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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank 22 32 29
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Contract jobs citing iSeries 5 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.03% 0.35% 2.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.20% 1.06% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £300 - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £356 £425
% change year-on-year
+13.68% -16.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 - £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
61 94 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 36.97% 33.22% 36.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 43 61
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £493 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £16.06 £27.25 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.05% -1.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.14 £37.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +5.26%

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 15 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 5 (100.00%) CommVault
1 5 (100.00%) AS400
1 5 (100.00%) Migration
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 5 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing

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:

General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Administrator
1 4 (80.00%) AS400 Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) AS400 Support
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Support Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) AS400
1 5 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Migration
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) CommVault
2 3 (60.00%) IBM