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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank 553 544 514
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -30
Contract jobs citing iSeries 60 61 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.38% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 27 39
Median daily rate £475 £403 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.01% -10.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £485 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £419 £353
% change year-on-year
-1.55% +18.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 7
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.50
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
16262 15956 15821
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.02% 32.40% 32.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10715 9993 9883
Median daily rate £435 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 531 629 691
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.00 £11.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.39 £44.55 £42.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -7.50%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +26.66%
South East -14 20 £475 +10.14% 5
East Midlands 0 4 £325 -21.45% 1
West Midlands - 3 £325 - 1
Yorkshire -3 2 £240 -52.00%
North West -15 2 - - 1
East of England +2 1 £450 +30.43% 3
South West -9 1 - -
Midlands - 1 £413 -
iSeries
UK

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 70 (50.36%) AS400
2 57 (41.01%) IBM
3 51 (36.69%) SQL
4 49 (35.25%) Windows
5 47 (33.81%) Linux
6 44 (31.65%) DB2
6 44 (31.65%) Data Centre
7 43 (30.94%) VMware
8 42 (30.22%) Cisco
9 41 (29.50%) Change Management
10 36 (25.90%) RPG
11 29 (20.86%) Citrix
12 28 (20.14%) Windows Server 2008
13 26 (18.71%) Finance
14 25 (17.99%) RPG IV
15 24 (17.27%) Incident Management
16 22 (15.83%) Tivoli
16 22 (15.83%) Unix
17 21 (15.11%) Banking
18 18 (12.95%) ITIL
19 17 (12.23%) Migration
20 16 (11.51%) LAN
21 15 (10.79%) Retail
21 15 (10.79%) SDLC
22 14 (10.07%) WAN
22 14 (10.07%) Java
22 14 (10.07%) SQL Server
22 14 (10.07%) Project Management
22 14 (10.07%) SAN
22 14 (10.07%) Misys

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 8 (5.76%) Apache
1 8 (5.76%) WebSphere
2 5 (3.60%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (0.72%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.72%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.72%) Confluence
3 1 (0.72%) IBM Domino
3 1 (0.72%) IIS
3 1 (0.72%) JBoss
3 1 (0.72%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.72%) nginx
3 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (4.32%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.16%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (9.35%) Misys Equation
2 6 (4.32%) INSURE/90
3 4 (2.88%) SAP CRM
3 4 (2.88%) Unica
4 1 (0.72%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.44%) Office 365
1 2 (1.44%) SaaS
2 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.51%) LAN
2 14 (10.07%) SAN
2 14 (10.07%) WAN
3 13 (9.35%) MPLS
3 13 (9.35%) VPN
4 11 (7.91%) Firewall
5 9 (6.47%) BGP
5 9 (6.47%) DNS
5 9 (6.47%) FabricPath
5 9 (6.47%) IPsec
5 9 (6.47%) IPv4
5 9 (6.47%) IPv6
5 9 (6.47%) OSPF
5 9 (6.47%) TRILL
6 6 (4.32%) FTP
6 6 (4.32%) SSL
7 4 (2.88%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.44%) HTTP
8 2 (1.44%) Wireless
9 1 (0.72%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (31.65%) DB2
2 14 (10.07%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.88%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (2.88%) DTS
3 4 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.44%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.72%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.72%) Big Data
5 1 (0.72%) MS Access
5 1 (0.72%) MySQL
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.72%) QlikView
5 1 (0.72%) Sqoop
5 1 (0.72%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 4 (2.88%) ChangeMan
2 2 (1.44%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.72%) Ant
3 1 (0.72%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.72%) JIRA
3 1 (0.72%) Maven
3 1 (0.72%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.72%) Serena SBM
3 1 (0.72%) Subversion
3 1 (0.72%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.72%) Vagrant
General
1 26 (18.71%) Finance
2 21 (15.11%) Banking
3 15 (10.79%) Retail
4 6 (4.32%) Back Office
5 4 (2.88%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.88%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.44%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.44%) Norwegian Language
7 1 (0.72%) Front Office
7 1 (0.72%) International Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (26.62%) Developer
2 22 (15.83%) Analyst
2 22 (15.83%) RPG Developer
3 19 (13.67%) Linux Specialist
4 18 (12.95%) AS400 Developer
4 18 (12.95%) Citrix Specialist
4 18 (12.95%) Linux Operator
4 18 (12.95%) VMware Specialist
5 14 (10.07%) Administrator
6 13 (9.35%) Architect
7 12 (8.63%) Project Manager
8 9 (6.47%) Network Architect
9 8 (5.76%) Data Architect
9 8 (5.76%) Data Centre Architect
9 8 (5.76%) Data Migration Architect
9 8 (5.76%) Migration Architect
9 8 (5.76%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (5.76%) Systems Developer
10 7 (5.04%) Infrastructure Manager
11 6 (4.32%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.47%) SAX
1 9 (6.47%) XML
2 7 (5.04%) CGI
3 6 (4.32%) .NET
3 6 (4.32%) ISPF
3 6 (4.32%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (3.60%) IBM Integration Bus
4 5 (3.60%) Middleware
5 4 (2.88%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (2.88%) jQuery
5 4 (2.88%) SAP XI
5 4 (2.88%) Web Services
6 2 (1.44%) POSIX
7 1 (0.72%) CSS
7 1 (0.72%) EDI
7 1 (0.72%) HTML
7 1 (0.72%) JMS
7 1 (0.72%) LAMP
7 1 (0.72%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 70 (50.36%) AS400
2 44 (31.65%) Data Centre
3 11 (7.91%) Mainframe
4 9 (6.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 8 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.88%) BYOD
6 4 (2.88%) Clustering
6 4 (2.88%) HACMP
7 2 (1.44%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.44%) LPAR
7 2 (1.44%) Tandem
8 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.72%) Fintech
8 1 (0.72%) FMCG
8 1 (0.72%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.72%) PMI
8 1 (0.72%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.72%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 49 (35.25%) Windows
2 47 (33.81%) Linux
3 28 (20.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (15.83%) Unix
5 12 (8.63%) Apple iOS
6 9 (6.47%) Windows Server
7 4 (2.88%) AIX
7 4 (2.88%) Solaris
7 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.44%) OS/400
9 2 (1.44%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.72%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (29.50%) Change Management
2 24 (17.27%) Incident Management
3 18 (12.95%) ITIL
4 17 (12.23%) Migration
5 15 (10.79%) SDLC
6 14 (10.07%) Project Management
7 8 (5.76%) PRINCE2
8 6 (4.32%) Network Design
8 6 (4.32%) Project Planning
8 6 (4.32%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (3.60%) Service Management
9 5 (3.60%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (2.88%) CRM
10 4 (2.88%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (2.88%) MVC
10 4 (2.88%) Network Architecture
10 4 (2.88%) Service Delivery
10 4 (2.88%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (2.16%) ERP
11 3 (2.16%) Facilities Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (36.69%) SQL
2 36 (25.90%) RPG
3 25 (17.99%) RPG IV
4 14 (10.07%) Java
5 9 (6.47%) Lisp
5 9 (6.47%) RPG/400
6 6 (4.32%) JCL
6 6 (4.32%) Perl
7 5 (3.60%) C
7 5 (3.60%) C#
7 5 (3.60%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.60%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.88%) REXX
8 4 (2.88%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.72%) C++
9 1 (0.72%) Delphi
9 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.72%) Python
9 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (1.44%) IBM Certification
2 1 (0.72%) Degree
2 1 (0.72%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.88%) Data Quality
1 4 (2.88%) PMBOK
2 3 (2.16%) SLA
3 1 (0.72%) GxP
System Software
1 12 (8.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.32%) Time Sharing Option
3 4 (2.88%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 4 (2.88%) XenApp
3 4 (2.88%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.44%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.72%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.72%) Docker
5 1 (0.72%) Firmware
5 1 (0.72%) HDFS
5 1 (0.72%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (15.83%) Tivoli
2 7 (5.04%) SCCM
3 5 (3.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.72%) Ansible
4 1 (0.72%) Control-M
4 1 (0.72%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.72%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.72%) Nagios
4 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.72%) Puppet
4 1 (0.72%) Scalr
4 1 (0.72%) WMI
Vendors
1 57 (41.01%) IBM
2 43 (30.94%) VMware
3 42 (30.22%) Cisco
4 29 (20.86%) Citrix
5 14 (10.07%) Misys
6 11 (7.91%) Red Hat
7 9 (6.47%) CheckPoint
7 9 (6.47%) Juniper
8 7 (5.04%) Microsoft
9 6 (4.32%) IFS
10 5 (3.60%) SAP
11 4 (2.88%) Informatica
12 3 (2.16%) Intel
12 3 (2.16%) Oracle
12 3 (2.16%) Pega
12 3 (2.16%) Sun
13 2 (1.44%) F5
13 2 (1.44%) Remedy
14 1 (0.72%) Rackspace
14 1 (0.72%) Splunk
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