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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM iSeries
England / London
Rank 380 383 389
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing iSeries 25 28 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.13% 0.094%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 0.39% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 8
Median daily rate £440 £488 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.74% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £520 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +29.16%
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
6600 7252 7509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.06% 34.38% 35.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4563 5084 5218
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 £300 £288 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 119 144
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.10 £37.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £17.94
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.43%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -2 2 £325 +36.84% 1
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
iSeries
England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 33 (55.93%) Banking
2 31 (52.54%) Finance
2 31 (52.54%) Unix
3 29 (49.15%) Windows
4 23 (38.98%) SQL
5 17 (28.81%) Tandem
6 15 (25.42%) AS400
6 15 (25.42%) RPG
6 15 (25.42%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (23.73%) Linux
8 12 (20.34%) OpenVMS
8 12 (20.34%) IBM
8 12 (20.34%) TACACS
8 12 (20.34%) RACF
8 12 (20.34%) Mentoring
8 12 (20.34%) Coaching
8 12 (20.34%) SIEM
9 11 (18.64%) RPG IV
9 11 (18.64%) Security Operations
9 11 (18.64%) VMware
10 10 (16.95%) Information Security
10 10 (16.95%) Incident Management
10 10 (16.95%) TCP/IP
10 10 (16.95%) Network Security
11 9 (15.25%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (15.25%) Security Operations Centre
11 9 (15.25%) WebSphere
12 8 (13.56%) Intrusion Detection
12 8 (13.56%) Middleware
12 8 (13.56%) Problem Management

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 9 (15.25%) WebSphere
2 7 (11.86%) JBoss
3 6 (10.17%) MQSeries
3 6 (10.17%) WebSphere Portal
4 5 (8.47%) FileNet
4 5 (8.47%) WebLogic
4 5 (8.47%) WebLogic Portal
4 5 (8.47%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (5.08%) Misys Equation
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.34%) TACACS
2 10 (16.95%) Network Security
2 10 (16.95%) TCP/IP
3 8 (13.56%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (8.47%) WAN
5 4 (6.78%) FTP
5 4 (6.78%) LAN
5 4 (6.78%) LDAP
5 4 (6.78%) MPLS
5 4 (6.78%) VPN
6 3 (5.08%) Firewall
7 2 (3.39%) BGP
7 2 (3.39%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (3.39%) DNS
7 2 (3.39%) FabricPath
7 2 (3.39%) IPsec
7 2 (3.39%) IPv4
7 2 (3.39%) IPv6
7 2 (3.39%) OSPF
7 2 (3.39%) TRILL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) DB2
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
General
1 33 (55.93%) Banking
2 31 (52.54%) Finance
3 4 (6.78%) Investment Banking
3 4 (6.78%) Law
4 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.39%) Back Office
5 2 (3.39%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (25.42%) Developer
2 14 (23.73%) Analyst
3 10 (16.95%) AS400 Developer
4 8 (13.56%) Security Analyst
4 8 (13.56%) SOC Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) RPG Developer
6 4 (6.78%) WebSphere Specialist
7 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Administrator
8 2 (3.39%) Consultant
8 2 (3.39%) Data Architect
8 2 (3.39%) Network Architect
8 2 (3.39%) Network Designer
8 2 (3.39%) Operations Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Programmer
8 2 (3.39%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.56%) Middleware
2 5 (8.47%) IBM Integration Bus
3 4 (6.78%) ISPF
3 4 (6.78%) J2EE
4 2 (3.39%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.81%) Tandem
2 15 (25.42%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (25.42%) AS400
3 9 (15.25%) Security Operations Centre
4 6 (10.17%) Data Centre
4 6 (10.17%) Mainframe
5 5 (8.47%) SWIFT
6 4 (6.78%) Fixed Income
7 3 (5.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (3.39%) Clustering
8 2 (3.39%) Derivative
8 2 (3.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.69%) DataPower
9 1 (1.69%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 31 (52.54%) Unix
2 29 (49.15%) Windows
3 14 (23.73%) Linux
4 12 (20.34%) OpenVMS
5 5 (8.47%) zOS
6 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.34%) Coaching
1 12 (20.34%) Mentoring
1 12 (20.34%) SIEM
2 11 (18.64%) Security Operations
3 10 (16.95%) Incident Management
3 10 (16.95%) Information Security
4 9 (15.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (13.56%) Problem Management
6 6 (10.17%) Migration
7 5 (8.47%) SDLC
7 5 (8.47%) Service Delivery
8 4 (6.78%) B2B
8 4 (6.78%) Change Management
8 4 (6.78%) Service Management
9 3 (5.08%) Project Management
9 3 (5.08%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.39%) Network Architecture
10 2 (3.39%) Release Management
10 2 (3.39%) System Testing
10 2 (3.39%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.98%) SQL
2 15 (25.42%) RPG
3 11 (18.64%) RPG IV
4 6 (10.17%) Java
4 6 (10.17%) Perl
5 4 (6.78%) JCL
5 4 (6.78%) Jython
5 4 (6.78%) RPG/400
6 2 (3.39%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) CISA
1 2 (3.39%) CISM
1 2 (3.39%) CISSP
1 2 (3.39%) CRISC
1 2 (3.39%) GCIH
1 2 (3.39%) GIAC
2 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.69%) SEPA
System Software
1 12 (20.34%) RACF
2 4 (6.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.78%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (3.39%) XenApp
3 2 (3.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) Dollar Universe
1 7 (11.86%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (3.39%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.39%) SCCM
3 1 (1.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (20.34%) IBM
2 11 (18.64%) VMware
3 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.86%) Oracle
4 4 (6.78%) Axway
4 4 (6.78%) Cisco
4 4 (6.78%) IBM Sterling
5 3 (5.08%) Citrix
5 3 (5.08%) Misys
6 2 (3.39%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.39%) HP
6 2 (3.39%) Juniper
6 2 (3.39%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.39%) Sun
6 2 (3.39%) Sybase
7 1 (1.69%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.69%) webMethods
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