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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AS/400
Rank 513 460 475
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +15
Contract jobs citing AS400 89 139 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.28% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.53% 0.85% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 56 30
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£325 £343 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.10% +4.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £456 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 7
Average hourly rate £28.25 £32.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.07% +140.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.25 £28.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £32.50 £25.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-30.76% +140.74%
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
16809 16352 15797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.06% 32.58% 33.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 10774 10011 9585
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 £243 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 643 643 669
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.01 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +7.69%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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
London -21 37 £325 -23.52% 3
South East -20 26 £383 +27.50% 6
South West +3 10 £230 -54.00% 2
West Midlands -3 5 £318 -30.97% 1
East of England -8 4 £91 -66.90% 3
Yorkshire -22 3 £438 +56.25% 2
East Midlands - 2 £325 -
North East -20 1 £120 -
South Coast - 1 £350 -
AS400
UK

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 49 (35.00%) iSeries
2 47 (33.57%) Windows
3 46 (32.86%) RPG
4 42 (30.00%) SQL
5 40 (28.57%) Linux
6 34 (24.29%) DB2
7 33 (23.57%) IBM
8 26 (18.57%) Microsoft
8 26 (18.57%) UNIX
8 26 (18.57%) Mainframe
9 25 (17.86%) VMware
10 21 (15.00%) Citrix
11 20 (14.29%) WebSphere
12 19 (13.57%) Change Management
12 19 (13.57%) ITIL
13 16 (11.43%) Finance
13 16 (11.43%) AIX
13 16 (11.43%) Tivoli
14 15 (10.71%) SAP
14 15 (10.71%) SQL Server
15 14 (10.00%) Security Management
16 12 (8.57%) Oracle
16 12 (8.57%) MS Exchange
16 12 (8.57%) Migration
16 12 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
17 11 (7.86%) Data Centre
17 11 (7.86%) Maximo
17 11 (7.86%) Java
18 10 (7.14%) Cisco
18 10 (7.14%) .NET

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 20 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 12 (8.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.43%) CICS
3 2 (1.43%) IIS
3 2 (1.43%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.71%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.71%) Apache
4 1 (0.71%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (4.29%) MS Office
2 3 (2.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (7.86%) Maximo
2 5 (3.57%) Misys Equation
3 3 (2.14%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.43%) Bond Adapt
4 2 (1.43%) INSURE/90
5 1 (0.71%) SunGard GMI
5 1 (0.71%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.71%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.71%) BPCS
5 1 (0.71%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.14%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.43%) Firewall
1 9 (6.43%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (5.71%) SAN
2 8 (5.71%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.29%) FTP
4 2 (1.43%) X.400
5 1 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.71%) VPN
5 1 (0.71%) LAN
5 1 (0.71%) SMS
5 1 (0.71%) WAN
5 1 (0.71%) VLAN
5 1 (0.71%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (24.29%) DB2
2 15 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.00%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.43%) Ingres
5 1 (0.71%) MySQL
5 1 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.71%) Informix
5 1 (0.71%) MS Access
5 1 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.71%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.71%) InterBase
5 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.14%) ChangeMan
1 3 (2.14%) Subversion
1 3 (2.14%) Selenium
1 3 (2.14%) TestComplete
1 3 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (2.14%) SoapUI
1 3 (2.14%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.71%) Synon
General
1 16 (11.43%) Finance
2 7 (5.00%) Banking
3 5 (3.57%) Retail
4 4 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.14%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.71%) Games
6 1 (0.71%) Billing
6 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.71%) French Language
6 1 (0.71%) German Language
Job Titles
1 45 (32.14%) Analyst
2 23 (16.43%) Developer
3 18 (12.86%) AS400 Developer
4 13 (9.29%) Programmer
5 12 (8.57%) RPG Developer
6 11 (7.86%) Analyst Programmer
6 11 (7.86%) Consultant
7 9 (6.43%) Security Analyst
8 8 (5.71%) Test Analyst
8 8 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (5.00%) Senior Security Analyst
10 6 (4.29%) Technical Manager
10 6 (4.29%) Architect
11 5 (3.57%) Business Analyst
11 5 (3.57%) Support Analyst
11 5 (3.57%) RPG Programmer
11 5 (3.57%) DB2 Consultant
12 4 (2.86%) RPG Analyst Programmer
12 4 (2.86%) Report Writer
12 4 (2.86%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.14%) .NET
2 4 (2.86%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (2.86%) ISPF
3 3 (2.14%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 3 (2.14%) HTML
3 3 (2.14%) EDI
3 3 (2.14%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.14%) SOAP
4 2 (1.43%) EDIFACT
5 1 (0.71%) JRules
5 1 (0.71%) XML
5 1 (0.71%) ODBC
5 1 (0.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 49 (35.00%) iSeries
2 26 (18.57%) Mainframe
3 12 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (7.86%) Data Centre
5 9 (6.43%) IBM Mainframe
6 5 (3.57%) LPAR
7 3 (2.14%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.14%) VSAM
8 2 (1.43%) Derivative
8 2 (1.43%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.43%) HACMP
9 1 (0.71%) NHS
9 1 (0.71%) Replication
9 1 (0.71%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.71%) Clustering
9 1 (0.71%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.71%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.71%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.71%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 47 (33.57%) Windows
2 40 (28.57%) Linux
3 26 (18.57%) UNIX
4 16 (11.43%) AIX
5 10 (7.14%) OS/400
6 8 (5.71%) zOS
6 8 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.86%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.14%) Windows Vista
8 3 (2.14%) Android
8 3 (2.14%) OS/390
8 3 (2.14%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.43%) SUSE
9 2 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.43%) VMS
9 2 (1.43%) HPUX
10 1 (0.71%) Solaris
10 1 (0.71%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (13.57%) ITIL
1 19 (13.57%) Change Management
2 14 (10.00%) Security Management
3 12 (8.57%) Migration
4 10 (7.14%) Content Management
4 10 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 9 (6.43%) Information Security
5 9 (6.43%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (5.71%) Test Scripting
6 8 (5.71%) Data Migration
7 7 (5.00%) Integration Testing
7 7 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 7 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (4.29%) Project Management
8 6 (4.29%) ERP
8 6 (4.29%) Manual Testing
9 5 (3.57%) System Integration Testing
10 4 (2.86%) E-Commerce
10 4 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 46 (32.86%) RPG
2 42 (30.00%) SQL
3 11 (7.86%) Java
4 6 (4.29%) RPG IV
5 5 (3.57%) C#
5 5 (3.57%) COBOL
6 4 (2.86%) REXX
6 4 (2.86%) JCL
7 3 (2.14%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.14%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.14%) VB
8 2 (1.43%) ActionScript
8 2 (1.43%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (0.71%) RPG/400
9 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (5.00%) CISSP
2 2 (1.43%) ISEB
3 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 6 (4.29%) SLA
3 3 (2.14%) QA
4 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (6.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.86%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (2.86%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (2.14%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.43%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.43%) vSphere
5 1 (0.71%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 16 (11.43%) Tivoli
2 9 (6.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (3.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (2.14%) CA Endevor
5 2 (1.43%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 33 (23.57%) IBM
2 26 (18.57%) Microsoft
3 25 (17.86%) VMware
4 21 (15.00%) Citrix
5 15 (10.71%) SAP
6 12 (8.57%) Oracle
7 10 (7.14%) Cisco
8 5 (3.57%) Misys
9 3 (2.14%) Ab Initio
9 3 (2.14%) Endeca
9 3 (2.14%) Google
9 3 (2.14%) Coremetrics
9 3 (2.14%) Infor
9 3 (2.14%) Sun
9 3 (2.14%) HP
10 2 (1.43%) BMC
10 2 (1.43%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (1.43%) OpenText
10 2 (1.43%) Charles River
10 2 (1.43%) Red Hat
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