The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM iSeries
Rank 43 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing iSeries 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.32% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.22% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £400 £330
% change year-on-year
-17.18% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 - -
iSeries
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Miscellaneous Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
82 56 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 26.20% 24.03% 26.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 39 24
Average daily rate £375 £295 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.11% +7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £228 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £698 £413 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 6
Average hourly rate £24.50 £30.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% +79.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £15.75 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £33.25 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iSeries across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

iSeries
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton - - - -
iSeries
South West

iSeries
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 1 (100.00%) RPG
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
1 1 (100.00%) Infor
1 1 (100.00%) RPG IV

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) RPG
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) RPG IV
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Infor
Somerset
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