The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AS/400
Rank 31 43 41
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Contract jobs citing AS400 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.69% 0.32% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.97% 1.45% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £301 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.88% -7.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +66.66%
AS400
East Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
67 69 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 28.39% 21.90% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 29 19
Average daily rate £238 £290 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.10% -6.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £89 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £400 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 11
Average hourly rate £16.75 £13.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.84% +18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

AS400
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AS400 across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

AS400 Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

AS400
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

AS400 Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

AS400
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

AS400 Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

AS400
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (50.00%) Back Office
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (50.00%) iSeries
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (50.00%) Back Office
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Support Technician
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) Migration Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (50.00%) iSeries
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft