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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank 29 34 28
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing iSeries 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.40% 0.32% 1.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.32% 1.20% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate £425 £488 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +5.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £295 £394
% change year-on-year
+35.59% -25.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
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 83 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 30.28% 26.60% 32.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 50 46
Average daily rate £390 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.40 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% -47.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £14.32 £40.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.00 £30.48 £45.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 24 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Retail Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Fintech
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) PMI
2 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) BCP
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Banking Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Delivery Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Fintech
1 1 (50.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) BCP
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) VMware