The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM iSeries
Rank 79 98 -
Rank change year-on-year +19 -  
Contract jobs citing iSeries 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.70% 0.14% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.14% 0.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Median daily rate £425 £240 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +77.08% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +10.71% -12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year - +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 Leeds with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 327 398 282
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 32.57% 27.87% 23.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 279 170
Median daily rate £410 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 19
Median hourly rate £18.35 £19.35 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.16% +24.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £9.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £24.70 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.75 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.68% +48.00%  

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

iSeries
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iSeries in Leeds

iSeries
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing iSeries in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for iSeries in Leeds

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Leeds region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 9 (100.00%) Unix
2 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 8 (88.89%) Service Delivery
3 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 7 (77.78%) Windows
3 7 (77.78%) Linux
3 7 (77.78%) Avaya
3 7 (77.78%) ITIL
3 7 (77.78%) People Management
4 5 (55.56%) Palo Alto
4 5 (55.56%) WebSphere
4 5 (55.56%) IBM Domino
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) SLA
4 5 (55.56%) Cisco
5 4 (44.44%) Retail
5 4 (44.44%) Wealth Management
5 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
6 2 (22.22%) Law
6 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (22.22%) Tandem
6 2 (22.22%) IBM
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) FTP
6 2 (22.22%) Service Management
6 2 (22.22%) JCL
6 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
6 2 (22.22%) ISPF
6 2 (22.22%) Data Centre

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (55.56%) IBM Domino
1 5 (55.56%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Retail
3 2 (22.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Engineering Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
1 2 (22.22%) Tandem
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Unix
2 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Service Delivery
2 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 7 (77.78%) People Management
3 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
3 4 (44.44%) Wealth Management
4 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
5 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) JCL
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Avaya
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Palo Alto
3 2 (22.22%) IBM