The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing iSeries 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Merseyside region.

Miscellaneous Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
121 112 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 36.67% 28.14% 28.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 55 26
Median daily rate £400 £355 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £157 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £855 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 8
Median hourly rate £14.34 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.37% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £14.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.54 £21.50 £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -12.19%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

iSeries
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

iSeries Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside