The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AS/400
Rank 190 218 218
Rank change year-on-year
+28 0
Contract jobs citing AS400 10 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.57% 0.54% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £17.75 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+83.09% +42.00%
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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 City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1754 2396 2514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.77% 32.56% 32.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1221 1747 1903
Average daily rate £475 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 61 57
Average hourly rate £17.68 £19.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.32% -1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.05 £45.60 £32.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

AS400
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

AS400 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

AS400
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

AS400 Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

AS400
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

AS400 Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 9 (56.25%) RPG
1 9 (56.25%) Banking
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) FTP
2 6 (37.50%) RPG IV
3 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
4 4 (25.00%) Service Management
4 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (25.00%) Tivoli
4 4 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (25.00%) International Banking
4 4 (25.00%) IT Governance
4 4 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 4 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) iSeries
4 4 (25.00%) Software Architecture
4 4 (25.00%) ISO 9001
5 2 (12.50%) RPG/400
5 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 2 (12.50%) MS Office
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 1 (6.25%) Data Management
6 1 (6.25%) Information Management
6 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Change Management
6 1 (6.25%) Finance
6 1 (6.25%) DB2
6 1 (6.25%) VBA
6 1 (6.25%) Temenos

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) FTP
2 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (56.25%) Banking
2 4 (25.00%) International Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) RPG Programmer
2 5 (31.25%) RPG Analyst Programmer
2 5 (31.25%) Analyst Programmer
2 5 (31.25%) Programmer
3 4 (25.00%) Backup Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Support
5 1 (6.25%) RPG Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) AS400 Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) iSeries
2 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.25%) Reference Data
2 1 (6.25%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Service Management
1 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (25.00%) IT Governance
1 4 (25.00%) Data Protection
1 4 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
1 4 (25.00%) Software Architecture
2 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Data Management
3 1 (6.25%) Information Management
3 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
3 1 (6.25%) System Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Management
3 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Fund Management
3 1 (6.25%) Wealth Management
3 1 (6.25%) Release Management
3 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) RPG
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) RPG IV
3 2 (12.50%) RPG/400
4 1 (6.25%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 4 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Temenos
2 1 (6.25%) Advent
2 1 (6.25%) Avaloq