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 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM iSeries
South East / Kent
Rank - 35 36
Contract jobs citing iSeries 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 0.47% 1.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.52% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £345 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 £344
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Kent region.

Miscellaneous Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
80 66 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 31.50% 31.13% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 41 28
Median daily rate £350 £330 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £205 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 15 9
Median hourly rate - £17.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.71 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +22.85%

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