The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 30 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 / South West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 138 144
Rank change year-on-year +7 +6  
Contract jobs citing AS400 7 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.27% 0.069% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.12% 0.24% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.53%  
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 South West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 625 825 724
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 24.04% 28.34% 23.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 529 421
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £513 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 68 49
Median hourly rate £39.50 £41.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.65% +28.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £53.85 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -21.56% +37.83%  

AS400
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

AS400
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AS400 in the South West

AS400
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AS400 in the South West

AS400
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 30 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
Somerset - 4 - -
Bristol +8 2 - -
AS400
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 South West region with a requirement for AS400.

1 6 (46.15%) RPG
1 6 (46.15%) RPG IV
2 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
2 3 (23.08%) iSeries
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Control-M
4 1 (7.69%) IT Strategy
4 1 (7.69%) Intel Security
4 1 (7.69%) BCP
4 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
4 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (7.69%) Windows
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
4 1 (7.69%) Movex
4 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Android
4 1 (7.69%) iPhone
4 1 (7.69%) Office 365
4 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) High Availability

AS400
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
General
1 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) AS400 Operator
2 4 (30.77%) AS400 Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) RPG Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) AS400 Support
3 2 (15.38%) Computer Operations Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Computer Operator
3 2 (15.38%) Operational Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Operations Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Movex Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) iSeries
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Android
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (7.69%) BCP
2 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
2 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (7.69%) High Availability
2 1 (7.69%) IT Strategy
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) RPG
1 6 (46.15%) RPG IV
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Citrix
1 1 (7.69%) Intel Security
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft