The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Slough region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AS/400
Rank 28 35 29
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing AS400 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.90% 1.44% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.80% 8.33% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £263 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £14.75 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+218.64% -52.03%
Miscellaneous Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
51 48 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 19.39% 17.33% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 22 26
Average daily rate £340 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £194 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £401 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.75 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.86% +21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
AS400
Berkshire

AS400
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AS400 across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

AS400 Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

AS400
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

AS400 Daily Rate Trend in Slough

AS400
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

AS400 Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

AS400
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 7 (100.00%) RPG
2 5 (71.43%) RPG IV
3 4 (57.14%) iSeries
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
5 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (28.57%) XML
6 1 (14.29%) SOA
6 1 (14.29%) .NET
6 1 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) Release Management
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) Workflow
6 1 (14.29%) Metastorm

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Project Manager
1 4 (57.14%) Technical Project Manager
1 4 (57.14%) Technical Manager
2 2 (28.57%) AS400 Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (28.57%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) SOA
1 1 (14.29%) Project Management
1 1 (14.29%) Release Management
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) RPG
2 5 (71.43%) RPG IV
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Metastorm