Period
to 13 August 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iSeries over the 6 months to 13 August 2020 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 125 230 255
Rank change year-on-year +105 +25 -18
Contract jobs citing iSeries 6 3 3
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.28% 0.046% 0.043%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.78% 0.14% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Median daily rate £475 - £506
10th Percentile £463 - £444
90th Percentile £488 - £573
Central London median daily rate £475 £800 £419
% change year-on-year -40.63% +91.04% -10.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - £20.00

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 the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 770 2,107 2,863
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 35.68% 32.56% 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 1,563 2,176
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £701 £675 £725
Central London median daily rate £516 £525 £518
% change year-on-year -1.67% +1.45% -1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 46 56
Median hourly rate £35.25 £20.67 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.58% +3.33% -5.56%
10th Percentile £13.38 £11.25 £14.53
90th Percentile £47.75 £56.00 £45.07
Median hourly rate £35.25 £20.92 £20.00
% change year-on-year +68.54% +4.58% +6.95%

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing iSeries as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for iSeries in the City of London

iSeries
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing iSeries in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for iSeries in the City of London

iSeries
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing iSeries in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for iSeries in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing iSeries also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 4 (66.67%) AS400
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) RPG
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) DB2
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Information Management
3 2 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) Azure
3 2 (33.33%) AWS
3 2 (33.33%) RPG IV
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (33.33%) Power BI
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Bloomberg
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Power Platform
3 2 (33.33%) Insurtech
4 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation

iSeries
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Azure
1 2 (33.33%) Power Platform
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (33.33%) DB2
1 2 (33.33%) Power BI
2 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Systems Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Insurance Systems Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Power BI Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) RPG Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) AS400
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Information Management
2 2 (33.33%) Insurtech
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) RPG
1 2 (33.33%) RPG IV
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Bloomberg
3 1 (16.67%) VMware