Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 2022 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
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 562 401 500
Rank change year-on-year -161 +99 +114
Contract jobs citing iSeries 21 10 14
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.056% 0.056% 0.047%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 5
10th Percentile £243 £310 £366
25th Percentile £400 £406 £380
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £475 £385
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +23.38% -22.03%
75th Percentile £588 £500 £390
90th Percentile - £538 £531
England median daily rate £425 £425 £383
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +2.00%

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 12,697 6,349 9,362
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 33.76% 35.28% 31.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,402 4,565 6,694
10th Percentile £375 £315 £300
25th Percentile £475 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - -
75th Percentile £700 £638 £625
90th Percentile £788 £725 £713
England median daily rate £540 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +13.68% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 88 121
10th Percentile £19.25 £14.61 £12.44
25th Percentile £24.50 £22.44 £16.63
Median hourly rate £43.77 £28.02 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year +56.21% +24.53% -2.17%
75th Percentile £52.50 £46.00 £36.70
90th Percentile £64.38 £59.13 £52.25
England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -5.66% +29.27% +0.61%

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for iSeries in London

iSeries
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing iSeries in London.

Daily rate trend for iSeries in London

iSeries
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing iSeries in London over the 6 months to 28 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for iSeries in London

iSeries
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing iSeries in London.

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 28 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London - 10 £575 - 2
South London - 1 £400 -
iSeries
England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, 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 (47.62%) Finance
2 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) ITIL
2 9 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (38.10%) SQL
3 8 (38.10%) AS400
3 8 (38.10%) IBM
3 8 (38.10%) Azure
4 7 (33.33%) RPG
5 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (28.57%) DB2
5 6 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (28.57%) AWS
5 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 6 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
5 6 (28.57%) Degree
5 6 (28.57%) Banking
5 6 (28.57%) Information Management
5 6 (28.57%) Business Analysis
5 6 (28.57%) Business Analytics
5 6 (28.57%) Analytics
5 6 (28.57%) Guidewire
5 6 (28.57%) Reinsurance
5 6 (28.57%) Power BI
5 6 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (28.57%) Target Operating Model
5 6 (28.57%) Power Platform
5 6 (28.57%) Social Skills
6 4 (19.05%) Storage Management
6 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development

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:

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Misys Midas
2 1 (4.76%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) Azure
2 6 (28.57%) AWS
2 6 (28.57%) Power Platform
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) VoIP
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (28.57%) DB2
2 6 (28.57%) Power BI
3 1 (4.76%) MS Access
3 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Banking
2 6 (28.57%) Social Skills
3 2 (9.52%) International Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Law
4 1 (4.76%) Public Sector
4 1 (4.76%) Retail
4 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Business Systems Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Insurance Systems Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) RPG Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (4.76%) AS400 Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) AS400
2 6 (28.57%) Reinsurance
3 2 (9.52%) IPTV
3 2 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.76%) Credit Risk
4 1 (4.76%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) Analytics
2 6 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 6 (28.57%) Business Analytics
2 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 6 (28.57%) Information Management
2 6 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
2 6 (28.57%) Target Operating Model
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) Storage Management
4 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (14.29%) Security Management
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (9.52%) Wealth Management
6 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.76%) Major Incident Management
6 1 (4.76%) Requirements Gathering
6 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) RPG
3 2 (9.52%) RPG/400
4 1 (4.76%) RPG IV
4 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
1 6 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Control-M
1 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) IBM
3 6 (28.57%) Guidewire
4 2 (9.52%) BT
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) Moogsoft
5 1 (4.76%) Remedy
5 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow