Period
to 16 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in contract job vacancies advertised in Slough. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iSeries over the 6 months to 16 November 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
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 34 38
Rank change year-on-year -7 +4 +10
Contract jobs citing iSeries 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.29% 0.34% 1.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.86% 0.97% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Slough median daily rate £185 £500 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -63.00% +66.67% -42.86%
Berkshire median daily rate £185 £275 £325
% change year-on-year -32.73% -15.38% -32.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Slough with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 116 103 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 33.72% 35.03% 31.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 67 56
Slough median daily rate £391 £400 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.19% +10.73% -4.93%
10th Percentile £121 £260 £225
90th Percentile £550 £525 £473
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Slough median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.83% -32.91%
10th Percentile £17.25 £17.50 £15.31
90th Percentile £17.75 £17.50 £35.14
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £13.50 £19.63
% change year-on-year +33.33% -31.21% -1.88%

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for iSeries in Slough

iSeries
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iSeries in Slough

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 Slough region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Lotus
1 1 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing

iSeries
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Lotus
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Salesforce.com