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 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AS/400
Rank 129 123 136
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Contract jobs citing AS400 14 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.45% 0.12% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.03% 0.53% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 2
Average daily rate
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£320 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £26.50 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £17.75 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+83.09% +42.00%
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
689 569 681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 22.16% 23.50% 21.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 273 300
Average daily rate £350 £338 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £215 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 73 96
Average hourly rate £25.63 £22.66 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.08% -30.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.08 £11.38 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £50.00 £45.00
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 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 20 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bedfordshire -21 1 - -
Essex - 1 £200 -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
AS400
England

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 16 (59.26%) Mainframe
2 14 (51.85%) Windows
3 12 (44.44%) C
3 12 (44.44%) PRINCE2
3 12 (44.44%) PMI
3 12 (44.44%) PMI Certification
4 10 (37.04%) AIX
5 9 (33.33%) Change Management
6 7 (25.93%) iSeries
7 6 (22.22%) Migration
7 6 (22.22%) OS/400
8 5 (18.52%) HP
9 4 (14.81%) MVS
9 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
9 4 (14.81%) ITIL
9 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
9 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
10 3 (11.11%) SQL
10 3 (11.11%) Oracle
10 3 (11.11%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
10 3 (11.11%) EMC
10 3 (11.11%) ITIL V3
11 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (7.41%) HP SIM
11 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
11 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
11 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
11 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
11 2 (7.41%) BusinessObjects

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 1 (3.70%) IIS
1 1 (3.70%) MQSeries
1 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
1 2 (7.41%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) TestDirector
2 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Project Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Technical Support
2 5 (18.52%) AS400 Support
3 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Tester
5 1 (3.70%) Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.70%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Backup Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) XML
2 1 (3.70%) XSD
2 1 (3.70%) XSLT
2 1 (3.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (59.26%) Mainframe
2 12 (44.44%) PMI
3 7 (25.93%) iSeries
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) AIX
3 6 (22.22%) OS/400
4 4 (14.81%) MVS
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) PRINCE2
2 9 (33.33%) Change Management
3 6 (22.22%) Migration
4 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
4 4 (14.81%) ITIL
4 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
5 3 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 3 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
6 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
6 2 (7.41%) ETL
6 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.41%) CRM
7 1 (3.70%) Workflow
7 1 (3.70%) Change Control
7 1 (3.70%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) C
2 3 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (7.41%) HP SIM
2 2 (7.41%) OpenView
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) HP
2 3 (11.11%) EMC
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Business Objects
3 2 (7.41%) SAP
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) IBM