The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AS/400
Rank 123 124 114
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing AS400 5 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.20% 0.38% 0.090%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.80% 1.43% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
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- £110 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
-18.64% +5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £47.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-15.95% +224.13%
AS400
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
622 697 541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.86% 26.33% 24.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 344 255
Average daily rate £375 £365 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 56 48
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -49.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.53 £10.93 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%

AS400
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

AS400 Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

AS400
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

AS400 Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

AS400
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

AS400 Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

AS400
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AS400 within the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +14 5 - - 2
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Norfolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
AS400
England

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (66.67%) iSeries
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) IBM
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
4 3 (33.33%) MS Access
4 3 (33.33%) Solaris
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) MS Office
4 3 (33.33%) UNIX
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) AIX
4 3 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) Citrix
4 3 (33.33%) SAN
4 3 (33.33%) BMC
4 3 (33.33%) NetApp
4 3 (33.33%) Tivoli
4 3 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 3 (33.33%) Capacity Management
5 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (22.22%) Network Security
5 2 (22.22%) Change Control

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MS Access
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) TestDirector
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Legal
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Capacity Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) AS400 Support
2 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Support
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Storage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) iSeries
2 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
3 1 (11.11%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Solaris
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) AIX
2 2 (22.22%) OS/400
2 2 (22.22%) HPUX
3 1 (11.11%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 3 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Change Control
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Quality Management
2 2 (22.22%) ETL
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 3 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (11.11%) OpenView
3 1 (11.11%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (11.11%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
1 5 (55.56%) IBM
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (33.33%) BMC
3 3 (33.33%) NetApp
4 2 (22.22%) SAP
4 2 (22.22%) Business Objects
5 1 (11.11%) EMC