The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM iSeries
Rank 61 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing iSeries 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.45% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.46% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 - £14.50
iSeries
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
206 249 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.88% 32.42% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 123 74
Average daily rate £375 £395 £409
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -3.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +116.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.10 £37.50 £29.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

iSeries
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

iSeries Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

iSeries
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

iSeries Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

iSeries
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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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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
Hertford - 2 £375 -
Royston - - - -
iSeries
East of England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 6 (85.71%) IBM
2 3 (42.86%) AS400
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) J2EE
2 3 (42.86%) OS/400
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
3 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 2 (28.57%) Java EE
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) JavaBeans
3 2 (28.57%) Servlets
3 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) EJB
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) i5/OS
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Support Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Support
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Support Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (28.57%) AS400 Support
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) J2EE
2 2 (28.57%) Servlets
2 2 (28.57%) JavaBeans
2 2 (28.57%) Java EE
3 1 (14.29%) EJB
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) AS400
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) OS/400
2 1 (14.29%) i5/OS
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
1 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
1 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft