Period
to 20 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for RACF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RACF over the 6 months to 20 June 2018 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)
England > North East
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing RACF 16 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.24% - -
As % of the System Software category 5.90% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
North East median daily rate £400 - -
England median daily rate £400 £410 £475
% change year-on-year -2.44% -13.68% -9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £40.00

RACF is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 271 171 477
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 20.98% 13.08% 19.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 101 288
North East median daily rate £331 £333 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.38% +16.56% -4.92%
10th Percentile £225 £185 £207
90th Percentile £475 £500 £415
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 34 42
North East median hourly rate £15.20 £31.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.97% +10.71% +115.38%
10th Percentile £11.25 £9.69 £11.12
90th Percentile £28.25 £40.00 £36.50
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% -3.13%

RACF
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing RACF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for RACF in the North East

RACF
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RACF within the North East region over the 6 months to 20 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 16 £400 -
RACF
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing RACF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North East region with a requirement for RACF.

1 16 (100.00%) C
1 16 (100.00%) MVS
1 16 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 16 (100.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 16 (100.00%) JCL
1 16 (100.00%) VSAM
1 16 (100.00%) ISPF
1 16 (100.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 15 (93.75%) Service Management
2 15 (93.75%) ITIL
3 14 (87.50%) Unix
3 14 (87.50%) Windows
3 14 (87.50%) AIX
3 14 (87.50%) HPUX
3 14 (87.50%) Solaris
3 14 (87.50%) Linux
3 14 (87.50%) Shell Script
3 14 (87.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 14 (87.50%) VMS
3 14 (87.50%) HP
3 14 (87.50%) BMC
3 14 (87.50%) Red Hat
3 14 (87.50%) Change Management
3 14 (87.50%) Data Management
3 14 (87.50%) Open Source
3 14 (87.50%) SaaS
3 14 (87.50%) PaaS
3 14 (87.50%) ITIL V3
3 14 (87.50%) VME
3 14 (87.50%) PowerShell

RACF
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Cloud Services
1 14 (87.50%) IaaS
1 14 (87.50%) PaaS
1 14 (87.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) SMS
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Analyst
2 8 (50.00%) Operations Analyst
3 6 (37.50%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (37.50%) Support Analyst
4 5 (31.25%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 4 (25.00%) Operational Support Analyst
5 4 (25.00%) Operations Support Analyst
6 3 (18.75%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (12.50%) MVS Support
8 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
8 1 (6.25%) Digital Analyst
8 1 (6.25%) Digital Performance Analyst
8 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
8 1 (6.25%) Mainframe Analyst
8 1 (6.25%) Mainframe Support
8 1 (6.25%) Performance Analyst
8 1 (6.25%) Unix Analyst
8 1 (6.25%) Unix Support
8 1 (6.25%) Unix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (100.00%) VSAM
2 14 (87.50%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (81.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) MVS
2 14 (87.50%) AIX
2 14 (87.50%) HPUX
2 14 (87.50%) Linux
2 14 (87.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 14 (87.50%) Solaris
2 14 (87.50%) Unix
2 14 (87.50%) VME
2 14 (87.50%) VMS
2 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) Windows 2000 Server
2 14 (87.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) ITIL
1 15 (93.75%) Service Management
2 14 (87.50%) Change Management
2 14 (87.50%) Data Management
2 14 (87.50%) ITIL V3
2 14 (87.50%) Open Source
2 14 (87.50%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 2 (12.50%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C
1 16 (100.00%) JCL
2 14 (87.50%) PowerShell
2 14 (87.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 16 (100.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 14 (87.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 16 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 16 (100.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) BMC
1 14 (87.50%) HP
1 14 (87.50%) Red Hat
1 14 (87.50%) ServiceNow