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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank 383 397 379
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -18
Contract jobs citing iSeries 28 19 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.090% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.25% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 11
Average daily rate £488 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £310 £400
% change year-on-year
+31.45% -22.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
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
7581 7663 8394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.73% 36.17% 38.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5311 5369 5705
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £285 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 150 161
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £23.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 +37 4 £238 -45.71% 1
iSeries
England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 18 (47.37%) AS400
2 15 (39.47%) Banking
3 13 (34.21%) RPG
4 12 (31.58%) IBM
4 12 (31.58%) Misys
4 12 (31.58%) Finance
4 12 (31.58%) Data Centre
5 11 (28.95%) Misys Equation
5 11 (28.95%) Linux
6 10 (26.32%) Retail
7 8 (21.05%) Windows
7 8 (21.05%) Cisco
8 7 (18.42%) Firewall
8 7 (18.42%) VMware
9 6 (15.79%) Migration
9 6 (15.79%) Unix
9 6 (15.79%) SQL
9 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
10 5 (13.16%) LAN
10 5 (13.16%) WAN
10 5 (13.16%) VPN
10 5 (13.16%) DNS
10 5 (13.16%) IPv4
10 5 (13.16%) IPv6
10 5 (13.16%) CheckPoint
10 5 (13.16%) Juniper
10 5 (13.16%) Lisp
10 5 (13.16%) MPLS
10 5 (13.16%) OSPF
10 5 (13.16%) BGP

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Misys Equation
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.63%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) Firewall
2 5 (13.16%) BGP
2 5 (13.16%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (13.16%) DNS
2 5 (13.16%) FabricPath
2 5 (13.16%) IPsec
2 5 (13.16%) IPv4
2 5 (13.16%) IPv6
2 5 (13.16%) LAN
2 5 (13.16%) MPLS
2 5 (13.16%) OSPF
2 5 (13.16%) TRILL
2 5 (13.16%) VPN
2 5 (13.16%) WAN
3 3 (7.89%) SSL
4 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) DB2
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 15 (39.47%) Banking
2 12 (31.58%) Finance
3 10 (26.32%) Retail
4 3 (7.89%) Law
4 3 (7.89%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Back Office
5 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.63%) Front Office
5 1 (2.63%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Developer
2 11 (28.95%) RPG Developer
3 10 (26.32%) AS400 Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Analyst
5 6 (15.79%) Architect
6 5 (13.16%) Designer
6 5 (13.16%) Network Architect
6 5 (13.16%) Network Designer
7 4 (10.53%) Data Architect
7 4 (10.53%) Data Centre Architect
7 4 (10.53%) Data Migration Architect
7 4 (10.53%) Migration Architect
8 3 (7.89%) IT Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) IT Risk Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
8 3 (7.89%) Risk Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) Technical Specialist
9 2 (5.26%) Computer Operator
9 2 (5.26%) Data Centre Manager
9 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) Middleware
2 3 (7.89%) .NET
3 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (47.37%) AS400
2 12 (31.58%) Data Centre
3 5 (13.16%) Clustering
3 5 (13.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (7.89%) Tandem
5 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.63%) PMI
5 1 (2.63%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (2.63%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Linux
2 8 (21.05%) Windows
3 6 (15.79%) Unix
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server
5 3 (7.89%) OpenVMS
5 3 (7.89%) zOS
6 1 (2.63%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.79%) Migration
2 5 (13.16%) Network Architecture
3 4 (10.53%) Network Design
4 3 (7.89%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (5.26%) Asset Management
5 2 (5.26%) CRM
5 2 (5.26%) ITIL
5 2 (5.26%) Wealth Management
6 1 (2.63%) ERP
6 1 (2.63%) Investment Management
6 1 (2.63%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (2.63%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.63%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.63%) Release Management
6 1 (2.63%) Test Planning
6 1 (2.63%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.63%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) RPG
2 6 (15.79%) SQL
3 5 (13.16%) Lisp
4 4 (10.53%) RPG IV
5 1 (2.63%) Java
5 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.63%) RPG/400
5 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) CISA
1 3 (7.89%) CISM
1 3 (7.89%) CISSP
2 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.63%) PMP
2 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.63%) vSphere
1 1 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) IBM
1 12 (31.58%) Misys
2 8 (21.05%) Cisco
3 7 (18.42%) VMware
4 5 (13.16%) CheckPoint
4 5 (13.16%) Juniper
5 2 (5.26%) Citrix
5 2 (5.26%) F5
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.63%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle
London
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