Period
to 17 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iSeries over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 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 > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 177 193
Rank change year-on-year +1 +16 -16
Contract jobs citing iSeries 5 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.11% 0.47% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 1.45% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 8
Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.00% -4.76% +33.33%
10th Percentile £416 £414 £402
90th Percentile £478 £529 £611
England median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% +100.00% +11.11%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,305 1,582 1,798
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 29.54% 32.02% 30.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 860 991 1,160
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £220 £225 £245
90th Percentile £560 £538 £563
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 72 112
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.81 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.05% -1.28% +3.45%
10th Percentile £9.90 £9.83 £10.00
90th Percentile £39.48 £28.75 £22.23
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.88% +2.50% +14.29%

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for iSeries in Yorkshire

iSeries
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iSeries in Yorkshire

iSeries
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for iSeries in Yorkshire

iSeries
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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
West Yorkshire -5 3 £428 +0.59%
South Yorkshire +11 2 £475 -5.00%
iSeries
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 3 (60.00%) RPG
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
1 3 (60.00%) RPG IV
2 2 (40.00%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (40.00%) AS400
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (20.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Management

iSeries
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) SuccessFactors
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) RPG Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) AS400 Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) RPG Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) AS400
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Thinking
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) RPG
1 3 (60.00%) RPG IV
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) VMware