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 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank 255 246 228
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -18
Contract jobs citing iSeries 19 14 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.15% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.66% 0.47% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 8
Median daily rate £475 £431 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% +35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £331 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £419 £353
% change year-on-year
-1.55% +18.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.50
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
2882 2973 2605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.97% 31.91% 29.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1675 1580 1391
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £232 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 130 179
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -19.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

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
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 27 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
Surrey - 10 - -
West Sussex -23 3 £475 +8.57% 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 - - 1
Hampshire -3 2 £481 +24.19% 3
Berkshire -17 1 £475 +5.55%
iSeries
England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 35 (83.33%) Windows
2 33 (78.57%) VMware
3 31 (73.81%) AS400
3 31 (73.81%) Data Centre
4 30 (71.43%) Linux
5 29 (69.05%) Cisco
5 29 (69.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (66.67%) Citrix
7 27 (64.29%) Change Management
8 26 (61.90%) IBM
8 26 (61.90%) SQL
9 24 (57.14%) DB2
9 24 (57.14%) Incident Management
10 22 (52.38%) Tivoli
11 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (23.81%) Unix
12 7 (16.67%) Project Management
12 7 (16.67%) Mainframe
12 7 (16.67%) Red Hat
13 6 (14.29%) Finance
13 6 (14.29%) Windows Server
14 5 (11.90%) MPLS
14 5 (11.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 5 (11.90%) LAN
14 5 (11.90%) WAN
14 5 (11.90%) VPN
14 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
14 5 (11.90%) C
15 4 (9.52%) ITIL
15 4 (9.52%) Service 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 (2.38%) Confluence
1 1 (2.38%) IIS
1 1 (2.38%) JBoss
1 1 (2.38%) nginx
1 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) INSURE/90
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) LAN
1 5 (11.90%) MPLS
1 5 (11.90%) VPN
1 5 (11.90%) WAN
2 3 (7.14%) FTP
3 1 (2.38%) BGP
3 1 (2.38%) DNS
3 1 (2.38%) FabricPath
3 1 (2.38%) Firewall
3 1 (2.38%) IPsec
3 1 (2.38%) IPv4
3 1 (2.38%) IPv6
3 1 (2.38%) OSPF
3 1 (2.38%) TRILL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (57.14%) DB2
2 1 (2.38%) MySQL
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) ChangeMan
2 1 (2.38%) Ant
2 1 (2.38%) CruiseControl
2 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.38%) JIRA
2 1 (2.38%) Maven
2 1 (2.38%) MSBuild
2 1 (2.38%) Serena SBM
2 1 (2.38%) Subversion
2 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.38%) TestDirector
2 1 (2.38%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Back Office
2 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (47.62%) Linux Specialist
2 19 (45.24%) Citrix Specialist
2 19 (45.24%) Linux Operator
2 19 (45.24%) VMware Specialist
3 6 (14.29%) Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (9.52%) Network Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (9.52%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (9.52%) Network Manager
5 4 (9.52%) Network Project Manager
5 4 (9.52%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Developer
7 2 (4.76%) RPG Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Administrator
8 1 (2.38%) Architect
8 1 (2.38%) Consultant
8 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) ISPF
2 2 (4.76%) POSIX
3 1 (2.38%) .NET
3 1 (2.38%) LAMP
3 1 (2.38%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 31 (73.81%) AS400
1 31 (73.81%) Data Centre
2 7 (16.67%) Mainframe
3 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.52%) BYOD
4 3 (7.14%) HACMP
5 2 (4.76%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (2.38%) Fintech
6 1 (2.38%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 35 (83.33%) Windows
2 30 (71.43%) Linux
3 29 (69.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (23.81%) Unix
5 6 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (7.14%) Solaris
8 2 (4.76%) AIX
8 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.38%) OS/400
9 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (64.29%) Change Management
2 24 (57.14%) Incident Management
3 7 (16.67%) Project Management
4 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
5 4 (9.52%) ITIL
5 4 (9.52%) Project Planning
5 4 (9.52%) Service Management
5 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.38%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.38%) DevOps
6 1 (2.38%) iOS Development
6 1 (2.38%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (2.38%) Migration
6 1 (2.38%) Network Design
6 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 26 (61.90%) SQL
2 5 (11.90%) C
3 3 (7.14%) Java
3 3 (7.14%) JCL
3 3 (7.14%) REXX
3 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.76%) RPG
5 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.38%) C#
5 1 (2.38%) C++
5 1 (2.38%) Delphi
5 1 (2.38%) Lisp
5 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.38%) Python
5 1 (2.38%) RPG IV
5 1 (2.38%) RPG/400
5 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
1 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
1 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) PMBOK
2 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.52%) XenApp
2 4 (9.52%) XenDesktop
3 3 (7.14%) Time Sharing Option
3 3 (7.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (2.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (52.38%) Tivoli
2 5 (11.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (9.52%) SCCM
4 1 (2.38%) Ansible
4 1 (2.38%) Nagios
4 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.38%) Puppet
4 1 (2.38%) Scalr
Vendors
1 33 (78.57%) VMware
2 29 (69.05%) Cisco
3 28 (66.67%) Citrix
4 26 (61.90%) IBM
5 7 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.76%) Sun
7 1 (2.38%) AppDynamics
7 1 (2.38%) ATG
7 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.38%) Juniper
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle
7 1 (2.38%) Perforce
7 1 (2.38%) Rackspace
7 1 (2.38%) Remedy
7 1 (2.38%) Seapine
7 1 (2.38%) Serena
7 1 (2.38%) Splunk
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