The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM iSeries
Rank 134 118 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing iSeries 10 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.32% 0.081% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.22% 0.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £388 £330
% change year-on-year
-14.57% +17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 - -
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
820 582 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.19% 23.49% 25.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 361 335
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £222 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 43 68
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £18.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.37% -9.37%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iSeries across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

iSeries
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

iSeries Daily Rate Trend in the South West

iSeries
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing iSeries across the South West region.

iSeries Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

iSeries
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 26 January 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
Gloucestershire - - - -
Somerset - - - - 1
iSeries
England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
1 1 (9.09%) RPG/400
1 1 (9.09%) RPG IV
1 1 (9.09%) SWIFT
1 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
1 1 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (9.09%) C
1 1 (9.09%) RPG
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) DSDM
1 1 (9.09%) MQSeries
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) IBM
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
1 1 (9.09%) ERwin
1 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma
1 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
1 1 (9.09%) AS400
1 1 (9.09%) Workflow
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
1 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
1 1 (9.09%) Misys Midas
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (9.09%) MQSeries
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) ERwin
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Service Desk Technician
2 1 (9.09%) Developer
2 1 (9.09%) AS400 Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
1 1 (9.09%) AS400
1 1 (9.09%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL
1 1 (9.09%) DSDM
1 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma
1 1 (9.09%) Workflow
1 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
1 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
1 1 (9.09%) Lean Six Sigma
1 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
1 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
1 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
1 1 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
1 1 (9.09%) RPG
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) RPG/400
1 1 (9.09%) RPG IV
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) IBM
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