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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM iSeries
Rank 368 386 384
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -2
Contract jobs citing iSeries 49 27 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.11% 0.091%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.68% 0.34% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 9 20
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£438 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £440 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £358 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £29.00 -
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -
Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7194 7905 8190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.62% 32.57% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4832 5441 5518
Average daily rate £450 £460 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 174 209
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -20.32%
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 29 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 29 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 6 £425 -10.52% 1
Surbiton - - - -
iSeries
England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 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 53 (65.43%) AS400
2 29 (35.80%) Finance
3 26 (32.10%) SQL
4 24 (29.63%) Microsoft
5 23 (28.40%) RPG
6 21 (25.93%) IBM
7 20 (24.69%) Windows
8 19 (23.46%) Citrix
9 18 (22.22%) Middleware
10 17 (20.99%) Banking
11 16 (19.75%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (17.28%) Project Management
13 12 (14.81%) Linux
14 11 (13.58%) PRINCE2
14 11 (13.58%) SQL Server
14 11 (13.58%) RPG IV
15 10 (12.35%) WebSphere
15 10 (12.35%) Solaris
15 10 (12.35%) MS Excel
16 9 (11.11%) Mainframe
16 9 (11.11%) E-Commerce
17 8 (9.88%) MS Exchange
17 8 (9.88%) Data Modelling
17 8 (9.88%) EMC
17 8 (9.88%) zOS
17 8 (9.88%) Intranet
17 8 (9.88%) Internet
17 8 (9.88%) UML
17 8 (9.88%) UNIX
17 8 (9.88%) Web Services

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (12.35%) WebSphere
2 8 (9.88%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.70%) MQSeries
4 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.47%) Apache
4 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.47%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (12.35%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.41%) MS Visio
2 6 (7.41%) MS Office
3 2 (2.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.94%) BPCS
2 3 (3.70%) Misys Midas
3 1 (1.23%) Magento
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.88%) Intranet
1 8 (9.88%) Internet
2 6 (7.41%) SAN
3 3 (3.70%) FTP
4 2 (2.47%) Firewall
4 2 (2.47%) NAS
5 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.75%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (13.58%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.47%) MySQL
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Synon
2 2 (2.47%) PVCS
General
1 29 (35.80%) Finance
2 17 (20.99%) Banking
3 8 (9.88%) Investment Banking
4 5 (6.17%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.70%) Advertising
6 2 (2.47%) Marketing
6 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (37.04%) Analyst
2 17 (20.99%) Developer
3 11 (13.58%) Project Manager
4 10 (12.35%) Architect
5 8 (9.88%) RPG Developer
5 8 (9.88%) AS400 Developer
6 7 (8.64%) Analyst Programmer
6 7 (8.64%) Programmer
6 7 (8.64%) Support Analyst
6 7 (8.64%) Technical Support
7 6 (7.41%) Technical Project Manager
7 6 (7.41%) Test Analyst
7 6 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (7.41%) Technical Support Manager
7 6 (7.41%) Technical Manager
7 6 (7.41%) Support Manager
7 6 (7.41%) AS400 Support
8 5 (6.17%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (6.17%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (6.17%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (22.22%) Middleware
2 8 (9.88%) J2EE
2 8 (9.88%) Web Services
3 2 (2.47%) Synon Analyst Programmer
3 2 (2.47%) .NET
4 1 (1.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 53 (65.43%) AS400
2 9 (11.11%) Mainframe
3 8 (9.88%) Clustering
3 8 (9.88%) Enterprise Storage
4 7 (8.64%) Derivative
4 7 (8.64%) Reference Data
5 5 (6.17%) Market Risk
6 3 (3.70%) Replication
7 2 (2.47%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.23%) LPAR
8 1 (1.23%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.23%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 20 (24.69%) Windows
2 12 (14.81%) Linux
3 10 (12.35%) Solaris
4 8 (9.88%) UNIX
4 8 (9.88%) zOS
5 7 (8.64%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.47%) Debian
6 2 (2.47%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.47%) CentOS
6 2 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.23%) AIX
7 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.28%) Project Management
2 11 (13.58%) PRINCE2
3 9 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 8 (9.88%) Data Modelling
4 8 (9.88%) UML
5 7 (8.64%) Data Management
5 7 (8.64%) Use Case
6 5 (6.17%) Migration
7 4 (4.94%) Data Analysis
7 4 (4.94%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (4.94%) ITIL
7 4 (4.94%) Change Management
7 4 (4.94%) Validation
8 3 (3.70%) Process Management
8 3 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.70%) Risk Management
8 3 (3.70%) Web Development
8 3 (3.70%) Information Security
8 3 (3.70%) Unit Testing
9 2 (2.47%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.10%) SQL
2 23 (28.40%) RPG
3 11 (13.58%) RPG IV
4 7 (8.64%) VBA
5 6 (7.41%) COBOL
6 5 (6.17%) Java
7 4 (4.94%) RPG/400
8 3 (3.70%) PHP
9 2 (2.47%) Perl
9 2 (2.47%) Python
9 2 (2.47%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (2.47%) CISSP
2 2 (2.47%) CISA
3 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.23%) ISEB
3 1 (1.23%) PMP
3 1 (1.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.64%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) YUM
1 2 (2.47%) Puppet
1 2 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.47%) Ansible
2 1 (1.23%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 21 (25.93%) IBM
3 19 (23.46%) Citrix
4 8 (9.88%) EMC
5 7 (8.64%) Oracle
6 3 (3.70%) SAP
6 3 (3.70%) VMware
7 2 (2.47%) SaltStack
7 2 (2.47%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.47%) JD Edwards
7 2 (2.47%) JBoss
7 2 (2.47%) Sybase
8 1 (1.23%) Cisco
8 1 (1.23%) BMC
8 1 (1.23%) NetApp
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