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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AS/400
Rank 491 431 472
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +41
Contract jobs citing AS400 130 183 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.33% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.72% 1.05% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 77 35
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£200 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £194 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £450 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 7
Average hourly rate £28.25 £32.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.07% +140.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.25 £26.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £32.50 £25.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +140.74%

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
17983 17463 16822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.62% 31.95% 32.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11310 10578 9959
Average daily rate £418 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 686 674 729
Average hourly rate £19.72 £20.50 £21.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.82% -6.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -75 84 £325 -4.41% 22
London -29 39 £325 -23.52% 3
Wales +1 33 £200 -27.27%
South East -22 20 £383 +27.50% 7
Cardiff +1 14 £185 -44.36%
South Wales -12 14 £185 -32.72%
South West -1 9 £210 -58.00% 2
Berkshire +6 7 £483 +93.00%
City of London -10 5 £475 +18.75% 1
East of England -11 5 £83 -69.81% 4
Hampshire -24 5 £365 +34.56%
Gloucestershire - 5 £250 - 2
Basingstoke - 5 £365 -
Buckinghamshire +1 4 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £75 - 1
Warwickshire +1 3 £318 -32.44% 1
West Midlands -5 3 £318 -30.97% 1
Milton Keynes -6 3 - - 1
Yorkshire -22 3 £438 +56.25% 2
Rugby - 3 £318 - 1
Reading - 3 £485 -
Surrey -1 2 - - 3
Scotland -12 2 £325 -
Croydon -18 2 £325 -12.75%
West Sussex - 2 £323 - 1
Crawley - 2 £323 - 1
North Yorkshire - 2 £438 - 1
Avon - 2 £210 -
East Midlands - 2 £325 -
South Coast - 2 £350 -

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 61 (31.44%) RPG
2 54 (27.84%) SQL
3 47 (24.23%) iSeries
4 43 (22.16%) Microsoft
4 43 (22.16%) Windows
5 41 (21.13%) Finance
6 33 (17.01%) Linux
7 31 (15.98%) Banking
7 31 (15.98%) DB2
8 30 (15.46%) IBM
9 28 (14.43%) UNIX
10 26 (13.40%) ISEB
11 25 (12.89%) Mainframe
12 23 (11.86%) ISTQB
13 22 (11.34%) WebSphere
14 21 (10.82%) ITIL
15 18 (9.28%) VMware
16 17 (8.76%) Retail
16 17 (8.76%) AIX
17 16 (8.25%) T-SQL
17 16 (8.25%) Citrix
18 15 (7.73%) SAP
18 15 (7.73%) Teradata
19 14 (7.22%) Change Management
19 14 (7.22%) SQL Server
19 14 (7.22%) OS/400
20 13 (6.70%) Oracle
20 13 (6.70%) Security Management
20 13 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
21 12 (6.19%) Migration

AS400
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 22 (11.34%) WebSphere
2 12 (6.19%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.55%) IIS
4 2 (1.03%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.03%) CICS
5 1 (0.52%) CMS
5 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.52%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.52%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (4.64%) MS Office
2 3 (1.55%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (5.67%) Maximo
2 5 (2.58%) Misys Equation
3 3 (1.55%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.03%) INSURE/90
4 2 (1.03%) Bond Adapt
5 1 (0.52%) SunGard GMI
5 1 (0.52%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.52%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.52%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.55%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.15%) FTP
1 10 (5.15%) TCP/IP
2 8 (4.12%) SAN
2 8 (4.12%) Firewall
2 8 (4.12%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (1.03%) WAN
3 2 (1.03%) X.400
3 2 (1.03%) LAN
4 1 (0.52%) SMS
4 1 (0.52%) HTTP
4 1 (0.52%) Internet
4 1 (0.52%) APPN
4 1 (0.52%) VPN
4 1 (0.52%) SNA
4 1 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.52%) VLAN
4 1 (0.52%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (15.98%) DB2
2 14 (7.22%) SQL Server
3 11 (5.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (3.61%) Data Mining
5 3 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.03%) Ingres
6 2 (1.03%) QlikView
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.52%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.52%) InterBase
7 1 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.52%) MySQL
7 1 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.52%) Informix
7 1 (0.52%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (1.55%) LoadRunner
1 3 (1.55%) ChangeMan
1 3 (1.55%) Subversion
1 3 (1.55%) Selenium
1 3 (1.55%) TestComplete
1 3 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (1.55%) SoapUI
2 2 (1.03%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.52%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.52%) Synon
General
1 41 (21.13%) Finance
2 31 (15.98%) Banking
3 17 (8.76%) Retail
4 12 (6.19%) Retail Banking
5 5 (2.58%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.06%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.52%) Games
7 1 (0.52%) French Language
7 1 (0.52%) German Language
7 1 (0.52%) Billing
7 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (27.32%) Developer
2 44 (22.68%) Analyst
3 32 (16.49%) AS400 Developer
4 27 (13.92%) Tester
5 17 (8.76%) RPG Developer
5 17 (8.76%) SQL Developer
6 11 (5.67%) Consultant
6 11 (5.67%) Programmer
7 9 (4.64%) Test Analyst
8 8 (4.12%) Support Analyst
8 8 (4.12%) Analyst Programmer
8 8 (4.12%) Security Analyst
8 8 (4.12%) Manual Tester
9 7 (3.61%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (3.09%) Technical Manager
10 6 (3.09%) Senior Security Analyst
10 6 (3.09%) Architect
11 5 (2.58%) Business Analyst
11 5 (2.58%) Applications Support
11 5 (2.58%) DB2 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.15%) .NET
2 4 (2.06%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (2.06%) ISPF
3 3 (1.55%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 3 (1.55%) HTML
3 3 (1.55%) EDI
3 3 (1.55%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.55%) SOAP
4 2 (1.03%) Web Services
4 2 (1.03%) EDIFACT
5 1 (0.52%) JRules
5 1 (0.52%) XML
5 1 (0.52%) ODBC
5 1 (0.52%) Middleware
5 1 (0.52%) APPC
Miscellaneous
1 47 (24.23%) iSeries
2 25 (12.89%) Mainframe
3 13 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.12%) IBM Mainframe
5 6 (3.09%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.58%) LPAR
7 3 (1.55%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.55%) VSAM
8 2 (1.03%) Derivative
8 2 (1.03%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.03%) HACMP
9 1 (0.52%) NHS
9 1 (0.52%) Replication
9 1 (0.52%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.52%) Clustering
9 1 (0.52%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.52%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.52%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.52%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 43 (22.16%) Windows
2 33 (17.01%) Linux
3 28 (14.43%) UNIX
4 17 (8.76%) AIX
5 14 (7.22%) OS/400
6 8 (4.12%) zOS
7 5 (2.58%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.55%) OS/390
8 3 (1.55%) Android
8 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.55%) Windows Vista
8 3 (1.55%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.03%) SUSE
9 2 (1.03%) VMS
9 2 (1.03%) HPUX
10 1 (0.52%) Solaris
10 1 (0.52%) NetWare
10 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (10.82%) ITIL
2 14 (7.22%) Change Management
3 13 (6.70%) Security Management
4 12 (6.19%) Migration
5 9 (4.64%) Content Management
5 9 (4.64%) Project Management
6 8 (4.12%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (4.12%) Information Security
6 8 (4.12%) Test Scripting
6 8 (4.12%) Data Migration
7 7 (3.61%) Integration Testing
7 7 (3.61%) Manual Testing
7 7 (3.61%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (3.61%) ERP
8 6 (3.09%) Incident Management
8 6 (3.09%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (3.09%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (2.58%) System Integration Testing
9 5 (2.58%) SDLC
10 4 (2.06%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 61 (31.44%) RPG
2 54 (27.84%) SQL
3 16 (8.25%) T-SQL
4 12 (6.19%) Java
5 10 (5.15%) RPG IV
6 8 (4.12%) COBOL
7 5 (2.58%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.06%) JCL
8 4 (2.06%) REXX
8 4 (2.06%) C#
9 3 (1.55%) C
9 3 (1.55%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.03%) VB
10 2 (1.03%) ActionScript
10 2 (1.03%) ActionScript 2.0
11 1 (0.52%) RPG/400
11 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (13.40%) ISEB
2 23 (11.86%) ISTQB
3 6 (3.09%) CISSP
4 2 (1.03%) Degree
5 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.52%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.64%) SLA
2 6 (3.09%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.55%) QA
4 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.06%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (2.06%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (1.55%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.03%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.03%) vSphere
5 1 (0.52%) PowerHA
5 1 (0.52%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 11 (5.67%) Tivoli
2 7 (3.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (2.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (1.55%) CA Endevor
5 2 (1.03%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.52%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 43 (22.16%) Microsoft
2 30 (15.46%) IBM
3 18 (9.28%) VMware
4 16 (8.25%) Citrix
5 15 (7.73%) SAP
5 15 (7.73%) Teradata
6 13 (6.70%) Oracle
7 5 (2.58%) Misys
7 5 (2.58%) HP
8 4 (2.06%) Cisco
9 3 (1.55%) Unisys
9 3 (1.55%) Sun
9 3 (1.55%) Ab Initio
9 3 (1.55%) Endeca
9 3 (1.55%) Google
9 3 (1.55%) Coremetrics
10 2 (1.03%) Infor
10 2 (1.03%) OpenText
10 2 (1.03%) Charles River
10 2 (1.03%) Red Hat
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