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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AS/400
Rank 238 217 224
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +7
Contract jobs citing AS400 16 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.26% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.57% 0.95% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 1
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£385 £263 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £353 £310
% change year-on-year
-0.70% +13.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +160.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £32.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-49.23% +124.13%
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
2785 2427 2080
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.85% 27.11% 25.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1455 1306 1000
Average daily rate £375 £345 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £190 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 152 138
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.50 £22.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.75% -9.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.50 £13.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -5 8 £450 +71.42%
Hampshire -9 6 £350 +44.32% 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £363 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
AS400
England

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 15 (57.69%) iSeries
2 14 (53.85%) Linux
3 13 (50.00%) Windows
4 11 (42.31%) IBM
5 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 10 (38.46%) Mainframe
6 9 (34.62%) UNIX
6 9 (34.62%) WebSphere
6 9 (34.62%) VMware
7 8 (30.77%) AIX
8 7 (26.92%) DB2
9 6 (23.08%) SAP
9 6 (23.08%) ITIL
9 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
9 6 (23.08%) Citrix
9 6 (23.08%) Maximo
9 6 (23.08%) Retail
10 5 (19.23%) Security Management
10 5 (19.23%) IBM Mainframe
10 5 (19.23%) zOS
10 5 (19.23%) Tivoli
10 5 (19.23%) RPG
10 5 (19.23%) SQL
10 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
11 4 (15.38%) Content Management
11 4 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (15.38%) Firewall
11 4 (15.38%) Information Security
11 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (34.62%) WebSphere
2 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (15.38%) Firewall
2 3 (11.54%) SAN
3 2 (7.69%) APPN
3 2 (7.69%) Internet
3 2 (7.69%) LAN
3 2 (7.69%) WAN
3 2 (7.69%) FTP
3 2 (7.69%) HTTP
3 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.69%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) DB2
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) LoadRunner
1 2 (7.69%) Selenium
1 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
1 2 (7.69%) TestComplete
2 1 (3.85%) Synon
General
1 6 (23.08%) Retail
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Automotive
3 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.85%) Front Office
4 1 (3.85%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Security Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Test Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Coordinator
3 3 (11.54%) Tester
4 2 (7.69%) Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) IT Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) RPG Developer
4 2 (7.69%) IT Security Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Designer
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Designer
4 2 (7.69%) QA Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) IT Security Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Developer Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Security Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) APPC
1 2 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (7.69%) HTML
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
1 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 2 (7.69%) SOAP
1 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 15 (57.69%) iSeries
2 10 (38.46%) Mainframe
3 5 (19.23%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (3.85%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.85%) Derivative
4 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Linux
2 13 (50.00%) Windows
3 9 (34.62%) UNIX
4 8 (30.77%) AIX
5 5 (19.23%) zOS
6 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
6 2 (7.69%) OS/400
6 2 (7.69%) i5/OS
6 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
6 2 (7.69%) Android
7 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) Security Management
3 4 (15.38%) Content Management
3 4 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (15.38%) Information Security
4 3 (11.54%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (11.54%) Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) BCP
5 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 2 (7.69%) Release Management
5 2 (7.69%) Manual Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity
5 2 (7.69%) Regression Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.69%) Analytics
5 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) RPG
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) C
3 2 (7.69%) C#
3 2 (7.69%) COBOL
3 2 (7.69%) Java
3 2 (7.69%) RPG/400
3 2 (7.69%) RPG IV
4 1 (3.85%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) CISSP
1 2 (7.69%) IBM Certification
2 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
2 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) PowerHA
3 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Tivoli
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (11.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Tivoli NetView
4 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) IBM
2 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 9 (34.62%) VMware
4 6 (23.08%) SAP
4 6 (23.08%) Citrix
5 3 (11.54%) Oracle
6 2 (7.69%) NetIQ
6 2 (7.69%) Endeca
6 2 (7.69%) Google
6 2 (7.69%) Coremetrics
7 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.85%) HP
7 1 (3.85%) Intel
7 1 (3.85%) Charles River