The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AS/400
Rank 152 158 140
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -18
Contract jobs citing AS400 3 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.093% 0.097% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.33% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £296 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.93% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £400 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £400 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £351 £298
% change year-on-year
-21.70% +18.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+41.50% +12.76%
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 North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
983 1225 958
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.52% 29.58% 29.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 637 675 548
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 66 54
Median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.33 £31.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%

AS400
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

AS400 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

AS400
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

AS400 Daily Rate Trend in the North West

AS400
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

AS400 Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

AS400
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AS400 within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside - 2 £330 -
Lancashire - 1 £263 -
AS400
England

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing AS400 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for AS400.

1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) RPG
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Veeam
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (33.33%) EqualLogic
2 1 (33.33%) RPG IV
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Canon
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) AS400 Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) RPG Developer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) OS/400
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) RPG
2 1 (33.33%) RPG IV
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Canon
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Dell
1 1 (33.33%) EqualLogic
1 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Symantec
1 1 (33.33%) Veeam
1 1 (33.33%) VMware