The table below looks at the statistics for ACF2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ACF2 over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CA ACF2
Rank 372 - 370
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ACF2 14 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.068% - 0.010%
As % of the System Software category 0.76% - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
ACF2
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 London region.

System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1849 1887 1673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.94% 8.63% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1214 1156 961
Average daily rate £400 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 111 214
Average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.64% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.65 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £25.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.08 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.74% -11.42%

ACF2
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ACF2 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

ACF2 Jobs Demand Trend in London

ACF2
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ACF2 across the London region.

ACF2 Daily Rate Trend in London

ACF2
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ACF2 within the London region over the 3 months to 29 January 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 1 £550 -
ACF2
England

ACF2
Top 19 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing ACF2 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 ACF2.

1 42 (87.50%) zOS
1 42 (87.50%) Mainframe
2 37 (77.08%) Finance
2 37 (77.08%) Banking
3 17 (35.42%) RACF
4 10 (20.83%) IBM
5 9 (18.75%) IBM Mainframe
6 6 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (8.33%) CA
7 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.33%) Data Structures
8 3 (6.25%) Change Control
9 2 (4.17%) Advertising
9 2 (4.17%) Migration
10 1 (2.08%) Validation
10 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
10 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
10 1 (2.08%) Unit Testing
10 1 (2.08%) Retail

ACF2
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing ACF2 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 ACF2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 37 (77.08%) Finance
1 37 (77.08%) Banking
2 2 (4.17%) Advertising
3 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (16.67%) Systems Programmer
1 8 (16.67%) Programmer
2 7 (14.58%) Consultant
3 2 (4.17%) Mainframe Programmer
3 2 (4.17%) IT Audit Consultant
3 2 (4.17%) IT Consultant
4 1 (2.08%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (2.08%) Audit Manager
4 1 (2.08%) Developer
4 1 (2.08%) Risk Manager
4 1 (2.08%) IBM Mainframe Developer
4 1 (2.08%) Risk Consultant
4 1 (2.08%) IT Risk Manager
4 1 (2.08%) IT Risk Consultant
4 1 (2.08%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (2.08%) Security Specialist
4 1 (2.08%) Mainframe Developer
4 1 (2.08%) IT Audit Manager
Miscellaneous
1 42 (87.50%) Mainframe
2 9 (18.75%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (8.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 42 (87.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (6.25%) Change Control
3 2 (4.17%) Migration
4 1 (2.08%) Validation
4 1 (2.08%) Unit Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (35.42%) RACF
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) IBM
2 4 (8.33%) CA
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