Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iSeries over the 6 months to 22 November 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 161 193
Rank change year-on-year -24 +32 -18
Contract jobs citing iSeries 3 20 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.059% 0.46% 0.033%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 1.34% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Scotland median daily rate £425 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.00% -3.85% -16.13%
10th Percentile £393 £255 £313
90th Percentile £458 £479 £338
UK median daily rate £429 £450 £378
% change year-on-year -4.72% +19.21% -11.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 - £17.00
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% -6.25% -1.54%

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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1487 1493 1903
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 29.46% 34.34% 31.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 774 880 934
Scotland median daily rate £380 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -3.45% +2.11%
10th Percentile £214 £228 £210
90th Percentile £525 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 38 61
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £31.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.20% +48.81% -6.67%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.60 £46.68 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £20.83 £19.50
% change year-on-year +0.82% +6.82% +8.33%

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing iSeries as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for iSeries in Scotland

iSeries
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing iSeries in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for iSeries in Scotland

iSeries
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for iSeries in Scotland

iSeries
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Glasgow -13 2 £400 +28.00% 1
Edinburgh -26 1 £450 - 2
iSeries
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 2 (66.67%) AS400
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) RPG IV
2 1 (33.33%) SWIFT
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (33.33%) RPG
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe

iSeries
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) AS400 Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) AS400
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) RPG
1 1 (33.33%) RPG IV
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Avaya
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Symantec