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 29 September 2016 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank 402 425 408
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -17
Contract jobs citing iSeries 41 14 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.060% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.50% 0.16% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 5
Median daily rate £350 £456 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.28% +14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £370 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £540 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £350 £475
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Median hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +113.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-52.94% +30.76%
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
8226 8738 9231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.04% 37.35% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5782 6031 6304
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +7.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 162 212
Median hourly rate £17.25 £19.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.65% +3.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £44.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.88%

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 29 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the London region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +13 4 £488 +2.63%
iSeries
England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 25 (40.32%) Linux
2 22 (35.48%) Finance
3 19 (30.65%) AS400
4 17 (27.42%) Oracle
4 17 (27.42%) IBM
4 17 (27.42%) WebSphere
5 15 (24.19%) Unix
6 14 (22.58%) Middleware
7 13 (20.97%) Banking
7 13 (20.97%) AIX
7 13 (20.97%) RPG
8 11 (17.74%) Windows
8 11 (17.74%) MQSeries
9 10 (16.13%) JBoss
9 10 (16.13%) SQL
9 10 (16.13%) DB2
9 10 (16.13%) Configuration Management
9 10 (16.13%) Release Management
10 9 (14.52%) Sitecore
10 9 (14.52%) webMethods
10 9 (14.52%) Perl
10 9 (14.52%) WebSphere MQ
11 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
11 8 (12.90%) VMware
11 8 (12.90%) WebSphere Portal
11 8 (12.90%) System Integration Testing
12 7 (11.29%) RPG IV
12 7 (11.29%) IBM Integration Bus
12 7 (11.29%) Java
12 7 (11.29%) MS Visio

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 17 (27.42%) WebSphere
2 11 (17.74%) MQSeries
3 10 (16.13%) JBoss
4 8 (12.90%) WebSphere Portal
5 6 (9.68%) FileNet
5 6 (9.68%) WebLogic
5 6 (9.68%) WebLogic Portal
5 6 (9.68%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.61%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.61%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.61%) IBM Transformation Extender
6 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (11.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.61%) BPCS
2 1 (1.61%) Infor M3
2 1 (1.61%) Movex
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.61%) SunGard GMI
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) LDAP
2 4 (6.45%) LAN
2 4 (6.45%) WAN
3 3 (4.84%) MPLS
3 3 (4.84%) VPN
4 2 (3.23%) CTI
4 2 (3.23%) FTP
4 2 (3.23%) SAN
5 1 (1.61%) BGP
5 1 (1.61%) DNS
5 1 (1.61%) FabricPath
5 1 (1.61%) Firewall
5 1 (1.61%) IPsec
5 1 (1.61%) IPv4
5 1 (1.61%) IPv6
5 1 (1.61%) OSPF
5 1 (1.61%) SSL
5 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.61%) TRILL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.13%) DB2
2 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.84%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (1.61%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.61%) Big Data
4 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.61%) QlikView
4 1 (1.61%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) PVCS
General
1 22 (35.48%) Finance
2 13 (20.97%) Banking
3 4 (6.45%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.23%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.61%) Back Office
5 1 (1.61%) Retail
5 1 (1.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (14.52%) Environment Manager
1 9 (14.52%) Project Manager
2 8 (12.90%) Analyst
3 7 (11.29%) Developer
4 5 (8.06%) Administrator
4 5 (8.06%) AS400 Developer
4 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 5 (8.06%) WebSphere Specialist
5 3 (4.84%) Consultant
5 3 (4.84%) Environment Analyst
5 3 (4.84%) RPG Developer
5 3 (4.84%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (3.23%) AS400 Programmer
6 2 (3.23%) Environment Support Analyst
6 2 (3.23%) JDE Developer
6 2 (3.23%) Programmer
6 2 (3.23%) Risk Officer
6 2 (3.23%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (3.23%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.58%) Middleware
2 9 (14.52%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (11.29%) IBM Integration Bus
4 6 (9.68%) JMS
5 5 (8.06%) J2EE
6 1 (1.61%) Apache Tez
6 1 (1.61%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.65%) AS400
2 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.84%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.23%) DataPower
4 2 (3.23%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.23%) FMCG
4 2 (3.23%) IVR
4 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.23%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.61%) Clustering
5 1 (1.61%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.61%) LPAR
5 1 (1.61%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (40.32%) Linux
2 15 (24.19%) Unix
3 13 (20.97%) AIX
4 11 (17.74%) Windows
5 3 (4.84%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.61%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.13%) Configuration Management
1 10 (16.13%) Release Management
2 8 (12.90%) System Integration Testing
3 5 (8.06%) Problem Management
3 5 (8.06%) Project Management
4 4 (6.45%) Change Management
4 4 (6.45%) ERP
4 4 (6.45%) ETL
4 4 (6.45%) Incident Management
4 4 (6.45%) ITIL
4 4 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (4.84%) Migration
5 3 (4.84%) SDLC
5 3 (4.84%) SOA
5 3 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.23%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (3.23%) Internal Audit
6 2 (3.23%) IT Audit
6 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.23%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.97%) RPG
2 10 (16.13%) SQL
3 9 (14.52%) Perl
4 7 (11.29%) Java
4 7 (11.29%) RPG IV
5 5 (8.06%) Jython
6 3 (4.84%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.84%) RPG/400
7 1 (1.61%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.61%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (1.61%) C
7 1 (1.61%) C#
7 1 (1.61%) Lisp
7 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.23%) CISA
1 2 (3.23%) CISM
1 2 (3.23%) CISSP
1 2 (3.23%) CRISC
2 1 (1.61%) IBM Certification
2 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.61%) GMP
3 1 (1.61%) GxP
3 1 (1.61%) MiFID
3 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.23%) XenApp
2 2 (3.23%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.61%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.61%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) ITRS Geneos
2 4 (6.45%) Dollar Universe
3 2 (3.23%) SCCM
4 1 (1.61%) Control-M
4 1 (1.61%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (27.42%) IBM
1 17 (27.42%) Oracle
2 9 (14.52%) Sitecore
2 9 (14.52%) webMethods
3 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.90%) VMware
4 4 (6.45%) Citrix
5 3 (4.84%) Cisco
5 3 (4.84%) JD Edwards
5 3 (4.84%) Sybase
6 2 (3.23%) HP
6 2 (3.23%) Sun
7 1 (1.61%) Calypso
7 1 (1.61%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.61%) Cognos
7 1 (1.61%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.61%) Platfora
7 1 (1.61%) SAP
7 1 (1.61%) SmartStream
7 1 (1.61%) SunGard