Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 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
England > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 367 358 322
Rank change year-on-year -9 -36 -3
Contract jobs citing iSeries 11 20 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.065% 0.12% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.41% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 27
South East median daily rate £370 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -12.50% -15.79%
10th Percentile £275 £288 £220
90th Percentile £527 £503 £488
England median daily rate £433 £475 £375
% change year-on-year -8.95% +26.67% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
South East median hourly rate £25.00 - -
England 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 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 4851 4931 5919
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.83% 29.66% 30.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2849 2834 3430
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% +6.94%
10th Percentile £220 £225 £225
90th Percentile £563 £575 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 287 322
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £23.68 £19.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.54% +22.92% +18.88%
10th Percentile £10.72 £12.03 £11.18
90th Percentile £47.75 £54.25 £47.83
England median hourly rate £20.55 £20.75 £19.08
% change year-on-year -0.96% +8.75% +6.00%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 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
Surrey - 4 - - 1
Berkshire -10 3 £275 -15.38%
Thames Valley -22 3 £275 -15.38%
West Sussex - 3 £370 -
Kent -12 1 £530 -
iSeries
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 South East region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 8 (72.73%) Windows
1 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) AS400
3 6 (54.55%) VMware
4 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
5 4 (36.36%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco
5 4 (36.36%) Citrix
6 3 (27.27%) Internet
6 3 (27.27%) SQL
7 2 (18.18%) DB2
7 2 (18.18%) Remedy
7 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
7 2 (18.18%) HP
7 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (18.18%) Thin Client
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (18.18%) XenApp
7 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
7 2 (18.18%) Fat Client
7 2 (18.18%) Wyse
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
7 2 (18.18%) Patch Management
7 2 (18.18%) Converged Infrastructure
7 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (9.09%) Logical Data Model
8 1 (9.09%) Physical Data Model
8 1 (9.09%) Cybercrime
8 1 (9.09%) Internal Audit

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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) DB2
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) AS400 Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) AS400 Support
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Operator
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) IT Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) IT Operations Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Operations Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) AS400 Operator
3 1 (9.09%) Auditor
3 1 (9.09%) IT Auditor
3 1 (9.09%) IT Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Auditor
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Senior IT Auditor
3 1 (9.09%) Senior IT Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) AS400
2 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
3 2 (18.18%) Fat Client
3 2 (18.18%) Thin Client
4 1 (9.09%) Cybercrime
4 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Linux
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Converged Infrastructure
1 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (18.18%) Patch Management
2 1 (9.09%) Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) Data Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) Data Management
2 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
2 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
2 1 (9.09%) ERP
2 1 (9.09%) Information Security
2 1 (9.09%) Internal Audit
2 1 (9.09%) IT Audit
2 1 (9.09%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (9.09%) Master Data Management
2 1 (9.09%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (9.09%) PLM
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
2 1 (9.09%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (18.18%) XenApp
1 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) Remedy
3 2 (18.18%) Wyse
4 1 (9.09%) JD Edwards
4 1 (9.09%) SAP