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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM iSeries
Rank 393 379 386
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Contract jobs citing iSeries 15 34 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.067% 0.14% 0.055%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.38% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 8
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£450 £463 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £371 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.00
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
7806 8833 8459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.05% 37.36% 38.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5340 6209 5862
Average daily rate £475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 149 168
Average hourly rate £18.70 £21.00 £22.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -8.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.02 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.85 £41.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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
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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 7 £463 - 3
iSeries
England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 17 (47.22%) IBM
2 16 (44.44%) Banking
3 14 (38.89%) RPG
3 14 (38.89%) SQL
4 10 (27.78%) RPG IV
5 9 (25.00%) Finance
5 9 (25.00%) Replication
6 8 (22.22%) Java
7 7 (19.44%) UNIX
7 7 (19.44%) Windows
7 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
7 7 (19.44%) SunGard
7 7 (19.44%) AS400
7 7 (19.44%) Change Data Capture
7 7 (19.44%) Derivative
7 7 (19.44%) SunGard GMI
8 6 (16.67%) Oracle
9 5 (13.89%) ITIL
9 5 (13.89%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (13.89%) Investment Banking
10 4 (11.11%) WebSphere
10 4 (11.11%) MS Office
10 4 (11.11%) Project Management
10 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
10 4 (11.11%) Linux
11 3 (8.33%) AIX
11 3 (8.33%) ACCA
11 3 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
11 3 (8.33%) DB2
11 3 (8.33%) CISSP

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 4 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (19.44%) SunGard GMI
2 5 (13.89%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (5.56%) Misys Midas
3 2 (5.56%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) LAN
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) DB2
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Toad
General
1 16 (44.44%) Banking
2 9 (25.00%) Finance
3 5 (13.89%) Investment Banking
4 3 (8.33%) Retail
5 2 (5.56%) Private Banking
5 2 (5.56%) Front Office
5 2 (5.56%) Back Office
6 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Developer
2 6 (16.67%) Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) AS400 Developer
4 4 (11.11%) RPG Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Functional Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.56%) Business Continuity Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Business Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Security Manager
6 2 (5.56%) QA Tester
6 2 (5.56%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Tester
6 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Support Specialist
7 1 (2.78%) Applications Specialist
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Replication
2 7 (19.44%) AS400
2 7 (19.44%) Derivative
3 3 (8.33%) Mainframe
3 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.78%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) UNIX
1 7 (19.44%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Linux
3 3 (8.33%) AIX
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.78%) Solaris
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Change Data Capture
2 5 (13.89%) ITIL
3 4 (11.11%) Project Management
4 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.56%) Performance Management
5 2 (5.56%) Workflow
5 2 (5.56%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.56%) Regression Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.78%) ERP
6 1 (2.78%) Process Management
6 1 (2.78%) Change Management
6 1 (2.78%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.78%) Migration
6 1 (2.78%) Scrum
6 1 (2.78%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) RPG
1 14 (38.89%) SQL
2 10 (27.78%) RPG IV
3 8 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (5.56%) C
5 1 (2.78%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) ACCA
1 3 (8.33%) CISSP
1 3 (8.33%) CIMA
2 1 (2.78%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.56%) QA
3 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Nagios
1 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (47.22%) IBM
2 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) SunGard
3 6 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (5.56%) Misys
4 2 (5.56%) Cognos
5 1 (2.78%) Sybase
5 1 (2.78%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.78%) Nimsoft
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