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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM iSeries
Rank 250 230 226
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -4
Contract jobs citing iSeries 10 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.51% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 3
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£438 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £340 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £510 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.00
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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
2859 2554 2104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.75% 27.39% 25.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1512 1373 1017
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 157 180
Average hourly rate £18.95 £20.50 £23.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.56% -14.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.65 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +3.52%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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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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 -1 8 £468 +49.60% 1
Hampshire -3 2 £413 -21.42%
iSeries
England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 16 (61.54%) IBM
1 16 (61.54%) AS400
2 14 (53.85%) Linux
2 14 (53.85%) Windows
3 12 (46.15%) UNIX
4 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
5 8 (30.77%) DB2
6 7 (26.92%) Retail
7 6 (23.08%) WebSphere
7 6 (23.08%) AIX
7 6 (23.08%) RPG
7 6 (23.08%) CommVault
8 5 (19.23%) SQL
8 5 (19.23%) COBOL
8 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
8 5 (19.23%) VMware
9 4 (15.38%) Maximo
9 4 (15.38%) ITIL
9 4 (15.38%) SAP
9 4 (15.38%) .NET
9 4 (15.38%) Oracle
9 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
9 4 (15.38%) Citrix
9 4 (15.38%) zOS
9 4 (15.38%) Internet
9 4 (15.38%) Tivoli
9 4 (15.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (15.38%) SAN
9 4 (15.38%) Mainframe
10 3 (11.54%) NetIQ

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 6 (23.08%) WebSphere
2 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
2 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) SAN
1 4 (15.38%) Internet
2 3 (11.54%) APPN
2 3 (11.54%) LAN
2 3 (11.54%) WAN
2 3 (11.54%) FTP
2 3 (11.54%) HTTP
2 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
2 3 (11.54%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) DB2
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
3 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Selenium
2 2 (7.69%) TestComplete
2 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
2 2 (7.69%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (26.92%) Retail
2 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.69%) Automotive
4 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Administrator
1 6 (23.08%) Backup Administrator
2 4 (15.38%) Technical Manager
2 4 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Applications Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Test Coordinator
3 2 (7.69%) Coordinator
3 2 (7.69%) Tester
3 2 (7.69%) Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Developer Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) RPG Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Transition Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Technical Development Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Software Development Project Manager
4 1 (3.85%) UNIX Technical Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) APPC
3 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (7.69%) HTML
3 2 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (61.54%) AS400
2 4 (15.38%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Windows
1 14 (53.85%) Linux
2 12 (46.15%) UNIX
3 6 (23.08%) AIX
4 4 (15.38%) zOS
5 3 (11.54%) i5/OS
5 3 (11.54%) Windows XP
5 3 (11.54%) OS/400
5 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (3.85%) Solaris
6 1 (3.85%) Android
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) ITIL
2 3 (11.54%) Project Management
2 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.69%) Logistics
3 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
3 2 (7.69%) Release Management
3 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity
3 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 2 (7.69%) ERP
3 2 (7.69%) Analytics
3 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (7.69%) BCP
4 1 (3.85%) People Management
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile Commerce
4 1 (3.85%) Change Management
4 1 (3.85%) Regression Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Integration Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Test Management
4 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) RPG
2 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 5 (19.23%) COBOL
3 3 (11.54%) C
4 2 (7.69%) C#
4 2 (7.69%) Java
4 2 (7.69%) RPG/400
4 2 (7.69%) RPG IV
5 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) IBM Certification
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) PowerHA
2 1 (3.85%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Tivoli
1 4 (15.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (11.54%) Tivoli NetView
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (3.85%) Netcool
3 1 (3.85%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) IBM
2 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
3 6 (23.08%) CommVault
4 5 (19.23%) VMware
5 4 (15.38%) Oracle
5 4 (15.38%) SAP
5 4 (15.38%) Citrix
6 3 (11.54%) NetIQ
6 3 (11.54%) NetApp
7 2 (7.69%) HP
7 2 (7.69%) EMC
7 2 (7.69%) Google
7 2 (7.69%) Coremetrics
8 1 (3.85%) Endeca
8 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
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