Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 21 November 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)
England > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 211
Contract jobs citing RACF 0 0 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - - 0.34%
As % of the System Software category - - 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 9
North West median daily rate - - £425
England median daily rate £375 £475 £445
% change year-on-year -21.05% +6.74% -1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £40.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year - +213.73% -56.41%

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 West with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 619 685 866
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 10.79% 10.05% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 386 461
North West median daily rate £385 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £125 £143 £163
90th Percentile £551 £508 £513
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 77 108
North West median hourly rate £15.69 £14.34 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.41% -1.10% -3.33%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.18
90th Percentile £39.30 £21.60 £25.43
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

RACF
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for RACF in the North West

RACF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RACF in the North West