Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iSeries over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM iSeries
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 105 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 - -
Contract jobs citing iSeries 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.063% 0.066% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median daily rate - - -
West Midlands median daily rate £375 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £15.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -64.71% -

iSeries is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 446 436 361
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 28.17% 28.80% 26.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 288 219
Birmingham median daily rate £383 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £225 £200 £211
90th Percentile £500 £538 £501
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £395 £364
% change year-on-year -1.90% +8.59% +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 21
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £16.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.13% +15.52% +11.11%
10th Percentile £9.21 £10.60 £10.96
90th Percentile £29.08 £20.51 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £17.05
% change year-on-year +16.13% -9.09% -13.67%

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing iSeries as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for iSeries in Birmingham

iSeries
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing iSeries in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for iSeries in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 1 (100.00%) RPG
1 1 (100.00%) Misys
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Misys Equation

iSeries
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Misys Equation
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) RPG
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Misys