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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank 147 115 -
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -
Contract jobs citing iSeries 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.091% 0.12% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £365 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.95% -14.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 - £32.50
iSeries
England

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
910 696 714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.74% 28.16% 28.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 561 413 345
Median daily rate £395 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 66 61
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.30 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.29% -17.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.70 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.29 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+16.64% +2.88%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iSeries across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

iSeries Hourly Rate Histogram 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 25 August 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
Coventry - 3 - -
iSeries
England

iSeries
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 4 (66.67%) AS400
2 3 (50.00%) RPG
2 3 (50.00%) RPG/400
3 2 (33.33%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
4 1 (16.67%) INSURE/90
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) RPG IV
4 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Java

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) INSURE/90
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) AS400 Operator
2 2 (33.33%) Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (16.67%) AS400 Developer
3 1 (16.67%) AS400 Support
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) RPG Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) AS400
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
1 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) RPG
1 3 (50.00%) RPG/400
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) RPG IV
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) IBM