The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM iSeries
Rank 116 93 96
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +3
Contract jobs citing iSeries 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.088% 0.18% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.57% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
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£350 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £425 £346
% change year-on-year
-16.17% +22.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
iSeries
Yorkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
642 524 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 28.32% 31.34% 27.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 327 206
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £476 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 21 29
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £9.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

iSeries
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

iSeries Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

iSeries
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

iSeries Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

iSeries
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Leeds -26 2 £350 +27.27% 1
iSeries
Yorkshire

iSeries
Top 20 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 1 (33.33%) AS400
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) RPG
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Intel

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) AS400
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) RPG
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Intel