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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM iSeries
Rank 383 360 393
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +33
Contract jobs citing iSeries 24 48 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.20% 0.095%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.54% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 25 7
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£400 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £321 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £470 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £358
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%
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
8481 8835 9500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.99% 37.46% 39.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5945 5973 6446
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 166 213
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.29 £14.04 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.12%

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 28 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iSeries across the London region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

iSeries Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -9 5 £475 +11.76%
Feltham - 1 - -
iSeries
England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 17 (42.50%) Windows
2 16 (40.00%) IBM
3 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (35.00%) SQL
3 14 (35.00%) Finance
4 13 (32.50%) Banking
5 9 (22.50%) MS Office
5 9 (22.50%) Linux
5 9 (22.50%) AS400
6 8 (20.00%) Replication
7 7 (17.50%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (17.50%) SDLC
8 6 (15.00%) WebSphere
8 6 (15.00%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (15.00%) VMware
8 6 (15.00%) Investment Banking
8 6 (15.00%) UNIX
8 6 (15.00%) Java
8 6 (15.00%) RPG
8 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (12.50%) SunGard
9 5 (12.50%) Oracle
9 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
9 5 (12.50%) Citrix
9 5 (12.50%) Derivative
9 5 (12.50%) SunGard GMI
9 5 (12.50%) RPG IV
9 5 (12.50%) Change Data Capture
10 4 (10.00%) PABX
10 4 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 6 (15.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.50%) MQSeries
Applications
1 9 (22.50%) MS Office
2 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (12.50%) SunGard GMI
3 4 (10.00%) Kondor+
3 4 (10.00%) Misys Midas
3 4 (10.00%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (2.50%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) ISDN
1 4 (10.00%) LAN
1 4 (10.00%) SSL
1 4 (10.00%) PABX
2 2 (5.00%) Firewall
2 2 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) DB2
2 4 (10.00%) MS Access
2 4 (10.00%) QlikView
General
1 14 (35.00%) Finance
2 13 (32.50%) Banking
3 6 (15.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.50%) French Language
4 1 (2.50%) German Language
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Analyst
2 6 (15.00%) Developer
3 4 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) WebSphere Administrator
4 3 (7.50%) Consultant
4 3 (7.50%) Administrator
4 3 (7.50%) Functional Consultant
4 3 (7.50%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) IT Support
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) AS400 Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Security Manager
5 2 (5.00%) RPG Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Business Continuity Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Business Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Test Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Applications Support
6 1 (2.50%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (7.50%) Middleware
3 1 (2.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) AS400
2 8 (20.00%) Replication
3 5 (12.50%) Derivative
4 4 (10.00%) STB
5 3 (7.50%) Mainframe
5 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (5.00%) SWIFT
6 2 (5.00%) Clustering
7 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
7 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
7 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (42.50%) Windows
2 9 (22.50%) Linux
3 6 (15.00%) UNIX
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (10.00%) AIX
5 2 (5.00%) zOS
6 1 (2.50%) HPUX
6 1 (2.50%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.50%) Capacity Planning
1 7 (17.50%) SDLC
2 5 (12.50%) Change Data Capture
3 4 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (10.00%) Network Management
3 4 (10.00%) ITIL
3 4 (10.00%) Project Management
4 3 (7.50%) Business Analysis
4 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (7.50%) Security Hardening
5 2 (5.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.00%) Information Security
5 2 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) SQL
2 6 (15.00%) Java
2 6 (15.00%) RPG
3 5 (12.50%) RPG IV
4 4 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) CISSP
2 3 (7.50%) ACCA
2 3 (7.50%) CIMA
3 2 (5.00%) CISA
4 1 (2.50%) CISM
4 1 (2.50%) PMP
4 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.00%) SLA
3 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.50%) XenApp
1 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Nagios
1 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) IBM
2 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.00%) VMware
4 5 (12.50%) Oracle
4 5 (12.50%) SunGard
4 5 (12.50%) Citrix
5 4 (10.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 4 (10.00%) HP
5 4 (10.00%) Sun
5 4 (10.00%) Cisco
5 4 (10.00%) Reuters
6 1 (2.50%) Nimsoft
6 1 (2.50%) Sybase
6 1 (2.50%) JD Edwards
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