The 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AS/400
Rank 214 212 236
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +24
Contract jobs citing AS400 46 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.47% 0.27% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.63% 1.06% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 10
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£350 £331 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.90% -12.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £224 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £510 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £301 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.03% -7.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +66.66%
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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2830 2177 2410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.21% 25.78% 25.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1611 1176 1074
Average daily rate £360 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £477 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 113 186
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -15.76%

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
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 23 October 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 +8 28 £350 -
Kent +4 7 £325 +35.41%
Surrey +1 6 £350 +118.75%
Berkshire +3 4 £376 -28.47% 1
AS400
England

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 41 (53.95%) iSeries
2 29 (38.16%) Finance
3 23 (30.26%) RPG
4 22 (28.95%) ERP
5 21 (27.63%) IBM
6 12 (15.79%) SQL
7 10 (13.16%) ITIL
7 10 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (13.16%) RPG IV
8 7 (9.21%) Mainframe
8 7 (9.21%) RPG/400
9 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (7.89%) UNIX
9 6 (7.89%) DB2
10 5 (6.58%) COBOL
10 5 (6.58%) BPCS
10 5 (6.58%) Internet
10 5 (6.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (6.58%) Service Management
10 5 (6.58%) Problem Management
10 5 (6.58%) Logistics
10 5 (6.58%) WebSphere
11 4 (5.26%) Waterfall
11 4 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
11 4 (5.26%) SWIFT
11 4 (5.26%) TOGAF
11 4 (5.26%) Misys Midas
11 4 (5.26%) Lean Six Sigma
11 4 (5.26%) Workflow

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 5 (6.58%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.26%) MQSeries
3 2 (2.63%) SAS
4 1 (1.32%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Office
2 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.58%) BPCS
2 4 (5.26%) Misys Midas
3 2 (2.63%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.32%) SAP SD
4 1 (1.32%) SAP MM
4 1 (1.32%) SAP CO
4 1 (1.32%) SAP CRM
4 1 (1.32%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.32%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.32%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) Internet
2 1 (1.32%) LAN
2 1 (1.32%) WAN
2 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.32%) Intranet
2 1 (1.32%) RTP
2 1 (1.32%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.89%) DB2
2 4 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.63%) QlikView
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.32%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (5.26%) ERwin
2 3 (3.95%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.32%) LSMW
3 1 (1.32%) JIRA
General
1 29 (38.16%) Finance
2 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.32%) Automotive
2 1 (1.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (30.26%) Analyst
2 17 (22.37%) Consultant
3 16 (21.05%) Developer
4 13 (17.11%) Technical Support
5 10 (13.16%) Test Analyst
6 8 (10.53%) Programmer
7 7 (9.21%) Technical Consultant
7 7 (9.21%) Analyst Programmer
8 5 (6.58%) Agile Test Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) AS400 Administrator
9 4 (5.26%) AS400 Test Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Administrator
9 4 (5.26%) Technical Administrator
9 4 (5.26%) Business Analyst
10 3 (3.95%) Test Manager
10 3 (3.95%) Applications Consultant
10 3 (3.95%) Mainframe Consultant
10 3 (3.95%) AS400 Developer
11 2 (2.63%) Support Analyst
11 2 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) XML
2 3 (3.95%) SOAP
2 3 (3.95%) HTML
2 3 (3.95%) .NET
2 3 (3.95%) JSON
2 3 (3.95%) RESTful
3 2 (2.63%) BAPI
4 1 (1.32%) EDI
4 1 (1.32%) Web Services
4 1 (1.32%) ODBC
4 1 (1.32%) Middleware
4 1 (1.32%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.32%) SAP XI
4 1 (1.32%) Web Dynpro
4 1 (1.32%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 41 (53.95%) iSeries
2 7 (9.21%) Mainframe
3 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.26%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.32%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.32%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.89%) UNIX
2 4 (5.26%) Linux
3 2 (2.63%) AIX
4 1 (1.32%) Windows
4 1 (1.32%) Android
4 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.95%) ERP
2 10 (13.16%) ITIL
2 10 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (6.58%) Service Management
4 5 (6.58%) Problem Management
4 5 (6.58%) Logistics
5 4 (5.26%) Waterfall
5 4 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
5 4 (5.26%) TOGAF
5 4 (5.26%) Lean Six Sigma
5 4 (5.26%) Workflow
5 4 (5.26%) Six Sigma
5 4 (5.26%) DSDM
5 4 (5.26%) E-Commerce
6 3 (3.95%) Migration
6 3 (3.95%) Change Management
6 3 (3.95%) ITSM
6 3 (3.95%) Use Case
6 3 (3.95%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (30.26%) RPG
2 12 (15.79%) SQL
3 10 (13.16%) RPG IV
4 7 (9.21%) RPG/400
5 5 (6.58%) COBOL
6 4 (5.26%) C
7 1 (1.32%) Java
7 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.32%) ABAP
7 1 (1.32%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.32%) MCSE
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.32%) MCDST
1 1 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.32%) GxP
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.63%) SCOM
2 2 (2.63%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.63%) Control-M
3 1 (1.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (27.63%) IBM
2 3 (3.95%) Citrix
3 2 (2.63%) SolarWinds
3 2 (2.63%) SunGard
3 2 (2.63%) Intel
3 2 (2.63%) SAP
4 1 (1.32%) Sybase
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.32%) Informatica