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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CA ACF2
England / London
Rank 395 405 403
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs citing ACF2 1 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.065% 0.043%
As % of the System Software category 0.045% 0.67% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 4
Median daily rate - £450 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 - £663
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
2215 2086 1976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.45% 9.72% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1551 1403 1317
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 94 109
Median hourly rate £22.34 £15.63 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.94% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £33.25 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%

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
Top 19 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) CA
1 1 (50.00%) zOS
1 1 (50.00%) RACF
1 1 (50.00%) JCL
1 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) ISPF
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) IDMS
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) Time Sharing Option
1 1 (50.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 1 (50.00%) zSecure

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) IDMS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) RACF Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 1 (50.00%) RACF
1 1 (50.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) zSecure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CA
1 1 (50.00%) IBM