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 24 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 / North West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 154 153
Rank change year-on-year +25 -1  
Contract jobs citing AS400 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.21% 0.026% 0.027%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.65% 0.084% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £363 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.95% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £282 £210
% change year-on-year +11.70% +34.28%  
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 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 929 1194 965
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 32.03% 31.34% 25.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 711 549
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £257 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 54 60
Median hourly rate £30.00 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +106.89% -9.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.53 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £47.39 £47.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £18.69
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.38%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AS400 in the North West over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 3 months to 24 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
Manchester +13 3 £294 -44.04%
Lancashire - 3 £545 -
AS400
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 North West region with a requirement for AS400.

1 5 (45.45%) RPG
1 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
1 5 (45.45%) iSeries
1 5 (45.45%) RPG IV
2 4 (36.36%) Mainframe
3 3 (27.27%) Tivoli
3 3 (27.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Maximo
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) DB2
3 3 (27.27%) SAP
3 3 (27.27%) Unix
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) AIX
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) SAN
3 3 (27.27%) zOS
3 3 (27.27%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) OS/400
4 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server

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 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
2 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
3 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) DB2
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) AS400 Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (27.27%) RPG Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (18.18%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
3 2 (18.18%) AS400 Programmer
3 2 (18.18%) Programmer
3 2 (18.18%) RPG Analyst Programmer
3 2 (18.18%) RPG Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) AS400 Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Mainframe Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Mainframe Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) iSeries
2 4 (36.36%) Mainframe
3 1 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) AIX
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Unix
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) zOS
2 2 (18.18%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
1 1 (9.09%) Release Management
1 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) RPG
1 5 (45.45%) RPG IV
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (27.27%) Tivoli
1 3 (27.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Citrix
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
1 3 (27.27%) SAP
1 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) IBM