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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AS/400
Rank 244 221 218
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -3
Contract jobs citing AS400 12 28 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.30% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 1.08% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 1
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£402 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.11% -15.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £344 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.81% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £47.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +276.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £47.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-64.89% +218.64%
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
2871 2596 2135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.68% 27.45% 25.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1529 1396 1033
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 156 183
Average hourly rate £18.90 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -7 7 £456 +14.06%
Hampshire -12 4 £383 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £363 -
AS400
England

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 17 (54.84%) iSeries
2 16 (51.61%) IBM
3 12 (38.71%) Windows
4 11 (35.48%) Linux
5 10 (32.26%) COBOL
6 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
6 9 (29.03%) Mainframe
7 8 (25.81%) UNIX
7 8 (25.81%) VMware
8 7 (22.58%) Logistics
8 7 (22.58%) WebSphere
8 7 (22.58%) AIX
8 7 (22.58%) DB2
9 6 (19.35%) RPG
9 6 (19.35%) Retail
10 5 (16.13%) Maximo
10 5 (16.13%) SQL
10 5 (16.13%) SAP
10 5 (16.13%) ITIL
10 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
10 5 (16.13%) Citrix
10 5 (16.13%) zOS
10 5 (16.13%) Tivoli
11 4 (12.90%) Project Management
11 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
11 4 (12.90%) C
11 4 (12.90%) Security Management
11 4 (12.90%) IBM Mainframe
12 3 (9.68%) i5/OS
12 3 (9.68%) Windows 7

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (22.58%) WebSphere
2 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (9.68%) Firewall
1 3 (9.68%) LAN
1 3 (9.68%) WAN
1 3 (9.68%) FTP
1 3 (9.68%) HTTP
1 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
1 3 (9.68%) SNA
1 3 (9.68%) APPN
1 3 (9.68%) Internet
1 3 (9.68%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) DB2
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Selenium
1 1 (3.23%) TestComplete
1 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.23%) LoadRunner
1 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (19.35%) Retail
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.45%) Automotive
4 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Front Office
4 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Analyst
2 4 (12.90%) Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Security Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Technical Manager
3 3 (9.68%) Applications Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) Coordinator
4 2 (6.45%) Tester
4 2 (6.45%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Developer Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Security Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Test Coordinator
4 2 (6.45%) RPG Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Transition Manager
5 1 (3.23%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Designer
5 1 (3.23%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) APPC
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.23%) SOAP
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (54.84%) iSeries
2 9 (29.03%) Mainframe
3 4 (12.90%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (3.23%) Derivative
4 1 (3.23%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Windows
2 11 (35.48%) Linux
3 8 (25.81%) UNIX
4 7 (22.58%) AIX
5 5 (16.13%) zOS
6 3 (9.68%) i5/OS
6 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
6 3 (9.68%) OS/400
6 3 (9.68%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.23%) Android
7 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.23%) Solaris
7 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Logistics
2 5 (16.13%) ITIL
3 4 (12.90%) Project Management
3 4 (12.90%) Security Management
4 3 (9.68%) Content Management
4 3 (9.68%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (9.68%) Information Security
4 3 (9.68%) ERP
5 2 (6.45%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (6.45%) BCP
5 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity
5 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (6.45%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Release Management
6 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) COBOL
2 6 (19.35%) RPG
3 5 (16.13%) SQL
4 4 (12.90%) C
5 2 (6.45%) RPG/400
5 2 (6.45%) RPG IV
6 1 (3.23%) C#
6 1 (3.23%) Java
6 1 (3.23%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) IBM Certification
2 2 (6.45%) CISSP
3 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) PCI DSS
1 2 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (9.68%) PowerHA
2 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Tivoli
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (9.68%) Tivoli NetView
2 3 (9.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) IBM
2 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
3 8 (25.81%) VMware
4 5 (16.13%) SAP
4 5 (16.13%) Citrix
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle
5 3 (9.68%) NetIQ
6 2 (6.45%) HP
7 1 (3.23%) Endeca
7 1 (3.23%) Google
7 1 (3.23%) Coremetrics
7 1 (3.23%) Intel
7 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.23%) Charles River