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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
Rank 91 85 85
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing RACF 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.32% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 2.67% 2.75% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £463 £375 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -37.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £400 £531
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £12.75 £29.25
% change year-on-year
+213.72% -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
150 109 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.87% 6.84% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 35 52
Median daily rate £375 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £173 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £520 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Median hourly rate £48.75 £25.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.00% +108.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £25.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £25.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +9.67%

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 27 July 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 25 (75.76%) CA
2 22 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 22 (66.67%) Finance
2 22 (66.67%) Identity Access Management
3 21 (63.64%) CA Single Sign-On
4 19 (57.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (51.52%) Data Centre
6 11 (33.33%) Mainframe
7 10 (30.30%) Financial Institution
8 8 (24.24%) Hedge funds
9 7 (21.21%) CICS
9 7 (21.21%) Unix
10 6 (18.18%) Cyber-Ark
11 5 (15.15%) Security Operations
11 5 (15.15%) Law
11 5 (15.15%) Information Security
12 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (12.12%) zOS
12 4 (12.12%) DB2
12 4 (12.12%) IBM
12 4 (12.12%) SIEM
12 4 (12.12%) OMEGAMON
13 3 (9.09%) Release Management
13 3 (9.09%) Change Management
13 3 (9.09%) Network Security
13 3 (9.09%) Planning and Forecasting
13 3 (9.09%) PMP
13 3 (9.09%) PMI Certification
13 3 (9.09%) SQL
13 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2

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 7 (21.21%) CICS
2 3 (9.09%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Network Security
1 3 (9.09%) Wireless
2 1 (3.03%) LDAP
2 1 (3.03%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) DB2
General
1 22 (66.67%) Finance
2 10 (30.30%) Financial Institution
3 5 (15.15%) Law
4 2 (6.06%) Banking
5 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Consultant
2 18 (54.55%) Security Consultant
3 13 (39.39%) Architect
4 11 (33.33%) Security Architect
5 5 (15.15%) Project Manager
6 4 (12.12%) Security Management Consultant
6 4 (12.12%) SIEM Consultant
7 3 (9.09%) DB2 DBA
7 3 (9.09%) DB2 Support
7 3 (9.09%) DBA
7 3 (9.09%) Financial Services Project Manager
7 3 (9.09%) Production DBA
7 3 (9.09%) Transformation Manager
7 3 (9.09%) Transformation Project Manager
8 2 (6.06%) Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) CISSP Consultant
8 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 2 (6.06%) Migration Manager
8 2 (6.06%) Migration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) ISPF
1 1 (3.03%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 17 (51.52%) Data Centre
2 11 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 8 (24.24%) Hedge funds
4 3 (9.09%) PKI
4 3 (9.09%) Replication
5 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.03%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Unix
2 4 (12.12%) zOS
3 3 (9.09%) OS/2
3 3 (9.09%) Solaris
3 3 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Identity Access Management
2 5 (15.15%) Information Security
2 5 (15.15%) Security Operations
3 4 (12.12%) SIEM
3 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (9.09%) Change Management
4 3 (9.09%) Identity Management
4 3 (9.09%) Migration
4 3 (9.09%) Planning and Forecasting
4 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 3 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 3 (9.09%) Project Planning
4 3 (9.09%) Release Management
4 3 (9.09%) Security Management
5 2 (6.06%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (3.03%) Project Management
6 1 (3.03%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (3.03%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) REXX
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) PMI Certification
1 3 (9.09%) PMP
2 2 (6.06%) CCNA
2 2 (6.06%) CCNP
2 2 (6.06%) CISA
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.06%) CISM
2 2 (6.06%) CISSP
2 2 (6.06%) MCP
2 2 (6.06%) MCSE
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (57.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) COBIT
2 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 21 (63.64%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (12.12%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 25 (75.76%) CA
2 6 (18.18%) Cyber-Ark
3 4 (12.12%) IBM
4 3 (9.09%) BMC