The table below looks at the statistics for RACF skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RACF over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
Rank - 158 196
Contract jobs citing RACF 0 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.029% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category - 0.30% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 9
Median daily rate - £428 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
RACF
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
356 336 524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.25% 9.76% 9.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 270 351
Median daily rate £450 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £638 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 47
Median hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +48.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £14.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.50 £23.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.85
% change year-on-year
- -5.04%

RACF
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing RACF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

RACF Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

RACF
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 RACF across the City of London region.

RACF Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

RACF
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RACF across the City of London region.

RACF Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

RACF
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RACF 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 City of London region with a requirement for RACF.

1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) zSecure
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ACF2
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) CICS
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management

RACF
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (50.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) RACF Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) RACF Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Security Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) zSecure