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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank 239 239 224
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Contract jobs citing iSeries 12 29 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.29% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 0.94% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 21
Median daily rate £280 £363 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.75% -23.68%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £350 £475
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-52.94% +30.76%
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
2560 3080 2780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.75% 31.20% 30.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1467 1758 1504
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 £220 £235 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 176 163
Median hourly rate £24.50 £21.15 £18.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.86% +13.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.26 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%

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 24 September 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
Berkshire +18 11 - - 2
Hampshire +10 1 £280 -22.75%
iSeries
England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 26 (83.87%) AS400
2 17 (54.84%) Data Centre
3 13 (41.94%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (41.94%) Migration
3 13 (41.94%) Windows
4 11 (35.48%) IBM
5 10 (32.26%) VMware
5 10 (32.26%) Cisco
6 9 (29.03%) Change Management
6 9 (29.03%) Citrix
6 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (25.81%) Linux
7 8 (25.81%) SQL
8 7 (22.58%) DB2
8 7 (22.58%) OS/400
8 7 (22.58%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (22.58%) Incident Management
8 7 (22.58%) Apple iOS
8 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (19.35%) High Availability
9 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (19.35%) Mainframe
10 5 (16.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 5 (16.13%) Finance
10 5 (16.13%) CommVault
10 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
10 5 (16.13%) Tivoli
10 5 (16.13%) Unix
10 5 (16.13%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (9.68%) Time Sharing Option

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) FTP
1 3 (9.68%) LAN
1 3 (9.68%) MPLS
1 3 (9.68%) VPN
1 3 (9.68%) WAN
2 1 (3.23%) BGP
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) FabricPath
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) IPsec
2 1 (3.23%) IPv4
2 1 (3.23%) IPv6
2 1 (3.23%) OSPF
2 1 (3.23%) TRILL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) DB2
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) ChangeMan
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.45%) Back Office
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Analyst
2 8 (25.81%) AS400 Support
3 6 (19.35%) Administrator
3 6 (19.35%) Support Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) AS400 Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Citrix Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Linux Operator
5 2 (6.45%) Linux Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Network Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Network Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Network Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) VMware Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) ISPF
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (83.87%) AS400
2 17 (54.84%) Data Centre
3 6 (19.35%) Mainframe
4 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (9.68%) HACMP
5 2 (6.45%) BYOD
6 1 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (3.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (3.23%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (25.81%) Linux
4 7 (22.58%) Apple iOS
4 7 (22.58%) OS/400
5 5 (16.13%) Unix
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Migration
1 13 (41.94%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (29.03%) Change Management
3 7 (22.58%) Incident Management
3 7 (22.58%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (19.35%) High Availability
5 2 (6.45%) ITIL
5 2 (6.45%) Planning and Forecasting
5 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.45%) Project Management
5 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
5 2 (6.45%) Regulatory Compliance
5 2 (6.45%) Service Management
5 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (3.23%) iOS Development
6 1 (3.23%) Network Design
6 1 (3.23%) Test Management
6 1 (3.23%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.23%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) JCL
2 3 (9.68%) REXX
2 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.45%) C
3 2 (6.45%) RPG
4 1 (3.23%) Java
4 1 (3.23%) Lisp
4 1 (3.23%) RPG IV
4 1 (3.23%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) PMBOK
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (16.13%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (9.68%) Time Sharing Option
3 3 (9.68%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (6.45%) XenApp
4 2 (6.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Tivoli
1 5 (16.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (6.45%) SCCM
3 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) IBM
2 10 (32.26%) Cisco
2 10 (32.26%) VMware
3 9 (29.03%) Citrix
4 5 (16.13%) CommVault
4 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Intel
5 1 (3.23%) Juniper
5 1 (3.23%) SAP