The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 24 July 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 South East 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AS/400
Rank 212 191 217
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +26
Contract jobs citing AS400 30 39 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.46% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.50% 2.28% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 17
Average daily rate
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£279 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.36% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £220 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £480 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £263 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £13.50 £10.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.74% +33.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £13.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+140.74% +8.00%
Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2001 1712 2014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.79% 20.31% 20.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1029 821 848
Average daily rate £350 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 129 173
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.68% -20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £43.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
AS400
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AS400
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

AS400 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

AS400
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

AS400 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

AS400
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AS400 across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

AS400 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

AS400
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

AS400 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

AS400
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AS400 within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +6 20 £243 -19.16%
Berkshire -10 6 £250 -
Buckinghamshire -4 3 £368 -
Surrey -14 1 £255 - 1
Thames Valley - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
AS400
England

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 28 (48.28%) iSeries
2 20 (34.48%) ERP
3 19 (32.76%) Finance
4 15 (25.86%) IBM
5 10 (17.24%) RPG
6 7 (12.07%) SQL
6 7 (12.07%) Linux
6 7 (12.07%) UNIX
6 7 (12.07%) RPG IV
7 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
8 5 (8.62%) Mainframe
8 5 (8.62%) BPCS
8 5 (8.62%) XML
8 5 (8.62%) Workflow
9 4 (6.90%) WebSphere
9 4 (6.90%) ITIL
9 4 (6.90%) DB2
9 4 (6.90%) .NET
9 4 (6.90%) OO
9 4 (6.90%) CRM
9 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
10 3 (5.17%) HP
10 3 (5.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (5.17%) SAP BW
10 3 (5.17%) Project Management
10 3 (5.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
10 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (5.17%) Windows

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 4 (6.90%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.17%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (3.45%) MQSeries
3 2 (3.45%) Apache
3 2 (3.45%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Office
2 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) BPCS
2 3 (5.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (3.45%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (3.45%) SAP CO
3 2 (3.45%) SAP GRC
3 2 (3.45%) Misys Midas
3 2 (3.45%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.72%) SAP APO
4 1 (1.72%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) DB2
2 3 (5.17%) SAP BW
2 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.45%) QlikView
3 2 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Bugzilla
1 2 (3.45%) ERwin
General
1 19 (32.76%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.72%) Legal
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (22.41%) Consultant
2 12 (20.69%) Technical Support
3 7 (12.07%) Analyst
3 7 (12.07%) Programmer
3 7 (12.07%) Administrator
4 5 (8.62%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (6.90%) Technical Manager
5 4 (6.90%) AS400 Administrator
5 4 (6.90%) Technical Administrator
5 4 (6.90%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.90%) Business Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Technical Project Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Test Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Support Specialist
6 3 (5.17%) Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Wintel Support
6 3 (5.17%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) IT Administrator
6 3 (5.17%) Technical Operations Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) XML
2 4 (6.90%) .NET
3 3 (5.17%) SOAP
3 3 (5.17%) JSON
3 3 (5.17%) RESTful
4 2 (3.45%) SAP Smart Forms
4 2 (3.45%) BAPI
4 2 (3.45%) Web Dynpro
4 2 (3.45%) SAP XI
4 2 (3.45%) Web Services
4 2 (3.45%) CSS
4 2 (3.45%) HTML
4 2 (3.45%) EDI
4 2 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 28 (48.28%) iSeries
2 5 (8.62%) Mainframe
3 3 (5.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (3.45%) SWIFT
4 2 (3.45%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.07%) Linux
1 7 (12.07%) UNIX
2 3 (5.17%) Windows
2 3 (5.17%) HPUX
3 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (34.48%) ERP
2 5 (8.62%) Workflow
3 4 (6.90%) ITIL
3 4 (6.90%) OO
3 4 (6.90%) CRM
3 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (5.17%) Project Management
4 3 (5.17%) Incident Management
4 3 (5.17%) Use Case
4 3 (5.17%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (3.45%) Waterfall
5 2 (3.45%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (3.45%) OO PHP
5 2 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.45%) Web Application Development
5 2 (3.45%) Migration
5 2 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (3.45%) Test Scripting
5 2 (3.45%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (3.45%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.24%) RPG
2 7 (12.07%) SQL
2 7 (12.07%) RPG IV
3 3 (5.17%) C
4 2 (3.45%) RPG/400
4 2 (3.45%) Objective-C
4 2 (3.45%) Java
4 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.45%) PHP
4 2 (3.45%) ABAP
4 2 (3.45%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (3.45%) ISTQB
1 2 (3.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) SCOM
2 2 (3.45%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (25.86%) IBM
2 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.17%) HP
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle
3 3 (5.17%) SAP
3 3 (5.17%) SolarWinds
4 2 (3.45%) Zend
4 2 (3.45%) Intel
5 1 (1.72%) Pegasus
5 1 (1.72%) Metastorm