The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 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 over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AS/400
Rank 58 57 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -27
Contract jobs citing AS400 10 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.30% 1.25% 3.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.76% 6.98% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 11
Average daily rate
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£185 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.88% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £400 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.62% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £47.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-64.89% +218.64%
AS400
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
210 129 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 27.24% 17.94% 24.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 75 54
Average daily rate £344 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 8
Average hourly rate £15.13 £25.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.50% +61.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £25.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -12.76%

AS400
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AS400 across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

AS400 Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

AS400
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

AS400 Daily Rate Trend in Wales

AS400
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AS400 across the Wales region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

AS400 Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

AS400
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

AS400 Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

AS400
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AS400 within the Wales region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
South Wales +1 7 £185 -58.88%
AS400
UK

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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 23 (92.00%) Finance
2 13 (52.00%) IBM
3 12 (48.00%) Windows
4 11 (44.00%) Banking
5 8 (32.00%) ISEB
6 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (28.00%) ITIL
6 7 (28.00%) Incident Management
6 7 (28.00%) ISTQB
6 7 (28.00%) Service Management
7 6 (24.00%) OS/400
8 5 (20.00%) UML
8 5 (20.00%) OO
8 5 (20.00%) MCP
8 5 (20.00%) SLA
8 5 (20.00%) Project Management
8 5 (20.00%) WebSphere
8 5 (20.00%) iSeries
9 4 (16.00%) MS Project
10 3 (12.00%) MS Office
10 3 (12.00%) UNIX
10 3 (12.00%) COBOL
10 3 (12.00%) RPG
10 3 (12.00%) DB2
10 3 (12.00%) TestDirector
10 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
10 3 (12.00%) VMware
10 3 (12.00%) Degree
10 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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 5 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.00%) IIS
2 2 (8.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Project
2 3 (12.00%) MS Office
3 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) TestDirector
2 1 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 23 (92.00%) Finance
2 11 (44.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 2 (8.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Tester
2 7 (28.00%) Support Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 5 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) AS400 Support
4 2 (8.00%) Software Manager
4 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Software Development Manager
4 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Development Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.00%) Manual Tester
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) iSeries
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) OS/400
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (12.00%) UNIX
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) ITIL
1 7 (28.00%) Service Management
1 7 (28.00%) Incident Management
2 5 (20.00%) UML
2 5 (20.00%) OO
2 5 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.00%) Scrum
3 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.00%) IT Governance
3 2 (8.00%) Time Management
3 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Test Management
4 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (4.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) COBOL
1 3 (12.00%) RPG
1 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) ISEB
2 7 (28.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (20.00%) MCP
4 3 (12.00%) Degree
5 1 (4.00%) VCP5
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) IBM
2 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) HP