The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM iSeries
UK / Wales
Rank 61 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing iSeries 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.16% - 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% - 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 £338
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.11 - -
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 in the Wales region.

Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
177 175 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 28.05% 30.22% 21.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 128 101
Median daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £223 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 10
Median hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £14.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.45 £25.00 £24.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing iSeries as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

iSeries
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

iSeries Daily Rate Trend in Wales

iSeries
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 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
North Wales - 1 - -
iSeries
UK

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
1 7 (87.50%) Informatica
1 7 (87.50%) PowerExchange
1 7 (87.50%) Teradata
1 7 (87.50%) Change Data Capture
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (50.00%) ETL
3 4 (50.00%) Data Quality
4 3 (37.50%) Database Tuning
4 3 (37.50%) Data Mapping
4 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) PowerCenter
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
4 3 (37.50%) ETL Development
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Infor
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
6 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
6 1 (12.50%) MVC
6 1 (12.50%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) C

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 7 (87.50%) PowerExchange
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (37.50%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Consultant
2 6 (75.00%) Informatica Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Data Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Business Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Change Data Capture
2 4 (50.00%) ETL
3 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Data Mapping
3 3 (37.50%) Database Tuning
3 3 (37.50%) ETL Development
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) COBOL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Informatica
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
1 7 (87.50%) Teradata
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Infor
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft