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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank - 92 92
Contract jobs citing iSeries 0 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - 0.50% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.72% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £350 £475
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-52.94% +30.76%
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
446 465 462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 27.33% 28.83% 28.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 239 248
Median daily rate £400 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £225 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 39 28
Median hourly rate £19.38 £18.52 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £11.21 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £27.50 £24.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +8.57%

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
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
Top 3 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft

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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft