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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AS/400
Rank 231 224 208
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -16
Contract jobs citing AS400 26 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.15% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.90% 0.56% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 11
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£272 £394 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.98% +45.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £228 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £400 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £394 £325
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +21.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £11.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+243.47% -41.77%
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
2873 2301 2028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.98% 26.99% 24.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1586 1216 927
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 £225 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 136 193
Average hourly rate £16.72 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.40% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.90 £12.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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 19 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Kent +6 12 - -
Hampshire -14 7 - - 1
Berkshire 0 3 £273 -29.42% 1
Surrey -4 2 - -
AS400
England

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 30 (45.45%) iSeries
2 25 (37.88%) Finance
3 24 (36.36%) RPG
4 20 (30.30%) IBM
5 15 (22.73%) COBOL
6 12 (18.18%) ERP
6 12 (18.18%) Logistics
7 10 (15.15%) SQL
8 8 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (12.12%) RPG IV
9 7 (10.61%) DB2
9 7 (10.61%) ITIL
9 7 (10.61%) C
10 6 (9.09%) Internet
11 5 (7.58%) Service Management
11 5 (7.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (7.58%) Mainframe
11 5 (7.58%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (7.58%) UNIX
11 5 (7.58%) RPG/400
12 4 (6.06%) Windows
12 4 (6.06%) MS Office
12 4 (6.06%) E-Commerce
12 4 (6.06%) LAN
12 4 (6.06%) WAN
12 4 (6.06%) TCP/IP
12 4 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (6.06%) Windows 7
13 3 (4.55%) Problem Management
13 3 (4.55%) i5/OS

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (3.03%) SAS
1 2 (3.03%) MQSeries
1 2 (3.03%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Office
2 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Misys Midas
2 1 (1.52%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.52%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.52%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.52%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.52%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) Internet
2 4 (6.06%) LAN
2 4 (6.06%) WAN
2 4 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.55%) SNA
3 3 (4.55%) FTP
3 3 (4.55%) HTTP
3 3 (4.55%) APPN
4 1 (1.52%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.52%) RTP
4 1 (1.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) DB2
2 5 (7.58%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.03%) QlikView
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (3.03%) ERwin
3 1 (1.52%) JIRA
3 1 (1.52%) LSMW
General
1 25 (37.88%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Automotive
2 3 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (28.79%) Analyst
2 16 (24.24%) Developer
3 13 (19.70%) Consultant
4 10 (15.15%) Test Analyst
5 7 (10.61%) Analyst Programmer
5 7 (10.61%) Programmer
6 6 (9.09%) Applications Consultant
7 5 (7.58%) Technical Support
7 5 (7.58%) Agile Test Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) AS400 Test Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) AS400 Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 2 (3.03%) Computer Operator
10 2 (3.03%) Coordinator
10 2 (3.03%) Test Coordinator
10 2 (3.03%) Support Analyst
10 2 (3.03%) Technical Consultant
10 2 (3.03%) Mainframe Consultant
11 1 (1.52%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
11 1 (1.52%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) HTML
1 3 (4.55%) APPC
2 1 (1.52%) BAPI
2 1 (1.52%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 30 (45.45%) iSeries
2 5 (7.58%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.03%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.52%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.52%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.58%) UNIX
2 4 (6.06%) Windows
2 4 (6.06%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.55%) i5/OS
3 3 (4.55%) Windows XP
3 3 (4.55%) OS/400
4 2 (3.03%) AIX
4 2 (3.03%) Linux
5 1 (1.52%) Android
5 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.18%) ERP
1 12 (18.18%) Logistics
2 8 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (10.61%) ITIL
4 5 (7.58%) Service Management
5 4 (6.06%) E-Commerce
5 4 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (4.55%) Problem Management
6 3 (4.55%) Data Migration
6 3 (4.55%) Migration
6 3 (4.55%) ITSM
6 3 (4.55%) Software Testing
6 3 (4.55%) Project Management
6 3 (4.55%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.03%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (3.03%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (3.03%) Waterfall
7 2 (3.03%) BCP
7 2 (3.03%) Six Sigma
7 2 (3.03%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 24 (36.36%) RPG
2 15 (22.73%) COBOL
3 10 (15.15%) SQL
4 8 (12.12%) RPG IV
5 7 (10.61%) C
6 5 (7.58%) RPG/400
7 1 (1.52%) Java
7 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.52%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) IBM Certification
2 1 (1.52%) MCDST
2 1 (1.52%) MCSE
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.52%) GxP
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) PowerHA
2 1 (1.52%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) Tivoli NetView
1 3 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.03%) Control-M
2 2 (3.03%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.03%) SCOM
3 1 (1.52%) SCCM
3 1 (1.52%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (30.30%) IBM
2 3 (4.55%) NetIQ
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.55%) Intel
2 3 (4.55%) Citrix
3 2 (3.03%) SunGard
3 2 (3.03%) HP
3 2 (3.03%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.52%) SAP
4 1 (1.52%) Sybase
4 1 (1.52%) Informatica
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago