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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM AS/400
England / South East
Rank 220 214 230
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +16
Contract jobs citing AS400 16 35 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.43% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.73% 1.36% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 6
Median daily rate £350 £288 £272
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% +5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £350 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -30.37%

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
2205 2565 2745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.19% 31.27% 30.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1248 1487 1460
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 171 172
Median hourly rate £19.63 £37.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.66% +108.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.49 £59.55 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +22.85%

AS400
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing AS400 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AS400 within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +7 8 £400 +39.13%
Buckinghamshire +7 6 £300 -
West Sussex -5 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
AS400
England

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing AS400 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for AS400.

1 17 (56.67%) iSeries
2 14 (46.67%) SQL
3 11 (36.67%) IBM
4 10 (33.33%) DB2
4 10 (33.33%) Windows
4 10 (33.33%) Finance
5 9 (30.00%) VMware
5 9 (30.00%) Tivoli
5 9 (30.00%) Citrix
5 9 (30.00%) Linux
5 9 (30.00%) Migration
6 8 (26.67%) Fat Client
6 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (26.67%) XenApp
6 8 (26.67%) XenDesktop
6 8 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
6 8 (26.67%) HP
6 8 (26.67%) RPG
6 8 (26.67%) Hitachi
6 8 (26.67%) Thin Client
6 8 (26.67%) Wyse
7 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (20.00%) High Availability
8 6 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (20.00%) OS/400
9 5 (16.67%) Scrum
10 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
11 3 (10.00%) .NET
11 3 (10.00%) XML

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) BPCS
1 1 (3.33%) Maximo
1 1 (3.33%) SAP APO
1 1 (3.33%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) FTP
2 1 (3.33%) Network Security
2 1 (3.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) DB2
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) LSMW
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Games
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) AS400 Support
2 8 (26.67%) Developer
3 6 (20.00%) AS400 Developer
3 6 (20.00%) RPG Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Agile Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) AS400 Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Citrix Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) COBOL Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Data Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce Manager
6 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) HTML Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) .NET
1 3 (10.00%) XML
2 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.67%) HTML
2 2 (6.67%) HTML5
2 2 (6.67%) WPF
3 1 (3.33%) BAPI
3 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (56.67%) iSeries
2 8 (26.67%) Fat Client
2 8 (26.67%) Thin Client
3 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.33%) Data Conversion
4 1 (3.33%) Data Extraction
4 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Windows
2 9 (30.00%) Linux
3 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (20.00%) OS/400
5 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.33%) AIX
6 1 (3.33%) Unix
6 1 (3.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Migration
2 8 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (20.00%) High Availability
5 5 (16.67%) Scrum
6 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Business Analysis
8 1 (3.33%) Data Architecture
8 1 (3.33%) Data Cleansing
8 1 (3.33%) ERP
8 1 (3.33%) ETL
8 1 (3.33%) Project Management
8 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
8 1 (3.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) SQL
2 8 (26.67%) RPG
3 3 (10.00%) RPG IV
4 2 (6.67%) C#
4 2 (6.67%) COBOL
4 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
1 8 (26.67%) XenApp
1 8 (26.67%) XenDesktop
2 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) IBM
2 9 (30.00%) Citrix
2 9 (30.00%) VMware
3 8 (26.67%) Hitachi
3 8 (26.67%) HP
3 8 (26.67%) Wyse
4 2 (6.67%) CommVault
4 2 (6.67%) JD Edwards
4 2 (6.67%) SAP
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle