The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 26 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
England / East of England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 - 138
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing AS400 8 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.34% - 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.07% - 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 5
Median daily rate £230 - £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £264 £210
% change year-on-year +19.31% +25.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 - -
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 the East of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 749 774 789
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 32.19% 30.97% 25.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 439 423
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 73 76
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.25 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.59% -39.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £15.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.95 £45.00 £45.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

AS400
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing AS400 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for AS400 in the East of England

AS400
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AS400 in the East of England

AS400
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AS400 in the East of England

AS400
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AS400 within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 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
Hertfordshire - 5 £315 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £230 -
AS400
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 East of England region with a requirement for AS400.

1 5 (45.45%) SLA
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) iSeries
2 4 (36.36%) ISEB
2 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Manual Testing
3 3 (27.27%) High Availability
3 3 (27.27%) Apache
3 3 (27.27%) IBM
3 3 (27.27%) Tivoli
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) LPAR
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
5 1 (9.09%) GDPR
5 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server

AS400
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (27.27%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (9.09%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce Tester
1 4 (36.36%) Manual Tester
1 4 (36.36%) Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
2 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Manual Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Environment Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) iSeries
2 3 (27.27%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
2 4 (36.36%) Manual Testing
3 3 (27.27%) High Availability
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
2 1 (9.09%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft