The first 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the London region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM iSeries
Rank 359 384 390
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +6
Contract jobs citing iSeries 47 19 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.080% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.67% 0.24% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 6 25
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£450 £475 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £375 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £401 £369
% change year-on-year
-17.60% +8.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £23.25 -
% change year-on-year
+39.78% -
Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
6978 7887 8182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.63% 33.06% 31.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4699 5465 5549
Average daily rate £450 £475 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.15%
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 £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 168 193
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -18.00%
iSeries
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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
(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 +20 4 £425 -10.52%
Bromley - 2 £563 -
Surbiton - - - -
iSeries
England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 46 (62.16%) AS400
2 27 (36.49%) Finance
3 26 (35.14%) SQL
4 24 (32.43%) Microsoft
5 23 (31.08%) IBM
6 21 (28.38%) Citrix
6 21 (28.38%) Windows
7 17 (22.97%) RPG
7 17 (22.97%) Middleware
8 16 (21.62%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (18.92%) Project Management
9 14 (18.92%) Banking
10 13 (17.57%) Linux
11 12 (16.22%) Solaris
11 12 (16.22%) PRINCE2
12 10 (13.51%) MS Excel
12 10 (13.51%) SQL Server
12 10 (13.51%) WebSphere
13 9 (12.16%) UNIX
13 9 (12.16%) Mainframe
13 9 (12.16%) E-Commerce
14 8 (10.81%) MS Exchange
14 8 (10.81%) Data Modelling
14 8 (10.81%) EMC
14 8 (10.81%) SAN
14 8 (10.81%) zOS
14 8 (10.81%) Intranet
14 8 (10.81%) Internet
14 8 (10.81%) UML
14 8 (10.81%) Oracle

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 10 (13.51%) WebSphere
2 8 (10.81%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.05%) MS Project Server
4 2 (2.70%) Apache
4 2 (2.70%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.70%) MQSeries
4 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.11%) MS Visio
3 5 (6.76%) MS Office
4 3 (4.05%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) BPCS
2 3 (4.05%) Misys Midas
3 1 (1.35%) Magento
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.81%) SAN
1 8 (10.81%) Intranet
1 8 (10.81%) Internet
2 2 (2.70%) Firewall
2 2 (2.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.62%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (13.51%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.70%) MySQL
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Synon
2 2 (2.70%) PVCS
General
1 27 (36.49%) Finance
2 14 (18.92%) Banking
3 8 (10.81%) Investment Banking
4 5 (6.76%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.05%) Advertising
6 2 (2.70%) Marketing
6 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (35.14%) Analyst
2 13 (17.57%) Developer
3 12 (16.22%) Project Manager
4 10 (13.51%) Architect
5 7 (9.46%) Technical Support
6 6 (8.11%) Technical Project Manager
6 6 (8.11%) Analyst Programmer
6 6 (8.11%) Programmer
6 6 (8.11%) Support Analyst
6 6 (8.11%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (8.11%) Technical Manager
6 6 (8.11%) Support Manager
6 6 (8.11%) Technical Support Manager
6 6 (8.11%) AS400 Support
7 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (6.76%) Senior Support Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Business Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Test Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.97%) Middleware
2 8 (10.81%) J2EE
2 8 (10.81%) Web Services
3 2 (2.70%) Synon Analyst Programmer
3 2 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 46 (62.16%) AS400
2 9 (12.16%) Mainframe
3 8 (10.81%) Clustering
3 8 (10.81%) Enterprise Storage
4 7 (9.46%) Derivative
4 7 (9.46%) Reference Data
5 5 (6.76%) Market Risk
6 4 (5.41%) Replication
7 2 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.35%) LPAR
8 1 (1.35%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.35%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.38%) Windows
2 13 (17.57%) Linux
3 12 (16.22%) Solaris
4 9 (12.16%) UNIX
5 8 (10.81%) zOS
6 7 (9.46%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.70%) Debian
7 2 (2.70%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.70%) CentOS
7 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.70%) AIX
8 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.92%) Project Management
2 12 (16.22%) PRINCE2
3 9 (12.16%) E-Commerce
4 8 (10.81%) Data Modelling
4 8 (10.81%) UML
5 7 (9.46%) Data Management
5 7 (9.46%) Use Case
6 5 (6.76%) ITIL
7 4 (5.41%) Change Management
7 4 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (5.41%) Information Security
7 4 (5.41%) Validation
7 4 (5.41%) Migration
8 3 (4.05%) Risk Management
8 3 (4.05%) Data Analysis
8 3 (4.05%) Business Analysis
8 3 (4.05%) Supplier Management
8 3 (4.05%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (4.05%) Web Development
8 3 (4.05%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (35.14%) SQL
2 17 (22.97%) RPG
3 7 (9.46%) VBA
4 6 (8.11%) COBOL
5 5 (6.76%) Java
5 5 (6.76%) RPG IV
6 3 (4.05%) PHP
7 2 (2.70%) Perl
7 2 (2.70%) Python
7 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.35%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 6 (8.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (2.70%) CISA
2 2 (2.70%) CISSP
3 1 (1.35%) Degree
3 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.35%) PMP
3 1 (1.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.46%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) Tivoli
1 2 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (2.70%) YUM
1 2 (2.70%) Puppet
1 2 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 24 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 23 (31.08%) IBM
3 21 (28.38%) Citrix
4 8 (10.81%) Oracle
4 8 (10.81%) EMC
5 4 (5.41%) VMware
6 3 (4.05%) SAP
7 2 (2.70%) JBoss
7 2 (2.70%) Sybase
7 2 (2.70%) BMC
7 2 (2.70%) NetApp
7 2 (2.70%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.70%) JD Edwards
7 2 (2.70%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.35%) Cisco