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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 70 83 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing RACF 1 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.12% 0.82% -
As % of the System Software category 1.28% 9.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £400 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £431 £313
% change year-on-year
-4.92% +38.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
78 125 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.61% 8.53% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 41 24
Median daily rate £400 £388 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £290 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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 25 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for RACF.

1 4 (80.00%) zOS
2 3 (60.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) OpenVMS
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Cryptography
3 2 (40.00%) Sourcefire
3 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (40.00%) iSeries
3 2 (40.00%) SIEM
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) TACACS
3 2 (40.00%) Tandem
3 2 (40.00%) Malware Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) FireEye
3 2 (40.00%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) zSecure
4 1 (20.00%) ACF2
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Finance

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
1 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (40.00%) TACACS
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Monitoring Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Security Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Security Monitoring Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) RACF Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Security Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (40.00%) iSeries
2 2 (40.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) zOS
2 2 (40.00%) OpenVMS
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Cryptography
1 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (40.00%) Malware Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Security Monitoring
1 2 (40.00%) SIEM
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) zSecure
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) FireEye
1 2 (40.00%) Sourcefire
2 1 (20.00%) IBM