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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank 120 141 123
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -18
Contract jobs citing iSeries 7 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.29% 0.29% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.95% 0.94% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 6
Median daily rate £500 £563 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +57.89%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
- -33.98%
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 Yorkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
740 958 751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 30.81% 31.08% 27.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 631 457
Median daily rate £400 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 64 40
Median hourly rate £14.81 £15.00 £15.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.28% -2.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £10.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.10 £19.50 £36.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +14.70%

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 10 December 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
South Yorkshire -13 5 £500 -13.04%
West Yorkshire +20 3 - - 1
iSeries
England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 18 (78.26%) Unix
2 14 (60.87%) Finance
3 13 (56.52%) WebSphere
4 12 (52.17%) Perl
5 11 (47.83%) WebSphere Portal
6 10 (43.48%) WebSphere MQ
7 9 (39.13%) Java
7 9 (39.13%) IBM Integration Bus
8 8 (34.78%) Linux
8 8 (34.78%) IBM
9 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
9 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
9 7 (30.43%) MS Visio
10 6 (26.09%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (26.09%) WebLogic
10 6 (26.09%) WebLogic Portal
11 5 (21.74%) FileNet
11 5 (21.74%) Oracle
11 5 (21.74%) LDAP
11 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (21.74%) Banking
12 4 (17.39%) Puppet
12 4 (17.39%) Windows
13 3 (13.04%) Clustering
13 3 (13.04%) Mainframe
13 3 (13.04%) Middleware
13 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
13 3 (13.04%) DB2
13 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
13 3 (13.04%) ETL

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 13 (56.52%) WebSphere
2 11 (47.83%) WebSphere Portal
3 6 (26.09%) WebLogic
3 6 (26.09%) WebLogic Portal
3 6 (26.09%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (21.74%) FileNet
5 3 (13.04%) Apache Pig
5 3 (13.04%) CICS
5 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
6 2 (8.70%) SAS
7 1 (4.35%) Apache Spark
7 1 (4.35%) IBM Domino
7 1 (4.35%) MQSeries
7 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) LDAP
2 3 (13.04%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Apache Hive
1 3 (13.04%) Big Data
1 3 (13.04%) DB2
2 2 (8.70%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
1 1 (4.35%) SonarQube
General
1 14 (60.87%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Administrator
2 9 (39.13%) WebSphere Administrator
3 8 (34.78%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
4 5 (21.74%) Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (13.04%) Technical Administrator
6 3 (13.04%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (13.04%) WebSphere Specialist
7 2 (8.70%) Data Administrator
7 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (8.70%) Technical Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Middleware Administrator
8 1 (4.35%) Middleware Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Senior VMware Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Subject Matter Expert
8 1 (4.35%) VMware Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) WebSphere MQ
2 9 (39.13%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (13.04%) Apache Tez
3 3 (13.04%) Middleware
4 2 (8.70%) ISPF
4 2 (8.70%) J2EE
5 1 (4.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Clustering
2 3 (13.04%) DataPower
2 3 (13.04%) Mainframe
3 2 (8.70%) AS400
3 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.70%) Tandem
4 1 (4.35%) Blog
4 1 (4.35%) EMC VNX
4 1 (4.35%) Social Media
4 1 (4.35%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Unix
2 8 (34.78%) Linux
3 4 (17.39%) Windows
4 1 (4.35%) OS/400
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.35%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
1 3 (13.04%) Data Munging
1 3 (13.04%) ETL
2 2 (8.70%) Project Management
2 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
2 2 (8.70%) Service Management
3 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.35%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (4.35%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (4.35%) DevOps
3 1 (4.35%) ERP
3 1 (4.35%) MapReduce
3 1 (4.35%) Matrix Management
3 1 (4.35%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (4.35%) SOA
3 1 (4.35%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
3 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) Perl
2 9 (39.13%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) JCL
3 2 (8.70%) Jython
3 2 (8.70%) R
3 2 (8.70%) RPG
3 2 (8.70%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.35%) RPG IV
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Flume
3 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) SCOM
2 1 (4.35%) vRealize
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) IBM
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) EMC
4 1 (4.35%) Hortonworks
4 1 (4.35%) Infor
4 1 (4.35%) Intel
4 1 (4.35%) Platfora
4 1 (4.35%) Polycom
4 1 (4.35%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) Symantec
4 1 (4.35%) VMware