The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank 162 192 203
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +11
Contract jobs citing iSeries 2 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.059% 0.14% 0.069%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.37% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.50
iSeries
London

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

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1316 2191 2221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 39.10% 38.16% 38.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1085 1741 1656
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £296 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 40 27
Median hourly rate £17.50 £22.83 £20.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.34% +10.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £54.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -12.04%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

iSeries
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

iSeries Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

iSeries
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

iSeries Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 City of London region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 8 (80.00%) DB2
2 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 7 (70.00%) Change Management
3 6 (60.00%) IBM
3 6 (60.00%) SAN
3 6 (60.00%) SDLC
3 6 (60.00%) Apple iOS
4 5 (50.00%) AS400
5 4 (40.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
7 2 (20.00%) XML
7 2 (20.00%) SAX
7 2 (20.00%) Apache
7 2 (20.00%) CGI
7 2 (20.00%) SSL
7 2 (20.00%) RPG
7 2 (20.00%) RPG IV
7 2 (20.00%) IFS
8 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
8 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
8 1 (10.00%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
8 1 (10.00%) Validation
8 1 (10.00%) Front Office
8 1 (10.00%) Back Office
8 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
8 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (10.00%) AIX
8 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
8 1 (10.00%) .NET

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) DB2
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Back Office
2 1 (10.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Administrator
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Implementation Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (10.00%) AS400 Developer
3 1 (10.00%) AS400 Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) DB2 Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Environment Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Environment Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) RPG Developer
3 1 (10.00%) RPG Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) CGI
1 2 (20.00%) SAX
1 2 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Change Management
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 6 (60.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) RPG
2 2 (20.00%) RPG IV
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) IFS