Period
to 22 July 2017

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 22 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 205 211
Rank change year-on-year +23 +6 -42
Contract jobs citing iSeries 4 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.094% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.56% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 4
Yorkshire median daily rate £440 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +33.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £420 £373 £271
90th Percentile £460 £568 £488
England median daily rate £413 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -8.33% +12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +66.67% -16.67% -44.62%

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 1366 1780 1712
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 32.25% 30.75% 29.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 849 1157 1090
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +3.70%
10th Percentile £275 £269 £213
90th Percentile £556 £575 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 46 79
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.86 £14.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.74% +9.62% -7.14%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.90 £8.90
90th Percentile £28.47 £21.88 £37.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -7.69%

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 22 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
West Yorkshire +27 4 £440 +83.33% 2
iSeries
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Tandem
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) IBM Sterling
2 3 (75.00%) ISPF
2 3 (75.00%) Axway
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (75.00%) FTP
2 3 (75.00%) B2B
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) zOS
2 3 (75.00%) JCL
2 3 (75.00%) Middleware
2 3 (75.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (75.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 3 (75.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (25.00%) Avaya
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) IBM Domino
3 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (25.00%) IBM Domino
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) z/OS Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) ISPF
1 3 (75.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (75.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) zOS
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) B2B
2 3 (75.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) People Management
3 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Axway
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
1 3 (75.00%) IBM Sterling
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (25.00%) VMware