Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 747 677 613
Rank change year-on-year -70 -64 -162
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 147 221 291
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.21% 0.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.86% 1.16% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 129 164
UK median daily rate £192 £200 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.25% -11.11% +21.62%
10th Percentile £125 £120 £110
90th Percentile £471 £460 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £188 £288
% change year-on-year +20.00% -34.78% +43.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 19 37
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £18.70 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.11% +55.83% -24.29%
10th Percentile £10.30 £12.45 £9.25
90th Percentile £28.50 £28.30 £23.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £25.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year -38.61% +110.42% -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 17101 19033 19719
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.55% 18.42% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11347 12288 12449
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £231
90th Percentile £613 £588 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £380
% change year-on-year +3.23% +1.97% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 412 451 594
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.38 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.99 £21.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year -4.83% +12.42% +6.74%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 12 December 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 -99 118 £180 -7.69% 3
UK excluding London -15 88 £225 +20.00% 3
London -48 57 £158 -27.47% 1
South East -16 22 £175 +16.67%
North of England +36 21 £315 +125.00% 2
Scotland -5 15 £375 +36.36% 1
Yorkshire +34 14 £413 +43.48%
Midlands +22 12 £155 -51.37%
Wales +14 10 £150 -35.83%
West Midlands +16 9 £173 -13.60%
North West +8 6 £100 -16.67%
South West -3 5 £363 +8.21%
East Midlands -6 3 £125 -75.00%
East of England -18 2 - -
Northern Ireland - 2 £345 -
North East +52 1 £325 +25.00% 2

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 147 (100.00%) Lotus
2 90 (61.22%) Windows
3 75 (51.02%) Microsoft
4 71 (48.30%) Microsoft Office
5 57 (38.78%) Windows 7
6 54 (36.73%) Active Directory
7 53 (36.05%) Citrix
8 47 (31.97%) Blackberry
9 41 (27.89%) VPN
10 33 (22.45%) Office 365
11 31 (21.09%) Android
11 31 (21.09%) Apple iOS
12 29 (19.73%) Finance
13 28 (19.05%) Migration
14 26 (17.69%) Cisco
15 24 (16.33%) ITIL
15 24 (16.33%) Cisco IOS
16 22 (14.97%) Internet
16 22 (14.97%) Microsoft Certification
17 21 (14.29%) HP
17 21 (14.29%) IBM
17 21 (14.29%) TCP/IP
17 21 (14.29%) IBM Domino
17 21 (14.29%) Java
17 21 (14.29%) Reuters
17 21 (14.29%) Bloomberg
17 21 (14.29%) Change Management
17 21 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
18 20 (13.61%) BYOD
18 20 (13.61%) Mac OS

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 (14.29%) IBM Domino
2 17 (11.56%) MS Exchange
3 13 (8.84%) SharePoint
4 10 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.40%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (3.40%) Skype for Business
6 4 (2.72%) Apache
6 4 (2.72%) IIS
6 4 (2.72%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.36%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.36%) WebSphere Portal
9 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.68%) FileNet
9 1 (0.68%) SAS
9 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 71 (48.30%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (13.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (4.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (1.36%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (6.12%) Eikon
2 2 (1.36%) Maximo
2 2 (1.36%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 33 (22.45%) Office 365
2 7 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.72%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.68%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 41 (27.89%) VPN
2 24 (16.33%) Cisco IOS
3 22 (14.97%) Internet
4 21 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 17 (11.56%) Wireless
6 12 (8.16%) LAN
7 11 (7.48%) DNS
7 11 (7.48%) Ethernet
8 7 (4.76%) DHCP
9 5 (3.40%) SAN
9 5 (3.40%) WAN
10 4 (2.72%) BIG-IP
10 4 (2.72%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (2.72%) SMTP
11 3 (2.04%) Intranet
11 3 (2.04%) SecureCRT
11 3 (2.04%) Skype
12 2 (1.36%) Avaya Modular Messaging
12 2 (1.36%) Firewall
12 2 (1.36%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.72%) MySQL
2 4 (2.72%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.68%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (2.72%) JIRA
General
1 29 (19.73%) Finance
2 20 (13.61%) Banking
3 11 (7.48%) Retail Banking
4 4 (2.72%) Front Office
5 2 (1.36%) Advertising
5 2 (1.36%) Legal
5 2 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.36%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Law
6 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.68%) Retail
6 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (26.53%) Desktop Support
2 32 (21.77%) Analyst
3 23 (15.65%) Support Engineer
4 19 (12.93%) 2nd Line Support
5 18 (12.24%) Deskside Support
6 16 (10.88%) Desktop Engineer
7 15 (10.20%) 3rd Line Support
8 12 (8.16%) Developer
9 11 (7.48%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 11 (7.48%) Service Desk Support
10 10 (6.80%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 10 (6.80%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 9 (6.12%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
11 9 (6.12%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 9 (6.12%) Administrator
12 8 (5.44%) IT Engineer
12 8 (5.44%) IT Support
12 8 (5.44%) Service Analyst
12 8 (5.44%) Support Analyst
13 7 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.40%) HTML
2 3 (2.04%) CSS
3 2 (1.36%) .NET
4 1 (0.68%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.68%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 47 (31.97%) Blackberry
2 21 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (13.61%) BYOD
4 11 (7.48%) Client/Server
4 11 (7.48%) Management Information System
5 10 (6.80%) iPhone
6 8 (5.44%) Data Centre
6 8 (5.44%) iPad
7 4 (2.72%) Smartphone
8 3 (2.04%) Fat Client
8 3 (2.04%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.36%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.36%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.36%) PDA
9 2 (1.36%) PKI
9 2 (1.36%) User Experience
10 1 (0.68%) Contract for Difference
10 1 (0.68%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (0.68%) Derivative
10 1 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 90 (61.22%) Windows
2 57 (38.78%) Windows 7
3 31 (21.09%) Android
3 31 (21.09%) Apple iOS
4 20 (13.61%) Mac OS
5 13 (8.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (7.48%) Windows XP
7 10 (6.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (5.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (4.76%) Windows Server
10 6 (4.08%) Windows 8
11 4 (2.72%) Mac OS X
11 4 (2.72%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.68%) AIX
12 1 (0.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (19.05%) Migration
2 24 (16.33%) ITIL
3 21 (14.29%) Change Management
4 17 (11.56%) Service Management
5 14 (9.52%) Time Management
5 14 (9.52%) Validation
6 13 (8.84%) Incident Management
7 12 (8.16%) Problem Management
8 11 (7.48%) Asset Management
8 11 (7.48%) Coaching
9 8 (5.44%) ITSM
10 7 (4.76%) Identity Management
11 6 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (2.72%) Document Management
12 4 (2.72%) Proactive Management
12 4 (2.72%) Project Management
12 4 (2.72%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (2.04%) Business Analysis
13 3 (2.04%) Mentoring
13 3 (2.04%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (14.29%) Java
2 11 (7.48%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.08%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.72%) SQL
5 3 (2.04%) VBScript
6 2 (1.36%) C
6 2 (1.36%) C#
6 2 (1.36%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.36%) VB
7 1 (0.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (14.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (9.52%) MCSE
3 11 (7.48%) MCDST
3 11 (7.48%) MCP
3 11 (7.48%) MCSM
4 10 (6.80%) A+ Certification
4 10 (6.80%) ACDT
4 10 (6.80%) ACHDS
4 10 (6.80%) ACTC
4 10 (6.80%) MCSA
4 10 (6.80%) Network+ Certification
5 7 (4.76%) Degree
6 3 (2.04%) IBM Certification
7 2 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.36%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.84%) SLA
2 2 (1.36%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 54 (36.73%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.48%) Virtual Servers
3 6 (4.08%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (3.40%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (2.72%) iptables
6 3 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (2.04%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.36%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.68%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (2.04%) NetBackup
1 3 (2.04%) SCCM
2 2 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.36%) Nessus
2 2 (1.36%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.36%) SCOM
3 1 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 147 (100.00%) Lotus
2 75 (51.02%) Microsoft
3 53 (36.05%) Citrix
4 26 (17.69%) Cisco
5 21 (14.29%) Bloomberg
5 21 (14.29%) HP
5 21 (14.29%) IBM
5 21 (14.29%) Reuters
6 17 (11.56%) Oracle
7 14 (9.52%) Apple
8 10 (6.80%) VMware
9 7 (4.76%) Dell
10 6 (4.08%) NetApp
11 4 (2.72%) Fidessa
11 4 (2.72%) Pegasus
11 4 (2.72%) Remedy
12 3 (2.04%) SolarWinds
13 2 (1.36%) CyberTech
13 2 (1.36%) IronPort
13 2 (1.36%) ServiceNow