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 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 30 20 17
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Contract jobs citing AS400 13 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.14% 6.01% 7.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.06% 31.82% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 14
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£200 £375 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £273 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £403 £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 £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 Cardiff region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
72 44 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 22.93% 18.88% 27.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 31 41
Average daily rate £315 £388 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.70% +17.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Average hourly rate £18.88 £10.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.75% -34.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £10.00 £11.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £17.20 £15.99
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 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 30 January 2015.

AS400 Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
2 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 10 (45.45%) Project Management
3 9 (40.91%) Windows
4 8 (36.36%) MS Office
4 8 (36.36%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (36.36%) HP
4 8 (36.36%) ISEB
4 8 (36.36%) Workflow
4 8 (36.36%) Incident Management
4 8 (36.36%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (31.82%) Service Management
5 7 (31.82%) ITIL
6 5 (22.73%) MCP
6 5 (22.73%) UML
6 5 (22.73%) OO
6 5 (22.73%) Software Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Banking
6 5 (22.73%) Analytics
6 5 (22.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (18.18%) Test Strategy
7 4 (18.18%) MS Project
7 4 (18.18%) SLA
8 3 (13.64%) OS/400
8 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
8 3 (13.64%) TestDirector
8 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (13.64%) Test Management
8 3 (13.64%) iSeries

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Office
2 4 (18.18%) MS Project
3 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
4 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) DHCP
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (13.64%) TestDirector
General
1 22 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Test Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Service Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (22.73%) Support Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (22.73%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Applications Support
5 2 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Software Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Development Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Software Development Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (4.55%) AS400 Support
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) J2EE
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%) AIX
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Project Management
2 8 (36.36%) Workflow
2 8 (36.36%) Incident Management
3 7 (31.82%) Service Management
3 7 (31.82%) ITIL
4 5 (22.73%) UML
4 5 (22.73%) OO
4 5 (22.73%) Software Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Analytics
5 4 (18.18%) Test Strategy
6 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Test Management
7 2 (9.09%) Time Management
7 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 2 (9.09%) Scrum
7 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (9.09%) IT Governance
8 1 (4.55%) SOA
8 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
8 1 (4.55%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
1 2 (9.09%) COBOL
1 2 (9.09%) RPG
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) ISEB
2 5 (22.73%) MCP
2 5 (22.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) CCA
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.55%) VCP5
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 8 (36.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) IBM
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) VMware