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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank 126 128 121
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing iSeries 2 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.080% 0.28% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.98% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Average daily rate £450 £468 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.74% +49.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £403 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.93% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
722 817 789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.90% 28.93% 29.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 409 379
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £500 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 31 43
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.22 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.89% -1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.93 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £40.00 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.87% -5.60%

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
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 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough +13 1 £425 -12.82%
iSeries
South East

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) AS400
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) ATG
2 1 (33.33%) LAMP
2 1 (33.33%) Perforce
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Serena
2 1 (33.33%) Serena SBM
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) CruiseControl
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Seapine
2 1 (33.33%) nginx
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 1 (33.33%) Confluence
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) nginx
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
1 1 (33.33%) CruiseControl
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) MSBuild
1 1 (33.33%) Serena SBM
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
1 1 (33.33%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) LAMP
1 1 (33.33%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) AS400
2 1 (33.33%) Fintech
2 1 (33.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Delphi
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Scalr
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) AppDynamics
1 1 (33.33%) ATG
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Perforce
1 1 (33.33%) Rackspace
1 1 (33.33%) Seapine
1 1 (33.33%) Serena
1 1 (33.33%) Splunk
1 1 (33.33%) VMware