The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AS/400
Rank 484 433 450
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +17
Contract jobs citing AS400 106 70 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.16% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.79% 0.62% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 28 52
Average daily rate £370 £425 £473
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% -10.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £279 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £550 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 6
Average hourly rate £47.00 £22.00 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.63% -28.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £14.75 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+218.64% -52.03%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13400 11240 14111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.10% 26.08% 25.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8401 6937 8355
Average daily rate £425 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 540 572 723
Average hourly rate £19.50 £22.00 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.36% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.57 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
AS400
UK

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 18 April 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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -7 46 £400 -5.88% 6
South East 0 29 £331 -17.18% 2
East of England -13 15 £250 -
East Midlands -9 7 - -
North West -13 4 - - 3
South West -23 3 £260 -16.12% 4
West Midlands -15 1 - -
Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
AS400
UK

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 65 (30.52%) SQL
2 59 (27.70%) iSeries
3 57 (26.76%) Windows
4 47 (22.07%) RPG
5 45 (21.13%) Finance
6 41 (19.25%) Banking
6 41 (19.25%) IBM
7 36 (16.90%) Oracle
8 33 (15.49%) Linux
8 33 (15.49%) UNIX
9 30 (14.08%) Microsoft
10 29 (13.62%) Tivoli
11 27 (12.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 27 (12.68%) SQL Server
12 25 (11.74%) AIX
13 24 (11.27%) Citrix
14 21 (9.86%) MS Excel
14 21 (9.86%) Mainframe
15 20 (9.39%) ERP
16 18 (8.45%) Active Directory
16 18 (8.45%) Data Protection
17 17 (7.98%) Service Management
18 16 (7.51%) Service Delivery
18 16 (7.51%) Migration
18 16 (7.51%) Information Security
18 16 (7.51%) HP
18 16 (7.51%) ISO 9001
18 16 (7.51%) BMC
18 16 (7.51%) IT Governance
18 16 (7.51%) Software Architecture

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 11 (5.16%) WebSphere
2 7 (3.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (2.82%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (2.82%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.35%) IIS
5 3 (1.41%) IBM Notes
5 3 (1.41%) Apache
6 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.94%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.94%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.94%) CICS
7 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 21 (9.86%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.16%) MS Office
3 5 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.88%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (4.23%) SunGard GMI
2 8 (3.76%) INSURE/90
3 7 (3.29%) JDE OneWorld
3 7 (3.29%) SAP SD
3 7 (3.29%) SAP FI
3 7 (3.29%) SAP CRM
4 6 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (2.82%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (2.82%) SAP MM
5 5 (2.35%) Oracle Retail
6 4 (1.88%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 3 (1.41%) BPCS
7 3 (1.41%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (1.41%) SAP ERP
7 3 (1.41%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (1.41%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (1.41%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.94%) Misys Midas
9 1 (0.47%) SAP APO
9 1 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.57%) SAN
2 13 (6.10%) TCP/IP
3 8 (3.76%) FTP
3 8 (3.76%) LAN
3 8 (3.76%) WAN
4 6 (2.82%) Ethernet
5 4 (1.88%) Internet
6 3 (1.41%) HTTP
6 3 (1.41%) SNA
6 3 (1.41%) Firewall
6 3 (1.41%) APPN
7 2 (0.94%) VLAN
7 2 (0.94%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.94%) OSPF
8 1 (0.47%) DHCP
8 1 (0.47%) SNMP
8 1 (0.47%) VPN
8 1 (0.47%) DNS
8 1 (0.47%) WLAN
8 1 (0.47%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.68%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.10%) DB2
3 9 (4.23%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.35%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.88%) MS Access
8 3 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.41%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.41%) MySQL
8 3 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.94%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.94%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (2.82%) LSMW
2 4 (1.88%) TestDirector
3 3 (1.41%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (0.94%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.94%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.47%) Visual LANSA
5 1 (0.47%) ProtoShare
5 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 45 (21.13%) Finance
2 41 (19.25%) Banking
3 14 (6.57%) Retail
4 13 (6.10%) Manufacturing
5 9 (4.23%) General Ledger
6 8 (3.76%) Investment Banking
6 8 (3.76%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.88%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.88%) Legal
8 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.47%) Publishing
8 1 (0.47%) German Language
8 1 (0.47%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (24.41%) Analyst
2 38 (17.84%) Developer
3 19 (8.92%) Administrator
4 18 (8.45%) Programmer
5 17 (7.98%) AS400 Developer
6 16 (7.51%) Support Analyst
6 16 (7.51%) Backup Specialist
7 15 (7.04%) Architect
8 12 (5.63%) Project Manager
8 12 (5.63%) Consultant
8 12 (5.63%) IT Administrator
9 11 (5.16%) Senior Analyst
10 10 (4.69%) Systems Administrator
10 10 (4.69%) Support Specialist
11 9 (4.23%) Systems Analyst
11 9 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (4.23%) Test Manager
11 9 (4.23%) IT Support
12 8 (3.76%) Analyst Programmer
13 7 (3.29%) Capacity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.69%) XML
2 7 (3.29%) BAPI
3 6 (2.82%) .NET
3 6 (2.82%) HTML
4 3 (1.41%) SOAP
4 3 (1.41%) Web Services
4 3 (1.41%) APPC
4 3 (1.41%) Middleware
5 2 (0.94%) J2EE
5 2 (0.94%) CSS
5 2 (0.94%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.47%) EDI
6 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.47%) XSD
6 1 (0.47%) XSLT
6 1 (0.47%) Web Dynpro
6 1 (0.47%) FIXML
6 1 (0.47%) SAP XI
6 1 (0.47%) SAP Smart Forms
6 1 (0.47%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 59 (27.70%) iSeries
2 21 (9.86%) Mainframe
3 7 (3.29%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.29%) Blackberry
3 7 (3.29%) Reference Data
4 6 (2.82%) Derivative
5 5 (2.35%) Data Conversion
5 5 (2.35%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.41%) PMI
7 3 (1.41%) Replication
8 2 (0.94%) Tandem
9 1 (0.47%) GIS
9 1 (0.47%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 57 (26.76%) Windows
2 33 (15.49%) Linux
2 33 (15.49%) UNIX
3 25 (11.74%) AIX
4 14 (6.57%) Solaris
5 8 (3.76%) HPUX
6 7 (3.29%) Windows 7
7 6 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (2.82%) OS/400
8 4 (1.88%) i5/OS
8 4 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.41%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.41%) SUSE
9 3 (1.41%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.94%) OS/390
10 2 (0.94%) zOS
11 1 (0.47%) VMS
11 1 (0.47%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (9.39%) ERP
2 18 (8.45%) Data Protection
3 17 (7.98%) Service Management
4 16 (7.51%) Service Delivery
4 16 (7.51%) Migration
4 16 (7.51%) Information Security
4 16 (7.51%) IT Governance
4 16 (7.51%) Software Architecture
4 16 (7.51%) Technical Analysis
5 14 (6.57%) CRM
6 11 (5.16%) ITIL
7 10 (4.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (4.69%) Quality Management
7 10 (4.69%) ETL
8 9 (4.23%) Change Management
8 9 (4.23%) Test Scripting
9 7 (3.29%) Workflow
9 7 (3.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (3.29%) Project Management
9 7 (3.29%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (30.52%) SQL
2 47 (22.07%) RPG
3 14 (6.57%) Java
4 13 (6.10%) RPG IV
5 10 (4.69%) VBA
6 8 (3.76%) C
6 8 (3.76%) COBOL
7 6 (2.82%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.35%) VBScript
8 5 (2.35%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.41%) Perl
9 3 (1.41%) PHP
9 3 (1.41%) RPG/400
10 2 (0.94%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.94%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.94%) VB
10 2 (0.94%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.47%) SAPscript
11 1 (0.47%) ABAP
11 1 (0.47%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 7 (3.29%) ISEB
2 3 (1.41%) PMI Certification
2 3 (1.41%) IBM Certification
2 3 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (1.41%) CISSP
2 3 (1.41%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (0.94%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.94%) CCNP
3 2 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.47%) CISA
4 1 (0.47%) GIAC
4 1 (0.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.51%) ISO 9001
2 9 (4.23%) QA
3 8 (3.76%) Data Quality
4 6 (2.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.94%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.94%) SLA
5 2 (0.94%) ISO 9002
5 2 (0.94%) GxP
System Software
1 18 (8.45%) Active Directory
2 14 (6.57%) VMware ESX
3 5 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.88%) vSphere
5 3 (1.41%) PowerHA
6 2 (0.94%) SRDF
6 2 (0.94%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.47%) RACF
Systems Management
1 29 (13.62%) Tivoli
2 27 (12.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 8 (3.76%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.88%) SCOM
5 3 (1.41%) Tivoli NetView
5 3 (1.41%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.94%) HP SiteScope
6 2 (0.94%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.94%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.94%) Control-M
7 1 (0.47%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (19.25%) IBM
2 36 (16.90%) Oracle
3 30 (14.08%) Microsoft
4 24 (11.27%) Citrix
5 16 (7.51%) HP
5 16 (7.51%) BMC
6 14 (6.57%) NetApp
6 14 (6.57%) SAP
7 12 (5.63%) VMware
7 12 (5.63%) JD Edwards
8 9 (4.23%) SunGard
9 6 (2.82%) Informatica
9 6 (2.82%) Cisco
10 4 (1.88%) Remedy
10 4 (1.88%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.41%) Lotus
11 3 (1.41%) Hitachi
11 3 (1.41%) EMC
11 3 (1.41%) Business Objects
11 3 (1.41%) NetIQ
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