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 31 May 2016 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AS/400
Rank 536 533 488
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -45
Contract jobs citing AS400 77 72 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.15% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 0.45% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 43 51
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £210 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £264 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-18.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 8
Median hourly rate £28.25 £16.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.21% -49.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £16.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+71.21% -49.23%
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
16262 15956 15821
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.02% 32.40% 32.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10715 9993 9883
Median daily rate £435 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 531 629 691
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.00 £11.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.39 £44.55 £42.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -7.50%

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 31 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AS400 within the England region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London +15 33 £475 +33.80% 2
South East -10 27 £210 -45.45%
East Midlands +9 7 £300 -22.58% 1
North East - 7 £240 - 1
North West -15 1 £525 -
West Midlands -18 1 £288 - 2
Midlands - 1 £413 -
AS400
UK

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 72 (39.13%) IBM
2 70 (38.04%) iSeries
3 65 (35.33%) Windows
4 58 (31.52%) RPG
5 56 (30.43%) SQL
6 50 (27.17%) DB2
7 46 (25.00%) Linux
8 43 (23.37%) Finance
9 39 (21.20%) Change Management
9 39 (21.20%) Mainframe
10 32 (17.39%) VMware
11 29 (15.76%) Data Centre
12 28 (15.22%) Banking
12 28 (15.22%) Active Directory
13 26 (14.13%) Tivoli
14 25 (13.59%) Incident Management
14 25 (13.59%) IBM Mainframe
15 24 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
15 24 (13.04%) Citrix
15 24 (13.04%) Cisco
16 21 (11.41%) Oracle
16 21 (11.41%) Windows 7
17 19 (10.33%) ITIL
17 19 (10.33%) MS Exchange
17 19 (10.33%) RPG IV
18 18 (9.78%) Unix
19 17 (9.24%) SAP
20 16 (8.70%) COBOL
20 16 (8.70%) Microsoft
20 16 (8.70%) HP

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 19 (10.33%) MS Exchange
2 14 (7.61%) WebSphere
3 8 (4.35%) MQSeries
4 7 (3.80%) CICS
4 7 (3.80%) IIS
5 6 (3.26%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (3.26%) iPlanet
5 6 (3.26%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.54%) Confluence
6 1 (0.54%) JBoss
6 1 (0.54%) nginx
6 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (8.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (6.52%) Misys Equation
2 6 (3.26%) BusinessWare
2 6 (3.26%) INSURE/90
2 6 (3.26%) SAP R/3
3 5 (2.72%) assyst
4 4 (2.17%) Misys Midas
4 4 (2.17%) SAP CRM
4 4 (2.17%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.52%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.07%) Firewall
1 13 (7.07%) TCP/IP
2 12 (6.52%) LAN
2 12 (6.52%) WAN
2 12 (6.52%) Wireless
3 6 (3.26%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (2.72%) FTP
4 5 (2.72%) Internet
4 5 (2.72%) Intranet
5 3 (1.63%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (1.09%) SAN
7 1 (0.54%) 3G
7 1 (0.54%) CTI
7 1 (0.54%) DHCP
7 1 (0.54%) DNS
7 1 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (27.17%) DB2
2 15 (8.15%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.26%) DB2 UDB
4 4 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (2.17%) DTS
4 4 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.54%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.54%) MySQL
6 1 (0.54%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 4 (2.17%) ChangeMan
2 2 (1.09%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.54%) Ant
3 1 (0.54%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.54%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.54%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.54%) JIRA
3 1 (0.54%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.54%) Maven
3 1 (0.54%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.54%) Serena SBM
3 1 (0.54%) Subversion
3 1 (0.54%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.54%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (23.37%) Finance
2 28 (15.22%) Banking
3 9 (4.89%) Legal
4 7 (3.80%) Retail
5 6 (3.26%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.72%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.09%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.09%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.54%) Back Office
8 1 (0.54%) Front Office
8 1 (0.54%) International Banking
8 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.54%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (29.89%) Analyst
2 54 (29.35%) Developer
3 48 (26.09%) AS400 Developer
3 48 (26.09%) RPG Developer
4 20 (10.87%) Linux Operator
5 18 (9.78%) Citrix Specialist
5 18 (9.78%) Linux Specialist
5 18 (9.78%) VMware Specialist
6 13 (7.07%) Service Analyst
7 12 (6.52%) Service Desk Analyst
8 11 (5.98%) Architect
8 11 (5.98%) Programmer
9 10 (5.43%) Test Analyst
10 9 (4.89%) AS400 Programmer
10 9 (4.89%) AS400 Support
10 9 (4.89%) AS400 Test Analyst
11 8 (4.35%) AS400 Operator
12 6 (3.26%) Analyst Developer
12 6 (3.26%) Analyst Programmer
12 6 (3.26%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.52%) ISPF
2 7 (3.80%) .NET
3 6 (3.26%) MSMQ
4 5 (2.72%) Middleware
5 4 (2.17%) SAP XI
6 3 (1.63%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (1.09%) ODBC
8 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.54%) CSS
8 1 (0.54%) HTML
8 1 (0.54%) LAMP
8 1 (0.54%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (0.54%) WPF
8 1 (0.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 70 (38.04%) iSeries
2 39 (21.20%) Mainframe
3 29 (15.76%) Data Centre
4 25 (13.59%) IBM Mainframe
5 14 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (7.61%) Blackberry
6 13 (7.07%) Management Information System
7 9 (4.89%) Mathematics
8 7 (3.80%) FMCG
9 6 (3.26%) Computer Science
9 6 (3.26%) Security Operations Centre
10 5 (2.72%) Tandem
10 5 (2.72%) User Experience
11 4 (2.17%) HACMP
12 2 (1.09%) Client/Server
12 2 (1.09%) LPAR
13 1 (0.54%) Data Integration
13 1 (0.54%) Fat Client
13 1 (0.54%) Thin Client
13 1 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 65 (35.33%) Windows
2 46 (25.00%) Linux
3 24 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (11.41%) Windows 7
5 18 (9.78%) Unix
6 15 (8.15%) zOS
7 12 (6.52%) Windows XP
8 7 (3.80%) AIX
8 7 (3.80%) Solaris
8 7 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (2.72%) Apple iOS
9 5 (2.72%) MVS
10 4 (2.17%) Windows Server
11 3 (1.63%) OS/400
11 3 (1.63%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.54%) HPUX
12 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (21.20%) Change Management
2 25 (13.59%) Incident Management
3 19 (10.33%) ITIL
4 14 (7.61%) Migration
5 12 (6.52%) Coaching
5 12 (6.52%) Information Security
5 12 (6.52%) Mentoring
5 12 (6.52%) SDLC
5 12 (6.52%) Vulnerability Management
6 11 (5.98%) High Availability
6 11 (5.98%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (5.43%) Project Management
8 9 (4.89%) System Integration Testing
8 9 (4.89%) Test Scripting
9 8 (4.35%) Integration Testing
9 8 (4.35%) Problem Management
9 8 (4.35%) Regression Testing
9 8 (4.35%) Security Operations
9 8 (4.35%) Test Strategy
10 6 (3.26%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (31.52%) RPG
2 56 (30.43%) SQL
3 19 (10.33%) RPG IV
4 16 (8.70%) COBOL
5 14 (7.61%) JCL
6 10 (5.43%) C
7 7 (3.80%) Java
7 7 (3.80%) RPG/400
8 5 (2.72%) REXX
9 4 (2.17%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.63%) C#
11 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.54%) C++
11 1 (0.54%) Delphi
11 1 (0.54%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.54%) Python
11 1 (0.54%) Ruby
11 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.54%) VB
11 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (7.61%) MCP
2 12 (6.52%) CISSP
2 12 (6.52%) Degree
3 11 (5.98%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (4.89%) Security Cleared
5 8 (4.35%) ISEB
5 8 (4.35%) ISTQB
6 7 (3.80%) MCSE
6 7 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (3.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 6 (3.26%) CCSP
7 6 (3.26%) CISM
7 6 (3.26%) SC Cleared
8 5 (2.72%) CCNA
8 5 (2.72%) CCNP
8 5 (2.72%) MCDBA
9 3 (1.63%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (1.09%) MCDST
11 1 (0.54%) IBM Certification
11 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.26%) ISO27002
1 6 (3.26%) PCI DSS
1 6 (3.26%) SLA
2 4 (2.17%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.09%) GxP
3 2 (1.09%) QA
4 1 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (15.22%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 7 (3.80%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 7 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.26%) ClearTrust
5 5 (2.72%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.54%) Docker
6 1 (0.54%) Firmware
6 1 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 26 (14.13%) Tivoli
2 9 (4.89%) Backup Exec
2 9 (4.89%) HP SIM
2 9 (4.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 7 (3.80%) Tivoli NetView
4 6 (3.26%) CA Single Sign-On
4 6 (3.26%) Control-M
5 5 (2.72%) OpenView
5 5 (2.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (1.63%) SCCM
7 1 (0.54%) Ansible
7 1 (0.54%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.54%) Nagios
7 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.54%) OVSD
7 1 (0.54%) Puppet
7 1 (0.54%) Scalr
7 1 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.54%) WMI
Vendors
1 72 (39.13%) IBM
2 32 (17.39%) VMware
3 24 (13.04%) Cisco
3 24 (13.04%) Citrix
4 21 (11.41%) Oracle
5 17 (9.24%) SAP
6 16 (8.70%) HP
6 16 (8.70%) Microsoft
7 13 (7.07%) Misys
8 10 (5.43%) Avaya
9 9 (4.89%) Becrypt
9 9 (4.89%) Symantec
10 6 (3.26%) BEA
10 6 (3.26%) CA
10 6 (3.26%) CheckPoint
10 6 (3.26%) Vitria
11 5 (2.72%) Red Hat
12 4 (2.17%) Informatica
13 2 (1.09%) JD Edwards
13 2 (1.09%) Remedy
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