The 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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AS/400
Rank 135 111 115
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +4
Contract jobs citing AS400 3 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.39% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 1.43% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Median daily rate £180 £253 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.71% -27.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £351 £298
% change year-on-year
-21.70% +18.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+41.50% +12.76%
AS400
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
783 700 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 28.23% 27.61% 28.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 401 383
Median daily rate £375 £357 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.04% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 47 60
Median hourly rate £24.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%

AS400
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing AS400 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AS400 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire 0 1 £180 -
Coventry -13 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
AS400
England

AS400
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing AS400 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for AS400.

1 4 (57.14%) iSeries
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) Lotus
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) IBM Notes
3 2 (28.57%) IBM Domino
4 1 (14.29%) Logistics
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) arcserve

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) IBM Domino
1 2 (28.57%) IBM Notes
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
General
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) AS400 Operator
1 2 (28.57%) AS400 Support
2 1 (14.29%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Lotus Notes Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Lotus Notes Support
2 1 (14.29%) Project Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) iSeries
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Logistics
2 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) IBM
1 2 (28.57%) Lotus
2 1 (14.29%) arcserve