The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM iSeries
Rank - 55 -
Contract jobs citing iSeries 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.18% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £200 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £422 £353 £375
% change year-on-year
+19.71% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £23.25
% change year-on-year
- +39.78%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Miscellaneous Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
141 154 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 25.50% 27.07% 29.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 86 60
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 27
Average hourly rate £29.00 £17.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.71% -36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.65 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.67
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -0.76%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iSeries across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

iSeries
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing iSeries across the Essex region.

iSeries Daily Rate Trend in Essex

iSeries
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing iSeries across the Essex region.

iSeries Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) AIX
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) BMC
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
1 3 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) MS Access
1 3 (100.00%) AS400
1 3 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (100.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Legal
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MS Access
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Storage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) AS400
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) AIX
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) BMC
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp