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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
Rank 121 97 94
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -3
Contract jobs citing RACF 7 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.31% 0.12% 0.64%
As % of the System Software category 2.80% 1.52% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 6
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£500 £600 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +45.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £481 £425
% change year-on-year
-7.53% +13.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £29.25 -
% change year-on-year
-56.41% -
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
250 132 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 10.96% 7.78% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 62 53
Average daily rate £350 £295 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £125 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 24 10
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.25 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.43 £9.00 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.72 £37.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RACF within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Halifax - 7 £500 - 1
RACF
Yorkshire

RACF
Top 23 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) SSL
1 7 (100.00%) CICS
1 7 (100.00%) zOS
1 7 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 7 (100.00%) JCL
1 7 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 7 (100.00%) OMEGAMON
1 7 (100.00%) VSAM
1 7 (100.00%) ISPF
1 7 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 6 (85.71%) Migration
3 5 (71.43%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) Middleware
4 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (14.29%) AS400
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Tandem
4 1 (14.29%) Banking

RACF
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) CICS
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) SSL
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Consultant
1 5 (71.43%) Mainframe Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) ISPF
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 7 (100.00%) VSAM
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) AS400
2 1 (14.29%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) zOS
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Migration
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) JCL
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 7 (100.00%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) IBM
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