Period
to 22 July 2019

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 22 July 2019 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
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 563 613 542
Rank change year-on-year +50 -71 +28
Contract jobs citing iSeries 22 25 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.054% 0.054% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.15% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 32
London median daily rate £525 £419 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.37% -3.18% -8.95%
10th Percentile £275 £262 £325
90th Percentile £650 £591 £566
England median daily rate £438 £350 £413
% change year-on-year +25.00% -15.15% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
London median hourly rate - £20.00 -
England median hourly rate - £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year - -20.00% +66.67%

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 14,350 16,565 15,552
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 35.22% 35.92% 36.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,076 11,755 10,923
London median daily rate £525 £505 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £308
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 269 235
London median hourly rate £26.25 £22.50 £21.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +2.74% +9.23%
10th Percentile £13.45 £13.13 £12.51
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.10 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.86 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year -7.31% +15.38% -2.50%

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 22 July 2019.

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 22 July 2019. 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 +11 3 £800 +82.86% 3
South London - 1 - - 1
West London - 1 £550 -
iSeries
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2019, 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 14 (63.64%) Banking
2 12 (54.55%) AS400
3 11 (50.00%) Finance
4 10 (45.45%) Retail Banking
5 8 (36.36%) SQL
6 7 (31.82%) Mainframe
6 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (27.27%) Scrum
7 6 (27.27%) IBM
8 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
9 4 (18.18%) SAS
9 4 (18.18%) VB
9 4 (18.18%) UML
9 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
9 4 (18.18%) MS Access
9 4 (18.18%) Data Modelling
9 4 (18.18%) TOGAF
9 4 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 4 (18.18%) Open Source
10 3 (13.64%) Data Governance
10 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
10 3 (13.64%) Data Mapping
10 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (13.64%) Collaborative Working
10 3 (13.64%) Zachman Framework
10 3 (13.64%) SOA
10 3 (13.64%) Windows
10 3 (13.64%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (9.09%) HP UFT
11 2 (9.09%) SQL Server

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 (18.18%) SAS
2 1 (4.55%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (4.55%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) IP Telephony
1 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) MS Access
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) HP UFT
1 2 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (63.64%) Banking
2 11 (50.00%) Finance
3 10 (45.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Analyst
2 11 (50.00%) Architect
2 11 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (45.45%) Business Analyst
3 10 (45.45%) Business Solution Architect
3 10 (45.45%) Solutions Analyst
4 8 (36.36%) Banking Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Service Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Technical Architect
5 4 (18.18%) Technical Business Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 3 (13.64%) Banking Business Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Finance Business Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) Financial Business Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) Technical Services Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Gherkin
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (54.55%) AS400
2 7 (31.82%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.55%) HACMP
3 1 (4.55%) LPAR
3 1 (4.55%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (4.55%) AIX
3 1 (4.55%) OS/400
3 1 (4.55%) Solaris
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) Scrum
3 4 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 4 (18.18%) Open Source
3 4 (18.18%) TOGAF
3 4 (18.18%) UML
4 3 (13.64%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (13.64%) Data Governance
4 3 (13.64%) Data Mapping
4 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (13.64%) SOA
4 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
4 3 (13.64%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (4.55%) CRM
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure as Code
5 1 (4.55%) Preventative Maintenance
5 1 (4.55%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (4.55%) Product Roadmap
5 1 (4.55%) Self-Awareness
5 1 (4.55%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) VB
3 1 (4.55%) Go
3 1 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) Python
3 1 (4.55%) RPG
3 1 (4.55%) RPG IV
3 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Ansible
1 1 (4.55%) NetBackup
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle ZFS
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) IBM
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Brocade
3 1 (4.55%) EMC
3 1 (4.55%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Lotus
3 1 (4.55%) Mercator
3 1 (4.55%) NetApp
3 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.55%) Sun
3 1 (4.55%) TOWER Software
3 1 (4.55%) Veritas
3 1 (4.55%) VMware