The first table below looks at the demand for the AS400 Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AS400 Support in their job title over the 3 months to 18 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 Job Titles advertised for the Wales region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
AS/400 Support
Rank 63 42 48
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +6
Contract jobs requiring an AS400 Support 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.14% 0.71% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.77% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate £400 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
654 389 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 91.85% 92.62% 91.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 229 218
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £429 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 24 31
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 £11.00 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.15 £28.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
AS400 Support
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AS400 Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AS400 Support in the job title across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

AS400 Support Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

AS400 Support
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing AS400 Support across the Wales region.

AS400 Support Daily Rate Trend in Wales

AS400 Support
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited AS400 Support in their job title 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 with AS400 Support in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SLA
1 3 (100.00%) AS400
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) iSeries
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley

AS400 Support
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited AS400 Support in their job title 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 with AS400 Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) AS400
2 2 (66.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley