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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM iSeries
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank - 50 63
Contract jobs citing iSeries 0 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.85% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 3.21% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
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 Hertfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
183 156 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 31.50% 26.62% 30.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 77 104
Median daily rate £425 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £185 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £624 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 12
Median hourly rate £30.00 £15.00 £15.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -1.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.15 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.15 £37.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.88 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.20% +22.85%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing iSeries as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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