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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM iSeries
Rank 36 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing iSeries 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.32% 0.80% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.20% 2.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£488 £463 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £390 £330
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 - £14.50
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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
83 74 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 26.95% 29.72% 20.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 47 30
Average daily rate £400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £199 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Average hourly rate £17.22 £34.25 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.72% +168.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%

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 3 March 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) IBM
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) RPG
2 3 (60.00%) AS400
2 3 (60.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (60.00%) RPG/400
2 3 (60.00%) RPG IV
3 2 (40.00%) SWIFT
3 2 (40.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (40.00%) Misys Midas
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) ERwin
3 2 (40.00%) DB2
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) DSDM
3 2 (40.00%) MQSeries
3 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) Six Sigma
3 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (20.00%) Middleware
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (20.00%) C

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) DB2
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) ERwin
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) AS400 Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior AS400 Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Development Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Development Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Development Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Software Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) AS400
2 2 (40.00%) SWIFT
2 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) DSDM
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Six Sigma
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) RPG/400
2 3 (60.00%) RPG IV
2 3 (60.00%) RPG
3 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle