The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank 244 232 242
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +10
Contract jobs citing iSeries 2 41 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.026% 0.43% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.088% 1.32% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 15
Median daily rate £500 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
- -27.84%
iSeries
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2281 3096 3148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.43% 32.45% 31.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1243 1775 1750
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 184 179
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.64% +35.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.38 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-5.12% +16.41%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

iSeries
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing iSeries across the South East region.

iSeries Daily Rate Trend in the South East

iSeries
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing iSeries across the South East region.

iSeries Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

iSeries
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +15 1 £500 +20.48%
Berkshire +10 1 - -
iSeries
England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing iSeries also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 17 (89.47%) AS400
2 13 (68.42%) Migration
2 13 (68.42%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (36.84%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (36.84%) Data Centre
3 7 (36.84%) OS/400
4 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (31.58%) Apple iOS
4 6 (31.58%) High Availability
5 5 (26.32%) CommVault
5 5 (26.32%) IBM
6 3 (15.79%) Windows
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
7 2 (10.53%) DB2
7 2 (10.53%) SAP
7 2 (10.53%) SQL
7 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
7 2 (10.53%) Finance
8 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
8 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
8 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
8 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
8 1 (5.26%) Kimball Methodology
8 1 (5.26%) Inmon Methodology
8 1 (5.26%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (5.26%) Wealth Management

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) DB2
3 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.26%) Kalido
3 1 (5.26%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) AS400 Support
2 7 (36.84%) Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Administrator
3 6 (31.58%) Support Analyst
4 5 (26.32%) AS400 Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) AS400 Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Support Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (89.47%) AS400
2 7 (36.84%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
4 1 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (5.26%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) OS/400
2 6 (31.58%) Apple iOS
3 3 (15.79%) Windows
4 1 (5.26%) AIX
4 1 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Unix
4 1 (5.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Migration
1 13 (68.42%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (36.84%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (31.58%) High Availability
4 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.26%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (5.26%) ERP
4 1 (5.26%) Inmon Methodology
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) System Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Test Management
4 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) RPG
2 1 (5.26%) RPG IV
2 1 (5.26%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
1 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) CommVault
1 5 (26.32%) IBM
2 2 (10.53%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) Intel
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
South East
Proactive Appointments
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Proactive Appointments
Posted: Yesterday