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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank 398 420 389
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -31
Contract jobs citing iSeries 24 14 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.062% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.17% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 10
Median daily rate £475 £475 £523
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £200 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £525 £655
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £394
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
- -56.96%
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
7744 8347 8557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.07% 37.00% 36.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5377 5794 6085
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 143 197
Median hourly rate £20.12 £22.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.57% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +15.72%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -10 1 £475 +8.57% 3
iSeries
England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 29 (44.62%) Linux
2 26 (40.00%) Finance
3 23 (35.38%) Banking
4 21 (32.31%) Unix
5 17 (26.15%) Windows
5 17 (26.15%) Oracle
5 17 (26.15%) WebSphere
6 16 (24.62%) RPG
6 16 (24.62%) IBM
6 16 (24.62%) Middleware
7 15 (23.08%) AS400
8 13 (20.00%) JBoss
9 12 (18.46%) SQL
10 11 (16.92%) AIX
11 10 (15.38%) MQSeries
11 10 (15.38%) Perl
11 10 (15.38%) Configuration Management
11 10 (15.38%) Release Management
12 9 (13.85%) Sitecore
12 9 (13.85%) WebSphere Portal
12 9 (13.85%) RPG IV
12 9 (13.85%) webMethods
12 9 (13.85%) WebSphere MQ
12 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
12 9 (13.85%) VMware
13 8 (12.31%) Incident Management
13 8 (12.31%) Java
13 8 (12.31%) MS Visio
13 8 (12.31%) IBM Integration Bus
13 8 (12.31%) 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 17 (26.15%) WebSphere
2 13 (20.00%) JBoss
3 10 (15.38%) MQSeries
4 9 (13.85%) WebSphere Portal
5 6 (9.23%) FileNet
5 6 (9.23%) WebLogic
5 6 (9.23%) WebLogic Portal
5 6 (9.23%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.54%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.54%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (12.31%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (4.62%) Misys Equation
3 1 (1.54%) BPCS
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.54%) SunGard GMI
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) LDAP
2 3 (4.62%) FTP
2 3 (4.62%) WAN
3 2 (3.08%) LAN
3 2 (3.08%) MPLS
3 2 (3.08%) Network Security
3 2 (3.08%) TACACS
3 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.08%) VPN
4 1 (1.54%) CTI
4 1 (1.54%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.54%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.23%) DB2
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.54%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.54%) Big Data
3 1 (1.54%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.54%) QlikView
3 1 (1.54%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) PVCS
General
1 26 (40.00%) Finance
2 23 (35.38%) Banking
3 5 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.62%) Back Office
5 2 (3.08%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.54%) Law
6 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.54%) Retail
6 1 (1.54%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (20.00%) Developer
2 9 (13.85%) Environment Manager
3 8 (12.31%) AS400 Developer
4 6 (9.23%) Administrator
4 6 (9.23%) Analyst
4 6 (9.23%) RPG Developer
5 5 (7.69%) WebSphere Specialist
6 3 (4.62%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.62%) WebSphere Administrator
7 2 (3.08%) Consultant
7 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (3.08%) IT Support
7 2 (3.08%) JDE Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Mainframe Operator
7 2 (3.08%) Mainframe Support
7 2 (3.08%) Migration Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) Risk Officer
7 2 (3.08%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.62%) Middleware
2 9 (13.85%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (12.31%) IBM Integration Bus
4 6 (9.23%) JMS
5 5 (7.69%) J2EE
6 2 (3.08%) ISPF
7 1 (1.54%) Apache Tez
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.08%) AS400
2 7 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.15%) Fixed Income
3 4 (6.15%) Mainframe
3 4 (6.15%) Tandem
4 3 (4.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.08%) Clustering
5 2 (3.08%) Derivative
5 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.08%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.54%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.54%) DataPower
6 1 (1.54%) FMCG
6 1 (1.54%) IVR
6 1 (1.54%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 29 (44.62%) Linux
2 21 (32.31%) Unix
3 17 (26.15%) Windows
4 11 (16.92%) AIX
5 3 (4.62%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.08%) OpenVMS
6 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.08%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.38%) Configuration Management
1 10 (15.38%) Release Management
2 8 (12.31%) Incident Management
2 8 (12.31%) Problem Management
3 7 (10.77%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (6.15%) Change Management
5 3 (4.62%) Information Security
5 3 (4.62%) Migration
5 3 (4.62%) Project Management
5 3 (4.62%) SDLC
5 3 (4.62%) Unit Testing
6 2 (3.08%) Coaching
6 2 (3.08%) Internal Audit
6 2 (3.08%) IT Audit
6 2 (3.08%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.08%) Regulatory Compliance
6 2 (3.08%) SIEM
6 2 (3.08%) System Testing
6 2 (3.08%) Target Operating Model
6 2 (3.08%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (24.62%) RPG
2 12 (18.46%) SQL
3 10 (15.38%) Perl
4 9 (13.85%) RPG IV
5 8 (12.31%) Java
6 5 (7.69%) Jython
7 4 (6.15%) RPG/400
8 2 (3.08%) JCL
8 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.54%) C
9 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) CISA
1 2 (3.08%) CISM
1 2 (3.08%) CISSP
1 2 (3.08%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.54%) GMP
3 1 (1.54%) MiFID
System Software
1 6 (9.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.08%) RACF
2 2 (3.08%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (3.08%) XenApp
2 2 (3.08%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.54%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 8 (12.31%) ITRS Geneos
2 7 (10.77%) Dollar Universe
3 2 (3.08%) SCCM
4 1 (1.54%) Control-M
4 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (26.15%) Oracle
2 16 (24.62%) IBM
3 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
3 9 (13.85%) Sitecore
3 9 (13.85%) VMware
3 9 (13.85%) webMethods
4 3 (4.62%) Citrix
4 3 (4.62%) Misys
4 3 (4.62%) Sun
4 3 (4.62%) Sybase
5 2 (3.08%) Axway
5 2 (3.08%) Cisco
5 2 (3.08%) IBM Sterling
5 2 (3.08%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.54%) Calypso
6 1 (1.54%) Cognos
6 1 (1.54%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.54%) Platfora
6 1 (1.54%) SmartStream
6 1 (1.54%) SunGard
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