The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 27 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 - 74
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing iSeries 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.16% - 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.79% - 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £445 - £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -1.11% +12.50%  
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 Wales with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 127 149 160
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 20.42% 26.75% 18.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 103 111
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 5
Median hourly rate £21.25 £29.50 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.96% +115.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.80 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.50 £15.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Wales

iSeries
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iSeries in Wales

iSeries
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
South Wales - 1 £445 - 1
iSeries
UK

For the 6 months to 27 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 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 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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