The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM iSeries
Rank 388 388 359
Rank change year-on-year
0 -29
Contract jobs citing iSeries 35 26 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 0.28% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 24
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£523 £475 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £288 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £675 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £376 £288
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +30.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £29.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £29.00 -
% change year-on-year
+36.20% -
iSeries
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
8291 9146 8232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.92% 37.42% 37.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5905 6455 5674
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 157 216
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.50 £21.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.93% +0.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £49.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -5.00%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in London

iSeries
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

iSeries Daily Rate Trend in London

iSeries
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iSeries across the London region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

iSeries Daily Rate Histogram in London

iSeries
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing iSeries across the London region.

iSeries Hourly Rate Trend in London

iSeries
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the London region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014. 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
City of London +25 13 £470 -1.05% 3
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
iSeries
England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 49 (59.04%) AS400
2 40 (48.19%) RPG
3 32 (38.55%) Banking
4 29 (34.94%) RPG IV
5 19 (22.89%) Finance
5 19 (22.89%) SQL
6 15 (18.07%) Derivative
7 14 (16.87%) IBM
8 11 (13.25%) Java
8 11 (13.25%) WebSphere
8 11 (13.25%) Investment Banking
9 10 (12.05%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (10.84%) UNIX
10 9 (10.84%) Windows
10 9 (10.84%) SunGard
10 9 (10.84%) Middleware
10 9 (10.84%) SunGard GMI
11 8 (9.64%) Mentoring
11 8 (9.64%) Project Management
11 8 (9.64%) Microsoft
11 8 (9.64%) UML
11 8 (9.64%) Data Modelling
11 8 (9.64%) J2EE
11 8 (9.64%) MS Office
11 8 (9.64%) Web Services
12 7 (8.43%) COBOL
12 7 (8.43%) Replication
12 7 (8.43%) Coaching
12 7 (8.43%) Logical Data Model
12 7 (8.43%) Use Case

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 11 (13.25%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.61%) MQSeries
3 2 (2.41%) JBoss
3 2 (2.41%) Apache
3 2 (2.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (9.64%) MS Office
2 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (10.84%) SunGard GMI
2 3 (3.61%) Misys Midas
3 2 (2.41%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (2.41%) BPCS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) FTP
2 2 (2.41%) NAS
2 2 (2.41%) SAN
3 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.20%) LAN
3 1 (1.20%) Firewall
3 1 (1.20%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.05%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (7.23%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.41%) DB2
3 2 (2.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) PVCS
General
1 32 (38.55%) Banking
2 19 (22.89%) Finance
3 11 (13.25%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.82%) Retail
4 4 (4.82%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.61%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.20%) Back Office
7 1 (1.20%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.20%) Private Banking
7 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (44.58%) Developer
2 22 (26.51%) AS400 Developer
3 18 (21.69%) Analyst
3 18 (21.69%) RPG Developer
4 5 (6.02%) Architect
4 5 (6.02%) AS400 Operator
4 5 (6.02%) COBOL Developer
4 5 (6.02%) Help Desk Operator
5 4 (4.82%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (4.82%) Consultant
5 4 (4.82%) Analyst Programmer
5 4 (4.82%) Programmer
6 3 (3.61%) Test Analyst
6 3 (3.61%) Business Manager
7 2 (2.41%) Production Manager
7 2 (2.41%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
7 2 (2.41%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (2.41%) Business Continuity Manager
7 2 (2.41%) Security Manager
7 2 (2.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.84%) Middleware
2 8 (9.64%) J2EE
2 8 (9.64%) Web Services
3 2 (2.41%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 49 (59.04%) AS400
2 15 (18.07%) Derivative
3 7 (8.43%) Replication
4 5 (6.02%) Market Risk
4 5 (6.02%) SWIFT
5 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.82%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.20%) LPAR
7 1 (1.20%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.84%) UNIX
1 9 (10.84%) Windows
2 5 (6.02%) Linux
3 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.41%) CentOS
4 2 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.41%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.41%) Debian
4 2 (2.41%) AIX
4 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (9.64%) Mentoring
1 8 (9.64%) Project Management
1 8 (9.64%) UML
1 8 (9.64%) Data Modelling
2 7 (8.43%) Coaching
2 7 (8.43%) Logical Data Model
2 7 (8.43%) Use Case
3 6 (7.23%) Change Data Capture
3 6 (7.23%) ITIL
4 4 (4.82%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (3.61%) Change Management
5 3 (3.61%) Migration
5 3 (3.61%) Performance Management
5 3 (3.61%) Unit Testing
6 2 (2.41%) DevOps
6 2 (2.41%) Validation
6 2 (2.41%) Risk Management
6 2 (2.41%) Business Continuity
6 2 (2.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.41%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (48.19%) RPG
2 29 (34.94%) RPG IV
3 19 (22.89%) SQL
4 11 (13.25%) Java
5 7 (8.43%) COBOL
6 4 (4.82%) RPG/400
7 2 (2.41%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.41%) Python
7 2 (2.41%) C
7 2 (2.41%) Perl
7 2 (2.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (3.61%) CISSP
2 1 (1.20%) CISA
2 1 (1.20%) ISEB
2 1 (1.20%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (6.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) YUM
1 2 (2.41%) Puppet
1 2 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.41%) Ansible
2 1 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (16.87%) IBM
2 9 (10.84%) SunGard
3 8 (9.64%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.23%) Oracle
5 2 (2.41%) SaltStack
5 2 (2.41%) Cognos
5 2 (2.41%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.41%) Misys
6 1 (1.20%) Niku
6 1 (1.20%) SAP
6 1 (1.20%) Sybase
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