The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 31 July 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 West Midlands 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AS/400
Rank 111 93 100
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +7
Contract jobs citing AS400 11 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.45% 0.45% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.28% 2.27% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Average daily rate
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£460 £250 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £250 £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £22.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -45.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £13.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+140.74% +8.00%
Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
483 397 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.67% 19.98% 18.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 200 183
Average daily rate £330 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £200 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 27 36
Average hourly rate £26.60 £16.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.21% -38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.71 £10.56 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -18.38%
AS400
England

AS400
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

AS400 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

AS400
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

AS400 Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

AS400
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AS400 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

AS400 Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

AS400
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

AS400 Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

AS400
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AS400 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Warwickshire 0 4 £470 +88.00%
Birmingham +1 3 - - 1
Coventry - - - -
AS400
England

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 7 (58.33%) Migration
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) IBM
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) SOA
3 4 (33.33%) UML
3 4 (33.33%) SAP
3 4 (33.33%) SOAP
3 4 (33.33%) UNIX
3 4 (33.33%) FTP
3 4 (33.33%) HTTP
3 4 (33.33%) zOS
3 4 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (33.33%) Middleware
3 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 4 (33.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 4 (33.33%) DataPower
4 2 (16.67%) LPAR
4 2 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (16.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (16.67%) Base SAS
4 2 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 2 (16.67%) Change Control
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (16.67%) Data Security
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (16.67%) SAS
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Movex
1 1 (8.33%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) FTP
1 4 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (16.67%) Base SAS
1 2 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (16.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Front Office
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Integration Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) ETL Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) Coordinator
3 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) SOAP
1 4 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
1 4 (33.33%) Middleware
1 4 (33.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) DataPower
2 2 (16.67%) LPAR
2 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) UNIX
2 4 (33.33%) zOS
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Migration
2 4 (33.33%) UML
2 4 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (16.67%) ETL
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Data Security
3 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 2 (16.67%) Change Control
3 2 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (8.33%) Document Management
4 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) IBM
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) SAP
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) Fidessa
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) Charles River
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) StreamServe