The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for RACF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RACF over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
England / London
Rank 398 423 412
Rank change year-on-year +25 -11  
Contract jobs citing RACF 8 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.041% 0.077% 0.038%
As % of the System Software category 0.37% 0.78% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 8
Median daily rate £381 £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.44% -18.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £375 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £480 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £475 £340
% change year-on-year -13.68% +39.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

RACF is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2137 2183 1960
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 10.98% 9.86% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1486 1500 1292
Median daily rate £450 £440 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £250 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 92 131
Median hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.68 £30.00 £28.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

RACF
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing RACF as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for RACF in London

RACF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RACF in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for RACF in London

RACF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RACF in London

RACF
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RACF within the London region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
RACF
England

RACF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 London region with a requirement for RACF.

1 12 (85.71%) SQL
1 12 (85.71%) Unix
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
1 12 (85.71%) OpenVMS
1 12 (85.71%) TACACS
1 12 (85.71%) Tandem
1 12 (85.71%) iSeries
1 12 (85.71%) Mentoring
1 12 (85.71%) Coaching
1 12 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (85.71%) SIEM
2 11 (78.57%) Security Operations
3 10 (71.43%) Network Security
3 10 (71.43%) TCP/IP
4 9 (64.29%) Banking
4 9 (64.29%) Security Operations Centre
5 8 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (57.14%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (57.14%) Finance
5 8 (57.14%) Information Security
6 4 (28.57%) Law
6 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
6 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
7 2 (14.29%) GCIH
7 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Service Management
7 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
7 2 (14.29%) Validation
7 2 (14.29%) GIAC
7 2 (14.29%) SharePoint

RACF
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) TACACS
2 10 (71.43%) Network Security
2 10 (71.43%) TCP/IP
3 8 (57.14%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 9 (64.29%) Banking
2 8 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
1 8 (57.14%) Security Analyst
1 8 (57.14%) SOC Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Incident Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) RACF Technician
2 2 (14.29%) Security Operations Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) RACF Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) RACF Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Security Technician
Miscellaneous
1 12 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (85.71%) iSeries
1 12 (85.71%) Tandem
2 9 (64.29%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) OpenVMS
1 12 (85.71%) Unix
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Coaching
1 12 (85.71%) Mentoring
1 12 (85.71%) SIEM
2 11 (78.57%) Security Operations
3 8 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (57.14%) Information Security
4 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
5 2 (14.29%) Attack Monitoring
5 2 (14.29%) Security Monitoring
5 2 (14.29%) Service Management
5 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) GCIH
1 2 (14.29%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) zSecure
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) ServiceNow
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