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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM iSeries
UK
Rank 550 530 521
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -9
Contract jobs citing iSeries 45 88 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.53% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 39 37
Median daily rate £388 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 £344
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 11
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
14607 16507 15753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.63% 33.08% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9315 10460 9901
Median daily rate £445 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 550 692 640
Median hourly rate £20.50 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.65% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.43 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.71 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +22.85%

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 17 January 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 24 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 17 January 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 -26 41 £388 -12.67% 11
London +3 16 £538 +16.21% 1
South East -1 15 £350 -6.66%
Surrey +9 12 £350 +27.27%
Yorkshire +10 7 £450 -18.18% 4
West Yorkshire +21 6 £450 - 4
Leeds +7 6 £450 - 2
Dorking - 6 - -
North East - 3 £275 -
Scotland +27 2 - -
Edinburgh +21 2 - -
Crawley +12 1 - -
Hampshire +9 1 £500 +20.48%
West Sussex 0 1 - -
South Yorkshire -13 1 - -
Flintshire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
North Wales - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £500 -
Caterham - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 64 (44.14%) Windows
2 60 (41.38%) Finance
3 58 (40.00%) Linux
4 56 (38.62%) Unix
5 50 (34.48%) IBM
6 45 (31.03%) AS400
7 37 (25.52%) SQL
8 33 (22.76%) Banking
9 31 (21.38%) WebSphere
10 30 (20.69%) VMware
11 24 (16.55%) Oracle
12 23 (15.86%) Middleware
12 23 (15.86%) Tandem
13 19 (13.10%) RPG
13 19 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
14 18 (12.41%) DB2
14 18 (12.41%) WebSphere MQ
15 17 (11.72%) Service Delivery
16 16 (11.03%) Active Directory
16 16 (11.03%) Citrix
16 16 (11.03%) Perl
17 15 (10.34%) Microsoft
17 15 (10.34%) WebSphere Portal
18 14 (9.66%) Incident Management
18 14 (9.66%) Migration
18 14 (9.66%) FTP
18 14 (9.66%) Data Centre
19 13 (8.97%) Java
19 13 (8.97%) JBoss
20 12 (8.28%) zOS

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 31 (21.38%) WebSphere
2 15 (10.34%) WebSphere Portal
3 13 (8.97%) JBoss
4 11 (7.59%) MQSeries
5 9 (6.21%) WebLogic
5 9 (6.21%) WebLogic Portal
5 9 (6.21%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (5.52%) FileNet
7 7 (4.83%) IBM Domino
7 7 (4.83%) PowerExchange
8 4 (2.76%) Tomcat
9 3 (2.07%) MS Exchange
10 2 (1.38%) CICS
10 2 (1.38%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.38%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.69%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.69%) QuickPlace
11 1 (0.69%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (6.90%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.69%) MS Office
2 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.76%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.07%) Misys Equation
3 1 (0.69%) BPCS
3 1 (0.69%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.69%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.66%) FTP
2 11 (7.59%) TACACS
2 11 (7.59%) TCP/IP
3 8 (5.52%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (5.52%) Network Security
4 5 (3.45%) LDAP
5 4 (2.76%) WAN
6 3 (2.07%) LAN
6 3 (2.07%) MPLS
6 3 (2.07%) VPN
7 2 (1.38%) Internet
7 2 (1.38%) SAN
8 1 (0.69%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.69%) CTI
8 1 (0.69%) DNS
8 1 (0.69%) FabricPath
8 1 (0.69%) IPv4
8 1 (0.69%) IPv6
8 1 (0.69%) SMTP
8 1 (0.69%) TRILL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.41%) DB2
2 9 (6.21%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.83%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.07%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.07%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.69%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.69%) Big Data
5 1 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.69%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.69%) Kalido
5 1 (0.69%) MySQL
5 1 (0.69%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.69%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.69%) JIRA
2 1 (0.69%) NetBeans
2 1 (0.69%) PVCS
2 1 (0.69%) SonarQube
General
1 60 (41.38%) Finance
2 33 (22.76%) Banking
3 8 (5.52%) Law
4 7 (4.83%) Manufacturing
5 6 (4.14%) Retail
6 4 (2.76%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.07%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.38%) Back Office
9 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 31 (21.38%) Analyst
2 18 (12.41%) Administrator
2 18 (12.41%) Developer
3 17 (11.72%) Consultant
4 10 (6.90%) WebSphere Administrator
5 9 (6.21%) AS400 Support
6 8 (5.52%) AS400 Developer
6 8 (5.52%) Environment Manager
6 8 (5.52%) Infrastructure Manager
6 8 (5.52%) Security Analyst
6 8 (5.52%) Technical Analyst
7 7 (4.83%) Technical Developer
7 7 (4.83%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
8 6 (4.14%) Informatica Consultant
8 6 (4.14%) SOC Analyst
8 6 (4.14%) Support Analyst
9 5 (3.45%) AS400 Operator
9 5 (3.45%) RPG Developer
9 5 (3.45%) WebSphere Specialist
10 4 (2.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (15.86%) Middleware
2 18 (12.41%) WebSphere MQ
3 12 (8.28%) IBM Integration Bus
3 12 (8.28%) ISPF
4 7 (4.83%) JMS
5 4 (2.76%) J2EE
6 2 (1.38%) .NET
6 2 (1.38%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.38%) EDI
6 2 (1.38%) REST
7 1 (0.69%) Apache Tez
7 1 (0.69%) HTML
7 1 (0.69%) ODBC
7 1 (0.69%) SOAP
7 1 (0.69%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.69%) Web Services
7 1 (0.69%) XML
7 1 (0.69%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 45 (31.03%) AS400
2 23 (15.86%) Tandem
3 19 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (9.66%) Data Centre
5 12 (8.28%) Mainframe
6 8 (5.52%) Fat Client
6 8 (5.52%) Thin Client
7 7 (4.83%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (2.76%) Clustering
8 4 (2.76%) DataPower
8 4 (2.76%) Fixed Income
9 3 (2.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (1.38%) Derivative
10 2 (1.38%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.38%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.69%) Blog
11 1 (0.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.69%) EMC VNX
11 1 (0.69%) Social Media
11 1 (0.69%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 64 (44.14%) Windows
2 58 (40.00%) Linux
3 56 (38.62%) Unix
4 12 (8.28%) zOS
5 11 (7.59%) OpenVMS
6 10 (6.90%) AIX
6 10 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (4.83%) OS/400
8 5 (3.45%) Windows Server
9 4 (2.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.07%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.38%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.69%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (11.72%) Service Delivery
2 14 (9.66%) Incident Management
2 14 (9.66%) Migration
3 11 (7.59%) SIEM
4 10 (6.90%) Configuration Management
4 10 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (6.21%) Coaching
5 9 (6.21%) ITIL
5 9 (6.21%) Mentoring
5 9 (6.21%) Release Management
6 8 (5.52%) Information Security
6 8 (5.52%) Problem Management
6 8 (5.52%) Security Operations
6 8 (5.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (5.52%) System Integration Testing
7 7 (4.83%) B2B
7 7 (4.83%) Change Data Capture
7 7 (4.83%) Service Management
8 6 (4.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (4.14%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 37 (25.52%) SQL
2 19 (13.10%) RPG
3 16 (11.03%) Perl
4 13 (8.97%) Java
5 12 (8.28%) JCL
6 8 (5.52%) RPG IV
7 4 (2.76%) Jython
7 4 (2.76%) RPG/400
8 2 (1.38%) C
8 2 (1.38%) C#
8 2 (1.38%) COBOL
9 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.69%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.69%) Lisp
9 1 (0.69%) LotusScript
9 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.69%) Python
9 1 (0.69%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (1.38%) CISA
1 2 (1.38%) CISM
1 2 (1.38%) CISSP
1 2 (1.38%) CRISC
2 1 (0.69%) GCIH
2 1 (0.69%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.45%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.76%) SLA
3 2 (1.38%) QA
3 2 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.69%) GMP
System Software
1 16 (11.03%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.28%) Time Sharing Option
3 11 (7.59%) RACF
4 10 (6.90%) XenApp
4 10 (6.90%) XenDesktop
5 6 (4.14%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (6.21%) Tivoli
2 7 (4.83%) Dollar Universe
2 7 (4.83%) ITRS Geneos
3 5 (3.45%) Puppet
4 3 (2.07%) SCCM
5 2 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.69%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (0.69%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.69%) SCOM
6 1 (0.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.69%) vRealize
Vendors
1 50 (34.48%) IBM
2 30 (20.69%) VMware
3 24 (16.55%) Oracle
4 16 (11.03%) Citrix
5 15 (10.34%) Microsoft
6 10 (6.90%) HP
7 8 (5.52%) Cisco
7 8 (5.52%) Hitachi
7 8 (5.52%) Sitecore
7 8 (5.52%) webMethods
7 8 (5.52%) Wyse
8 7 (4.83%) Axway
8 7 (4.83%) IBM Sterling
8 7 (4.83%) Informatica
8 7 (4.83%) Teradata
9 6 (4.14%) Avaya
10 4 (2.76%) Palo Alto
11 3 (2.07%) CommVault
11 3 (2.07%) Infor
11 3 (2.07%) JD Edwards
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