Period
to 22 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iSeries over the 6 months to 22 January 2018 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 Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 54 81
Rank change year-on-year -5 +27 -18
Contract jobs citing iSeries 2 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.31% 1.06% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.05% 3.09% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Cardiff median daily rate £225 £438 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -48.57% +108.33% -47.50%
South Wales median daily rate £225 £400 £210
% change year-on-year -43.75% +90.48% -40.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 Cardiff with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 190 194 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 29.69% 34.34% 27.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 159 185
Cardiff median daily rate £356 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £151 £157 £230
90th Percentile £469 £508 £488
South Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 1
Cardiff median hourly rate £18.50 £20.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.76% +28.13% +10.34%
South Wales median hourly rate £36.25 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +81.25% -2.44% +38.98%

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for iSeries in Cardiff

iSeries
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iSeries in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Star Schema
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Informatica
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Teradata
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) System Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Data Cleansing
1 2 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) Logical Data Model
1 2 (100.00%) Physical Data Model
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC

iSeries
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) Star Schema
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Informatica Developer
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Data Cleansing
1 2 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 2 (100.00%) Logical Data Model
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Physical Data Model
1 2 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Informatica
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Teradata