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 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CA ACF2
Rank 415 - 410
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ACF2 15 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.068% - 0.048%
As % of the System Software category 0.63% - 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 8
Median daily rate £575 - £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £470
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 - £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £510 £575 £600
% change year-on-year
-11.30% -4.16%
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
2380 2111 1985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.79% 9.47% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1689 1416 1249
Median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 151 156
Median hourly rate £17.94 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.01% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £32.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +6.82%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ACF2 across the London region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

ACF2 Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 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
City of London - 1 - -
ACF2
England

ACF2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 28 (96.55%) Service Management
2 27 (93.10%) zSecure
3 26 (89.66%) Mainframe
4 24 (82.76%) Validation
5 22 (75.86%) Management Information System
6 18 (62.07%) zOS
7 15 (51.72%) Unit Testing
8 14 (48.28%) Finance
9 13 (44.83%) CA
10 10 (34.48%) Banking
11 8 (27.59%) Marketing
11 8 (27.59%) Resource Management
11 8 (27.59%) Informatics
11 8 (27.59%) Health Informatics
12 4 (13.79%) IBM
13 2 (6.90%) RACF
13 2 (6.90%) Project Management
14 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
14 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
14 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
14 1 (3.45%) Change Management
14 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
14 1 (3.45%) Middleware
14 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
14 1 (3.45%) CICS
14 1 (3.45%) REXX
14 1 (3.45%) COBOL
14 1 (3.45%) DB2
14 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
14 1 (3.45%) Linux

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) CICS
1 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Adabas
1 1 (3.45%) DB2
General
1 14 (48.28%) Finance
2 10 (34.48%) Banking
3 8 (27.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Consultant
2 12 (41.38%) Security Technician
3 9 (31.03%) Security Consultant
4 1 (3.45%) Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Mainframe Project Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Security Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (89.66%) Mainframe
2 22 (75.86%) Management Information System
3 8 (27.59%) Health Informatics
3 8 (27.59%) Informatics
4 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.45%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (62.07%) zOS
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (96.55%) Service Management
2 24 (82.76%) Validation
3 15 (51.72%) Unit Testing
4 8 (27.59%) Resource Management
5 2 (6.90%) Project Management
6 1 (3.45%) Change Management
6 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.45%) Data Centre Operations
6 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) COBOL
1 1 (3.45%) REXX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) RACF
Systems Management
1 27 (93.10%) zSecure
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) CA
2 4 (13.79%) IBM