The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank 126 135 132
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing iSeries 12 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.48% 0.031% 0.072%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.35% 0.11% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £313 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
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 - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 - £32.50
iSeries
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
889 941 795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.45% 29.39% 28.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 449 431
Median daily rate £350 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 40 22
Median hourly rate £40.00 £18.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.33% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £57.50 £42.00
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 Scotland

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

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

iSeries
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

iSeries Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

iSeries
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iSeries across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

iSeries Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

iSeries
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

iSeries Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

iSeries
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 7 - -
Glasgow +8 3 £313 -3.84%
Strathclyde - 1 £270 -
iSeries
UK

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 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 Scotland region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 10 (76.92%) IBM
2 8 (61.54%) JCL
2 8 (61.54%) Mainframe
2 8 (61.54%) FTP
2 8 (61.54%) Unix
2 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Service Delivery
2 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 8 (61.54%) ISPF
2 8 (61.54%) Tandem
2 8 (61.54%) Time Sharing Option
3 7 (53.85%) Service Management
3 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
4 6 (46.15%) Law
5 4 (30.77%) RPG
6 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (15.38%) SDLC
7 2 (15.38%) RPG IV
7 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
7 2 (15.38%) System Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Degree
7 2 (15.38%) JD Edwards
7 2 (15.38%) SQL
7 2 (15.38%) DB2
7 2 (15.38%) ITIL
7 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
7 2 (15.38%) Change Management
7 2 (15.38%) Banking
7 2 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (7.69%) Management Information System

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) DB2
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Law
3 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Technical Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (15.38%) RPG Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) JDE Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Junior
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Analyst Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior RPG Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Mainframe
1 8 (61.54%) Tandem
2 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
3 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
5 1 (7.69%) AS400
5 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Unix
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Service Delivery
2 7 (53.85%) Service Management
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) SDLC
3 2 (15.38%) System Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) ERP
4 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) JCL
2 4 (30.77%) RPG
3 2 (15.38%) RPG IV
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) IBM
2 2 (15.38%) JD Edwards
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft