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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA ACF2
Rank 389 418 423
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +5
Contract jobs citing ACF2 26 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.056% 0.004%
As % of the System Software category 1.16% 0.66% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 1
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£550 £500 £138
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +263.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £425 -
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -
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
2243 2129 2025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.18% 8.48% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1418 1310 1170
Average daily rate £388 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 150 171
Average hourly rate £17.42 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.86% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £27.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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
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 16 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ACF2 within the London region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
City of London +16 3 £550 +4.76%
ACF2
England

ACF2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 29 (72.50%) zOS
2 27 (67.50%) Finance
3 26 (65.00%) Mainframe
4 22 (55.00%) Banking
5 14 (35.00%) RACF
6 11 (27.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (12.50%) CA
8 4 (10.00%) IBM
8 4 (10.00%) Advertising
8 4 (10.00%) Change Control
9 3 (7.50%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (5.00%) Investment Banking
10 2 (5.00%) SLA
11 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
11 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
11 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 1 (2.50%) CA SiteMinder
11 1 (2.50%) Identity Management
11 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
11 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
11 1 (2.50%) Java
11 1 (2.50%) SQL
11 1 (2.50%) J2EE
11 1 (2.50%) Oracle
11 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
11 1 (2.50%) IIS
11 1 (2.50%) PeopleSoft
11 1 (2.50%) SAP
11 1 (2.50%) JSP

ACF2
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.50%) IIS
1 1 (2.50%) Apache
1 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) LDAP
1 1 (2.50%) Kerberos
1 1 (2.50%) OpenLDAP
General
1 27 (67.50%) Finance
2 22 (55.00%) Banking
3 4 (10.00%) Advertising
4 2 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Programmer
2 8 (20.00%) Consultant
2 8 (20.00%) Systems Programmer
3 2 (5.00%) Mainframe Programmer
3 2 (5.00%) IT Audit Consultant
3 2 (5.00%) IT Consultant
4 1 (2.50%) Management Consultant
4 1 (2.50%) Audit Manager
4 1 (2.50%) IT Risk Manager
4 1 (2.50%) IT Risk Consultant
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (2.50%) Risk Manager
4 1 (2.50%) IT Audit Manager
4 1 (2.50%) Identity Management Consultant
4 1 (2.50%) Risk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) J2EE
1 1 (2.50%) JSP
1 1 (2.50%) Web Services
1 1 (2.50%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (65.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (7.50%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (72.50%) zOS
2 1 (2.50%) UNIX
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (2.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (2.50%) ERP
3 1 (2.50%) SOA
3 1 (2.50%) Identity Management
3 1 (2.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) Java
1 1 (2.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (27.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (35.00%) RACF
2 1 (2.50%) Samba
2 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (2.50%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) CA
2 4 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (2.50%) SAP
3 1 (2.50%) Twitter
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TEKsystems
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Yoh Company
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago