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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AS/400
Rank 493 449 444
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -5
Contract jobs citing AS400 97 137 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.27% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 0.83% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 47 42
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£350 £340 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £290 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £482 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £325 £260
% change year-on-year
-38.46% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 7
Average hourly rate £24.25 £28.25 £47.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.15% -39.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.25 £15.00 £18.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £32.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-30.76% +47.72%
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
17200 16582 15837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.43% 32.80% 33.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10989 10105 9794
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 £245 £250
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 672 698 643
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -17 39 £375 +0.33% 6
South East -25 35 £363 +5.07% 3
South West -1 8 £350 -30.00% 2
West Midlands +10 7 £318 -32.44%
Yorkshire -25 4 £500 +81.81% 2
East of England -4 3 £91 -71.55%
North East -32 1 £120 -78.18%
AS400
UK

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 69 (40.59%) iSeries
2 63 (37.06%) SQL
3 62 (36.47%) Windows
4 57 (33.53%) RPG
5 50 (29.41%) Linux
5 50 (29.41%) IBM
6 47 (27.65%) DB2
7 34 (20.00%) VMware
8 32 (18.82%) Microsoft
9 29 (17.06%) Citrix
9 29 (17.06%) UNIX
10 28 (16.47%) Change Management
11 25 (14.71%) Tivoli
12 24 (14.12%) WebSphere
13 23 (13.53%) Mainframe
13 23 (13.53%) SQL Server
14 20 (11.76%) .NET
14 20 (11.76%) Finance
15 19 (11.18%) ITIL
15 19 (11.18%) Data Centre
16 18 (10.59%) AIX
16 18 (10.59%) Cisco
16 18 (10.59%) Incident Management
17 17 (10.00%) SAP
17 17 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
18 16 (9.41%) Windows Server 2008
18 16 (9.41%) Oracle
19 15 (8.82%) Java
19 15 (8.82%) Migration
20 14 (8.24%) MS Exchange

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 24 (14.12%) WebSphere
2 14 (8.24%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.94%) IIS
3 5 (2.94%) MQSeries
4 3 (1.76%) CICS
5 2 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.18%) iPlanet
5 2 (1.18%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (1.18%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.59%) Apache
6 1 (0.59%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.59%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (4.71%) MS Office
2 5 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (6.47%) Maximo
2 4 (2.35%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.76%) Misys Equation
4 2 (1.18%) BPCS
4 2 (1.18%) BusinessWare
4 2 (1.18%) SAP R/3
4 2 (1.18%) INSURE/90
5 1 (0.59%) ACBS
5 1 (0.59%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.59%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.59%) Bond Adapt
5 1 (0.59%) SunGard GMI
5 1 (0.59%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.35%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.71%) TCP/IP
1 8 (4.71%) SAN
2 7 (4.12%) Firewall
3 6 (3.53%) FTP
4 5 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.18%) X.400
6 1 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.59%) VPN
6 1 (0.59%) SSL
6 1 (0.59%) LAN
6 1 (0.59%) SMS
6 1 (0.59%) WAN
6 1 (0.59%) VLAN
6 1 (0.59%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (27.65%) DB2
2 23 (13.53%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.71%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.18%) DB2 UDB
4 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.18%) Ingres
5 1 (0.59%) MySQL
5 1 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.59%) Informix
5 1 (0.59%) MS Access
5 1 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.59%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.59%) InterBase
5 1 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.35%) Selenium
1 4 (2.35%) TestComplete
1 4 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (2.35%) SoapUI
2 3 (1.76%) LoadRunner
2 3 (1.76%) ChangeMan
2 3 (1.76%) Subversion
3 2 (1.18%) Synon
4 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (11.76%) Finance
2 9 (5.29%) Banking
3 6 (3.53%) Retail
4 4 (2.35%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.76%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.18%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.59%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.59%) French Language
7 1 (0.59%) German Language
7 1 (0.59%) Back Office
7 1 (0.59%) Games
7 1 (0.59%) Billing
Job Titles
1 49 (28.82%) Analyst
2 30 (17.65%) Developer
3 20 (11.76%) AS400 Developer
4 17 (10.00%) Programmer
5 14 (8.24%) Analyst Programmer
5 14 (8.24%) RPG Developer
6 12 (7.06%) Consultant
7 10 (5.88%) Support Analyst
8 9 (5.29%) Test Analyst
9 8 (4.71%) RPG Programmer
10 7 (4.12%) RPG Analyst Programmer
10 7 (4.12%) Architect
11 6 (3.53%) Tester
11 6 (3.53%) Technical Manager
12 5 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (2.94%) Applications Support
12 5 (2.94%) Security Analyst
12 5 (2.94%) Report Writer
12 5 (2.94%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
12 5 (2.94%) DB2 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.76%) .NET
2 6 (3.53%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (2.94%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.94%) ISPF
4 4 (2.35%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 4 (2.35%) SOAP
4 4 (2.35%) ODBC
4 4 (2.35%) HTML
5 3 (1.76%) EDI
6 2 (1.18%) MSMQ
6 2 (1.18%) XML
6 2 (1.18%) jQuery
6 2 (1.18%) EDIFACT
7 1 (0.59%) JRules
7 1 (0.59%) Spring
7 1 (0.59%) NHibernate
7 1 (0.59%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.59%) Classic ASP
7 1 (0.59%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 69 (40.59%) iSeries
2 23 (13.53%) Mainframe
3 19 (11.18%) Data Centre
4 17 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.94%) LPAR
5 5 (2.94%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (2.35%) VSAM
6 4 (2.35%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.18%) Derivative
7 2 (1.18%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.18%) HACMP
7 2 (1.18%) FMCG
8 1 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.59%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.59%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.59%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.59%) NHS
8 1 (0.59%) Replication
8 1 (0.59%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 62 (36.47%) Windows
2 50 (29.41%) Linux
3 29 (17.06%) UNIX
4 18 (10.59%) AIX
5 16 (9.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (6.47%) zOS
7 10 (5.88%) OS/400
8 4 (2.35%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.35%) Android
8 4 (2.35%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.76%) OS/390
9 3 (1.76%) Windows Vista
9 3 (1.76%) Solaris
10 2 (1.18%) HPUX
10 2 (1.18%) VMS
10 2 (1.18%) SUSE
10 2 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.18%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.59%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (16.47%) Change Management
2 19 (11.18%) ITIL
3 18 (10.59%) Incident Management
4 15 (8.82%) Migration
5 11 (6.47%) ERP
5 11 (6.47%) Data Migration
6 10 (5.88%) Security Management
6 10 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (5.29%) Manual Testing
8 8 (4.71%) Test Scripting
8 8 (4.71%) Integration Testing
9 7 (4.12%) Information Security
9 7 (4.12%) Project Management
10 6 (3.53%) ETL
10 6 (3.53%) E-Commerce
10 6 (3.53%) Content Management
10 6 (3.53%) Vulnerability Management
10 6 (3.53%) System Integration Testing
11 5 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (37.06%) SQL
2 57 (33.53%) RPG
3 15 (8.82%) Java
4 12 (7.06%) C#
5 7 (4.12%) VB
5 7 (4.12%) RPG IV
6 5 (2.94%) JCL
6 5 (2.94%) COBOL
7 4 (2.35%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.35%) REXX
8 3 (1.76%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.18%) ActionScript 2.0
9 2 (1.18%) RPG/400
9 2 (1.18%) ActionScript
9 2 (1.18%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.59%) VBScript
10 1 (0.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (3.53%) CISSP
2 2 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.18%) CCSP
2 2 (1.18%) ISEB
2 2 (1.18%) CISM
2 2 (1.18%) Degree
3 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.53%) SLA
2 4 (2.35%) QA
2 4 (2.35%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.94%) VMware ESX
2 5 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.94%) Time Sharing Option
3 4 (2.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 4 (2.35%) vSphere
4 2 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.18%) ClearTrust
5 1 (0.59%) RACF
5 1 (0.59%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 25 (14.71%) Tivoli
2 11 (6.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (2.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (1.76%) CA Endevor
5 2 (1.18%) BladeLogic
5 2 (1.18%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.59%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 50 (29.41%) IBM
2 34 (20.00%) VMware
3 32 (18.82%) Microsoft
4 29 (17.06%) Citrix
5 18 (10.59%) Cisco
6 17 (10.00%) SAP
7 16 (9.41%) Oracle
8 7 (4.12%) Infor
9 4 (2.35%) Endeca
9 4 (2.35%) Google
9 4 (2.35%) Coremetrics
9 4 (2.35%) MAPICS
10 3 (1.76%) Intel
10 3 (1.76%) JD Edwards
10 3 (1.76%) LANSA
10 3 (1.76%) Sun
10 3 (1.76%) Misys
10 3 (1.76%) HP
10 3 (1.76%) Ab Initio
11 2 (1.18%) PeopleSoft
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