The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM iSeries
South East / Surrey
Rank 90 84 -
Rank change year-on-year -6 -  
Contract jobs citing iSeries 6 17 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.51% 1.31% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.69% 3.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £350 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +10.71% -12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year - +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 Surrey with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 356 505 432
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 30.45% 39.03% 29.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 280 204
Median daily rate £403 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.29% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 59 19
Median hourly rate £18.50 £43.00 £29.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.97% +45.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.78 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £57.00 £51.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.75 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.68% +48.00%  

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

iSeries
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iSeries in Surrey

iSeries
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for iSeries in Surrey

iSeries
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorking - 3 - -
iSeries
South East

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Surrey region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Linux
3 11 (84.62%) Citrix
3 11 (84.62%) VMware
4 8 (61.54%) Finance
4 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
4 8 (61.54%) SQL
4 8 (61.54%) DB2
5 7 (53.85%) IBM
5 7 (53.85%) HP
5 7 (53.85%) Hitachi
5 7 (53.85%) Thin Client
5 7 (53.85%) Tivoli
5 7 (53.85%) AS400
5 7 (53.85%) Wyse
5 7 (53.85%) Fat Client
5 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (53.85%) XenApp
5 7 (53.85%) XenDesktop
6 1 (7.69%) Sophos
6 1 (7.69%) Telnet
6 1 (7.69%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (7.69%) Lotus
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.69%) MySQL
6 1 (7.69%) MS Office
6 1 (7.69%) XML
6 1 (7.69%) ODBC
6 1 (7.69%) C
6 1 (7.69%) HTML

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 (7.69%) IBM Domino
1 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) QuickPlace
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) FTP
1 1 (7.69%) SMTP
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.69%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) DB2
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
1 1 (7.69%) NetBeans
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Domino Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Lotus Notes Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Monitoring Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Operator
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) ODBC
1 1 (7.69%) XML
1 1 (7.69%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) AS400
1 7 (53.85%) Fat Client
1 7 (53.85%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Linux
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) LotusScript
2 1 (7.69%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 7 (53.85%) XenApp
2 7 (53.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Tivoli
2 1 (7.69%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Citrix
1 11 (84.62%) VMware
2 7 (53.85%) Hitachi
2 7 (53.85%) HP
2 7 (53.85%) IBM
2 7 (53.85%) Wyse
3 1 (7.69%) Lotus
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Sophos