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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM iSeries
Rank 535 472 493
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +21
Contract jobs citing iSeries 55 31 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.072% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 0.28% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 38
Average daily rate £463 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £223 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £543 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Average hourly rate - £16.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -45.45%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13400 11240 14111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.10% 26.08% 25.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8401 6937 8355
Average daily rate £425 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 540 572 723
Average hourly rate £19.50 £22.00 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.36% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.57 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
iSeries
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -2 33 £463 - 7
South East -16 11 £450 -10.00% 2
East of England -24 4 - -
North West -14 3 - - 2
South West - 2 - - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £433 -
East Midlands - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
iSeries
UK

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 59 (49.58%) AS400
2 56 (47.06%) IBM
3 41 (34.45%) SQL
4 39 (32.77%) RPG
5 29 (24.37%) Microsoft
6 28 (23.53%) Linux
7 25 (21.01%) Windows
7 25 (21.01%) Oracle
7 25 (21.01%) Citrix
8 23 (19.33%) Solaris
9 22 (18.49%) Finance
10 19 (15.97%) SQL Server
11 17 (14.29%) UNIX
12 16 (13.45%) SAN
12 16 (13.45%) RPG IV
13 15 (12.61%) Project Management
13 15 (12.61%) Mainframe
13 15 (12.61%) XML
13 15 (12.61%) DB2
13 15 (12.61%) MS Excel
14 14 (11.76%) E-Commerce
14 14 (11.76%) Java
14 14 (11.76%) AIX
15 13 (10.92%) MS Office
15 13 (10.92%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (10.92%) WebSphere
16 12 (10.08%) Tivoli
16 12 (10.08%) Internet
16 12 (10.08%) Disaster Recovery
17 11 (9.24%) NetApp

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (10.92%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.36%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (2.52%) MS Project Server
4 2 (1.68%) CICS
5 1 (0.84%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.84%) SAS
5 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.84%) Apache
5 1 (0.84%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.84%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.84%) IIS
5 1 (0.84%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.84%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 15 (12.61%) MS Excel
2 13 (10.92%) MS Office
3 8 (6.72%) MS Visio
4 6 (5.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (4.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.68%) Magento
2 2 (1.68%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.68%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.84%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.84%) Loan IQ
3 1 (0.84%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.84%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.84%) Movex
3 1 (0.84%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.84%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.84%) JDE World
3 1 (0.84%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.45%) SAN
2 12 (10.08%) Internet
3 9 (7.56%) Intranet
4 4 (3.36%) FTP
4 4 (3.36%) WAN
4 4 (3.36%) LAN
5 3 (2.52%) APPN
5 3 (2.52%) HTTP
5 3 (2.52%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.52%) SNA
6 2 (1.68%) Firewall
7 1 (0.84%) WLAN
7 1 (0.84%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.97%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.61%) DB2
3 13 (10.92%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (5.04%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (4.20%) DataStage
6 4 (3.36%) MS Access
7 1 (0.84%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.84%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.36%) Toad
1 4 (3.36%) ERwin
2 3 (2.52%) Synon
2 3 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.52%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.84%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.84%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (18.49%) Finance
2 9 (7.56%) Banking
2 9 (7.56%) Retail
3 6 (5.04%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.36%) Legal
5 3 (2.52%) Advertising
6 2 (1.68%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.68%) Games
6 2 (1.68%) Marketing
6 2 (1.68%) Back Office
6 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.84%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.84%) French Language
7 1 (0.84%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.84%) Billing
Job Titles
1 35 (29.41%) Analyst
2 17 (14.29%) Developer
3 15 (12.61%) Project Manager
4 13 (10.92%) Architect
5 10 (8.40%) Programmer
6 8 (6.72%) Business Analyst
6 8 (6.72%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (5.88%) Analyst Programmer
7 7 (5.88%) Capacity Analyst
7 7 (5.88%) RPG Developer
7 7 (5.88%) Capacity Management Analyst
8 6 (5.04%) Administrator
8 6 (5.04%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.20%) Support Specialist
9 5 (4.20%) Designer
9 5 (4.20%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (4.20%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (4.20%) Infrastructure Manager
9 5 (4.20%) AS400 Support
10 4 (3.36%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.61%) XML
2 10 (8.40%) Middleware
2 10 (8.40%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (5.88%) .NET
4 3 (2.52%) APPC
4 3 (2.52%) HTML
5 2 (1.68%) Synon Analyst Programmer
5 2 (1.68%) Web Services
6 1 (0.84%) FIXML
6 1 (0.84%) EDI
6 1 (0.84%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (0.84%) Web Dynpro
6 1 (0.84%) SAP Smart Forms
6 1 (0.84%) BAPI
6 1 (0.84%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 59 (49.58%) AS400
2 15 (12.61%) Mainframe
3 9 (7.56%) Enterprise Storage
4 7 (5.88%) Reference Data
5 5 (4.20%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.20%) Replication
6 2 (1.68%) Tandem
6 2 (1.68%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.68%) Derivative
6 2 (1.68%) EPoS
7 1 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.84%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.84%) Physics
7 1 (0.84%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.84%) Clustering
7 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 28 (23.53%) Linux
2 25 (21.01%) Windows
3 23 (19.33%) Solaris
4 17 (14.29%) UNIX
5 14 (11.76%) AIX
6 10 (8.40%) zOS
7 5 (4.20%) OS/400
8 4 (3.36%) i5/OS
9 2 (1.68%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.68%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.68%) HPUX
9 2 (1.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (12.61%) Project Management
2 14 (11.76%) E-Commerce
3 12 (10.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (8.40%) Information Security
4 10 (8.40%) Quality Management
5 9 (7.56%) ITIL
5 9 (7.56%) Migration
5 9 (7.56%) Business Analysis
6 7 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 7 (5.88%) Data Management
6 7 (5.88%) Capacity Management
7 6 (5.04%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (5.04%) Performance Management
7 6 (5.04%) ERP
8 5 (4.20%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (4.20%) System Testing
8 5 (4.20%) Workflow
8 5 (4.20%) Technical Analysis
8 5 (4.20%) Change Control
9 4 (3.36%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (34.45%) SQL
2 39 (32.77%) RPG
3 16 (13.45%) RPG IV
4 14 (11.76%) Java
5 11 (9.24%) COBOL
6 7 (5.88%) VBA
7 3 (2.52%) C
7 3 (2.52%) RPG/400
8 2 (1.68%) PHP
9 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.84%) SAPscript
9 1 (0.84%) ABAP
9 1 (0.84%) Perl
9 1 (0.84%) RPG III
Qualifications
1 5 (4.20%) Degree
2 3 (2.52%) IBM Certification
2 3 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.84%) PMP
3 1 (0.84%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.88%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.68%) QA
2 2 (1.68%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (9.24%) VMware ESX
2 3 (2.52%) PowerHA
3 1 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (10.08%) Tivoli
2 11 (9.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (2.52%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 56 (47.06%) IBM
2 29 (24.37%) Microsoft
3 25 (21.01%) Oracle
3 25 (21.01%) Citrix
4 11 (9.24%) NetApp
4 11 (9.24%) BMC
5 9 (7.56%) EMC
6 7 (5.88%) VMware
7 6 (5.04%) SAP
7 6 (5.04%) JD Edwards
8 4 (3.36%) HP
9 3 (2.52%) NetIQ
9 3 (2.52%) Endeca
9 3 (2.52%) Google
9 3 (2.52%) Coremetrics
10 2 (1.68%) RedPrairie
10 2 (1.68%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (1.68%) Cisco
11 1 (0.84%) Cognos
11 1 (0.84%) JBoss
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