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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AS/400
Rank 221 218 196
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -22
Contract jobs citing AS400 17 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.20% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.66% 0.77% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 12
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£273 £265 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.20% -14.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £384 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £39.50 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - £15.50
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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
2583 2201 1712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.67% 26.45% 22.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1337 1154 778
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £218 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 133 174
Average hourly rate £19.25 £18.38 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -8.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
Berkshire +2 5 £225 -40.00%
Kent - 5 - - 2
Surrey -9 4 £520 +96.22%
Hampshire -22 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
AS400
England

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 26 (41.27%) RPG
1 26 (41.27%) Finance
2 25 (39.68%) iSeries
3 20 (31.75%) IBM
4 15 (23.81%) COBOL
5 12 (19.05%) Logistics
6 11 (17.46%) SQL
7 10 (15.87%) RPG IV
8 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (12.70%) ERP
10 7 (11.11%) C
10 7 (11.11%) DB2
10 7 (11.11%) ITIL
10 7 (11.11%) RPG/400
11 6 (9.52%) UNIX
11 6 (9.52%) Internet
12 5 (7.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 5 (7.94%) Mainframe
12 5 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (7.94%) Service Management
12 5 (7.94%) Retail
13 4 (6.35%) Windows 7
13 4 (6.35%) E-Commerce
13 4 (6.35%) LAN
13 4 (6.35%) WAN
13 4 (6.35%) TCP/IP
13 4 (6.35%) Windows
13 4 (6.35%) MS Office
14 3 (4.76%) AIX
14 3 (4.76%) HTML

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 3 (4.76%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.17%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.59%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Office
2 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Misys Midas
2 1 (1.59%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.59%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.59%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.59%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.59%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) Internet
2 4 (6.35%) LAN
2 4 (6.35%) WAN
2 4 (6.35%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.76%) SNA
3 3 (4.76%) APPN
3 3 (4.76%) FTP
3 3 (4.76%) HTTP
4 1 (1.59%) RTP
4 1 (1.59%) Intranet
4 1 (1.59%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.11%) DB2
2 5 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (3.17%) ERwin
2 1 (1.59%) JIRA
2 1 (1.59%) LSMW
General
1 26 (41.27%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Retail
3 3 (4.76%) Automotive
3 3 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.59%) Front Office
4 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (31.75%) Analyst
2 18 (28.57%) Developer
3 11 (17.46%) Consultant
4 9 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 7 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
5 7 (11.11%) Programmer
6 6 (9.52%) Applications Consultant
7 5 (7.94%) Agile Test Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) AS400 Test Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Support Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) Developer Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) AS400 Developer
10 2 (3.17%) RPG Developer
10 2 (3.17%) Mainframe Consultant
10 2 (3.17%) Test Coordinator
10 2 (3.17%) Computer Operator
10 2 (3.17%) Technical Consultant
10 2 (3.17%) Coordinator
11 1 (1.59%) Tester
11 1 (1.59%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) HTML
1 3 (4.76%) APPC
2 1 (1.59%) ODBC
2 1 (1.59%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 25 (39.68%) iSeries
2 5 (7.94%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.17%) SWIFT
4 2 (3.17%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.59%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.59%) Derivative
5 1 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.59%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.59%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.52%) UNIX
2 4 (6.35%) Windows 7
2 4 (6.35%) Windows
3 3 (4.76%) AIX
3 3 (4.76%) Linux
3 3 (4.76%) OS/400
3 3 (4.76%) Windows XP
3 3 (4.76%) i5/OS
4 1 (1.59%) Solaris
4 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.59%) Android
4 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.05%) Logistics
2 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (12.70%) ERP
4 7 (11.11%) ITIL
5 5 (7.94%) Service Management
6 4 (6.35%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.76%) Project Management
7 3 (4.76%) ITSM
7 3 (4.76%) Migration
7 3 (4.76%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.76%) Software Testing
7 3 (4.76%) Data Migration
7 3 (4.76%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.17%) Business Continuity Planning
8 2 (3.17%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (3.17%) Waterfall
8 2 (3.17%) TOGAF
8 2 (3.17%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.17%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.17%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 26 (41.27%) RPG
2 15 (23.81%) COBOL
3 11 (17.46%) SQL
4 10 (15.87%) RPG IV
5 7 (11.11%) C
5 7 (11.11%) RPG/400
6 1 (1.59%) Java
6 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.59%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) IBM Certification
2 1 (1.59%) MCSE
2 1 (1.59%) ISEB
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.59%) MCDST
2 1 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.59%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) GxP
2 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) PowerHA
2 1 (1.59%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) Tivoli NetView
1 3 (4.76%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.17%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.17%) SCOM
2 2 (3.17%) Control-M
3 1 (1.59%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (31.75%) IBM
2 3 (4.76%) NetIQ
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.76%) Intel
2 3 (4.76%) Citrix
3 2 (3.17%) SolarWinds
3 2 (3.17%) SunGard
3 2 (3.17%) HP
4 1 (1.59%) SAP
4 1 (1.59%) Sybase
4 1 (1.59%) Charles River
4 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.59%) Informatica