The table below looks at the statistics for the AS400 Support role in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AS400 Support in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
AS/400 Support
Rank - 58 58
Contract jobs requiring an AS400 Support 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.41% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.42% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate - £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £438 £135
% change year-on-year
-31.42% +224.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
AS400 Support
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
525 475 560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 98.50% 96.74% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 340 340
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 17 24
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.45 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.45% -17.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £33.90 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

AS400 Support
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AS400 Support in the job title across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

AS400 Support Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

AS400 Support
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing AS400 Support across the South Wales region.

AS400 Support Daily Rate Trend in South Wales