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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
Rank 163 212 193
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -19
Contract jobs citing RACF 2 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.059% 0.017% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 0.52% 0.17% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 12
Median daily rate £538 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 - £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 - £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £498 £400 £531
% change year-on-year
+24.37% -24.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £12.75 £29.25
% change year-on-year
+213.72% -56.41%
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
385 576 566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.37% 9.70% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 415 394
Median daily rate £470 £410 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.63% +18.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 33 44
Median hourly rate £12.50 £22.83 £18.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.24% +23.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +9.67%

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
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 28 July 2016.

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 20 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 12 (92.31%) Finance
2 11 (84.62%) zSecure
3 9 (69.23%) Service Management
4 8 (61.54%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) zOS
5 3 (23.08%) Mainframe
5 3 (23.08%) Banking
6 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
6 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
7 1 (7.69%) Identity Access Management
7 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (7.69%) Advertising
7 1 (7.69%) Validation
7 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (7.69%) DB2
7 1 (7.69%) IBM
7 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
7 1 (7.69%) CICS

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 (7.69%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) DB2
General
1 12 (92.31%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) RACF Technician
2 6 (46.15%) Security Technician
3 3 (23.08%) Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) RACF Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) RACF Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) RACF Security Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) Security Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Identity Management Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Mainframe
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Service Management
2 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (7.69%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (84.62%) zSecure
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) IBM