Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 613 604 548
Rank change year-on-year -9 -56 +48
Contract jobs citing iSeries 25 46 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.053% 0.098% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.25% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 32
London median daily rate £500 £429 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.62% -6.03% +2.82%
10th Percentile £252 £275 £207
90th Percentile £593 £518 £550
England median daily rate £375 £433 £475
% change year-on-year -13.29% -8.95% +26.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
London median hourly rate £32.25 - £30.00
England median hourly rate £32.25 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +29.00% -16.67% -6.25%

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 17,469 18,140 16,097
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.21% 38.48% 36.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,616 13,003 11,330
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £315 £313 £288
90th Percentile £700 £688 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 274 231 264
London median hourly rate £22.97 £21.90 £19.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.86% +13.09% -4.37%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.75 £11.68
90th Percentile £53.38 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.24 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.27% +2.50% +5.26%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -15 8 £506 +3.32% 1
East London - 1 - -
iSeries
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 13 (52.00%) AS400
2 12 (48.00%) SQL
2 12 (48.00%) Finance
3 11 (44.00%) RPG
4 9 (36.00%) Banking
5 7 (28.00%) RPG IV
5 7 (28.00%) Unix
5 7 (28.00%) Windows
5 7 (28.00%) IBM
6 6 (24.00%) MQSeries
6 6 (24.00%) DB2
6 6 (24.00%) SWIFT
7 5 (20.00%) Linux
8 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (12.00%) IBM Sterling
9 3 (12.00%) Scrum
9 3 (12.00%) General Ledger
9 3 (12.00%) Fund Accounting
9 3 (12.00%) Oracle
9 3 (12.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (8.00%) Project Management
10 2 (8.00%) Mainframe
10 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
10 2 (8.00%) Financial Institution
10 2 (8.00%) ITIL
10 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (8.00%) EDI
10 2 (8.00%) MS Visio

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 (24.00%) MQSeries
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SunGard GMI
1 1 (4.00%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) NAS
2 1 (4.00%) PABX
2 1 (4.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.00%) VoIP
2 1 (4.00%) VPN
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) DB2
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.00%) Big Data
4 1 (4.00%) DataStage
4 1 (4.00%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 9 (36.00%) Banking
3 3 (12.00%) General Ledger
4 2 (8.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (4.00%) Back Office
5 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) RPG Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 4 (16.00%) Programmer
3 4 (16.00%) RPG Analyst Programmer
3 4 (16.00%) RPG Programmer
4 3 (12.00%) Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) DBA
4 3 (12.00%) Lead Developer
4 3 (12.00%) SQL DBA
5 2 (8.00%) AS400 Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) DB2 DBA
6 1 (4.00%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) IT Audit Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Senior SQL DBA
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) EDI
2 1 (4.00%) Middleware
2 1 (4.00%) OLE
2 1 (4.00%) OLE DB
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (52.00%) AS400
2 6 (24.00%) SWIFT
3 3 (12.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (8.00%) Mainframe
5 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.00%) Derivative
5 1 (4.00%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Unix
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.00%) Android
4 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.00%) HPUX
4 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.00%) OS/400
4 1 (4.00%) Solaris
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (12.00%) Fund Accounting
2 3 (12.00%) Scrum
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL
3 2 (8.00%) Project Management
3 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 1 (4.00%) CRM
4 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.00%) IT Audit
4 1 (4.00%) IT Strategy
4 1 (4.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 1 (4.00%) Migration
4 1 (4.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.00%) Runbook
4 1 (4.00%) SDLC
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) SQL
2 11 (44.00%) RPG
3 7 (28.00%) RPG IV
4 1 (4.00%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) CISA
1 1 (4.00%) CISSP
1 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (4.00%) VirtualBox
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) IBM
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) IBM Sterling
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) Epicor
4 1 (4.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) Ivanti
4 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.00%) SunGard
4 1 (4.00%) Unisys
4 1 (4.00%) VMware