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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AS/400
Rank 414 452 486
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +34
Contract jobs citing AS400 189 121 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.32% 0.88% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 43 57
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £250 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £516 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 4
Average hourly rate £26.50 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £13.50 £10.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £50.00 £46.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £17.75 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+83.09% +42.00%

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
14338 13715 14464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.46% 26.14% 24.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 8593 8388 8401
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 620 612 795
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.25 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.49% -25.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -39.65%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +15 140 £345 -8.00% 4
London +23 69 £413 +3.12%
South East -4 33 £345 +9.43% 3
Wales +6 24 £250 -35.48%
Hampshire +13 23 £330 +10.00%
South Wales +7 22 £250 -35.48%
East of England -13 14 £320 -
City of London +25 10 £400 -
Southampton - 10 £340 -
Cardiff -1 9 £315 -18.70%
West Midlands -14 7 £470 +88.00%
Berkshire -15 6 £250 -23.07%
North West +3 5 - -
South West -36 5 £500 - 1
Scotland -17 4 - -
Milton Keynes +4 3 £368 -
Buckinghamshire -2 3 £368 -
North East -19 3 - -
Birmingham - 3 - -
Yorkshire +1 2 £280 -6.66%
Warwickshire -4 2 £485 +94.00%
Slough -14 2 £250 -
Tyne and Wear -24 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
Surrey -5 1 £350 - 2
Bedfordshire -21 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £500 -
Essex - 1 £200 -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 137 (44.34%) iSeries
2 103 (33.33%) Finance
3 76 (24.60%) RPG
4 58 (18.77%) Microsoft
4 58 (18.77%) Banking
5 56 (18.12%) Windows
6 54 (17.48%) IBM
7 45 (14.56%) RPG IV
8 43 (13.92%) SQL
9 37 (11.97%) Mainframe
10 32 (10.36%) UNIX
10 32 (10.36%) Active Directory
10 32 (10.36%) WebSphere
11 28 (9.06%) MS Office
12 25 (8.09%) Oracle
12 25 (8.09%) UML
12 25 (8.09%) MS Excel
13 24 (7.77%) ITIL
13 24 (7.77%) ERP
13 24 (7.77%) Project Management
13 24 (7.77%) Migration
14 23 (7.44%) Linux
14 23 (7.44%) FTP
15 22 (7.12%) TCP/IP
15 22 (7.12%) Citrix
16 21 (6.80%) PRINCE2
16 21 (6.80%) HP
17 20 (6.47%) AIX
17 20 (6.47%) Middleware
18 19 (6.15%) COBOL

AS400
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 32 (10.36%) WebSphere
2 10 (3.24%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (2.91%) MQSeries
3 9 (2.91%) MS Exchange
4 7 (2.27%) IIS
5 4 (1.29%) Apache
5 4 (1.29%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.29%) SAS
6 3 (0.97%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.65%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.65%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 28 (9.06%) MS Office
2 25 (8.09%) MS Excel
3 12 (3.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (3.24%) MS Project
5 4 (1.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (4.21%) BPCS
2 10 (3.24%) JDE OneWorld
3 7 (2.27%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 6 (1.94%) Misys Midas
5 5 (1.62%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.97%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.97%) PRMS
6 3 (0.97%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.97%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.97%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.97%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.65%) SAP GRC
7 2 (0.65%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.65%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.65%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.65%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.65%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.32%) SAP APO
8 1 (0.32%) Movex
8 1 (0.32%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.44%) FTP
2 22 (7.12%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.94%) HTTP
3 6 (1.94%) SAN
3 6 (1.94%) Firewall
4 4 (1.29%) Ethernet
4 4 (1.29%) Internet
5 3 (0.97%) LAN
5 3 (0.97%) WAN
5 3 (0.97%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.65%) VLAN
6 2 (0.65%) DHCP
6 2 (0.65%) OSPF
6 2 (0.65%) APPN
6 2 (0.65%) DNS
7 1 (0.32%) IPv4
7 1 (0.32%) IPv6
7 1 (0.32%) RTP
7 1 (0.32%) SMS
7 1 (0.32%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.50%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.18%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (3.24%) DB2
4 3 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (0.97%) SAP BW
4 3 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.65%) QlikView
5 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.65%) Base SAS
5 2 (0.65%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.65%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.65%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (0.65%) MySQL
5 2 (0.65%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (3.24%) TestDirector
2 6 (1.94%) Selenium
3 5 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.29%) TestNG
4 4 (1.29%) JUnit
5 3 (0.97%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (0.97%) ERwin
5 3 (0.97%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.65%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.65%) TortoiseSVN
6 2 (0.65%) Subversion
6 2 (0.65%) JIRA
6 2 (0.65%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.65%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.65%) PVCS
6 2 (0.65%) JMeter
6 2 (0.65%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.32%) Visual LANSA
7 1 (0.32%) LSMW
7 1 (0.32%) Ant
General
1 103 (33.33%) Finance
2 58 (18.77%) Banking
3 12 (3.88%) Financial Institution
4 11 (3.56%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.27%) Retail
5 7 (2.27%) Legal
6 6 (1.94%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.29%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.29%) International Banking
8 3 (0.97%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.65%) Back Office
9 2 (0.65%) German Language
10 1 (0.32%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.32%) Front Office
10 1 (0.32%) Publishing
10 1 (0.32%) Automotive
10 1 (0.32%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.32%) Marketing
10 1 (0.32%) Czech Language
10 1 (0.32%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 98 (31.72%) Analyst
2 54 (17.48%) Developer
3 32 (10.36%) AS400 Developer
4 29 (9.39%) Project Manager
5 25 (8.09%) Consultant
6 24 (7.77%) Technical Support
7 23 (7.44%) Business Analyst
8 21 (6.80%) Test Analyst
9 20 (6.47%) Programmer
9 20 (6.47%) Support Analyst
10 18 (5.83%) RPG Developer
11 16 (5.18%) Administrator
11 16 (5.18%) Tester
12 15 (4.85%) Analyst Programmer
13 14 (4.53%) Architect
13 14 (4.53%) AS400 Support
14 11 (3.56%) Systems Administrator
14 11 (3.56%) Applications Support
15 10 (3.24%) Technical Project Manager
15 10 (3.24%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.47%) Middleware
2 19 (6.15%) .NET
3 17 (5.50%) Web Services
4 16 (5.18%) J2EE
5 15 (4.85%) XML
6 8 (2.59%) SOAP
7 6 (1.94%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (1.62%) HTML
9 4 (1.29%) .NET Framework
9 4 (1.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 3 (0.97%) BAPI
10 3 (0.97%) JSON
10 3 (0.97%) RESTful
11 2 (0.65%) EDI
11 2 (0.65%) FIX Protocol
11 2 (0.65%) WCF
11 2 (0.65%) SAP XI
11 2 (0.65%) Oracle Fusion
11 2 (0.65%) JRockit
11 2 (0.65%) APPC
Miscellaneous
1 137 (44.34%) iSeries
2 37 (11.97%) Mainframe
3 12 (3.88%) PMI
4 9 (2.91%) Clustering
5 8 (2.59%) SecurID
5 8 (2.59%) VAX
5 8 (2.59%) Hedge funds
6 7 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.29%) DataPower
7 4 (1.29%) SWIFT
7 4 (1.29%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.97%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.97%) Replication
8 3 (0.97%) Derivative
8 3 (0.97%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (0.97%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.65%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.65%) LPAR
9 2 (0.65%) Open Source
9 2 (0.65%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 56 (18.12%) Windows
2 32 (10.36%) UNIX
3 23 (7.44%) Linux
4 20 (6.47%) AIX
5 16 (5.18%) Windows 7
6 11 (3.56%) Solaris
6 11 (3.56%) OS/400
7 10 (3.24%) VMS
8 8 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.94%) SUSE
11 5 (1.62%) zOS
12 4 (1.29%) MVS
13 3 (0.97%) i5/OS
13 3 (0.97%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.65%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.32%) HPUX
15 1 (0.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (8.09%) UML
2 24 (7.77%) ITIL
2 24 (7.77%) ERP
2 24 (7.77%) Project Management
2 24 (7.77%) Migration
3 21 (6.80%) PRINCE2
4 14 (4.53%) Business Analysis
4 14 (4.53%) Use Case
5 13 (4.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (4.21%) Change Management
6 12 (3.88%) OO
6 12 (3.88%) SOA
6 12 (3.88%) Test Scripting
7 11 (3.56%) Waterfall
7 11 (3.56%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (3.24%) Content Management
8 10 (3.24%) Incident Management
9 8 (2.59%) ETL
9 8 (2.59%) Data Modelling
9 8 (2.59%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 76 (24.60%) RPG
2 45 (14.56%) RPG IV
3 43 (13.92%) SQL
4 19 (6.15%) COBOL
5 16 (5.18%) C
6 12 (3.88%) RPG/400
7 9 (2.91%) Java
8 5 (1.62%) C#
9 2 (0.65%) Delphi
9 2 (0.65%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.65%) Perl
9 2 (0.65%) PHP
9 2 (0.65%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.65%) ABAP
9 2 (0.65%) VBA
9 2 (0.65%) SAPscript
10 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (4.21%) ISEB
1 13 (4.21%) PMI Certification
1 13 (4.21%) ISTQB
2 11 (3.56%) CCA
3 8 (2.59%) Degree
4 6 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.62%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.97%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.97%) CISSP
7 2 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.65%) CCNP
7 2 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.32%) MCDST
8 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.32%) MCSE
8 1 (0.32%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.88%) SLA
2 9 (2.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (2.27%) QA
4 5 (1.62%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.29%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.97%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.32%) GxP
System Software
1 32 (10.36%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.94%) VMware ESX
2 6 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.94%) vSphere
3 2 (0.65%) SRDF
3 2 (0.65%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.32%) Squid
Systems Management
1 13 (4.21%) Tivoli
2 12 (3.88%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (3.24%) Tivoli NetView
3 10 (3.24%) OpenView
3 10 (3.24%) HP SIM
4 8 (2.59%) Legato
4 8 (2.59%) Netcool
4 8 (2.59%) BMC PATROL
4 8 (2.59%) Control-M
4 8 (2.59%) NetBackup
4 8 (2.59%) Backup Exec
5 6 (1.94%) BladeLogic
6 4 (1.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.97%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.65%) SCCM
9 1 (0.32%) CA Wily
9 1 (0.32%) OMEGAMON
9 1 (0.32%) Foglight
Vendors
1 58 (18.77%) Microsoft
2 54 (17.48%) IBM
3 25 (8.09%) Oracle
4 22 (7.12%) Citrix
5 21 (6.80%) HP
6 15 (4.85%) SAP
7 11 (3.56%) JD Edwards
7 11 (3.56%) VMware
8 10 (3.24%) EMC
9 8 (2.59%) Remedy
9 8 (2.59%) Veritas
9 8 (2.59%) Red Hat
9 8 (2.59%) Wall Street Systems
10 6 (1.94%) BMC
11 5 (1.62%) Informatica
12 4 (1.29%) NetApp
12 4 (1.29%) Avaya
12 4 (1.29%) Dell
12 4 (1.29%) Symantec
13 3 (0.97%) Business Objects