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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AS/400
Rank 554 523 538
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +15
Contract jobs citing AS400 41 96 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.089% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.57% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 27 31
Median daily rate £315 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £198 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £278 £350 £295
% change year-on-year
-20.71% +18.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 4
Median hourly rate £37.50 £29.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+41.50% +12.76%
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
15027 16985 16611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.59% 33.46% 32.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9781 10836 10688
Median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 537 726 701
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +18.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.91 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-5.46% +19.61%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 -3 18 £435 +33.84% 2
South East +3 7 £300 -27.27% 4
South West +16 6 £280 -20.00% 3
North West +4 3 £296 -25.93%
West Midlands -24 3 £180 -28.71% 1
Yorkshire +12 2 - - 1
East Midlands -5 2 £300 +14.28%
East of England +1 1 £150 -28.57% 2
North East -36 1 - -
AS400
UK

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 54 (48.21%) RPG
2 42 (37.50%) iSeries
3 34 (30.36%) SQL
4 23 (20.54%) Finance
5 21 (18.75%) Migration
5 21 (18.75%) IBM
6 20 (17.86%) DB2
6 20 (17.86%) RPG IV
7 14 (12.50%) Windows
8 13 (11.61%) ITIL
8 13 (11.61%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (8.93%) Oracle
9 10 (8.93%) SQL Server
9 10 (8.93%) SAP
10 9 (8.04%) .NET
10 9 (8.04%) ETL
10 9 (8.04%) OS/400
10 9 (8.04%) Project Management
10 9 (8.04%) Mainframe
10 9 (8.04%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (7.14%) Unix
11 8 (7.14%) COBOL
11 8 (7.14%) Data Centre
12 7 (6.25%) Windows Server
12 7 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (6.25%) High Availability
12 7 (6.25%) Java
12 7 (6.25%) JD Edwards
12 7 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (6.25%) Banking

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 5 (4.46%) MQSeries
2 2 (1.79%) IBM Domino
2 2 (1.79%) IBM Notes
2 2 (1.79%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.79%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.89%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.89%) CICS
3 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.89%) IIS
3 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.89%) Tuxedo
3 1 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (4.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.89%) MS Office
2 1 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.46%) JDE World
2 4 (3.57%) SAP APO
2 4 (3.57%) SAP FI
3 3 (2.68%) Misys Equation
4 2 (1.79%) BPCS
4 2 (1.79%) SAP ERP
4 2 (1.79%) SAP MDM
4 2 (1.79%) SAP MM
4 2 (1.79%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.89%) Maximo
5 1 (0.89%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.89%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.68%) LAN
1 3 (2.68%) SAN
2 2 (1.79%) CTI
2 2 (1.79%) FTP
2 2 (1.79%) Network Security
2 2 (1.79%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.79%) WAN
3 1 (0.89%) Internet
3 1 (0.89%) Intranet
3 1 (0.89%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.86%) DB2
2 10 (8.93%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.46%) IBM InfoSphere
4 4 (3.57%) SAP Data Services
4 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.79%) DataStage
6 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.89%) DTS
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (3.57%) LSMW
2 2 (1.79%) JIRA
3 1 (0.89%) ChangeMan
3 1 (0.89%) PVCS
3 1 (0.89%) Synon
General
1 23 (20.54%) Finance
2 7 (6.25%) Banking
3 5 (4.46%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.68%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.79%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.79%) Retail
5 2 (1.79%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.89%) Electronics
6 1 (0.89%) Games
6 1 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.89%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 41 (36.61%) Developer
2 30 (26.79%) AS400 Developer
3 27 (24.11%) Analyst
4 26 (23.21%) RPG Developer
5 11 (9.82%) AS400 Support
5 11 (9.82%) Support Analyst
6 10 (8.93%) Systems Analyst
7 9 (8.04%) Consultant
8 7 (6.25%) Administrator
8 7 (6.25%) Project Manager
9 6 (5.36%) AS400 Administrator
10 5 (4.46%) AS400 Operator
10 5 (4.46%) AS400 Programmer
10 5 (4.46%) Business Analyst
10 5 (4.46%) Programmer
10 5 (4.46%) Technical Analyst
11 4 (3.57%) Analyst Developer
11 4 (3.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 4 (3.57%) SAP Consultant
11 4 (3.57%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.04%) .NET
2 6 (5.36%) EDI
3 5 (4.46%) Middleware
4 4 (3.57%) BAPI
5 3 (2.68%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.79%) HTML
6 2 (1.79%) HTML5
6 2 (1.79%) Web Services
6 2 (1.79%) WPF
6 2 (1.79%) XML
7 1 (0.89%) CSS
7 1 (0.89%) jQuery
7 1 (0.89%) ODBC
7 1 (0.89%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 42 (37.50%) iSeries
2 9 (8.04%) Mainframe
3 8 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 6 (5.36%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.57%) Data Conversion
5 4 (3.57%) Data Extraction
5 4 (3.57%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.57%) Tandem
5 4 (3.57%) User Experience
6 3 (2.68%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.79%) IVR
7 2 (1.79%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.89%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.89%) FMCG
8 1 (0.89%) Replication
8 1 (0.89%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.50%) Windows
2 9 (8.04%) OS/400
3 8 (7.14%) Unix
4 7 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 6 (5.36%) AIX
5 6 (5.36%) Apple iOS
5 6 (5.36%) Linux
6 2 (1.79%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.79%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.79%) zOS
7 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.89%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.75%) Migration
2 13 (11.61%) ITIL
2 13 (11.61%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (8.04%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (8.04%) ETL
3 9 (8.04%) Project Management
4 7 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (6.25%) High Availability
4 7 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (5.36%) Unit Testing
6 5 (4.46%) Data Migration
6 5 (4.46%) E-Commerce
6 5 (4.46%) Feature Driven Development
7 4 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (3.57%) Data Architecture
7 4 (3.57%) ERP
7 4 (3.57%) ITSM
7 4 (3.57%) Logistics
7 4 (3.57%) Network Management
7 4 (3.57%) SAP Security
Programming Languages
1 54 (48.21%) RPG
2 34 (30.36%) SQL
3 20 (17.86%) RPG IV
4 8 (7.14%) COBOL
5 7 (6.25%) Java
6 6 (5.36%) RPG/400
7 5 (4.46%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.68%) C#
8 3 (2.68%) C++
8 3 (2.68%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.79%) C
9 2 (1.79%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.79%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.89%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.89%) JCL
10 1 (0.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (5.36%) MCSE
1 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.46%) CCNA
2 5 (4.46%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.57%) CCNP
3 4 (3.57%) Degree
3 4 (3.57%) MCDBA
3 4 (3.57%) MCP
4 1 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.89%) MCDST
4 1 (0.89%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.89%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.25%) QA
2 3 (2.68%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.68%) SLA
3 2 (1.79%) GxP
4 1 (0.89%) GMP
4 1 (0.89%) MiFID
4 1 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.89%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.89%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.68%) OpenView
2 2 (1.79%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.79%) SCCM
2 2 (1.79%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.89%) Control-M
3 1 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.89%) SCOM
3 1 (0.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 21 (18.75%) IBM
2 10 (8.93%) Oracle
2 10 (8.93%) SAP
3 7 (6.25%) JD Edwards
4 5 (4.46%) CommVault
5 3 (2.68%) HP
5 3 (2.68%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.68%) Misys
6 2 (1.79%) Citrix
6 2 (1.79%) Cognos
6 2 (1.79%) Lotus
6 2 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.79%) VMware
7 1 (0.89%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.89%) arcserve
7 1 (0.89%) Cisco
7 1 (0.89%) Dell
7 1 (0.89%) SunGard
7 1 (0.89%) Symantec
7 1 (0.89%) TOWER Software
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