The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 28 March 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 / North West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing AS400 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.19% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.60% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £288 £300
% change year-on-year +13.04% -4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £16.50

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 North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 828 1219 1083
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 32.04% 31.69% 29.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 732 572
Median daily rate £375 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.59% -3.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 55 67
Median hourly rate £17.25 £22.54 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.46% +33.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.21 £47.39 £49.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.22 £18.83
% change year-on-year -31.36% +44.56%  

AS400
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 North West

AS400
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AS400 in the North West

AS400
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AS400 in the North West

AS400
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AS400 within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Manchester - 3 £300 -
AS400
England

AS400
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 North West region with a requirement for AS400.

1 6 (75.00%) RPG
2 5 (62.50%) RPG IV
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) OS/400
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) SCCM
5 1 (12.50%) SCOM
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) iSeries
5 1 (12.50%) Veeam
5 1 (12.50%) vSphere
5 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (12.50%) EqualLogic
5 1 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
5 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
5 1 (12.50%) VPN
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) CCNA
5 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) Dell
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (12.50%) SAN

AS400
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) AS400 Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) RPG Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (25.00%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
3 2 (25.00%) AS400 Programmer
3 2 (25.00%) Programmer
3 2 (25.00%) RPG Analyst Programmer
3 2 (25.00%) RPG Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) OS/400
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) RPG
2 5 (62.50%) RPG IV
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
1 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Canon
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) Dell
1 1 (12.50%) EqualLogic
1 1 (12.50%) Intel Security
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Symantec
1 1 (12.50%) Veeam
1 1 (12.50%) VMware