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 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
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 399 413 408
Rank change year-on-year +14 -5  
Contract jobs citing iSeries 23 21 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.097% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.26% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 10
Median daily rate £445 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.31% +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £360 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £548 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -1.11% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £18.00
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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 7987 8107 8470
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 38.47% 37.35% 36.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5703 5862 5997
Median daily rate £520 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.47% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 105 140
Median hourly rate £21.40 £20.26 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.62% +1.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.43 £12.50 £14.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £52.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +4 7 £425 -
iSeries
England

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 London region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 27 (49.09%) Windows
2 23 (41.82%) Unix
2 23 (41.82%) IBM
2 23 (41.82%) Banking
3 20 (36.36%) Tandem
4 19 (34.55%) SQL
5 15 (27.27%) zOS
5 15 (27.27%) Finance
6 14 (25.45%) AS400
7 13 (23.64%) IBM Sterling
7 13 (23.64%) ISPF
7 13 (23.64%) B2B
7 13 (23.64%) JCL
7 13 (23.64%) Time Sharing Option
8 11 (20.00%) FTP
8 11 (20.00%) Axway
9 10 (18.18%) Linux
9 10 (18.18%) Java
9 10 (18.18%) DB2
10 9 (16.36%) Middleware
10 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
12 7 (12.73%) Oracle
12 7 (12.73%) Service Management
12 7 (12.73%) Service Delivery
12 7 (12.73%) Migration
13 6 (10.91%) RPG
13 6 (10.91%) OpenVMS
13 6 (10.91%) TACACS
13 6 (10.91%) Mainframe

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 4 (7.27%) MQSeries
1 4 (7.27%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.64%) Apache
2 2 (3.64%) IIS
2 2 (3.64%) nginx
2 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.82%) FileNet
3 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Maximo
1 1 (1.82%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.64%) Amazon S3
2 2 (3.64%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (3.64%) GitHub
3 1 (1.82%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.00%) FTP
2 6 (10.91%) TACACS
3 4 (7.27%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (7.27%) Network Security
3 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.64%) Firewall
4 2 (3.64%) HTTP
5 1 (1.82%) BGP
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.82%) DNS
5 1 (1.82%) FabricPath
5 1 (1.82%) IPsec
5 1 (1.82%) IPv4
5 1 (1.82%) IPv6
5 1 (1.82%) MPLS
5 1 (1.82%) OSPF
5 1 (1.82%) SAN
5 1 (1.82%) SSL
5 1 (1.82%) TRILL
5 1 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) DB2
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.64%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.64%) MySQL
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (7.27%) Jenkins
1 4 (7.27%) Subversion
2 3 (5.45%) JIRA
3 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.64%) JUnit
3 2 (3.64%) Maven
3 2 (3.64%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (41.82%) Banking
2 15 (27.27%) Finance
3 2 (3.64%) Advertising
3 2 (3.64%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Law
4 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (21.82%) Developer
2 7 (12.73%) Analyst
2 7 (12.73%) Consultant
3 6 (10.91%) Administrator
4 5 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 4 (7.27%) Java Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Security Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) SOC Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) AS400 Developer
7 2 (3.64%) AWS Administrator
7 2 (3.64%) Designer
7 2 (3.64%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Incident Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (3.64%) Release Manager
7 2 (3.64%) RPG Analyst Programmer
7 2 (3.64%) RPG Programmer
7 2 (3.64%) Senior DevOps
7 2 (3.64%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.64%) ISPF
2 9 (16.36%) Middleware
3 2 (3.64%) JDBC
3 2 (3.64%) JPA
3 2 (3.64%) LAMP
3 2 (3.64%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (3.64%) Spring
3 2 (3.64%) XML
4 1 (1.82%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (36.36%) Tandem
2 14 (25.45%) AS400
3 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (10.91%) Mainframe
5 4 (7.27%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (5.45%) Clustering
6 3 (5.45%) Data Centre
6 3 (5.45%) SWIFT
7 2 (3.64%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.82%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.82%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (49.09%) Windows
2 23 (41.82%) Unix
3 15 (27.27%) zOS
4 10 (18.18%) Linux
5 6 (10.91%) OpenVMS
6 5 (9.09%) AIX
7 3 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.82%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.64%) B2B
2 7 (12.73%) Migration
2 7 (12.73%) Service Delivery
2 7 (12.73%) Service Management
3 6 (10.91%) Coaching
3 6 (10.91%) Mentoring
3 6 (10.91%) Security Operations
3 6 (10.91%) SIEM
4 5 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (7.27%) DevOps
5 4 (7.27%) Information Security
6 3 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.45%) ITIL
6 3 (5.45%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (5.45%) Project Management
6 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.64%) Database Tuning
7 2 (3.64%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.64%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (34.55%) SQL
2 13 (23.64%) JCL
3 10 (18.18%) Java
4 6 (10.91%) RPG
5 5 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 5 (9.09%) RPG IV
6 4 (7.27%) Python
7 2 (3.64%) Jython
7 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.82%) Lisp
8 1 (1.82%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) GCIH
1 2 (3.64%) GIAC
2 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.82%) PMO
2 1 (1.82%) SEPA
System Software
1 13 (23.64%) Time Sharing Option
2 6 (10.91%) RACF
3 2 (3.64%) Corosync
3 2 (3.64%) Docker
3 2 (3.64%) vCloud
3 2 (3.64%) vSphere
4 1 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Ansible
1 2 (3.64%) HAProxy
1 2 (3.64%) Pacemaker
1 2 (3.64%) Puppet
1 2 (3.64%) Rundeck
1 2 (3.64%) Terraform
2 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.82%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 23 (41.82%) IBM
2 13 (23.64%) IBM Sterling
3 11 (20.00%) Axway
4 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
5 7 (12.73%) Oracle
6 4 (7.27%) VMware
7 3 (5.45%) ServiceNow
8 2 (3.64%) SAP
9 1 (1.82%) Cadence
9 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.82%) Cisco
9 1 (1.82%) Citrix
9 1 (1.82%) HP
9 1 (1.82%) IFS
9 1 (1.82%) Juniper
9 1 (1.82%) SunGard
London
EPAM Systems
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago