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 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AS/400
Rank 243 249 226
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -23
Contract jobs citing AS400 27 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.16% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.95% 0.51% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 7
Median daily rate £210 £384 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.27% +46.19%
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
-23.00% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £16.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+65.15% -49.23%
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
2839 2955 2654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.04% 31.62% 29.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1655 1543 1417
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 £255 £232 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 140 183
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.22 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.15 £41.90 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.24 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+17.90% -13.16%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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
Surrey - 12 £238 -
East Sussex - 7 - -
Kent - 4 £210 -
Buckinghamshire +11 2 - -
Berkshire -11 2 £450 -1.36%
AS400
England

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 48 (80.00%) Windows
2 37 (61.67%) IBM
3 31 (51.67%) Linux
3 31 (51.67%) iSeries
4 29 (48.33%) VMware
5 28 (46.67%) Change Management
5 28 (46.67%) SQL
6 25 (41.67%) DB2
6 25 (41.67%) Data Centre
7 24 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (40.00%) Citrix
7 24 (40.00%) Cisco
7 24 (40.00%) Incident Management
8 22 (36.67%) Finance
8 22 (36.67%) Tivoli
9 14 (23.33%) Windows 7
9 14 (23.33%) Active Directory
10 13 (21.67%) MS Exchange
10 13 (21.67%) MS Office
10 13 (21.67%) Blackberry
11 12 (20.00%) Wireless
11 12 (20.00%) LAN
11 12 (20.00%) WAN
11 12 (20.00%) Windows XP
11 12 (20.00%) TCP/IP
11 12 (20.00%) HP
11 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 12 (20.00%) Mentoring
11 12 (20.00%) Coaching
11 12 (20.00%) Mimecast

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 13 (21.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.33%) IIS
2 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.67%) Confluence
3 1 (1.67%) iPlanet
3 1 (1.67%) JBoss
3 1 (1.67%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.67%) nginx
3 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (21.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) BusinessWare
1 1 (1.67%) INSURE/90
1 1 (1.67%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.00%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.00%) LAN
1 12 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 12 (20.00%) WAN
1 12 (20.00%) Wireless
2 5 (8.33%) Firewall
3 4 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (5.00%) FTP
4 3 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (3.33%) Internet
5 2 (3.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (41.67%) DB2
2 1 (1.67%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (1.67%) MySQL
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) ChangeMan
2 1 (1.67%) Ant
2 1 (1.67%) CruiseControl
2 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.67%) JIRA
2 1 (1.67%) Maven
2 1 (1.67%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.67%) Serena SBM
2 1 (1.67%) Subversion
2 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.67%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.67%) Vagrant
General
1 22 (36.67%) Finance
2 9 (15.00%) Legal
3 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 29 (48.33%) Analyst
2 19 (31.67%) Citrix Specialist
2 19 (31.67%) Linux Operator
2 19 (31.67%) Linux Specialist
2 19 (31.67%) VMware Specialist
3 13 (21.67%) Service Analyst
4 12 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (15.00%) AS400 Test Analyst
5 9 (15.00%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Security Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Senior Security Analyst
8 1 (1.67%) .NET Developer
8 1 (1.67%) Architect
8 1 (1.67%) AS400 Operator
8 1 (1.67%) Consultant
8 1 (1.67%) Information Architect
8 1 (1.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) ISPF
2 2 (3.33%) .NET
3 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.67%) LAMP
3 1 (1.67%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (1.67%) MSMQ
3 1 (1.67%) ODBC
3 1 (1.67%) WPF
3 1 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (51.67%) iSeries
2 25 (41.67%) Data Centre
3 13 (21.67%) Blackberry
4 9 (15.00%) Mathematics
5 7 (11.67%) Mainframe
6 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (6.67%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (6.67%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (5.00%) HACMP
8 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 48 (80.00%) Windows
2 31 (51.67%) Linux
3 24 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (23.33%) Windows 7
5 12 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 4 (6.67%) Unix
7 2 (3.33%) Solaris
8 1 (1.67%) AIX
8 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.67%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (46.67%) Change Management
2 24 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 12 (20.00%) Coaching
3 12 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 9 (15.00%) SDLC
4 9 (15.00%) Test Scripting
5 8 (13.33%) Integration Testing
5 8 (13.33%) Regression Testing
5 8 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
5 8 (13.33%) Test Strategy
5 8 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (8.33%) Information Security
6 5 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (6.67%) Content Management
7 4 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (6.67%) Security Management
7 4 (6.67%) Security Operations
7 4 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (6.67%) Threat Management
8 3 (5.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 28 (46.67%) SQL
2 10 (16.67%) C
3 3 (5.00%) JCL
3 3 (5.00%) REXX
3 3 (5.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.33%) C#
4 2 (3.33%) Java
5 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.67%) C++
5 1 (1.67%) Delphi
5 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.67%) Python
5 1 (1.67%) RPG
5 1 (1.67%) RPG IV
5 1 (1.67%) RPG/400
5 1 (1.67%) Ruby
5 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) MCP
2 8 (13.33%) ISEB
2 8 (13.33%) ISTQB
3 5 (8.33%) CISSP
4 1 (1.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (1.67%) CCSP
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.67%) CISM
4 1 (1.67%) Degree
4 1 (1.67%) MCDST
4 1 (1.67%) MCSE
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) ISO27002
1 4 (6.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (23.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.00%) Time Sharing Option
3 3 (5.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (1.67%) ClearTrust
4 1 (1.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (36.67%) Tivoli
2 9 (15.00%) Backup Exec
2 9 (15.00%) HP SIM
2 9 (15.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.67%) Ansible
4 1 (1.67%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.67%) Nagios
4 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.67%) Puppet
4 1 (1.67%) Scalr
4 1 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (61.67%) IBM
2 29 (48.33%) VMware
3 24 (40.00%) Cisco
3 24 (40.00%) Citrix
4 12 (20.00%) HP
4 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (16.67%) Avaya
6 9 (15.00%) Becrypt
6 9 (15.00%) Symantec
7 5 (8.33%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.33%) Oracle
9 1 (1.67%) ATG
9 1 (1.67%) BEA
9 1 (1.67%) CA
9 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.67%) Perforce
9 1 (1.67%) Remedy
9 1 (1.67%) SAP
9 1 (1.67%) Sybase
9 1 (1.67%) Vitria