The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AS/400
Rank 27 29 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Contract jobs citing AS400 8 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.93% 3.58% 9.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.29% 15.71% 34.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 14
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£400 £375 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £375 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £408 £375
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 - £47.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +224.13%
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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 Cardiff region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
56 70 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 20.51% 22.80% 27.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 53 29
Average daily rate £325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 8
Average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.06 £18.20 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%

AS400
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

AS400 Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

AS400
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

AS400 Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

AS400
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AS400 across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

AS400 Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 22 (100.00%) Finance
2 10 (45.45%) IBM
3 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (40.91%) HP
3 9 (40.91%) ISEB
3 9 (40.91%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (40.91%) Project Management
3 9 (40.91%) Windows
3 9 (40.91%) Workflow
3 9 (40.91%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (36.36%) Incident Management
5 7 (31.82%) Service Management
5 7 (31.82%) MS Office
5 7 (31.82%) ITIL
6 6 (27.27%) Banking
7 5 (22.73%) Software Testing
7 5 (22.73%) MCP
7 5 (22.73%) Analytics
7 5 (22.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (22.73%) Test Strategy
8 4 (18.18%) SLA
8 4 (18.18%) UML
8 4 (18.18%) OO
8 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (18.18%) Test Management
9 3 (13.64%) OS/400
9 3 (13.64%) MS Project
9 3 (13.64%) iSeries
10 2 (9.09%) TestDirector
10 2 (9.09%) Shell Script

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Office
2 3 (13.64%) MS Project
3 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) DHCP
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (9.09%) TestDirector
General
1 22 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Analyst
2 9 (40.91%) Test Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Support Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (22.73%) Service Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (13.64%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Applications Support
5 2 (9.09%) Software Development Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Development Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Software Manager
5 2 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Tester
6 1 (4.55%) AS400 Support
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) iSeries
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) OS/400
3 2 (9.09%) UNIX
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Project Management
1 9 (40.91%) Workflow
2 8 (36.36%) Incident Management
3 7 (31.82%) ITIL
3 7 (31.82%) Service Management
4 5 (22.73%) Test Strategy
4 5 (22.73%) Analytics
4 5 (22.73%) Software Testing
5 4 (18.18%) UML
5 4 (18.18%) OO
5 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Test Management
6 2 (9.09%) Time Management
6 2 (9.09%) IT Governance
6 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 2 (9.09%) Scrum
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management
7 1 (4.55%) Regression Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) COBOL
1 2 (9.09%) RPG
1 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) ISEB
2 5 (22.73%) MCP
2 5 (22.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) VCP5
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (40.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) IBM
2 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) VMware