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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM AS/400
England / South West
Rank 128 149 145
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -4
Contract jobs citing AS400 8 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.29% 0.067% 0.031%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.17% 0.23% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £285 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.37% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
- -56.96%

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
681 861 792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.11% 28.77% 24.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 582 460
Median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 58 50
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £45.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.29% +25.11%

AS400
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing AS400 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AS400 within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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
Somerset - 6 £285 -
Bristol 0 1 - -
AS400
England

AS400
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 West region with a requirement for AS400.

1 6 (46.15%) RPG
1 6 (46.15%) RPG IV
2 3 (23.08%) iSeries
2 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
3 2 (15.38%) Control-M
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Ab Initio
4 1 (7.69%) ChangeMan
4 1 (7.69%) VSAM
4 1 (7.69%) High Availability
4 1 (7.69%) JCL
4 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
4 1 (7.69%) COBOL
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) DB2
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) CICS
4 1 (7.69%) Assembly Language
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
4 1 (7.69%) Movex
4 1 (7.69%) Finance
4 1 (7.69%) Migration

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (7.69%) CICS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Movex
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) ChangeMan
General
1 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) AS400 Operator
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) AS400 Developer
2 4 (30.77%) RPG Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) AS400 Support
3 2 (15.38%) Computer Operations Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Computer Operator
3 2 (15.38%) Operational Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Operations Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Mainframe Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Movex Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) iSeries
2 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) VSAM
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (7.69%) High Availability
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) RPG
1 6 (46.15%) RPG IV
2 1 (7.69%) Assembly Language
2 1 (7.69%) COBOL
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) JCL
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Ab Initio
1 1 (7.69%) IBM