The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM iSeries
Rank 461 485 499
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +14
Contract jobs citing iSeries 123 78 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.93% 0.58% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 26 45
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£425 £438 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £481 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £401 £369
% change year-on-year
-17.60% +8.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £23.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.78% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £23.25 -
% change year-on-year
+39.78% -
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13288 13459 13997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.20% 26.88% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8110 8116 8093
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 526 605 717
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.42 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -20.00%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend

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

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

iSeries
Daily Rate Trend

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

iSeries Daily Rate Trend in the UK

iSeries
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iSeries within the UK over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

iSeries Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

iSeries
Hourly Rate Trend

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

iSeries Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

iSeries
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iSeries within the UK over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

iSeries Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

iSeries
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the UK over the 3 months to 10 July 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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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
England +16 109 £425 -2.85% 14
London +38 48 £450 -5.26% 2
South East -10 40 £328 -18.22% 4
Hampshire +8 23 £281 -17.27% 1
Berkshire -9 14 £475 +18.60%
East of England -15 8 £315 - 2
Yorkshire +9 7 £425 - 2
Southampton +6 7 £243 -48.94% 1
Bedfordshire - 7 £334 - 1
Slough -7 6 £475 +113.48%
City of London +22 4 £425 -10.52% 1
South Wales - 4 £375 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £355 - 1
Wales - 4 £375 -
Bromley - 3 £550 -
Cardiff - 3 £388 -
Scotland -2 2 - -
Halifax - 2 £425 - 1
Leeds - 2 £280 -
Surrey - 2 £450 - 2
East Midlands +4 1 £300 +33.33%
Essex -1 1 £200 -
North West -2 1 - - 2
Gloucestershire -18 1 - -
South West -33 1 - - 1
Northamptonshire - 1 £300 -
Northampton - 1 £300 -
Bedford - 1 £315 - 1
Birmingham - - - - 1
Brentwood - - - -

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 119 (62.63%) AS400
2 78 (41.05%) IBM
3 50 (26.32%) SQL
4 48 (25.26%) Finance
5 46 (24.21%) RPG
6 45 (23.68%) Windows
7 42 (22.11%) Microsoft
8 33 (17.37%) WebSphere
9 32 (16.84%) Project Management
10 30 (15.79%) UNIX
11 26 (13.68%) Linux
12 25 (13.16%) Citrix
13 24 (12.63%) Data Warehouse
14 23 (12.11%) Oracle
14 23 (12.11%) Banking
15 22 (11.58%) Middleware
16 21 (11.05%) COBOL
16 21 (11.05%) RPG IV
17 20 (10.53%) MS Office
18 19 (10.00%) ERP
18 19 (10.00%) Mainframe
19 18 (9.47%) OS/400
19 18 (9.47%) SQL Server
19 18 (9.47%) DB2
20 17 (8.95%) ITIL
21 16 (8.42%) Internet
22 15 (7.89%) PRINCE2
22 15 (7.89%) .NET
22 15 (7.89%) Solaris
23 13 (6.84%) Manufacturing

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 33 (17.37%) WebSphere
2 11 (5.79%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.63%) IIS
4 4 (2.11%) MQSeries
4 4 (2.11%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.58%) SAS
5 3 (1.58%) MS Project Server
6 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.05%) WebSphere Portal
6 2 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.05%) Apache
7 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.53%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.53%) Quickr
7 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.53%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (10.53%) MS Office
2 13 (6.84%) MS Excel
3 9 (4.74%) MS Visio
3 9 (4.74%) MS Project
4 2 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.53%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 9 (4.74%) BPCS
2 5 (2.63%) Misys Midas
3 3 (1.58%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.58%) PRMS
4 2 (1.05%) SAP GRC
4 2 (1.05%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (1.05%) SAP CO
4 2 (1.05%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.53%) Magento
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.42%) Internet
2 10 (5.26%) SAN
2 10 (5.26%) Intranet
3 6 (3.16%) LAN
3 6 (3.16%) WAN
4 4 (2.11%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.11%) SNA
4 4 (2.11%) FTP
4 4 (2.11%) HTTP
4 4 (2.11%) APPN
5 3 (1.58%) DNS
6 2 (1.05%) SSL
6 2 (1.05%) DHCP
6 2 (1.05%) Firewall
6 2 (1.05%) NAS
7 1 (0.53%) SNMP
7 1 (0.53%) VoIP
7 1 (0.53%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.63%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (9.47%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.47%) DB2
3 5 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.05%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.05%) DataStage
4 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.05%) MySQL
4 2 (1.05%) QlikView
5 1 (0.53%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.53%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.63%) TestDirector
3 3 (1.58%) Synon
3 3 (1.58%) JUnit
3 3 (1.58%) Selenium
3 3 (1.58%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.05%) PVCS
4 2 (1.05%) ERwin
5 1 (0.53%) JMeter
5 1 (0.53%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.53%) Subversion
5 1 (0.53%) JIRA
5 1 (0.53%) Toad
5 1 (0.53%) TestNG
5 1 (0.53%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (0.53%) WebDriver
General
1 48 (25.26%) Finance
2 23 (12.11%) Banking
3 13 (6.84%) Manufacturing
4 11 (5.79%) Retail
5 8 (4.21%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.11%) Advertising
7 3 (1.58%) Legal
7 3 (1.58%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.05%) Marketing
8 2 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.05%) Games
9 1 (0.53%) Billing
9 1 (0.53%) Front Office
9 1 (0.53%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 47 (24.74%) Analyst
2 30 (15.79%) Developer
3 29 (15.26%) Project Manager
4 26 (13.68%) Technical Support
5 19 (10.00%) AS400 Support
6 15 (7.89%) Technical Manager
6 15 (7.89%) Support Analyst
6 15 (7.89%) Technical Project Manager
7 13 (6.84%) Applications Support
8 12 (6.32%) Consultant
9 11 (5.79%) Architect
9 11 (5.79%) Test Analyst
9 11 (5.79%) RPG Developer
9 11 (5.79%) AS400 Developer
10 9 (4.74%) Infrastructure Manager
10 9 (4.74%) Administrator
11 8 (4.21%) Applications Support Analyst
12 7 (3.68%) Senior Analyst
12 7 (3.68%) Analyst Programmer
12 7 (3.68%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.58%) Middleware
2 15 (7.89%) .NET
3 12 (6.32%) WebSphere MQ
4 10 (5.26%) Web Services
5 8 (4.21%) J2EE
6 5 (2.63%) XML
7 4 (2.11%) APPC
7 4 (2.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 3 (1.58%) HTML
9 2 (1.05%) XSLT
9 2 (1.05%) EDI
9 2 (1.05%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (1.05%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (1.05%) Synon Analyst Programmer
9 2 (1.05%) REST
9 2 (1.05%) Web Dynpro
9 2 (1.05%) SAP Smart Forms
9 2 (1.05%) BAPI
9 2 (1.05%) SAP XI
9 2 (1.05%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 119 (62.63%) AS400
2 19 (10.00%) Mainframe
3 12 (6.32%) Clustering
4 9 (4.74%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (3.68%) Derivative
5 7 (3.68%) Reference Data
6 6 (3.16%) Replication
7 5 (2.63%) Market Risk
8 4 (2.11%) Tandem
9 3 (1.58%) SWIFT
10 2 (1.05%) EPoS
10 2 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (1.05%) LPAR
11 1 (0.53%) Open Source
11 1 (0.53%) FMCG
11 1 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.53%) Firmware
11 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.53%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 45 (23.68%) Windows
2 30 (15.79%) UNIX
3 26 (13.68%) Linux
4 18 (9.47%) OS/400
5 15 (7.89%) Solaris
6 13 (6.84%) AIX
7 12 (6.32%) Windows 7
8 9 (4.74%) zOS
9 5 (2.63%) i5/OS
9 5 (2.63%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.53%) Debian
11 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.53%) CentOS
11 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (16.84%) Project Management
2 19 (10.00%) ERP
3 17 (8.95%) ITIL
4 15 (7.89%) PRINCE2
5 13 (6.84%) UML
5 13 (6.84%) E-Commerce
5 13 (6.84%) Data Management
6 9 (4.74%) Migration
6 9 (4.74%) Data Modelling
7 8 (4.21%) OO
8 7 (3.68%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (3.68%) Risk Management
8 7 (3.68%) Use Case
8 7 (3.68%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (2.63%) System Testing
9 5 (2.63%) Validation
9 5 (2.63%) Information Security
9 5 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (2.11%) Change Management
10 4 (2.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 50 (26.32%) SQL
2 46 (24.21%) RPG
3 21 (11.05%) RPG IV
3 21 (11.05%) COBOL
4 11 (5.79%) Java
5 7 (3.68%) Shell Script
5 7 (3.68%) VBA
6 5 (2.63%) RPG/400
6 5 (2.63%) C
7 3 (1.58%) C#
7 3 (1.58%) Perl
8 2 (1.05%) PHP
8 2 (1.05%) ABAP
8 2 (1.05%) SAPscript
9 1 (0.53%) Python
9 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (3.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (3.16%) Degree
3 4 (2.11%) IBM Certification
4 2 (1.05%) CISA
4 2 (1.05%) CISSP
4 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.53%) PMP
5 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.53%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.68%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.11%) SLA
3 3 (1.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.58%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.11%) PowerHA
2 3 (1.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.58%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.53%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (2.11%) Tivoli NetView
2 3 (1.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (1.58%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.58%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.53%) YUM
3 1 (0.53%) Puppet
3 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.53%) Ansible
3 1 (0.53%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 78 (41.05%) IBM
2 42 (22.11%) Microsoft
3 25 (13.16%) Citrix
4 23 (12.11%) Oracle
5 9 (4.74%) EMC
6 8 (4.21%) VMware
7 6 (3.16%) HP
8 5 (2.63%) SAP
9 4 (2.11%) NetIQ
10 3 (1.58%) Endeca
10 3 (1.58%) Google
10 3 (1.58%) Coremetrics
10 3 (1.58%) Cisco
10 3 (1.58%) BMC
10 3 (1.58%) NetApp
11 2 (1.05%) Avaya
11 2 (1.05%) JBoss
11 2 (1.05%) Sybase
11 2 (1.05%) Symantec
11 2 (1.05%) SolarWinds
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