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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM iSeries
Rank 82 70 54
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -16
Contract jobs citing iSeries 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.14% 0.40% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.67% 1.82% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 - £14.50
iSeries
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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
297 274 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.12% 21.85% 22.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 129 67
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% +101.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iSeries across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) JBoss
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (25.00%) JMS
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) DB2
3 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
1 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) JMS
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) EMC