The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM iSeries
Rank 28 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing iSeries 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.52% 0.99% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.72% 3.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £364 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.18% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £23.25
% change year-on-year
- +39.78%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Miscellaneous Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
58 64 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 30.05% 31.68% 25.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 35 32
Average daily rate £383 £350 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% -15.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £185 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iSeries across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

iSeries
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing iSeries across the Basingstoke region.

iSeries Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing iSeries also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited iSeries.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Endeca
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Coremetrics
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Google Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing iSeries also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited iSeries. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) TestComplete
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Endeca
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Coremetrics