The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank 24 31 29
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing iSeries 3 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.90% 1.03% 2.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.95% 3.03% 7.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £300 £275 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -42.10%
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
Berkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
76 99 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 48.10% 34.14% 37.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 44 56
Median daily rate £375 £353 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £482 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £27.25 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.95% -38.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

iSeries
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

iSeries Daily Rate Trend in Slough

iSeries
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 25 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 Slough region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 4 (80.00%) AS400
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) CommVault
2 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) SaaS
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) PMI
3 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Fintech

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) AS400 Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) AS400
2 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (20.00%) Fintech
3 1 (20.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) CommVault
2 1 (20.00%) IBM