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 28 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 107 104
Contract jobs citing iSeries 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds - 0.067% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.19% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £431 £400
% change year-on-year -7.24% +7.81%  
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 Leeds with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 369 515 457
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 33.45% 34.75% 29.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 510 478
Median daily rate £400 £425 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +15.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £310 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 23
Median hourly rate £16.00 £13.80 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.98% -65.51%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +8.69% +24.32%  

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for iSeries in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) Unix
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Avaya
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) People Management
2 6 (85.71%) Service Delivery
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
3 5 (71.43%) IBM Domino
3 5 (71.43%) SLA
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 5 (71.43%) Palo Alto
3 5 (71.43%) WebSphere
4 4 (57.14%) Wealth Management
4 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (57.14%) Incident Management
4 4 (57.14%) Retail
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (14.29%) Change Management
6 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
6 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
6 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management

iSeries
Co-occurring 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 (71.43%) IBM Domino
1 5 (71.43%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Engineering Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
4 1 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Unix
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) People Management
2 6 (85.71%) Service Delivery
3 4 (57.14%) Incident Management
3 4 (57.14%) Wealth Management
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
5 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Avaya
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Palo Alto