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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM iSeries
UK / England
Rank 498 520 523
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +3
Contract jobs citing iSeries 62 91 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 0.58% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 49 31
Median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 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
13473 15645 15180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.76% 32.91% 31.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 8696 10231 9486
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 527 590 635
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.40 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.54% +15.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £52.63 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +14 24 £440 -9.74% 3
South East +11 21 £368 -8.12% 1
Yorkshire +20 10 £440 -16.19% 1
North East - 3 £275 -
South West - 3 - - 1
West Midlands +6 1 £325 +18.18% 3
iSeries
UK

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 59 (52.68%) Windows
2 57 (50.89%) Finance
3 51 (45.54%) Unix
4 39 (34.82%) Banking
5 37 (33.04%) Linux
5 37 (33.04%) SQL
6 36 (32.14%) AS400
7 32 (28.57%) VMware
8 31 (27.68%) IBM
9 23 (20.54%) Tandem
10 20 (17.86%) WebSphere
11 18 (16.07%) DB2
11 18 (16.07%) RPG
11 18 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
12 17 (15.18%) Citrix
12 17 (15.18%) Service Delivery
13 16 (14.29%) Middleware
14 14 (12.50%) Active Directory
14 14 (12.50%) Incident Management
15 13 (11.61%) Microsoft
16 12 (10.71%) OpenVMS
16 12 (10.71%) FTP
16 12 (10.71%) RACF
16 12 (10.71%) TACACS
16 12 (10.71%) Mainframe
16 12 (10.71%) Data Centre
16 12 (10.71%) SIEM
16 12 (10.71%) Mentoring
16 12 (10.71%) Coaching
17 11 (9.82%) Time Sharing Option

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 20 (17.86%) WebSphere
2 11 (9.82%) WebSphere Portal
3 9 (8.04%) WebLogic
3 9 (8.04%) WebLogic Portal
3 9 (8.04%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (7.14%) FileNet
5 7 (6.25%) IBM Domino
5 7 (6.25%) JBoss
6 6 (5.36%) MQSeries
7 4 (3.57%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.68%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.79%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.79%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.89%) QuickPlace
Applications
1 6 (5.36%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.89%) MS Office
3 1 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.68%) Misys Equation
3 1 (0.89%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.89%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.71%) FTP
1 12 (10.71%) TACACS
2 11 (9.82%) TCP/IP
3 10 (8.93%) Network Security
4 8 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (5.36%) WAN
6 5 (4.46%) LAN
6 5 (4.46%) MPLS
6 5 (4.46%) VPN
7 4 (3.57%) LDAP
8 3 (2.68%) Firewall
8 3 (2.68%) SAN
9 2 (1.79%) BGP
9 2 (1.79%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (1.79%) FabricPath
9 2 (1.79%) IPsec
9 2 (1.79%) IPv4
9 2 (1.79%) IPv6
9 2 (1.79%) OSPF
9 2 (1.79%) TRILL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.07%) DB2
2 9 (8.04%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.89%) Kalido
3 1 (0.89%) MySQL
3 1 (0.89%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.89%) JIRA
1 1 (0.89%) NetBeans
1 1 (0.89%) SonarQube
1 1 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 57 (50.89%) Finance
2 39 (34.82%) Banking
3 6 (5.36%) Law
3 6 (5.36%) Retail
4 4 (3.57%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.68%) Back Office
5 3 (2.68%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.79%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (23.21%) Analyst
2 20 (17.86%) Developer
3 11 (9.82%) Infrastructure Manager
4 10 (8.93%) AS400 Developer
5 8 (7.14%) Security Analyst
5 8 (7.14%) SOC Analyst
6 6 (5.36%) Administrator
6 6 (5.36%) Consultant
6 6 (5.36%) WebSphere Administrator
7 5 (4.46%) Architect
7 5 (4.46%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.46%) RPG Developer
8 4 (3.57%) AS400 Operator
8 4 (3.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 4 (3.57%) Operations Analyst
8 4 (3.57%) Technical Developer
8 4 (3.57%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
8 4 (3.57%) WebSphere Specialist
9 3 (2.68%) AS400 Support
9 3 (2.68%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.29%) Middleware
2 11 (9.82%) ISPF
3 6 (5.36%) IBM Integration Bus
3 6 (5.36%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (3.57%) J2EE
5 2 (1.79%) EDI
5 2 (1.79%) REST
6 1 (0.89%) .NET
6 1 (0.89%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.89%) HTML
6 1 (0.89%) JMS
6 1 (0.89%) ODBC
6 1 (0.89%) SOAP
6 1 (0.89%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (0.89%) Web Services
6 1 (0.89%) XML
6 1 (0.89%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 36 (32.14%) AS400
2 23 (20.54%) Tandem
3 18 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (10.71%) Data Centre
4 12 (10.71%) Mainframe
5 9 (8.04%) Security Operations Centre
6 8 (7.14%) Fat Client
6 8 (7.14%) Thin Client
7 5 (4.46%) SWIFT
8 4 (3.57%) DataPower
8 4 (3.57%) Fixed Income
9 3 (2.68%) Clustering
9 3 (2.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (1.79%) Derivative
10 2 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.89%) Blog
11 1 (0.89%) BYOD
11 1 (0.89%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.89%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.89%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 59 (52.68%) Windows
2 51 (45.54%) Unix
3 37 (33.04%) Linux
4 12 (10.71%) OpenVMS
5 11 (9.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (9.82%) zOS
6 4 (3.57%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.68%) OS/400
8 2 (1.79%) AIX
9 1 (0.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (15.18%) Service Delivery
2 14 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 12 (10.71%) Coaching
3 12 (10.71%) Mentoring
3 12 (10.71%) SIEM
4 11 (9.82%) Security Operations
5 10 (8.93%) Information Security
6 9 (8.04%) B2B
6 9 (8.04%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (8.04%) ITIL
6 9 (8.04%) Migration
6 9 (8.04%) Service Management
7 8 (7.14%) Problem Management
8 7 (6.25%) People Management
9 6 (5.36%) Project Management
10 5 (4.46%) Change Management
10 5 (4.46%) SDLC
10 5 (4.46%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (4.46%) Unit Testing
11 4 (3.57%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (33.04%) SQL
2 18 (16.07%) RPG
3 11 (9.82%) JCL
3 11 (9.82%) Perl
3 11 (9.82%) RPG IV
4 8 (7.14%) Java
5 5 (4.46%) RPG/400
6 4 (3.57%) Jython
7 2 (1.79%) C
7 2 (1.79%) Lisp
8 1 (0.89%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.89%) C#
8 1 (0.89%) COBOL
8 1 (0.89%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.89%) LotusScript
8 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (1.79%) CISA
1 2 (1.79%) CISM
1 2 (1.79%) CISSP
1 2 (1.79%) CRISC
1 2 (1.79%) GCIH
1 2 (1.79%) GIAC
2 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.46%) SLA
2 4 (3.57%) QA
3 2 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.89%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.89%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.89%) SEPA
System Software
1 14 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.71%) RACF
3 11 (9.82%) Time Sharing Option
3 11 (9.82%) XenApp
3 11 (9.82%) XenDesktop
4 5 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (8.04%) Tivoli
2 7 (6.25%) Dollar Universe
2 7 (6.25%) ITRS Geneos
3 5 (4.46%) Puppet
4 3 (2.68%) SCCM
5 2 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.89%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 32 (28.57%) VMware
2 31 (27.68%) IBM
3 17 (15.18%) Citrix
4 13 (11.61%) Microsoft
5 11 (9.82%) HP
6 10 (8.93%) Cisco
7 9 (8.04%) Axway
7 9 (8.04%) IBM Sterling
7 9 (8.04%) Oracle
8 8 (7.14%) Hitachi
8 8 (7.14%) Wyse
9 7 (6.25%) Avaya
10 5 (4.46%) Palo Alto
11 4 (3.57%) SAP
12 3 (2.68%) Misys
13 2 (1.79%) Infor
13 2 (1.79%) Juniper
13 2 (1.79%) ServiceNow
13 2 (1.79%) Sun
13 2 (1.79%) Sybase
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