The table below looks at the statistics for RACF skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RACF over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
Rank 540 531 506
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -25
Contract jobs citing RACF 24 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.033% 0.020%
As % of the System Software category 0.52% 0.35% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 2
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£525 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £190 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £490 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £385 -
% change year-on-year
-15.58% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
4628 4316 3915
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.72% 9.43% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2585 2166 1875
Average daily rate £385 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £173 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £315
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 535 512 677
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £10.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.46 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

RACF
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RACF across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 February 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RACF within the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -7 16 £525 +23.52% 3
North West -12 4 £400 +220.00% 1
East of England - 2 £663 - 1
South East -29 1 £200 -46.66%
South West - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
RACF
UK

RACF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 41 (54.67%) Unit Testing
2 36 (48.00%) Validation
3 32 (42.67%) Management Information System
4 31 (41.33%) Finance
5 30 (40.00%) Banking
5 30 (40.00%) IBM
6 29 (38.67%) Mainframe
7 25 (33.33%) zOS
8 21 (28.00%) IBM Mainframe
9 17 (22.67%) ACF2
10 14 (18.67%) DB2
10 14 (18.67%) UNIX
11 12 (16.00%) CICS
12 10 (13.33%) WebSphere
13 9 (12.00%) WebSphere MQ
14 8 (10.67%) REXX
15 7 (9.33%) SMTP
15 7 (9.33%) Advertising
15 7 (9.33%) OMEGAMON
16 6 (8.00%) CA
16 6 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
17 5 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
18 4 (5.33%) Retail
19 3 (4.00%) VSAM
19 3 (4.00%) SSL
19 3 (4.00%) Change Control
20 2 (2.67%) Analytics
20 2 (2.67%) Network Security
20 2 (2.67%) SIEM
20 2 (2.67%) Data Structures

RACF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 12 (16.00%) CICS
2 10 (13.33%) WebSphere
3 6 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.33%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.33%) SMTP
2 3 (4.00%) SSL
3 2 (2.67%) Firewall
3 2 (2.67%) Network Security
3 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.67%) LAN
3 2 (2.67%) WAN
4 1 (1.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.67%) DB2
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
General
1 31 (41.33%) Finance
2 30 (40.00%) Banking
3 7 (9.33%) Advertising
4 4 (5.33%) Retail
5 2 (2.67%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (21.33%) Consultant
2 14 (18.67%) Administrator
3 12 (16.00%) Programmer
4 10 (13.33%) Systems Programmer
5 2 (2.67%) Mainframe Programmer
5 2 (2.67%) WebSphere Consultant
5 2 (2.67%) CICS Programmer
5 2 (2.67%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (1.33%) Mainframe Consultant
6 1 (1.33%) IBM Mainframe Developer
6 1 (1.33%) DB2 DBA
6 1 (1.33%) Mainframe Developer
6 1 (1.33%) Security Consultant
6 1 (1.33%) Mainframe DBA
6 1 (1.33%) Mainframe Architect
6 1 (1.33%) CICS Systems Programmer
6 1 (1.33%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (1.33%) Security Specialist
6 1 (1.33%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (1.33%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.33%) HTML
2 1 (1.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (42.67%) Management Information System
2 29 (38.67%) Mainframe
3 21 (28.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (4.00%) VSAM
5 2 (2.67%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.33%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 25 (33.33%) zOS
2 14 (18.67%) UNIX
3 2 (2.67%) Windows
3 2 (2.67%) AIX
3 2 (2.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (54.67%) Unit Testing
2 36 (48.00%) Validation
3 3 (4.00%) Change Control
4 2 (2.67%) Analytics
4 2 (2.67%) Migration
4 2 (2.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (2.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (2.67%) SIEM
4 2 (2.67%) Load Balancing
4 2 (2.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (2.67%) Stress Testing
5 1 (1.33%) Supplier Management
5 1 (1.33%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.67%) REXX
2 2 (2.67%) Python
3 1 (1.33%) JCL
3 1 (1.33%) C
3 1 (1.33%) C++
3 1 (1.33%) COBOL
3 1 (1.33%) Java
3 1 (1.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.67%) COBIT
3 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (22.67%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 7 (9.33%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (1.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 30 (40.00%) IBM
2 6 (8.00%) CA
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle
3 1 (1.33%) Business Objects
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