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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AS/400
Rank 441 456 501
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +45
Contract jobs citing AS400 171 130 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.25% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.97% 0.79% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 47 48
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£345 £365 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.47% +6.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £232 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £522 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £263 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 4
Average hourly rate £25.25 £29.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.40% +18.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £17.95 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £50.00 £46.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £22.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+40.44% +78.00%

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
17586 16390 17257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.53% 31.06% 29.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10697 10107 9986
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 732 670 874
Average hourly rate £18.73 £18.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.02% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +6 136 £350 -6.66% 11
London +18 57 £400 - 2
South East +12 40 £350 +16.66% 2
Hampshire +16 28 £350 +16.66% 1
Wales -10 14 £315 -3.07%
East of England -12 14 £320 - 1
South Wales -2 12 £315 -3.07%
Southampton - 11 £350 - 1
City of London +25 10 £375 -6.25%
North West -2 9 - - 3
Cheshire +15 7 - - 1
Surrey 0 6 £350 -
West Midlands -20 5 £470 -
Berkshire -7 4 £376 -14.17%
Scotland -11 4 £265 -
Cardiff -12 4 £370 +13.84%
South West -43 4 £500 - 1
North East -34 3 £550 - 1
East Midlands 0 2 - - 1
Kent -4 2 £325 +35.41% 1
Newport - 2 £355 -
Warwickshire - 2 £485 -
Tyne and Wear -33 1 - - 1
Somerset - 1 £500 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Stirling - - - -
Swindon - - - -

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 148 (45.82%) iSeries
2 107 (33.13%) Finance
3 89 (27.55%) RPG
4 56 (17.34%) Microsoft
5 55 (17.03%) IBM
6 54 (16.72%) Windows
7 52 (16.10%) RPG IV
7 52 (16.10%) Banking
8 45 (13.93%) SQL
9 40 (12.38%) Mainframe
10 37 (11.46%) UNIX
11 35 (10.84%) WebSphere
12 29 (8.98%) Active Directory
13 28 (8.67%) Agile Software Development
14 27 (8.36%) MS Office
14 27 (8.36%) ITIL
14 27 (8.36%) Migration
15 25 (7.74%) UML
15 25 (7.74%) Oracle
16 24 (7.43%) FTP
16 24 (7.43%) Project Management
17 23 (7.12%) ERP
18 22 (6.81%) Linux
18 22 (6.81%) PRINCE2
19 21 (6.50%) MS Excel
19 21 (6.50%) HP
19 21 (6.50%) Citrix
19 21 (6.50%) Middleware
20 20 (6.19%) AIX
20 20 (6.19%) C

AS400
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 35 (10.84%) WebSphere
2 11 (3.41%) MQSeries
3 10 (3.10%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (2.79%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.55%) IIS
6 4 (1.24%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.24%) Apache
6 4 (1.24%) SAS
7 3 (0.93%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.62%) TIBCO EMS
8 2 (0.62%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.31%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 27 (8.36%) MS Office
2 21 (6.50%) MS Excel
3 11 (3.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.79%) MS Project
5 3 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (5.26%) BPCS
2 10 (3.10%) JDE OneWorld
3 8 (2.48%) Misys Midas
4 7 (2.17%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 5 (1.55%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.93%) PRMS
6 3 (0.93%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.93%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.93%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.93%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (0.93%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.62%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.62%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.62%) SAP GRC
7 2 (0.62%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.62%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.62%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.31%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.31%) SAP APO
8 1 (0.31%) Movex
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.43%) FTP
2 19 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.17%) HTTP
4 6 (1.86%) Firewall
4 6 (1.86%) Internet
5 4 (1.24%) SAN
6 3 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.62%) WAN
7 2 (0.62%) LAN
7 2 (0.62%) DNS
7 2 (0.62%) DHCP
7 2 (0.62%) APPN
8 1 (0.31%) RTP
8 1 (0.31%) OSPF
8 1 (0.31%) Intranet
8 1 (0.31%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.31%) SMS
8 1 (0.31%) IPv4
8 1 (0.31%) IPv6
8 1 (0.31%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (4.02%) DB2
3 12 (3.72%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (0.93%) SAP BW
4 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.62%) QlikView
5 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.62%) Base SAS
5 2 (0.62%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.62%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.62%) MySQL
5 2 (0.62%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.31%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.31%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 8 (2.48%) TestDirector
2 6 (1.86%) Selenium
3 5 (1.55%) ERwin
3 5 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.24%) TestNG
4 4 (1.24%) JUnit
5 3 (0.93%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (0.93%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.62%) Subversion
6 2 (0.62%) JIRA
6 2 (0.62%) TortoiseSVN
6 2 (0.62%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.62%) PVCS
6 2 (0.62%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.62%) Toad
6 2 (0.62%) JMeter
6 2 (0.62%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.31%) MSI
7 1 (0.31%) Ant
7 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
General
1 107 (33.13%) Finance
2 52 (16.10%) Banking
3 13 (4.02%) Financial Institution
4 10 (3.10%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.17%) Retail
6 6 (1.86%) Back Office
6 6 (1.86%) Legal
7 4 (1.24%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.24%) International Banking
7 4 (1.24%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.93%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.62%) German Language
9 2 (0.62%) Automotive
10 1 (0.31%) Front Office
10 1 (0.31%) Marketing
10 1 (0.31%) Czech Language
10 1 (0.31%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.31%) French Language
10 1 (0.31%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 96 (29.72%) Analyst
2 73 (22.60%) Developer
3 42 (13.00%) AS400 Developer
4 26 (8.05%) Project Manager
4 26 (8.05%) Test Analyst
5 25 (7.74%) Technical Support
6 24 (7.43%) Programmer
6 24 (7.43%) Consultant
7 23 (7.12%) RPG Developer
8 20 (6.19%) Analyst Programmer
9 16 (4.95%) Architect
9 16 (4.95%) Business Analyst
9 16 (4.95%) Tester
10 15 (4.64%) Applications Support
11 14 (4.33%) Support Analyst
12 13 (4.02%) AS400 Support
13 12 (3.72%) Administrator
14 9 (2.79%) COBOL Developer
15 8 (2.48%) Operations Analyst
15 8 (2.48%) RPG Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.50%) Middleware
2 17 (5.26%) Web Services
3 16 (4.95%) .NET
4 15 (4.64%) J2EE
4 15 (4.64%) XML
5 9 (2.79%) SOAP
6 7 (2.17%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (1.55%) HTML
7 5 (1.55%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 4 (1.24%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.93%) BAPI
9 3 (0.93%) RESTful
9 3 (0.93%) JSON
10 2 (0.62%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (0.62%) WCF
10 2 (0.62%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (0.62%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.62%) CSS
10 2 (0.62%) EDI
10 2 (0.62%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 148 (45.82%) iSeries
2 40 (12.38%) Mainframe
3 13 (4.02%) PMI
4 9 (2.79%) Clustering
4 9 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.48%) SecurID
5 8 (2.48%) VAX
5 8 (2.48%) Hedge funds
6 7 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.86%) SWIFT
8 5 (1.55%) DataPower
9 3 (0.93%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.93%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.93%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (0.93%) Derivative
9 3 (0.93%) CMDB
10 2 (0.62%) Tandem
10 2 (0.62%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.62%) Market Risk
10 2 (0.62%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 54 (16.72%) Windows
2 37 (11.46%) UNIX
3 22 (6.81%) Linux
4 20 (6.19%) AIX
5 16 (4.95%) Windows 7
6 11 (3.41%) OS/400
6 11 (3.41%) Solaris
7 10 (3.10%) VMS
8 6 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.86%) zOS
8 6 (1.86%) MVS
8 6 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.24%) SUSE
10 3 (0.93%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.62%) i5/OS
11 2 (0.62%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.31%) HPUX
12 1 (0.31%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (8.67%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (8.36%) ITIL
2 27 (8.36%) Migration
3 25 (7.74%) UML
4 24 (7.43%) Project Management
5 23 (7.12%) ERP
6 22 (6.81%) PRINCE2
7 18 (5.57%) Change Management
8 13 (4.02%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (4.02%) Waterfall
8 13 (4.02%) Business Analysis
9 12 (3.72%) Incident Management
9 12 (3.72%) OO
9 12 (3.72%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (3.41%) SOA
10 11 (3.41%) Use Case
11 10 (3.10%) Mentoring
11 10 (3.10%) Data Modelling
12 9 (2.79%) Test Scripting
12 9 (2.79%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (27.55%) RPG
2 52 (16.10%) RPG IV
3 45 (13.93%) SQL
4 20 (6.19%) C
4 20 (6.19%) COBOL
5 15 (4.64%) RPG/400
6 11 (3.41%) Java
7 5 (1.55%) C#
8 3 (0.93%) ABAP
9 2 (0.62%) Delphi
9 2 (0.62%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.62%) Perl
9 2 (0.62%) PHP
9 2 (0.62%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.62%) SAPscript
10 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (4.33%) PMI Certification
2 13 (4.02%) ISEB
2 13 (4.02%) ISTQB
3 11 (3.41%) CCA
4 7 (2.17%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.86%) Degree
5 6 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (1.55%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.93%) CISSP
7 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.31%) CCNP
9 1 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.31%) PMP
9 1 (0.31%) MCSE
9 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.31%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.72%) SLA
2 9 (2.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.55%) QA
4 3 (0.93%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.93%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.31%) GxP
System Software
1 29 (8.98%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.24%) vSphere
3 4 (1.24%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.31%) SRDF
4 1 (0.31%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (0.31%) Squid
Systems Management
1 12 (3.72%) HP SIM
1 12 (3.72%) OpenView
2 11 (3.41%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (3.10%) NetBackup
3 10 (3.10%) Control-M
3 10 (3.10%) Tivoli
3 10 (3.10%) Tivoli NetView
4 8 (2.48%) Backup Exec
4 8 (2.48%) Netcool
4 8 (2.48%) BMC PATROL
4 8 (2.48%) Legato
5 5 (1.55%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (1.24%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.62%) SCCM
7 2 (0.62%) SCOM
8 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.31%) Foglight
8 1 (0.31%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.31%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 56 (17.34%) Microsoft
2 55 (17.03%) IBM
3 25 (7.74%) Oracle
4 21 (6.50%) HP
4 21 (6.50%) Citrix
5 16 (4.95%) SAP
6 13 (4.02%) JD Edwards
7 10 (3.10%) EMC
8 9 (2.79%) VMware
9 8 (2.48%) Wall Street Systems
9 8 (2.48%) Veritas
9 8 (2.48%) Remedy
10 5 (1.55%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.55%) Informatica
11 4 (1.24%) BMC
12 3 (0.93%) TIBCO
12 3 (0.93%) Symantec
12 3 (0.93%) SunGard
12 3 (0.93%) Dell
12 3 (0.93%) Avaya
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