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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AS/400
Rank 575 540 483
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -57
Contract jobs citing AS400 78 123 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.21% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.64% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 63 50
Median daily rate £325 £318 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.36% -5.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £185 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £240 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -26.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 13
Median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% +2.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £22.10 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £36.20 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £23.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-24.73% -28.46%

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
17771 19133 18680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.30% 32.99% 32.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11506 11963 11343
Median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £608 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +7.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 648 813 810
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.03 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.09% +2.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.99 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £44.60 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.88%

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 29 September 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
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 29 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AS400 within the UK over the 3 months to 29 September 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
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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 68 £385 +10.00% 9
London -7 28 £435 +16.00% 2
South East +9 21 £325 +60.49% 2
Berkshire +13 14 £434 -
Yorkshire +12 6 £313 -37.50%
West Midlands -34 6 £180 -43.30%
Scotland +14 4 £298 -8.46%
Slough - 4 - -
City of London +12 3 £448 +19.33% 1
West Yorkshire +9 3 £313 -37.50%
Leeds +8 3 £313 -
South West +6 3 - -
Surrey -12 3 £306 +51.23%
Coventry - 3 - -
Cardiff +20 2 £400 +116.21%
South Wales +16 2 £400 +116.21%
Wales +9 2 £400 +100.00%
Kent +6 2 £263 +31.25%
East Midlands -6 2 - - 1
Strathclyde - 2 £270 -
Leicestershire - 2 - -
West Malling - 2 £263 -
Birmingham - 2 - -
Leicester - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +15 1 - -
Milton Keynes +12 1 - -
East of England +10 1 £150 - 2
Hertfordshire +3 1 £150 - 1
Rugby -2 1 £180 -43.30%
Warwickshire -7 1 £180 -43.30%

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 62 (36.69%) RPG
2 55 (32.54%) iSeries
3 50 (29.59%) SQL
4 41 (24.26%) Finance
5 37 (21.89%) IBM
6 33 (19.53%) Windows
7 28 (16.57%) Migration
8 26 (15.38%) DB2
9 25 (14.79%) Mainframe
10 21 (12.43%) ITIL
10 21 (12.43%) Unix
11 20 (11.83%) Project Management
12 19 (11.24%) Linux
13 17 (10.06%) COBOL
13 17 (10.06%) Data Centre
14 15 (8.88%) Oracle
14 15 (8.88%) HP
15 14 (8.28%) SAP
15 14 (8.28%) Change Management
16 13 (7.69%) .NET
16 13 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
17 12 (7.10%) MCP
17 12 (7.10%) MCSE
17 12 (7.10%) Microsoft Certification
18 11 (6.51%) SLA
18 11 (6.51%) QA
18 11 (6.51%) RPG IV
19 10 (5.92%) Incident Management
19 10 (5.92%) Management Information System
19 10 (5.92%) Banking

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 5 (2.96%) MQSeries
1 5 (2.96%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.78%) CICS
3 2 (1.18%) IBM Domino
3 2 (1.18%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.18%) Tuxedo
3 2 (1.18%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (4.73%) MS Office
2 6 (3.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (4.14%) JDE World
2 4 (2.37%) SAP APO
2 4 (2.37%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.78%) Misys Midas
4 2 (1.18%) BPCS
4 2 (1.18%) SAP ERP
4 2 (1.18%) SAP MDM
4 2 (1.18%) SAP MM
4 2 (1.18%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.59%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.59%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.37%) Mimecast
2 2 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.33%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.14%) LAN
3 6 (3.55%) WAN
4 5 (2.96%) FTP
5 4 (2.37%) Internet
5 4 (2.37%) Intranet
5 4 (2.37%) Wireless
6 2 (1.18%) CTI
6 2 (1.18%) IP Telephony
6 2 (1.18%) Network Security
7 1 (0.59%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (15.38%) DB2
2 8 (4.73%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.96%) IBM InfoSphere
4 4 (2.37%) SAP Data Services
4 4 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.18%) DataStage
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (2.37%) ChangeMan
1 4 (2.37%) Cucumber
1 4 (2.37%) HP UFT
1 4 (2.37%) LSMW
1 4 (2.37%) Selenium
1 4 (2.37%) WinRunner
2 2 (1.18%) JIRA
3 1 (0.59%) PVCS
3 1 (0.59%) Synon
General
1 41 (24.26%) Finance
2 10 (5.92%) Banking
3 9 (5.33%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.37%) Legal
4 4 (2.37%) Retail
4 4 (2.37%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.78%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.18%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.59%) Electronics
7 1 (0.59%) Games
7 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.59%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 45 (26.63%) Analyst
2 43 (25.44%) Developer
3 30 (17.75%) AS400 Developer
3 30 (17.75%) RPG Developer
4 16 (9.47%) AS400 Support
5 14 (8.28%) Programmer
6 11 (6.51%) Consultant
6 11 (6.51%) Project Manager
7 10 (5.92%) AS400 Operator
7 10 (5.92%) Support Analyst
7 10 (5.92%) Systems Analyst
8 8 (4.73%) AS400 Programmer
8 8 (4.73%) COBOL Programmer
8 8 (4.73%) Technical Analyst
9 7 (4.14%) Administrator
10 6 (3.55%) AS400 Administrator
10 6 (3.55%) Business Analyst
10 6 (3.55%) Computer Operator
11 5 (2.96%) Infrastructure Manager
11 5 (2.96%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.69%) .NET
2 9 (5.33%) Middleware
3 6 (3.55%) EDI
3 6 (3.55%) ISPF
4 4 (2.37%) BAPI
4 4 (2.37%) Gherkin
4 4 (2.37%) ODBC
5 2 (1.18%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.18%) HTML
5 2 (1.18%) HTML5
5 2 (1.18%) Web Services
5 2 (1.18%) WPF
5 2 (1.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 55 (32.54%) iSeries
2 25 (14.79%) Mainframe
3 17 (10.06%) Data Centre
4 10 (5.92%) Management Information System
5 9 (5.33%) IBM Mainframe
6 8 (4.73%) Computer Science
6 8 (4.73%) Tandem
6 8 (4.73%) User Experience
7 7 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (3.55%) Blackberry
9 4 (2.37%) Client/Server
9 4 (2.37%) Data Conversion
9 4 (2.37%) Data Extraction
9 4 (2.37%) Data Structures
9 4 (2.37%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.78%) HACMP
11 2 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (1.18%) iPad
11 2 (1.18%) IVR
11 2 (1.18%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 33 (19.53%) Windows
2 21 (12.43%) Unix
3 19 (11.24%) Linux
4 10 (5.92%) OS/400
5 9 (5.33%) Windows 7
6 8 (4.73%) Apple iOS
7 7 (4.14%) Windows Server
8 6 (3.55%) AIX
8 6 (3.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (3.55%) Windows XP
8 6 (3.55%) zOS
9 2 (1.18%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.59%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (16.57%) Migration
2 21 (12.43%) ITIL
3 20 (11.83%) Project Management
4 14 (8.28%) Change Management
5 13 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (5.92%) Incident Management
7 9 (5.33%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (5.33%) ETL
7 9 (5.33%) High Availability
8 8 (4.73%) Data Migration
8 8 (4.73%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (4.73%) ITSM
8 8 (4.73%) Network Management
8 8 (4.73%) SAP Security
8 8 (4.73%) Unit Testing
9 7 (4.14%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (3.55%) Coaching
10 6 (3.55%) ERP
10 6 (3.55%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (3.55%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (36.69%) RPG
2 50 (29.59%) SQL
3 17 (10.06%) COBOL
4 11 (6.51%) RPG IV
5 10 (5.92%) Java
6 9 (5.33%) JCL
7 7 (4.14%) C
7 7 (4.14%) RPG/400
7 7 (4.14%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.37%) C++
8 4 (2.37%) REXX
8 4 (2.37%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.18%) C#
9 2 (1.18%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.18%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.59%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (7.10%) MCP
1 12 (7.10%) MCSE
1 12 (7.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (4.73%) CCNA
2 8 (4.73%) CCNP
2 8 (4.73%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (4.73%) Degree
2 8 (4.73%) MCDBA
3 7 (4.14%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.14%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.37%) ISEB
4 4 (2.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.37%) MCDST
5 2 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.59%) IBM Certification
6 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.51%) QA
1 11 (6.51%) SLA
2 3 (1.78%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.78%) GxP
3 2 (1.18%) SEPA
4 1 (0.59%) GMP
4 1 (0.59%) MiFID
4 1 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (4.73%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 5 (2.96%) Virtual Desktop
3 5 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.37%) Time Sharing Option
5 2 (1.18%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 1 (0.59%) Firmware
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (5.92%) Tivoli
2 8 (4.73%) OpenView
3 5 (2.96%) Backup Exec
3 5 (2.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (2.37%) HP SIM
4 4 (2.37%) SCCM
4 4 (2.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (1.18%) Tivoli NetView
6 1 (0.59%) Control-M
6 1 (0.59%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.59%) OVSD
6 1 (0.59%) WMI
Vendors
1 37 (21.89%) IBM
2 15 (8.88%) HP
2 15 (8.88%) Oracle
3 14 (8.28%) SAP
4 10 (5.92%) JD Edwards
5 9 (5.33%) Citrix
6 7 (4.14%) VMware
7 6 (3.55%) Cisco
7 6 (3.55%) Microsoft
8 5 (2.96%) Avaya
8 5 (2.96%) CommVault
8 5 (2.96%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.37%) Becrypt
9 4 (2.37%) Sybase
9 4 (2.37%) Symantec
10 2 (1.18%) Cognos
10 2 (1.18%) Fundtech
10 2 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.18%) TOWER Software
10 2 (1.18%) Virgin Media
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