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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM iSeries
England / Yorkshire
Rank 115 125 122
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Contract jobs citing iSeries 7 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.32% 0.43% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.01% 1.49% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 4
Median daily rate £450 £550 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +75.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £490 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £595 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 £344
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +23.63%
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
695 804 653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 31.92% 28.77% 26.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 539 419
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 48 34
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £13.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £10.10 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £21.50 £24.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.71 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +22.85%

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 17 January 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 +21 6 £450 - 2
South Yorkshire -13 1 - -
iSeries
England

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 19 (82.61%) Unix
2 15 (65.22%) Finance
3 13 (56.52%) WebSphere
4 11 (47.83%) Linux
5 8 (34.78%) WebSphere MQ
5 8 (34.78%) Windows
5 8 (34.78%) Perl
6 7 (30.43%) Service Delivery
6 7 (30.43%) VMware
6 7 (30.43%) WebSphere Portal
7 6 (26.09%) People Management
7 6 (26.09%) ITIL
7 6 (26.09%) IBM
7 6 (26.09%) Avaya
8 5 (21.74%) Java
8 5 (21.74%) IBM Domino
8 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
8 5 (21.74%) Cisco
8 5 (21.74%) IBM Integration Bus
9 4 (17.39%) Banking
9 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (17.39%) Puppet
9 4 (17.39%) Palo Alto
9 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (17.39%) WebLogic Portal
9 4 (17.39%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (17.39%) WebLogic
9 4 (17.39%) SQL
9 4 (17.39%) SLA
10 3 (13.04%) FTP

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 7 (30.43%) WebSphere Portal
3 5 (21.74%) IBM Domino
4 4 (17.39%) WebLogic
4 4 (17.39%) WebLogic Portal
4 4 (17.39%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (13.04%) FileNet
5 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
6 2 (8.70%) CICS
7 1 (4.35%) Apache Pig
7 1 (4.35%) MQSeries
7 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
7 1 (4.35%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) FTP
2 1 (4.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) DB2
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Hive
3 1 (4.35%) Big Data
3 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
1 1 (4.35%) SonarQube
General
1 15 (65.22%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
3 3 (13.04%) Retail
4 2 (8.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Administrator
2 7 (30.43%) WebSphere Administrator
3 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (26.09%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
4 4 (17.39%) Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (8.70%) Engineering Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Administrator
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Developer
7 1 (4.35%) AS400 Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Data Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) Server Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) Server Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (21.74%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (13.04%) Middleware
4 2 (8.70%) ISPF
5 1 (4.35%) Apache Tez
5 1 (4.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) DataPower
2 3 (13.04%) Mainframe
3 2 (8.70%) AS400
3 2 (8.70%) Clustering
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 19 (82.61%) Unix
2 11 (47.83%) Linux
3 8 (34.78%) Windows
4 1 (4.35%) OS/400
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.35%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Service Delivery
2 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) People Management
3 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
3 3 (13.04%) Wealth Management
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) Service Management
4 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (4.35%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) Perl
2 5 (21.74%) Java
3 4 (17.39%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) JCL
4 2 (8.70%) RPG
5 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.35%) R
5 1 (4.35%) RPG IV
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.70%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
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 7 (30.43%) VMware
2 6 (26.09%) Avaya
2 6 (26.09%) IBM
3 5 (21.74%) Cisco
4 4 (17.39%) Palo Alto
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle
7 1 (4.35%) EMC
7 1 (4.35%) Infor
7 1 (4.35%) Intel
7 1 (4.35%) Polycom
7 1 (4.35%) SAP
7 1 (4.35%) Symantec