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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM iSeries
Rank 241 214 179
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -35
Contract jobs citing iSeries 23 37 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.40% 0.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.78% 1.39% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 22
Average daily rate
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£378 £328 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.26% -18.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £243 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £358
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 1
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%
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
2935 2656 2338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.74% 28.87% 27.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1649 1401 1155
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 136 162
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +5.57%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iSeries across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iSeries across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

iSeries Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire +3 11 £480 +1.05% 1
West Sussex - 5 £350 -
Hampshire -17 4 £370 +52.57%
Surrey -5 1 - - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -
iSeries
England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 22 (66.67%) Linux
2 20 (60.61%) Windows
3 19 (57.58%) AS400
4 16 (48.48%) WebSphere
4 16 (48.48%) UNIX
5 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 14 (42.42%) AIX
7 13 (39.39%) Citrix
7 13 (39.39%) IBM
8 12 (36.36%) DB2
9 11 (33.33%) ITIL
9 11 (33.33%) VMware
10 10 (30.30%) Maximo
10 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
10 10 (30.30%) SAP
10 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
11 9 (27.27%) Tivoli
11 9 (27.27%) Mainframe
11 9 (27.27%) Finance
12 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (24.24%) SAN
12 8 (24.24%) .NET
13 7 (21.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 7 (21.21%) Selenium
13 7 (21.21%) Data Centre
14 6 (18.18%) zOS
14 6 (18.18%) Oracle
14 6 (18.18%) SQL
15 5 (15.15%) HTML
15 5 (15.15%) Java

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 16 (48.48%) WebSphere
2 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.03%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Maximo
2 1 (3.03%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) SAN
2 2 (6.06%) Internet
2 2 (6.06%) MPLS
2 2 (6.06%) Firewall
2 2 (6.06%) LAN
2 2 (6.06%) WAN
2 2 (6.06%) VPN
3 1 (3.03%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) DB2
2 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Selenium
2 5 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (15.15%) SoapUI
3 4 (12.12%) TestComplete
3 4 (12.12%) LoadRunner
4 3 (9.09%) JIRA
5 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.03%) ChangeMan
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Retail
3 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.06%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (6.06%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Analyst
1 7 (21.21%) Technical Manager
2 4 (12.12%) Project Manager
2 4 (12.12%) Tester
2 4 (12.12%) Test Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Solutions Designer
3 3 (9.09%) Test Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Technical Designer
3 3 (9.09%) QA Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Designer
4 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Security Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Information Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Transition Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Test Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) .NET
2 5 (15.15%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (15.15%) HTML
2 5 (15.15%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 3 (9.09%) SOAP
4 1 (3.03%) XML
4 1 (3.03%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (57.58%) AS400
2 9 (27.27%) Mainframe
3 7 (21.21%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.06%) BYOD
5 1 (3.03%) HACMP
5 1 (3.03%) LPAR
5 1 (3.03%) SWIFT
5 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (66.67%) Linux
2 20 (60.61%) Windows
3 16 (48.48%) UNIX
4 14 (42.42%) AIX
5 6 (18.18%) zOS
6 3 (9.09%) Android
6 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.03%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.03%) HPUX
8 1 (3.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) ITIL
2 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
3 5 (15.15%) Release Management
3 5 (15.15%) Analytics
4 4 (12.12%) Change Management
4 4 (12.12%) Regression Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Service Management
5 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 3 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Manual Testing
5 3 (9.09%) System Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (6.06%) Test Management
6 2 (6.06%) People Management
6 2 (6.06%) Project Planning
6 2 (6.06%) Information Security
6 2 (6.06%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.06%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) Java
3 4 (12.12%) RPG
3 4 (12.12%) C#
4 2 (6.06%) C
5 1 (3.03%) REXX
5 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.03%) JCL
5 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.03%) RPG/400
5 1 (3.03%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
2 2 (6.06%) PMBOK
2 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.06%) XenApp
1 2 (6.06%) XenDesktop
2 1 (3.03%) PowerHA
2 1 (3.03%) GPFS
2 1 (3.03%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (3.03%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) Tivoli
2 7 (21.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (15.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (6.06%) SCCM
5 1 (3.03%) EMC VPLEX
5 1 (3.03%) Netcool
5 1 (3.03%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 1 (3.03%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 13 (39.39%) Citrix
2 13 (39.39%) IBM
3 11 (33.33%) VMware
4 10 (30.30%) SAP
5 6 (18.18%) Oracle
6 5 (15.15%) Google
6 5 (15.15%) Coremetrics
7 4 (12.12%) Endeca
8 3 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (9.09%) Cisco
9 1 (3.03%) NetApp
9 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
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