The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 25 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
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 534 549 517
Rank change year-on-year +15 -32  
Contract jobs citing AS400 46 78 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.48% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 31 50
Median daily rate £315 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £210 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £264 £210
% change year-on-year +19.31% +25.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +14.28%  
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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14253 16209 16371
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 33.54% 33.27% 32.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 9344 10788 10479
Median daily rate £463 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.11% +3.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £273 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £615 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 440 523 587
Median hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.32% +13.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.49 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.13 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

AS400
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AS400 in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AS400 in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AS400 in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AS400 in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing AS400 in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for AS400 in England

AS400
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 25 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
London -21 12 £388 -13.88% 2
South East +25 10 £240 +1.05%
East of England - 8 £230 - 3
West Midlands - 7 £325 -
North West +32 6 £363 -30.95%
East Midlands -13 1 £300 - 1
South West - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
AS400
UK

For the 6 months to 25 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 England region with a requirement for AS400.

1 39 (39.80%) iSeries
2 27 (27.55%) RPG
3 25 (25.51%) Windows
4 23 (23.47%) SQL
4 23 (23.47%) DB2
5 21 (21.43%) RPG IV
6 20 (20.41%) Finance
6 20 (20.41%) IBM
7 17 (17.35%) Microsoft
8 16 (16.33%) Linux
9 14 (14.29%) Oracle
10 13 (13.27%) Tivoli
10 13 (13.27%) SQL Server
11 12 (12.24%) VMware
12 11 (11.22%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (11.22%) Citrix
13 10 (10.20%) Active Directory
14 9 (9.18%) Java
14 9 (9.18%) Microsoft Office
15 8 (8.16%) Unix
15 8 (8.16%) Mainframe
16 7 (7.14%) HP
16 7 (7.14%) SLA
16 7 (7.14%) SAP
16 7 (7.14%) ITIL
16 7 (7.14%) .NET
16 7 (7.14%) WebSphere
17 6 (6.12%) Banking
17 6 (6.12%) Data Centre
18 5 (5.10%) Windows Server

AS400
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 7 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.10%) Apache
2 5 (5.10%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.08%) MQSeries
4 3 (3.06%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.04%) nginx
5 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.02%) IIS
6 1 (1.02%) JBoss
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.02%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (9.18%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.06%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Maximo
2 1 (1.02%) Misys Midas
2 1 (1.02%) Movex
2 1 (1.02%) SunGard GMI
2 1 (1.02%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (2.04%) GitHub
1 2 (2.04%) Office 365
2 1 (1.02%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.10%) SAN
2 4 (4.08%) Firewall
3 2 (2.04%) LAN
3 2 (2.04%) LDAP
3 2 (2.04%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.04%) WAN
4 1 (1.02%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.02%) Internet
4 1 (1.02%) Intranet
4 1 (1.02%) SSL
4 1 (1.02%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (23.47%) DB2
2 13 (13.27%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.06%) MySQL
4 2 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (2.04%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.04%) Subversion
1 2 (2.04%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.02%) JIRA
2 1 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (20.41%) Finance
2 6 (6.12%) Banking
3 4 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.06%) Front Office
4 3 (3.06%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.04%) General Ledger
5 2 (2.04%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.02%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (30.61%) Analyst
2 14 (14.29%) Developer
3 8 (8.16%) Analyst Programmer
3 8 (8.16%) Programmer
3 8 (8.16%) Project Manager
4 7 (7.14%) AS400 Operator
4 7 (7.14%) RPG Analyst Programmer
4 7 (7.14%) RPG Programmer
5 6 (6.12%) AS400 Developer
5 6 (6.12%) Business Analyst
5 6 (6.12%) Support Analyst
5 6 (6.12%) Support Engineer
6 5 (5.10%) AS400 Support
6 5 (5.10%) Consultant
7 4 (4.08%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
7 4 (4.08%) IT Development Manager
7 4 (4.08%) Manual Tester
7 4 (4.08%) Operations Analyst
7 4 (4.08%) Senior Development Manager
7 4 (4.08%) Senior IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.14%) .NET
2 3 (3.06%) Web Services
2 3 (3.06%) XML
3 2 (2.04%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.04%) EDI
3 2 (2.04%) HTML
3 2 (2.04%) LAMP
3 2 (2.04%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (2.04%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.02%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.02%) CSS
4 1 (1.02%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.02%) J2EE
4 1 (1.02%) Java EE
4 1 (1.02%) Middleware
4 1 (1.02%) XML Schema
4 1 (1.02%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 39 (39.80%) iSeries
2 8 (8.16%) Mainframe
3 6 (6.12%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.10%) Fat Client
4 5 (5.10%) Thin Client
5 4 (4.08%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (3.06%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.06%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (3.06%) LPAR
6 3 (3.06%) SWIFT
7 2 (2.04%) Clustering
7 2 (2.04%) Derivative
7 2 (2.04%) PDA
7 2 (2.04%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.02%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.02%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.02%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.02%) iPhone
8 1 (1.02%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 25 (25.51%) Windows
2 16 (16.33%) Linux
3 8 (8.16%) Unix
4 5 (5.10%) AIX
4 5 (5.10%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.08%) zOS
6 3 (3.06%) OS/390
6 3 (3.06%) OS/400
6 3 (3.06%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.02%) Android
7 1 (1.02%) HPUX
7 1 (1.02%) Solaris
7 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (11.22%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (7.14%) ITIL
3 5 (5.10%) E-Commerce
3 5 (5.10%) Migration
3 5 (5.10%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (4.08%) Code Optimisation
4 4 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (4.08%) Line Management
4 4 (4.08%) Manual Testing
4 4 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (3.06%) Asset Management
5 3 (3.06%) Business Analysis
5 3 (3.06%) High Availability
5 3 (3.06%) Problem Management
5 3 (3.06%) Project Management
5 3 (3.06%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (2.04%) Change Management
6 2 (2.04%) Data Modelling
6 2 (2.04%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.04%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 27 (27.55%) RPG
2 23 (23.47%) SQL
3 21 (21.43%) RPG IV
4 9 (9.18%) Java
5 4 (4.08%) C#
6 2 (2.04%) Python
7 1 (1.02%) Perl
7 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.02%) RPG/400
7 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.02%) VB
7 1 (1.02%) VBA
7 1 (1.02%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (4.08%) ISEB
2 1 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.02%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.14%) SLA
2 5 (5.10%) QA
3 2 (2.04%) GDPR
4 1 (1.02%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.02%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (10.20%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.10%) XenApp
2 5 (5.10%) XenDesktop
3 4 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (3.06%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (2.04%) Corosync
5 2 (2.04%) Docker
5 2 (2.04%) vCloud
5 2 (2.04%) vSphere
6 1 (1.02%) IAG
6 1 (1.02%) RACF
6 1 (1.02%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 13 (13.27%) Tivoli
2 4 (4.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (4.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (3.06%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (3.06%) Tivoli NetView
4 2 (2.04%) Ansible
4 2 (2.04%) Control-M
4 2 (2.04%) HAProxy
4 2 (2.04%) Pacemaker
4 2 (2.04%) Puppet
4 2 (2.04%) Rundeck
4 2 (2.04%) Terraform
5 1 (1.02%) Core Impact
5 1 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (20.41%) IBM
2 17 (17.35%) Microsoft
3 14 (14.29%) Oracle
4 12 (12.24%) VMware
5 11 (11.22%) Citrix
6 7 (7.14%) HP
6 7 (7.14%) SAP
7 5 (5.10%) CA
7 5 (5.10%) Wyse
8 3 (3.06%) Cisco
8 3 (3.06%) Hitachi
8 3 (3.06%) Lotus
9 2 (2.04%) JDA
9 2 (2.04%) McAfee
10 1 (1.02%) EMC
10 1 (1.02%) JD Edwards
10 1 (1.02%) NetApp
10 1 (1.02%) Novell
10 1 (1.02%) Remedy
10 1 (1.02%) SunGard
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