Period
to 17 October 2018

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 6 months to 17 October 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 171 198
Rank change year-on-year -22 +27 -35
Contract jobs citing IBM Notes 8 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.95% 1.60% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 8
West Midlands median daily rate £160 £173 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.41% -28.00% -36.00%
10th Percentile £150 £144 £171
90th Percentile £170 £305 £484
England median daily rate £235 £190 £260
% change year-on-year +23.68% -26.92% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.81% +14.89% +23.68%
10th Percentile £14.75 £11.25 £10.58
90th Percentile £16.25 £16.45 £13.53
England median hourly rate £19.60 £15.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +30.67% -16.67% +50.00%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 841 751 1,091
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.53% 16.31% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 469 665
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +9.59%
10th Percentile £250 £230 £239
90th Percentile £563 £575 £525
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 34 26
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.75 £17.20 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.44% +14.68% -14.29%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.25 £10.60
90th Percentile £23.00 £40.03 £31.13
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.88% +2.50% +5.26%

IBM Notes
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing IBM Notes as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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

IBM Notes
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 October 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
Birmingham +1 6 £160 -11.11%
Worcestershire -8 1 - -
Coventry -9 1 - - 1
IBM Notes
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for IBM Notes.

1 8 (100.00%) Lotus
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) Blackberry
3 5 (62.50%) Degree
3 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
4 4 (50.00%) Fault Analysis
4 4 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (50.00%) Mandarin Language
4 4 (50.00%) Cantonese Language
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle
6 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
7 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
7 1 (12.50%) Office 365
7 1 (12.50%) MCSM
7 1 (12.50%) Coaching
7 1 (12.50%) Ticket Management
7 1 (12.50%) ACTC
7 1 (12.50%) ACHDS
7 1 (12.50%) ACDT
7 1 (12.50%) MCDST
7 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Time Management
7 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (12.50%) Wireless

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:

Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Cantonese Language
2 4 (50.00%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Deskside Support
1 4 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Office 365 Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Blackberry
1 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
2 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Fault Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Coaching
2 1 (12.50%) Data Management
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Ticket Management
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
3 1 (12.50%) ACDT
3 1 (12.50%) ACHDS
3 1 (12.50%) ACTC
3 1 (12.50%) MCDST
3 1 (12.50%) MCP
3 1 (12.50%) MCSA
3 1 (12.50%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) MCSM
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Lotus
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Apple
4 1 (12.50%) Bloomberg
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (12.50%) VMware