Period
to 19 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iSeries over the 6 months to 19 August 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 > South East
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 368 358 351
Rank change year-on-year -10 -7 -3
Contract jobs citing iSeries 14 9 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.084% 0.056% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.18% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 11
South East median daily rate £325 £390 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -8.24% +3.79%
England median daily rate £363 £400 £475
% change year-on-year -9.38% -15.79% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
South East median hourly rate - £25.00 -
England median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00% +11.11%

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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5,414 4,900 5,862
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.48% 30.46% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,083 2,758 3,531
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £256 £230 £231
90th Percentile £588 £563 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 274 247 301
South East median hourly rate £30.50 £18.18 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.77% -20.96% +35.29%
10th Percentile £10.54 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £51.00 £46.60 £49.50
England median hourly rate £21.70 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.50% - +8.11%

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing iSeries as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for iSeries in the South East

iSeries
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iSeries in the South East

iSeries
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing iSeries in the South East over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for iSeries in the South East

iSeries
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for iSeries in the South East

iSeries
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 August 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
Surrey -20 6 £325 -16.67%
Thames Valley -5 4 £350 +27.27% 1
Hampshire - 4 £469 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £350 -
Berkshire -17 1 £185 -32.73% 1
iSeries
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 South East region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 10 (71.43%) Linux
1 10 (71.43%) VMware
2 8 (57.14%) Windows
3 6 (42.86%) AS400
3 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (42.86%) IBM
3 6 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (28.57%) Puppet
4 4 (28.57%) vSphere
4 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (28.57%) Ansible
4 4 (28.57%) POSIX
4 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 4 (28.57%) Unix
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) Degree
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 3 (21.43%) Citrix
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (14.29%) Isilon
6 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
6 2 (14.29%) Planning and Forecasting
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 2 (14.29%) Patch Management
6 2 (14.29%) Data Centre

iSeries
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (7.14%) IBM Notes
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) JBoss
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 4 (28.57%) IT Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Leader
3 2 (14.29%) Unix Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Unix Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) POSIX
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (7.14%) WCF
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) AS400
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) Windows
3 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (28.57%) Unix
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (14.29%) Logistics
3 2 (14.29%) Patch Management
3 2 (14.29%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.14%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (7.14%) Release Management
4 1 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) RHCE
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) MCSE
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (28.57%) vSphere
2 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Ansible
1 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (28.57%) Puppet
1 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) IBM
3 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 3 (21.43%) Citrix
5 2 (14.29%) Dell
5 2 (14.29%) EMC
5 2 (14.29%) Isilon
6 1 (7.14%) Lotus
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle
6 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (7.14%) Splunk