The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AS/400
Rank 122 116 128
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Contract jobs citing AS400 3 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.74% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 2.98% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 7
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£376 £438 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.17% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £263 £338
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £22.25 £11.30
% change year-on-year
+40.44% +96.98%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
680 637 758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.24% 24.82% 24.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 314 296
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £481 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 24 29
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -20.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.77 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £41.10 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.53 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -36.36%

AS400
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AS400 across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

AS400 Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

AS400
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing AS400 across the Berkshire region.

AS400 Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

AS400
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing AS400 across the Berkshire region.

AS400 Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing AS400 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited AS400.

1 9 (90.00%) iSeries
2 8 (80.00%) IBM
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) WebSphere
4 4 (40.00%) Workflow
4 4 (40.00%) RPG
4 4 (40.00%) RPG/400
4 4 (40.00%) RPG IV
5 3 (30.00%) SWIFT
5 3 (30.00%) Lean Six Sigma
5 3 (30.00%) Misys Midas
5 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (30.00%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) .NET
5 3 (30.00%) DB2
5 3 (30.00%) UNIX
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
5 3 (30.00%) SAP
5 3 (30.00%) DSDM
5 3 (30.00%) MQSeries
5 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (30.00%) ETL
5 3 (30.00%) Internet
5 3 (30.00%) ERwin
5 3 (30.00%) SAP FI
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) Mainframe

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing AS400 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited AS400. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (30.00%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Misys Midas
1 3 (30.00%) SAP FI
2 2 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (20.00%) SAP CO
2 2 (20.00%) SAP GRC
3 1 (10.00%) SAP ERP
3 1 (10.00%) SAP SD
3 1 (10.00%) SAP MM
3 1 (10.00%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) DB2
1 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (20.00%) SAP BW
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) ERwin
2 1 (10.00%) LSMW
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) AS400 Developer
3 2 (20.00%) SAP Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Technical Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Mainframe Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Data Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Data Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) BAPI
2 2 (20.00%) SAP Smart Forms
2 2 (20.00%) SAP XI
2 2 (20.00%) Web Dynpro
2 2 (20.00%) Middleware
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (20.00%) EDI
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) iSeries
2 3 (30.00%) SWIFT
2 3 (30.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (10.00%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Workflow
3 3 (30.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (30.00%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) DSDM
3 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (30.00%) ETL
3 3 (30.00%) Six Sigma
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Web Application Development
5 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) RPG
2 4 (40.00%) RPG/400
2 4 (40.00%) RPG IV
3 2 (20.00%) SAPscript
3 2 (20.00%) ABAP
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) GxP
1 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) IBM
2 3 (30.00%) SAP
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Informatica