The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 3 months to 29 March 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)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 116 109
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 0 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.47% 0.70%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 2.54% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 13
Median daily rate - £400 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +86.04%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £143 £250 £300
% change year-on-year -43.00% -16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £20.50 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +29.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £18.50 £12.42
% change year-on-year -32.43% +48.95%  

IBM Notes is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 303 511 504
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 13.54% 18.60% 19.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 264 274
Median daily rate £400 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 25
Median hourly rate £20.75 £15.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.33% +1.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £18.20 £27.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

IBM Notes
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing IBM Notes as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for IBM Notes in the West Midlands

IBM Notes
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IBM Notes in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM Notes in the West Midlands

IBM Notes
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Notes in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM Notes in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for IBM Notes.

1 4 (100.00%) Lotus
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) IBM Domino
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Postfix
3 1 (25.00%) Sendmail
3 1 (25.00%) WAAS
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) XMPP
3 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) PKI
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WLAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) SSL

IBM Notes
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (50.00%) IBM Domino
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) S/MIME
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
1 1 (25.00%) WAAS
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) WLAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Manager
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Incident Manager
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Migration Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) PKI
1 1 (25.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Postfix
1 1 (25.00%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Lotus
2 1 (25.00%) BMC
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Remedy
2 1 (25.00%) SAP