The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 1 March 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM iSeries
England / Yorkshire
Rank 108 128 127
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -1
Contract jobs citing iSeries 10 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.47% 0.39% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.51% 1.54% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 3
Median daily rate £440 £525 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.19% +31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £493 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £590 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +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 Yorkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
662 712 668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 30.93% 25.36% 26.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 483 415
Median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 33 38
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £12.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +31.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £12.50 £9.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £21.00 £18.64
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

iSeries
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

iSeries Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

iSeries
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

iSeries Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

iSeries
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 March 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
West Yorkshire +19 10 £440 -
iSeries
England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 March 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 17 (89.47%) Unix
2 15 (78.95%) Finance
3 11 (57.89%) Service Delivery
4 10 (52.63%) WebSphere
4 10 (52.63%) Windows
5 8 (42.11%) Linux
6 7 (36.84%) ITIL
6 7 (36.84%) Avaya
6 7 (36.84%) Banking
6 7 (36.84%) VMware
6 7 (36.84%) People Management
7 6 (31.58%) IBM
8 5 (26.32%) FTP
8 5 (26.32%) SLA
8 5 (26.32%) Cisco
8 5 (26.32%) JCL
8 5 (26.32%) Middleware
8 5 (26.32%) Mainframe
8 5 (26.32%) Perl
8 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
8 5 (26.32%) IBM Domino
8 5 (26.32%) Tandem
8 5 (26.32%) Service Management
8 5 (26.32%) Time Sharing Option
8 5 (26.32%) Palo Alto
8 5 (26.32%) ISPF
8 5 (26.32%) WebSphere Portal
9 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
9 4 (21.05%) Wealth Management
9 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 10 (52.63%) WebSphere
2 5 (26.32%) IBM Domino
2 5 (26.32%) WebSphere Portal
3 4 (21.05%) WebLogic
3 4 (21.05%) WebLogic Portal
3 4 (21.05%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (15.79%) FileNet
4 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
1 1 (5.26%) SonarQube
General
1 15 (78.95%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) Banking
3 4 (21.05%) Retail
4 2 (10.53%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Infrastructure Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Administrator
3 4 (21.05%) WebSphere Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Engineering Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (10.53%) z/OS Developer
6 1 (5.26%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Middleware Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Middleware Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Server Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Subject Matter Expert
6 1 (5.26%) Unix Developer
6 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) ISPF
1 5 (26.32%) Middleware
2 4 (21.05%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (5.26%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (5.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Mainframe
1 5 (26.32%) Tandem
2 3 (15.79%) DataPower
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.26%) Blog
4 1 (5.26%) Clustering
4 1 (5.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Unix
2 10 (52.63%) Windows
3 8 (42.11%) Linux
4 3 (15.79%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Service Delivery
2 7 (36.84%) ITIL
2 7 (36.84%) People Management
3 5 (26.32%) Service Management
4 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
4 4 (21.05%) Wealth Management
5 3 (15.79%) B2B
6 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
7 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
7 1 (5.26%) Change Management
7 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.26%) DevOps
7 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) JCL
1 5 (26.32%) Perl
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Avaya
1 7 (36.84%) VMware
2 6 (31.58%) IBM
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco
3 5 (26.32%) Palo Alto
4 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.79%) Axway
5 3 (15.79%) IBM Sterling
6 1 (5.26%) Infor
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle
6 1 (5.26%) SAP