Period
to 18 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iSeries over the 6 months to 18 October 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
England > London
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 608 573 553
Rank change year-on-year -35 -20 +19
Contract jobs citing iSeries 22 42 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.048% 0.093% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.24% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 38
London median daily rate £513 £475 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +4.11% +1.39%
10th Percentile £228 £379 £211
90th Percentile £580 £498 £558
England median daily rate £350 £450 £469
% change year-on-year -22.22% -4.00% +33.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
London median hourly rate £20.00 - £30.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% -16.67% +22.45%

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 17,784 17,773 16,907
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.55% 39.49% 37.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,820 12,692 12,030
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £285
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 223 247
London median hourly rate £22.93 £21.20 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.16% +11.58% -4.70%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.52 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +8.11%

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for iSeries in London

iSeries
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iSeries in London

iSeries
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing iSeries in London over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for iSeries in London

iSeries
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for iSeries in London

iSeries
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the London region over the 6 months to 18 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -27 11 £481 +1.32%
iSeries
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 10 (45.45%) Windows
1 10 (45.45%) IBM
1 10 (45.45%) AS400
2 9 (40.91%) Banking
3 8 (36.36%) RPG
4 7 (31.82%) SQL
4 7 (31.82%) Finance
5 6 (27.27%) MQSeries
5 6 (27.27%) SWIFT
5 6 (27.27%) RPG IV
6 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
6 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
7 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
7 4 (18.18%) Unix
7 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (13.64%) General Ledger
8 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (13.64%) Fund Accounting
8 3 (13.64%) IBM Sterling
8 3 (13.64%) Oracle
8 3 (13.64%) Cisco
8 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
8 3 (13.64%) CCNA
8 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
8 3 (13.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
9 2 (9.09%) Linux
9 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
9 2 (9.09%) DB2

iSeries
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (27.27%) MQSeries
2 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) NAS
2 1 (4.55%) PABX
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) VoIP
2 1 (4.55%) VPN
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) DB2
2 1 (4.55%) Big Data
2 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) DataStage
2 1 (4.55%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (40.91%) Banking
2 7 (31.82%) Finance
3 3 (13.64%) General Ledger
4 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Developer
1 5 (22.73%) RPG Developer
1 5 (22.73%) Support Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Desktop Support
2 4 (18.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Lead Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) AS400 Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Programmer
4 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) RPG Programmer
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) AS400 Support
5 1 (4.55%) IT Audit Manager
5 1 (4.55%) RPG Analyst Programmer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Middleware
1 1 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) AS400
2 6 (27.27%) SWIFT
3 3 (13.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
5 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
3 4 (18.18%) Unix
4 2 (9.09%) Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.55%) Android
5 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.55%) HPUX
5 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
5 1 (4.55%) Solaris
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.55%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (13.64%) Fund Accounting
1 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
2 2 (9.09%) ITIL
2 2 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (4.55%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 1 (4.55%) CRM
3 1 (4.55%) Cryptography
3 1 (4.55%) IT Audit
3 1 (4.55%) IT Strategy
3 1 (4.55%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 1 (4.55%) Migration
3 1 (4.55%) Project Management
3 1 (4.55%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
3 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) RPG
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
3 6 (27.27%) RPG IV
4 1 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) CCNA
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.55%) CISA
2 1 (4.55%) CISSP
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
2 1 (4.55%) VirtualBox
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) IBM
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco
2 3 (13.64%) IBM Sterling
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix
3 1 (4.55%) Epicor
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Ivanti
3 1 (4.55%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.55%) Unisys
3 1 (4.55%) VMware