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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM iSeries
England / South East
Rank 206 217 256
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +39
Contract jobs citing iSeries 21 29 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.33% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.90% 1.07% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 9
Median daily rate £368 £400 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.12% +77.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.11 £15.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+27.36% +25.00%

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
2341 2704 2812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.33% 31.14% 29.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1365 1595 1469
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £246 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 158 176
Median hourly rate £16.50 £43.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.62% +145.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.80 £11.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £60.62 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +6 12 £350 +27.27%
West Sussex -3 5 £379 +9.78%
Berkshire +23 3 £425 -
Hampshire +4 1 £500 +20.48%
iSeries
England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 15 (62.50%) Linux
2 15 (62.50%) AS400
3 14 (58.33%) VMware
3 14 (58.33%) Citrix
4 11 (45.83%) DB2
5 10 (41.67%) SQL
5 10 (41.67%) Finance
6 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (37.50%) XenApp
6 9 (37.50%) XenDesktop
6 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 9 (37.50%) HP
6 9 (37.50%) IBM
6 9 (37.50%) Tivoli
7 8 (33.33%) Hitachi
7 8 (33.33%) Thin Client
7 8 (33.33%) Fat Client
7 8 (33.33%) Wyse
8 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
9 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (12.50%) High Availability
9 3 (12.50%) Migration
9 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (12.50%) OS/400
9 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
9 3 (12.50%) SAP
10 2 (8.33%) ITIL
10 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
10 2 (8.33%) Unix

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 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) IBM Domino
2 1 (4.17%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.17%) QuickPlace
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (4.17%) FTP
2 1 (4.17%) LAN
2 1 (4.17%) MPLS
2 1 (4.17%) SMTP
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) Telnet
2 1 (4.17%) VPN
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) DB2
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) Kalido
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.17%) NetBeans
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Back Office
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) AS400 Support
2 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Citrix Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Domino Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) EMC Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) EMC Storage Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) IBM Storage Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Lotus Notes Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) SAN Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
1 1 (4.17%) ODBC
1 1 (4.17%) XML
1 1 (4.17%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 15 (62.50%) AS400
2 8 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 8 (33.33%) Thin Client
3 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.33%) Mainframe
5 1 (4.17%) BYOD
5 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 15 (62.50%) Linux
3 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (12.50%) OS/400
5 2 (8.33%) Unix
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
6 1 (4.17%) AIX
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
1 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (12.50%) High Availability
1 3 (12.50%) Migration
1 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (8.33%) ITIL
2 2 (8.33%) Logical Data Model
2 2 (8.33%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (4.17%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (4.17%) Invoice Processing
3 1 (4.17%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (4.17%) Planning and Forecasting
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
3 1 (4.17%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (4.17%) System Testing
3 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
3 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) C
3 1 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) LotusScript
3 1 (4.17%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.17%) PMBOK
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 9 (37.50%) XenApp
1 9 (37.50%) XenDesktop
2 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.17%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Citrix
1 14 (58.33%) VMware
2 9 (37.50%) HP
2 9 (37.50%) IBM
3 8 (33.33%) Hitachi
3 8 (33.33%) Wyse
4 3 (12.50%) SAP
5 2 (8.33%) JD Edwards
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco
6 1 (4.17%) EMC
6 1 (4.17%) Lotus
6 1 (4.17%) NetApp
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle
6 1 (4.17%) Sophos