The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank 102 119 105
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -14
Contract jobs citing iSeries 11 3 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.49% 0.12% 0.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.70% 0.38% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 17
Median daily rate - - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £350 £475
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-52.94% +30.76%
iSeries
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
648 796 777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.15% 32.12% 32.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 449 398
Median daily rate £413 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 32 17
Median hourly rate £19.63 £20.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +26.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £12.43 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.62 £37.05 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.88 £17.88
% change year-on-year
+15.20% +5.62%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing iSeries as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

iSeries
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing iSeries across the Berkshire region.

iSeries Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

iSeries
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

iSeries Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

iSeries
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough - 4 - - 1
iSeries
South East

iSeries
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing iSeries 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 14 (100.00%) AS400
2 13 (92.86%) Migration
2 13 (92.86%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 6 (42.86%) Apple iOS
4 6 (42.86%) High Availability
4 6 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (42.86%) OS/400
5 5 (35.71%) CommVault
6 4 (28.57%) IBM
7 1 (7.14%) Intel
7 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
7 1 (7.14%) Retail
7 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
7 1 (7.14%) Finance
7 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
7 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
7 1 (7.14%) Data Protection

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) AS400 Support
2 6 (42.86%) Administrator
2 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Support Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) AS400 Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Support Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (100.00%) AS400
2 7 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Apple iOS
1 6 (42.86%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Migration
1 13 (92.86%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (42.86%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) CommVault
2 4 (28.57%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Intel