4 11 (8.80%) iPhone
4 11 (8.80%) Management Information System
5 10 (8.00%) Client/Server
6 8 (6.40%) Data Centre
6 8 (6.40%) iPad
7 2 (1.60%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.60%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.60%) PDA
7 2 (1.60%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.60%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.60%) User Experience
8 1 (0.80%) Contract for Difference
8 1 (0.80%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (0.80%) Derivative
8 1 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.80%) Swaptions
8 1 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 76 (60.80%) Windows
2 46 (36.80%) Windows 7
3 28 (22.40%) Apple iOS
4 25 (20.00%) Android
5 13 (10.40%) Mac OS
6 10 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (8.00%) Windows XP
7 8 (6.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (6.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (4.80%) Windows Server
9 5 (4.00%) Windows 8
10 4 (3.20%) Mac OS X
11 3 (2.40%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.60%) Linux
13 1 (0.80%) AIX
13 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (17.60%) ITIL
1 22 (17.60%) Migration
2 18 (14.40%) Change Management
3 17 (13.60%) Service Management
4 13 (10.40%) Validation
5 12 (9.60%) Incident Management
6 11 (8.80%) Asset Management
7 10 (8.00%) Time Management
8 9 (7.20%) Coaching
9 8 (6.40%) ITSM
10 7 (5.60%) Problem Management
11 6 (4.80%) Identity Management
12 5 (4.00%) Document Management
13 4 (3.20%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (3.20%) Proactive Management
14 3 (2.40%) Network Design
14 3 (2.40%) Service Delivery
14 3 (2.40%) Stakeholder Management
15 2 (1.60%) Business Analysis
15 2 (1.60%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 21 (16.80%) Java
2 8 (6.40%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.80%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.60%) C
4 2 (1.60%) C#
4 2 (1.60%) VB
4 2 (1.60%) VBScript
5 1 (0.80%) Ruby
5 1 (0.80%) SQL
5 1 (0.80%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (15.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (9.60%) MCSE
3 10 (8.00%) MCDST
3 10 (8.00%) MCP
3 10 (8.00%) MCSM
4 9 (7.20%) A+ Certification
4 9 (7.20%) ACDT
4 9 (7.20%) ACHDS
4 9 (7.20%) ACTC
4 9 (7.20%) MCSA
4 9 (7.20%) Network+ Certification
5 7 (5.60%) Degree
6 3 (2.40%) IBM Certification
7 2 (1.60%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.60%) SLA
2 1 (0.80%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 45 (36.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.00%) Virtual Servers
3 6 (4.80%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.80%) Virtual Desktop
3 6 (4.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.20%) iptables
6 3 (2.40%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.60%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.60%) XenApp
7 2 (1.60%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.80%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.60%) Nessus
1 2 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (1.60%) SCCM
2 1 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 125 (100.00%) Lotus
2 57 (45.60%) Microsoft
3 42 (33.60%) Citrix
4 20 (16.00%) Cisco
5 18 (14.40%) HP
6 17 (13.60%) Bloomberg
6 17 (13.60%) Reuters
7 15 (12.00%) IBM
7 15 (12.00%) Oracle
8 13 (10.40%) Apple
9 10 (8.00%) VMware
10 7 (5.60%) Dell
11 5 (4.00%) NetApp
12 4 (3.20%) Fidessa
12 4 (3.20%) Remedy
13 3 (2.40%) SolarWinds
14 2 (1.60%) Calypso
14 2 (1.60%) Palo Alto
14 2 (1.60%) SAP
14 2 (1.60%) Symantec