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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CA ACF2
Rank 427 432 399
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -33
Contract jobs citing ACF2 1 1 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.004% 0.097%
As % of the System Software category 0.038% 0.043% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 16
Median daily rate - - £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £495 - £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
2603 2308 2224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.74% 9.79% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1834 1524 1368
Median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 122 163
Median hourly rate £14.04 £18.61 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.56% +9.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.98 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +9.67%

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 17 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 15 (93.75%) Mainframe
1 15 (93.75%) Service Management
1 15 (93.75%) zSecure
2 13 (81.25%) Validation
3 12 (75.00%) Management Information System
4 8 (50.00%) Finance
5 7 (43.75%) Banking
5 7 (43.75%) zOS
5 7 (43.75%) Unit Testing
6 6 (37.50%) Health Informatics
6 6 (37.50%) CA
6 6 (37.50%) Marketing
6 6 (37.50%) Resource Management
6 6 (37.50%) Informatics
7 2 (12.50%) RACF
8 1 (6.25%) Project Management
8 1 (6.25%) IBM

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 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) Banking
3 6 (37.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Security Technician
2 6 (37.50%) Consultant
2 6 (37.50%) Security Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Mainframe Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Mainframe Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 15 (93.75%) Mainframe
2 12 (75.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (37.50%) Health Informatics
3 6 (37.50%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Service Management
2 13 (81.25%) Validation
3 7 (43.75%) Unit Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Resource Management
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) RACF
Systems Management
1 15 (93.75%) zSecure
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) CA
2 1 (6.25%) IBM