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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
Rank 93 85 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing RACF 2 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.12% 0.64% -
As % of the System Software category 1.56% 6.99% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Average daily rate
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£600 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £425 £292
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +45.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 - £34.50
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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
128 143 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 7.63% 9.20% 7.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 53 47
Average daily rate £288 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £113 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £408 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 19
Average hourly rate £12.75 £12.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.02 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.85 £20.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.71
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +4.72%

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 5 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) ACF2
2 3 (75.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (50.00%) Change Control
4 1 (25.00%) Twitter

RACF
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Programmer
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Programmer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) ACF2
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Twitter