The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 30 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.

IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 - 92
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing RACF 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.076% - 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 0.78% - 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £465 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £475 £370
% change year-on-year -13.68% +28.37%  
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 Manchester with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 129 156 129
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 9.74% 8.68% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 77 51
Median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £160 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -5.40% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 15
Median hourly rate £15.50 £12.28 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.27% -18.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £9.75 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £67.50 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.03% +4.10%  

RACF
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

RACF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RACF in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 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 Manchester region with a requirement for RACF.

1 1 (100.00%) zOS
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) People Management

RACF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) People Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management