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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AS/400
Rank 233 216 202
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -14
Contract jobs citing AS400 37 35 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.38% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.22% 1.29% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 12
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£363 £345 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.07% +9.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £368 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £320 £269
% change year-on-year
-37.50% +19.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 1
Average hourly rate £22.75 £32.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +140.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-30.76% +47.72%
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
3027 2709 2357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.54% 29.62% 26.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1710 1477 1236
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 151 143
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £46.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Surrey +14 20 £203 -42.14%
Berkshire -3 6 £485 +94.00%
Hampshire -26 5 £383 +12.50%
Kent +7 2 £200 -38.46% 3
Buckinghamshire -12 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 £323 -
AS400
England

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 42 (77.78%) Windows
2 39 (72.22%) Linux
3 35 (64.81%) iSeries
4 33 (61.11%) VMware
5 31 (57.41%) IBM
6 25 (46.30%) Citrix
7 24 (44.44%) DB2
8 22 (40.74%) Tivoli
9 21 (38.89%) SQL
10 18 (33.33%) Mainframe
11 17 (31.48%) UNIX
12 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
12 16 (29.63%) Change Management
12 16 (29.63%) WebSphere
13 15 (27.78%) Data Centre
14 14 (25.93%) Cisco
15 13 (24.07%) Incident Management
15 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2008
16 12 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
16 12 (22.22%) AIX
17 11 (20.37%) SAP
17 11 (20.37%) MS Exchange
17 11 (20.37%) Maximo
18 10 (18.52%) ITIL
18 10 (18.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
19 9 (16.67%) Finance
19 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
20 7 (12.96%) Oracle
20 7 (12.96%) Firewall
20 7 (12.96%) Security Management

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (29.63%) WebSphere
2 11 (20.37%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.85%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Maximo
2 1 (1.85%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) Firewall
1 7 (12.96%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (9.26%) SAN
3 3 (5.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (44.44%) DB2
2 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Selenium
1 4 (7.41%) TestComplete
1 4 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (7.41%) SoapUI
2 3 (5.56%) LoadRunner
3 2 (3.70%) ChangeMan
4 1 (1.85%) Synon
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (38.89%) Analyst
2 7 (12.96%) Support Analyst
2 7 (12.96%) Security Analyst
3 6 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (11.11%) Tester
3 6 (11.11%) Technical Manager
4 5 (9.26%) Senior Security Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) QA Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Test Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) Solutions Designer
6 3 (5.56%) Operations Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Technical Designer
6 3 (5.56%) Designer
7 2 (3.70%) IT Security Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) IT Security Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) AS400 Operator
7 2 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) .NET
2 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET
2 4 (7.41%) SOAP
2 4 (7.41%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (7.41%) HTML
2 4 (7.41%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 3 (5.56%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (64.81%) iSeries
2 18 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 15 (27.78%) Data Centre
4 7 (12.96%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.85%) HACMP
6 1 (1.85%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 42 (77.78%) Windows
2 39 (72.22%) Linux
3 17 (31.48%) UNIX
4 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (22.22%) AIX
6 7 (12.96%) zOS
7 4 (7.41%) Android
7 4 (7.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) Change Management
2 13 (24.07%) Incident Management
3 10 (18.52%) ITIL
4 7 (12.96%) Security Management
4 7 (12.96%) Information Security
4 7 (12.96%) Content Management
4 7 (12.96%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.11%) Manual Testing
6 5 (9.26%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (9.26%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (7.41%) Release Management
7 4 (7.41%) Regression Testing
7 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
7 4 (7.41%) Analytics
7 4 (7.41%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (7.41%) Integration Testing
8 3 (5.56%) System Testing
8 3 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (3.70%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.89%) SQL
2 4 (7.41%) C#
2 4 (7.41%) Java
3 3 (5.56%) REXX
3 3 (5.56%) JCL
4 2 (3.70%) RPG
5 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.85%) RPG/400
5 1 (1.85%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) CISSP
2 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) PCI DSS
2 4 (7.41%) QA
3 3 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 3 (5.56%) VMware ESX
2 3 (5.56%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (3.70%) vSphere
3 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (40.74%) Tivoli
2 10 (18.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (9.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 33 (61.11%) VMware
2 31 (57.41%) IBM
3 25 (46.30%) Citrix
4 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
5 14 (25.93%) Cisco
6 11 (20.37%) SAP
7 7 (12.96%) Oracle
8 4 (7.41%) Endeca
8 4 (7.41%) Google
8 4 (7.41%) Coremetrics
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