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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing iSeries 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £419 £364
% change year-on-year
-1.55% +15.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.50
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
58 99 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 23.77% 26.19% 28.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 62 108
Median daily rate £318 £394 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £508 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 4
Median hourly rate £42.25 £20.19 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.31% +62.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.73 £55.00 £14.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -12.19%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset region citing iSeries as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset