The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 26 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing iSeries 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.53% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.08% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £413 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £419 £353
% change year-on-year
-1.55% +18.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.50
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 Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
48 37 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 25.40% 23.27% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 12 12
Median daily rate £475 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £321 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -14.63%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

iSeries
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

iSeries Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

iSeries
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

iSeries Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

iSeries
Top 2 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Midlands region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 1 (100.00%) AS400
1 1 (100.00%) WMI

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) WMI