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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AS/400
Rank 467 468 438
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -30
Contract jobs citing AS400 121 88 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.85% 0.72% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 41 61
Average daily rate £375 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £525 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.89% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 6
Average hourly rate £47.00 £22.00 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.63% -28.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £14.75 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+218.64% -52.03%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14301 12230 14881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.38% 25.59% 24.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8825 7369 8656
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 571 628 770
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.96 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.30% -12.16%

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 17 April 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
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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +1 106 £350 -17.64% 17
London -19 45 £400 -5.88% 6
South East -2 30 £325 -18.75% 2
East of England -18 15 £250 - 1
City of London -7 13 £400 -15.78% 1
Surrey - 10 £265 -
Berkshire -16 9 £400 - 1
Wales -30 9 £450 +20.00% 3
East Midlands -12 7 - -
Hampshire +2 6 - -
Norfolk - 6 £180 -
Norwich - 6 £180 -
Slough +5 5 £263 -
Essex -17 5 £400 -
North West -15 4 - - 3
Scotland - 4 £375 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £425 -
South West -26 3 £260 -16.12% 4
Glasgow - 3 £375 -
Romford - 2 £375 -
Basildon - 2 - -
Brentwood - 2 £400 -
Lancashire - 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 £300 -
Somerset -13 1 £220 -29.03% 2
Cheshire -13 1 - - 2
Derbyshire -16 1 - -
West Midlands -20 1 - -
Chesterfield - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 75 (29.18%) iSeries
2 70 (27.24%) SQL
3 67 (26.07%) Finance
4 63 (24.51%) RPG
5 61 (23.74%) Windows
6 51 (19.84%) Banking
7 47 (18.29%) IBM
8 44 (17.12%) Microsoft
9 39 (15.18%) UNIX
10 35 (13.62%) Linux
10 35 (13.62%) Oracle
11 32 (12.45%) AIX
12 29 (11.28%) Tivoli
13 27 (10.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 27 (10.51%) SQL Server
14 25 (9.73%) MS Office
14 25 (9.73%) Citrix
15 24 (9.34%) MS Excel
16 23 (8.95%) Project Management
16 23 (8.95%) Mainframe
17 20 (7.78%) RPG IV
17 20 (7.78%) ERP
17 20 (7.78%) Active Directory
18 19 (7.39%) HP
19 18 (7.00%) BMC
19 18 (7.00%) DB2
19 18 (7.00%) Migration
19 18 (7.00%) Data Protection
20 17 (6.61%) Service Management
20 17 (6.61%) COBOL

AS400
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 16 (6.23%) WebSphere
2 7 (2.72%) IIS
3 6 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (1.17%) IBM Notes
4 3 (1.17%) Apache
4 3 (1.17%) MQSeries
5 2 (0.78%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.78%) CICS
5 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 25 (9.73%) MS Office
2 24 (9.34%) MS Excel
3 12 (4.67%) MS Project
4 7 (2.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (4.67%) INSURE/90
2 9 (3.50%) SunGard GMI
3 8 (3.11%) SAP SD
3 8 (3.11%) SAP FI
3 8 (3.11%) SAP CRM
4 7 (2.72%) SAP MM
5 6 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (2.33%) JDE OneWorld
5 6 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (1.95%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (1.17%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 3 (1.17%) SAP ERP
7 3 (1.17%) BPCS
8 2 (0.78%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.78%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.78%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.78%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.78%) Misys Midas
9 1 (0.39%) SAP GRC
9 1 (0.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.23%) TCP/IP
1 16 (6.23%) SAN
2 9 (3.50%) FTP
2 9 (3.50%) LAN
2 9 (3.50%) WAN
3 6 (2.33%) Ethernet
4 5 (1.95%) Internet
5 4 (1.56%) SNA
5 4 (1.56%) HTTP
5 4 (1.56%) APPN
6 3 (1.17%) Firewall
7 2 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.78%) VLAN
7 2 (0.78%) OSPF
7 2 (0.78%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.39%) RTP
8 1 (0.39%) DNS
8 1 (0.39%) SWIFTNet
8 1 (0.39%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.39%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.51%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.00%) DB2
3 9 (3.50%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.95%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.56%) MS Access
8 3 (1.17%) MySQL
8 3 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.17%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.78%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.78%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.39%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (3.50%) TestDirector
2 7 (2.72%) LSMW
3 5 (1.95%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (0.78%) Bugzilla
4 2 (0.78%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.39%) ProtoShare
5 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.39%) Visual LANSA
5 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 67 (26.07%) Finance
2 51 (19.84%) Banking
3 15 (5.84%) Retail
3 15 (5.84%) Manufacturing
4 10 (3.89%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.11%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.11%) General Ledger
6 7 (2.72%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.72%) Legal
7 4 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.78%) Back Office
9 1 (0.39%) Publishing
9 1 (0.39%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.39%) Marketing
9 1 (0.39%) German Language
Job Titles
1 66 (25.68%) Analyst
2 46 (17.90%) Developer
3 21 (8.17%) Programmer
3 21 (8.17%) Support Analyst
3 21 (8.17%) AS400 Developer
4 20 (7.78%) Administrator
4 20 (7.78%) Project Manager
5 18 (7.00%) Architect
6 16 (6.23%) Backup Specialist
7 12 (4.67%) AS400 Support
7 12 (4.67%) Consultant
7 12 (4.67%) Solutions Architect
7 12 (4.67%) IT Administrator
8 11 (4.28%) Senior Analyst
8 11 (4.28%) Support Specialist
9 10 (3.89%) Systems Administrator
9 10 (3.89%) Test Analyst
10 9 (3.50%) Systems Analyst
10 9 (3.50%) Test Manager
10 9 (3.50%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.84%) XML
2 8 (3.11%) .NET
2 8 (3.11%) BAPI
3 6 (2.33%) HTML
4 4 (1.56%) J2EE
4 4 (1.56%) Web Services
4 4 (1.56%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (1.56%) APPC
5 3 (1.17%) Middleware
5 3 (1.17%) SOAP
6 2 (0.78%) CSS
7 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.39%) XSD
7 1 (0.39%) XSLT
7 1 (0.39%) EDI
7 1 (0.39%) FIXML
7 1 (0.39%) Web Dynpro
7 1 (0.39%) SAP Smart Forms
7 1 (0.39%) SAP XI
7 1 (0.39%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 75 (29.18%) iSeries
2 23 (8.95%) Mainframe
3 7 (2.72%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.72%) Reference Data
3 7 (2.72%) Blackberry
4 6 (2.33%) Derivative
4 6 (2.33%) Data Conversion
5 5 (1.95%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (1.56%) Replication
7 3 (1.17%) PMI
7 3 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.17%) LPAR
7 3 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.78%) Tandem
9 1 (0.39%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.39%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.39%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.39%) GIS
9 1 (0.39%) Clustering
9 1 (0.39%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 61 (23.74%) Windows
2 39 (15.18%) UNIX
3 35 (13.62%) Linux
4 32 (12.45%) AIX
5 14 (5.45%) Solaris
6 13 (5.06%) OS/400
7 8 (3.11%) HPUX
7 8 (3.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (3.11%) Windows 7
8 6 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.95%) SUSE
9 5 (1.95%) i5/OS
10 4 (1.56%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.17%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.78%) OS/390
12 2 (0.78%) zOS
13 1 (0.39%) VMS
13 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (8.95%) Project Management
2 20 (7.78%) ERP
3 18 (7.00%) Migration
3 18 (7.00%) Data Protection
4 17 (6.61%) Service Management
5 16 (6.23%) Service Delivery
5 16 (6.23%) Information Security
5 16 (6.23%) Software Architecture
5 16 (6.23%) IT Governance
5 16 (6.23%) Technical Analysis
6 15 (5.84%) CRM
7 12 (4.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (4.28%) ITIL
8 11 (4.28%) ETL
9 10 (3.89%) Quality Management
9 10 (3.89%) OO
9 10 (3.89%) Workflow
9 10 (3.89%) Test Scripting
10 9 (3.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (3.50%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 70 (27.24%) SQL
2 63 (24.51%) RPG
3 20 (7.78%) RPG IV
4 17 (6.61%) COBOL
5 14 (5.45%) Java
6 10 (3.89%) VBA
7 9 (3.50%) C
8 7 (2.72%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.95%) VBScript
9 5 (1.95%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.95%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.17%) Perl
10 3 (1.17%) PHP
10 3 (1.17%) RPG/400
11 2 (0.78%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.78%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.78%) VB
12 1 (0.39%) ABAP
12 1 (0.39%) SAPscript
12 1 (0.39%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (3.50%) ISEB
2 6 (2.33%) Degree
3 4 (1.56%) IBM Certification
4 3 (1.17%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (1.17%) CISSP
4 3 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.17%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.78%) CCNP
5 2 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.78%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.39%) CISA
6 1 (0.39%) GIAC
6 1 (0.39%) CCA
6 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.23%) ISO 9001
2 9 (3.50%) QA
3 8 (3.11%) Data Quality
4 7 (2.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.95%) SLA
6 2 (0.78%) ISO 9002
6 2 (0.78%) GxP
6 2 (0.78%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.39%) FATCA
System Software
1 20 (7.78%) Active Directory
2 16 (6.23%) VMware ESX
3 6 (2.33%) vSphere
4 5 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.56%) PowerHA
6 2 (0.78%) XenApp
6 2 (0.78%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.78%) SRDF
6 2 (0.78%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (0.39%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.39%) RACF
Systems Management
1 29 (11.28%) Tivoli
2 27 (10.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 11 (4.28%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (1.95%) BladeLogic
5 4 (1.56%) Tivoli NetView
5 4 (1.56%) SCOM
6 2 (0.78%) HP SiteScope
6 2 (0.78%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.78%) Control-M
6 2 (0.78%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.39%) SCCM
7 1 (0.39%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 47 (18.29%) IBM
2 44 (17.12%) Microsoft
3 35 (13.62%) Oracle
4 25 (9.73%) Citrix
5 19 (7.39%) HP
6 18 (7.00%) BMC
7 15 (5.84%) SAP
8 14 (5.45%) NetApp
8 14 (5.45%) VMware
9 11 (4.28%) JD Edwards
10 9 (3.50%) SunGard
11 7 (2.72%) Informatica
12 6 (2.33%) Red Hat
12 6 (2.33%) Cisco
13 5 (1.95%) Hitachi
13 5 (1.95%) EMC
14 4 (1.56%) Intel
14 4 (1.56%) NetIQ
14 4 (1.56%) Remedy
15 3 (1.17%) Lotus
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