The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM AS/400
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 116 105
Contract jobs citing AS400 0 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire - 0.13% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.44% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 10
Median daily rate - £325 £471
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -31.03%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £300 £250
% change year-on-year +5.00% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 -
% change year-on-year -10.71% -  

AS400 is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 526 688 741
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 28.77% 29.24% 30.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 565 478
Median daily rate £400 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £573 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 41 29
Median hourly rate £17.75 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.78% -20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £34.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% +27.77%  

AS400
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing AS400 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for AS400 in Berkshire

AS400
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing AS400 in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for AS400 in Berkshire

AS400
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AS400 in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for AS400.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) GDPR
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Java EE
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL

AS400
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Environment Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Support Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Test Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Java EE
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (50.00%) GDPR
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft