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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM iSeries
Rank 366 376 342
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -34
Contract jobs citing iSeries 20 25 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.097% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.31% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 26
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£400 £400 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £350 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £400 £330
% change year-on-year
-17.18% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 - -
iSeries
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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
7305 8191 7426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.32% 37.47% 37.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5142 5616 5213
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 160 188
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +17.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.49 £13.50 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.40 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 January 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
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 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +18 10 £438 -13.58% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
iSeries
England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 27 (45.00%) AS400
2 26 (43.33%) RPG
3 24 (40.00%) Banking
4 21 (35.00%) RPG IV
5 14 (23.33%) IBM
6 13 (21.67%) SQL
7 11 (18.33%) Java
8 10 (16.67%) Derivative
9 9 (15.00%) SunGard GMI
9 9 (15.00%) UNIX
9 9 (15.00%) SunGard
9 9 (15.00%) Finance
10 7 (11.67%) Replication
10 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
10 7 (11.67%) Windows
10 7 (11.67%) COBOL
11 6 (10.00%) MS Office
11 6 (10.00%) ITIL
11 6 (10.00%) Retail
11 6 (10.00%) Investment Banking
11 6 (10.00%) Change Data Capture
11 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (8.33%) Active Directory
12 5 (8.33%) Mainframe
13 4 (6.67%) Financial Institution
13 4 (6.67%) Oracle
13 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
13 4 (6.67%) Linux
13 4 (6.67%) SWIFT
14 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 3 (5.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (15.00%) SunGard GMI
2 2 (3.33%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.33%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.67%) LAN
2 1 (1.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) DB2
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.33%) MySQL
3 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Toad
General
1 24 (40.00%) Banking
2 9 (15.00%) Finance
3 6 (10.00%) Retail
3 6 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.67%) Financial Institution
5 3 (5.00%) Back Office
6 2 (3.33%) Front Office
6 2 (3.33%) Private Banking
6 2 (3.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (43.33%) Developer
2 17 (28.33%) AS400 Developer
3 12 (20.00%) Analyst
3 12 (20.00%) RPG Developer
4 5 (8.33%) Help Desk Operator
4 5 (8.33%) COBOL Developer
4 5 (8.33%) AS400 Operator
5 4 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) Consultant
6 3 (5.00%) Tester
7 2 (3.33%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Support Specialist
7 2 (3.33%) Applications Support
7 2 (3.33%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (3.33%) Business Continuity Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Business Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Applications Support Specialist
7 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (3.33%) QA Tester
7 2 (3.33%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (45.00%) AS400
2 10 (16.67%) Derivative
3 7 (11.67%) Replication
4 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (8.33%) Mainframe
6 4 (6.67%) SWIFT
7 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.67%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) UNIX
2 7 (11.67%) Windows
3 4 (6.67%) Linux
4 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.00%) AIX
5 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (10.00%) ITIL
1 6 (10.00%) Change Data Capture
2 3 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (5.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (5.00%) Change Management
3 2 (3.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (3.33%) Workflow
3 2 (3.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (3.33%) Project Management
3 2 (3.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (3.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (3.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (1.67%) Security Architecture
4 1 (1.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (1.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (1.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (1.67%) Resource Management
4 1 (1.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (1.67%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (43.33%) RPG
2 21 (35.00%) RPG IV
3 13 (21.67%) SQL
4 11 (18.33%) Java
5 7 (11.67%) COBOL
6 2 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.33%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (23.33%) IBM
2 9 (15.00%) SunGard
3 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.67%) Oracle
5 2 (3.33%) Misys
5 2 (3.33%) Cognos
6 1 (1.67%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.67%) Niku
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