The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank 79 86 90
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Contract jobs citing iSeries 19 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.57% 0.57% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.28% 1.88% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
Average daily rate £275 £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -30.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £363 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+25.38% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
iSeries
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Miscellaneous Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
444 426 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 36.66% 30.52% 30.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 219 205
Average daily rate £425 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £243 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 18 22
Average hourly rate £46.50 £18.21 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+155.35% -1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £17.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £55.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

iSeries
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

iSeries Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

iSeries
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

iSeries Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

iSeries
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Redhill - 15 - -
Epsom - 1 £225 -
iSeries
South East

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 37 (97.37%) Windows
2 36 (94.74%) VMware
3 35 (92.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (86.84%) AS400
4 33 (86.84%) Linux
5 32 (84.21%) SQL
5 32 (84.21%) Cisco
5 32 (84.21%) Citrix
5 32 (84.21%) Data Centre
6 31 (81.58%) IBM
6 31 (81.58%) Tivoli
6 31 (81.58%) DB2
6 31 (81.58%) Change Management
6 31 (81.58%) Incident Management
7 6 (15.79%) Windows Server
8 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
8 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (10.53%) OS/400
9 2 (5.26%) Finance
10 1 (2.63%) INSURE/90
10 1 (2.63%) SLA
10 1 (2.63%) Java
10 1 (2.63%) RPG
10 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (2.63%) Remedy
10 1 (2.63%) TestDirector
10 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.63%) RPG/400
10 1 (2.63%) RPG IV

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) INSURE/90
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (81.58%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (81.58%) Linux Specialist
2 30 (78.95%) Linux Operator
3 14 (36.84%) Citrix Specialist
3 14 (36.84%) VMware Specialist
4 6 (15.79%) Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (2.63%) AS400 Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Computer Operator
6 1 (2.63%) Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) IT Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) IT Operations Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) RPG Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 33 (86.84%) AS400
2 32 (84.21%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 37 (97.37%) Windows
2 35 (92.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (86.84%) Linux
4 6 (15.79%) Windows Server
5 4 (10.53%) OS/400
5 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (81.58%) Change Management
1 31 (81.58%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (84.21%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) Java
2 1 (2.63%) RPG
2 1 (2.63%) RPG IV
2 1 (2.63%) RPG/400
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
Systems Management
1 31 (81.58%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 36 (94.74%) VMware
2 32 (84.21%) Cisco
2 32 (84.21%) Citrix
3 31 (81.58%) IBM
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.63%) Remedy