The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM iSeries
Rank - 37 35
Contract jobs citing iSeries 0 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton - 1.98% 0.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 5.43% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 2
Average daily rate
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- £243 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -48.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £328 £358
% change year-on-year
+11.45% -8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%
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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 Southampton region.

Miscellaneous Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
83 129 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 24.78% 36.44% 25.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 94 57
Average daily rate £325 £388 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +27.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £227 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £650 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

iSeries
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

iSeries Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

iSeries
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

iSeries Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton