Period
to 25 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AS400 over the 6 months to 25 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 > South East
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 346 338 333
Rank change year-on-year -8 -5 -27
Contract jobs citing AS400 30 36 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.18% 0.22% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.62% 0.73% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 23
South East median daily rate £300 £300 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -17.81% +4.29%
10th Percentile £275 £159 £193
90th Percentile £438 £451 £474
England median daily rate £325 £350 £335
% change year-on-year -7.14% +4.48% -4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 4
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +61.29% -28.46%
England median hourly rate £19.75 £28.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -29.46% +3.70% -6.90%

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 South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4847 4944 5987
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 29.02% 29.78% 30.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2841 2831 3487
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +7.64%
10th Percentile £213 £220 £225
90th Percentile £565 £575 £530
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 289 322
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +23.76%
10th Percentile £10.69 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.00 £54.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.13 £19.50
% change year-on-year +1.86% +3.21% +8.36%

AS400
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing AS400 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for AS400 in the South East

AS400
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AS400 in the South East

AS400
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AS400 in the South East over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AS400 in the South East

AS400
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AS400 in the South East

AS400
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing AS400 in the South East over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for AS400 in the South East

AS400
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AS400 within the South East region over the 6 months to 25 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
Thames Valley -18 15 £300 -14.29%
Berkshire -3 10 £275 -36.60%
Surrey -12 6 £300 +4.35% 1
Buckinghamshire -28 5 £303 +0.83%
Hampshire +16 4 - -
West Sussex - 3 £370 -
Kent -12 2 £300 +20.00%
AS400
England

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

1 13 (43.33%) SQL
2 11 (36.67%) SAP
3 10 (33.33%) Linux
3 10 (33.33%) Finance
4 8 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (23.33%) iSeries
5 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (20.00%) Data Structures
6 6 (20.00%) Data Quality
6 6 (20.00%) Analytics
6 6 (20.00%) SAP Data Services
6 6 (20.00%) Data Migration
6 6 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
6 6 (20.00%) Data Conversion
6 6 (20.00%) Data Extraction
6 6 (20.00%) Data Mapping
6 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (20.00%) Validation
6 6 (20.00%) Migration
6 6 (20.00%) SAP MM
6 6 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (20.00%) SAP APO
6 6 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 6 (20.00%) GxP
6 6 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (20.00%) DB2
7 5 (16.67%) ETL
7 5 (16.67%) IBM
7 5 (16.67%) Windows

AS400
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
1 5 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 6 (20.00%) SAP APO
1 6 (20.00%) SAP MM
2 5 (16.67%) SAP MDM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (6.67%) FTP
2 2 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) DB2
1 6 (20.00%) SAP Data Services
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.67%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) LSMW
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Administrator
3 5 (16.67%) AS400 Support
4 4 (13.33%) AS400 Administrator
4 4 (13.33%) Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Data Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Data Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Operations Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Operations Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) SAP Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) SAP Data Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) WebSphere Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) JDE Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) AS400 Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Backup Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) IT Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) SAP Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) ODBC
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (23.33%) iSeries
2 6 (20.00%) Data Structures
3 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.67%) Fat Client
4 2 (6.67%) Thin Client
5 1 (3.33%) FMCG
5 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (16.67%) Windows
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (20.00%) Analytics
2 6 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
2 6 (20.00%) Data Conversion
2 6 (20.00%) Data Extraction
2 6 (20.00%) Data Mapping
2 6 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 6 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 6 (20.00%) Migration
2 6 (20.00%) Validation
3 5 (16.67%) ETL
4 4 (13.33%) Code Optimisation
4 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (13.33%) ITIL
4 4 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (13.33%) Runbook
5 2 (6.67%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Smoke Testing
5 2 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 5 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 4 (13.33%) RPG
4 4 (13.33%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) ISEB
1 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) Data Quality
1 6 (20.00%) GxP
1 6 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.67%) XenApp
1 2 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) SAP
2 5 (16.67%) IBM
3 4 (13.33%) Cisco
3 4 (13.33%) JD Edwards
3 4 (13.33%) VMware
4 2 (6.67%) Citrix
4 2 (6.67%) HP
4 2 (6.67%) Remedy
4 2 (6.67%) Wyse