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 3 months to 24 April 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 / Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 144 138
Rank change year-on-year +31 -6  
Contract jobs citing iSeries 4 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.19% 0.10% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.59% 0.35% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Median daily rate £440 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.91% -7.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £375 £403
% change year-on-year +3.66% -6.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 Yorkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 678 869 827
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 32.72% 29.86% 27.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 592 509
Median daily rate £410 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 37
Median hourly rate £14.20 £15.00 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.33% +21.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.92 £10.00 £9.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.24 £20.25 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.20% +29.72%  

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire 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 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 3 months to 24 April 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
West Yorkshire +21 4 £440 +83.33%
iSeries
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 10 (90.91%) Unix
2 9 (81.82%) Service Delivery
2 9 (81.82%) Finance
3 8 (72.73%) Windows
4 7 (63.64%) Linux
4 7 (63.64%) Avaya
4 7 (63.64%) VMware
4 7 (63.64%) ITIL
4 7 (63.64%) People Management
5 5 (45.45%) Palo Alto
5 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
5 5 (45.45%) SLA
5 5 (45.45%) Cisco
5 5 (45.45%) IBM Domino
5 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
6 4 (36.36%) IBM
6 4 (36.36%) Wealth Management
6 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (36.36%) Retail
6 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
7 3 (27.27%) ISPF
7 3 (27.27%) IBM Sterling
7 3 (27.27%) Tandem
7 3 (27.27%) Banking
7 3 (27.27%) Axway
7 3 (27.27%) Time Sharing Option
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 3 (27.27%) zOS
7 3 (27.27%) JCL
7 3 (27.27%) Middleware

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 5 (45.45%) IBM Domino
1 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Retail
3 3 (27.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Engineering Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
3 2 (18.18%) z/OS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Subject Matter Expert
4 1 (9.09%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) ISPF
1 3 (27.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Mainframe
1 3 (27.27%) Tandem
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Unix
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 7 (63.64%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Service Delivery
2 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 7 (63.64%) People Management
3 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
3 4 (36.36%) Wealth Management
4 3 (27.27%) B2B
4 3 (27.27%) Service Management
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
6 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
6 1 (9.09%) Change Management
6 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 1 (9.09%) ERP
6 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) JCL
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Avaya
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) Palo Alto
3 4 (36.36%) IBM
4 3 (27.27%) Axway
4 3 (27.27%) IBM Sterling
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Infor
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle
5 1 (9.09%) SAP