The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AS/400
Rank 131 141 117
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -24
Contract jobs citing AS400 3 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.099% 0.13% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.46% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
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£325 £260 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £228 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £292 £296
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £47.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-64.89% +213.33%
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
683 869 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 22.57% 27.28% 24.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 516 285
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 52 44
Average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% +19.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £11.62 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.66
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -0.70%

AS400
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AS400 across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

AS400 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

AS400
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

AS400 Daily Rate Trend in the South West

AS400
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AS400 across the South West region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

AS400 Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

AS400
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing AS400 across the South West region.

AS400 Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

AS400
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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
Bristol 0 2 £360 +20.00% 1
Devon - 1 £223 -
AS400
England

AS400
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
1 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Security Management
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) Content Management
1 2 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Infor
2 1 (25.00%) iSeries
2 1 (25.00%) RPG IV
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) RPG

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (25.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Security Management
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) Content Management
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) RPG IV
2 1 (25.00%) RPG
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Infor