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 30 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank 128 145 140
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Contract jobs citing iSeries 1 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.040% 0.13% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.48% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £450 £264 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.61% -16.26%
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +23.07%
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 of England region.

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
803 837 834
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 31.97% 28.00% 28.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 443 464
Median daily rate £388 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.97% +6.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 90 86
Median hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +22.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £45.00 £41.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -16.66%

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
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Cambridgeshire - 1 £450 - 1
iSeries
England

iSeries
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 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 East of England region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
1 2 (66.67%) Facilities Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design

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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) IT Technician
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Facilities Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) VMware