The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM iSeries
England / East of England
Rank - 119 119
Contract jobs citing iSeries 0 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.13% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.53% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.11 £15.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+27.36% +25.00%

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

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
637 567 606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.00% 24.33% 24.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 310 346
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £214 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £550 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 70 54
Median hourly rate £25.50 £37.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% +114.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.35 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.00%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

iSeries
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

iSeries Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

iSeries
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

iSeries Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

iSeries
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 of England region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) TIBCO EMS
1 1 (100.00%) REST

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 1 (100.00%) BusinessWorks
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) TIBCO EMS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) TIBCO