The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AS/400
Rank 555 514 433
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -81
Contract jobs citing AS400 88 132 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.23% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 0.72% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 82 70
Median daily rate £350 £200 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -38.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £449 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £200 £293
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -31.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 17
Median hourly rate £28.00 £28.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.88% -13.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 - £32.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
18103 18393 17223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.45% 32.30% 32.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11668 11542 10428
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £612 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 630 722 689
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.35 £44.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%

AS400
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing AS400 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

AS400 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

AS400
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing AS400 within the UK.

AS400 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

AS400
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AS400 within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

AS400 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

AS400
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing AS400 within the UK.

AS400 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

AS400
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AS400 within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

AS400 Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

AS400
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AS400 within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England -33 71 £350 +7.69% 7
London +1 39 £450 +38.46% 1
South East -5 18 £300 -22.07% 2
South Wales +11 12 £288 +55.40%
Wales -5 12 £288 +49.35%
Cardiff +12 10 £375 +102.70%
Berkshire +4 8 £392 -18.35% 1
North East -35 8 £211 +75.41%
Tyne and Wear -38 8 £211 +75.41%
Newcastle upon Tyne -42 8 £211 +75.41%
Docklands, London - 8 £350 -
Buckinghamshire +12 4 - - 1
Milton Keynes +9 4 - -
East Midlands +4 4 £300 -7.69%
Northamptonshire - 4 £300 -
Slough +9 3 £300 -
Wellingborough - 3 £300 -
Kent - 3 £190 -
Surrey -2 2 £184 -
Scotland - 2 £298 -
City of London +43 1 £325 -31.57% 1
Maidenhead +1 1 £463 +6.44%
Hampshire -2 1 £350 -4.10%
West Midlands -27 1 - - 1
Coventry - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 £413 -
Strathclyde - 1 £270 -
Southampton - 1 £350 -
West Malling - 1 £250 -
Northampton - 1 £300 -

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 with a requirement for AS400.

1 62 (34.83%) iSeries
2 56 (31.46%) SQL
3 54 (30.34%) RPG
4 53 (29.78%) Windows
5 51 (28.65%) IBM
6 49 (27.53%) Finance
7 36 (20.22%) Linux
8 32 (17.98%) DB2
9 28 (15.73%) Change Management
10 25 (14.04%) Mainframe
10 25 (14.04%) Migration
10 25 (14.04%) Data Centre
11 24 (13.48%) Unix
11 24 (13.48%) ITIL
12 23 (12.92%) Oracle
13 21 (11.80%) SAP
14 20 (11.24%) HP
15 19 (10.67%) Active Directory
15 19 (10.67%) Tivoli
15 19 (10.67%) Project Management
15 19 (10.67%) VMware
16 18 (10.11%) Citrix
16 18 (10.11%) MCP
16 18 (10.11%) Windows 7
16 18 (10.11%) RPG IV
16 18 (10.11%) Incident Management
17 17 (9.55%) Banking
18 16 (8.99%) COBOL
18 16 (8.99%) Cisco
18 16 (8.99%) Windows Server 2008

AS400
Top Related IT Skills 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 14 (7.87%) MS Exchange
2 8 (4.49%) WebSphere
3 6 (3.37%) MQSeries
4 5 (2.81%) IIS
5 4 (2.25%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.25%) iPlanet
5 4 (2.25%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.12%) CICS
6 2 (1.12%) Tuxedo
6 2 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.56%) Confluence
7 1 (0.56%) JBoss
7 1 (0.56%) nginx
7 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (7.87%) MS Office
2 4 (2.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.25%) BusinessWare
1 4 (2.25%) INSURE/90
1 4 (2.25%) Misys Equation
1 4 (2.25%) SAP CRM
1 4 (2.25%) SAP R/3
1 4 (2.25%) Unica
2 3 (1.69%) Misys Midas
3 2 (1.12%) SAP APO
3 2 (1.12%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.56%) JDE World
4 1 (0.56%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.56%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.56%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.56%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.56%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.06%) Mimecast
2 3 (1.69%) SaaS
3 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.87%) TCP/IP
2 12 (6.74%) LAN
3 11 (6.18%) WAN
4 9 (5.06%) Wireless
5 6 (3.37%) Firewall
5 6 (3.37%) Internet
5 6 (3.37%) Intranet
6 5 (2.81%) FTP
7 3 (1.69%) SAN
8 2 (1.12%) CTI
8 2 (1.12%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.56%) 3G
9 1 (0.56%) DHCP
9 1 (0.56%) DNS
9 1 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (17.98%) DB2
2 14 (7.87%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.81%) IBM InfoSphere
4 4 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (2.25%) DB2 UDB
4 4 (2.25%) DTS
4 4 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.12%) DataStage
5 2 (1.12%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.56%) MySQL
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (2.81%) HP UFT
2 4 (2.25%) Cucumber
2 4 (2.25%) Selenium
2 4 (2.25%) WinRunner
3 3 (1.69%) ChangeMan
3 3 (1.69%) JIRA
4 2 (1.12%) LSMW
5 1 (0.56%) Ant
5 1 (0.56%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.56%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.56%) Maven
5 1 (0.56%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.56%) Serena SBM
5 1 (0.56%) Subversion
5 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.56%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 49 (27.53%) Finance
2 17 (9.55%) Banking
3 9 (5.06%) Legal
3 9 (5.06%) Retail
4 5 (2.81%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.25%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.12%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.12%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.56%) Electronics
7 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.56%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (26.97%) Analyst
2 43 (24.16%) Developer
3 38 (21.35%) RPG Developer
4 35 (19.66%) AS400 Developer
5 13 (7.30%) Programmer
5 13 (7.30%) Test Analyst
6 12 (6.74%) AS400 Support
6 12 (6.74%) Linux Operator
7 11 (6.18%) Architect
8 10 (5.62%) Citrix Specialist
8 10 (5.62%) Linux Specialist
8 10 (5.62%) Service Analyst
8 10 (5.62%) Service Desk Analyst
8 10 (5.62%) VMware Specialist
9 8 (4.49%) AS400 Programmer
9 8 (4.49%) COBOL Programmer
9 8 (4.49%) Consultant
10 7 (3.93%) AS400 Operator
10 7 (3.93%) Project Manager
11 6 (3.37%) AS400 Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.74%) .NET
2 9 (5.06%) Middleware
3 6 (3.37%) ISPF
4 4 (2.25%) Gherkin
4 4 (2.25%) MSMQ
4 4 (2.25%) ODBC
4 4 (2.25%) SAP XI
5 2 (1.12%) BAPI
5 2 (1.12%) Web Services
6 1 (0.56%) EDI
6 1 (0.56%) HTML
6 1 (0.56%) LAMP
6 1 (0.56%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.56%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 62 (34.83%) iSeries
2 25 (14.04%) Data Centre
2 25 (14.04%) Mainframe
3 14 (7.87%) Management Information System
4 11 (6.18%) Blackberry
5 10 (5.62%) Computer Science
6 9 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (5.06%) Mathematics
6 9 (5.06%) Tandem
7 8 (4.49%) IBM Mainframe
7 8 (4.49%) User Experience
8 4 (2.25%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.25%) FMCG
9 3 (1.69%) HACMP
10 2 (1.12%) Data Conversion
10 2 (1.12%) Data Extraction
10 2 (1.12%) iPad
10 2 (1.12%) IVR
10 2 (1.12%) LPAR
10 2 (1.12%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 53 (29.78%) Windows
2 36 (20.22%) Linux
3 24 (13.48%) Unix
4 18 (10.11%) Windows 7
5 16 (8.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (5.62%) AIX
6 10 (5.62%) Windows XP
6 10 (5.62%) zOS
7 9 (5.06%) Apple iOS
8 6 (3.37%) Windows Server
9 5 (2.81%) Solaris
9 5 (2.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (2.25%) OS/400
11 3 (1.69%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.56%) HPUX
12 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (15.73%) Change Management
2 25 (14.04%) Migration
3 24 (13.48%) ITIL
4 19 (10.67%) Project Management
5 18 (10.11%) Incident Management
6 11 (6.18%) Coaching
6 11 (6.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (5.62%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (5.06%) ITSM
8 9 (5.06%) Mentoring
8 9 (5.06%) Network Management
8 9 (5.06%) SAP Security
8 9 (5.06%) SDLC
9 8 (4.49%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (4.49%) System Integration Testing
9 8 (4.49%) Test Scripting
10 7 (3.93%) Data Migration
10 7 (3.93%) Integration Testing
10 7 (3.93%) Regression Testing
10 7 (3.93%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (31.46%) SQL
2 54 (30.34%) RPG
3 18 (10.11%) RPG IV
4 16 (8.99%) COBOL
5 13 (7.30%) Java
6 12 (6.74%) C
7 8 (4.49%) JCL
7 8 (4.49%) RPG/400
8 7 (3.93%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.81%) C++
10 4 (2.25%) REXX
11 2 (1.12%) C#
11 2 (1.12%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.12%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.12%) VB
12 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.56%) Delphi
12 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.56%) Python
12 1 (0.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (10.11%) MCP
2 13 (7.30%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (7.30%) Degree
2 13 (7.30%) MCSE
2 13 (7.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (5.62%) ISEB
4 9 (5.06%) CCNA
4 9 (5.06%) CCNP
4 9 (5.06%) MCDBA
5 8 (4.49%) Security Cleared
6 7 (3.93%) SC Cleared
7 6 (3.37%) ISTQB
8 5 (2.81%) CISSP
9 4 (2.25%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 4 (2.25%) CCSP
9 4 (2.25%) CISM
9 4 (2.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (2.25%) MCDST
10 2 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.62%) SLA
2 9 (5.06%) QA
3 5 (2.81%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.12%) GxP
4 2 (1.12%) SEPA
5 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.56%) ISO27002
5 1 (0.56%) MiFID
5 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (10.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.93%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 7 (3.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.81%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (2.25%) ClearTrust
4 4 (2.25%) Time Sharing Option
5 2 (1.12%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 1 (0.56%) Docker
6 1 (0.56%) Firmware
6 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (10.67%) Tivoli
2 9 (5.06%) Backup Exec
2 9 (5.06%) HP SIM
2 9 (5.06%) OpenView
2 9 (5.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (2.81%) SCCM
3 5 (2.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (2.25%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (1.12%) Tivoli NetView
6 1 (0.56%) Ansible
6 1 (0.56%) Control-M
6 1 (0.56%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.56%) Nagios
6 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.56%) OVSD
6 1 (0.56%) Puppet
6 1 (0.56%) Scalr
6 1 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.56%) WMI
Vendors
1 51 (28.65%) IBM
2 23 (12.92%) Oracle
3 21 (11.80%) SAP
4 20 (11.24%) HP
5 19 (10.67%) VMware
6 18 (10.11%) Citrix
7 16 (8.99%) Cisco
8 14 (7.87%) Microsoft
9 10 (5.62%) Avaya
10 9 (5.06%) Becrypt
10 9 (5.06%) Symantec
11 5 (2.81%) Red Hat
12 4 (2.25%) BEA
12 4 (2.25%) CA
12 4 (2.25%) CheckPoint
12 4 (2.25%) Informatica
12 4 (2.25%) Misys
12 4 (2.25%) Sybase
12 4 (2.25%) Vitria
13 3 (1.69%) CommVault
Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £467.50 per day
Posted: 5 days ago