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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM iSeries
UK / England
Rank 528 512 502
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -10
Contract jobs citing iSeries 42 80 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.52% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 36 33
Median daily rate £388 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 £338
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 12
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.11 £15.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+27.36% +25.00%

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
13280 15381 14867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.56% 33.04% 32.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 8552 9875 9453
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 481 640 606
Median hourly rate £22.00 £21.40 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.80% +22.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing iSeries as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the England region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +6 17 £538 +19.44% 3
South East 0 15 £350 -6.66%
Yorkshire +13 7 £450 -18.18% 1
North East - 3 £275 -
iSeries
UK

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 53 (42.74%) Finance
2 50 (40.32%) Windows
2 50 (40.32%) Linux
3 48 (38.71%) Unix
4 41 (33.06%) AS400
5 39 (31.45%) IBM
6 32 (25.81%) SQL
7 30 (24.19%) VMware
7 30 (24.19%) Banking
7 30 (24.19%) WebSphere
8 21 (16.94%) Middleware
9 19 (15.32%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (13.71%) WebSphere MQ
10 17 (13.71%) DB2
11 16 (12.90%) Perl
11 16 (12.90%) RPG
11 16 (12.90%) Oracle
11 16 (12.90%) Citrix
11 16 (12.90%) Tandem
12 15 (12.10%) WebSphere Portal
12 15 (12.10%) Active Directory
13 14 (11.29%) Microsoft
13 14 (11.29%) Migration
14 13 (10.48%) JBoss
14 13 (10.48%) Java
15 12 (9.68%) Service Delivery
15 12 (9.68%) Incident Management
15 12 (9.68%) IBM Integration Bus
16 11 (8.87%) MQSeries
17 10 (8.06%) MS Visio

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 30 (24.19%) WebSphere
2 15 (12.10%) WebSphere Portal
3 13 (10.48%) JBoss
4 11 (8.87%) MQSeries
5 9 (7.26%) WebLogic
5 9 (7.26%) WebLogic Portal
5 9 (7.26%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (6.45%) FileNet
7 7 (5.65%) IBM Domino
8 4 (3.23%) Tomcat
9 3 (2.42%) MS Exchange
10 2 (1.61%) CICS
10 2 (1.61%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.61%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.81%) QuickPlace
Applications
1 10 (8.06%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.81%) MS Office
2 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.42%) Misys Equation
3 1 (0.81%) BPCS
3 1 (0.81%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.81%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.26%) FTP
1 9 (7.26%) TACACS
1 9 (7.26%) TCP/IP
2 8 (6.45%) Network Security
3 6 (4.84%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (3.23%) LDAP
4 4 (3.23%) WAN
5 3 (2.42%) LAN
5 3 (2.42%) MPLS
5 3 (2.42%) VPN
6 2 (1.61%) Firewall
6 2 (1.61%) SAN
7 1 (0.81%) BGP
7 1 (0.81%) CTI
7 1 (0.81%) DNS
7 1 (0.81%) IPv4
7 1 (0.81%) IPv6
7 1 (0.81%) OSPF
7 1 (0.81%) SMTP
7 1 (0.81%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.71%) DB2
2 9 (7.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.81%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (0.81%) Kalido
3 1 (0.81%) MySQL
3 1 (0.81%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.81%) JIRA
1 1 (0.81%) NetBeans
1 1 (0.81%) PVCS
1 1 (0.81%) SonarQube
1 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 53 (42.74%) Finance
2 30 (24.19%) Banking
3 5 (4.03%) Law
3 5 (4.03%) Retail
4 4 (3.23%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.61%) Back Office
5 2 (1.61%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 25 (20.16%) Analyst
2 16 (12.90%) Administrator
3 15 (12.10%) Developer
4 10 (8.06%) WebSphere Administrator
5 9 (7.26%) AS400 Support
5 9 (7.26%) Infrastructure Manager
6 8 (6.45%) AS400 Developer
6 8 (6.45%) Environment Manager
7 7 (5.65%) Consultant
7 7 (5.65%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
8 6 (4.84%) Security Analyst
8 6 (4.84%) SOC Analyst
8 6 (4.84%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.03%) AS400 Operator
9 5 (4.03%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.03%) RPG Developer
9 5 (4.03%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (4.03%) WebSphere Specialist
10 4 (3.23%) Technical Developer
10 4 (3.23%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.94%) Middleware
2 17 (13.71%) WebSphere MQ
3 12 (9.68%) IBM Integration Bus
4 7 (5.65%) ISPF
4 7 (5.65%) JMS
5 4 (3.23%) J2EE
6 2 (1.61%) EDI
6 2 (1.61%) REST
7 1 (0.81%) .NET
7 1 (0.81%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.81%) HTML
7 1 (0.81%) ODBC
7 1 (0.81%) SOAP
7 1 (0.81%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.81%) Web Services
7 1 (0.81%) XML
7 1 (0.81%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 41 (33.06%) AS400
2 19 (15.32%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (12.90%) Tandem
4 10 (8.06%) Data Centre
5 9 (7.26%) Mainframe
6 8 (6.45%) Fat Client
6 8 (6.45%) Thin Client
7 7 (5.65%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (3.23%) Clustering
8 4 (3.23%) DataPower
8 4 (3.23%) Fixed Income
9 3 (2.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (1.61%) Derivative
10 2 (1.61%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.61%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.81%) EMC VNX
11 1 (0.81%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.81%) Social Media
11 1 (0.81%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 50 (40.32%) Linux
1 50 (40.32%) Windows
2 48 (38.71%) Unix
3 10 (8.06%) AIX
3 10 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (7.26%) OpenVMS
5 7 (5.65%) OS/400
5 7 (5.65%) zOS
6 5 (4.03%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.42%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.61%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.81%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.81%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (11.29%) Migration
2 12 (9.68%) Incident Management
2 12 (9.68%) Service Delivery
3 10 (8.06%) Configuration Management
4 9 (7.26%) Coaching
4 9 (7.26%) ITIL
4 9 (7.26%) Mentoring
4 9 (7.26%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (7.26%) Release Management
4 9 (7.26%) SIEM
5 8 (6.45%) Information Security
5 8 (6.45%) Problem Management
5 8 (6.45%) Security Operations
5 8 (6.45%) System Integration Testing
6 7 (5.65%) Project Management
6 7 (5.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (4.84%) High Availability
7 6 (4.84%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (25.81%) SQL
2 16 (12.90%) Perl
2 16 (12.90%) RPG
3 13 (10.48%) Java
4 8 (6.45%) RPG IV
5 7 (5.65%) JCL
6 4 (3.23%) Jython
6 4 (3.23%) RPG/400
7 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.81%) C
7 1 (0.81%) C#
7 1 (0.81%) COBOL
7 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.81%) Lisp
7 1 (0.81%) LotusScript
7 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.81%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (1.61%) CISA
1 2 (1.61%) CISM
1 2 (1.61%) CISSP
1 2 (1.61%) CRISC
2 1 (0.81%) GCIH
2 1 (0.81%) GIAC
2 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.23%) SLA
2 2 (1.61%) QA
2 2 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.81%) GMP
System Software
1 15 (12.10%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.06%) XenApp
2 10 (8.06%) XenDesktop
3 9 (7.26%) RACF
4 7 (5.65%) Time Sharing Option
5 4 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.81%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (7.26%) Tivoli
2 7 (5.65%) Dollar Universe
2 7 (5.65%) ITRS Geneos
3 5 (4.03%) Puppet
4 3 (2.42%) SCCM
5 2 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.81%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (0.81%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.81%) SCOM
6 1 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.81%) vRealize
Vendors
1 39 (31.45%) IBM
2 30 (24.19%) VMware
3 16 (12.90%) Citrix
3 16 (12.90%) Oracle
4 14 (11.29%) Microsoft
5 10 (8.06%) HP
6 8 (6.45%) Cisco
6 8 (6.45%) Hitachi
6 8 (6.45%) Sitecore
6 8 (6.45%) webMethods
6 8 (6.45%) Wyse
7 6 (4.84%) Avaya
8 5 (4.03%) Axway
8 5 (4.03%) IBM Sterling
9 4 (3.23%) Palo Alto
10 3 (2.42%) CommVault
10 3 (2.42%) Misys
11 2 (1.61%) Lotus
11 2 (1.61%) SAP
11 2 (1.61%) Sun
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