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 8 December 2016 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank 73 75 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing iSeries 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.87% 0.15% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.94% 0.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Median daily rate £400 £210 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
- -33.98%
iSeries
UK

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
238 185 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 29.46% 26.89% 26.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 132 126
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.07% +7.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £248 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 8
Median hourly rate £20.50 £14.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.37% -1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.68 £10.78 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £49.32 £23.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.53 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +15.79%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iSeries across the Wales region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

iSeries Daily Rate Histogram 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 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
South Wales +12 7 £400 +90.47% 1
iSeries
UK

iSeries
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) Informatica
1 7 (100.00%) Teradata
1 7 (100.00%) PowerExchange
1 7 (100.00%) Change Data Capture
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
4 4 (57.14%) ETL
4 4 (57.14%) Data Quality
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
5 3 (42.86%) ETL Development
5 3 (42.86%) PowerCenter
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
5 3 (42.86%) Data Mapping
5 3 (42.86%) Database Tuning
6 2 (28.57%) Finance
7 1 (14.29%) 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 (100.00%) PowerExchange
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
2 3 (42.86%) PowerCenter
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Consultant
2 6 (85.71%) Informatica Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Data Consultant
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Change Data Capture
2 4 (57.14%) ETL
3 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Data Mapping
3 3 (42.86%) Database Tuning
3 3 (42.86%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Informatica
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) Teradata