The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM AS/400
North West / Manchester
Rank - - 88
Contract jobs citing AS400 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £27.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -31.64%

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

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
401 608 397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 28.56% 31.54% 28.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 319 231
Median daily rate £400 £366 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% +4.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £187 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.13% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 16
Median hourly rate £13.60 £17.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.31% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.19 £12.50 £10.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.26 £29.40 £19.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.71 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +22.85%

AS400
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing AS400 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

AS400 Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

AS400
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

AS400 Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

AS400
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

AS400 Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester