The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AS/400
Rank 443 449 494
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +45
Contract jobs citing AS400 136 120 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.25% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.84% 0.79% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 43 36
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£350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £224 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £524 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £263 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 4
Average hourly rate £26.50 £29.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.16% +18.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.95 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £50.00 £46.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £22.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+40.44% +78.00%
AS400
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16171 15218 16173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.95% 31.55% 30.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9949 9558 9540
Average daily rate £413 £420 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 681 614 799
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

AS400
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

AS400 Jobs Demand Trend in England

AS400
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

AS400 Daily Rate Trend in England

AS400
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AS400 across the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

AS400 Daily Rate Histogram in England

AS400
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

AS400 Hourly Rate Trend in England

AS400
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AS400 across the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

AS400 Hourly Rate Histogram in England

AS400
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 19 September 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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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
London +18 57 £400 - 2
South East +12 40 £350 +16.66% 2
East of England -12 14 £320 - 1
North West -2 9 - - 3
West Midlands -20 5 £470 -
South West -43 4 £500 - 1
North East -34 3 £550 - 1
East Midlands 0 2 - - 1
Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
AS400
UK

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 120 (47.06%) iSeries
2 75 (29.41%) RPG
3 70 (27.45%) Finance
4 51 (20.00%) Windows
5 50 (19.61%) IBM
6 44 (17.25%) SQL
7 40 (15.69%) Microsoft
7 40 (15.69%) RPG IV
8 35 (13.73%) Mainframe
9 34 (13.33%) WebSphere
10 32 (12.55%) UNIX
11 27 (10.59%) Banking
11 27 (10.59%) Active Directory
12 25 (9.80%) ITIL
12 25 (9.80%) Migration
13 24 (9.41%) FTP
14 22 (8.63%) PRINCE2
14 22 (8.63%) Linux
14 22 (8.63%) ERP
15 21 (8.24%) Oracle
15 21 (8.24%) HP
15 21 (8.24%) Citrix
15 21 (8.24%) Middleware
16 20 (7.84%) C
17 19 (7.45%) Data Warehouse
17 19 (7.45%) AIX
17 19 (7.45%) TCP/IP
18 18 (7.06%) Change Management
19 17 (6.67%) BPCS
19 17 (6.67%) Agile Software Development

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 34 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 10 (3.92%) WebSphere Application Server
2 10 (3.92%) MQSeries
3 7 (2.75%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.96%) IIS
5 4 (1.57%) Apache
5 4 (1.57%) SAS
5 4 (1.57%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.78%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.78%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.39%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (5.10%) MS Office
2 10 (3.92%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (6.67%) BPCS
2 10 (3.92%) JDE OneWorld
3 8 (3.14%) Misys Midas
4 7 (2.75%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 3 (1.18%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (1.18%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (1.18%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (1.18%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (1.18%) PRMS
5 3 (1.18%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.78%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.78%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.78%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.78%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.78%) SAP GRC
6 2 (0.78%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.39%) SunGard GMI
7 1 (0.39%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.39%) SAP APO
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.41%) FTP
2 19 (7.45%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.75%) HTTP
4 6 (2.35%) Firewall
4 6 (2.35%) Internet
5 4 (1.57%) SAN
6 3 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.78%) APPN
7 2 (0.78%) LAN
7 2 (0.78%) WAN
8 1 (0.39%) VLAN
8 1 (0.39%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.39%) Intranet
8 1 (0.39%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.39%) IPv4
8 1 (0.39%) IPv6
8 1 (0.39%) SMS
8 1 (0.39%) LDAP
8 1 (0.39%) RTP
8 1 (0.39%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.45%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (4.31%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.31%) DB2
3 3 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.18%) SAP BW
3 3 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.78%) MySQL
4 2 (0.78%) Star Schema
4 2 (0.78%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.78%) QlikView
4 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.78%) Base SAS
4 2 (0.78%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.39%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.39%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (1.96%) ERwin
2 3 (1.18%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (0.78%) JUnit
3 2 (0.78%) PVCS
3 2 (0.78%) Toad
3 2 (0.78%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.78%) Selenium
4 1 (0.39%) LSMW
4 1 (0.39%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.39%) Visual LANSA
4 1 (0.39%) MSI
General
1 70 (27.45%) Finance
2 27 (10.59%) Banking
3 10 (3.92%) Financial Institution
3 10 (3.92%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.75%) Retail
5 4 (1.57%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.57%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.57%) International Banking
6 3 (1.18%) General Ledger
6 3 (1.18%) Back Office
7 2 (0.78%) Automotive
7 2 (0.78%) German Language
8 1 (0.39%) Marketing
8 1 (0.39%) Czech Language
8 1 (0.39%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.39%) French Language
8 1 (0.39%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.39%) Legal
8 1 (0.39%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 73 (28.63%) Analyst
2 58 (22.75%) Developer
3 28 (10.98%) AS400 Developer
4 25 (9.80%) Technical Support
5 24 (9.41%) Consultant
6 23 (9.02%) Programmer
7 22 (8.63%) Project Manager
8 19 (7.45%) Test Analyst
8 19 (7.45%) Analyst Programmer
9 13 (5.10%) RPG Developer
9 13 (5.10%) Applications Support
9 13 (5.10%) Architect
10 12 (4.71%) Administrator
10 12 (4.71%) AS400 Support
11 11 (4.31%) Support Analyst
12 8 (3.14%) Operations Analyst
12 8 (3.14%) RPG Programmer
13 7 (2.75%) RPG Analyst Programmer
13 7 (2.75%) Technical Manager
13 7 (2.75%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.24%) Middleware
2 11 (4.31%) Web Services
3 9 (3.53%) XML
3 9 (3.53%) J2EE
4 8 (3.14%) SOAP
5 7 (2.75%) WebSphere MQ
6 6 (2.35%) .NET
7 5 (1.96%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 5 (1.96%) HTML
8 3 (1.18%) JSON
8 3 (1.18%) RESTful
8 3 (1.18%) BAPI
9 2 (0.78%) JRockit
9 2 (0.78%) APPC
9 2 (0.78%) Web Dynpro
9 2 (0.78%) SAP Smart Forms
9 2 (0.78%) SAP XI
9 2 (0.78%) EDI
9 2 (0.78%) CSS
9 2 (0.78%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 120 (47.06%) iSeries
2 35 (13.73%) Mainframe
3 13 (5.10%) PMI
4 9 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (3.53%) Clustering
5 8 (3.14%) Hedge funds
5 8 (3.14%) SecurID
5 8 (3.14%) VAX
6 7 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.35%) SWIFT
8 5 (1.96%) DataPower
9 3 (1.18%) Derivative
9 3 (1.18%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (1.18%) CMDB
9 3 (1.18%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.78%) Replication
10 2 (0.78%) Tandem
10 2 (0.78%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.78%) LPAR
10 2 (0.78%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 51 (20.00%) Windows
2 32 (12.55%) UNIX
3 22 (8.63%) Linux
4 19 (7.45%) AIX
5 14 (5.49%) Windows 7
6 11 (4.31%) Solaris
7 10 (3.92%) VMS
7 10 (3.92%) OS/400
8 6 (2.35%) zOS
8 6 (2.35%) MVS
9 4 (1.57%) SUSE
9 4 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.18%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.78%) i5/OS
12 1 (0.39%) Android
12 1 (0.39%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (9.80%) ITIL
1 25 (9.80%) Migration
2 22 (8.63%) PRINCE2
2 22 (8.63%) ERP
3 18 (7.06%) Change Management
4 17 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (5.10%) UML
6 12 (4.71%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (3.92%) Data Modelling
7 10 (3.92%) Incident Management
7 10 (3.92%) Use Case
8 9 (3.53%) Problem Management
8 9 (3.53%) Mentoring
8 9 (3.53%) Project Management
9 8 (3.14%) E-Commerce
9 8 (3.14%) Technical Analysis
10 7 (2.75%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (2.75%) Waterfall
10 7 (2.75%) Coaching
10 7 (2.75%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 75 (29.41%) RPG
2 44 (17.25%) SQL
3 40 (15.69%) RPG IV
4 20 (7.84%) C
5 14 (5.49%) RPG/400
6 13 (5.10%) COBOL
7 7 (2.75%) Java
8 3 (1.18%) ABAP
9 2 (0.78%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.78%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.78%) Perl
9 2 (0.78%) PHP
9 2 (0.78%) Delphi
9 2 (0.78%) SAPscript
10 1 (0.39%) C#
10 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (5.49%) PMI Certification
2 6 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (1.18%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.18%) CISSP
4 2 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (0.78%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.39%) MCDST
5 1 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.39%) PMP
5 1 (0.39%) ISEB
5 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.39%) CCNP
5 1 (0.39%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.92%) SLA
2 5 (1.96%) QA
3 4 (1.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.18%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.18%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.39%) GxP
System Software
1 27 (10.59%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.57%) VMware ESX
3 4 (1.57%) vSphere
4 1 (0.39%) Squid
4 1 (0.39%) SRDF
4 1 (0.39%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (4.71%) OpenView
1 12 (4.71%) HP SIM
2 10 (3.92%) Control-M
2 10 (3.92%) NetBackup
2 10 (3.92%) Tivoli
2 10 (3.92%) Tivoli NetView
3 8 (3.14%) Netcool
3 8 (3.14%) BMC PATROL
3 8 (3.14%) Backup Exec
3 8 (3.14%) Legato
4 7 (2.75%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (1.96%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (1.57%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.78%) SCCM
7 2 (0.78%) SCOM
8 1 (0.39%) OMEGAMON
8 1 (0.39%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.39%) Foglight
Vendors
1 50 (19.61%) IBM
2 40 (15.69%) Microsoft
3 21 (8.24%) Oracle
3 21 (8.24%) HP
3 21 (8.24%) Citrix
4 16 (6.27%) SAP
5 13 (5.10%) JD Edwards
6 10 (3.92%) EMC
7 9 (3.53%) VMware
8 8 (3.14%) Remedy
8 8 (3.14%) Veritas
8 8 (3.14%) Wall Street Systems
9 5 (1.96%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.57%) BMC
11 3 (1.18%) NetApp
11 3 (1.18%) Dell
11 3 (1.18%) SunGard
11 3 (1.18%) Business Objects
11 3 (1.18%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.78%) Mercator
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