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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AS/400
Rank 210 211 222
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Contract jobs citing AS400 40 27 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.31% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.51% 1.24% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 15
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£350 £331 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.90% -11.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £240 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £269 £340
% change year-on-year
+19.06% -20.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £22.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+46.06% +78.00%
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
2651 2184 2493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.41% 25.08% 25.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1447 1166 1114
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £212 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 116 182
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.46 £11.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

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
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 30 September 2014. 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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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
Hampshire - 28 £350 - 3
Surrey +4 6 £350 -
Berkshire -6 4 £376 -14.17%
Kent -4 2 £325 +35.41% 2
Thames Valley - - - -
AS400
England

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 39 (54.17%) iSeries
2 26 (36.11%) Finance
3 23 (31.94%) RPG
4 19 (26.39%) ERP
5 17 (23.61%) IBM
6 12 (16.67%) SQL
6 12 (16.67%) RPG IV
7 11 (15.28%) ITIL
8 9 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (9.72%) Mainframe
9 7 (9.72%) RPG/400
10 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (8.33%) UNIX
10 6 (8.33%) Linux
10 6 (8.33%) DB2
10 6 (8.33%) WebSphere
11 5 (6.94%) Problem Management
11 5 (6.94%) Service Management
11 5 (6.94%) Workflow
11 5 (6.94%) HTML
11 5 (6.94%) XML
11 5 (6.94%) BPCS
11 5 (6.94%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (6.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (6.94%) Internet
12 4 (5.56%) Waterfall
12 4 (5.56%) SWIFT
12 4 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
12 4 (5.56%) ERwin

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 6 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.56%) MQSeries
3 2 (2.78%) SAS
3 2 (2.78%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) MS Office
2 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.94%) BPCS
2 4 (5.56%) Misys Midas
3 3 (4.17%) SAP FI
4 2 (2.78%) SAP CRM
4 2 (2.78%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (2.78%) SAP CO
4 2 (2.78%) SAP GRC
5 1 (1.39%) SAP ERP
5 1 (1.39%) SAP MM
5 1 (1.39%) SAP SD
5 1 (1.39%) SAP APO
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.94%) Internet
2 1 (1.39%) RTP
2 1 (1.39%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.39%) LAN
2 1 (1.39%) WAN
2 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.33%) DB2
2 5 (6.94%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.17%) SAP BW
4 2 (2.78%) QlikView
4 2 (2.78%) MySQL
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (5.56%) ERwin
2 3 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.39%) LSMW
General
1 26 (36.11%) Finance
2 1 (1.39%) Automotive
2 1 (1.39%) Legal
2 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (30.56%) Analyst
2 17 (23.61%) Consultant
3 15 (20.83%) Developer
4 13 (18.06%) Technical Support
5 9 (12.50%) Test Analyst
6 8 (11.11%) Programmer
7 7 (9.72%) Analyst Programmer
7 7 (9.72%) Technical Consultant
8 5 (6.94%) Agile Test Analyst
9 4 (5.56%) AS400 Administrator
9 4 (5.56%) AS400 Test Analyst
9 4 (5.56%) Administrator
9 4 (5.56%) Business Analyst
9 4 (5.56%) Technical Administrator
10 3 (4.17%) AS400 Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Mainframe Consultant
10 3 (4.17%) Test Manager
11 2 (2.78%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 2 (2.78%) Computer Operator
11 2 (2.78%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.94%) HTML
1 5 (6.94%) XML
2 3 (4.17%) BAPI
2 3 (4.17%) JSON
2 3 (4.17%) RESTful
2 3 (4.17%) .NET
2 3 (4.17%) SOAP
3 2 (2.78%) Web Services
3 2 (2.78%) CSS
3 2 (2.78%) EDI
3 2 (2.78%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (2.78%) Middleware
3 2 (2.78%) Web Dynpro
3 2 (2.78%) SAP Smart Forms
3 2 (2.78%) SAP XI
4 1 (1.39%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 39 (54.17%) iSeries
2 7 (9.72%) Mainframe
3 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.56%) SWIFT
5 2 (2.78%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.39%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.33%) UNIX
1 6 (8.33%) Linux
2 3 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.78%) AIX
4 1 (1.39%) Android
4 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.39%) ERP
2 11 (15.28%) ITIL
3 9 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (6.94%) Service Management
5 5 (6.94%) Workflow
5 5 (6.94%) Problem Management
6 4 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 4 (5.56%) Waterfall
6 4 (5.56%) Lean Six Sigma
6 4 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
6 4 (5.56%) TOGAF
6 4 (5.56%) Six Sigma
6 4 (5.56%) OO
6 4 (5.56%) DSDM
7 3 (4.17%) ETL
7 3 (4.17%) Migration
7 3 (4.17%) Change Management
7 3 (4.17%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 23 (31.94%) RPG
2 12 (16.67%) SQL
2 12 (16.67%) RPG IV
3 7 (9.72%) RPG/400
4 4 (5.56%) C
5 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.78%) PHP
5 2 (2.78%) ABAP
5 2 (2.78%) SAPscript
5 2 (2.78%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.39%) MCSE
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.39%) MCDST
1 1 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.39%) GxP
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.78%) SCOM
2 2 (2.78%) Control-M
2 2 (2.78%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (23.61%) IBM
2 4 (5.56%) SAP
3 3 (4.17%) Citrix
3 3 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.78%) SunGard
4 2 (2.78%) Intel
4 2 (2.78%) Zend
4 2 (2.78%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.39%) Informatica
5 1 (1.39%) Pegasus
5 1 (1.39%) Sybase
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