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 30 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AS/400
Rank 544 558 494
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -64
Contract jobs citing AS400 83 40 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.079% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.50% 0.25% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 23 48
Average daily rate £325 £395 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.72% +9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £318 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £485 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £313 £338
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £27.25 £16.50 £47.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.15% -64.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £16.50 £47.00
% change year-on-year
+65.15% -64.89%
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
16683 16288 16352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.56% 32.13% 32.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10980 10006 10123
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 533 621 718
Average hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.63% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.74 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -5.50%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South East +1 34 £210 -47.76% 1
London +8 31 £475 +11.76% 2
East Midlands +8 6 £275 -38.88%
West Midlands -1 6 £288 -
North East - 5 £240 -
North West - 1 £525 -
AS400
UK

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 79 (43.65%) IBM
2 74 (40.88%) iSeries
3 69 (38.12%) Windows
4 60 (33.15%) DB2
5 58 (32.04%) SQL
6 56 (30.94%) Linux
7 53 (29.28%) RPG
8 43 (23.76%) Change Management
8 43 (23.76%) Finance
9 39 (21.55%) VMware
10 34 (18.78%) Mainframe
11 33 (18.23%) Data Centre
12 32 (17.68%) Citrix
12 32 (17.68%) Active Directory
12 32 (17.68%) Cisco
13 31 (17.13%) Incident Management
14 30 (16.57%) Windows Server 2008
15 28 (15.47%) Tivoli
16 27 (14.92%) Banking
17 26 (14.36%) IBM Mainframe
18 21 (11.60%) Windows 7
18 21 (11.60%) MS Exchange
19 20 (11.05%) Oracle
19 20 (11.05%) RPG IV
20 19 (10.50%) ITIL
21 18 (9.94%) Microsoft
22 17 (9.39%) zOS
23 16 (8.84%) HP
23 16 (8.84%) SQL Server
24 15 (8.29%) MS Office

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 21 (11.60%) MS Exchange
2 14 (7.73%) WebSphere
3 10 (5.52%) CICS
4 8 (4.42%) MQSeries
5 7 (3.87%) IIS
6 6 (3.31%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (3.31%) iPlanet
6 6 (3.31%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.55%) Confluence
7 1 (0.55%) JBoss
7 1 (0.55%) nginx
7 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (8.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (6.63%) Misys Equation
2 8 (4.42%) assyst
3 6 (3.31%) BusinessWare
3 6 (3.31%) INSURE/90
3 6 (3.31%) SAP R/3
4 4 (2.21%) SAP CRM
4 4 (2.21%) Unica
5 2 (1.10%) BPCS
5 2 (1.10%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.73%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.73%) LAN
1 14 (7.73%) TCP/IP
1 14 (7.73%) WAN
1 14 (7.73%) Wireless
2 13 (7.18%) Firewall
3 6 (3.31%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (2.76%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (2.21%) FTP
6 3 (1.66%) Internet
6 3 (1.66%) Intranet
7 2 (1.10%) SAN
8 1 (0.55%) 3G
8 1 (0.55%) CTI
8 1 (0.55%) DHCP
8 1 (0.55%) DNS
8 1 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (33.15%) DB2
2 16 (8.84%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.31%) DB2 UDB
4 4 (2.21%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (2.21%) DTS
4 4 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.55%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.55%) MySQL
6 1 (0.55%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.10%) ChangeMan
1 2 (1.10%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.55%) Ant
2 1 (0.55%) CruiseControl
2 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.55%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.55%) JIRA
2 1 (0.55%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.55%) Maven
2 1 (0.55%) MSBuild
2 1 (0.55%) Serena SBM
2 1 (0.55%) Subversion
2 1 (0.55%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.55%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (23.76%) Finance
2 27 (14.92%) Banking
3 9 (4.97%) Legal
4 7 (3.87%) Retail
5 5 (2.76%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.76%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.10%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.10%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.55%) Back Office
7 1 (0.55%) Front Office
7 1 (0.55%) International Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (32.60%) Analyst
2 50 (27.62%) Developer
3 43 (23.76%) AS400 Developer
3 43 (23.76%) RPG Developer
4 28 (15.47%) Linux Operator
5 24 (13.26%) Linux Specialist
6 22 (12.15%) Citrix Specialist
6 22 (12.15%) VMware Specialist
7 15 (8.29%) Service Analyst
8 14 (7.73%) Service Desk Analyst
9 12 (6.63%) Test Analyst
10 11 (6.08%) Architect
10 11 (6.08%) AS400 Test Analyst
11 8 (4.42%) AS400 Operator
12 7 (3.87%) Analyst Developer
12 7 (3.87%) AS400 Programmer
12 7 (3.87%) AS400 Support
12 7 (3.87%) Computer Operator
12 7 (3.87%) Programmer
13 6 (3.31%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.63%) ISPF
2 6 (3.31%) MSMQ
3 4 (2.21%) .NET
3 4 (2.21%) Middleware
3 4 (2.21%) SAP XI
4 3 (1.66%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (1.10%) EDI
5 2 (1.10%) XML
6 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.55%) CSS
6 1 (0.55%) HTML
6 1 (0.55%) LAMP
6 1 (0.55%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 74 (40.88%) iSeries
2 34 (18.78%) Mainframe
3 33 (18.23%) Data Centre
4 26 (14.36%) IBM Mainframe
5 14 (7.73%) Blackberry
6 13 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (6.63%) Management Information System
8 9 (4.97%) Mathematics
9 6 (3.31%) FMCG
9 6 (3.31%) Security Operations Centre
10 5 (2.76%) Computer Science
11 4 (2.21%) Tandem
11 4 (2.21%) User Experience
12 2 (1.10%) HACMP
13 1 (0.55%) Clustering
13 1 (0.55%) Data Integration
13 1 (0.55%) Fat Client
13 1 (0.55%) IVR
13 1 (0.55%) LPAR
13 1 (0.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 69 (38.12%) Windows
2 56 (30.94%) Linux
3 30 (16.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (11.60%) Windows 7
5 17 (9.39%) zOS
6 14 (7.73%) Unix
6 14 (7.73%) Windows XP
7 8 (4.42%) MVS
8 7 (3.87%) AIX
8 7 (3.87%) Solaris
8 7 (3.87%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.21%) Windows Server
10 3 (1.66%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.10%) OS/400
12 1 (0.55%) HPUX
12 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.55%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (23.76%) Change Management
2 31 (17.13%) Incident Management
3 19 (10.50%) ITIL
4 15 (8.29%) High Availability
5 14 (7.73%) Coaching
5 14 (7.73%) Mentoring
5 14 (7.73%) SDLC
6 12 (6.63%) Information Security
6 12 (6.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (6.63%) Vulnerability Management
7 11 (6.08%) Migration
7 11 (6.08%) System Integration Testing
7 11 (6.08%) Test Scripting
8 10 (5.52%) Integration Testing
8 10 (5.52%) Problem Management
8 10 (5.52%) Regression Testing
8 10 (5.52%) Test Strategy
9 9 (4.97%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (4.42%) Knowledge Management
10 8 (4.42%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 58 (32.04%) SQL
2 53 (29.28%) RPG
3 20 (11.05%) RPG IV
4 14 (7.73%) COBOL
5 12 (6.63%) JCL
6 10 (5.52%) C
7 7 (3.87%) Java
8 6 (3.31%) RPG/400
9 3 (1.66%) C#
10 2 (1.10%) REXX
10 2 (1.10%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.55%) C++
11 1 (0.55%) Delphi
11 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.55%) Python
11 1 (0.55%) Ruby
11 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.55%) VB
11 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (7.18%) MCP
2 12 (6.63%) CISSP
3 11 (6.08%) Degree
4 10 (5.52%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (5.52%) ISEB
4 10 (5.52%) ISTQB
4 10 (5.52%) Security Cleared
5 7 (3.87%) SC Cleared
6 6 (3.31%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 6 (3.31%) CCSP
6 6 (3.31%) CISM
7 4 (2.21%) CCNA
7 4 (2.21%) CCNP
7 4 (2.21%) MCDBA
7 4 (2.21%) MCSE
7 4 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.66%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.31%) ISO27002
1 6 (3.31%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.21%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.10%) SLA
4 1 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.55%) GxP
4 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (17.68%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.52%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 7 (3.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.31%) ClearTrust
5 3 (1.66%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (1.10%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.55%) Docker
7 1 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 28 (15.47%) Tivoli
2 10 (5.52%) Tivoli NetView
3 9 (4.97%) Backup Exec
3 9 (4.97%) HP SIM
3 9 (4.97%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 6 (3.31%) CA Single Sign-On
4 6 (3.31%) Control-M
5 5 (2.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (2.21%) OpenView
7 1 (0.55%) Ansible
7 1 (0.55%) Nagios
7 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.55%) OVSD
7 1 (0.55%) Puppet
7 1 (0.55%) Scalr
7 1 (0.55%) SCCM
7 1 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 79 (43.65%) IBM
2 39 (21.55%) VMware
3 32 (17.68%) Cisco
3 32 (17.68%) Citrix
4 20 (11.05%) Oracle
5 18 (9.94%) Microsoft
6 16 (8.84%) HP
7 15 (8.29%) SAP
8 13 (7.18%) Misys
9 9 (4.97%) Avaya
9 9 (4.97%) Becrypt
9 9 (4.97%) Symantec
10 6 (3.31%) BEA
10 6 (3.31%) CA
10 6 (3.31%) CheckPoint
10 6 (3.31%) Red Hat
10 6 (3.31%) Vitria
11 4 (2.21%) Informatica
12 2 (1.10%) Remedy
13 1 (0.55%) JD Edwards