The first 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 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 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AS/400
Rank 60 26 35
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +9
Contract jobs citing AS400 9 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.25% 3.53% 2.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.76% 17.44% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 8
Average daily rate £438 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £173 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.89% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £14.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+218.64% -29.76%
Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
116 86 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 16.13% 20.24% 24.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 44 53
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £412 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 6
Average hourly rate £25.00 £14.25 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.43% -11.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -20.00%
AS400
UK

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
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 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
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Job
Vacancies
South Wales -24 9 £438 +16.66% 2
West Wales - - - -
AS400
UK

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 22 (78.57%) Finance
2 16 (57.14%) Project Management
3 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (50.00%) MS Office
4 12 (42.86%) MS Project
5 11 (39.29%) iSeries
6 8 (28.57%) Banking
6 8 (28.57%) RPG
7 7 (25.00%) UML
7 7 (25.00%) OO
7 7 (25.00%) TestDirector
7 7 (25.00%) Degree
8 5 (17.86%) AIX
8 5 (17.86%) SLA
8 5 (17.86%) IBM
8 5 (17.86%) COBOL
8 5 (17.86%) UNIX
8 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (17.86%) WebSphere
8 5 (17.86%) Network Architecture
9 4 (14.29%) Financial Institution
9 4 (14.29%) DB2
9 4 (14.29%) OS/400
9 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
10 3 (10.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (10.71%) .NET
10 3 (10.71%) J2EE
10 3 (10.71%) Windows
10 3 (10.71%) XML
10 3 (10.71%) MS Excel

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 (17.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (50.00%) MS Office
2 12 (42.86%) MS Project
3 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
3 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) INSURE/90
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) TestDirector
2 2 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 22 (78.57%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) Banking
3 4 (14.29%) Financial Institution
4 3 (10.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Applications Support
3 6 (21.43%) Applications Support Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Project Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) AS400 Support
5 3 (10.71%) Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Test Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Programmer
6 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (3.57%) RPG Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) .NET
1 3 (10.71%) J2EE
1 3 (10.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) UNIX
1 5 (17.86%) AIX
2 4 (14.29%) OS/400
3 3 (10.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Project Management
2 7 (25.00%) UML
2 7 (25.00%) OO
3 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (17.86%) Network Architecture
4 3 (10.71%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (10.71%) SOA
4 3 (10.71%) Content Management
4 3 (10.71%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Project Planning
5 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
5 2 (7.14%) PRINCE
5 2 (7.14%) Workflow
5 2 (7.14%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.57%) Analytics
6 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.57%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (3.57%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) RPG
2 5 (17.86%) COBOL
3 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 3 (10.71%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) ISEB
2 2 (7.14%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) SLA
2 3 (10.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.57%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) IBM
3 2 (7.14%) HP
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