The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank 111 - 94
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing iSeries 7 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.37% - 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.21% - 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 6
Average daily rate £415 - £365
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+25.38% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
iSeries
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
578 551 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 30.78% 27.48% 29.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 306 270
Average daily rate £375 £365 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 44 32
Average hourly rate £45.00 £13.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+227.27% -65.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.33 £11.12 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

iSeries
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

iSeries Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

iSeries
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

iSeries Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

iSeries
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Winchester - 6 £420 -
iSeries
South East

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) IBM
2 7 (87.50%) POSIX
2 7 (87.50%) Unix
2 7 (87.50%) AIX
2 7 (87.50%) Solaris
2 7 (87.50%) Sun
2 7 (87.50%) Red Hat
2 7 (87.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (75.00%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) Project Management
4 4 (50.00%) Puppet
4 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (50.00%) Driving Licence
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
6 2 (25.00%) RHCE
6 2 (25.00%) IBM Certification
6 2 (25.00%) Patch Management
6 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
7 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (12.50%) Retail
7 1 (12.50%) Endeca
7 1 (12.50%) Google
7 1 (12.50%) Coremetrics
7 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
7 1 (12.50%) QA
7 1 (12.50%) Selenium
7 1 (12.50%) Google Analytics
7 1 (12.50%) Release Management

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (12.50%) TestComplete
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Linux Specialist
1 6 (75.00%) Unix Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Unix Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) UI Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) POSIX
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (12.50%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) AIX
2 7 (87.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Solaris
2 7 (87.50%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Android
3 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Patch Management
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) IBM Certification
1 2 (25.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) IBM
2 7 (87.50%) Red Hat
2 7 (87.50%) Sun
3 6 (75.00%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Coremetrics
4 1 (12.50%) Endeca
4 1 (12.50%) Google
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft