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 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AS/400
Rank 112 113 115
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing AS400 8 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.32% 0.28% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.02% 0.98% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
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£450 £263 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.51% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £32.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-49.23% +56.62%
AS400
South East

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
787 715 654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 31.14% 28.27% 27.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 336 215
Average daily rate £386 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.35% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £181 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 32 29
Average hourly rate £17.22 £16.72 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% -9.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £22.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +2.27%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AS400 across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

AS400 Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AS400 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead - 4 £450 -
Reading - 3 £485 -
AS400
South East

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 11 (91.67%) iSeries
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (66.67%) Linux
4 7 (58.33%) AIX
4 7 (58.33%) UNIX
4 7 (58.33%) WebSphere
5 6 (50.00%) ITIL
5 6 (50.00%) DB2
5 6 (50.00%) SAP
5 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 6 (50.00%) Citrix
5 6 (50.00%) Maximo
6 5 (41.67%) Retail
6 5 (41.67%) zOS
6 5 (41.67%) IBM
6 5 (41.67%) Mainframe
6 5 (41.67%) VMware
7 4 (33.33%) Tivoli
7 4 (33.33%) RPG
7 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 3 (25.00%) Oracle
8 3 (25.00%) SQL
8 3 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (25.00%) SAN
8 3 (25.00%) Project Management
8 3 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
9 2 (16.67%) NetIQ
9 2 (16.67%) APPC

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 7 (58.33%) WebSphere
2 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) Internet
2 2 (16.67%) APPN
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
2 2 (16.67%) FTP
2 2 (16.67%) HTTP
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) DB2
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
1 1 (8.33%) TestComplete
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (41.67%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Technical Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Designer
2 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Solutions Designer
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Developer Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) RPG Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Transition Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) APPC
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (91.67%) iSeries
2 5 (41.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Linux
3 7 (58.33%) AIX
3 7 (58.33%) UNIX
4 5 (41.67%) zOS
5 2 (16.67%) i5/OS
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 2 (16.67%) OS/400
6 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Release Management
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) RPG
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) RPG/400
3 2 (16.67%) RPG IV
3 2 (16.67%) C
3 2 (16.67%) COBOL
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) SAP
2 6 (50.00%) Citrix
3 5 (41.67%) IBM
3 5 (41.67%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) NetIQ
6 1 (8.33%) Endeca
6 1 (8.33%) Google
6 1 (8.33%) Coremetrics
6 1 (8.33%) HP