The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AS/400
Rank 58 72 65
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Contract jobs citing AS400 7 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.90% 0.11% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.15% 0.37% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £375 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £263 £338
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £22.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+40.44% +78.00%
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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 Cheshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
222 268 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 28.39% 29.74% 23.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 121 131
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £617 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 12
Average hourly rate £16.84 £30.00 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.86% +60.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.41 £16.14 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £35.00 £42.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

AS400
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

AS400 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

AS400
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

AS400 Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

AS400
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

AS400 Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 6 (85.71%) RPG
1 6 (85.71%) BPCS
1 6 (85.71%) iSeries
2 1 (14.29%) CA Wily
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Foglight
2 1 (14.29%) Tandem
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (14.29%) Tumbleweed
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) LDAP
2 1 (14.29%) VMS
2 1 (14.29%) FTP
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Sun
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
2 1 (14.29%) TIBCO
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) AIX

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 6 (85.71%) BPCS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
1 1 (14.29%) FTP
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) iSeries
2 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) AIX
1 1 (14.29%) HPUX
1 1 (14.29%) Solaris
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) RPG
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
1 1 (14.29%) Foglight
1 1 (14.29%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (14.29%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) JBoss
1 1 (14.29%) IBM
1 1 (14.29%) Sun
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
1 1 (14.29%) TIBCO
1 1 (14.29%) Tumbleweed