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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM iSeries
South East / Berkshire
Rank 107 - 117
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing iSeries 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.051% - 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% - 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 £344
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.11 £15.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+27.36% +25.00%

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
599 730 749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.39% 30.20% 29.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 375 366
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £226 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 37 13
Median hourly rate £28.50 £16.38 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.04% -19.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £13.95 £15.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.71 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +22.85%

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 17 January 2017. 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 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
Reading - 1 - -
iSeries
South East

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 11 (100.00%) AS400
2 10 (90.91%) Migration
2 10 (90.91%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (54.55%) High Availability
3 6 (54.55%) OS/400
3 6 (54.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (36.36%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
5 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
5 3 (27.27%) IBM
5 3 (27.27%) CommVault
6 1 (9.09%) zOS
6 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
6 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) Citrix
6 1 (9.09%) SAN
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
6 1 (9.09%) DB2
6 1 (9.09%) SAP
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL
6 1 (9.09%) Unix
6 1 (9.09%) Windows
6 1 (9.09%) AIX
6 1 (9.09%) Linux
6 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (9.09%) VMware

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) AS400 Support
2 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Support Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Administrator
3 3 (27.27%) AS400 Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Support Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) AS400
2 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) OS/400
2 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
3 1 (9.09%) AIX
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Migration
1 10 (90.91%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (54.55%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (54.55%) High Availability
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) CommVault
1 3 (27.27%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) VMware