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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AS/400
Rank 558 522 459
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -63
Contract jobs citing AS400 87 140 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.24% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 0.73% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 79 62
Median daily rate £325 £203 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.49% -38.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £179 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £444 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £200 £320
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 16
Median hourly rate £20.00 £23.25 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.97% -17.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £22.00 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.40 £28.25 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -30.76%

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
18030 19074 18272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.37% 32.55% 32.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11630 11952 10928
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 686 780 774
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +6.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +5.26%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 31 August 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
(Click see detailed
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 -17 73 £350 - 3
London -27 31 £450 +34.32%
South East +2 27 £313 -13.79%
Berkshire +18 16 £434 -10.56%
Cardiff +16 7 £375 +102.70%
South Wales +14 7 £375 +102.70%
Wales +2 7 £375 +102.70%
Docklands, London - 6 - -
Slough +10 5 £300 -
Scotland +15 4 £298 -8.46%
Kent +9 4 £250 +25.00%
North East -12 4 £211 +75.41%
Surrey -13 4 £288 +41.97%
Newcastle upon Tyne -18 4 £211 +75.41%
Tyne and Wear -21 4 £211 +75.41%
Yorkshire +4 3 £313 -37.50%
Leeds +2 3 £313 -
West Yorkshire +1 3 £313 -37.50%
West Midlands -29 3 - - 1
Coventry - 3 - -
South West +12 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Strathclyde - 2 £270 -
Leicestershire - 2 - -
West Malling - 2 £263 -
Leicester - 2 - -
City of London +22 1 £325 -27.77%
Buckinghamshire +14 1 - -
Milton Keynes +9 1 - -
Hampshire +7 1 £350 -8.49%

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 59 (34.10%) iSeries
2 56 (32.37%) RPG
3 52 (30.06%) SQL
4 46 (26.59%) Finance
5 44 (25.43%) IBM
6 42 (24.28%) Windows
7 30 (17.34%) DB2
8 28 (16.18%) Migration
9 26 (15.03%) Linux
10 25 (14.45%) ITIL
10 25 (14.45%) Mainframe
11 24 (13.87%) Unix
12 21 (12.14%) Data Centre
13 19 (10.98%) Change Management
14 18 (10.40%) Oracle
14 18 (10.40%) HP
15 17 (9.83%) Project Management
15 17 (9.83%) SAP
16 16 (9.25%) COBOL
16 16 (9.25%) MCP
17 14 (8.09%) .NET
17 14 (8.09%) Tivoli
18 13 (7.51%) Citrix
18 13 (7.51%) Microsoft Certification
18 13 (7.51%) MCSE
18 13 (7.51%) VMware
18 13 (7.51%) Incident Management
18 13 (7.51%) Windows 7
19 12 (6.94%) Performance Tuning
19 12 (6.94%) TCP/IP

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 7 (4.05%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.31%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.16%) CICS
3 2 (1.16%) Tuxedo
3 2 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.58%) Confluence
4 1 (0.58%) IIS
4 1 (0.58%) JBoss
4 1 (0.58%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.58%) nginx
4 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (6.36%) MS Office
2 6 (3.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (3.47%) JDE World
2 4 (2.31%) SAP APO
2 4 (2.31%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.73%) Misys Midas
4 2 (1.16%) BPCS
4 2 (1.16%) SAP CRM
4 2 (1.16%) SAP ERP
4 2 (1.16%) SAP MDM
4 2 (1.16%) SAP MM
4 2 (1.16%) SAP SD
4 2 (1.16%) Unica
5 1 (0.58%) INSURE/90
5 1 (0.58%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.58%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.05%) Mimecast
2 2 (1.16%) SaaS
3 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.94%) TCP/IP
2 10 (5.78%) LAN
3 9 (5.20%) WAN
4 7 (4.05%) Wireless
5 5 (2.89%) FTP
5 5 (2.89%) Internet
5 5 (2.89%) Intranet
6 3 (1.73%) CTI
6 3 (1.73%) SAN
7 2 (1.16%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.58%) 3G
8 1 (0.58%) DHCP
8 1 (0.58%) DNS
8 1 (0.58%) Network Security
8 1 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (17.34%) DB2
2 12 (6.94%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.47%) IBM InfoSphere
4 4 (2.31%) SAP Data Services
4 4 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.16%) DataStage
5 2 (1.16%) DTS
5 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.58%) MySQL
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (2.31%) Cucumber
1 4 (2.31%) HP UFT
1 4 (2.31%) LSMW
1 4 (2.31%) Selenium
1 4 (2.31%) WinRunner
2 3 (1.73%) ChangeMan
2 3 (1.73%) JIRA
3 1 (0.58%) Ant
3 1 (0.58%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.58%) Maven
3 1 (0.58%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.58%) PVCS
3 1 (0.58%) Serena SBM
3 1 (0.58%) Subversion
3 1 (0.58%) Synon
3 1 (0.58%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.58%) Vagrant
General
1 46 (26.59%) Finance
2 10 (5.78%) Banking
3 9 (5.20%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.05%) Legal
5 6 (3.47%) Retail
6 2 (1.16%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.58%) Electronics
7 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.58%) Games
7 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.58%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (26.59%) Analyst
2 38 (21.97%) Developer
3 30 (17.34%) RPG Developer
4 28 (16.18%) AS400 Developer
5 15 (8.67%) AS400 Support
6 14 (8.09%) Programmer
7 12 (6.94%) Consultant
8 11 (6.36%) AS400 Operator
9 10 (5.78%) Test Analyst
10 9 (5.20%) Project Manager
11 8 (4.62%) Administrator
11 8 (4.62%) AS400 Programmer
11 8 (4.62%) COBOL Programmer
11 8 (4.62%) Service Analyst
11 8 (4.62%) Service Desk Analyst
12 7 (4.05%) Linux Operator
13 6 (3.47%) Architect
13 6 (3.47%) AS400 Administrator
13 6 (3.47%) Business Analyst
14 5 (2.89%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.09%) .NET
2 10 (5.78%) Middleware
3 6 (3.47%) ISPF
4 5 (2.89%) EDI
5 4 (2.31%) BAPI
5 4 (2.31%) Gherkin
5 4 (2.31%) ODBC
6 3 (1.73%) HTML
7 2 (1.16%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.16%) HTML5
7 2 (1.16%) SAP XI
7 2 (1.16%) Web Services
7 2 (1.16%) WPF
7 2 (1.16%) XML
8 1 (0.58%) LAMP
8 1 (0.58%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (0.58%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 59 (34.10%) iSeries
2 25 (14.45%) Mainframe
3 21 (12.14%) Data Centre
4 10 (5.78%) Management Information System
5 9 (5.20%) Blackberry
5 9 (5.20%) Computer Science
5 9 (5.20%) IBM Mainframe
5 9 (5.20%) Tandem
6 8 (4.62%) User Experience
7 7 (4.05%) Mathematics
8 6 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (2.31%) Client/Server
9 4 (2.31%) Data Conversion
9 4 (2.31%) Data Extraction
9 4 (2.31%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.73%) HACMP
10 3 (1.73%) IVR
11 2 (1.16%) iPad
11 2 (1.16%) LPAR
11 2 (1.16%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 42 (24.28%) Windows
2 26 (15.03%) Linux
3 24 (13.87%) Unix
4 13 (7.51%) Windows 7
5 11 (6.36%) Apple iOS
5 11 (6.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (5.78%) OS/400
7 9 (5.20%) Windows XP
8 7 (4.05%) AIX
8 7 (4.05%) Windows Server
9 6 (3.47%) zOS
10 3 (1.73%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.58%) HPUX
11 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.58%) Solaris
11 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.58%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (16.18%) Migration
2 25 (14.45%) ITIL
3 19 (10.98%) Change Management
4 17 (9.83%) Project Management
5 13 (7.51%) Incident Management
6 12 (6.94%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (5.78%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (5.78%) ETL
8 9 (5.20%) Coaching
8 9 (5.20%) Data Migration
8 9 (5.20%) ITSM
8 9 (5.20%) Network Management
8 9 (5.20%) SAP Security
8 9 (5.20%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (4.62%) High Availability
9 8 (4.62%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (4.05%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (4.05%) SDLC
10 7 (4.05%) Test Scripting
10 7 (4.05%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (32.37%) RPG
2 52 (30.06%) SQL
3 16 (9.25%) COBOL
4 11 (6.36%) Java
5 10 (5.78%) C
5 10 (5.78%) RPG IV
6 8 (4.62%) JCL
7 7 (4.05%) Shell Script
8 5 (2.89%) C++
8 5 (2.89%) RPG/400
9 4 (2.31%) REXX
9 4 (2.31%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.73%) C#
11 2 (1.16%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.16%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.58%) Python
12 1 (0.58%) Ruby
12 1 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (9.25%) MCP
2 13 (7.51%) MCSE
2 13 (7.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (5.20%) CCNA
3 9 (5.20%) CCNP
3 9 (5.20%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (5.20%) Degree
3 9 (5.20%) MCDBA
4 8 (4.62%) ISEB
4 8 (4.62%) Security Cleared
5 7 (4.05%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.31%) ISTQB
6 4 (2.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (2.31%) MCDST
7 2 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.58%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.78%) SLA
2 9 (5.20%) QA
3 5 (2.89%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.73%) GxP
5 2 (1.16%) SEPA
6 1 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.58%) GMP
6 1 (0.58%) MiFID
6 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (6.94%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.05%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 7 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.89%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (2.31%) Time Sharing Option
5 2 (1.16%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 1 (0.58%) Docker
6 1 (0.58%) Firmware
6 1 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.58%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (8.09%) Tivoli
2 9 (5.20%) OpenView
3 7 (4.05%) Backup Exec
3 7 (4.05%) HP SIM
3 7 (4.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (2.89%) SCCM
4 5 (2.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.16%) Control-M
5 2 (1.16%) Tivoli NetView
6 1 (0.58%) Ansible
6 1 (0.58%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.58%) Nagios
6 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.58%) OVSD
6 1 (0.58%) Puppet
6 1 (0.58%) Scalr
6 1 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.58%) WMI
Vendors
1 44 (25.43%) IBM
2 18 (10.40%) HP
2 18 (10.40%) Oracle
3 17 (9.83%) SAP
4 13 (7.51%) Citrix
4 13 (7.51%) VMware
5 11 (6.36%) Microsoft
6 10 (5.78%) Cisco
7 9 (5.20%) JD Edwards
8 8 (4.62%) Avaya
9 7 (4.05%) Becrypt
9 7 (4.05%) Symantec
10 5 (2.89%) CommVault
10 5 (2.89%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.31%) Sybase
12 2 (1.16%) Cognos
12 2 (1.16%) Fundtech
12 2 (1.16%) Informatica
12 2 (1.16%) Intel
12 2 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
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