The first 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AS/400
Rank 469 450 424
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -26
Contract jobs citing AS400 118 88 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.18% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.85% 0.72% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 40 65
Average daily rate £375 £388 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £275 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £528 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.89% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Average hourly rate £47.00 £22.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.63% +4.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £14.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+218.64% -29.76%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13894 12270 14783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.45% 25.73% 24.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8594 7366 8606
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 553 610 744
Average hourly rate £20.50 £21.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.38% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.12 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -20.00%

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 24 April 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
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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -16 103 £370 -12.94% 7
London +2 45 £400 -6.15% 3
South East +11 28 £338 -15.62%
East of England -9 15 £250 - 2
City of London +2 12 £400 -15.78%
Berkshire -15 9 £400 -
South Wales -24 9 £438 +16.66%
Wales -34 9 £438 +16.66%
Cardiff -25 8 £475 +26.66%
Surrey - 8 £325 -
Hampshire +15 6 - -
East Midlands -14 6 - -
Norfolk - 6 £180 -
Norwich - 6 £180 -
Slough +12 5 £263 -
Essex -15 5 £400 -
North West -18 4 - -
Scotland - 4 £375 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £425 - 1
South West -16 3 £260 -16.12% 1
Glasgow - 3 £375 -
Romford - 2 £375 -
Brentwood - 2 £400 -
Basildon - 2 - -
Lancashire - 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 £300 -
Cheshire -6 1 - -
Somerset -13 1 £220 -29.03%
West Midlands -18 1 - - 1
Derbyshire -20 1 - -

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 71 (28.51%) iSeries
2 70 (28.11%) Finance
3 69 (27.71%) SQL
4 61 (24.50%) RPG
5 60 (24.10%) Windows
6 50 (20.08%) Banking
7 48 (19.28%) IBM
8 45 (18.07%) Microsoft
9 37 (14.86%) UNIX
10 35 (14.06%) Oracle
11 32 (12.85%) Linux
12 30 (12.05%) AIX
13 28 (11.24%) SQL Server
13 28 (11.24%) Tivoli
14 26 (10.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 26 (10.44%) MS Office
15 25 (10.04%) MS Excel
16 24 (9.64%) Project Management
17 23 (9.24%) Citrix
18 20 (8.03%) ERP
18 20 (8.03%) Mainframe
19 19 (7.63%) DB2
20 18 (7.23%) COBOL
20 18 (7.23%) HP
20 18 (7.23%) Migration
20 18 (7.23%) RPG IV
21 17 (6.83%) WebSphere
21 17 (6.83%) Data Protection
21 17 (6.83%) Active Directory
22 16 (6.43%) BMC

AS400
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 17 (6.83%) WebSphere
2 7 (2.81%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (2.41%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.41%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (2.01%) IIS
5 3 (1.20%) Apache
5 3 (1.20%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.80%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.80%) CICS
7 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 26 (10.44%) MS Office
2 25 (10.04%) MS Excel
3 13 (5.22%) MS Project
4 8 (3.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (4.82%) INSURE/90
2 9 (3.61%) SunGard GMI
3 8 (3.21%) SAP SD
3 8 (3.21%) SAP FI
3 8 (3.21%) SAP CRM
4 7 (2.81%) SAP MM
4 7 (2.81%) JDE OneWorld
5 6 (2.41%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (1.61%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 4 (1.61%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (1.20%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (1.20%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (1.20%) Oracle Assets
7 3 (1.20%) SAP ERP
7 3 (1.20%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (1.20%) BPCS
8 2 (0.80%) Misys Midas
9 1 (0.40%) SAP APO
9 1 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.62%) TCP/IP
1 14 (5.62%) SAN
2 9 (3.61%) FTP
3 8 (3.21%) LAN
3 8 (3.21%) WAN
4 6 (2.41%) Ethernet
5 5 (2.01%) Internet
6 4 (1.61%) SNA
6 4 (1.61%) HTTP
6 4 (1.61%) APPN
7 2 (0.80%) OSPF
7 2 (0.80%) Firewall
7 2 (0.80%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.80%) VLAN
8 1 (0.40%) SWIFTNet
8 1 (0.40%) DNS
8 1 (0.40%) SNMP
8 1 (0.40%) VPN
8 1 (0.40%) DHCP
8 1 (0.40%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.24%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.63%) DB2
3 9 (3.61%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (2.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.61%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.61%) MS Access
7 3 (1.20%) MySQL
7 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.20%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.80%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.80%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (4.42%) TestDirector
2 7 (2.81%) LSMW
3 5 (2.01%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (0.80%) Bugzilla
4 2 (0.80%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.40%) ProtoShare
5 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.40%) Visual LANSA
5 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 70 (28.11%) Finance
2 50 (20.08%) Banking
3 15 (6.02%) Manufacturing
4 13 (5.22%) Retail
5 9 (3.61%) General Ledger
6 8 (3.21%) Investment Banking
6 8 (3.21%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.81%) Legal
8 6 (2.41%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.80%) Back Office
11 1 (0.40%) Publishing
11 1 (0.40%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.40%) Marketing
11 1 (0.40%) German Language
Job Titles
1 69 (27.71%) Analyst
2 45 (18.07%) Developer
3 23 (9.24%) Support Analyst
4 20 (8.03%) Programmer
4 20 (8.03%) Administrator
4 20 (8.03%) AS400 Developer
5 19 (7.63%) Project Manager
6 17 (6.83%) Architect
7 15 (6.02%) Backup Specialist
8 12 (4.82%) Consultant
8 12 (4.82%) Solutions Architect
8 12 (4.82%) IT Administrator
9 11 (4.42%) Senior Analyst
9 11 (4.42%) Applications Support
10 10 (4.02%) Support Specialist
10 10 (4.02%) Systems Administrator
10 10 (4.02%) Test Analyst
10 10 (4.02%) Business Analyst
10 10 (4.02%) AS400 Support
11 9 (3.61%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.22%) XML
2 9 (3.61%) .NET
3 8 (3.21%) BAPI
4 6 (2.41%) HTML
5 5 (2.01%) J2EE
6 4 (1.61%) APPC
7 3 (1.20%) SOAP
7 3 (1.20%) Web Services
7 3 (1.20%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (1.20%) Middleware
8 2 (0.80%) CSS
9 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.40%) XSD
9 1 (0.40%) XSLT
9 1 (0.40%) EDI
9 1 (0.40%) FIXML
9 1 (0.40%) Web Dynpro
9 1 (0.40%) SAP Smart Forms
9 1 (0.40%) SAP XI
9 1 (0.40%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 71 (28.51%) iSeries
2 20 (8.03%) Mainframe
3 7 (2.81%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.81%) Blackberry
3 7 (2.81%) Reference Data
4 6 (2.41%) Data Conversion
4 6 (2.41%) Derivative
5 5 (2.01%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.20%) Replication
7 3 (1.20%) PMI
7 3 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.40%) GIS
8 1 (0.40%) PACS
8 1 (0.40%) Tandem
8 1 (0.40%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 60 (24.10%) Windows
2 37 (14.86%) UNIX
3 32 (12.85%) Linux
4 30 (12.05%) AIX
5 14 (5.62%) Solaris
6 11 (4.42%) OS/400
7 7 (2.81%) HPUX
7 7 (2.81%) Windows 7
8 6 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (2.01%) i5/OS
9 5 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.61%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.20%) SUSE
11 3 (1.20%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.80%) OS/390
12 2 (0.80%) zOS
13 1 (0.40%) VMS
13 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (9.64%) Project Management
2 20 (8.03%) ERP
3 18 (7.23%) Migration
4 17 (6.83%) Data Protection
5 16 (6.43%) Information Security
5 16 (6.43%) Service Management
6 15 (6.02%) CRM
6 15 (6.02%) Service Delivery
6 15 (6.02%) Software Architecture
6 15 (6.02%) IT Governance
6 15 (6.02%) Technical Analysis
7 12 (4.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (4.82%) OO
8 11 (4.42%) ITIL
8 11 (4.42%) ETL
9 10 (4.02%) Quality Management
10 9 (3.61%) Change Management
10 9 (3.61%) Workflow
10 9 (3.61%) Test Scripting
10 9 (3.61%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 69 (27.71%) SQL
2 61 (24.50%) RPG
3 18 (7.23%) RPG IV
3 18 (7.23%) COBOL
4 13 (5.22%) Java
5 10 (4.02%) VBA
6 9 (3.61%) C
7 7 (2.81%) T-SQL
8 6 (2.41%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.01%) VBScript
9 5 (2.01%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.20%) Perl
10 3 (1.20%) PHP
10 3 (1.20%) RPG/400
11 2 (0.80%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.80%) VB
11 2 (0.80%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.40%) SAPscript
12 1 (0.40%) ABAP
12 1 (0.40%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (3.61%) ISEB
2 8 (3.21%) Degree
3 4 (1.61%) IBM Certification
4 3 (1.20%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (1.20%) CISSP
4 3 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.20%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.80%) CCNP
5 2 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.80%) CCA
5 2 (0.80%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.40%) CISA
6 1 (0.40%) GIAC
6 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.02%) ISO 9001
2 9 (3.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 9 (3.61%) QA
3 8 (3.21%) Data Quality
4 7 (2.81%) SLA
5 2 (0.80%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.80%) ISO 9002
5 2 (0.80%) GxP
6 1 (0.40%) FATCA
System Software
1 17 (6.83%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.62%) VMware ESX
3 4 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.61%) PowerHA
4 3 (1.20%) vSphere
5 2 (0.80%) SRDF
5 2 (0.80%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.40%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.40%) RACF
Systems Management
1 28 (11.24%) Tivoli
2 26 (10.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 11 (4.42%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.61%) Tivoli NetView
5 3 (1.20%) BladeLogic
5 3 (1.20%) SCOM
6 2 (0.80%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.80%) Control-M
6 2 (0.80%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.80%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.40%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 48 (19.28%) IBM
2 45 (18.07%) Microsoft
3 35 (14.06%) Oracle
4 23 (9.24%) Citrix
5 18 (7.23%) HP
6 16 (6.43%) BMC
7 15 (6.02%) SAP
8 13 (5.22%) NetApp
9 12 (4.82%) JD Edwards
10 11 (4.42%) VMware
11 9 (3.61%) SunGard
12 7 (2.81%) Informatica
13 6 (2.41%) Cisco
14 4 (1.61%) NetIQ
14 4 (1.61%) Red Hat
14 4 (1.61%) Remedy
15 3 (1.20%) SolarWinds
15 3 (1.20%) Business Objects
15 3 (1.20%) Hitachi
15 3 (1.20%) EMC
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Rate: £275.00 per day
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