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 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 53 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing iSeries 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.59% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.16% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£441 - -
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
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
185 175 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 27.29% 27.34% 23.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 91 98
Average daily rate £380 £369 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% -7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £160 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 19
Average hourly rate £15.29 £16.50 £16.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.33% -2.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.45 £10.22 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.05 £37.30 £35.00
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 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 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
Watford - 1 £433 -
iSeries
East of England

iSeries
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) AS400
1 3 (75.00%) OS/400
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) i5/OS
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Retail

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Technical Support
2 3 (75.00%) Technical Support Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (50.00%) AS400 Support
4 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) AS400
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) OS/400
2 1 (25.00%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) IBM