The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM iSeries
UK
Rank 519 527 538
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +11
Contract jobs citing iSeries 67 95 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 0.56% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 49 39
Median daily rate £425 £425 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +37.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 12
Median hourly rate £19.11 £15.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.36% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.11 £15.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+27.36% +25.00%

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14592 16949 16457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.75% 32.69% 31.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9357 10958 10163
Median daily rate £445 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 571 634 680
Median hourly rate £19.95 £21.50 £18.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.22% +17.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.63 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing iSeries as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 February 2017.

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
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the UK over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +22 62 £425 - 12
London +14 24 £440 -9.74% 3
South East +11 21 £368 -8.12% 1
Surrey +6 12 £350 +27.27%
Yorkshire +20 10 £440 -16.19% 1
West Yorkshire +20 10 £440 -
Leeds +14 7 £425 -
Dorking - 6 - -
Crawley +16 5 £379 -4.71%
West Sussex -3 5 £379 +9.78%
Berkshire +23 3 £425 -
Halifax - 3 £440 -
North East - 3 £275 -
South West - 3 - - 1
Scotland +27 2 £440 - 1
Edinburgh +24 2 £440 -
City of London +6 2 £325 +36.84%
Somerset - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Slough +10 1 £425 -
West Midlands +6 1 £325 +18.18% 3
Hampshire +4 1 £500 +20.48%
Birmingham -4 1 £325 +18.18%
Wales - 1 - - 2
Jersey - 1 - -
Channel Islands - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £500 -
Caterham - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 - -

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 with a requirement for iSeries.

1 74 (56.49%) Windows
2 64 (48.85%) Finance
3 60 (45.80%) Unix
4 45 (34.35%) Linux
4 45 (34.35%) Banking
5 42 (32.06%) SQL
6 40 (30.53%) IBM
7 37 (28.24%) AS400
8 32 (24.43%) VMware
9 30 (22.90%) Tandem
10 22 (16.79%) Service Delivery
10 22 (16.79%) WebSphere
11 19 (14.50%) Middleware
12 18 (13.74%) zOS
12 18 (13.74%) DB2
12 18 (13.74%) RPG
12 18 (13.74%) Analytical Skills
13 17 (12.98%) FTP
13 17 (12.98%) Citrix
14 16 (12.21%) JCL
14 16 (12.21%) Oracle
14 16 (12.21%) ISPF
14 16 (12.21%) Incident Management
14 16 (12.21%) Time Sharing Option
15 15 (11.45%) Microsoft
15 15 (11.45%) Mainframe
16 14 (10.69%) TACACS
16 14 (10.69%) Active Directory
16 14 (10.69%) RACF
16 14 (10.69%) OpenVMS

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 22 (16.79%) WebSphere
2 11 (8.40%) WebSphere Portal
3 9 (6.87%) WebLogic
3 9 (6.87%) WebLogic Portal
3 9 (6.87%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (6.11%) FileNet
5 7 (5.34%) IBM Domino
5 7 (5.34%) JBoss
5 7 (5.34%) PowerExchange
6 6 (4.58%) MQSeries
7 4 (3.05%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.29%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.53%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.53%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.76%) QuickPlace
Applications
1 6 (4.58%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.82%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.76%) MS Office
3 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.29%) Misys Equation
3 1 (0.76%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.76%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.98%) FTP
2 14 (10.69%) TACACS
3 13 (9.92%) TCP/IP
4 10 (7.63%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (7.63%) Network Security
5 6 (4.58%) WAN
6 5 (3.82%) LAN
6 5 (3.82%) MPLS
6 5 (3.82%) VPN
7 4 (3.05%) LDAP
8 3 (2.29%) Firewall
8 3 (2.29%) SAN
9 2 (1.53%) BGP
9 2 (1.53%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (1.53%) DNS
9 2 (1.53%) FabricPath
9 2 (1.53%) Internet
9 2 (1.53%) IPsec
9 2 (1.53%) OSPF
9 2 (1.53%) TRILL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.74%) DB2
2 9 (6.87%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.34%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.29%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.29%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.76%) Kalido
5 1 (0.76%) MySQL
5 1 (0.76%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Eclipse
1 2 (1.53%) JIRA
1 2 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.53%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.76%) JUnit
2 1 (0.76%) Maven
2 1 (0.76%) NetBeans
2 1 (0.76%) SonarQube
General
1 64 (48.85%) Finance
2 45 (34.35%) Banking
3 8 (6.11%) Law
4 7 (5.34%) Retail
5 4 (3.05%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.05%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.29%) Back Office
6 3 (2.29%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.53%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.76%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (22.90%) Analyst
2 23 (17.56%) Developer
3 16 (12.21%) Consultant
4 11 (8.40%) Infrastructure Manager
5 10 (7.63%) AS400 Developer
5 10 (7.63%) Security Analyst
6 8 (6.11%) SOC Analyst
7 6 (4.58%) Administrator
7 6 (4.58%) Architect
7 6 (4.58%) Informatica Consultant
7 6 (4.58%) Technical Developer
7 6 (4.58%) WebSphere Administrator
8 5 (3.82%) Project Manager
8 5 (3.82%) RPG Developer
9 4 (3.05%) AS400 Operator
9 4 (3.05%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 4 (3.05%) Operations Analyst
9 4 (3.05%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
9 4 (3.05%) WebSphere Specialist
10 3 (2.29%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.50%) Middleware
2 16 (12.21%) ISPF
3 7 (5.34%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (4.58%) IBM Integration Bus
5 4 (3.05%) J2EE
6 2 (1.53%) .NET
6 2 (1.53%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.53%) EDI
6 2 (1.53%) REST
7 1 (0.76%) HTML
7 1 (0.76%) JAX-RS
7 1 (0.76%) JMS
7 1 (0.76%) JSON
7 1 (0.76%) ODBC
7 1 (0.76%) SOAP
7 1 (0.76%) Spring
7 1 (0.76%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.76%) Web Services
7 1 (0.76%) XML
7 1 (0.76%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 37 (28.24%) AS400
2 30 (22.90%) Tandem
3 18 (13.74%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (11.45%) Mainframe
5 14 (10.69%) Data Centre
6 9 (6.87%) Security Operations Centre
7 8 (6.11%) Fat Client
7 8 (6.11%) Thin Client
8 5 (3.82%) SWIFT
9 4 (3.05%) Clustering
9 4 (3.05%) DataPower
9 4 (3.05%) Fixed Income
9 4 (3.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (1.53%) Derivative
10 2 (1.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.76%) Blog
11 1 (0.76%) BYOD
11 1 (0.76%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.76%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 74 (56.49%) Windows
2 60 (45.80%) Unix
3 45 (34.35%) Linux
4 18 (13.74%) zOS
5 14 (10.69%) OpenVMS
6 11 (8.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (3.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.05%) Windows Server
9 3 (2.29%) OS/400
10 2 (1.53%) AIX
11 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (16.79%) Service Delivery
2 16 (12.21%) Incident Management
3 14 (10.69%) SIEM
4 12 (9.16%) B2B
4 12 (9.16%) Coaching
4 12 (9.16%) Mentoring
4 12 (9.16%) Service Management
5 11 (8.40%) Security Operations
6 10 (7.63%) Information Security
7 9 (6.87%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (6.87%) ITIL
7 9 (6.87%) Migration
8 8 (6.11%) Problem Management
9 7 (5.34%) Change Data Capture
9 7 (5.34%) People Management
9 7 (5.34%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (4.58%) Project Management
10 6 (4.58%) Unit Testing
11 5 (3.82%) Data Analysis
11 5 (3.82%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 42 (32.06%) SQL
2 18 (13.74%) RPG
3 16 (12.21%) JCL
4 11 (8.40%) Perl
4 11 (8.40%) RPG IV
5 9 (6.87%) Java
6 5 (3.82%) RPG/400
7 4 (3.05%) Jython
8 3 (2.29%) C
9 2 (1.53%) C#
9 2 (1.53%) COBOL
9 2 (1.53%) Lisp
10 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.76%) LotusScript
10 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (1.53%) CISA
1 2 (1.53%) CISM
1 2 (1.53%) CISSP
1 2 (1.53%) CRISC
1 2 (1.53%) GCIH
1 2 (1.53%) GIAC
2 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.82%) Data Quality
1 5 (3.82%) SLA
2 4 (3.05%) QA
3 2 (1.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.76%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.76%) SEPA
System Software
1 16 (12.21%) Time Sharing Option
2 14 (10.69%) Active Directory
2 14 (10.69%) RACF
3 11 (8.40%) XenApp
3 11 (8.40%) XenDesktop
4 6 (4.58%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (3.82%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (6.87%) Tivoli
2 7 (5.34%) Dollar Universe
2 7 (5.34%) ITRS Geneos
3 5 (3.82%) Puppet
4 3 (2.29%) SCCM
5 2 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.76%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 40 (30.53%) IBM
2 32 (24.43%) VMware
3 17 (12.98%) Citrix
4 16 (12.21%) Oracle
5 15 (11.45%) Microsoft
6 12 (9.16%) Axway
6 12 (9.16%) IBM Sterling
7 11 (8.40%) HP
8 10 (7.63%) Cisco
9 8 (6.11%) Hitachi
9 8 (6.11%) Wyse
10 7 (5.34%) Avaya
10 7 (5.34%) Informatica
10 7 (5.34%) Teradata
11 5 (3.82%) Palo Alto
12 4 (3.05%) SAP
13 3 (2.29%) Infor
13 3 (2.29%) Misys
14 2 (1.53%) Lotus
14 2 (1.53%) Sourcefire
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