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 31 May 2016 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank - 63 -
Contract jobs citing iSeries 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.66% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £345 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £419 £353
% change year-on-year
-1.55% +18.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.50
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
225 276 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 33.28% 36.56% 29.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 136 92
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £262 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £493 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 25 14
Median hourly rate £16.00 £32.50 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.76% -6.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.21 £13.25 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £40.00 £37.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -7.50%

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

iSeries
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing iSeries also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Facilities Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) MS Access
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) IT Technician
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Facilities Management
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft