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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM iSeries
Rank 461 446 496
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +50
Contract jobs citing iSeries 109 96 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.21% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.86% 0.77% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 35 46
Average daily rate
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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 £243 £225 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £358 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -4.66%
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
12747 12539 13335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.82% 26.96% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7819 7733 7815
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 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 511 555 706
Average hourly rate £20.13 £22.50 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.55% -10.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +28 49 £450 -5.26% 4
South East -21 37 £328 -18.22% 4
East of England -21 9 £334 +11.25% 1
Yorkshire +7 6 £425 -15.00% 2
North West -2 2 - - 4
South West -29 2 £393 - 2
East Midlands -3 1 £300 +33.33%
Midlands - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
iSeries
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iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (60.84%) AS400
2 63 (37.95%) IBM
3 45 (27.11%) SQL
4 39 (23.49%) Finance
5 34 (20.48%) RPG
6 30 (18.07%) Microsoft
7 27 (16.27%) Windows
8 26 (15.66%) WebSphere
9 24 (14.46%) Citrix
9 24 (14.46%) Linux
10 23 (13.86%) Middleware
10 23 (13.86%) Project Management
11 20 (12.05%) RPG IV
12 19 (11.45%) Data Warehouse
12 19 (11.45%) Oracle
13 18 (10.84%) ERP
13 18 (10.84%) Banking
14 16 (9.64%) UNIX
14 16 (9.64%) SQL Server
14 16 (9.64%) Mainframe
15 15 (9.04%) ITIL
16 14 (8.43%) PRINCE2
16 14 (8.43%) .NET
16 14 (8.43%) Solaris
17 13 (7.83%) E-Commerce
17 13 (7.83%) Data Management
18 12 (7.23%) Clustering
18 12 (7.23%) MS Excel
18 12 (7.23%) Internet
19 11 (6.63%) WebSphere MQ

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 26 (15.66%) WebSphere
2 9 (5.42%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.01%) MQSeries
4 3 (1.81%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.81%) SAS
4 3 (1.81%) MS Project Server
4 3 (1.81%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.20%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.20%) IIS
5 2 (1.20%) Apache
6 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.60%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.60%) Quickr
6 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (7.23%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.02%) MS Office
3 9 (5.42%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.41%) MS Project
5 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (5.42%) BPCS
2 5 (3.01%) Misys Midas
3 3 (1.81%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.81%) PRMS
4 2 (1.20%) SAP FI
4 2 (1.20%) SAP GRC
4 2 (1.20%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (1.20%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.60%) Magento
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.23%) Internet
2 10 (6.02%) SAN
2 10 (6.02%) Intranet
3 3 (1.81%) NAS
3 3 (1.81%) FTP
4 2 (1.20%) LAN
4 2 (1.20%) WAN
4 2 (1.20%) SSL
4 2 (1.20%) Firewall
5 1 (0.60%) APPN
5 1 (0.60%) VoIP
5 1 (0.60%) WLAN
5 1 (0.60%) HTTP
5 1 (0.60%) SNMP
5 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.60%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.45%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (9.64%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.42%) DB2
4 5 (3.01%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.81%) DataStage
6 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.20%) MySQL
6 2 (1.20%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.20%) QlikView
7 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.60%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.81%) SoapUI
2 3 (1.81%) Synon
3 2 (1.20%) ERwin
3 2 (1.20%) Selenium
3 2 (1.20%) JUnit
3 2 (1.20%) PVCS
3 2 (1.20%) Toad
4 1 (0.60%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (0.60%) Eclipse
General
1 39 (23.49%) Finance
2 18 (10.84%) Banking
3 8 (4.82%) Manufacturing
3 8 (4.82%) Investment Banking
4 7 (4.22%) Retail
5 4 (2.41%) Advertising
6 3 (1.81%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.20%) Marketing
7 2 (1.20%) Games
7 2 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.60%) Back Office
8 1 (0.60%) Billing
Job Titles
1 41 (24.70%) Analyst
2 26 (15.66%) Project Manager
2 26 (15.66%) Technical Support
3 24 (14.46%) Developer
4 16 (9.64%) AS400 Support
5 15 (9.04%) Technical Manager
5 15 (9.04%) Technical Project Manager
6 12 (7.23%) Consultant
6 12 (7.23%) Test Analyst
7 11 (6.63%) Architect
8 9 (5.42%) Analyst Programmer
8 9 (5.42%) Programmer
8 9 (5.42%) Administrator
9 8 (4.82%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (4.82%) RPG Developer
9 8 (4.82%) Infrastructure Manager
9 8 (4.82%) AS400 Developer
10 7 (4.22%) Support Analyst
11 6 (3.61%) Technical Support Manager
11 6 (3.61%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (13.86%) Middleware
2 14 (8.43%) .NET
3 11 (6.63%) Web Services
3 11 (6.63%) WebSphere MQ
4 9 (5.42%) J2EE
5 7 (4.22%) XML
6 4 (2.41%) HTML
6 4 (2.41%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (1.20%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (1.20%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (1.20%) Synon Analyst Programmer
7 2 (1.20%) REST
7 2 (1.20%) Web Dynpro
7 2 (1.20%) WCF
7 2 (1.20%) SAP Smart Forms
7 2 (1.20%) BAPI
7 2 (1.20%) SAP XI
7 2 (1.20%) XSLT
7 2 (1.20%) EDI
8 1 (0.60%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 101 (60.84%) AS400
2 16 (9.64%) Mainframe
3 12 (7.23%) Clustering
4 9 (5.42%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (4.22%) Reference Data
5 7 (4.22%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (4.22%) Derivative
5 7 (4.22%) Replication
6 5 (3.01%) Market Risk
7 3 (1.81%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.20%) LPAR
8 2 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.20%) EPoS
9 1 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.60%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.60%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 27 (16.27%) Windows
2 24 (14.46%) Linux
3 16 (9.64%) UNIX
4 14 (8.43%) Solaris
5 9 (5.42%) OS/400
5 9 (5.42%) zOS
6 7 (4.22%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.81%) AIX
8 2 (1.20%) CentOS
8 2 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.20%) Debian
8 2 (1.20%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.20%) i5/OS
9 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (13.86%) Project Management
2 18 (10.84%) ERP
3 15 (9.04%) ITIL
4 14 (8.43%) PRINCE2
5 13 (7.83%) E-Commerce
5 13 (7.83%) Data Management
6 9 (5.42%) UML
7 8 (4.82%) Data Modelling
8 7 (4.22%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (4.22%) Migration
8 7 (4.22%) Use Case
9 6 (3.61%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (3.01%) System Testing
10 5 (3.01%) Validation
10 5 (3.01%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (3.01%) Technical Analysis
11 4 (2.41%) Six Sigma
11 4 (2.41%) DSDM
11 4 (2.41%) Workflow
11 4 (2.41%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (27.11%) SQL
2 34 (20.48%) RPG
3 20 (12.05%) RPG IV
4 11 (6.63%) Java
5 10 (6.02%) COBOL
6 7 (4.22%) VBA
7 6 (3.61%) RPG/400
8 4 (2.41%) Perl
9 3 (1.81%) PHP
10 2 (1.20%) C
10 2 (1.20%) C#
10 2 (1.20%) ABAP
10 2 (1.20%) Python
10 2 (1.20%) SAPscript
10 2 (1.20%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (4.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (1.20%) CISSP
2 2 (1.20%) CISA
3 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.60%) Degree
3 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.60%) ISEB
3 1 (0.60%) PMP
3 1 (0.60%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.22%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.81%) QA
3 2 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.20%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.60%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.60%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.60%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (1.81%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.20%) YUM
2 2 (1.20%) Puppet
2 2 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.20%) Ansible
2 2 (1.20%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.60%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 63 (37.95%) IBM
2 30 (18.07%) Microsoft
3 24 (14.46%) Citrix
4 19 (11.45%) Oracle
5 9 (5.42%) EMC
6 7 (4.22%) VMware
7 5 (3.01%) SAP
8 3 (1.81%) Cisco
8 3 (1.81%) Endeca
8 3 (1.81%) Google
8 3 (1.81%) Coremetrics
9 2 (1.20%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.20%) SaltStack
9 2 (1.20%) HP
9 2 (1.20%) JBoss
9 2 (1.20%) Sybase
9 2 (1.20%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.20%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.20%) BMC
9 2 (1.20%) NetApp
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