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 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AS/400
Rank 525 425 423
Rank change year-on-year
-100 -2
Contract jobs citing AS400 40 114 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.086% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.81% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 51 44
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£383 £363 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.51% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £125 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £400 £564
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £47.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +218.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +224.13%
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
14080 14147 12723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.44% 31.49% 31.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8719 8793 7791
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 541 563 699
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.60 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015. 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
South East -36 9 £346 +4.52% 4
London -37 9 £425 +6.25% 3
East Midlands +3 7 £300 - 2
East of England +10 5 - - 3
Yorkshire 0 5 £344 -
West Midlands +1 2 £530 -
South West -16 2 £325 +11.58% 5
North East - - - - 1
North West - - - - 3
AS400
UK

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 58 (46.40%) iSeries
2 46 (36.80%) IBM
3 44 (35.20%) RPG
4 30 (24.00%) Finance
5 29 (23.20%) SQL
6 24 (19.20%) RPG IV
7 19 (15.20%) DB2
8 18 (14.40%) Migration
9 16 (12.80%) COBOL
10 15 (12.00%) Windows
11 13 (10.40%) ERP
12 12 (9.60%) UNIX
12 12 (9.60%) Mainframe
12 12 (9.60%) Retail
12 12 (9.60%) Logistics
13 11 (8.80%) Banking
13 11 (8.80%) Linux
13 11 (8.80%) Microsoft
14 10 (8.00%) TCP/IP
14 10 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (8.00%) Oracle
15 9 (7.20%) ITIL
15 9 (7.20%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (6.40%) Manufacturing
16 8 (6.40%) VMware
16 8 (6.40%) Data Migration
16 8 (6.40%) MS Office
16 8 (6.40%) VCP4
17 7 (5.60%) RPG/400
17 7 (5.60%) OS/400

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 3 (2.40%) MQSeries
1 3 (2.40%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (1.60%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.60%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.80%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.80%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (6.40%) MS Office
2 6 (4.80%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.40%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) PRMS
1 2 (1.60%) Misys Equation
1 2 (1.60%) Misys Midas
1 2 (1.60%) Bond Adapt
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.80%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.80%) Internet
2 6 (4.80%) Firewall
3 5 (4.00%) FTP
3 5 (4.00%) LAN
3 5 (4.00%) WAN
4 4 (3.20%) HTTP
4 4 (3.20%) SNA
4 4 (3.20%) APPN
4 4 (3.20%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (2.40%) SAN
6 2 (1.60%) IP Telephony
6 2 (1.60%) Network Security
7 1 (0.80%) Wireless
7 1 (0.80%) DNS
7 1 (0.80%) DHCP
7 1 (0.80%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.20%) DB2
2 10 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.40%) MS Access
5 2 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.60%) Star Schema
5 2 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Synon
2 2 (1.60%) ERwin
2 2 (1.60%) Toad
2 2 (1.60%) JIRA
3 1 (0.80%) Selenium
3 1 (0.80%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.80%) Redmine
3 1 (0.80%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.80%) JUnit
3 1 (0.80%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.80%) Subversion
General
1 30 (24.00%) Finance
2 12 (9.60%) Retail
3 11 (8.80%) Banking
4 8 (6.40%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.60%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.60%) Automotive
5 2 (1.60%) Legal
5 2 (1.60%) Back Office
6 1 (0.80%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 34 (27.20%) Developer
2 25 (20.00%) Analyst
3 21 (16.80%) Consultant
4 17 (13.60%) AS400 Developer
5 14 (11.20%) RPG Developer
6 7 (5.60%) Test Analyst
7 6 (4.80%) Programmer
7 6 (4.80%) Applications Consultant
8 4 (3.20%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.20%) Tester
8 4 (3.20%) Security Analyst
9 3 (2.40%) RPG Programmer
9 3 (2.40%) Developer Analyst
9 3 (2.40%) Senior Security Analyst
9 3 (2.40%) AS400 Support
9 3 (2.40%) Architect
9 3 (2.40%) Project Manager
9 3 (2.40%) Business Analyst
9 3 (2.40%) Analyst Programmer
9 3 (2.40%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.20%) Middleware
1 4 (3.20%) APPC
2 2 (1.60%) HTML
2 2 (1.60%) Web Services
2 2 (1.60%) Flash
3 1 (0.80%) EDI
3 1 (0.80%) JavaBeans
3 1 (0.80%) XML
3 1 (0.80%) CSS
3 1 (0.80%) JSP
3 1 (0.80%) SOAP
3 1 (0.80%) Struts
3 1 (0.80%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.80%) Spring
3 1 (0.80%) Java EE
3 1 (0.80%) JSON
3 1 (0.80%) JPA
3 1 (0.80%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 58 (46.40%) iSeries
2 12 (9.60%) Mainframe
3 7 (5.60%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (2.40%) LPAR
4 3 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.60%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.60%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.60%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.60%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.60%) Replication
6 1 (0.80%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.80%) Derivative
6 1 (0.80%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.80%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.80%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.00%) Windows
2 12 (9.60%) UNIX
3 11 (8.80%) Linux
4 7 (5.60%) OS/400
5 6 (4.80%) i5/OS
6 4 (3.20%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.20%) Windows XP
6 4 (3.20%) Solaris
6 4 (3.20%) AIX
7 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.60%) HPUX
9 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (14.40%) Migration
2 13 (10.40%) ERP
3 12 (9.60%) Logistics
4 9 (7.20%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (7.20%) ITIL
5 8 (6.40%) Data Migration
6 7 (5.60%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (4.80%) Project Management
7 6 (4.80%) PRINCE2
7 6 (4.80%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (4.80%) Information Security
7 6 (4.80%) Test Scripting
7 6 (4.80%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (4.00%) Security Management
8 5 (4.00%) Data Modelling
9 4 (3.20%) Content Management
9 4 (3.20%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (3.20%) Software Testing
9 4 (3.20%) Waterfall
9 4 (3.20%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 44 (35.20%) RPG
2 29 (23.20%) SQL
3 24 (19.20%) RPG IV
4 16 (12.80%) COBOL
5 7 (5.60%) RPG/400
6 6 (4.80%) C
7 2 (1.60%) Java
8 1 (0.80%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.80%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.80%) VBA
8 1 (0.80%) JCL
Qualifications
1 8 (6.40%) VCP4
2 4 (3.20%) IBM Certification
3 3 (2.40%) MCITP
3 3 (2.40%) MCSE
3 3 (2.40%) ISEB
3 3 (2.40%) CISSP
3 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.60%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.60%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.60%) HP APS
4 2 (1.60%) PMP
4 2 (1.60%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.40%) QA
1 3 (2.40%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.60%) SLA
3 1 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.80%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (4.00%) Firmware
2 4 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.20%) PowerHA
3 3 (2.40%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.60%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.60%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (4.80%) Tivoli
2 4 (3.20%) Tivoli NetView
2 4 (3.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (2.40%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.80%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.80%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 46 (36.80%) IBM
2 11 (8.80%) Microsoft
3 10 (8.00%) Oracle
4 8 (6.40%) VMware
5 6 (4.80%) HP
5 6 (4.80%) Citrix
6 4 (3.20%) NetIQ
7 3 (2.40%) BMC
7 3 (2.40%) NetApp
7 3 (2.40%) Intel
7 3 (2.40%) SAP
7 3 (2.40%) Cisco
8 2 (1.60%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.60%) Misys
8 2 (1.60%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.60%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.60%) Fortinet
8 2 (1.60%) Infor
9 1 (0.80%) Canoo
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