The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank - 96 81
Contract jobs citing iSeries 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.18% 0.080%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.69% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
+36.98% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 - £32.50
iSeries
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
635 435 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 34.29% 26.77% 30.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 240 205
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £228 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 19 25
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £10.83 £9.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £30.62
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -9.75%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing iSeries as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

iSeries
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing iSeries across the Manchester region.

iSeries Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

iSeries
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing iSeries across the Manchester region.

iSeries Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

iSeries
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Manchester region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 2 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) SAX
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) JCL
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) CGI
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Tandem
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) ISPF
2 1 (50.00%) RPG IV
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (50.00%) IFS

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) FTP
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CGI
1 1 (50.00%) ISPF
1 1 (50.00%) SAX
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (50.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JCL
1 1 (50.00%) RPG IV
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) IFS