The table below looks at the statistics for RACF skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RACF over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
Rank - - 99
Contract jobs citing RACF 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - - 0.064%
As % of the System Software category - - 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £398
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -24.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
RACF
Yorkshire

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

System Software Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
180 105 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 8.85% 5.95% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 56 44
Average daily rate £383 £315 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.52% +5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £213 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 15
Average hourly rate £10.75 £10.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.20 £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

RACF
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RACF across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

RACF Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

RACF
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

RACF Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

RACF
Top 23 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing RACF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RACF.

1 5 (100.00%) SSL
1 5 (100.00%) CICS
1 5 (100.00%) zOS
1 5 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 5 (100.00%) JCL
1 5 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 5 (100.00%) VSAM
1 5 (100.00%) ISPF
1 5 (100.00%) OMEGAMON
1 5 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) Middleware
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (40.00%) Tandem
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) AS400
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (20.00%) Finance

RACF
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing RACF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RACF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) CICS
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) SSL
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Mainframe Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Mainframe Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) ISPF
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 5 (100.00%) VSAM
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) AS400
2 2 (40.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) zOS
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JCL
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) OMEGAMON
1 5 (100.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) IBM