The table below looks at the statistics for RACF skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RACF over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
Rank 418 410 377
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -33
Contract jobs citing RACF 2 17 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.076% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 0.073% 0.78% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 35
Median daily rate - £448 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.20%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
RACF
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
2731 2191 2122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.72% 9.75% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1885 1539 1377
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £349
% change year-on-year
- +0.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 107 160
Median hourly rate £17.75 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.76 £43.00 £25.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.78
% change year-on-year
- -4.64%

RACF
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing RACF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

RACF Jobs Demand Trend in London

RACF
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RACF across the London region.

RACF Daily Rate Trend in London

RACF
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RACF across the London region.

RACF Hourly Rate Trend in London

RACF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RACF 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 RACF.

1 5 (71.43%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) zSecure
3 3 (42.86%) Mainframe
3 3 (42.86%) Information Security
4 2 (28.57%) TACACS
4 2 (28.57%) Tandem
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Unix
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) OpenVMS
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) Service Management
4 2 (28.57%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) iSeries
4 2 (28.57%) SIEM
4 2 (28.57%) ACF2
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 2 (28.57%) Coaching
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
5 1 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (14.29%) Law
5 1 (14.29%) Advertising
5 1 (14.29%) Validation
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management

RACF
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 (14.29%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Network Security
1 2 (28.57%) TACACS
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
General
1 5 (71.43%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Advertising
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Business Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Information Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Information Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Mainframe Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Project Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) RACF Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) RACF Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Security Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Security Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Security Technician
2 1 (14.29%) SOC Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Mainframe
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) iSeries
2 2 (28.57%) Tandem
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) OpenVMS
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) Coaching
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) SIEM
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) zSecure