The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Merseyside region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -45.45%
Miscellaneous Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
46 40 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 24.08% 19.42% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 11 19
Average daily rate £304 £244 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.71% -22.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £175 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £484 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 21
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.42 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -32.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.68 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.86 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
iSeries
North West

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iSeries across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within 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