The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM iSeries
Rank 440 449 526
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +77
Contract jobs citing iSeries 114 100 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.21% 0.083%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.90% 0.81% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 37 29
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£425 £401 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% +6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £225 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £535 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £340 £369
% change year-on-year
-3.67% -7.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £29.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £29.00 -
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12736 12422 13335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.80% 26.65% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7776 7663 7811
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 529 543 720
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -20.32%
iSeries
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iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iSeries across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in England

iSeries
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

iSeries Daily Rate Trend in England

iSeries
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iSeries across the England region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

iSeries Daily Rate Histogram in England

iSeries
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

iSeries Hourly Rate Trend in England

iSeries
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the England region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
London +27 48 £425 -15.00% 2
South East -13 43 £330 -2.94% 3
East of England -13 9 £334 +11.25% 1
Yorkshire -1 6 £425 -15.00% 1
North West -9 2 - - 5
South West -33 2 £393 - 1
East Midlands -1 1 £300 - 1
Midlands - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
iSeries
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iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 101 (61.59%) AS400
2 59 (35.98%) IBM
3 42 (25.61%) SQL
4 38 (23.17%) Finance
5 33 (20.12%) RPG
6 28 (17.07%) Microsoft
7 27 (16.46%) WebSphere
8 26 (15.85%) Windows
9 24 (14.63%) Middleware
10 23 (14.02%) Linux
11 21 (12.80%) Project Management
12 20 (12.20%) Citrix
12 20 (12.20%) RPG IV
13 19 (11.59%) Data Warehouse
13 19 (11.59%) Banking
14 18 (10.98%) ERP
15 17 (10.37%) Oracle
16 16 (9.76%) SQL Server
16 16 (9.76%) Mainframe
17 15 (9.15%) UNIX
18 13 (7.93%) Data Management
18 13 (7.93%) .NET
18 13 (7.93%) ITIL
19 12 (7.32%) Internet
19 12 (7.32%) WebSphere MQ
19 12 (7.32%) PRINCE2
19 12 (7.32%) E-Commerce
19 12 (7.32%) MS Excel
19 12 (7.32%) Clustering
20 11 (6.71%) Web Services

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 27 (16.46%) WebSphere
2 9 (5.49%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.05%) MQSeries
4 3 (1.83%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.83%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.83%) SAS
5 2 (1.22%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (1.22%) Apache
5 2 (1.22%) IIS
5 2 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.61%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.61%) Quickr
6 1 (0.61%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 12 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.10%) MS Office
3 9 (5.49%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.22%) MS Project
5 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (5.49%) BPCS
2 5 (3.05%) Misys Midas
3 3 (1.83%) PRMS
3 3 (1.83%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.22%) SAP GRC
4 2 (1.22%) SAP FI
4 2 (1.22%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (1.22%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.32%) Internet
2 10 (6.10%) Intranet
3 6 (3.66%) SAN
4 4 (2.44%) FTP
5 3 (1.83%) NAS
6 2 (1.22%) LAN
6 2 (1.22%) WAN
6 2 (1.22%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.22%) SSL
6 2 (1.22%) Firewall
7 1 (0.61%) APPN
7 1 (0.61%) DNS
7 1 (0.61%) HTTP
7 1 (0.61%) SNMP
7 1 (0.61%) VoIP
7 1 (0.61%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.59%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (9.76%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.88%) DB2
4 4 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.83%) DataStage
6 2 (1.22%) QlikView
6 2 (1.22%) MySQL
6 2 (1.22%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.61%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.83%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (1.83%) Synon
2 3 (1.83%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.22%) Selenium
3 2 (1.22%) Toad
3 2 (1.22%) JUnit
3 2 (1.22%) PVCS
3 2 (1.22%) ERwin
4 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.61%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 38 (23.17%) Finance
2 19 (11.59%) Banking
3 8 (4.88%) Manufacturing
3 8 (4.88%) Investment Banking
4 7 (4.27%) Retail
5 4 (2.44%) Advertising
6 3 (1.83%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.22%) Games
8 1 (0.61%) Back Office
8 1 (0.61%) Marketing
8 1 (0.61%) Billing
Job Titles
1 44 (26.83%) Analyst
2 26 (15.85%) Technical Support
3 24 (14.63%) Developer
4 23 (14.02%) Project Manager
5 16 (9.76%) Test Analyst
6 15 (9.15%) Technical Project Manager
6 15 (9.15%) Technical Manager
7 13 (7.93%) AS400 Support
7 13 (7.93%) Architect
8 12 (7.32%) Consultant
9 9 (5.49%) Analyst Programmer
9 9 (5.49%) Programmer
10 8 (4.88%) Administrator
10 8 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (4.88%) AS400 Developer
10 8 (4.88%) RPG Developer
10 8 (4.88%) Infrastructure Manager
11 7 (4.27%) Support Analyst
12 6 (3.66%) Technical Support Manager
12 6 (3.66%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (14.63%) Middleware
2 13 (7.93%) .NET
3 12 (7.32%) WebSphere MQ
4 11 (6.71%) Web Services
5 9 (5.49%) J2EE
6 7 (4.27%) XML
7 4 (2.44%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 4 (2.44%) HTML
8 2 (1.22%) Synon Analyst Programmer
8 2 (1.22%) REST
8 2 (1.22%) WCF
8 2 (1.22%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (1.22%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (1.22%) EDI
8 2 (1.22%) XSLT
8 2 (1.22%) Web Dynpro
8 2 (1.22%) SAP Smart Forms
8 2 (1.22%) BAPI
8 2 (1.22%) SAP XI
9 1 (0.61%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 101 (61.59%) AS400
2 16 (9.76%) Mainframe
3 12 (7.32%) Clustering
4 9 (5.49%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (4.27%) Derivative
5 7 (4.27%) Reference Data
5 7 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.05%) Market Risk
7 4 (2.44%) Replication
8 3 (1.83%) SWIFT
9 2 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.22%) LPAR
9 2 (1.22%) EPoS
10 1 (0.61%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.61%) FMCG
10 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (15.85%) Windows
2 23 (14.02%) Linux
3 15 (9.15%) UNIX
4 10 (6.10%) Solaris
5 9 (5.49%) zOS
5 9 (5.49%) OS/400
6 7 (4.27%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.22%) i5/OS
7 2 (1.22%) CentOS
7 2 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.22%) AIX
7 2 (1.22%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.22%) Debian
8 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (12.80%) Project Management
2 18 (10.98%) ERP
3 13 (7.93%) Data Management
3 13 (7.93%) ITIL
4 12 (7.32%) PRINCE2
4 12 (7.32%) E-Commerce
5 9 (5.49%) UML
6 8 (4.88%) Data Modelling
7 7 (4.27%) Migration
7 7 (4.27%) Use Case
8 6 (3.66%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (3.05%) Validation
9 5 (3.05%) TOGAF
9 5 (3.05%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (3.05%) System Testing
9 5 (3.05%) Technical Analysis
10 4 (2.44%) Lean Six Sigma
10 4 (2.44%) Problem Management
10 4 (2.44%) Waterfall
10 4 (2.44%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 42 (25.61%) SQL
2 33 (20.12%) RPG
3 20 (12.20%) RPG IV
4 10 (6.10%) COBOL
4 10 (6.10%) Java
5 7 (4.27%) VBA
5 7 (4.27%) RPG/400
6 4 (2.44%) Perl
7 2 (1.22%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.22%) Python
7 2 (1.22%) C
7 2 (1.22%) C#
7 2 (1.22%) PHP
7 2 (1.22%) ABAP
7 2 (1.22%) SAPscript
8 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (4.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (1.22%) CISSP
2 2 (1.22%) CISA
3 1 (0.61%) Degree
3 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.61%) ISEB
3 1 (0.61%) PMP
3 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.27%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.83%) QA
3 2 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.61%) VMware ESX
1 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.61%) Terminal Server
1 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.61%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 6 (3.66%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.22%) Ansible
2 2 (1.22%) YUM
2 2 (1.22%) Puppet
3 1 (0.61%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.61%) Tivoli NetView
3 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 59 (35.98%) IBM
2 28 (17.07%) Microsoft
3 20 (12.20%) Citrix
4 17 (10.37%) Oracle
5 9 (5.49%) EMC
6 4 (2.44%) SAP
6 4 (2.44%) VMware
7 3 (1.83%) Endeca
7 3 (1.83%) Google
7 3 (1.83%) Coremetrics
7 3 (1.83%) Cisco
8 2 (1.22%) SaltStack
8 2 (1.22%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.22%) JBoss
8 2 (1.22%) Sybase
8 2 (1.22%) HP
8 2 (1.22%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.61%) Teradata
9 1 (0.61%) Capita
9 1 (0.61%) NetApp
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