The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Slough region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM iSeries
Rank 29 33 29
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing iSeries 2 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.80% 2.52% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.77% 14.89% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -45.45%
Miscellaneous Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
53 47 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 21.29% 16.91% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 26
Average daily rate £285 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £194 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £401 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.75 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.86% +21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
iSeries
Berkshire

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iSeries across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough region citing iSeries also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited iSeries.

1 9 (100.00%) RPG
2 7 (77.78%) WebSphere
2 7 (77.78%) RPG IV
3 6 (66.67%) Oracle
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (66.67%) IBM
4 5 (55.56%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (55.56%) XML
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (44.44%) Problem Management
5 4 (44.44%) Workflow
5 4 (44.44%) Finance
5 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
5 4 (44.44%) DB2
5 4 (44.44%) ERwin
5 4 (44.44%) DataStage
5 4 (44.44%) Toad
5 4 (44.44%) Web Application Development
5 4 (44.44%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (33.33%) AS400
7 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
7 2 (22.22%) Banking
7 2 (22.22%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
7 2 (22.22%) Migration
7 2 (22.22%) Java
7 2 (22.22%) Degree
7 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (22.22%) SAP
7 2 (22.22%) CRM

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough region citing iSeries also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited iSeries. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (77.78%) WebSphere
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Workflow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) DB2
2 4 (44.44%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) ERwin
1 4 (44.44%) Toad
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) RPG Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) AS400 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) WebSphere MQ
1 5 (55.56%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Problem Management
1 4 (44.44%) Workflow
1 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
1 4 (44.44%) Web Application Development
1 4 (44.44%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) RPG
2 7 (77.78%) RPG IV
3 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
1 6 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) SAP