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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
Rank 394 424 383
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -41
Contract jobs citing RACF 34 7 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.030% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 1.41% 0.31% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 1 30
Median daily rate £450 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £550 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £550 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £498 £375 £531
% change year-on-year
+32.66% -29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.30 £29.25
% change year-on-year
+27.79% +7.00%
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
2418 2264 2107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.19% 9.69% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1736 1512 1293
Median daily rate £445 £374 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.98% +6.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 124 150
Median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.05 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £40.00 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.90%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +53 7 £475 -
RACF
England

RACF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 31 (60.78%) Finance
2 31 (60.78%) Service Management
3 21 (41.18%) Management Information System
4 20 (39.22%) SQL
5 18 (35.29%) Mainframe
6 16 (31.37%) Banking
7 14 (27.45%) Validation
8 11 (21.57%) Active Directory
8 11 (21.57%) Identity Access Management
9 8 (15.69%) zOS
10 7 (13.73%) CA
10 7 (13.73%) Data Centre
11 6 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (11.76%) CA Single Sign-On
12 5 (9.80%) IBM
12 5 (9.80%) Law
12 5 (9.80%) Unit Testing
12 5 (9.80%) Spreadsheet
12 5 (9.80%) Cybersecurity
13 4 (7.84%) Unix
14 3 (5.88%) ACF2
15 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 2 (3.92%) Project Management
16 1 (1.96%) Information Security
16 1 (1.96%) Risk Management
16 1 (1.96%) Change Management
16 1 (1.96%) Linux
16 1 (1.96%) Adabas
16 1 (1.96%) SNA

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
1 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) Adabas
1 1 (1.96%) DB2
General
1 31 (60.78%) Finance
2 16 (31.37%) Banking
3 5 (9.80%) Law
4 1 (1.96%) Advertising
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
4 7 (13.73%) Consultant
5 5 (9.80%) RACF Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) Identity Management Administrator
6 4 (7.84%) RACF Security Specialist
6 4 (7.84%) Security Specialist
7 3 (5.88%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Security Administrator
8 2 (3.92%) Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Business Analyst
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%) Mainframe Project Manager
9 1 (1.96%) Mainframe Specialist
9 1 (1.96%) RACF Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (41.18%) Management Information System
2 18 (35.29%) Mainframe
3 7 (13.73%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.96%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) zOS
2 4 (7.84%) Unix
3 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (60.78%) Service Management
2 14 (27.45%) Validation
3 11 (21.57%) Identity Access Management
4 6 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (9.80%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (9.80%) Unit Testing
6 2 (3.92%) Project Management
7 1 (1.96%) Change Management
7 1 (1.96%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.96%) Data Centre Operations
7 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (1.96%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.96%) Information Security
7 1 (1.96%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (39.22%) SQL
2 1 (1.96%) COBOL
2 1 (1.96%) REXX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 11 (21.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.88%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 36 (70.59%) zSecure
2 6 (11.76%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) CA
2 5 (9.80%) IBM
3 1 (1.96%) Cyber-Ark