The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Kent region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM iSeries
Rank 36 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing iSeries 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.46% 0.29% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.85% 1.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £550 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -45.45%
Miscellaneous Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
54 83 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 24.88% 23.92% 26.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 44 44
Average daily rate £350 £308 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% +10.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £201 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £480 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.25 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.30% +32.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
iSeries
South East

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iSeries across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 1 (50.00%) RPG
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) EMC
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) zOS
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (50.00%) AS400
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
1 1 (50.00%) RPG IV

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (50.00%) AS400
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) RPG
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) RPG IV
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) EMC
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix