Period
to 17 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iSeries over the 6 months to 17 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 West
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 201 203 215
Rank change year-on-year +2 +12 -1
Contract jobs citing iSeries 1 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.018% 0.034% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.065% 0.12% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 9
South West median daily rate £375 - £350
10th Percentile £363 - £300
90th Percentile £388 - £450
England median daily rate £429 £475 £364
% change year-on-year -9.74% +30.58% -14.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
South West median hourly rate - £20.00 -
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 West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1538 1681 1845
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.17% 28.91% 27.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 935 1151 1174
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% -
10th Percentile £211 £225 £210
90th Percentile £539 £553 £532
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 117 104
South West median hourly rate £39.50 £26.50 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.06% -30.72% +14.18%
10th Percentile £12.07 £11.53 £12.72
90th Percentile £56.45 £43.95 £55.00
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.67 £19.03
% change year-on-year -0.82% +8.62% +5.72%

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for iSeries in the South West

iSeries
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iSeries in the South West

iSeries
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for iSeries in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 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 West region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

iSeries
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) SQL