The table below looks at the statistics for ACF2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ACF2 over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CA ACF2
Rank 436 435 413
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -22
Contract jobs citing ACF2 1 2 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.009% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 0.037% 0.090% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 15
Median daily rate £423 - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £464 - £600
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
2716 2218 2388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.01% 9.48% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1884 1480 1520
Median daily rate £450 £400 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £218 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 100 165
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.78 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.17% +1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.15 £43.50 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

ACF2
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing ACF2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ACF2 within the London region over the 3 months to 24 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
City of London - 1 £423 -
ACF2
England

ACF2
Top 18 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ACF2 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 London region with a requirement for ACF2.

1 8 (88.89%) Mainframe
1 8 (88.89%) zSecure
2 7 (77.78%) Service Management
3 6 (66.67%) Validation
4 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
4 5 (55.56%) Banking
5 4 (44.44%) Finance
6 3 (33.33%) RACF
7 2 (22.22%) CA
7 2 (22.22%) zOS
7 2 (22.22%) Marketing
7 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
7 2 (22.22%) Informatics
7 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
7 2 (22.22%) Health Informatics
8 1 (11.11%) Advertising
8 1 (11.11%) Project Management
8 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management

ACF2
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

General
1 5 (55.56%) Banking
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Security Technician
2 3 (33.33%) Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Security Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Mainframe Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Mainframe Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) RACF Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Mainframe
2 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
3 2 (22.22%) Health Informatics
3 2 (22.22%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Service Management
2 6 (66.67%) Validation
3 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
3 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) RACF
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) zSecure
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) CA