The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM iSeries
England / West Midlands
Rank 118 121 110
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Contract jobs citing iSeries 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.042% 0.19% 0.045%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.77% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £325 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
610 650 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.37% 24.67% 26.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 388 324
Median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 28 66
Median hourly rate £16.89 £13.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.11% -46.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £28.75 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +25.22%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

iSeries
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

iSeries Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

iSeries
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing iSeries across the West Midlands region.

iSeries Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

iSeries
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 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
Birmingham -3 1 £325 +18.18% 1
iSeries
England

iSeries
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

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

1 1 (50.00%) RPG
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Domino
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Lotus
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) AS400
1 1 (50.00%) RPG/400

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (50.00%) IBM Domino
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Notes
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) RPG Analyst Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) RPG Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) RPG
1 1 (50.00%) RPG/400
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Lotus
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Washington Frank
Rate: £350 - £351 per day
Posted: 3 days ago