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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank 556 526 539
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +13
Contract jobs citing iSeries 39 93 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.085% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.55% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 45 40
Median daily rate £488 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £300 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £525 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
Median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +37.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
- -33.98%
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
15027 16985 16611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.59% 33.46% 32.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9781 10836 10688
Median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 537 726 701
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +18.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.91 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-5.46% +19.61%

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 7 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the England region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +15 26 £475 - 6
Yorkshire +13 8 £500 -11.11%
South East -8 2 £500 +17.64% 5
East of England 0 1 - - 3
West Midlands -25 1 - - 1
iSeries
UK

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 45 (37.50%) Finance
2 43 (35.83%) Unix
3 42 (35.00%) AS400
4 38 (31.67%) Linux
5 35 (29.17%) IBM
6 32 (26.67%) WebSphere
7 29 (24.17%) Banking
7 29 (24.17%) Windows
8 23 (19.17%) Middleware
8 23 (19.17%) Oracle
9 22 (18.33%) Perl
10 20 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
10 20 (16.67%) WebSphere Portal
11 19 (15.83%) RPG
12 18 (15.00%) SQL
12 18 (15.00%) Microsoft
13 17 (14.17%) Java
13 17 (14.17%) IBM Integration Bus
14 16 (13.33%) Migration
15 15 (12.50%) DB2
15 15 (12.50%) MS Visio
16 14 (11.67%) AIX
16 14 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (10.83%) Performance Tuning
17 13 (10.83%) JBoss
17 13 (10.83%) Active Directory
18 12 (10.00%) MQSeries
18 12 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
18 12 (10.00%) WebLogic
18 12 (10.00%) WebLogic Portal

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 32 (26.67%) WebSphere
2 20 (16.67%) WebSphere Portal
3 13 (10.83%) JBoss
4 12 (10.00%) MQSeries
4 12 (10.00%) WebLogic
4 12 (10.00%) WebLogic Portal
4 12 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 11 (9.17%) FileNet
6 4 (3.33%) Apache Pig
6 4 (3.33%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.50%) CICS
8 2 (1.67%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.67%) IBM Domino
8 2 (1.67%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.67%) SAS
9 1 (0.83%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.83%) IBM Transformation Extender
9 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS Office
2 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (5.83%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.50%) Misys Equation
3 1 (0.83%) BPCS
3 1 (0.83%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.83%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.83%) Maximo
3 1 (0.83%) Movex
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.83%) SunGard GMI
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.17%) LDAP
2 10 (8.33%) FTP
3 3 (2.50%) LAN
3 3 (2.50%) SAN
3 3 (2.50%) WAN
4 2 (1.67%) CTI
4 2 (1.67%) MPLS
4 2 (1.67%) Network Security
4 2 (1.67%) TACACS
4 2 (1.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.67%) VPN
5 1 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.83%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.50%) DB2
2 8 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.33%) Apache Hive
3 4 (3.33%) Big Data
4 3 (2.50%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (1.67%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.67%) Sqoop
6 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.83%) Kalido
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.83%) QlikView
6 1 (0.83%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) JIRA
1 1 (0.83%) PVCS
1 1 (0.83%) SonarQube
General
1 45 (37.50%) Finance
2 29 (24.17%) Banking
3 5 (4.17%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.50%) Back Office
5 3 (2.50%) Law
5 3 (2.50%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.67%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.67%) Retail
7 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (20.00%) Administrator
2 19 (15.83%) Analyst
3 18 (15.00%) Developer
4 12 (10.00%) WebSphere Administrator
5 9 (7.50%) AS400 Developer
5 9 (7.50%) AS400 Support
5 9 (7.50%) Environment Manager
5 9 (7.50%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
6 8 (6.67%) WebSphere Specialist
7 7 (5.83%) Consultant
7 7 (5.83%) Project Manager
7 7 (5.83%) Support Analyst
8 6 (5.00%) AS400 Administrator
8 6 (5.00%) RPG Developer
8 6 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (4.17%) AS400 Operator
10 4 (3.33%) Infrastructure Manager
10 4 (3.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 4 (3.33%) Technical Developer
10 4 (3.33%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (19.17%) Middleware
2 20 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
3 17 (14.17%) IBM Integration Bus
4 7 (5.83%) ISPF
4 7 (5.83%) J2EE
4 7 (5.83%) JMS
5 4 (3.33%) Apache Tez
6 2 (1.67%) REST
7 1 (0.83%) .NET
7 1 (0.83%) EDI
7 1 (0.83%) SOAP
7 1 (0.83%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.83%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 42 (35.00%) AS400
2 14 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (9.17%) Data Centre
4 9 (7.50%) Mainframe
4 9 (7.50%) Tandem
5 5 (4.17%) Clustering
5 5 (4.17%) DataPower
6 4 (3.33%) Fixed Income
7 3 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.50%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.67%) Derivative
8 2 (1.67%) IVR
8 2 (1.67%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.83%) Blog
9 1 (0.83%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.83%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.83%) FMCG
9 1 (0.83%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.83%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 43 (35.83%) Unix
2 38 (31.67%) Linux
3 29 (24.17%) Windows
4 14 (11.67%) AIX
5 8 (6.67%) OS/400
6 7 (5.83%) zOS
7 6 (5.00%) Apple iOS
8 5 (4.17%) Windows Server
9 2 (1.67%) OpenVMS
9 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.83%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (13.33%) Migration
2 13 (10.83%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 10 (8.33%) Release Management
4 8 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 8 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 8 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 8 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
5 7 (5.83%) ETL
5 7 (5.83%) Performance Monitoring
5 7 (5.83%) Project Management
6 6 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (5.00%) High Availability
6 6 (5.00%) ITIL
6 6 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (4.17%) B2B
7 5 (4.17%) Data Modelling
7 5 (4.17%) ERP
7 5 (4.17%) SOA
7 5 (4.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (18.33%) Perl
2 19 (15.83%) RPG
3 18 (15.00%) SQL
4 17 (14.17%) Java
5 11 (9.17%) RPG IV
6 7 (5.83%) JCL
6 7 (5.83%) Jython
7 4 (3.33%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.33%) RPG/400
8 2 (1.67%) R
9 1 (0.83%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.83%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.83%) C
9 1 (0.83%) C#
9 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.83%) VB
9 1 (0.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (1.67%) CISA
1 2 (1.67%) CISM
1 2 (1.67%) CISSP
1 2 (1.67%) CRISC
2 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.33%) QA
2 2 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.83%) GMP
3 1 (0.83%) MiFID
System Software
1 13 (10.83%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.83%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (1.67%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.67%) RACF
3 2 (1.67%) XenApp
3 2 (1.67%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.83%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (6.67%) ITRS Geneos
2 7 (5.83%) Dollar Universe
3 5 (4.17%) Puppet
4 3 (2.50%) SCCM
5 2 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.83%) Control-M
6 1 (0.83%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.83%) SCOM
6 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.83%) vRealize
Vendors
1 35 (29.17%) IBM
2 23 (19.17%) Oracle
3 18 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (9.17%) VMware
5 9 (7.50%) Sitecore
5 9 (7.50%) webMethods
6 5 (4.17%) Axway
6 5 (4.17%) Citrix
6 5 (4.17%) CommVault
6 5 (4.17%) IBM Sterling
7 3 (2.50%) Cisco
7 3 (2.50%) Misys
7 3 (2.50%) SAP
7 3 (2.50%) Sun
7 3 (2.50%) Sybase
8 2 (1.67%) Hortonworks
8 2 (1.67%) HP
8 2 (1.67%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.67%) Platfora
9 1 (0.83%) Lotus
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