The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 - 66
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing iSeries 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.19% - 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.92% - 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £445 - £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £450 £390
% change year-on-year -1.11% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - -

iSeries is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 109 125 117
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 20.60% 26.43% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 87 85
Median daily rate £393 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.63% +12.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £14.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +208.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.28 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £56.00 £18.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing iSeries as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for iSeries in South Wales

iSeries
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iSeries in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Wales region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Informatica
1 1 (50.00%) PowerExchange
1 1 (50.00%) Teradata
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (50.00%) Change Data Capture

iSeries
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 (50.00%) PowerExchange
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Data Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Informatica Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Data Capture
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Informatica
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Teradata
South Wales
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