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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM iSeries
Rank 86 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing iSeries 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.075% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £352 £375
% change year-on-year
+34.94% -6.13%
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% -
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
351 357 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 26.41% 26.90% 25.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 212 120
Average daily rate £375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 48
Average hourly rate £17.00 £28.13 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.55% -27.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £12.63 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.83 £17.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -31.98%

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 22 September 2014. 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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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
Farnham - - - -
Sunbury-on-Thames - - - -
iSeries
South East

iSeries
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) AS400
3 1 (33.33%) Automotive
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) XSLT
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
1 2 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (66.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds