The first 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South East region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM iSeries
Rank 236 217 233
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +16
Contract jobs citing iSeries 10 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 0.83% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Average daily rate £381 £500 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.75% +36.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £208 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £540 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -47.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -47.27%
Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2062 1561 2034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.25% 18.63% 19.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1116 731 919
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 159 198
Average hourly rate £19.50 £26.25 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +0.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £12.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.45 £40.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.96 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.30% -12.16%
iSeries
England

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -16 4 £313 - 1
Hampshire -3 3 - - 2
Surrey -10 1 £450 -10.00% 1
Home Counties - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
iSeries
England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 20 (62.50%) RPG
2 18 (56.25%) IBM
3 13 (40.63%) WebSphere
4 12 (37.50%) RPG IV
4 12 (37.50%) XML
5 11 (34.38%) SQL
5 11 (34.38%) WebSphere MQ
6 10 (31.25%) Oracle
6 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
7 8 (25.00%) AS400
7 8 (25.00%) DB2
8 6 (18.75%) Java
9 5 (15.63%) Toad
9 5 (15.63%) Workflow
9 5 (15.63%) Finance
9 5 (15.63%) DataStage
10 4 (12.50%) ERwin
10 4 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
10 4 (12.50%) SAP
10 4 (12.50%) Linux
10 4 (12.50%) Retail
10 4 (12.50%) Automated Testing
10 4 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (12.50%) Migration
10 4 (12.50%) Problem Management
10 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (12.50%) Web Application Development
10 4 (12.50%) Technical Analysis

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 13 (40.63%) WebSphere
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.13%) SAP GRC
2 1 (3.13%) JDE World
2 1 (3.13%) SAP FI
2 1 (3.13%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (3.13%) SAP CO
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) LAN
1 1 (3.13%) WLAN
1 1 (3.13%) WAN
1 1 (3.13%) SAN
1 1 (3.13%) Intranet
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.00%) DB2
3 5 (15.63%) DataStage
4 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.13%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Toad
2 4 (12.50%) ERwin
3 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (9.38%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Retail
3 3 (9.38%) Banking
4 2 (6.25%) Games
4 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) RPG Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Project Manager
4 5 (15.63%) Administrator
5 4 (12.50%) Programmer
6 3 (9.38%) Business Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Test Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Analyst Programmer
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Manager
7 2 (6.25%) AS400 Developer
8 1 (3.13%) RPG Programmer
8 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Designer
8 1 (3.13%) AS400 Administrator
8 1 (3.13%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) XML
2 11 (34.38%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (9.38%) HTML
3 3 (9.38%) .NET
4 2 (6.25%) Web Services
4 2 (6.25%) Middleware
5 1 (3.13%) Web Dynpro
5 1 (3.13%) SAP Smart Forms
5 1 (3.13%) BAPI
5 1 (3.13%) SAP XI
5 1 (3.13%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) AS400
2 1 (3.13%) Replication
2 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Solaris
3 1 (3.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) Workflow
2 4 (12.50%) Migration
2 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 4 (12.50%) Automated Testing
2 4 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (12.50%) Web Application Development
2 4 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (9.38%) Analytics
3 3 (9.38%) Scalability Testing
3 3 (9.38%) System Testing
3 3 (9.38%) Release Management
3 3 (9.38%) Supply Chain Management
3 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
3 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.38%) Mobile Commerce
3 3 (9.38%) Project Management
4 2 (6.25%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (6.25%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) RPG
2 12 (37.50%) RPG IV
3 11 (34.38%) SQL
4 6 (18.75%) Java
5 1 (3.13%) ABAP
5 1 (3.13%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) IBM
2 10 (31.25%) Oracle
3 4 (12.50%) SAP
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.38%) Endeca
4 3 (9.38%) Google
4 3 (9.38%) Coremetrics
5 2 (6.25%) Citrix
6 1 (3.13%) JD Edwards
6 1 (3.13%) VMware
6 1 (3.13%) EMC
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