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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM iSeries
Rank 123 99 93
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -6
Contract jobs citing iSeries 1 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.046% 0.35% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 1.30% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £394 £330
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +19.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 - -
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
610 461 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 27.93% 26.52% 23.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 243 156
Average daily rate £360 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £450 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 24 28
Average hourly rate £13.00 £30.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.66% +71.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £16.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 24 December 2014. 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
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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
Southampton -8 1 - - 2
iSeries
South East

iSeries
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) AS400
2 3 (33.33%) ERP
2 3 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (22.22%) RPG/400
3 2 (22.22%) RPG IV
3 2 (22.22%) IBM
3 2 (22.22%) RPG
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) DB2
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) ITSM
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Support
3 2 (22.22%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Mainframe Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) AS400
2 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ERP
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) ITSM
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) RPG
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
1 2 (22.22%) RPG/400
1 2 (22.22%) RPG IV
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix