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 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM AS/400
England / North West
Rank 130 - 137
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing AS400 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% - 0.064%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% - 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £300 - £438
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 - £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 - £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £345 £300
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +15.00%
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 North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
809 1256 898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.85% 32.01% 28.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 510 704 506
Median daily rate £380 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £208 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 59 39
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £13.30 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £47.13 £31.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +22.85%

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -
Manchester - 1 £300 -
Lancashire - 1 £263 - 1
AS400
England

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 3 (75.00%) RPG
2 2 (50.00%) RPG IV
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (25.00%) EqualLogic
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) OS/400
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) SAN

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 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) AS400 Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) AS400 Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) RPG Analyst Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) RPG Developer
2 1 (25.00%) RPG Programmer
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) OS/400
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) RPG
2 2 (50.00%) RPG IV
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Canon
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Dell
1 1 (25.00%) EqualLogic
1 1 (25.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Symantec
1 1 (25.00%) Veeam
1 1 (25.00%) VMware