The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM iSeries
Rank 58 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing iSeries 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.74% - 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.33% - 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate
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£323 - £449
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 - £448
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £425 £352
% change year-on-year
-16.17% +20.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
iSeries
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
172 124 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 31.62% 33.60% 20.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 70 58
Average daily rate £331 £315 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.15% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.82 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.67% +40.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £11.00 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £29.95 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iSeries across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

iSeries
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

iSeries Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

iSeries
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iSeries across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

iSeries Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

iSeries
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

iSeries Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

iSeries
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley - 4 £323 -
iSeries
South East

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region citing iSeries also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited iSeries.

1 5 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) UNIX
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) C
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (40.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) XenApp
4 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) PMBOK
4 2 (40.00%) BYOD
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) SLA
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (40.00%) Service Management
4 2 (40.00%) Back Office

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region citing iSeries also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited iSeries. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) MPLS
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Back Office
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) AS400 Operator
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (40.00%) AS400
2 2 (40.00%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
1 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
1 2 (40.00%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) XenApp
1 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) VMware