The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AS/400
Rank - 36 25
Contract jobs citing AS400 0 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 1.27% 4.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 5.26% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £210 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £278 £325 £293
% change year-on-year
-14.61% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+41.50% -32.91%
AS400
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Miscellaneous Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
65 57 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 27.90% 24.05% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 32 26
Median daily rate £330 £350 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £204 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 16 8
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +71.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +15.72%

AS400
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing AS400 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

AS400 Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

AS400
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing AS400 across the Kent region.

AS400 Daily Rate Trend in Kent

AS400
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing AS400 across the Kent region.

AS400 Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 9 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 Kent region with a requirement for AS400.

1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) RPG
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (25.00%) MCDST
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Intranet
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) iSeries
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) RPG IV
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) Intranet
1 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) AS400 Programmer
1 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (25.00%) Programmer
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (25.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) RPG
2 1 (25.00%) RPG IV
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (25.00%) MCDST
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) Sybase