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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
Rank 431 427 394
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -33
Contract jobs citing RACF 4 10 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.018% 0.043% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 0.15% 0.45% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 45
Median daily rate £575 £440 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.68% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £428 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £452 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £445 £393
% change year-on-year
-7.58% +13.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.75 -
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
2715 2209 2385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.00% 9.46% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1883 1476 1532
Median daily rate £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £352 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 100 163
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.04% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.15 £43.45 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RACF across the London region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

RACF Daily Rate Histogram 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
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 RACF within the London region over the 3 months to 25 September 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 - 2 £512 -
RACF
England

RACF
Top 29 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 29 (76.32%) zSecure
2 21 (55.26%) Service Management
3 19 (50.00%) Banking
4 18 (47.37%) Management Information System
4 18 (47.37%) Finance
4 18 (47.37%) Mainframe
5 14 (36.84%) Validation
6 10 (26.32%) SQL
7 7 (18.42%) zOS
8 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
8 6 (15.79%) Identity Access Management
8 6 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (13.16%) Unit Testing
9 5 (13.16%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (10.53%) IBM
11 3 (7.89%) Information Security
11 3 (7.89%) ACF2
12 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (5.26%) Advertising
13 1 (2.63%) CICS
13 1 (2.63%) CA
13 1 (2.63%) DB2
13 1 (2.63%) CA Single Sign-On
13 1 (2.63%) Project Management
13 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
13 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 1 (2.63%) QA
13 1 (2.63%) Cyber-Ark
13 1 (2.63%) Data Centre

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 (2.63%) CICS
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) DB2
General
1 19 (50.00%) Banking
2 18 (47.37%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Advertising
4 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) RACF Technician
2 13 (34.21%) Security Technician
3 9 (23.68%) RACF Specialist
4 7 (18.42%) Administrator
5 4 (10.53%) Identity Management Administrator
5 4 (10.53%) RACF Security Specialist
5 4 (10.53%) Security Specialist
6 3 (7.89%) Security Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.26%) RACF Administrator
8 1 (2.63%) Active Directory Administrator
8 1 (2.63%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) Identity Management Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) Information Security Project Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Mainframe Project Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Mainframe Specialist
8 1 (2.63%) RACF Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) Security Project Manager
8 1 (2.63%) z/OS Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 18 (47.37%) Mainframe
1 18 (47.37%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) Service Management
2 14 (36.84%) Validation
3 6 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (15.79%) Identity Access Management
4 5 (13.16%) Unit Testing
5 3 (7.89%) Information Security
6 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.63%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 29 (76.32%) zSecure
2 1 (2.63%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) IBM
2 1 (2.63%) CA
2 1 (2.63%) Cyber-Ark