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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM iSeries
Rank 79 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing iSeries 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.64% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.59% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £388 £330
% change year-on-year
-14.57% +17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 - -
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
348 341 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 24.77% 22.69% 21.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 181 134
Average daily rate £350 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £110 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 32 51
Average hourly rate £16.75 £17.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% -20.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £36.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £17.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.48% -10.35%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iSeries across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire - - - -
iSeries
England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 13 (81.25%) AS400
2 11 (68.75%) IBM
3 5 (31.25%) Firmware
4 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) Windows
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 3 (18.75%) Retail
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) Finance
6 2 (12.50%) Logistics
6 2 (12.50%) Fat Client
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (12.50%) Internet
6 2 (12.50%) Thin Client
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (12.50%) PRMS
6 2 (12.50%) E-business
6 2 (12.50%) RPG
6 2 (12.50%) Back Office
6 2 (12.50%) WAN
6 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 2 (12.50%) ERP
6 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 2 (12.50%) LAN
7 1 (6.25%) VoIP

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
2 1 (6.25%) Quickr
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) PRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 2 (12.50%) Internet
2 2 (12.50%) WAN
2 2 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) VoIP
3 1 (6.25%) FTP
3 1 (6.25%) HTTP
3 1 (6.25%) SNMP
3 1 (6.25%) SNA
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) IP Telephony
3 1 (6.25%) APPN
3 1 (6.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) DB2
General
1 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (18.75%) Retail
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Back Office
4 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Support Technician
2 2 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 1 (6.25%) Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Programmer
3 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (6.25%) RPG Programmer
3 1 (6.25%) AS400 Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) APPC
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (81.25%) AS400
2 2 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (12.50%) Thin Client
3 1 (6.25%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
1 3 (18.75%) Project Management
2 2 (12.50%) Logistics
2 2 (12.50%) E-business
2 2 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
3 1 (6.25%) Network Design
3 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) RPG
3 1 (6.25%) C
3 1 (6.25%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) MCSE
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (6.25%) IBM Certification
1 1 (6.25%) HP APS
1 1 (6.25%) MCITP
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Firmware
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Terminal Server
2 1 (6.25%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) IBM
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) Lotus
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) NetIQ
3 1 (6.25%) Fortinet