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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AS/400
Rank 508 425 431
Rank change year-on-year
-83 +6
Contract jobs citing AS400 68 142 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.28% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 0.92% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 70 63
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£300 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £125 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £478 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £39.50 £47.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.95% +218.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £47.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-15.95% +224.13%

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
15635 15394 13687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.79% 30.63% 30.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9683 9376 8207
Average daily rate £425 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 589 614 778
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £20.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.91 £11.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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 February 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 February 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 -92 43 £400 +6.66% 10
Wales -11 16 £300 -20.00% 2
South Wales -6 14 £300 -20.00% 2
London -48 11 £425 +6.25% 3
Cardiff -4 10 £300 -20.00% 2
South East -53 9 £273 -18.96% 1
East Midlands +7 7 £369 +84.37% 1
East of England -1 6 £450 +309.09% 1
Essex +11 5 - -
Scotland 0 5 £210 - 1
Yorkshire -10 5 £344 -
Berkshire -5 4 £225 -42.85%
West Yorkshire -10 4 £344 -
Surrey -13 3 £520 +96.22%
West Midlands -4 2 £530 -
Manchester -10 2 £438 -12.50%
North West -19 2 £438 -12.50% 3
Northamptonshire - 2 - -
Newport - 2 £325 -
City of London +4 1 £400 - 1
Brentwood -4 1 - -
South West -28 1 - - 1
Somerset - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £450 - 1
Walsall - 1 £310 -
Warrington - - - - 1
Weybridge - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Aldershot - - - - 1

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 69 (37.91%) iSeries
2 64 (35.16%) Finance
3 57 (31.32%) RPG
4 55 (30.22%) IBM
5 32 (17.58%) SQL
6 29 (15.93%) RPG IV
7 26 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 25 (13.74%) Windows
9 22 (12.09%) ITIL
9 22 (12.09%) DB2
10 21 (11.54%) Banking
11 20 (10.99%) Migration
11 20 (10.99%) COBOL
12 18 (9.89%) Project Management
12 18 (9.89%) HP
12 18 (9.89%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (9.34%) MS Office
14 16 (8.79%) ISEB
15 15 (8.24%) UNIX
15 15 (8.24%) ERP
16 14 (7.69%) Incident Management
17 13 (7.14%) Logistics
17 13 (7.14%) Retail
17 13 (7.14%) OS/400
18 12 (6.59%) Workflow
18 12 (6.59%) HP Quality Center
18 12 (6.59%) User Acceptance Testing
19 11 (6.04%) Software Testing
19 11 (6.04%) TCP/IP
19 11 (6.04%) Data Warehouse

AS400
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 7 (3.85%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (2.20%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.65%) MQSeries
3 3 (1.65%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.10%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.55%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.55%) IIS
5 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.55%) Confluence
5 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (9.34%) MS Office
2 9 (4.95%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.20%) MS Project
3 4 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.65%) BPCS
2 2 (1.10%) PRMS
2 2 (1.10%) Misys Equation
2 2 (1.10%) Misys Midas
2 2 (1.10%) Bond Adapt
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.04%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.85%) Internet
2 7 (3.85%) HTTP
3 6 (3.30%) FTP
3 6 (3.30%) LAN
3 6 (3.30%) WAN
4 5 (2.75%) SNA
4 5 (2.75%) APPN
5 4 (2.20%) DNS
5 4 (2.20%) DHCP
6 3 (1.65%) SAN
7 2 (1.10%) Firewall
7 2 (1.10%) IP Telephony
7 2 (1.10%) Network Security
8 1 (0.55%) Wireless
8 1 (0.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.09%) DB2
2 11 (6.04%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.20%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.65%) MS Access
5 3 (1.65%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.10%) Star Schema
6 2 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.55%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (4.95%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (2.20%) TestDirector
3 3 (1.65%) Synon
4 2 (1.10%) ERwin
4 2 (1.10%) Toad
4 2 (1.10%) JIRA
5 1 (0.55%) Selenium
5 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.55%) Redmine
5 1 (0.55%) JUnit
5 1 (0.55%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.55%) Subversion
General
1 64 (35.16%) Finance
2 21 (11.54%) Banking
3 13 (7.14%) Retail
4 8 (4.40%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.20%) Back Office
6 3 (1.65%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.10%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.10%) Automotive
7 2 (1.10%) Legal
8 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.55%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 51 (28.02%) Analyst
2 44 (24.18%) Developer
3 23 (12.64%) AS400 Developer
4 21 (11.54%) Test Analyst
5 20 (10.99%) Consultant
6 17 (9.34%) RPG Developer
7 11 (6.04%) Support Analyst
8 10 (5.49%) Programmer
9 9 (4.95%) Tester
10 8 (4.40%) Analyst Programmer
10 8 (4.40%) Applications Support
11 7 (3.85%) Service Analyst
11 7 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
12 6 (3.30%) Applications Consultant
13 5 (2.75%) 2nd Line Support
13 5 (2.75%) 1st Line Support
13 5 (2.75%) Agile Test Analyst
14 4 (2.20%) Administrator
14 4 (2.20%) Architect
14 4 (2.20%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.75%) APPC
2 4 (2.20%) Middleware
3 2 (1.10%) HTML
3 2 (1.10%) Web Services
3 2 (1.10%) Flash
4 1 (0.55%) JavaBeans
4 1 (0.55%) XML
4 1 (0.55%) .NET
4 1 (0.55%) J2EE
4 1 (0.55%) CSS
4 1 (0.55%) JSP
4 1 (0.55%) SOAP
4 1 (0.55%) Struts
4 1 (0.55%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.55%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.55%) Spring
4 1 (0.55%) Java EE
4 1 (0.55%) JSON
4 1 (0.55%) JPA
4 1 (0.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 69 (37.91%) iSeries
2 10 (5.49%) Mainframe
3 5 (2.75%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.65%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (1.65%) LPAR
4 3 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.10%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.10%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.10%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.10%) Replication
6 1 (0.55%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.55%) Derivative
6 1 (0.55%) CMDB
6 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.55%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.55%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.74%) Windows
2 15 (8.24%) UNIX
3 13 (7.14%) OS/400
4 9 (4.95%) Windows 7
5 7 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (3.85%) i5/OS
5 7 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.85%) Linux
5 7 (3.85%) Windows XP
6 6 (3.30%) AIX
7 4 (2.20%) Solaris
7 4 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.10%) HPUX
8 2 (1.10%) MVS
9 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (12.09%) ITIL
2 20 (10.99%) Migration
3 18 (9.89%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (9.89%) Project Management
4 15 (8.24%) ERP
5 14 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 13 (7.14%) Logistics
7 12 (6.59%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (6.59%) Workflow
8 11 (6.04%) Software Testing
9 9 (4.95%) Service Management
10 8 (4.40%) Data Migration
11 7 (3.85%) Test Management
11 7 (3.85%) Test Scripting
11 7 (3.85%) OO
12 6 (3.30%) PRINCE2
12 6 (3.30%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (3.30%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (2.75%) Service Delivery
13 5 (2.75%) UML
Programming Languages
1 57 (31.32%) RPG
2 32 (17.58%) SQL
3 29 (15.93%) RPG IV
4 20 (10.99%) COBOL
5 9 (4.95%) C
6 7 (3.85%) RPG/400
7 4 (2.20%) Java
8 2 (1.10%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.55%) JCL
9 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.55%) ABAP
9 1 (0.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (8.79%) ISEB
2 6 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (3.30%) ISTQB
2 6 (3.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (2.75%) IBM Certification
3 5 (2.75%) MCP
4 4 (2.20%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.20%) VCP4
5 3 (1.65%) MCSE
5 3 (1.65%) MCITP
6 2 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.10%) PMP
6 2 (1.10%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.10%) HP APS
6 2 (1.10%) Degree
6 2 (1.10%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.55%) VCP5
7 1 (0.55%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.04%) SLA
2 3 (1.65%) QA
3 2 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (3.30%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.75%) Firmware
2 5 (2.75%) PowerHA
3 3 (1.65%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.10%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 12 (6.59%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (3.30%) Tivoli
3 5 (2.75%) Tivoli NetView
4 4 (2.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.10%) HP SIM
5 2 (1.10%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.10%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.10%) OpenView
6 1 (0.55%) SCOM
6 1 (0.55%) Control-M
6 1 (0.55%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 55 (30.22%) IBM
2 26 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 18 (9.89%) HP
4 10 (5.49%) Oracle
5 9 (4.95%) Citrix
6 7 (3.85%) VMware
7 5 (2.75%) NetIQ
8 4 (2.20%) JD Edwards
8 4 (2.20%) Intel
8 4 (2.20%) SAP
8 4 (2.20%) Unisys
9 3 (1.65%) Cisco
9 3 (1.65%) Business Objects
9 3 (1.65%) BMC
9 3 (1.65%) Epicor
9 3 (1.65%) NetApp
10 2 (1.10%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (1.10%) EMC
10 2 (1.10%) Misys
10 2 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
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