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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM AS/400
UK / England
Rank 526 503 551
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +48
Contract jobs citing AS400 53 109 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.23% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 0.73% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 32 21
Median daily rate £325 £310 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £210 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £386 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
- -56.96%

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
13065 14836 14550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.20% 31.11% 30.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8468 9727 9075
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 515 540 601
Median hourly rate £20.25 £21.50 £18.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.81% +18.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.63 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.29% +25.11%

AS400
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing AS400 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AS400 within the England region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +7 20 £394 +31.25% 3
London -8 11 £388 +5.08% 3
South West +21 8 £285 -21.37% 3
West Midlands +7 4 - - 1
North East - 3 £275 -
North West - 3 £300 - 1
Yorkshire +20 2 £300 - 2
East of England -2 2 £300 +42.85% 1
AS400
UK

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for AS400.

1 49 (49.00%) RPG
2 36 (36.00%) iSeries
3 33 (33.00%) SQL
4 30 (30.00%) DB2
4 30 (30.00%) Finance
5 29 (29.00%) RPG IV
6 21 (21.00%) Windows
7 19 (19.00%) IBM
8 12 (12.00%) Linux
9 11 (11.00%) HP
10 10 (10.00%) Active Directory
10 10 (10.00%) VMware
10 10 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (9.00%) Banking
11 9 (9.00%) Tivoli
11 9 (9.00%) Citrix
11 9 (9.00%) SQL Server
12 8 (8.00%) Hitachi
12 8 (8.00%) Thin Client
12 8 (8.00%) Wyse
12 8 (8.00%) Fat Client
12 8 (8.00%) XenApp
12 8 (8.00%) XenDesktop
13 7 (7.00%) Migration
13 7 (7.00%) JD Edwards
13 7 (7.00%) EDI
13 7 (7.00%) MQSeries
13 7 (7.00%) .NET
13 7 (7.00%) Oracle

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in 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 7 (7.00%) MQSeries
2 3 (3.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.00%) IBM Domino
3 2 (2.00%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.00%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.00%) CICS
4 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.00%) IIS
4 1 (1.00%) JBoss
4 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.00%) MS Office
1 1 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.00%) JDE World
2 3 (3.00%) Misys Equation
3 1 (1.00%) Maximo
3 1 (1.00%) Misys Midas
3 1 (1.00%) Movex
3 1 (1.00%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.00%) SAN
2 2 (2.00%) FTP
2 2 (2.00%) LAN
2 2 (2.00%) WAN
3 1 (1.00%) Firewall
3 1 (1.00%) Internet
3 1 (1.00%) Intranet
3 1 (1.00%) LDAP
3 1 (1.00%) Network Security
3 1 (1.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (30.00%) DB2
2 9 (9.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.00%) DTS
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.00%) ChangeMan
1 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (30.00%) Finance
2 9 (9.00%) Banking
3 4 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.00%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.00%) Games
5 1 (1.00%) Retail
5 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (36.00%) Developer
2 28 (28.00%) Analyst
3 24 (24.00%) AS400 Developer
4 18 (18.00%) RPG Developer
5 9 (9.00%) Support Analyst
5 9 (9.00%) Systems Analyst
6 6 (6.00%) AS400 Operator
6 6 (6.00%) AS400 Support
7 5 (5.00%) Consultant
7 5 (5.00%) IT Manager
7 5 (5.00%) Programmer
7 5 (5.00%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.00%) SQL Developer
8 4 (4.00%) Analyst Programmer
8 4 (4.00%) Development Manager
8 4 (4.00%) IT Development Manager
8 4 (4.00%) Operations Analyst
8 4 (4.00%) Senior IT Manager
8 4 (4.00%) Senior Manager
8 4 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.00%) .NET
1 7 (7.00%) EDI
2 2 (2.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.00%) XML
3 1 (1.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.00%) CSS
3 1 (1.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.00%) HTML
3 1 (1.00%) HTML5
3 1 (1.00%) Java EE
3 1 (1.00%) jQuery
3 1 (1.00%) Middleware
3 1 (1.00%) Sass
3 1 (1.00%) Web Services
3 1 (1.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 36 (36.00%) iSeries
2 8 (8.00%) Fat Client
2 8 (8.00%) Thin Client
3 5 (5.00%) SWIFT
4 4 (4.00%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.00%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.00%) Tandem
7 1 (1.00%) User Experience
7 1 (1.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.00%) Windows
2 12 (12.00%) Linux
3 10 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (7.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.00%) OS/400
5 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.00%) Unix
7 1 (1.00%) AIX
7 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (7.00%) Migration
3 6 (6.00%) ITIL
4 5 (5.00%) E-Commerce
4 5 (5.00%) Feature Driven Development
4 5 (5.00%) Scrum
5 4 (4.00%) Line Management
5 4 (4.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (3.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (3.00%) Change Management
6 3 (3.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (3.00%) High Availability
6 3 (3.00%) Logistics
6 3 (3.00%) Project Management
6 3 (3.00%) SDLC
6 3 (3.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (2.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (2.00%) Software Testing
7 2 (2.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (49.00%) RPG
2 33 (33.00%) SQL
3 29 (29.00%) RPG IV
4 6 (6.00%) C#
5 5 (5.00%) RPG/400
6 3 (3.00%) COBOL
6 3 (3.00%) Java
7 2 (2.00%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.00%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.00%) C
8 1 (1.00%) JCL
8 1 (1.00%) VB
8 1 (1.00%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (2.00%) CCNA
1 2 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (2.00%) MCSE
1 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.00%) CCNP
2 1 (1.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.00%) MCDBA
2 1 (1.00%) MCP
2 1 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (1.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.00%) XenApp
2 8 (8.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.00%) IAG
3 1 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (9.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.00%) Control-M
2 2 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.00%) Core Impact
3 1 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.00%) SCCM
3 1 (1.00%) SCOM
3 1 (1.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (19.00%) IBM
2 11 (11.00%) HP
3 10 (10.00%) VMware
4 9 (9.00%) Citrix
5 8 (8.00%) Hitachi
5 8 (8.00%) Wyse
6 7 (7.00%) JD Edwards
6 7 (7.00%) Oracle
7 6 (6.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (4.00%) CA
9 3 (3.00%) Misys
10 2 (2.00%) Cisco
10 2 (2.00%) Lotus
10 2 (2.00%) SAP
11 1 (1.00%) arcserve
11 1 (1.00%) Dell
11 1 (1.00%) EMC
11 1 (1.00%) NetApp
11 1 (1.00%) Novell
11 1 (1.00%) Symantec
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