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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AS/400
Rank 115 102 102
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing AS400 7 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.37% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.44% 1.91% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Average daily rate
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£470 £250 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.00% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £250 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £250 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £17.75 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+83.09% +42.00%
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
487 419 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.53% 19.53% 18.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 215 206
Average daily rate £350 £320 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -7.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £504 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 28 33
Average hourly rate £19.50 £16.50 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -41.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £10.67 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £30.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
Birmingham - 3 - -
Warwickshire -5 2 £485 +94.00%
Coventry - - - -
AS400
England

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (63.64%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) FTP
2 4 (36.36%) HTTP
2 4 (36.36%) SAP
2 4 (36.36%) SOAP
2 4 (36.36%) UNIX
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) UML
2 4 (36.36%) SOA
2 4 (36.36%) IBM
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) zOS
2 4 (36.36%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (36.36%) Middleware
2 4 (36.36%) WebSphere
2 4 (36.36%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 4 (36.36%) DataPower
3 2 (18.18%) LPAR
3 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
3 2 (18.18%) Change Control
3 2 (18.18%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 2 (18.18%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (18.18%) Base SAS
3 2 (18.18%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (18.18%) Data Integration
3 2 (18.18%) ETL
3 2 (18.18%) SAS
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (36.36%) WebSphere
2 2 (18.18%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Movex
1 1 (9.09%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) FTP
1 4 (36.36%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (18.18%) Base SAS
1 2 (18.18%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
1 2 (18.18%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Front Office
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Architect
1 4 (36.36%) Integration Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) ETL Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
3 1 (9.09%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) SOAP
1 4 (36.36%) WebSphere MQ
1 4 (36.36%) Middleware
1 4 (36.36%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) DataPower
2 2 (18.18%) LPAR
2 2 (18.18%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) UNIX
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) UML
2 4 (36.36%) SOA
3 2 (18.18%) ETL
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Data Security
3 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
3 2 (18.18%) Change Control
3 2 (18.18%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (9.09%) Document Management
4 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) SAP
1 4 (36.36%) IBM
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Fidessa
3 1 (9.09%) NetApp
3 1 (9.09%) Charles River
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) StreamServe