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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AS/400
Rank 505 532 446
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -86
Contract jobs citing AS400 123 77 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.15% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.74% 0.48% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 40 62
Average daily rate £300 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £173 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £521 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £39.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.70% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £39.50 -
% change year-on-year
-36.70% -

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
16608 16075 15635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.29% 31.16% 32.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10701 10009 9460
Average daily rate £425 £420 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 676 683 650
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.55 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 8 February 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
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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +42 109 £300 -9.09% 12
London +36 37 £344 -19.11% 7
South East +25 37 £288 +5.12% 1
Surrey +12 18 £288 -44.71%
East Midlands -3 15 £275 -21.42% 2
Redhill - 15 - -
Wales -7 11 £225 -30.76%
East of England +7 10 £210 -53.33% 1
South Wales -12 9 £225 -30.76%
Cardiff -15 7 £300 -
Leicestershire - 7 - - 1
Norwich - 7 - -
Norfolk - 7 - -
Kent -1 6 £210 - 1
West Midlands -8 6 £275 -11.29% 1
East Sussex - 5 - -
Leicester - 5 - - 1
City of London +52 4 £238 -40.62% 2
Birmingham -2 4 £275 -8.33% 1
Hampshire - 4 £350 -
Basingstoke - 4 £350 -
South West +5 2 £363 -
Nottinghamshire -9 2 £275 -
Scotland -11 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 £275 -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £363 -
Northampton +9 1 £375 +7.14%
Hertfordshire +7 1 - -

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 107 (43.15%) iSeries
2 102 (41.13%) IBM
3 93 (37.50%) Windows
4 88 (35.48%) RPG
5 85 (34.27%) SQL
6 68 (27.42%) DB2
7 60 (24.19%) Linux
8 52 (20.97%) Change Management
9 48 (19.35%) VMware
10 45 (18.15%) Tivoli
11 40 (16.13%) Data Centre
12 39 (15.73%) Mainframe
13 37 (14.92%) RPG IV
14 35 (14.11%) Incident Management
14 35 (14.11%) Cisco
14 35 (14.11%) Citrix
15 34 (13.71%) Finance
16 33 (13.31%) Windows Server 2008
17 31 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
18 29 (11.69%) Active Directory
19 28 (11.29%) Unix
20 26 (10.48%) Microsoft
21 25 (10.08%) IBM Mainframe
22 24 (9.68%) Banking
23 23 (9.27%) JCL
23 23 (9.27%) SQL Server
24 22 (8.87%) zOS
25 21 (8.47%) Oracle
25 21 (8.47%) ISPF
26 20 (8.06%) MS Exchange

AS400
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 20 (8.06%) MS Exchange
2 17 (6.85%) WebSphere
3 12 (4.84%) CICS
4 11 (4.44%) MQSeries
5 9 (3.63%) IIS
6 7 (2.82%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (2.82%) iPlanet
6 7 (2.82%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.61%) IBM Domino
8 2 (0.81%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (4.44%) MS Office
2 2 (0.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.81%) MS Project
3 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (4.03%) Misys Equation
2 9 (3.63%) SAP R/3
3 8 (3.23%) assyst
4 7 (2.82%) BPCS
4 7 (2.82%) BusinessWare
5 5 (2.02%) INSURE/90
6 2 (0.81%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.81%) Unica
7 1 (0.40%) ACBS
7 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.40%) Maximo
7 1 (0.40%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.23%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.40%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.05%) FTP
2 14 (5.65%) Firewall
3 12 (4.84%) LAN
4 9 (3.63%) WAN
5 8 (3.23%) TCP/IP
5 8 (3.23%) Wireless
6 7 (2.82%) Remote Desktop
7 6 (2.42%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (1.61%) SAN
9 3 (1.21%) Internet
9 3 (1.21%) NAS
10 2 (0.81%) DHCP
10 2 (0.81%) DNS
10 2 (0.81%) Intranet
10 2 (0.81%) LDAP
10 2 (0.81%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (27.42%) DB2
2 23 (9.27%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.82%) DB2 UDB
4 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.81%) DTS
5 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.81%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.40%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 11 (4.44%) ChangeMan
2 2 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.81%) TestDirector
2 2 (0.81%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.40%) JIRA
3 1 (0.40%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.40%) Selenium
3 1 (0.40%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.40%) Synon
3 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.40%) TestComplete
General
1 34 (13.71%) Finance
2 24 (9.68%) Banking
3 12 (4.84%) Retail
4 8 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.61%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.21%) Automotive
7 2 (0.81%) Back Office
7 2 (0.81%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Front Office
8 1 (0.40%) International Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Legal
8 1 (0.40%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 87 (35.08%) Analyst
2 76 (30.65%) Developer
3 63 (25.40%) AS400 Developer
4 62 (25.00%) RPG Developer
5 33 (13.31%) Linux Operator
6 31 (12.50%) Linux Specialist
7 19 (7.66%) Programmer
8 17 (6.85%) Analyst Programmer
9 14 (5.65%) Citrix Specialist
9 14 (5.65%) Support Analyst
9 14 (5.65%) VMware Specialist
10 13 (5.24%) Operations Analyst
11 12 (4.84%) Architect
11 12 (4.84%) Service Analyst
12 11 (4.44%) Service Desk Analyst
13 10 (4.03%) AS400 Support
14 9 (3.63%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
14 9 (3.63%) AS400 Programmer
14 9 (3.63%) Test Analyst
15 8 (3.23%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.47%) ISPF
2 16 (6.45%) .NET
3 7 (2.82%) MSMQ
4 6 (2.42%) XML
5 5 (2.02%) EDI
5 5 (2.02%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (1.61%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.61%) ODBC
7 2 (0.81%) HTML
7 2 (0.81%) jQuery
7 2 (0.81%) Middleware
7 2 (0.81%) SAP XI
8 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.40%) CSS
8 1 (0.40%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.40%) NHibernate
8 1 (0.40%) SOAP
8 1 (0.40%) Spring
8 1 (0.40%) Web Services
8 1 (0.40%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 107 (43.15%) iSeries
2 40 (16.13%) Data Centre
3 39 (15.73%) Mainframe
4 31 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (10.08%) IBM Mainframe
6 11 (4.44%) HACMP
7 10 (4.03%) FMCG
7 10 (4.03%) Management Information System
8 8 (3.23%) Blackberry
9 6 (2.42%) Security Operations Centre
10 4 (1.61%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.21%) CMDB
12 2 (0.81%) Life Science
12 2 (0.81%) Tandem
12 2 (0.81%) VSAM
13 1 (0.40%) Clustering
13 1 (0.40%) Computer Science
13 1 (0.40%) Driving Licence
13 1 (0.40%) Mathematics
13 1 (0.40%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 93 (37.50%) Windows
2 60 (24.19%) Linux
3 33 (13.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (11.29%) Unix
5 22 (8.87%) zOS
6 17 (6.85%) Windows 7
7 13 (5.24%) MVS
7 13 (5.24%) Windows Server
8 12 (4.84%) Windows XP
9 9 (3.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (3.23%) AIX
10 8 (3.23%) Solaris
11 5 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.81%) VME
12 2 (0.81%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.40%) Android
13 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.40%) OS/400
13 1 (0.40%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (20.97%) Change Management
2 35 (14.11%) Incident Management
3 19 (7.66%) ITIL
4 16 (6.45%) High Availability
5 15 (6.05%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (5.65%) ERP
7 13 (5.24%) Information Security
7 13 (5.24%) Vulnerability Management
8 12 (4.84%) Migration
9 10 (4.03%) Security Operations
10 9 (3.63%) Identity Access Management
10 9 (3.63%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (3.23%) Coaching
11 8 (3.23%) Knowledge Management
11 8 (3.23%) Mentoring
11 8 (3.23%) Problem Management
11 8 (3.23%) Workflow
12 7 (2.82%) Project Management
12 7 (2.82%) Regression Testing
12 7 (2.82%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 88 (35.48%) RPG
2 85 (34.27%) SQL
3 37 (14.92%) RPG IV
4 23 (9.27%) JCL
5 13 (5.24%) C#
6 12 (4.84%) COBOL
7 11 (4.44%) Shell Script
8 9 (3.63%) Java
8 9 (3.63%) REXX
9 8 (3.23%) RPG/400
10 7 (2.82%) VB
11 3 (1.21%) C
12 2 (0.81%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.81%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.81%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.81%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (5.24%) CISSP
2 8 (3.23%) Degree
3 7 (2.82%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 7 (2.82%) CCSP
3 7 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (2.82%) CISM
4 6 (2.42%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.02%) ISEB
5 5 (2.02%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (1.61%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.81%) MCP
9 1 (0.40%) MCSE
9 1 (0.40%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.42%) ISO27002
1 6 (2.42%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.61%) SLA
3 2 (0.81%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.40%) GxP
4 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.40%) QA
4 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (11.69%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.44%) Time Sharing Option
2 11 (4.44%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 10 (4.03%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 8 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (2.82%) ClearTrust
6 4 (1.61%) vSphere
7 3 (1.21%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.81%) RACF
Systems Management
1 45 (18.15%) Tivoli
2 10 (4.03%) Tivoli NetView
3 7 (2.82%) CA Single Sign-On
4 5 (2.02%) Control-M
5 4 (1.61%) Backup Exec
5 4 (1.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.81%) HP SIM
6 2 (0.81%) OMEGAMON
6 2 (0.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.40%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 102 (41.13%) IBM
2 48 (19.35%) VMware
3 35 (14.11%) Cisco
3 35 (14.11%) Citrix
4 26 (10.48%) Microsoft
5 21 (8.47%) Oracle
6 13 (5.24%) SAP
7 11 (4.44%) Misys
8 10 (4.03%) HP
9 7 (2.82%) BEA
9 7 (2.82%) CA
9 7 (2.82%) CheckPoint
9 7 (2.82%) Vitria
10 6 (2.42%) Infor
11 4 (1.61%) Intel
11 4 (1.61%) MAPICS
11 4 (1.61%) Symantec
12 3 (1.21%) JD Edwards
12 3 (1.21%) LANSA
13 2 (0.81%) arcserve
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