The 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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AS/400
Rank 545 438 439
Rank change year-on-year
-107 +1
Contract jobs citing AS400 54 132 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.25% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 0.82% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 66 51
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£310 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £130 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
-16.72% +2.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Average hourly rate £16.50 £47.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.89% +111.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £47.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-64.89% +213.33%

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
15988 16019 14133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.80% 30.86% 30.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9780 9821 8497
Average daily rate £420 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 639 635 727
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 27 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AS400 within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 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
England -93 30 £385 +5.11% 21
Wales 0 14 £200 -50.00% 2
South Wales +2 11 £313 -21.87% 2
London -33 9 £438 +9.37% 4
Cardiff +7 8 £400 +6.66% 2
South East -61 6 £384 +18.07%
Scotland -7 4 £300 -20.00% 1
South West -7 4 £325 +11.58% 1
East Midlands -8 4 - - 5
Essex +7 3 - - 3
East of England -3 3 - - 6
Hampshire -15 3 £384 -
Edinburgh - 3 £300 -
West Midlands -5 2 £310 - 2
Surrey -8 2 £520 +96.22%
City of London +4 1 £400 - 1
Somerset 0 1 - -
West Yorkshire -6 1 £263 -
Brentwood -11 1 - - 3
Yorkshire -16 1 £263 -
Newport - 1 £325 -
Oxford - - - -
Reading - - - -
Redditch - - - -
Scunthorpe - - - - 2
Sittingbourne - - - -
Slough - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Taunton - - - -

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 58 (36.25%) IBM
2 56 (35.00%) iSeries
3 55 (34.38%) Finance
4 40 (25.00%) RPG
5 32 (20.00%) Windows
6 27 (16.88%) SQL
7 26 (16.25%) Microsoft
8 24 (15.00%) Banking
9 20 (12.50%) COBOL
10 19 (11.88%) MS Office
10 19 (11.88%) ISEB
11 18 (11.25%) Project Management
11 18 (11.25%) DB2
11 18 (11.25%) RPG IV
12 16 (10.00%) Migration
12 16 (10.00%) ITIL
12 16 (10.00%) ERP
12 16 (10.00%) HP
13 14 (8.75%) OS/400
13 14 (8.75%) Retail
14 13 (8.13%) Logistics
15 12 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (7.50%) Incident Management
15 12 (7.50%) VMware
15 12 (7.50%) HP Quality Center
15 12 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
16 11 (6.88%) SLA
16 11 (6.88%) UNIX
16 11 (6.88%) Workflow
16 11 (6.88%) Software Testing

AS400
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 6 (3.75%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (2.50%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.88%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.25%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (1.25%) IIS
5 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.63%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.63%) Confluence
5 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (11.88%) MS Office
2 6 (3.75%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.50%) MS Project
4 3 (1.88%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.50%) Misys Equation
2 2 (1.25%) Bond Adapt
2 2 (1.25%) PRMS
3 1 (0.63%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.63%) TCP/IP
2 8 (5.00%) FTP
3 7 (4.38%) HTTP
3 7 (4.38%) Firewall
4 6 (3.75%) LAN
4 6 (3.75%) WAN
5 5 (3.13%) SNA
5 5 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (3.13%) Internet
5 5 (3.13%) APPN
6 4 (2.50%) DNS
6 4 (2.50%) DHCP
7 3 (1.88%) SAN
8 2 (1.25%) Network Security
8 2 (1.25%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.63%) Wireless
9 1 (0.63%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.25%) DB2
2 6 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.88%) MS Access
4 3 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.25%) QlikView
5 2 (1.25%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (5.63%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (2.50%) TestDirector
3 3 (1.88%) Synon
4 2 (1.25%) JIRA
5 1 (0.63%) Selenium
5 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.63%) Redmine
5 1 (0.63%) Subversion
5 1 (0.63%) JUnit
5 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
General
1 55 (34.38%) Finance
2 24 (15.00%) Banking
3 14 (8.75%) Retail
4 7 (4.38%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.88%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.25%) Automotive
6 2 (1.25%) Legal
6 2 (1.25%) Back Office
6 2 (1.25%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.63%) Front Office
7 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (29.38%) Analyst
2 26 (16.25%) Developer
3 19 (11.88%) Consultant
4 18 (11.25%) Test Analyst
5 17 (10.63%) AS400 Developer
6 14 (8.75%) Support Analyst
7 13 (8.13%) RPG Developer
8 12 (7.50%) Tester
9 7 (4.38%) Service Analyst
9 7 (4.38%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (3.75%) Applications Support Analyst
10 6 (3.75%) Applications Support
10 6 (3.75%) Applications Consultant
11 5 (3.13%) 1st Line Support
11 5 (3.13%) AS400 Support
11 5 (3.13%) Security Analyst
11 5 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
11 5 (3.13%) Programmer
12 4 (2.50%) Administrator
12 4 (2.50%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.13%) APPC
2 4 (2.50%) Middleware
2 4 (2.50%) Web Services
3 2 (1.25%) Flash
4 1 (0.63%) EDI
4 1 (0.63%) JavaBeans
4 1 (0.63%) XML
4 1 (0.63%) HTML
4 1 (0.63%) .NET
4 1 (0.63%) CSS
4 1 (0.63%) JSP
4 1 (0.63%) SOAP
4 1 (0.63%) Struts
4 1 (0.63%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.63%) Spring
4 1 (0.63%) Java EE
4 1 (0.63%) JSON
4 1 (0.63%) JPA
4 1 (0.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 56 (35.00%) iSeries
2 10 (6.25%) Mainframe
3 8 (5.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.88%) LPAR
6 2 (1.25%) Replication
6 2 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.63%) NHS
7 1 (0.63%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.63%) Derivative
7 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.63%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 32 (20.00%) Windows
2 14 (8.75%) OS/400
3 11 (6.88%) UNIX
4 10 (6.25%) Linux
5 9 (5.63%) Windows 7
6 7 (4.38%) Windows XP
6 7 (4.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (4.38%) i5/OS
6 7 (4.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (3.13%) AIX
8 4 (2.50%) Solaris
8 4 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.25%) HPUX
10 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (11.25%) Project Management
2 16 (10.00%) ITIL
2 16 (10.00%) ERP
2 16 (10.00%) Migration
3 13 (8.13%) Logistics
4 12 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (7.50%) Incident Management
5 11 (6.88%) Workflow
5 11 (6.88%) Software Testing
6 8 (5.00%) Service Management
7 7 (4.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (4.38%) Information Security
7 7 (4.38%) Test Management
7 7 (4.38%) Test Scripting
8 6 (3.75%) Security Management
8 6 (3.75%) PRINCE2
8 6 (3.75%) OO
9 5 (3.13%) UML
9 5 (3.13%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (25.00%) RPG
2 27 (16.88%) SQL
3 20 (12.50%) COBOL
4 18 (11.25%) RPG IV
5 7 (4.38%) C
6 3 (1.88%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.25%) Java
7 2 (1.25%) RPG/400
8 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.63%) JCL
8 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (11.88%) ISEB
2 9 (5.63%) ISTQB
3 7 (4.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (3.13%) MCP
5 5 (3.13%) IBM Certification
6 4 (2.50%) CISSP
7 3 (1.88%) MCSE
7 3 (1.88%) MCITP
7 3 (1.88%) Degree
8 2 (1.25%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.25%) HP APS
8 2 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.25%) PMP
8 2 (1.25%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.63%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.88%) SLA
2 4 (2.50%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.88%) QA
4 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (3.13%) Firmware
1 5 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (3.13%) PowerHA
2 4 (2.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.88%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 12 (7.50%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (3.75%) Tivoli
3 5 (3.13%) Tivoli NetView
4 4 (2.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.63%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.63%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 58 (36.25%) IBM
2 26 (16.25%) Microsoft
3 16 (10.00%) HP
4 12 (7.50%) VMware
5 9 (5.63%) Oracle
6 8 (5.00%) Citrix
7 5 (3.13%) NetIQ
8 4 (2.50%) Misys
8 4 (2.50%) Unisys
9 3 (1.88%) Cisco
9 3 (1.88%) SAP
9 3 (1.88%) Intel
9 3 (1.88%) BMC
9 3 (1.88%) NetApp
10 2 (1.25%) Epicor
10 2 (1.25%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (1.25%) Business Objects
10 2 (1.25%) Symantec
10 2 (1.25%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.25%) Infor
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