The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM iSeries
Rank 35 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing iSeries 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.60% - 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.67% - 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£450 - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.72% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £14.50
iSeries
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
75 85 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 22.66% 24.29% 21.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 27 17
Average daily rate £353 £265 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.01% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £388 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 19 7
Average hourly rate £11.75 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.42% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £12.60 £21.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -12.76%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iSeries across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

iSeries
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

iSeries Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

iSeries
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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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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
Melton Mowbray - - - -
iSeries
East Midlands

iSeries
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) AS400
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Data Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM