The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT contracts advertised for the Newport region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank - - 28
Contract jobs citing iSeries 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport - - 3.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
+36.98% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 - £32.50
iSeries
South Wales

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

Miscellaneous Category
Newport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
29 21 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 27.10% 15.79% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 18
Median daily rate £388 £400 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +13.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £300 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £72.50 £12.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+504.16% -49.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -8.43%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

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

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

iSeries
Daily Rate Trend in Newport

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

iSeries Daily Rate Trend in Newport