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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
Rank 67 83 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Contract jobs citing RACF 27 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.80% 0.14% -
As % of the System Software category 15.34% 1.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 0
Median daily rate £475 £485 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £485 £355
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +36.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.30 -
% change year-on-year
+27.79% -
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
176 112 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.73% 7.59% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 42 35
Median daily rate £450 £300 £329
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -8.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £115 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £410 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £335 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +123.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 6 May 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 24 (77.42%) CA
2 22 (70.97%) Finance
3 21 (67.74%) Identity Access Management
4 20 (64.52%) CA Single Sign-On
4 20 (64.52%) Active Directory
5 17 (54.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (48.39%) Data Centre
7 11 (35.48%) Mainframe
8 10 (32.26%) Financial Institution
9 8 (25.81%) Hedge funds
10 7 (22.58%) Unix
11 6 (19.35%) CICS
12 5 (16.13%) Law
12 5 (16.13%) Information Security
12 5 (16.13%) Security Operations
13 4 (12.90%) SIEM
13 4 (12.90%) OMEGAMON
13 4 (12.90%) Cyber-Ark
13 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (12.90%) Replication
13 4 (12.90%) WebSphere
13 4 (12.90%) REXX
13 4 (12.90%) zOS
13 4 (12.90%) BMC
13 4 (12.90%) SQL
13 4 (12.90%) DB2
13 4 (12.90%) IBM
14 3 (9.68%) Windows
14 3 (9.68%) Solaris
14 3 (9.68%) PMP

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 (19.35%) CICS
2 4 (12.90%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Network Security
1 3 (9.68%) Wireless
2 1 (3.23%) LDAP
2 1 (3.23%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) DB2
General
1 22 (70.97%) Finance
2 10 (32.26%) Financial Institution
3 5 (16.13%) Law
4 2 (6.45%) Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Consultant
1 17 (54.84%) Security Consultant
2 12 (38.71%) Architect
3 10 (32.26%) Security Architect
4 5 (16.13%) Project Manager
5 4 (12.90%) SIEM Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) DB2 DBA
6 3 (9.68%) DB2 Support
6 3 (9.68%) DBA
6 3 (9.68%) Financial Services Project Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Production DBA
6 3 (9.68%) Security Management Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) Transformation Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Transformation Project Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Identity Management Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Migration Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Migration Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 15 (48.39%) Data Centre
2 11 (35.48%) Mainframe
3 8 (25.81%) Hedge funds
4 4 (12.90%) Replication
5 3 (9.68%) PKI
6 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Unix
2 4 (12.90%) zOS
3 3 (9.68%) OS/2
3 3 (9.68%) Solaris
3 3 (9.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) Identity Access Management
2 5 (16.13%) Information Security
2 5 (16.13%) Security Operations
3 4 (12.90%) SIEM
3 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (9.68%) Change Management
4 3 (9.68%) Identity Management
4 3 (9.68%) Migration
4 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
4 3 (9.68%) Programme Management
4 3 (9.68%) Project Planning
4 3 (9.68%) Release Management
4 3 (9.68%) Security Management
5 2 (6.45%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (3.23%) Project Management
6 1 (3.23%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (3.23%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) REXX
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) PMI Certification
1 3 (9.68%) PMP
2 2 (6.45%) CCNA
2 2 (6.45%) CCNP
2 2 (6.45%) CISA
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.45%) CISM
2 2 (6.45%) CISSP
2 2 (6.45%) MCP
2 2 (6.45%) MCSE
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (54.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.23%) COBIT
2 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (64.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (64.52%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (12.90%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 24 (77.42%) CA
2 4 (12.90%) BMC
2 4 (12.90%) Cyber-Ark
2 4 (12.90%) IBM