Period
to 26 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iSeries over the 6 months to 26 July 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 173 178
Rank change year-on-year +25 +5 -30
Contract jobs citing iSeries 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.071% 0.049% 0.096%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.15% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
West Yorkshire median daily rate £433 £240 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +80.21% -23.20% -19.87%
10th Percentile £421 £220 £249
90th Percentile £457 £260 £346
Yorkshire median daily rate £433 £513 £375
% change year-on-year -15.61% +36.67% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 917 1307 1187
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 32.41% 32.13% 28.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 859 789
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £290 £225
90th Percentile £556 £571 £518
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 29 43
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.07% +11.54% -13.33%
10th Percentile £8.42 £9.50 £9.55
90th Percentile £28.47 £19.07 £39.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.86 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -1.00% +7.69% -10.34%

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for iSeries in West Yorkshire

iSeries
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iSeries in West Yorkshire

iSeries
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for iSeries in West Yorkshire

iSeries
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 26 July 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
Leeds +24 1 £425 +77.08%
Halifax - 1 £440 -
iSeries
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Tandem
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Sterling
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) ISPF
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Axway
2 1 (50.00%) Wealth Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) People Management
2 1 (50.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Domino
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) B2B
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) zOS
2 1 (50.00%) JCL

iSeries
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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%) IBM Domino
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Unix Developer
1 1 (50.00%) z/OS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) ISPF
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (50.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) B2B
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) People Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Time Sharing Option
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Avaya
1 1 (50.00%) Axway
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Sterling
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
1 1 (50.00%) VMware