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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AS/400
Rank - - 127
Contract jobs citing AS400 0 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - - 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 8
Average daily rate - - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £313 £338
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £16.50 £47.00
% change year-on-year
+65.15% -64.89%
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
724 775 857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 28.54% 29.10% 27.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 432 452
Average daily rate £400 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 72 54
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.94 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.07 £41.70 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.87% -5.60%

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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 9 (90.00%) IBM
2 8 (80.00%) Mainframe
2 8 (80.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 7 (70.00%) Knowledge Management
3 7 (70.00%) assyst
3 7 (70.00%) ISPF
3 7 (70.00%) ITIL V3
3 7 (70.00%) High Availability
3 7 (70.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 7 (70.00%) Workflow
3 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (70.00%) CICS
3 7 (70.00%) zOS
3 7 (70.00%) MVS
3 7 (70.00%) Tivoli NetView
3 7 (70.00%) JCL
3 7 (70.00%) COBOL
3 7 (70.00%) DB2
3 7 (70.00%) ITIL
3 7 (70.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (20.00%) RPG
6 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 7 (70.00%) CICS
Business Applications
1 7 (70.00%) assyst
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) AS400 Developer
1 2 (20.00%) Developer
1 2 (20.00%) RPG Developer
2 1 (10.00%) AS400 Support
2 1 (10.00%) DB2 Support
2 1 (10.00%) IT Support
2 1 (10.00%) Mainframe Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Mainframe Support
2 1 (10.00%) MVS Support
2 1 (10.00%) z/OS Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 8 (80.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) MVS
1 7 (70.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) High Availability
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL V3
1 7 (70.00%) Knowledge Management
1 7 (70.00%) Problem Management
1 7 (70.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) COBOL
1 7 (70.00%) JCL
2 2 (20.00%) RPG
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (70.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) IBM