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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM iSeries
Rank 369 389 353
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -36
Contract jobs citing iSeries 34 28 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 0.32% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 29
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£470 £408 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.33% -29.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £310 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £394 £330
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +19.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 - -
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
7959 8860 7699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.97% 37.23% 36.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5700 6161 5336
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 159 199
Average hourly rate £17.00 £23.84 £20.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.67% +15.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 +14 16 £470 +8.98% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
iSeries
England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 36 (53.73%) AS400
2 31 (46.27%) RPG
3 28 (41.79%) RPG IV
4 25 (37.31%) Banking
5 14 (20.90%) IBM
6 13 (19.40%) SQL
7 11 (16.42%) Finance
8 10 (14.93%) Java
8 10 (14.93%) UNIX
8 10 (14.93%) Derivative
9 9 (13.43%) SunGard GMI
9 9 (13.43%) SunGard
10 7 (10.45%) Windows
10 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
10 7 (10.45%) MS Office
10 7 (10.45%) Replication
11 6 (8.96%) Investment Banking
11 6 (8.96%) ITIL
11 6 (8.96%) Linux
11 6 (8.96%) COBOL
11 6 (8.96%) Oracle
11 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (8.96%) Change Data Capture
12 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
12 5 (7.46%) Active Directory
13 4 (5.97%) Retail
13 4 (5.97%) Financial Institution
13 4 (5.97%) Mainframe
13 4 (5.97%) MySQL
13 4 (5.97%) SWIFT

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (4.48%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.99%) JBoss
2 2 (2.99%) Apache
2 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.49%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (10.45%) MS Office
2 1 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (13.43%) SunGard GMI
2 2 (2.99%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (2.99%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) FTP
2 2 (2.99%) NAS
2 2 (2.99%) SAN
2 2 (2.99%) Internet
3 1 (1.49%) Firewall
3 1 (1.49%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.49%) LAN
3 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.97%) MySQL
3 2 (2.99%) DB2
3 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Toad
General
1 25 (37.31%) Banking
2 11 (16.42%) Finance
3 6 (8.96%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.97%) Retail
4 4 (5.97%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.48%) Back Office
6 2 (2.99%) Front Office
7 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.49%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (46.27%) Developer
2 21 (31.34%) AS400 Developer
3 16 (23.88%) RPG Developer
3 16 (23.88%) Analyst
4 5 (7.46%) AS400 Operator
4 5 (7.46%) COBOL Developer
4 5 (7.46%) Help Desk Operator
5 4 (5.97%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) Consultant
6 3 (4.48%) Support Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) Analyst Programmer
7 2 (2.99%) Programmer
7 2 (2.99%) Applications Support
7 2 (2.99%) Administrator
7 2 (2.99%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (2.99%) Test Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) Test Leader
7 2 (2.99%) Security Manager
7 2 (2.99%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (2.99%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.49%) Middleware
2 1 (1.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (53.73%) AS400
2 10 (14.93%) Derivative
3 7 (10.45%) Replication
4 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.97%) SWIFT
5 4 (5.97%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.49%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.93%) UNIX
2 7 (10.45%) Windows
3 6 (8.96%) Linux
4 3 (4.48%) AIX
4 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.99%) CentOS
5 2 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.99%) Debian
5 2 (2.99%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (8.96%) ITIL
1 6 (8.96%) Change Data Capture
2 3 (4.48%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (4.48%) Performance Management
2 3 (4.48%) Change Management
3 2 (2.99%) Incident Management
3 2 (2.99%) Unit Testing
3 2 (2.99%) Project Management
3 2 (2.99%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (2.99%) Migration
3 2 (2.99%) Business Continuity
3 2 (2.99%) DevOps
3 2 (2.99%) Problem Management
4 1 (1.49%) Mentoring
4 1 (1.49%) Security Testing
4 1 (1.49%) Data Migration
4 1 (1.49%) Data Protection
4 1 (1.49%) Information Assurance
4 1 (1.49%) Security Architecture
4 1 (1.49%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (46.27%) RPG
2 28 (41.79%) RPG IV
3 13 (19.40%) SQL
4 10 (14.93%) Java
5 6 (8.96%) COBOL
6 3 (4.48%) RPG/400
7 2 (2.99%) C
7 2 (2.99%) Perl
7 2 (2.99%) PHP
7 2 (2.99%) Python
7 2 (2.99%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.99%) CISSP
2 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.49%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) yum
1 2 (2.99%) Puppet
1 2 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.99%) Ansible
2 1 (1.49%) SCCM
2 1 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (20.90%) IBM
2 9 (13.43%) SunGard
3 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.96%) Oracle
5 2 (2.99%) Cognos
5 2 (2.99%) Misys
5 2 (2.99%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.99%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.49%) Niku
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