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 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
Rank 420 427 382
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -45
Contract jobs citing RACF 16 7 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.072% 0.030% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 0.62% 0.30% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 38
Median daily rate £475 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £400 £531
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £12.75 £29.25
% change year-on-year
+213.72% -56.41%
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
2592 2296 2188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.70% 9.73% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1822 1508 1340
Median daily rate £450 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £203 £168
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 50 125 162
Median hourly rate £14.02 £18.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.12% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.98 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+20.58% +9.67%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +48 2 £538 -
RACF
England

RACF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 36 (70.59%) zSecure
2 30 (58.82%) Finance
3 29 (56.86%) Service Management
4 20 (39.22%) Management Information System
5 19 (37.25%) SQL
6 18 (35.29%) Mainframe
6 18 (35.29%) Banking
7 14 (27.45%) Validation
8 11 (21.57%) Active Directory
8 11 (21.57%) Identity Access Management
9 7 (13.73%) zOS
10 6 (11.76%) CA Single Sign-On
10 6 (11.76%) CA
10 6 (11.76%) Data Centre
10 6 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
11 5 (9.80%) Unit Testing
11 5 (9.80%) Spreadsheet
11 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (9.80%) Law
12 4 (7.84%) Unix
12 4 (7.84%) IBM
13 3 (5.88%) Information Security
14 2 (3.92%) ACF2
14 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
15 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Architecture
15 1 (1.96%) QA
15 1 (1.96%) Cyber-Ark
15 1 (1.96%) Advertising
15 1 (1.96%) DB2

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 (1.96%) CICS
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) DB2
General
1 30 (58.82%) Finance
2 18 (35.29%) Banking
3 5 (9.80%) Law
4 1 (1.96%) Advertising
4 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (47.06%) RACF Technician
2 17 (33.33%) Security Technician
3 9 (17.65%) RACF Specialist
4 7 (13.73%) Administrator
5 6 (11.76%) Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) Identity Management Administrator
6 4 (7.84%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.84%) RACF Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) RACF Security Specialist
6 4 (7.84%) Security Specialist
7 3 (5.88%) Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Security Administrator
8 2 (3.92%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Identity Management Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) RACF Administrator
9 1 (1.96%) Business Manager
9 1 (1.96%) Information Security Project Manager
9 1 (1.96%) Security Manager
9 1 (1.96%) Security Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 20 (39.22%) Management Information System
2 18 (35.29%) Mainframe
3 6 (11.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) zOS
2 4 (7.84%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (56.86%) Service Management
2 14 (27.45%) Validation
3 11 (21.57%) Identity Access Management
4 6 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (9.80%) Unit Testing
6 3 (5.88%) Information Security
7 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (1.96%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (37.25%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 11 (21.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.92%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 36 (70.59%) zSecure
2 6 (11.76%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) CA
2 4 (7.84%) IBM
3 1 (1.96%) Cyber-Ark