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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank 34 - 45
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing iSeries 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.87% - 0.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.39% - 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £315 - £320
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 - £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 - £328
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £356 £425
% change year-on-year
+13.68% -16.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 - £32.50
iSeries
Hampshire

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
59 101 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 25.65% 27.01% 37.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 66 108
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
Median hourly rate £20.00 £14.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.35% -28.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.88 £9.67 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £55.60 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £19.29 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+15.34% -1.07%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing iSeries as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 Southampton region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) IPv4
2 1 (33.33%) IPv6
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Lisp
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) AS400
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) OS/400
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) BGP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) FabricPath
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) IPsec
1 1 (33.33%) IPv4
1 1 (33.33%) IPv6
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) OSPF
1 1 (33.33%) TRILL
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) AS400
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Lisp
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) VMware