The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AS/400
Rank 366 359 357
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing AS400 46 30 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.14% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% 0.42% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 19 39
Average daily rate £400 £425 £473
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £296 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £554 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £14.75 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+218.64% -52.03%
Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7582 7099 8753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.34% 32.86% 31.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5343 4946 5867
Average daily rate £450 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 167 227
Average hourly rate £21.75 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.13% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £14.15 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £54.00 £47.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
AS400
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -10 13 £400 -15.78% 1
Romford - 2 £375 -
AS400
England

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 37 (37.76%) Banking
2 34 (34.69%) SQL
3 30 (30.61%) iSeries
4 24 (24.49%) Windows
5 22 (22.45%) Tivoli
5 22 (22.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 18 (18.37%) Data Protection
7 17 (17.35%) Finance
8 16 (16.33%) Service Management
8 16 (16.33%) Service Delivery
8 16 (16.33%) UNIX
8 16 (16.33%) ISO 9001
8 16 (16.33%) Citrix
8 16 (16.33%) Software Architecture
8 16 (16.33%) IT Governance
8 16 (16.33%) Technical Analysis
9 15 (15.31%) IBM
10 13 (13.27%) Linux
10 13 (13.27%) Oracle
10 13 (13.27%) SQL Server
11 12 (12.24%) RPG
11 12 (12.24%) AIX
12 11 (11.22%) BMC
13 10 (10.20%) VBA
14 9 (9.18%) NetApp
14 9 (9.18%) SAN
14 9 (9.18%) SunGard
14 9 (9.18%) Solaris
14 9 (9.18%) VMware ESX
14 9 (9.18%) General Ledger

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 8 (8.16%) WebSphere
2 7 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (4.08%) IIS
4 2 (2.04%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.04%) CICS
5 1 (1.02%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.02%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.02%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.08%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.06%) MS Office
4 1 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (9.18%) SunGard GMI
2 7 (7.14%) JDE OneWorld
3 4 (4.08%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 3 (3.06%) BPCS
4 3 (3.06%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (3.06%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (3.06%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (3.06%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (2.04%) Misys Midas
6 1 (1.02%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.18%) SAN
2 5 (5.10%) FTP
3 3 (3.06%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.06%) LAN
3 3 (3.06%) WAN
4 2 (2.04%) VLAN
4 2 (2.04%) OSPF
5 1 (1.02%) SNMP
5 1 (1.02%) Firewall
5 1 (1.02%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.12%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.06%) DB2
4 1 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.02%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.02%) MySQL
4 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.06%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (2.04%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.02%) ProtoShare
General
1 37 (37.76%) Banking
2 17 (17.35%) Finance
3 9 (9.18%) General Ledger
4 8 (8.16%) Investment Banking
5 6 (6.12%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.06%) Retail
7 1 (1.02%) Publishing
7 1 (1.02%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 34 (34.69%) Analyst
2 21 (21.43%) Developer
3 16 (16.33%) Backup Specialist
4 8 (8.16%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (8.16%) Architect
5 7 (7.14%) Programmer
6 6 (6.12%) AS400 Developer
6 6 (6.12%) Capacity Analyst
6 6 (6.12%) Capacity Management Analyst
6 6 (6.12%) Support Analyst
6 6 (6.12%) Business Analyst
6 6 (6.12%) Analyst Programmer
7 5 (5.10%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.10%) Tester
7 5 (5.10%) Administrator
8 4 (4.08%) Senior Programmer
8 4 (4.08%) Senior Analyst Programmer
8 4 (4.08%) Senior Support Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Test Manager
9 3 (3.06%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.10%) XML
2 3 (3.06%) SOAP
2 3 (3.06%) HTML
3 1 (1.02%) .NET
3 1 (1.02%) FIXML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (30.61%) iSeries
2 8 (8.16%) Mainframe
3 7 (7.14%) Reference Data
4 6 (6.12%) Derivative
5 4 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.06%) Replication
7 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.02%) Tandem
8 1 (1.02%) Clustering
8 1 (1.02%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 24 (24.49%) Windows
2 16 (16.33%) UNIX
3 13 (13.27%) Linux
4 12 (12.24%) AIX
5 9 (9.18%) Solaris
6 5 (5.10%) HPUX
6 5 (5.10%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.06%) SUSE
8 3 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.04%) OS/390
10 1 (1.02%) OS/400
10 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.37%) Data Protection
2 16 (16.33%) Service Management
2 16 (16.33%) Service Delivery
2 16 (16.33%) Software Architecture
2 16 (16.33%) IT Governance
2 16 (16.33%) Technical Analysis
3 7 (7.14%) Data Management
3 7 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 6 (6.12%) Performance Management
4 6 (6.12%) Capacity Management
4 6 (6.12%) Information Security
4 6 (6.12%) Change Management
4 6 (6.12%) Quality Management
5 5 (5.10%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (5.10%) Web Development
5 5 (5.10%) Test Scripting
6 4 (4.08%) System Testing
6 4 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.06%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (34.69%) SQL
2 12 (12.24%) RPG
3 10 (10.20%) VBA
4 5 (5.10%) VBScript
5 4 (4.08%) RPG IV
5 4 (4.08%) COBOL
6 3 (3.06%) Java
6 3 (3.06%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.06%) Perl
7 2 (2.04%) VB
8 1 (1.02%) Delphi
8 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.02%) RPG/400
8 1 (1.02%) RPG III
Qualifications
1 2 (2.04%) ISEB
1 2 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (2.04%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (16.33%) ISO 9001
2 8 (8.16%) Data Quality
3 7 (7.14%) QA
4 2 (2.04%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 9 (9.18%) VMware ESX
2 4 (4.08%) vSphere
2 4 (4.08%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.04%) SRDF
4 2 (2.04%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (1.02%) RACF
Systems Management
1 22 (22.45%) Tivoli
1 22 (22.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (5.10%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (3.06%) BladeLogic
4 2 (2.04%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (2.04%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (2.04%) Control-M
5 1 (1.02%) SCCM
5 1 (1.02%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (16.33%) Citrix
2 15 (15.31%) IBM
3 13 (13.27%) Oracle
4 11 (11.22%) BMC
5 9 (9.18%) NetApp
5 9 (9.18%) SunGard
6 8 (8.16%) JD Edwards
6 8 (8.16%) HP
7 6 (6.12%) Microsoft
8 4 (4.08%) VMware
9 3 (3.06%) EMC
9 3 (3.06%) Red Hat
9 3 (3.06%) Hitachi
10 2 (2.04%) Brocade
10 2 (2.04%) Symantec
10 2 (2.04%) SAP
10 2 (2.04%) Lotus
10 2 (2.04%) Dell
10 2 (2.04%) Avaya
10 2 (2.04%) Cisco