The table below looks at the statistics for RACF skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RACF over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
Rank 129 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RACF 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.041% - -
As % of the System Software category 0.28% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £445 £398
% change year-on-year
-7.58% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.75 -
RACF
England

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

System Software Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
351 368 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.26% 13.00% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 160 190
Median daily rate £325 £335 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +21.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £150 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 82 90
Median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -6.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

RACF
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

RACF Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

RACF
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RACF across the East of England region.

RACF Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

RACF
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

RACF Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

RACF
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RACF within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hertfordshire - 1 £375 -
RACF
England

RACF
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 East of England region with a requirement for RACF.

1 5 (71.43%) DB2
1 5 (71.43%) zOS
1 5 (71.43%) Mainframe
2 4 (57.14%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Infor
4 1 (14.29%) CLIST
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) CICS
4 1 (14.29%) REXX
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) COM
4 1 (14.29%) SMTP
4 1 (14.29%) SLA
4 1 (14.29%) Automotive
4 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com

RACF
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 (14.29%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) DB2
General
1 1 (14.29%) Automotive
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) DBA
2 4 (57.14%) DB2 DBA
3 3 (42.86%) Administrator
4 2 (28.57%) RACF Administrator
5 1 (14.29%) Consultant
5 1 (14.29%) DB2 Administrator
5 1 (14.29%) Mainframe Consultant
5 1 (14.29%) Security Administrator
5 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
5 1 (14.29%) Senior DB2 DBA
5 1 (14.29%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Information Security
1 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) CLIST
1 1 (14.29%) REXX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Infor
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (14.29%) SAP