The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM iSeries
Wales / South Wales
Rank - - 52
Contract jobs citing iSeries 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - - 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 £344
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Wales region.

Miscellaneous Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
146 149 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 30.29% 28.82% 26.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 111 95
Median daily rate £325 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £243 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 7
Median hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.74 £18.70 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.15 £25.00 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing iSeries as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

iSeries
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing iSeries across the South Wales region.

iSeries Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

iSeries
Top 20 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Wales region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) Informatica
1 7 (100.00%) Teradata
1 7 (100.00%) PowerExchange
1 7 (100.00%) Change Data Capture
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
4 4 (57.14%) ETL
4 4 (57.14%) Data Quality
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
5 3 (42.86%) ETL Development
5 3 (42.86%) PowerCenter
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
5 3 (42.86%) Data Mapping
5 3 (42.86%) Database Tuning
6 2 (28.57%) Finance
7 1 (14.29%) C

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 7 (100.00%) PowerExchange
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
2 3 (42.86%) PowerCenter
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Consultant
2 6 (85.71%) Informatica Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Data Consultant
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Change Data Capture
2 4 (57.14%) ETL
3 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Data Mapping
3 3 (42.86%) Database Tuning
3 3 (42.86%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Informatica
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) Teradata