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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AS/400
Rank 128 127 140
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +13
Contract jobs citing AS400 6 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.17% 0.091%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.79% 0.81% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £250 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -47.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £269 £350
% change year-on-year
+19.06% -23.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £22.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+47.72% +76.00%
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
755 621 722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.47% 21.67% 21.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 310 332
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 41 74
Average hourly rate £16.84 £17.50 £18.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.77% -4.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.65 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.38 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

AS400
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AS400 across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AS400 within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
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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
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Job
Vacancies
Lancashire - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
AS400
England

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 6 (66.67%) RPG
1 6 (66.67%) iSeries
2 3 (33.33%) i5/OS
2 3 (33.33%) BPCS
2 3 (33.33%) OS/400
2 3 (33.33%) FTP
2 3 (33.33%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) IBM
2 3 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 2 (22.22%) Tivoli NetView
3 2 (22.22%) HTTP
3 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) DB2
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) C
3 2 (22.22%) COBOL
3 2 (22.22%) UNIX
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) APPC
3 2 (22.22%) APPN
3 2 (22.22%) Tandem
3 2 (22.22%) VMS
4 1 (11.11%) CA Wily
4 1 (11.11%) Retail
4 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
4 1 (11.11%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Coherence

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
1 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) BPCS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) FTP
2 2 (22.22%) HTTP
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) APPN
3 1 (11.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) DB2
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
1 1 (11.11%) French Language
1 1 (11.11%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (11.11%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) APPC
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) iSeries
2 3 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 2 (22.22%) Tandem
4 1 (11.11%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) OS/400
1 3 (33.33%) i5/OS
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) VMS
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) AIX
3 1 (11.11%) HPUX
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
3 1 (11.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) ERP
1 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (11.11%) Information Security
1 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) RPG
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C
2 2 (22.22%) COBOL
3 1 (11.11%) Java
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Tivoli NetView
2 1 (11.11%) Foglight
2 1 (11.11%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (11.11%) CA Wily
2 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) IBM
1 3 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) TIBCO
2 1 (11.11%) Tumbleweed
2 1 (11.11%) Sun
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) JBoss