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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AS/400
Rank 560 576 519
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -57
Contract jobs citing AS400 87 64 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.11% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 0.36% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 40 57
Median daily rate £300 £336 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.78% -10.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £185 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £27.25 £16.50 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.15% -64.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £16.50 £47.00
% change year-on-year
+65.15% -64.89%

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
18125 17694 17778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.60% 31.70% 32.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 11788 10715 10842
Median daily rate £425 £418 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.67% +4.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 603 694 769
Median hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -11.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -6.74%

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 3 May 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
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 3 May 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 +14 81 £313 -18.56% 5
South East +18 33 £210 -47.76% 1
London -13 30 £475 +11.76% 2
Surrey - 14 - -
Redhill - 9 - -
East Sussex - 9 - -
East Midlands +10 7 £288 -36.11%
Kent - 6 £210 - 1
City of London +34 5 £475 +11.76%
Tyne and Wear - 5 £240 -
North East - 5 £240 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £240 -
West Midlands -3 4 £288 -
South Wales -7 3 £269 +45.27% 1
Wales -7 3 £269 +45.27% 1
Birmingham - 3 £281 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £275 -
Nottingham - 3 £275 -
Leicestershire +5 2 - -
Leicester +2 2 - -
Berkshire +2 2 £450 -1.36%
Cardiff -20 2 £313 +4.16%
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Wellingborough - 2 £300 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £300 -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
North West -5 1 £525 -
Scotland -19 1 - -
Midlands - 1 £413 -
Warwickshire - 1 £300 -

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 79 (38.92%) IBM
2 77 (37.93%) iSeries
3 69 (33.99%) Windows
4 67 (33.00%) RPG
5 63 (31.03%) SQL
6 60 (29.56%) DB2
7 55 (27.09%) Linux
8 45 (22.17%) Finance
9 44 (21.67%) Change Management
10 39 (19.21%) VMware
11 34 (16.75%) Mainframe
12 33 (16.26%) Incident Management
12 33 (16.26%) Data Centre
13 32 (15.76%) Citrix
13 32 (15.76%) Cisco
13 32 (15.76%) Active Directory
14 30 (14.78%) Windows Server 2008
15 29 (14.29%) Banking
16 28 (13.79%) Tivoli
16 28 (13.79%) RPG IV
17 26 (12.81%) IBM Mainframe
18 22 (10.84%) MS Exchange
18 22 (10.84%) ITIL
18 22 (10.84%) Windows 7
19 20 (9.85%) Oracle
20 19 (9.36%) Microsoft
21 18 (8.87%) HP
22 16 (7.88%) zOS
22 16 (7.88%) SQL Server
23 15 (7.39%) Unix

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 22 (10.84%) MS Exchange
2 14 (6.90%) WebSphere
3 9 (4.43%) CICS
4 8 (3.94%) MQSeries
5 7 (3.45%) IIS
6 6 (2.96%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (2.96%) iPlanet
6 6 (2.96%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.49%) Confluence
7 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.49%) JBoss
7 1 (0.49%) nginx
7 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (7.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (5.91%) Misys Equation
2 8 (3.94%) assyst
3 6 (2.96%) BusinessWare
3 6 (2.96%) INSURE/90
3 6 (2.96%) SAP R/3
4 4 (1.97%) SAP CRM
4 4 (1.97%) Unica
5 2 (0.99%) Misys Midas
6 1 (0.49%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.90%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.90%) LAN
1 14 (6.90%) TCP/IP
1 14 (6.90%) WAN
1 14 (6.90%) Wireless
2 13 (6.40%) Firewall
3 6 (2.96%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (2.46%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (1.48%) FTP
5 3 (1.48%) Internet
5 3 (1.48%) Intranet
6 2 (0.99%) DHCP
6 2 (0.99%) DNS
6 2 (0.99%) SAN
7 1 (0.49%) 3G
7 1 (0.49%) CTI
7 1 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (29.56%) DB2
2 16 (7.88%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.96%) DB2 UDB
4 4 (1.97%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (1.97%) DTS
4 4 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.49%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.49%) MySQL
6 1 (0.49%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 2 (0.99%) ChangeMan
1 2 (0.99%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.49%) Ant
2 1 (0.49%) CruiseControl
2 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.49%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.49%) JIRA
2 1 (0.49%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.49%) Maven
2 1 (0.49%) MSBuild
2 1 (0.49%) Serena SBM
2 1 (0.49%) Subversion
2 1 (0.49%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.49%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 45 (22.17%) Finance
2 29 (14.29%) Banking
3 9 (4.43%) Legal
4 7 (3.45%) Retail
5 6 (2.96%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.46%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.99%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.99%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.49%) Back Office
8 1 (0.49%) Front Office
8 1 (0.49%) International Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.49%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (32.02%) Developer
2 62 (30.54%) Analyst
3 57 (28.08%) RPG Developer
4 54 (26.60%) AS400 Developer
5 27 (13.30%) Linux Operator
6 23 (11.33%) Linux Specialist
7 22 (10.84%) Citrix Specialist
7 22 (10.84%) VMware Specialist
8 16 (7.88%) Service Analyst
9 15 (7.39%) Service Desk Analyst
10 14 (6.90%) Test Analyst
11 11 (5.42%) Architect
11 11 (5.42%) AS400 Test Analyst
12 9 (4.43%) AS400 Operator
13 8 (3.94%) Computer Operator
13 8 (3.94%) Programmer
14 7 (3.45%) Analyst Developer
14 7 (3.45%) Analyst Programmer
14 7 (3.45%) AS400 Programmer
14 7 (3.45%) AS400 Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.42%) ISPF
2 6 (2.96%) MSMQ
3 4 (1.97%) .NET
3 4 (1.97%) Middleware
3 4 (1.97%) SAP XI
4 3 (1.48%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (0.99%) HTML
6 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.49%) CSS
6 1 (0.49%) EDI
6 1 (0.49%) LAMP
6 1 (0.49%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.49%) WPF
6 1 (0.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 77 (37.93%) iSeries
2 34 (16.75%) Mainframe
3 33 (16.26%) Data Centre
4 26 (12.81%) IBM Mainframe
5 14 (6.90%) Blackberry
6 13 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (5.91%) Management Information System
8 9 (4.43%) Mathematics
9 6 (2.96%) FMCG
9 6 (2.96%) Security Operations Centre
10 5 (2.46%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.97%) Tandem
11 4 (1.97%) User Experience
12 2 (0.99%) HACMP
13 1 (0.49%) Clustering
13 1 (0.49%) Driving Licence
13 1 (0.49%) Fat Client
13 1 (0.49%) iPad
13 1 (0.49%) IVR
13 1 (0.49%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 69 (33.99%) Windows
2 55 (27.09%) Linux
3 30 (14.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (10.84%) Windows 7
5 16 (7.88%) zOS
6 15 (7.39%) Unix
6 15 (7.39%) Windows XP
7 8 (3.94%) MVS
7 8 (3.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (3.45%) AIX
8 7 (3.45%) Solaris
9 4 (1.97%) Windows Server
10 3 (1.48%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.99%) OS/400
12 1 (0.49%) HPUX
12 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.49%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (21.67%) Change Management
2 33 (16.26%) Incident Management
3 22 (10.84%) ITIL
4 14 (6.90%) Coaching
4 14 (6.90%) High Availability
4 14 (6.90%) Mentoring
4 14 (6.90%) Migration
4 14 (6.90%) SDLC
4 14 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (5.91%) Information Security
5 12 (5.91%) System Integration Testing
5 12 (5.91%) Vulnerability Management
6 11 (5.42%) Integration Testing
6 11 (5.42%) Test Scripting
7 10 (4.93%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (4.93%) Problem Management
7 10 (4.93%) Regression Testing
7 10 (4.93%) Test Strategy
8 8 (3.94%) Knowledge Management
8 8 (3.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 67 (33.00%) RPG
2 63 (31.03%) SQL
3 28 (13.79%) RPG IV
4 13 (6.40%) COBOL
5 12 (5.91%) JCL
6 10 (4.93%) C
7 8 (3.94%) RPG/400
8 7 (3.45%) Java
9 3 (1.48%) C#
10 2 (0.99%) REXX
10 2 (0.99%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.49%) C++
11 1 (0.49%) Delphi
11 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.49%) Python
11 1 (0.49%) Ruby
11 1 (0.49%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.49%) VB
11 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (6.90%) MCP
2 12 (5.91%) CISSP
3 11 (5.42%) Degree
4 10 (4.93%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (4.93%) ISEB
4 10 (4.93%) ISTQB
4 10 (4.93%) Security Cleared
5 7 (3.45%) SC Cleared
6 6 (2.96%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 6 (2.96%) CCSP
6 6 (2.96%) CISM
6 6 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.46%) MCSE
8 4 (1.97%) CCNA
8 4 (1.97%) CCNP
8 4 (1.97%) MCDBA
9 3 (1.48%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.49%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.96%) ISO27002
1 6 (2.96%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.46%) SLA
3 4 (1.97%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.49%) GxP
4 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (15.76%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.43%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 7 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.96%) ClearTrust
5 4 (1.97%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (0.99%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.49%) Docker
7 1 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 28 (13.79%) Tivoli
2 9 (4.43%) Backup Exec
2 9 (4.43%) HP SIM
2 9 (4.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 9 (4.43%) Tivoli NetView
3 6 (2.96%) CA Single Sign-On
3 6 (2.96%) Control-M
4 5 (2.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (1.97%) OpenView
6 1 (0.49%) Ansible
6 1 (0.49%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.49%) Nagios
6 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.49%) OVSD
6 1 (0.49%) Puppet
6 1 (0.49%) Scalr
6 1 (0.49%) SCCM
6 1 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.49%) WMI
Vendors
1 79 (38.92%) IBM
2 39 (19.21%) VMware
3 32 (15.76%) Cisco
3 32 (15.76%) Citrix
4 20 (9.85%) Oracle
5 19 (9.36%) Microsoft
6 18 (8.87%) HP
7 15 (7.39%) SAP
8 13 (6.40%) Misys
9 10 (4.93%) Symantec
10 9 (4.43%) Avaya
10 9 (4.43%) Becrypt
11 6 (2.96%) BEA
11 6 (2.96%) CA
11 6 (2.96%) CheckPoint
11 6 (2.96%) Red Hat
11 6 (2.96%) Vitria
12 4 (1.97%) Informatica
13 2 (0.99%) Remedy
13 2 (0.99%) Sun
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