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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AS/400
Rank 364 356 355
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing AS400 26 47 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.55% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 28 19
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£355 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £316 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £454 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.98% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £32.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-49.23% +56.62%
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
8107 8548 8471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.85% 37.63% 39.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5563 6011 5752
Average daily rate £463 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -5.26%
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 144 148 196
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £23.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.15 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.15 £41.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.95 £22.25 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-14.83% +1.92%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +1 7 £463 +15.62% 3
Croydon -9 2 £325 -31.57%
AS400
England

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 15 (41.67%) RPG
2 7 (19.44%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) iSeries
3 6 (16.67%) SQL
4 5 (13.89%) Linux
4 5 (13.89%) Misys
4 5 (13.89%) Misys Equation
4 5 (13.89%) Banking
4 5 (13.89%) UNIX
4 5 (13.89%) Migration
5 4 (11.11%) Change Management
5 4 (11.11%) Finance
5 4 (11.11%) WebSphere
5 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 4 (11.11%) Java
5 4 (11.11%) DB2
6 3 (8.33%) MS Office
6 3 (8.33%) AIX
6 3 (8.33%) ITIL
6 3 (8.33%) IBM
6 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (8.33%) Project Management
6 3 (8.33%) Test Scripting
6 3 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (8.33%) RPG IV
6 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (5.56%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
7 2 (5.56%) Integration Testing

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.56%) IIS
3 1 (2.78%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.78%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Misys Equation
2 3 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (5.56%) Bond Adapt
4 1 (2.78%) SunGard GMI
4 1 (2.78%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.56%) SAN
2 2 (5.56%) LAN
2 2 (5.56%) WAN
3 1 (2.78%) WLAN
3 1 (2.78%) Wireless
3 1 (2.78%) VLAN
3 1 (2.78%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) DB2
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 5 (13.89%) Banking
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.78%) French Language
3 1 (2.78%) German Language
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Developer
1 10 (27.78%) Analyst
2 7 (19.44%) AS400 Developer
2 7 (19.44%) RPG Developer
3 3 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 3 (8.33%) Consultant
3 3 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
3 3 (8.33%) Programmer
4 2 (5.56%) Architect
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Test Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Test Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) Test Leader
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (2.78%) Data Manager
5 1 (2.78%) CRM Consultant
5 1 (2.78%) AS400 Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) iSeries
2 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.56%) Hedge funds
3 2 (5.56%) Derivative
3 2 (5.56%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.56%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) Replication
4 1 (2.78%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.78%) Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) VSAM
4 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.78%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) Linux
2 5 (13.89%) UNIX
3 3 (8.33%) AIX
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.56%) SUSE
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.78%) HPUX
5 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.78%) VMS
5 1 (2.78%) NetWare
5 1 (2.78%) OS/390
5 1 (2.78%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.89%) Migration
2 4 (11.11%) Change Management
3 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (8.33%) ITIL
3 3 (8.33%) Project Management
3 3 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
4 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
4 2 (5.56%) ERP
4 2 (5.56%) OO
4 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.56%) Test Planning
4 2 (5.56%) Investment Management
4 2 (5.56%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (5.56%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Server Building
5 1 (2.78%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) RPG
2 6 (16.67%) SQL
3 4 (11.11%) Java
4 3 (8.33%) RPG IV
5 2 (5.56%) COBOL
5 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.56%) VMware ESX
1 2 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) BladeLogic
2 1 (2.78%) CA Endevor
2 1 (2.78%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Misys
2 3 (8.33%) IBM
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (5.56%) BMC
3 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.56%) Charles River
3 2 (5.56%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.78%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.78%) SAP
4 1 (2.78%) Sun
4 1 (2.78%) SunGard
4 1 (2.78%) HP
4 1 (2.78%) Dell