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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RACF over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
Rank 185 218 215
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -3
Contract jobs citing RACF 14 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.13% 0.064%
As % of the System Software category 2.40% 1.34% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 1
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£431 £525 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% +61.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £425 £292
% change year-on-year
-7.64% +45.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -58.66%
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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
584 670 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.92% 9.31% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 435 332
Average daily rate £375 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 51 57
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £121.00 £30.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

RACF
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RACF across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RACF across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

RACF Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing RACF 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 RACF.

1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 10 (45.45%) Mainframe
3 7 (31.82%) zOS
3 7 (31.82%) Management Information System
3 7 (31.82%) Unit Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Banking
4 6 (27.27%) Advertising
5 5 (22.73%) Validation
5 5 (22.73%) ACF2
6 4 (18.18%) Retail
7 3 (13.64%) IBM
8 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (4.55%) Samba
9 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
9 1 (4.55%) Identity Management
9 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
9 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
9 1 (4.55%) CA
9 1 (4.55%) REXX
9 1 (4.55%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 1 (4.55%) CA SiteMinder
9 1 (4.55%) Java
9 1 (4.55%) SQL
9 1 (4.55%) J2EE
9 1 (4.55%) Oracle
9 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
9 1 (4.55%) IIS
9 1 (4.55%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (4.55%) SAP
9 1 (4.55%) JSP

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing RACF 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 RACF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.55%) IIS
1 1 (4.55%) Apache
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) LDAP
1 1 (4.55%) Kerberos
1 1 (4.55%) OpenLDAP
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Banking
2 6 (27.27%) Advertising
3 4 (18.18%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) Systems Programmer
2 4 (18.18%) Programmer
3 3 (13.64%) Security Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Security Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Management Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Identity Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) J2EE
1 1 (4.55%) JSP
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
1 1 (4.55%) ISPF
1 1 (4.55%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Mainframe
2 7 (31.82%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) zOS
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Unit Testing
2 5 (22.73%) Validation
3 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.55%) Identity Management
4 1 (4.55%) ERP
4 1 (4.55%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) REXX
1 1 (4.55%) Java
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) ACF2
2 1 (4.55%) Samba
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (4.55%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) IBM
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) CA
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (4.55%) SAP
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