The table below looks at the statistics for RACF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RACF over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
Rank 78 - 58
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RACF 9 0 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.64% - 1.49%
As % of the System Software category 8.82% - 16.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Average daily rate £475 - £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £313 £395
% change year-on-year
+24.00% -20.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
102 61 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.24% 4.65% 8.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 24 40
Average daily rate £363 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £250 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.68
% change year-on-year
- +2.07%

RACF
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RACF across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing RACF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RACF.

1 19 (90.48%) CA
2 14 (66.67%) Mainframe
3 12 (57.14%) zOS
3 12 (57.14%) DB2
3 12 (57.14%) CICS
4 11 (52.38%) JCL
4 11 (52.38%) CA Endevor
4 11 (52.38%) QA
5 9 (42.86%) Finance
6 8 (38.10%) Identity Access Management
6 8 (38.10%) Data Centre
7 7 (33.33%) CA Single Sign-On
7 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 5 (23.81%) Unix
8 5 (23.81%) Law
9 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (4.76%) SQL
11 1 (4.76%) CISA
11 1 (4.76%) CISM
11 1 (4.76%) Change Management
11 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
11 1 (4.76%) Identity Management
11 1 (4.76%) Security Management
11 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
11 1 (4.76%) Wireless
11 1 (4.76%) Windows
11 1 (4.76%) Solaris
11 1 (4.76%) MCSE
11 1 (4.76%) IBM

RACF
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing RACF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RACF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (57.14%) CICS
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Network Security
1 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) DB2
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Law
3 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Analyst
2 11 (52.38%) CICS Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) Security Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Architect
6 1 (4.76%) CISSP Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) DB2 Systems Programmer
6 1 (4.76%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Identity Management Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Mainframe Programmer
6 1 (4.76%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
6 1 (4.76%) Migration Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Programmer
6 1 (4.76%) Security Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Security Management Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) SIEM Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Programmer
6 1 (4.76%) Transformation Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 14 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 8 (38.10%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Hedge funds
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) PKI
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) zOS
2 5 (23.81%) Unix
3 1 (4.76%) Solaris
3 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Identity Access Management
2 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.76%) Change Management
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (4.76%) Identity Management
3 1 (4.76%) Information Security
3 1 (4.76%) Migration
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
3 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
3 1 (4.76%) Release Management
3 1 (4.76%) Security Management
3 1 (4.76%) Security Operations
3 1 (4.76%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) JCL
2 1 (4.76%) REXX
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
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 11 (52.38%) QA
2 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (52.38%) CA Endevor
2 7 (33.33%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (4.76%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) CA
2 1 (4.76%) BMC
2 1 (4.76%) IBM
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