The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AS/400
Rank 52 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing AS400 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.17% 0.35% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.73% 1.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - £15.50
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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 Birmingham region.

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
137 113 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.95% 19.82% 23.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 69 46
Average daily rate £340 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 22
Average hourly rate £18.50 £11.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.18% -38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.20 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £15.70 £33.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

AS400
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

AS400 Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

AS400
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

AS400 Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

AS400
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

AS400 Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

AS400
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) HP APS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) iSeries
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) HP APS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet