The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank 66 89 86
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -3
Contract jobs citing iSeries 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.55% 0.13% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.89% 0.44% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £394
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
- -56.96%
iSeries
Scotland

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

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
265 459 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.22% 30.66% 24.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 208 178
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 6
Median hourly rate £52.00 £19.02 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.39% +65.39%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +15.72%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

iSeries
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

iSeries Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

iSeries
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

iSeries Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 11 (100.00%) Unix
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Tandem
3 9 (81.82%) IBM
4 8 (72.73%) FTP
4 8 (72.73%) ISPF
4 8 (72.73%) JCL
4 8 (72.73%) Service Delivery
4 8 (72.73%) Finance
4 8 (72.73%) Time Sharing Option
5 7 (63.64%) Service Management
5 7 (63.64%) Mainframe
6 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
6 5 (45.45%) zOS
6 5 (45.45%) Banking
6 5 (45.45%) Law
7 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (18.18%) Internet
8 2 (18.18%) SQL
8 2 (18.18%) RACF
8 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
8 2 (18.18%) B2B
8 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
8 2 (18.18%) OpenVMS
8 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
8 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
8 2 (18.18%) Middleware
8 2 (18.18%) TACACS
8 2 (18.18%) Sourcefire

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) FTP
2 2 (18.18%) Internet
2 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (18.18%) TACACS
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Banking
2 5 (45.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
1 6 (54.55%) Technical Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Monitoring Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Security Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Security Monitoring Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) ISPF
2 2 (18.18%) Middleware
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (90.91%) Tandem
2 7 (63.64%) Mainframe
3 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
4 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Unix
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) zOS
3 2 (18.18%) OpenVMS
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Service Delivery
2 7 (63.64%) Service Management
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) B2B
4 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
4 2 (18.18%) Malware Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 2 (18.18%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) JCL
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (18.18%) RACF
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) Axway
2 2 (18.18%) FireEye
2 2 (18.18%) IBM Sterling
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Sourcefire