The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AS/400
Rank 409 458 477
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +19
Contract jobs citing AS400 183 105 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.33% 0.78% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 31 64
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 4
Average hourly rate £32.50 £13.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.74% -46.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £13.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+140.74% +8.00%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13778 13403 14248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.21% 26.22% 24.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8337 8107 8177
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 566 600 789
Average hourly rate £20.29 £22.00 £24.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% -10.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.42 £11.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%

AS400
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AS400 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AS400 within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
England +12 136 £340 -9.33% 14
London +42 66 £425 +5.98% 6
South East -17 32 £300 +20.00% 4
Wales +8 29 £275 -29.03%
South Wales +8 27 £275 -29.03%
Hampshire +13 22 £271 -9.58%
East of England -5 16 £275 - 1
Cardiff -3 12 £333 -14.19%
West Midlands -13 11 £460 +84.00% 1
Norfolk - 9 £275 -
Norwich - 9 £275 -
City of London +14 6 £400 -15.78% 1
Berkshire -12 6 £250 -
Bedfordshire -19 6 £353 -
Southampton - 6 £243 -
Warwickshire 0 4 £470 +88.00%
Scotland -21 4 - -
Milton Keynes +4 3 £368 -
Birmingham -2 3 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -3 3 £368 -
North West +3 2 £300 -20.00% 1
Slough -9 2 £250 +5.26%
South West -22 2 £500 -
Surrey -5 1 £255 - 2
Somerset - 1 £500 -
Essex - 1 £200 -
Manchester - 1 £300 -
Brentwood - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Basildon - - - -

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 122 (41.50%) iSeries
2 103 (35.03%) Finance
3 61 (20.75%) IBM
4 60 (20.41%) RPG
5 57 (19.39%) Banking
6 53 (18.03%) Microsoft
7 51 (17.35%) Windows
8 48 (16.33%) SQL
9 36 (12.24%) UNIX
9 36 (12.24%) RPG IV
10 31 (10.54%) WebSphere
10 31 (10.54%) Mainframe
11 28 (9.52%) Active Directory
12 26 (8.84%) MS Excel
12 26 (8.84%) ERP
12 26 (8.84%) Oracle
13 25 (8.50%) Project Management
13 25 (8.50%) Linux
13 25 (8.50%) UML
14 22 (7.48%) Migration
14 22 (7.48%) SQL Server
15 21 (7.14%) MS Office
15 21 (7.14%) HP
15 21 (7.14%) Citrix
16 20 (6.80%) ITIL
17 19 (6.46%) AIX
17 19 (6.46%) .NET
17 19 (6.46%) Middleware
18 18 (6.12%) FTP
19 17 (5.78%) TCP/IP

AS400
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 31 (10.54%) WebSphere
2 10 (3.40%) MS Exchange
2 10 (3.40%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (2.38%) MQSeries
3 7 (2.38%) IIS
4 5 (1.70%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.36%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.36%) SAS
6 3 (1.02%) Apache
7 2 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.68%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (8.84%) MS Excel
2 21 (7.14%) MS Office
3 12 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (3.40%) MS Project
5 4 (1.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (3.74%) BPCS
2 10 (3.40%) JDE OneWorld
3 7 (2.38%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 5 (1.70%) Misys Midas
5 4 (1.36%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (1.02%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (1.02%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (1.02%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (1.02%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (1.02%) PRMS
7 2 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.68%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.68%) SAP GRC
7 2 (0.68%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.34%) SunGard GMI
8 1 (0.34%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.34%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.34%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.12%) FTP
2 17 (5.78%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.04%) SAN
4 5 (1.70%) Ethernet
4 5 (1.70%) HTTP
5 4 (1.36%) Firewall
6 3 (1.02%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (1.02%) LAN
6 3 (1.02%) WAN
7 2 (0.68%) OSPF
7 2 (0.68%) Internet
7 2 (0.68%) DHCP
7 2 (0.68%) DNS
7 2 (0.68%) VLAN
8 1 (0.34%) VPN
8 1 (0.34%) SMS
8 1 (0.34%) APPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.48%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.10%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (2.72%) DB2
4 3 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.02%) SAP BW
4 3 (1.02%) MySQL
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.68%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.68%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (0.68%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.68%) Base SAS
5 2 (0.68%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (0.68%) QlikView
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (3.40%) TestDirector
2 6 (2.04%) Selenium
3 5 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.36%) Bugzilla
4 4 (1.36%) JUnit
4 4 (1.36%) TestNG
5 3 (1.02%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.68%) JMeter
6 2 (0.68%) ERwin
6 2 (0.68%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.68%) PVCS
6 2 (0.68%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.68%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.68%) TortoiseSVN
6 2 (0.68%) Subversion
6 2 (0.68%) JIRA
7 1 (0.34%) Maven
7 1 (0.34%) Visual LANSA
7 1 (0.34%) ProtoShare
7 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
General
1 103 (35.03%) Finance
2 57 (19.39%) Banking
3 12 (4.08%) Manufacturing
3 12 (4.08%) Financial Institution
4 7 (2.38%) Legal
4 7 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.04%) Retail
6 4 (1.36%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.02%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.68%) Back Office
9 1 (0.34%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.34%) International Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Marketing
9 1 (0.34%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.34%) French Language
9 1 (0.34%) German Language
9 1 (0.34%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.34%) Front Office
9 1 (0.34%) Publishing
9 1 (0.34%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 95 (32.31%) Analyst
2 43 (14.63%) Developer
3 26 (8.84%) Technical Support
4 25 (8.50%) Project Manager
5 24 (8.16%) AS400 Developer
6 23 (7.82%) Business Analyst
7 22 (7.48%) Support Analyst
8 21 (7.14%) Consultant
9 20 (6.80%) Test Analyst
9 20 (6.80%) Administrator
10 17 (5.78%) Architect
10 17 (5.78%) Programmer
10 17 (5.78%) RPG Developer
11 16 (5.44%) AS400 Support
12 15 (5.10%) Tester
13 12 (4.08%) Systems Administrator
14 11 (3.74%) Senior Analyst
15 10 (3.40%) Technical Manager
15 10 (3.40%) Technical Project Manager
16 9 (3.06%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.46%) .NET
1 19 (6.46%) Middleware
2 17 (5.78%) Web Services
3 16 (5.44%) J2EE
4 14 (4.76%) XML
5 8 (2.72%) SOAP
6 6 (2.04%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (1.36%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.36%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 3 (1.02%) JSON
8 3 (1.02%) RESTful
9 2 (0.68%) Web Dynpro
9 2 (0.68%) SAP Smart Forms
9 2 (0.68%) BAPI
9 2 (0.68%) SAP XI
9 2 (0.68%) EDI
9 2 (0.68%) HTML
9 2 (0.68%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.68%) CSS
9 2 (0.68%) JRockit
Miscellaneous
1 122 (41.50%) iSeries
2 31 (10.54%) Mainframe
3 8 (2.72%) Clustering
3 8 (2.72%) PMI
3 8 (2.72%) Hedge funds
3 8 (2.72%) SecurID
3 8 (2.72%) VAX
4 7 (2.38%) Reference Data
4 7 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.70%) IBM Mainframe
5 5 (1.70%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.36%) DataPower
7 3 (1.02%) Derivative
7 3 (1.02%) SWIFT
7 3 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.02%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.68%) Replication
8 2 (0.68%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.68%) Open Source
8 2 (0.68%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 51 (17.35%) Windows
2 36 (12.24%) UNIX
3 25 (8.50%) Linux
4 19 (6.46%) AIX
5 12 (4.08%) Solaris
5 12 (4.08%) Windows 7
6 10 (3.40%) OS/400
7 9 (3.06%) VMS
8 8 (2.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.70%) zOS
11 5 (1.70%) SUSE
12 4 (1.36%) HPUX
12 4 (1.36%) MVS
13 3 (1.02%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.68%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.68%) i5/OS
15 1 (0.34%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (8.84%) ERP
2 25 (8.50%) Project Management
2 25 (8.50%) UML
3 22 (7.48%) Migration
4 20 (6.80%) ITIL
5 16 (5.44%) PRINCE2
6 14 (4.76%) Use Case
6 14 (4.76%) Test Scripting
6 14 (4.76%) Business Analysis
7 13 (4.42%) Change Management
7 13 (4.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (4.08%) SOA
8 12 (4.08%) OO
8 12 (4.08%) Incident Management
9 10 (3.40%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (3.40%) Waterfall
9 10 (3.40%) Content Management
10 9 (3.06%) Technical Analysis
11 8 (2.72%) Service Delivery
11 8 (2.72%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 60 (20.41%) RPG
2 48 (16.33%) SQL
3 36 (12.24%) RPG IV
4 13 (4.42%) COBOL
5 12 (4.08%) C
6 10 (3.40%) Java
6 10 (3.40%) RPG/400
7 7 (2.38%) VBA
8 5 (1.70%) C#
9 3 (1.02%) Perl
10 2 (0.68%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.68%) ABAP
10 2 (0.68%) PHP
10 2 (0.68%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.68%) Delphi
10 2 (0.68%) SAPscript
11 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (5.10%) ISEB
1 15 (5.10%) ISTQB
2 11 (3.74%) CCA
3 8 (2.72%) PMI Certification
3 8 (2.72%) Degree
4 6 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.70%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.02%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.02%) CISSP
7 2 (0.68%) CCNP
7 2 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.08%) SLA
2 10 (3.40%) Data Quality
3 8 (2.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (2.38%) QA
5 6 (2.04%) ISO 9001
6 3 (1.02%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.04%) VMware ESX
3 5 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.70%) vSphere
4 2 (0.68%) SRDF
4 2 (0.68%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.34%) RACF
Systems Management
1 15 (5.10%) Tivoli
2 11 (3.74%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (3.40%) NetBackup
3 10 (3.40%) OpenView
3 10 (3.40%) HP SIM
4 9 (3.06%) Tivoli NetView
5 8 (2.72%) Backup Exec
5 8 (2.72%) Netcool
5 8 (2.72%) BMC PATROL
5 8 (2.72%) Control-M
5 8 (2.72%) Legato
6 7 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (1.70%) BladeLogic
8 3 (1.02%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (1.02%) SCOM
9 1 (0.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 61 (20.75%) IBM
2 53 (18.03%) Microsoft
3 26 (8.84%) Oracle
4 21 (7.14%) HP
4 21 (7.14%) Citrix
5 13 (4.42%) SAP
6 11 (3.74%) JD Edwards
7 9 (3.06%) VMware
8 8 (2.72%) Remedy
8 8 (2.72%) Veritas
8 8 (2.72%) EMC
8 8 (2.72%) Wall Street Systems
9 6 (2.04%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.04%) BMC
10 4 (1.36%) Symantec
10 4 (1.36%) NetApp
10 4 (1.36%) Avaya
10 4 (1.36%) Informatica
11 3 (1.02%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.02%) Dell
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