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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM iSeries
England / London
Rank 381 392 382
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Contract jobs citing iSeries 17 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.088% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.30% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 7
Median daily rate £538 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.21% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £208 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £500 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 £344
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.11 £15.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+27.36% +25.00%

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
7000 7586 7668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.06% 36.21% 36.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4831 5229 5399
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 135 152
Median hourly rate £27.00 £22.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £13.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +22.85%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing iSeries as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the London region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -11 1 - - 1
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
iSeries
England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing iSeries also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 27 (42.19%) Linux
1 27 (42.19%) Finance
2 26 (40.63%) Unix
3 25 (39.06%) Banking
4 22 (34.38%) Windows
5 16 (25.00%) SQL
5 16 (25.00%) IBM
5 16 (25.00%) WebSphere
6 14 (21.88%) Middleware
6 14 (21.88%) Oracle
7 13 (20.31%) JBoss
7 13 (20.31%) AS400
7 13 (20.31%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (18.75%) RPG
9 11 (17.19%) Tandem
10 10 (15.63%) VMware
10 10 (15.63%) MQSeries
11 9 (14.06%) Configuration Management
11 9 (14.06%) TACACS
11 9 (14.06%) WebSphere MQ
11 9 (14.06%) RACF
11 9 (14.06%) OpenVMS
11 9 (14.06%) AIX
11 9 (14.06%) Incident Management
11 9 (14.06%) Mentoring
11 9 (14.06%) Coaching
11 9 (14.06%) Release Management
11 9 (14.06%) SIEM
12 8 (12.50%) Network Security
12 8 (12.50%) Sitecore

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 13 (20.31%) JBoss
3 10 (15.63%) MQSeries
4 8 (12.50%) WebSphere Portal
5 5 (7.81%) FileNet
5 5 (7.81%) WebLogic
5 5 (7.81%) WebLogic Portal
5 5 (7.81%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (10.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (4.69%) Misys Equation
3 1 (1.56%) BPCS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.06%) TACACS
2 8 (12.50%) Network Security
2 8 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 6 (9.38%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (6.25%) LDAP
4 4 (6.25%) WAN
5 3 (4.69%) LAN
5 3 (4.69%) MPLS
5 3 (4.69%) VPN
6 2 (3.13%) Firewall
6 2 (3.13%) FTP
7 1 (1.56%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.56%) CTI
7 1 (1.56%) DNS
7 1 (1.56%) FabricPath
7 1 (1.56%) IPsec
7 1 (1.56%) IPv4
7 1 (1.56%) IPv6
7 1 (1.56%) SAN
7 1 (1.56%) TRILL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.81%) DB2
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.56%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) PVCS
General
1 27 (42.19%) Finance
2 25 (39.06%) Banking
3 4 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.69%) Law
4 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.13%) Back Office
5 2 (3.13%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (17.19%) Analyst
2 10 (15.63%) Developer
3 8 (12.50%) Environment Manager
4 7 (10.94%) AS400 Developer
5 6 (9.38%) Administrator
5 6 (9.38%) Security Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) SOC Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) RPG Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.25%) WebSphere Specialist
8 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (4.69%) WebSphere Administrator
9 2 (3.13%) Consultant
9 2 (3.13%) IT Support
9 2 (3.13%) Mainframe Operator
9 2 (3.13%) Mainframe Support
9 2 (3.13%) Risk Officer
9 2 (3.13%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.88%) Middleware
2 9 (14.06%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (10.94%) IBM Integration Bus
4 6 (9.38%) JMS
5 4 (6.25%) J2EE
6 2 (3.13%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.31%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (20.31%) AS400
2 11 (17.19%) Tandem
3 7 (10.94%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.25%) Fixed Income
4 4 (6.25%) Mainframe
5 3 (4.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (3.13%) Clustering
6 2 (3.13%) Derivative
6 2 (3.13%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.56%) DataPower
7 1 (1.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.56%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.56%) IVR
7 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (42.19%) Linux
2 26 (40.63%) Unix
3 22 (34.38%) Windows
4 9 (14.06%) AIX
4 9 (14.06%) OpenVMS
5 2 (3.13%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.06%) Coaching
1 9 (14.06%) Configuration Management
1 9 (14.06%) Incident Management
1 9 (14.06%) Mentoring
1 9 (14.06%) Release Management
1 9 (14.06%) SIEM
2 8 (12.50%) Information Security
2 8 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 8 (12.50%) Security Operations
3 7 (10.94%) System Integration Testing
4 6 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (7.81%) Migration
6 4 (6.25%) Change Management
6 4 (6.25%) Project Management
7 3 (4.69%) SDLC
7 3 (4.69%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.13%) Internal Audit
8 2 (3.13%) IT Audit
8 2 (3.13%) System Testing
8 2 (3.13%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.00%) SQL
2 12 (18.75%) RPG
3 8 (12.50%) Perl
4 7 (10.94%) Java
4 7 (10.94%) RPG IV
5 4 (6.25%) Jython
5 4 (6.25%) RPG/400
6 2 (3.13%) JCL
7 1 (1.56%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 2 (3.13%) CISA
1 2 (3.13%) CISM
1 2 (3.13%) CISSP
1 2 (3.13%) CRISC
2 1 (1.56%) GCIH
2 1 (1.56%) GIAC
2 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) QA
1 2 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.56%) GMP
System Software
1 9 (14.06%) RACF
2 4 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.13%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (3.13%) XenApp
3 2 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (10.94%) Dollar Universe
1 7 (10.94%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (3.13%) SCCM
3 1 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (25.00%) IBM
2 14 (21.88%) Oracle
3 10 (15.63%) VMware
4 8 (12.50%) Sitecore
4 8 (12.50%) webMethods
5 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.69%) Cisco
6 3 (4.69%) Citrix
6 3 (4.69%) Misys
7 2 (3.13%) Axway
7 2 (3.13%) IBM Sterling
7 2 (3.13%) Sun
7 2 (3.13%) Sybase
8 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.56%) HP
8 1 (1.56%) Juniper
8 1 (1.56%) ServiceNow
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