Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 599 516 545
Rank change year-on-year -83 +29 +4
Contract jobs citing iSeries 28 60 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.061% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.41% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 32 24
London median daily rate £448 £433 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.47% -13.50% +25.00%
10th Percentile £278 £325 £319
90th Percentile £675 £566 £584
England median daily rate £406 £400 £463
% change year-on-year +1.56% -13.51% +15.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
London median hourly rate £20.00 - -
England median hourly rate £20.00 - £15.00

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 17,363 14,726 16,242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.79% 37.27% 37.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,489 10,419 11,574
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £278
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 291 238 231
London median hourly rate £24.00 £23.30 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.93% +10.53%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.09 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.38 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +17.55%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -41 7 £613 +31.72%
West London -41 1 £420 +5.00%
iSeries
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 16 (57.14%) AS400
2 14 (50.00%) IBM
3 11 (39.29%) RPG
4 7 (25.00%) Banking
5 6 (21.43%) Data Centre
6 5 (17.86%) Translating Business Requirements
6 5 (17.86%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
6 5 (17.86%) Finance
6 5 (17.86%) SQL
6 5 (17.86%) SAP
6 5 (17.86%) Windows
7 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
7 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
7 4 (14.29%) JD Edwards
7 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (14.29%) RPG IV
7 4 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
8 3 (10.71%) Scenario Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Test Strategy
8 3 (10.71%) JDE World
8 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Retail
8 3 (10.71%) CCNA
8 3 (10.71%) Middleware
8 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (10.71%) Cisco
8 3 (10.71%) Web Services

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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) JDE World
2 1 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.57%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (3.57%) Misys Midas
2 1 (3.57%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Extranet
1 2 (7.14%) Wireless
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
2 1 (3.57%) FTP
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
1 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (25.00%) Banking
2 5 (17.86%) Finance
3 3 (10.71%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Operations Team Leader
2 5 (17.86%) Team Leader
3 4 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 4 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) JDE Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Environment Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Release Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) RPG Developer
6 1 (3.57%) RPG Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Middleware
1 3 (10.71%) Web Services
2 2 (7.14%) EDI
3 1 (3.57%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (57.14%) AS400
2 6 (21.43%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.14%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.57%) Unix
3 1 (3.57%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Problem-Solving
1 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
1 5 (17.86%) Translating Business Requirements
2 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (10.71%) Scenario Testing
3 3 (10.71%) Test Strategy
3 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (7.14%) CRM
4 2 (7.14%) ERP
4 2 (7.14%) Logistics
5 1 (3.57%) B2B
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL
5 1 (3.57%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.57%) Scrum
5 1 (3.57%) Service Management
5 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.57%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) RPG
2 5 (17.86%) SQL
3 4 (14.29%) RPG IV
4 1 (3.57%) C#
4 1 (3.57%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) CCNA
1 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.57%) ACCA
2 1 (3.57%) CIMA
2 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Terminal Services
2 1 (3.57%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) IBM
2 5 (17.86%) SAP
3 4 (14.29%) JD Edwards
4 3 (10.71%) Cisco
5 2 (7.14%) Epicor
5 2 (7.14%) Kronos
5 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle
6 1 (3.57%) Axway
6 1 (3.57%) IBM Sterling
6 1 (3.57%) Ivanti
6 1 (3.57%) Sage
6 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.57%) TIBCO