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 25 August 2016 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AS/400
Rank 239 241 219
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -22
Contract jobs citing AS400 28 34 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.35% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.04% 1.13% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 16
Median daily rate £325 £374 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £212 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £485 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £200 £320
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £22.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% -30.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -30.76%
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
2693 3011 2803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.72% 30.76% 30.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1561 1714 1510
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £230 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 168 162
Median hourly rate £27.38 £21.15 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.46% +24.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £47.50 £44.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.29 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+16.64% +2.88%

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
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 25 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AS400 within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Berkshire +20 16 £434 -10.56%
Kent - 4 £250 -
Buckinghamshire +13 3 - -
Surrey -17 3 £228 +25.51% 1
Hampshire -1 1 £350 -8.49%
Middlesex - 1 - -
AS400
England

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 31 (56.36%) iSeries
2 29 (52.73%) Windows
3 23 (41.82%) IBM
4 18 (32.73%) Finance
4 18 (32.73%) Data Centre
5 17 (30.91%) SQL
6 16 (29.09%) Migration
7 14 (25.45%) Change Management
8 12 (21.82%) VMware
8 12 (21.82%) Linux
8 12 (21.82%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (20.00%) Incident Management
9 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (20.00%) DB2
9 11 (20.00%) Cisco
9 11 (20.00%) Citrix
10 10 (18.18%) MS Office
10 10 (18.18%) Tivoli
10 10 (18.18%) Windows 7
11 9 (16.36%) Active Directory
11 9 (16.36%) TCP/IP
11 9 (16.36%) LAN
11 9 (16.36%) WAN
12 8 (14.55%) Windows XP
12 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
12 8 (14.55%) Avaya
12 8 (14.55%) C
12 8 (14.55%) Blackberry
13 7 (12.73%) Backup Exec
13 7 (12.73%) Legal

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 7 (12.73%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.82%) Confluence
2 1 (1.82%) IIS
2 1 (1.82%) JBoss
2 1 (1.82%) nginx
2 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (18.18%) MS Office
2 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) SAP APO
1 3 (5.45%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.82%) BPCS
2 1 (1.82%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.82%) SAP MDM
2 1 (1.82%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.82%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.36%) LAN
1 9 (16.36%) TCP/IP
1 9 (16.36%) WAN
2 7 (12.73%) Wireless
3 4 (7.27%) FTP
4 3 (5.45%) Internet
4 3 (5.45%) Intranet
5 2 (3.64%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) DB2
2 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.45%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) ChangeMan
1 3 (5.45%) LSMW
2 1 (1.82%) Ant
2 1 (1.82%) CruiseControl
2 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.82%) JIRA
2 1 (1.82%) Maven
2 1 (1.82%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.82%) Serena SBM
2 1 (1.82%) Subversion
2 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.82%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (32.73%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Legal
3 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (41.82%) Analyst
2 8 (14.55%) Service Analyst
2 8 (14.55%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) AS400 Support
4 6 (10.91%) Administrator
4 6 (10.91%) Citrix Specialist
4 6 (10.91%) Consultant
4 6 (10.91%) Linux Operator
4 6 (10.91%) Linux Specialist
4 6 (10.91%) VMware Specialist
5 5 (9.09%) AS400 Administrator
5 5 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Test Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) AS400 Test Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Data Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) SAP Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) SAP Data Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Data Migration Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Desktop Support
8 2 (3.64%) Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) .NET
2 4 (7.27%) ISPF
3 3 (5.45%) BAPI
3 3 (5.45%) ODBC
4 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.82%) HTML
4 1 (1.82%) HTML5
4 1 (1.82%) LAMP
4 1 (1.82%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (1.82%) WPF
4 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (56.36%) iSeries
2 18 (32.73%) Data Centre
3 8 (14.55%) Blackberry
4 7 (12.73%) Mathematics
5 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (9.09%) Mainframe
7 3 (5.45%) Client/Server
7 3 (5.45%) Data Conversion
7 3 (5.45%) Data Extraction
7 3 (5.45%) Data Structures
7 3 (5.45%) HACMP
8 1 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.82%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (52.73%) Windows
2 12 (21.82%) Linux
3 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 8 (14.55%) Windows XP
6 7 (12.73%) Apple iOS
7 6 (10.91%) OS/400
8 5 (9.09%) Unix
9 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.82%) Solaris
9 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.82%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.09%) Migration
2 14 (25.45%) Change Management
3 12 (21.82%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 7 (12.73%) Coaching
5 7 (12.73%) Mentoring
5 7 (12.73%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (10.91%) Test Scripting
7 5 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (9.09%) High Availability
7 5 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (7.27%) Integration Testing
8 4 (7.27%) Regression Testing
8 4 (7.27%) SDLC
8 4 (7.27%) Smoke Testing
8 4 (7.27%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (7.27%) Test Strategy
9 3 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (5.45%) Data Migration
9 3 (5.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.91%) SQL
2 8 (14.55%) C
3 4 (7.27%) JCL
3 4 (7.27%) REXX
3 4 (7.27%) RPG
4 3 (5.45%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.64%) C#
6 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.82%) C++
6 1 (1.82%) Delphi
6 1 (1.82%) Java
6 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.82%) Python
6 1 (1.82%) RPG IV
6 1 (1.82%) Ruby
6 1 (1.82%) VB
6 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) MCP
2 4 (7.27%) ISEB
2 4 (7.27%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.45%) MCDST
3 3 (5.45%) MCSE
3 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) Data Quality
1 2 (3.64%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) GxP
System Software
1 9 (16.36%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (7.27%) Time Sharing Option
4 4 (7.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (1.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (18.18%) Tivoli
2 7 (12.73%) Backup Exec
2 7 (12.73%) HP SIM
2 7 (12.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (5.45%) SCCM
5 1 (1.82%) Ansible
5 1 (1.82%) Nagios
5 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.82%) Puppet
5 1 (1.82%) Scalr
Vendors
1 23 (41.82%) IBM
2 12 (21.82%) VMware
3 11 (20.00%) Cisco
3 11 (20.00%) Citrix
4 8 (14.55%) Avaya
4 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
5 7 (12.73%) Becrypt
5 7 (12.73%) HP
5 7 (12.73%) Symantec
6 5 (9.09%) CommVault
6 5 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 4 (7.27%) SAP
8 3 (5.45%) Sybase
9 1 (1.82%) AppDynamics
9 1 (1.82%) Intel
9 1 (1.82%) Oracle
9 1 (1.82%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.82%) Seapine
9 1 (1.82%) Serena
9 1 (1.82%) Splunk
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