The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AS/400
Rank 373 350 383
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +33
Contract jobs citing AS400 35 62 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.27% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 0.72% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 18
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£335 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £321 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £453 £633
UK excluding London average daily rate £205 £300 £263
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +140.74%
AS400
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
8135 8633 9182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.55% 37.68% 39.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5680 5893 6250
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 144 204
Average hourly rate £18.71 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.52% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.04 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

AS400
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

AS400 Jobs Demand Trend in London

AS400
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

AS400 Daily Rate Trend in London

AS400
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AS400 across the London region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

AS400 Daily Rate Histogram in London

AS400
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

AS400 Hourly Rate Trend in London

AS400
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AS400 within the London region over the 3 months to 6 July 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
City of London +2 7 £463 +12.12%
Croydon -12 2 £325 -12.75%
AS400
England

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 20 (41.67%) RPG
2 14 (29.17%) SQL
3 11 (22.92%) DB2
4 9 (18.75%) iSeries
5 8 (16.67%) Windows
6 7 (14.58%) RPG IV
7 6 (12.50%) UNIX
7 6 (12.50%) Linux
7 6 (12.50%) Migration
8 5 (10.42%) Banking
8 5 (10.42%) Misys Equation
8 5 (10.42%) Java
8 5 (10.42%) OS/400
8 5 (10.42%) Misys
9 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
9 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
9 4 (8.33%) Project Management
9 4 (8.33%) WebSphere
9 4 (8.33%) Test Scripting
9 4 (8.33%) Change Management
9 4 (8.33%) Finance
10 3 (6.25%) Data Migration
10 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
10 3 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (6.25%) Sun
10 3 (6.25%) .NET
10 3 (6.25%) COBOL
10 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
10 3 (6.25%) ITIL

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 4 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.17%) CICS
2 2 (4.17%) IIS
3 1 (2.08%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Misys Equation
2 3 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (4.17%) Bond Adapt
4 1 (2.08%) SunGard GMI
4 1 (2.08%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.17%) SAN
2 2 (4.17%) LAN
2 2 (4.17%) WAN
3 1 (2.08%) WLAN
3 1 (2.08%) Wireless
3 1 (2.08%) VLAN
3 1 (2.08%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) DB2
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.17%) Data Mining
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 5 (10.42%) Banking
2 4 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.08%) Games
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.08%) French Language
3 1 (2.08%) German Language
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Developer
2 12 (25.00%) Analyst
3 9 (18.75%) AS400 Developer
4 8 (16.67%) RPG Developer
5 7 (14.58%) Consultant
6 5 (10.42%) Business Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) DB2 Consultant
8 3 (6.25%) Architect
8 3 (6.25%) Test Manager
8 3 (6.25%) Analyst Programmer
8 3 (6.25%) Programmer
8 3 (6.25%) SQL Developer
9 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Test Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Consultant
10 1 (2.08%) DB2 Developer
10 1 (2.08%) Test Leader
10 1 (2.08%) CRM Architect
10 1 (2.08%) Backup Specialist
10 1 (2.08%) CRM Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (2.08%) XML
2 1 (2.08%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) iSeries
2 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.17%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.17%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.17%) Derivative
3 2 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.17%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.08%) LPAR
4 1 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.08%) Replication
4 1 (2.08%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.08%) Clustering
4 1 (2.08%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Linux
2 6 (12.50%) UNIX
3 5 (10.42%) OS/400
4 3 (6.25%) AIX
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.17%) SUSE
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.08%) HPUX
6 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.08%) VMS
6 1 (2.08%) NetWare
6 1 (2.08%) OS/390
6 1 (2.08%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.50%) Migration
2 4 (8.33%) Change Management
2 4 (8.33%) Project Management
2 4 (8.33%) Test Scripting
3 3 (6.25%) Data Migration
3 3 (6.25%) ITIL
4 2 (4.17%) OO
4 2 (4.17%) ERP
4 2 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (4.17%) Investment Management
4 2 (4.17%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (4.17%) Business Analysis
4 2 (4.17%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (4.17%) Data Analysis
4 2 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (4.17%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (41.67%) RPG
2 14 (29.17%) SQL
3 7 (14.58%) RPG IV
4 5 (10.42%) Java
5 3 (6.25%) COBOL
6 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.17%) VMware ESX
1 2 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) BladeLogic
2 1 (2.08%) CA Endevor
2 1 (2.08%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.08%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Misys
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.25%) Sun
4 2 (4.17%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (4.17%) IBM
4 2 (4.17%) HP
4 2 (4.17%) BMC
4 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.17%) Charles River
4 2 (4.17%) VMware
5 1 (2.08%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.08%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.08%) Dell
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle
5 1 (2.08%) SAP
5 1 (2.08%) SunGard