The table below looks at the statistics for RACF skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RACF over the 3 months to 25 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
Rank - 151 132
Contract jobs citing RACF 0 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.36% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category - 3.09% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Median daily rate - £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £425 £500
% change year-on-year
+0.58% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.75 £29.25
% change year-on-year
- -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 North West region.

System Software Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
342 485 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.78% 11.55% 11.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 267 186
Median daily rate £375 £320 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +13.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £209 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 50 65
Median hourly rate £14.34 £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.10% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £23.10 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

RACF
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

RACF Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

RACF
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

RACF Daily Rate Trend in the North West

RACF
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

RACF Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

RACF
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 North West region with a requirement for RACF.

1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) zOS
2 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (66.67%) zSecure
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware

RACF
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) RACF Security Specialist
1 2 (66.67%) RACF Specialist
1 2 (66.67%) Security Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Access Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Identity Management Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) zSecure
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle