The first table below looks at the demand for ACF2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ACF2 over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA ACF2
Rank 184 215 -
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -
Contract jobs citing ACF2 11 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.042% -
As % of the System Software category 2.12% 0.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £425 -
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
519 595 587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.06% 8.37% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 377 339
Average daily rate £338 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 48 56
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -4.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £13.97 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £50.80 £30.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
ACF2
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ACF2
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ACF2 across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

ACF2 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

ACF2
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ACF2 across the City of London region.

ACF2 Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

ACF2
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ACF2 across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

ACF2 Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

ACF2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing ACF2 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ACF2.

1 8 (72.73%) zOS
2 7 (63.64%) Mainframe
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) RACF
4 4 (36.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (36.36%) CA
4 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (27.27%) Banking
5 3 (27.27%) IBM
5 3 (27.27%) Advertising
6 2 (18.18%) SLA
6 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
6 2 (18.18%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (9.09%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (9.09%) Change Control
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (9.09%) JSF
7 1 (9.09%) Samba
7 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
7 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
7 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (9.09%) CA SiteMinder
7 1 (9.09%) Validation
7 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
7 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (9.09%) Java

ACF2
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing ACF2 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ACF2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
1 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (9.09%) LDAP
1 1 (9.09%) Kerberos
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
2 3 (27.27%) Advertising
3 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Consultant
1 5 (45.45%) Programmer
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) Identity Management Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) JSF
1 1 (9.09%) J2EE
1 1 (9.09%) JSP
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Mainframe
2 2 (18.18%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) zOS
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (9.09%) Change Control
2 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Validation
2 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
2 1 (9.09%) ERP
2 1 (9.09%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) RACF
2 1 (9.09%) Samba
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (9.09%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) CA
2 3 (27.27%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (9.09%) SAP