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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank 24 34 30
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing iSeries 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.55% 0.69% 0.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.35% 1.94% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £425 £488 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £401 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.42% +0.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
74 103 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 40.44% 35.52% 31.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 56 42
Median daily rate £378 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £600 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 6
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.22 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.79% -13.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.74 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £35.50 £24.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%

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 14 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 4 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 Slough region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) PMI
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) AS400
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
1 1 (50.00%) 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 (50.00%) SaaS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) AS400
1 1 (50.00%) Fintech
1 1 (50.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification