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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AS/400
Rank 216 241 220
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -21
Contract jobs citing AS400 37 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.41% 0.52% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 15
Average daily rate £288 £273 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +3.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £436 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £39.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £39.50 -
% change year-on-year
-36.70% -
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
2628 2695 2467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.72% 28.99% 29.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1543 1412 1284
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 177 161
Average hourly rate £43.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.92 £12.00 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
Surrey +10 18 £288 -44.71%
Kent -2 6 £210 -
East Sussex - 5 - -
Hampshire - 4 £350 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Middlesex - 1 £500 -
West Sussex - 1 £320 -
AS400
England

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 64 (84.21%) Windows
2 48 (63.16%) IBM
3 47 (61.84%) iSeries
4 45 (59.21%) VMware
5 40 (52.63%) Change Management
5 40 (52.63%) Linux
6 39 (51.32%) Tivoli
7 37 (48.68%) SQL
8 35 (46.05%) Data Centre
9 33 (43.42%) DB2
9 33 (43.42%) Citrix
10 32 (42.11%) Cisco
11 31 (40.79%) Incident Management
11 31 (40.79%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (17.11%) Finance
12 13 (17.11%) Microsoft
13 12 (15.79%) Mainframe
14 11 (14.47%) Unix
15 10 (13.16%) MS Exchange
16 9 (11.84%) LAN
16 9 (11.84%) WAN
16 9 (11.84%) Active Directory
16 9 (11.84%) HP
16 9 (11.84%) Windows 7
16 9 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
17 8 (10.53%) Mimecast
17 8 (10.53%) Mentoring
17 8 (10.53%) Coaching
17 8 (10.53%) Windows Server
17 8 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (13.16%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.95%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.32%) IIS
3 1 (1.32%) iPlanet
3 1 (1.32%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (10.53%) MS Office
2 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) BusinessWare
1 1 (1.32%) INSURE/90
1 1 (1.32%) Maximo
1 1 (1.32%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.53%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.32%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.84%) LAN
1 9 (11.84%) WAN
2 8 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 8 (10.53%) Wireless
3 7 (9.21%) FTP
3 7 (9.21%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (6.58%) Firewall
5 4 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.32%) Internet
6 1 (1.32%) Intranet
6 1 (1.32%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (43.42%) DB2
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.32%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 8 (10.53%) ChangeMan
2 1 (1.32%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.32%) Selenium
2 1 (1.32%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.32%) TestComplete
2 1 (1.32%) TestDirector
General
1 13 (17.11%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Retail
3 1 (1.32%) Legal
3 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 34 (44.74%) Analyst
2 31 (40.79%) Linux Specialist
3 30 (39.47%) Linux Operator
4 14 (18.42%) Citrix Specialist
4 14 (18.42%) VMware Specialist
5 9 (11.84%) Service Analyst
6 8 (10.53%) Operations Analyst
6 8 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (9.21%) Test Analyst
8 6 (7.89%) AS400 Test Analyst
8 6 (7.89%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Security Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Technical Support
9 3 (3.95%) Technical Support Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Tester
10 2 (2.63%) AS400 Operator
10 2 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (2.63%) Senior Security Analyst
10 2 (2.63%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.89%) ISPF
2 4 (5.26%) .NET
3 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.32%) HTML
4 1 (1.32%) MSMQ
4 1 (1.32%) SOAP
4 1 (1.32%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (1.32%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.32%) WPF
4 1 (1.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (61.84%) iSeries
2 35 (46.05%) Data Centre
3 12 (15.79%) Mainframe
4 9 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (10.53%) Blackberry
5 8 (10.53%) HACMP
6 4 (5.26%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.32%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 64 (84.21%) Windows
2 40 (52.63%) Linux
3 31 (40.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (14.47%) Unix
5 9 (11.84%) Windows 7
6 8 (10.53%) Windows Server
6 8 (10.53%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.95%) zOS
8 2 (2.63%) AIX
8 2 (2.63%) MVS
8 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.63%) Solaris
9 1 (1.32%) Android
9 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.32%) SUSE
9 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (52.63%) Change Management
2 31 (40.79%) Incident Management
3 8 (10.53%) Coaching
3 8 (10.53%) Mentoring
4 7 (9.21%) High Availability
4 7 (9.21%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (7.89%) Integration Testing
5 6 (7.89%) Regression Testing
5 6 (7.89%) SDLC
5 6 (7.89%) System Integration Testing
5 6 (7.89%) Test Scripting
6 5 (6.58%) Information Security
6 5 (6.58%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (6.58%) Test Strategy
6 5 (6.58%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (5.26%) Content Management
7 4 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (5.26%) Security Management
7 4 (5.26%) Security Operations
7 4 (5.26%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (48.68%) SQL
2 8 (10.53%) JCL
2 8 (10.53%) Shell Script
3 6 (7.89%) REXX
4 2 (2.63%) C#
4 2 (2.63%) Java
5 1 (1.32%) C
5 1 (1.32%) RPG
5 1 (1.32%) RPG IV
5 1 (1.32%) RPG/400
5 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (6.58%) CISSP
1 5 (6.58%) ISEB
1 5 (6.58%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.32%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (1.32%) CCSP
2 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.32%) CISM
2 1 (1.32%) Degree
2 1 (1.32%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) ISO27002
1 4 (5.26%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.63%) SLA
3 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 9 (11.84%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.53%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 8 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.89%) Time Sharing Option
4 4 (5.26%) vSphere
5 3 (3.95%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.32%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 39 (51.32%) Tivoli
2 4 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.63%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.63%) HP SIM
3 2 (2.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.32%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.32%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 48 (63.16%) IBM
2 45 (59.21%) VMware
3 33 (43.42%) Citrix
4 32 (42.11%) Cisco
5 13 (17.11%) Microsoft
6 9 (11.84%) HP
7 4 (5.26%) Oracle
8 2 (2.63%) Avaya
8 2 (2.63%) Becrypt
8 2 (2.63%) SAP
8 2 (2.63%) Symantec
9 1 (1.32%) BEA
9 1 (1.32%) CA
9 1 (1.32%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.32%) Coremetrics
9 1 (1.32%) Endeca
9 1 (1.32%) Google
9 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.32%) Remedy
9 1 (1.32%) Vitria