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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AS/400
Rank 211 197 220
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +23
Contract jobs citing AS400 37 35 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.40% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.78% 2.03% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 16
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£350 £315 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.02% -15.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £221 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £523 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £269 £350
% change year-on-year
+19.06% -23.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £13.50 £30.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.74% -55.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £22.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+47.72% +76.00%
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
2080 1728 1995
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 22.39% 19.76% 20.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1098 914 870
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 £208 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 111 172
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.70 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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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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 +7 24 £350 +16.66%
Berkshire -8 5 £250 -23.07%
Surrey -1 4 £350 - 1
Buckinghamshire -1 3 £368 -
Kent - 1 £325 - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
AS400
England

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 35 (58.33%) iSeries
2 19 (31.67%) ERP
3 17 (28.33%) Finance
4 16 (26.67%) RPG
5 13 (21.67%) IBM
6 10 (16.67%) RPG IV
7 8 (13.33%) ITIL
8 7 (11.67%) SQL
9 5 (8.33%) Workflow
9 5 (8.33%) XML
9 5 (8.33%) BPCS
10 4 (6.67%) Linux
10 4 (6.67%) OO
10 4 (6.67%) HTML
10 4 (6.67%) .NET
10 4 (6.67%) SAP
10 4 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (6.67%) Mainframe
10 4 (6.67%) Service Management
10 4 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (6.67%) WebSphere
10 4 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (5.00%) Problem Management
11 3 (5.00%) JSON
11 3 (5.00%) BAPI
11 3 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
11 3 (5.00%) Internet
11 3 (5.00%) SAP FI
11 3 (5.00%) Microsoft

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.33%) Apache
2 2 (3.33%) MQSeries
2 2 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Office
2 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.33%) BPCS
2 3 (5.00%) SAP FI
3 2 (3.33%) SAP GRC
3 2 (3.33%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (3.33%) SAP CRM
3 2 (3.33%) Misys Midas
3 2 (3.33%) SAP CO
4 1 (1.67%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.67%) SAP MM
4 1 (1.67%) SAP SD
4 1 (1.67%) SAP APO
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (1.67%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.67%) RTP
2 1 (1.67%) LAN
2 1 (1.67%) WAN
2 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) SAP BW
1 3 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.33%) DB2
2 2 (3.33%) MySQL
2 2 (3.33%) QlikView
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (3.33%) ERwin
3 1 (1.67%) LSMW
General
1 17 (28.33%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.67%) Automotive
2 1 (1.67%) Legal
2 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (28.33%) Analyst
2 16 (26.67%) Consultant
3 13 (21.67%) Technical Support
4 7 (11.67%) Technical Consultant
4 7 (11.67%) Test Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Developer
5 5 (8.33%) Programmer
6 4 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Administrator
6 4 (6.67%) Technical Project Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Technical Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Technical Administrator
6 4 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
6 4 (6.67%) AS400 Administrator
7 3 (5.00%) Test Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Mainframe Consultant
8 2 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 2 (3.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) XML
2 4 (6.67%) HTML
2 4 (6.67%) .NET
3 3 (5.00%) JSON
3 3 (5.00%) BAPI
3 3 (5.00%) SOAP
3 3 (5.00%) RESTful
4 2 (3.33%) EDI
4 2 (3.33%) Web Services
4 2 (3.33%) CSS
4 2 (3.33%) Middleware
4 2 (3.33%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (3.33%) SAP XI
4 2 (3.33%) SAP Smart Forms
4 2 (3.33%) Web Dynpro
5 1 (1.67%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 35 (58.33%) iSeries
2 4 (6.67%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.33%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.67%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.67%) Linux
2 3 (5.00%) UNIX
2 3 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.67%) Windows
3 1 (1.67%) AIX
3 1 (1.67%) Android
3 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.67%) ERP
2 8 (13.33%) ITIL
3 5 (8.33%) Workflow
4 4 (6.67%) OO
4 4 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (6.67%) Service Management
4 4 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (5.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (5.00%) ETL
5 3 (5.00%) Use Case
6 2 (3.33%) Waterfall
6 2 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.33%) Web Application Development
6 2 (3.33%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (3.33%) OO PHP
6 2 (3.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.33%) DSDM
6 2 (3.33%) CRM
6 2 (3.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.67%) RPG
2 10 (16.67%) RPG IV
3 7 (11.67%) SQL
4 2 (3.33%) RPG/400
4 2 (3.33%) C
4 2 (3.33%) ABAP
4 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.33%) PHP
4 2 (3.33%) SAPscript
4 2 (3.33%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.67%) MCDST
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.67%) MCSE
1 1 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.67%) GxP
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.67%) SCCM
2 1 (1.67%) SCOM
2 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) IBM
2 4 (6.67%) SAP
3 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.33%) Citrix
4 2 (3.33%) Zend
5 1 (1.67%) Metastorm
5 1 (1.67%) Pegasus
5 1 (1.67%) SunGard
5 1 (1.67%) Intel
5 1 (1.67%) Informatica
5 1 (1.67%) Sybase
5 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds