The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Berkshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM iSeries
Rank 108 89 124
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +35
Contract jobs citing iSeries 16 33 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.64% 1.38% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.02% 6.38% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 6
Average daily rate
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£475 £401 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.60% +6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £222 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £483 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £340 £369
% change year-on-year
-3.67% -7.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £29.00 -
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -
Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
529 517 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.02% 21.54% 19.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 225 259
Average daily rate £350 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 27 26
Average hourly rate £18.36 £16.86 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.89% -49.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £9.25 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £36.75 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -20.32%
iSeries
South East

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iSeries across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iSeries across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

iSeries Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough -15 7 £475 +90.00%
iSeries
South East

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 17 (85.00%) IBM
2 10 (50.00%) .NET
3 9 (45.00%) SQL
3 9 (45.00%) AS400
4 8 (40.00%) Oracle
4 8 (40.00%) WebSphere
5 6 (30.00%) Data Management
5 6 (30.00%) RPG IV
5 6 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (30.00%) RPG
5 6 (30.00%) ITIL
6 5 (25.00%) DB2
6 5 (25.00%) Finance
6 5 (25.00%) TOGAF
7 4 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
7 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
7 4 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
7 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 4 (20.00%) Workflow
7 4 (20.00%) Six Sigma
7 4 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (20.00%) DSDM
8 3 (15.00%) Middleware
8 3 (15.00%) Linux
8 3 (15.00%) XML
8 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (10.00%) SAP GRC
9 2 (10.00%) RPG/400

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 8 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.00%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SAP GRC
1 2 (10.00%) Misys Midas
1 2 (10.00%) SAP CO
1 2 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (10.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (5.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) DB2
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (10.00%) SAP BW
3 2 (10.00%) DataStage
3 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) ERwin
1 2 (10.00%) Toad
2 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Project Manager
1 8 (40.00%) Technical Project Manager
1 8 (40.00%) Technical Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Development Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Development Project Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Technical Development Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) SAP Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Programmer
3 2 (10.00%) RPG Programmer
3 2 (10.00%) RPG Analyst Programmer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior RPG Programmer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (10.00%) Programmer
3 2 (10.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (15.00%) Middleware
3 3 (15.00%) XML
4 2 (10.00%) Web Dynpro
4 2 (10.00%) SAP Smart Forms
4 2 (10.00%) BAPI
4 2 (10.00%) SAP XI
4 2 (10.00%) Web Services
4 2 (10.00%) EDI
5 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) AS400
2 6 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (10.00%) SWIFT
3 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Data Management
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 4 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
3 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (20.00%) Workflow
3 4 (20.00%) Six Sigma
3 4 (20.00%) DSDM
4 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Web Application Development
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) OO
5 2 (10.00%) ETL
5 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.00%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) RPG IV
2 6 (30.00%) RPG
3 2 (10.00%) RPG/400
3 2 (10.00%) ABAP
3 2 (10.00%) SAPscript
4 1 (5.00%) C
4 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) IBM
2 8 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) SAP
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) Endeca
4 1 (5.00%) Google
4 1 (5.00%) Coremetrics
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