The table below looks at the statistics for RACF skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RACF over the 3 months to 30 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
Rank 552 604 569
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -35
Contract jobs citing RACF 54 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.018% 0.049%
As % of the System Software category 0.92% 0.17% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 6 16
Median daily rate £475 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £350 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £563 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £31.30 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.79% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.30 -
% change year-on-year
+27.79% -
RACF
UK

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

System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5840 5225 5015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.86% 10.44% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3634 2955 2714
Median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 622 641
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +8.54%

RACF
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

RACF Jobs Demand Trend in England

RACF
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

RACF Daily Rate Trend in England

RACF
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RACF across the England region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

RACF Daily Rate Histogram in England

RACF
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

RACF Hourly Rate Trend in England

RACF
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
London +34 32 £450 -18.18% 3
East of England +14 6 £300 -47.82% 1
South West -4 5 £550 +29.41% 2
Yorkshire - 5 - -
North West -15 3 £700 -
RACF
UK

RACF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 England region with a requirement for RACF.

1 49 (63.64%) zSecure
2 44 (57.14%) Service Management
3 35 (45.45%) Finance
3 35 (45.45%) Mainframe
4 26 (33.77%) Management Information System
5 23 (29.87%) SQL
6 20 (25.97%) zOS
7 17 (22.08%) Validation
8 16 (20.78%) Banking
9 12 (15.58%) CA
9 12 (15.58%) Identity Access Management
10 11 (14.29%) Unit Testing
10 11 (14.29%) ACF2
10 11 (14.29%) Active Directory
11 7 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (9.09%) DB2
11 7 (9.09%) IBM
12 6 (7.79%) Unix
12 6 (7.79%) CA Single Sign-On
12 6 (7.79%) Data Centre
13 5 (6.49%) Time Sharing Option
13 5 (6.49%) Spreadsheet
13 5 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (6.49%) Law
14 4 (5.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 4 (5.19%) Change Control
14 4 (5.19%) Data Structures
15 3 (3.90%) IBM Mainframe
15 3 (3.90%) Incident Management
15 3 (3.90%) CICS

RACF
Top Related IT Skills in 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 3 (3.90%) CICS
2 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) SNA
2 1 (1.30%) BIG-IP
2 1 (1.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (1.30%) LDAP
2 1 (1.30%) SMS
2 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.09%) DB2
2 1 (1.30%) Adabas
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 35 (45.45%) Finance
2 16 (20.78%) Banking
3 5 (6.49%) Law
4 1 (1.30%) Automotive
4 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.30%) Retail
4 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (35.06%) RACF Technician
2 22 (28.57%) Security Technician
3 12 (15.58%) RACF Specialist
4 11 (14.29%) Administrator
4 11 (14.29%) Consultant
5 9 (11.69%) RACF Security Specialist
5 9 (11.69%) Security Specialist
6 7 (9.09%) RACF Consultant
7 5 (6.49%) Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) DBA
7 5 (6.49%) Security Administrator
8 4 (5.19%) DB2 DBA
8 4 (5.19%) Identity Management Administrator
8 4 (5.19%) RACF Administrator
9 3 (3.90%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
9 3 (3.90%) Identity Management Consultant
9 3 (3.90%) Mainframe Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.90%) Security Consultant
10 2 (2.60%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) Middleware
2 1 (1.30%) APPC
2 1 (1.30%) COM
2 1 (1.30%) ISPF
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 35 (45.45%) Mainframe
2 26 (33.77%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.79%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.19%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.90%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.97%) zOS
2 6 (7.79%) Unix
3 1 (1.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (57.14%) Service Management
2 17 (22.08%) Validation
3 12 (15.58%) Identity Access Management
4 11 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 7 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (5.19%) Change Control
8 3 (3.90%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.60%) Change Management
9 2 (2.60%) Information Security
9 2 (2.60%) Project Management
10 1 (1.30%) Configuration Management
10 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (1.30%) Migration
10 1 (1.30%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 1 (1.30%) Risk Management
10 1 (1.30%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (1.30%) System Integration Testing
10 1 (1.30%) Time Management
10 1 (1.30%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (29.87%) SQL
2 2 (2.60%) REXX
3 1 (1.30%) C
3 1 (1.30%) COBOL
3 1 (1.30%) Java
3 1 (1.30%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.60%) QA
3 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (14.29%) ACF2
1 11 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.49%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 49 (63.64%) zSecure
2 6 (7.79%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.30%) Control-M
3 1 (1.30%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (1.30%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (15.58%) CA
2 7 (9.09%) IBM
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle
4 1 (1.30%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (1.30%) F5
4 1 (1.30%) Infor
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.30%) SAP
City, London
JM
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
England
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £510 per day +
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Warley, Essex
Ciber UK
Posted: 23 days ago