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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM iSeries
Rank 375 392 377
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -15
Contract jobs citing iSeries 39 41 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 0.43% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 23
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £297 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £340 £375
% change year-on-year
+32.25% -9.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £47.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.08% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £29.00 -
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -
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
8646 9534 9309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.59% 37.76% 37.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6033 6694 6421
Average daily rate £450 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £641 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 160 233
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.13 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £43.85 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -15.76%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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
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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 +14 7 £470 -6.00% 2
iSeries
England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 60 (68.97%) AS400
2 38 (43.68%) RPG
3 26 (29.89%) Finance
3 26 (29.89%) Banking
3 26 (29.89%) RPG IV
4 17 (19.54%) SQL
5 15 (17.24%) IBM
6 14 (16.09%) Microsoft
6 14 (16.09%) Derivative
7 13 (14.94%) Investment Banking
8 12 (13.79%) Windows
9 10 (11.49%) Middleware
9 10 (11.49%) WebSphere
10 9 (10.34%) Project Management
10 9 (10.34%) UNIX
10 9 (10.34%) Java
11 8 (9.20%) Web Services
11 8 (9.20%) J2EE
11 8 (9.20%) PRINCE2
11 8 (9.20%) UML
11 8 (9.20%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (9.20%) Data Modelling
11 8 (9.20%) Clustering
11 8 (9.20%) Mentoring
12 7 (8.05%) Coaching
12 7 (8.05%) Windows 7
12 7 (8.05%) Use Case
12 7 (8.05%) SunGard GMI
12 7 (8.05%) MS Exchange
12 7 (8.05%) SunGard

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (11.49%) WebSphere
2 7 (8.05%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.45%) MQSeries
4 2 (2.30%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.30%) JBoss
4 2 (2.30%) Apache
5 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (8.05%) MS Office
2 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (8.05%) SunGard GMI
2 4 (4.60%) BPCS
3 1 (1.15%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.45%) FTP
2 2 (2.30%) SAN
2 2 (2.30%) NAS
3 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.20%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (5.75%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.30%) DB2
3 2 (2.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) PVCS
General
1 26 (29.89%) Finance
1 26 (29.89%) Banking
2 13 (14.94%) Investment Banking
3 5 (5.75%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.60%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.30%) Retail
6 1 (1.15%) Marketing
6 1 (1.15%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 35 (40.23%) Developer
2 22 (25.29%) AS400 Developer
2 22 (25.29%) Analyst
3 17 (19.54%) RPG Developer
4 8 (9.20%) Project Manager
4 8 (9.20%) Support Manager
5 6 (6.90%) Test Analyst
5 6 (6.90%) Technical Project Manager
5 6 (6.90%) Technical Support
5 6 (6.90%) Technical Manager
5 6 (6.90%) AS400 Support
5 6 (6.90%) Technical Support Manager
6 5 (5.75%) Architect
6 5 (5.75%) AS400 Operator
6 5 (5.75%) Help Desk Operator
6 5 (5.75%) COBOL Developer
6 5 (5.75%) Analyst Programmer
6 5 (5.75%) Programmer
7 4 (4.60%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.49%) Middleware
2 8 (9.20%) Web Services
2 8 (9.20%) J2EE
3 1 (1.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 60 (68.97%) AS400
2 14 (16.09%) Derivative
3 8 (9.20%) Clustering
4 5 (5.75%) Replication
4 5 (5.75%) Market Risk
4 5 (5.75%) SWIFT
5 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.30%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.15%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.79%) Windows
2 9 (10.34%) UNIX
3 7 (8.05%) Windows 7
4 4 (4.60%) Linux
5 2 (2.30%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.30%) Debian
5 2 (2.30%) CentOS
5 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (10.34%) Project Management
2 8 (9.20%) PRINCE2
2 8 (9.20%) UML
2 8 (9.20%) Data Modelling
2 8 (9.20%) Mentoring
3 7 (8.05%) Coaching
3 7 (8.05%) Use Case
4 4 (4.60%) Change Data Capture
4 4 (4.60%) ITIL
4 4 (4.60%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (4.60%) Validation
5 3 (3.45%) Migration
5 3 (3.45%) Risk Management
5 3 (3.45%) Unit Testing
5 3 (3.45%) Process Management
5 3 (3.45%) Change Management
6 2 (2.30%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.30%) Investment Management
6 2 (2.30%) Incident Management
6 2 (2.30%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (43.68%) RPG
2 26 (29.89%) RPG IV
3 17 (19.54%) SQL
4 9 (10.34%) Java
5 6 (6.90%) COBOL
6 4 (4.60%) RPG/400
7 2 (2.30%) Python
7 2 (2.30%) Perl
7 2 (2.30%) PHP
7 2 (2.30%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (2.30%) CISSP
2 2 (2.30%) CISA
3 1 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.15%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.15%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (5.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) Puppet
1 2 (2.30%) YUM
1 2 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.30%) Ansible
2 1 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (17.24%) IBM
2 14 (16.09%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.05%) SunGard
3 7 (8.05%) Citrix
3 7 (8.05%) Oracle
4 2 (2.30%) Sybase
4 2 (2.30%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.30%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.15%) Niku
5 1 (1.15%) SAP
5 1 (1.15%) Cisco
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