The table below looks at the statistics for RACF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RACF over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
North West / Manchester
Rank 92 - 89
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RACF 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.074% - 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 0.75% - 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £465 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £431 £313
% change year-on-year
-4.92% +38.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

System Software Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
134 154 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.91% 8.51% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 74 45
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £160 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £479 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 19
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £12.12 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £40.00 £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.00 £16.46
% change year-on-year
-0.43% -2.76%

RACF
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

RACF Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

RACF
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

RACF Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

RACF
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for RACF.

1 1 (100.00%) zOS
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) People Management

RACF
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) People Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management