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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AS/400
Rank 485 421 435
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +14
Contract jobs citing AS400 86 138 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.28% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.57% 0.92% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 66 58
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£305 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.34% -3.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £258 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £500 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £39.50 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - £21.50

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
14973 14974 13655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.89% 30.66% 30.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 9455 9221 8169
Average daily rate £422 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.19% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 597 599 825
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.19 £11.51 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 28 January 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
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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 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 -66 63 £330 -17.50% 22
South East -14 17 £273 +3.20% 3
South Wales -15 15 £300 -20.00% 1
Wales -23 15 £300 -20.00% 1
Cardiff -10 13 £200 -46.66%
London -26 13 £413 +3.12% 7
East Midlands +26 11 £350 +75.00%
Yorkshire -4 9 £276 - 2
East of England -2 7 £450 - 4
West Yorkshire +1 6 £263 - 1
Essex +8 5 - - 4
Berkshire +1 5 £225 -40.00%
Scotland -5 5 £120 -
Kent - 5 - - 2
Surrey -4 4 £520 +96.22%
Northamptonshire - 4 £350 -
West Midlands +1 3 £310 -31.11% 1
North West -4 2 £438 -12.50% 3
Manchester -4 2 £438 -12.50%
Newport - 2 £325 -
Northampton - 2 £350 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £450 -
City of London 0 1 £400 - 1
Birmingham -5 1 £300 -
Brentwood -8 1 - - 2
Hampshire -21 1 - - 1
South West -28 1 - - 2
Somerset - 1 - - 2
Walsall - 1 £310 -
Warrington - - - -

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 99 (42.86%) iSeries
2 76 (32.90%) RPG
3 69 (29.87%) Finance
4 57 (24.68%) IBM
5 42 (18.18%) RPG IV
6 37 (16.02%) SQL
7 36 (15.58%) Windows
8 34 (14.72%) Microsoft
9 27 (11.69%) COBOL
10 26 (11.26%) ITIL
11 25 (10.82%) DB2
12 24 (10.39%) Migration
13 23 (9.96%) MS Office
14 22 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (8.66%) Banking
15 20 (8.66%) UNIX
16 19 (8.23%) HP
16 19 (8.23%) Mainframe
17 18 (7.79%) Project Management
18 17 (7.36%) TCP/IP
19 16 (6.93%) ERP
20 15 (6.49%) C
20 15 (6.49%) Incident Management
21 14 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
21 14 (6.06%) OS/400
21 14 (6.06%) Active Directory
22 13 (5.63%) Service Management
22 13 (5.63%) Retail
22 13 (5.63%) Logistics
22 13 (5.63%) Oracle

AS400
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 10 (4.33%) WebSphere
2 5 (2.16%) MQSeries
3 4 (1.73%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.30%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.87%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (0.87%) IIS
5 2 (0.87%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.43%) Confluence
6 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.43%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.43%) Apache
6 1 (0.43%) JBoss
6 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (9.96%) MS Office
2 11 (4.76%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.73%) MS Project
3 4 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.60%) BPCS
2 3 (1.30%) Misys Midas
3 2 (0.87%) PRMS
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.43%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.43%) Bond Adapt
4 1 (0.43%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.43%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.43%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.43%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.36%) TCP/IP
2 12 (5.19%) FTP
3 8 (3.46%) Internet
3 8 (3.46%) HTTP
4 6 (2.60%) WAN
4 6 (2.60%) LAN
5 5 (2.16%) APPN
6 4 (1.73%) Firewall
6 4 (1.73%) SAN
6 4 (1.73%) SNA
6 4 (1.73%) DHCP
6 4 (1.73%) DNS
7 3 (1.30%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.87%) Network Security
9 1 (0.43%) Intranet
9 1 (0.43%) IPv4
9 1 (0.43%) IPv6
9 1 (0.43%) LDAP
9 1 (0.43%) WLAN
9 1 (0.43%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.82%) DB2
2 11 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (2.16%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.30%) MS Access
5 2 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.87%) Star Schema
5 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.43%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (4.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (1.73%) TestDirector
3 3 (1.30%) ERwin
3 3 (1.30%) Synon
4 2 (0.87%) Toad
4 2 (0.87%) JIRA
5 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.43%) Redmine
5 1 (0.43%) Selenium
5 1 (0.43%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.43%) JUnit
5 1 (0.43%) MSI
5 1 (0.43%) LSMW
5 1 (0.43%) Subversion
General
1 69 (29.87%) Finance
2 20 (8.66%) Banking
3 13 (5.63%) Retail
4 7 (3.03%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.60%) Back Office
6 3 (1.30%) International Banking
6 3 (1.30%) Automotive
7 2 (0.87%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.87%) Legal
7 2 (0.87%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.43%) Czech Language
8 1 (0.43%) German Language
8 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.43%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 63 (27.27%) Analyst
2 62 (26.84%) Developer
3 35 (15.15%) AS400 Developer
4 25 (10.82%) Test Analyst
5 23 (9.96%) Consultant
6 18 (7.79%) RPG Developer
7 17 (7.36%) Programmer
8 14 (6.06%) Analyst Programmer
9 13 (5.63%) Support Analyst
10 11 (4.76%) Applications Support
11 8 (3.46%) AS400 Operator
11 8 (3.46%) COBOL Developer
11 8 (3.46%) Project Manager
12 7 (3.03%) Agile Test Analyst
12 7 (3.03%) Service Analyst
12 7 (3.03%) Service Desk Analyst
13 6 (2.60%) Applications Consultant
13 6 (2.60%) Tester
13 6 (2.60%) RPG Programmer
14 5 (2.16%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.60%) Middleware
2 5 (2.16%) HTML
2 5 (2.16%) APPC
3 2 (0.87%) SOAP
3 2 (0.87%) Web Services
3 2 (0.87%) XML
3 2 (0.87%) Flash
4 1 (0.43%) JPA
4 1 (0.43%) REST
4 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (0.43%) Java EE
4 1 (0.43%) JSON
4 1 (0.43%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.43%) JavaBeans
4 1 (0.43%) ODBC
4 1 (0.43%) Struts
4 1 (0.43%) CSS
4 1 (0.43%) JSP
4 1 (0.43%) .NET
4 1 (0.43%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 99 (42.86%) iSeries
2 19 (8.23%) Mainframe
3 5 (2.16%) PMI
3 5 (2.16%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.73%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.30%) LPAR
5 3 (1.30%) SWIFT
5 3 (1.30%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (1.30%) Replication
6 2 (0.87%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.87%) Thin Client
6 2 (0.87%) Fat Client
6 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.43%) DataPower
7 1 (0.43%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.43%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.43%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.43%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.43%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 36 (15.58%) Windows
2 20 (8.66%) UNIX
3 14 (6.06%) OS/400
4 12 (5.19%) Windows 7
5 11 (4.76%) AIX
6 10 (4.33%) Linux
7 8 (3.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (3.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (3.03%) i5/OS
9 6 (2.60%) Windows XP
10 5 (2.16%) Solaris
11 4 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (1.30%) HPUX
13 2 (0.87%) MVS
13 2 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.43%) Android
14 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.43%) zOS
14 1 (0.43%) VMS
14 1 (0.43%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (11.26%) ITIL
2 24 (10.39%) Migration
3 22 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (7.79%) Project Management
5 16 (6.93%) ERP
6 15 (6.49%) Incident Management
7 14 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (5.63%) Service Management
8 13 (5.63%) Logistics
8 13 (5.63%) Software Testing
9 12 (5.19%) PRINCE2
10 11 (4.76%) Workflow
11 9 (3.90%) Data Migration
12 7 (3.03%) Test Scripting
12 7 (3.03%) Problem Management
12 7 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (3.03%) OO
12 7 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (2.60%) UML
13 6 (2.60%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (32.90%) RPG
2 42 (18.18%) RPG IV
3 37 (16.02%) SQL
4 27 (11.69%) COBOL
5 15 (6.49%) C
6 10 (4.33%) RPG/400
7 6 (2.60%) Java
8 2 (0.87%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.87%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.43%) JCL
9 1 (0.43%) ABAP
9 1 (0.43%) VBA
9 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (4.76%) ISEB
2 8 (3.46%) PMI Certification
3 7 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (2.16%) MCP
6 4 (1.73%) MCSE
6 4 (1.73%) IBM Certification
6 4 (1.73%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (1.30%) MCITP
7 3 (1.30%) PMP
8 2 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.87%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.87%) Degree
8 2 (0.87%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.87%) HP APS
9 1 (0.43%) VCP5
9 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.43%) MCDST
9 1 (0.43%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.33%) SLA
2 6 (2.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.30%) QA
4 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.43%) GxP
System Software
1 14 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.16%) Firmware
3 4 (1.73%) VMware ESX
3 4 (1.73%) PowerHA
4 2 (0.87%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.43%) vSphere
5 1 (0.43%) Squid
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (5.63%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (3.03%) Tivoli
3 5 (2.16%) Tivoli NetView
4 4 (1.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (1.30%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.87%) OpenView
6 2 (0.87%) Control-M
6 2 (0.87%) SCOM
6 2 (0.87%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.87%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.43%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.43%) SCCM
7 1 (0.43%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.43%) OMEGAMON
7 1 (0.43%) Foglight
7 1 (0.43%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 57 (24.68%) IBM
2 34 (14.72%) Microsoft
3 19 (8.23%) HP
4 13 (5.63%) Oracle
5 10 (4.33%) Citrix
6 9 (3.90%) VMware
7 7 (3.03%) SAP
8 5 (2.16%) Intel
9 4 (1.73%) BMC
9 4 (1.73%) EMC
9 4 (1.73%) NetApp
9 4 (1.73%) JD Edwards
9 4 (1.73%) NetIQ
10 3 (1.30%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.30%) Cisco
10 3 (1.30%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.87%) SunGard
11 2 (0.87%) Unisys
11 2 (0.87%) Epicor
11 2 (0.87%) MicroStrategy
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Tank Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago