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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
Rank 77 87 73
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Contract jobs citing RACF 1 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.097% 0.29% 0.34%
As % of the System Software category 1.19% 4.72% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £361
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £445 £393
% change year-on-year
-7.58% +13.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.75 -
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
84 106 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.16% 6.21% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 39 60
Median daily rate £263 £370 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.05% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £238 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £489 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £30.50 £25.25 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.79% +110.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 28 September 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 10 (71.43%) CA
2 8 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (50.00%) Mainframe
4 6 (42.86%) CA Single Sign-On
4 6 (42.86%) CICS
4 6 (42.86%) Identity Access Management
5 5 (35.71%) Cyber-Ark
6 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
6 4 (28.57%) OMEGAMON
6 4 (28.57%) Finance
6 4 (28.57%) IBM
6 4 (28.57%) zOS
6 4 (28.57%) DB2
7 3 (21.43%) SQL
7 3 (21.43%) REXX
7 3 (21.43%) OS/2
7 3 (21.43%) BMC
7 3 (21.43%) Replication
7 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
8 2 (14.29%) Security Operations
8 2 (14.29%) Planning and Forecasting
8 2 (14.29%) PKI
8 2 (14.29%) Network Security
8 2 (14.29%) Hedge funds
8 2 (14.29%) Information Security
8 2 (14.29%) Banking
8 2 (14.29%) Wireless
8 2 (14.29%) Financial Institution
8 2 (14.29%) 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 (42.86%) CICS
2 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Network Security
1 2 (14.29%) Wireless
2 1 (7.14%) LDAP
2 1 (7.14%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) DB2
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Consultant
2 6 (42.86%) Architect
2 6 (42.86%) Security Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) Security Architect
4 3 (21.43%) DB2 DBA
4 3 (21.43%) DB2 Support
4 3 (21.43%) DBA
4 3 (21.43%) Production DBA
5 2 (14.29%) Identity Management Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Security Management Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) CISSP Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Programmer
6 1 (7.14%) Security Specialist
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Specialist
6 1 (7.14%) SIEM Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Systems Programmer
6 1 (7.14%) z/OS Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) ISPF
1 1 (7.14%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 3 (21.43%) Replication
4 2 (14.29%) Hedge funds
4 2 (14.29%) PKI
5 1 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) zOS
2 3 (21.43%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (14.29%) Identity Management
2 2 (14.29%) Information Security
2 2 (14.29%) Planning and Forecasting
2 2 (14.29%) Security Management
2 2 (14.29%) Security Operations
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
3 1 (7.14%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) REXX
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CCNA
1 1 (7.14%) CCNP
1 1 (7.14%) CISA
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.14%) CISM
1 1 (7.14%) CISSP
1 1 (7.14%) MCP
1 1 (7.14%) MCSE
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) COBIT
2 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (28.57%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) CA
2 5 (35.71%) Cyber-Ark
3 4 (28.57%) IBM
4 3 (21.43%) BMC