Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 780 781 678
Rank change year-on-year +1 -103 -77
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 93 125 194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.094% 0.12% 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.57% 0.76% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 71 105
UK median daily rate £235 £180 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.56% +12.50% -19.17%
10th Percentile £131 £125 £120
90th Percentile £475 £438 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £180 £155
% change year-on-year +38.89% +16.13% -38.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 15
UK median hourly rate £12.75 £17.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.17% -1.39% +50.00%
10th Percentile £10.88 £12.13 £10.50
90th Percentile £23.75 £28.13 £27.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.63 £20.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year -36.88% +31.15% +27.08%

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 16,381 16,554 17,690
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.48% 16.50% 18.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,560 11,045 11,398
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £633 £622 £594
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 356 397 406
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.91% -7.45%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £19.42 £20.00
% change year-on-year -4.74% -2.90% -

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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 -9 84 £235 +30.56% 13
UK excluding London -33 67 £250 +38.89% 12
North of England +1 26 £160 -41.82% 4
London -21 22 £185 +11.78% 3
Midlands +5 16 £160 +3.23% 1
Yorkshire -9 13 £325 -21.21% 4
North West -1 12 £160 +60.00%
East of England +20 10 £238 - 3
South East -7 10 £250 +66.67% 2
West Midlands -15 10 £150 -9.42% 1
East Midlands +10 6 £450 +260.00%
Scotland -4 4 £425 +13.33%
North East -8 1 £375 +36.36%
Wales -18 1 £325 +116.67% 2

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 90 (96.77%) Lotus
2 47 (50.54%) Windows
3 44 (47.31%) Active Directory
4 31 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 28 (30.11%) Microsoft Office
6 24 (25.81%) ITIL
7 23 (24.73%) Windows 7
7 23 (24.73%) Windows 10
8 19 (20.43%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (20.43%) Office 365
9 16 (17.20%) Migration
10 13 (13.98%) Blackberry
10 13 (13.98%) IBM Domino
10 13 (13.98%) SharePoint
10 13 (13.98%) MS Exchange
10 13 (13.98%) Citrix
11 11 (11.83%) Cisco
11 11 (11.83%) WAN
11 11 (11.83%) VMware
11 11 (11.83%) Finance
11 11 (11.83%) Service Management
11 11 (11.83%) Change Management
11 11 (11.83%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (10.75%) LAN
12 10 (10.75%) Java
12 10 (10.75%) Degree
12 10 (10.75%) Problem Management
13 9 (9.68%) Windows XP
13 9 (9.68%) TCP/IP
14 8 (8.60%) Disaster Recovery

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 13 (13.98%) IBM Domino
1 13 (13.98%) MS Exchange
1 13 (13.98%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.30%) Quickr
3 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.15%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (30.11%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (2.15%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.08%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 19 (20.43%) Office 365
2 2 (2.15%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (2.15%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.83%) WAN
2 10 (10.75%) LAN
3 9 (9.68%) TCP/IP
4 7 (7.53%) VoIP
5 6 (6.45%) NAS
5 6 (6.45%) Wireless
6 5 (5.38%) Internet
6 5 (5.38%) VPN
7 4 (4.30%) DNS
7 4 (4.30%) Ethernet
7 4 (4.30%) IMAP
8 3 (3.23%) DHCP
8 3 (3.23%) WLAN
9 2 (2.15%) iSCSI
9 2 (2.15%) Kerberos
9 2 (2.15%) SAN
9 2 (2.15%) Skype
9 2 (2.15%) SMTP
10 1 (1.08%) Network Security
10 1 (1.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (11.83%) Finance
2 8 (8.60%) Manufacturing
3 6 (6.45%) Retail
4 4 (4.30%) Banking
4 4 (4.30%) Cantonese Language
4 4 (4.30%) Mandarin Language
4 4 (4.30%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.23%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.15%) Automotive
7 1 (1.08%) Dutch Language
7 1 (1.08%) French Language
7 1 (1.08%) Marketing
7 1 (1.08%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 29 (31.18%) Analyst
2 16 (17.20%) Service Analyst
3 15 (16.13%) Service Desk Analyst
4 14 (15.05%) Support Engineer
5 13 (13.98%) Desktop Support
6 9 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (8.60%) Support Analyst
8 7 (7.53%) Deskside Support
9 6 (6.45%) Consultant
10 5 (5.38%) Business Analyst
10 5 (5.38%) Desktop Engineer
10 5 (5.38%) Lotus Notes Engineer
10 5 (5.38%) Lotus Notes Support
11 4 (4.30%) 1st Line Support
11 4 (4.30%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 4 (4.30%) Administrator
11 4 (4.30%) Developer
11 4 (4.30%) Lotus Notes Consultant
12 3 (3.23%) Technical Support
12 3 (3.23%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.23%) .NET
2 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (2.15%) REST
2 2 (2.15%) SPNEGO
3 1 (1.08%) CSS
3 1 (1.08%) HTML
3 1 (1.08%) Velocity
3 1 (1.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.43%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (13.98%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.30%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.30%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.30%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.23%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.23%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.15%) Clustering
5 2 (2.15%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.15%) e-Learning
5 2 (2.15%) iPhone
6 1 (1.08%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.08%) CMDB
6 1 (1.08%) PMI
6 1 (1.08%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 47 (50.54%) Windows
2 23 (24.73%) Windows 10
2 23 (24.73%) Windows 7
3 9 (9.68%) Windows XP
4 7 (7.53%) Windows Server
5 5 (5.38%) Apple iOS
5 5 (5.38%) Windows 8
6 4 (4.30%) Mac OS
6 4 (4.30%) Unix
7 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.15%) AIX
8 2 (2.15%) Android
8 2 (2.15%) Linux
8 2 (2.15%) Solaris
8 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.81%) ITIL
2 16 (17.20%) Migration
3 11 (11.83%) Change Management
3 11 (11.83%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (11.83%) Service Management
4 10 (10.75%) Problem Management
5 8 (8.60%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (8.60%) Infrastructure Management
6 7 (7.53%) Identity Management
6 7 (7.53%) Incident Management
7 6 (6.45%) Computer Science
7 6 (6.45%) Decision-Making
7 6 (6.45%) Trend Analysis
8 5 (5.38%) Time Management
9 4 (4.30%) Application Packaging
9 4 (4.30%) Fault Analysis
9 4 (4.30%) High Availability
9 4 (4.30%) Project Management
9 4 (4.30%) Validation
10 3 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.75%) Java
2 4 (4.30%) JavaScript
2 4 (4.30%) LotusScript
2 4 (4.30%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.23%) SQL
4 1 (1.08%) Formula Language
4 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (10.75%) Degree
2 8 (8.60%) MCP
3 7 (7.53%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.30%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (4.30%) MCSE
5 4 (4.30%) MCSM
6 2 (2.15%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.15%) MCSA
6 2 (2.15%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (2.15%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.15%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.08%) ACDT
7 1 (1.08%) ACHDS
7 1 (1.08%) ACTC
7 1 (1.08%) CAPM
7 1 (1.08%) CCNA
7 1 (1.08%) MCDST
7 1 (1.08%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.53%) SLA
2 1 (1.08%) GDPR
2 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 44 (47.31%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.38%) vSphere
3 4 (4.30%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.23%) VMware NSX
5 2 (2.15%) NFS
5 2 (2.15%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (6.45%) SCCM
1 6 (6.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (3.23%) NetBackup
2 3 (3.23%) vMotion
2 3 (3.23%) vRealize
3 2 (2.15%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.08%) DameWare
4 1 (1.08%) SCSM
4 1 (1.08%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 90 (96.77%) Lotus
2 31 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 13 (13.98%) Citrix
4 11 (11.83%) Cisco
4 11 (11.83%) VMware
5 7 (7.53%) HP
6 6 (6.45%) IBM
6 6 (6.45%) Oracle
7 5 (5.38%) Bloomberg
8 4 (4.30%) Fidessa
9 3 (3.23%) McAfee
9 3 (3.23%) Xerox
10 2 (2.15%) Adobe
10 2 (2.15%) Apple
10 2 (2.15%) Cognos
10 2 (2.15%) iManage
11 1 (1.08%) Avaya
11 1 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (1.08%) SAP
11 1 (1.08%) Symantec