The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 23 June 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
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 70 92
Contract jobs citing iSeries 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire - 0.42% 0.081%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.48% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £431 £380
% change year-on-year +3.18% +13.48%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - -

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

Generic IT Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 271 270 443
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 26.54% 28.27% 36.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 139 214
Median daily rate £375 £438 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +21.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £275 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 22
Median hourly rate £15.50 £10.24 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.44% -41.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £9.00 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £22.68 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.89% +19.73%  

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing iSeries as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for iSeries in Buckinghamshire

iSeries
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iSeries in Buckinghamshire