The table below looks at the statistics for RACF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RACF over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
Rank 85 90 83
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing RACF 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.17% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 1.69% 2.44% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £375 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -37.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £425 £500
% change year-on-year
+0.58% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.75 £29.25
% change year-on-year
- -56.41%
RACF
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

System Software Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
118 123 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.99% 7.38% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 41 53
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £173 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £520 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £25.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +108.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

RACF
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing RACF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

RACF Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

RACF
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RACF across the Edinburgh region.

RACF Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

RACF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for RACF.

1 16 (76.19%) CA
2 14 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
4 12 (57.14%) CA Single Sign-On
4 12 (57.14%) Identity Access Management
5 10 (47.62%) Finance
6 8 (38.10%) Mainframe
7 7 (33.33%) Financial Institution
7 7 (33.33%) Data Centre
8 6 (28.57%) Cyber-Ark
8 6 (28.57%) Hedge funds
8 6 (28.57%) CICS
9 4 (19.05%) IBM
9 4 (19.05%) DB2
9 4 (19.05%) zOS
9 4 (19.05%) OMEGAMON
10 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
10 3 (14.29%) Replication
10 3 (14.29%) Information Security
10 3 (14.29%) SQL
10 3 (14.29%) REXX
10 3 (14.29%) OS/2
10 3 (14.29%) BMC
10 3 (14.29%) Security Operations
11 2 (9.52%) Planning and Forecasting
11 2 (9.52%) Network Security
11 2 (9.52%) PKI
11 2 (9.52%) SIEM
11 2 (9.52%) Wireless
11 2 (9.52%) Identity Management

RACF
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 6 (28.57%) CICS
2 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Network Security
1 2 (9.52%) Wireless
2 1 (4.76%) LDAP
2 1 (4.76%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) DB2
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 7 (33.33%) Financial Institution
3 2 (9.52%) Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Consultant
2 12 (57.14%) Security Consultant
3 11 (52.38%) Architect
4 9 (42.86%) Security Architect
5 3 (14.29%) DB2 DBA
5 3 (14.29%) DB2 Support
5 3 (14.29%) DBA
5 3 (14.29%) Production DBA
5 3 (14.29%) Security Management Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Identity Management Architect
6 2 (9.52%) SIEM Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) CISSP Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Financial Services Project Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) IT Security Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Security Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 1 (4.76%) Systems Programmer
7 1 (4.76%) Transformation Manager
7 1 (4.76%) z/OS Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) ISPF
1 1 (4.76%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Mainframe
2 7 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 6 (28.57%) Hedge funds
4 3 (14.29%) Replication
5 2 (9.52%) PKI
6 1 (4.76%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) zOS
2 3 (14.29%) OS/2
3 1 (4.76%) Solaris
3 1 (4.76%) Unix
3 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Identity Access Management
2 3 (14.29%) Information Security
2 3 (14.29%) Security Operations
3 2 (9.52%) Identity Management
3 2 (9.52%) Planning and Forecasting
3 2 (9.52%) Security Management
3 2 (9.52%) SIEM
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Release Management
4 1 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (4.76%) Security Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) REXX
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) CCNA
1 1 (4.76%) CCNP
1 1 (4.76%) CISA
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.76%) CISM
1 1 (4.76%) CISSP
1 1 (4.76%) MCP
1 1 (4.76%) MCSE
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
1 1 (4.76%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.76%) COBIT
2 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 12 (57.14%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (19.05%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) CA
2 6 (28.57%) Cyber-Ark
3 4 (19.05%) IBM
4 3 (14.29%) BMC