Period
to 25 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iSeries over the 6 months to 25 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 106 137
Rank change year-on-year -27 +31 -17
Contract jobs citing iSeries 1 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.034% 0.57% 0.031%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 1.82% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 - -
Scotland median daily rate £450 £313 £325
% change year-on-year +44.00% -3.85% -16.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 - £17.00

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 820 660 923
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 27.98% 31.41% 28.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 371 432
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £260 £256 £225
90th Percentile £550 £532 £530
Scotland median daily rate £380 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +8.57% -3.45% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 14
Edinburgh median hourly rate £26.25 £19.25 £17.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% +8.39% +48.00%
10th Percentile £10.69 £11.89 £12.35
90th Percentile £39.20 £52.00 £29.55
Scotland median hourly rate £23.25 £31.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year -25.60% +48.81% -13.40%

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for iSeries in Edinburgh

iSeries
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iSeries in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Migration

iSeries
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration