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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM iSeries
South East / Kent
Rank 42 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing iSeries 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.36% 0.28% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.93% 1.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £390 £345 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £388 £305
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +27.04%
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
107 88 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 39.05% 24.79% 19.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 65 33
Median daily rate £338 £356 £244
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £205 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £510 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 5
Median hourly rate £29.92 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.15% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.29% +25.11%

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 6 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Monitoring Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Operator
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA