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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 12 September 2014 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AS/400
Rank 41 33 32
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing AS400 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.67% 1.02% 0.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.30% 3.57% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £240 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% -28.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £260 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £22.25 £11.30
% change year-on-year
+46.06% +96.98%
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
87 84 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 29.29% 28.67% 29.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 50 43
Average daily rate £225 £300 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -0.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £172 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 9
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +67.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £16.25 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.83 £44.00 £52.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.69 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -35.67%

AS400
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AS400 across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AS400 within the Kent region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014. 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
Folkestone - - - -
Whitstable - - - -
AS400
South East

AS400
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) SunGard
1 2 (100.00%) Intel
1 2 (100.00%) Control-M
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
1 2 (100.00%) iSeries
1 2 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Operator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) iSeries
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Control-M
1 2 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SunGard
1 2 (100.00%) Intel
1 2 (100.00%) SolarWinds