The 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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank 500 512 505
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Contract jobs citing iSeries 91 70 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.59% 0.48% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 33 29
Average daily rate £425 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -9.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
iSeries
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
15359 14723 14698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.48% 31.62% 32.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10044 9274 8993
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 599 621 636
Average hourly rate £22.31 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.93% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South East +27 30 £400 +77.77% 4
London +12 27 £488 +30.00% 6
Yorkshire -6 11 £525 +81.03% 1
East Midlands -6 8 £375 +25.00% 1
West Midlands -10 5 £275 -8.33%
North West -12 4 £600 +45.45% 1
East of England -5 3 - - 1
Midlands - 1 £425 -
iSeries
UK

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 93 (52.25%) AS400
2 76 (42.70%) IBM
3 73 (41.01%) Windows
4 68 (38.20%) SQL
5 61 (34.27%) Linux
6 54 (30.34%) VMware
7 51 (28.65%) Cisco
7 51 (28.65%) Data Centre
8 42 (23.60%) Tivoli
8 42 (23.60%) DB2
9 41 (23.03%) Unix
9 41 (23.03%) Change Management
10 37 (20.79%) Finance
10 37 (20.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 35 (19.66%) RPG
11 35 (19.66%) Citrix
12 28 (15.73%) Incident Management
13 25 (14.04%) SQL Server
14 21 (11.80%) .NET
14 21 (11.80%) Banking
15 20 (11.24%) Retail
15 20 (11.24%) Migration
15 20 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
16 19 (10.67%) ERP
17 18 (10.11%) Mainframe
17 18 (10.11%) Windows Server
18 16 (8.99%) RPG IV
18 16 (8.99%) LAN
18 16 (8.99%) FTP
18 16 (8.99%) Microsoft

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 7 (3.93%) WebSphere
2 6 (3.37%) Apache Pig
2 6 (3.37%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.81%) WebSphere Portal
4 4 (2.25%) IBM Domino
5 2 (1.12%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.12%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.12%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (3.37%) MS Excel
1 6 (3.37%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (6.74%) Misys Equation
2 6 (3.37%) BPCS
3 5 (2.81%) INSURE/90
4 2 (1.12%) SAP CRM
4 2 (1.12%) Unica
5 1 (0.56%) AWD
5 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.56%) Maximo
5 1 (0.56%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.12%) SaaS
2 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.99%) FTP
1 16 (8.99%) LAN
2 14 (7.87%) WAN
3 11 (6.18%) Firewall
3 11 (6.18%) MPLS
3 11 (6.18%) VPN
4 9 (5.06%) BGP
4 9 (5.06%) DNS
4 9 (5.06%) FabricPath
4 9 (5.06%) IPsec
4 9 (5.06%) IPv4
4 9 (5.06%) IPv6
4 9 (5.06%) OSPF
4 9 (5.06%) TRILL
5 5 (2.81%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (2.25%) SAN
7 3 (1.69%) SSL
8 2 (1.12%) HTTP
8 2 (1.12%) Wireless
9 1 (0.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (23.60%) DB2
2 25 (14.04%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (5.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (3.37%) Apache Hive
5 5 (2.81%) Big Data
5 5 (2.81%) Sqoop
6 3 (1.69%) MS Access
6 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.12%) DTS
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.56%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 13 (7.30%) ChangeMan
2 2 (1.12%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.56%) JIRA
3 1 (0.56%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.56%) Selenium
3 1 (0.56%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.56%) TestComplete
3 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (20.79%) Finance
2 21 (11.80%) Banking
3 20 (11.24%) Retail
4 5 (2.81%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.25%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.69%) Automotive
6 3 (1.69%) Back Office
6 3 (1.69%) Law
6 3 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.12%) Marketing
7 2 (1.12%) Norwegian Language
8 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.56%) Front Office
8 1 (0.56%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (24.16%) Analyst
2 34 (19.10%) Linux Specialist
3 31 (17.42%) Developer
4 29 (16.29%) Linux Operator
5 16 (8.99%) Operations Analyst
5 16 (8.99%) RPG Developer
6 15 (8.43%) AS400 Developer
6 15 (8.43%) Citrix Specialist
6 15 (8.43%) VMware Specialist
7 13 (7.30%) Architect
8 9 (5.06%) .NET Developer
8 9 (5.06%) Consultant
8 9 (5.06%) Network Architect
8 9 (5.06%) VB.NET Developer
9 8 (4.49%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (4.49%) C# Developer
9 8 (4.49%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 8 (4.49%) Data Centre Architect
9 8 (4.49%) Data Migration Architect
9 8 (4.49%) Migration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.80%) .NET
2 11 (6.18%) ISPF
3 9 (5.06%) ASP.NET
3 9 (5.06%) jQuery
3 9 (5.06%) Web Services
4 8 (4.49%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (4.49%) Middleware
5 7 (3.93%) POSIX
5 7 (3.93%) XML
6 6 (3.37%) IBM Integration Bus
6 6 (3.37%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (2.25%) EDI
8 3 (1.69%) ODBC
9 2 (1.12%) HTML
9 2 (1.12%) SAP XI
10 1 (0.56%) CSS
10 1 (0.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 93 (52.25%) AS400
2 51 (28.65%) Data Centre
3 20 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (10.11%) Mainframe
5 11 (6.18%) HACMP
6 9 (5.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 7 (3.93%) Clustering
8 5 (2.81%) Data Structures
9 4 (2.25%) Driving Licence
9 4 (2.25%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.69%) Tandem
11 2 (1.12%) BYOD
11 2 (1.12%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.12%) PMI
12 1 (0.56%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.56%) Fintech
12 1 (0.56%) FMCG
12 1 (0.56%) VCE vBlock
12 1 (0.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 73 (41.01%) Windows
2 61 (34.27%) Linux
3 41 (23.03%) Unix
4 37 (20.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (10.11%) Windows Server
6 10 (5.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (5.06%) AIX
8 8 (4.49%) Solaris
9 5 (2.81%) OS/400
9 5 (2.81%) zOS
10 4 (2.25%) Windows 7
10 4 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.69%) OpenVMS
11 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (1.12%) MVS
13 1 (0.56%) Android
13 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.56%) i5/OS
13 1 (0.56%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (23.03%) Change Management
2 28 (15.73%) Incident Management
3 20 (11.24%) Migration
4 19 (10.67%) ERP
5 15 (8.43%) Project Management
6 11 (6.18%) ITIL
7 8 (4.49%) ETL
7 8 (4.49%) MVC
8 7 (3.93%) CRM
9 6 (3.37%) Data Modelling
9 6 (3.37%) MapReduce
9 6 (3.37%) Patch Management
9 6 (3.37%) SDLC
9 6 (3.37%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (2.81%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (2.81%) Facilities Management
10 5 (2.81%) Network Architecture
10 5 (2.81%) PRINCE2
11 4 (2.25%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (2.25%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 68 (38.20%) SQL
2 35 (19.66%) RPG
3 16 (8.99%) C#
3 16 (8.99%) RPG IV
4 13 (7.30%) Java
4 13 (7.30%) JCL
4 13 (7.30%) Shell Script
5 11 (6.18%) JavaScript
5 11 (6.18%) REXX
6 10 (5.62%) VB.NET
7 9 (5.06%) Lisp
8 6 (3.37%) RPG/400
8 6 (3.37%) VB
9 5 (2.81%) Perl
10 3 (1.69%) C
11 1 (0.56%) C++
11 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.56%) VB6
11 1 (0.56%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (2.25%) Degree
2 3 (1.69%) CISA
2 3 (1.69%) CISM
2 3 (1.69%) CISSP
2 3 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (1.69%) MCSE
2 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.12%) IBM Certification
3 2 (1.12%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.12%) RHCE
4 1 (0.56%) PMP
4 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.69%) QA
1 3 (1.69%) SLA
2 2 (1.12%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.12%) PMBOK
System Software
1 13 (7.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 11 (6.18%) Time Sharing Option
3 6 (3.37%) Apache Flume
4 5 (2.81%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.69%) XenApp
6 2 (1.12%) HDFS
6 2 (1.12%) vSphere
6 2 (1.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 42 (23.60%) Tivoli
2 7 (3.93%) SCCM
3 4 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.25%) Puppet
4 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 76 (42.70%) IBM
2 54 (30.34%) VMware
3 51 (28.65%) Cisco
4 35 (19.66%) Citrix
5 16 (8.99%) Microsoft
6 13 (7.30%) Misys
7 10 (5.62%) Oracle
8 9 (5.06%) CheckPoint
8 9 (5.06%) Juniper
8 9 (5.06%) Red Hat
9 7 (3.93%) Sun
10 6 (3.37%) Hortonworks
11 5 (2.81%) Infor
11 5 (2.81%) JD Edwards
12 4 (2.25%) Intel
13 3 (1.69%) MAPICS
13 3 (1.69%) Platfora
13 3 (1.69%) SAP
14 2 (1.12%) F5
14 2 (1.12%) Remedy
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