The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 26 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank 88 90 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing iSeries 4 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.26% 0.73% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.91% 2.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Median daily rate £325 £414 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.45% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £419 £353
% change year-on-year
-1.55% +18.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.50
iSeries
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
438 459 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 28.11% 27.92% 26.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 238 183
Median daily rate £361 £354 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +10.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £215 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 32 47
Median hourly rate £16.09 £13.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.01% -1.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £10.50 £10.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -14.63%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

iSeries
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

iSeries Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

iSeries
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iSeries across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

iSeries Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

iSeries
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

iSeries Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

iSeries
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
Northamptonshire - 2 £550 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £300 -
iSeries
England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 8 (66.67%) SQL
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) AS400
3 4 (33.33%) MVC
3 4 (33.33%) Migration
3 4 (33.33%) SAP CRM
3 4 (33.33%) SAP XI
3 4 (33.33%) Informatica
3 4 (33.33%) DB2
3 4 (33.33%) SAP
3 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (33.33%) Web Services
3 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 4 (33.33%) .NET
3 4 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) RPG
3 4 (33.33%) CRM
3 4 (33.33%) DTS
3 4 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (33.33%) Retail
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (33.33%) Unica
3 4 (33.33%) jQuery
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (33.33%) RPG IV
3 4 (33.33%) Data Quality
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) Office 365

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) SAP CRM
1 4 (33.33%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (33.33%) DB2
2 4 (33.33%) DTS
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Applications Support
1 4 (33.33%) AS400 Support
1 4 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
1 4 (33.33%) C# Developer
1 4 (33.33%) C# VB.NET Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
1 4 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Head of Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Head of Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Head of IT
3 1 (8.33%) Head of IT Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Head of Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Head of Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
1 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (33.33%) jQuery
1 4 (33.33%) SAP XI
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) CRM
1 4 (33.33%) Migration
1 4 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (8.33%) ITSM
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Management
2 1 (8.33%) Service Management
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) RPG
2 4 (33.33%) RPG IV
2 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Informatica
1 4 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (16.67%) Intel
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) IBM