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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AS/400
Rank - 131 128
Contract jobs citing AS400 0 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.21% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.73% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 8
Median daily rate - £320 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £264 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
-18.76% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £16.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+71.21% -49.23%
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
757 820 804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.26% 29.03% 27.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 434 426
Median daily rate £400 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 88 75
Median hourly rate £19.00 £33.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.42% +24.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.11 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -12.19%

AS400
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing AS400 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing AS400 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for AS400.

1 7 (87.50%) IBM
2 6 (75.00%) Mainframe
2 6 (75.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (62.50%) Problem Management
3 5 (62.50%) Knowledge Management
3 5 (62.50%) assyst
3 5 (62.50%) ISPF
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL V3
3 5 (62.50%) High Availability
3 5 (62.50%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 5 (62.50%) Workflow
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) CICS
3 5 (62.50%) zOS
3 5 (62.50%) MVS
3 5 (62.50%) Tivoli NetView
3 5 (62.50%) JCL
3 5 (62.50%) COBOL
3 5 (62.50%) DB2
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) RPG
4 2 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (12.50%) SQL

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (62.50%) CICS
Business Applications
1 5 (62.50%) assyst
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) DB2
General
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) AS400 Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) RPG Developer
2 1 (12.50%) AS400 Support
2 1 (12.50%) DB2 Support
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support
2 1 (12.50%) Mainframe Support
2 1 (12.50%) MVS Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 6 (75.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) MVS
1 5 (62.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) High Availability
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL V3
1 5 (62.50%) Knowledge Management
1 5 (62.50%) Problem Management
1 5 (62.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) COBOL
1 5 (62.50%) JCL
2 2 (25.00%) RPG
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (62.50%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) IBM