Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 201 225 238
Rank change year-on-year +24 +13 -46
Contract jobs citing AS400 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.052% 0.029% 0.047%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.088% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
North West median daily rate £225 £330 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.82% -17.50% +33.33%
10th Percentile £213 £320 £375
90th Percentile £238 £340 £425
England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £19.75 £28.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year -29.46% +5.66% -10.17%

AS400 is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following 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.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1674 2272 2380
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 29.26% 32.76% 27.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1067 1447 1406
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £200 £250 £225
90th Percentile £575 £556 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 88 111
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £16.75 £17.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.40% -3.40% +15.60%
10th Percentile £11.46 £11.45 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.34 £45.72 £45.75
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.67 £19.03
% change year-on-year -0.82% +8.62% +5.72%

AS400
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing AS400 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire - 2 - -
Manchester - 1 £225 -
AS400
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 2 (66.67%) iSeries
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) RPG IV
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Maximo
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) INSURE/90
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) RPG
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) INSURE/90
1 1 (33.33%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) AS400 Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) RPG Analyst Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) RPG Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) iSeries
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Release Management
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) RPG
1 1 (33.33%) RPG IV
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) VMware