The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank 36 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing iSeries 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.38% 0.69% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.15% 2.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £200 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £364 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.34% -14.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 - £32.50
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 Kent region.

Miscellaneous Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
87 77 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 33.08% 26.64% 31.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 39 52
Median daily rate £325 £363 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +52.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £141 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Median hourly rate £20.25 £16.50 £35.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -52.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.00 £16.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £16.50 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.66 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.44% +3.47%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

iSeries
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

iSeries Daily Rate Trend in Kent

iSeries
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 Kent region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 1 (100.00%) RPG
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
1 1 (100.00%) RPG IV

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) AS400 Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) RPG
1 1 (100.00%) RPG IV
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP