The table below looks at the statistics for RACF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RACF over the 3 months to 28 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
Rank 123 128 126
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing RACF 3 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.13% 0.21% 0.072%
As % of the System Software category 1.27% 2.62% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Median daily rate £350 £330 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -45.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £425 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.29% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.75 £29.25
% change year-on-year
- -56.41%
RACF
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

System Software Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
237 267 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 10.59% 8.15% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 108 148
Median daily rate £295 £300 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -7.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £180 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 10
Median hourly rate £41.25 £17.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £23.75 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

RACF
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing RACF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

RACF Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

RACF
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RACF across the Scotland region.

RACF Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

RACF
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RACF within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +8 2 £350 +6.06%
Edinburgh +2 1 - -
RACF
UK

RACF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Scotland region with a requirement for RACF.

1 15 (65.22%) CA
2 13 (56.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
4 11 (47.83%) CA Single Sign-On
4 11 (47.83%) Identity Access Management
5 10 (43.48%) Finance
6 8 (34.78%) Mainframe
7 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
8 6 (26.09%) Cyber-Ark
8 6 (26.09%) Financial Institution
8 6 (26.09%) CICS
9 5 (21.74%) WebSphere
9 5 (21.74%) Hedge funds
10 4 (17.39%) OMEGAMON
10 4 (17.39%) zOS
10 4 (17.39%) IBM
10 4 (17.39%) DB2
11 3 (13.04%) SQL
11 3 (13.04%) BMC
11 3 (13.04%) REXX
11 3 (13.04%) OS/2
11 3 (13.04%) Information Security
11 3 (13.04%) Replication
11 3 (13.04%) Security Operations
12 2 (8.70%) Planning and Forecasting
12 2 (8.70%) Network Security
12 2 (8.70%) PKI
12 2 (8.70%) SIEM
12 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (8.70%) Wireless

RACF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 (26.09%) CICS
2 5 (21.74%) WebSphere
3 2 (8.70%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Network Security
1 2 (8.70%) Wireless
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) LDAP
2 1 (4.35%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) DB2
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Financial Institution
3 2 (8.70%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Consultant
2 12 (52.17%) Security Consultant
3 10 (43.48%) Architect
4 8 (34.78%) Security Architect
5 3 (13.04%) DB2 DBA
5 3 (13.04%) DB2 Support
5 3 (13.04%) DBA
5 3 (13.04%) Production DBA
5 3 (13.04%) Security Management Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Identity Management Architect
6 2 (8.70%) SIEM Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) CISSP Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Financial Services Project Manager
7 1 (4.35%) IT Security Manager
7 1 (4.35%) IT Services Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Security Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) Systems Programmer
7 1 (4.35%) Transformation Manager
7 1 (4.35%) z/OS Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) ISPF
1 1 (4.35%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Mainframe
2 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
3 5 (21.74%) Hedge funds
4 3 (13.04%) Replication
5 2 (8.70%) PKI
6 1 (4.35%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) zOS
2 3 (13.04%) OS/2
3 2 (8.70%) Unix
4 1 (4.35%) Solaris
4 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Identity Access Management
2 3 (13.04%) Information Security
2 3 (13.04%) Security Operations
3 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (8.70%) Identity Management
3 2 (8.70%) Planning and Forecasting
3 2 (8.70%) Security Management
3 2 (8.70%) SIEM
4 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (4.35%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.35%) Release Management
4 1 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (4.35%) Security Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Service Management
4 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) REXX
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) CCNA
1 1 (4.35%) CCNP
1 1 (4.35%) CISA
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.35%) CISM
1 1 (4.35%) CISSP
1 1 (4.35%) MCP
1 1 (4.35%) MCSE
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
1 1 (4.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (56.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.35%) COBIT
2 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 11 (47.83%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (17.39%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (4.35%) zSecure
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) CA
2 6 (26.09%) Cyber-Ark
3 4 (17.39%) IBM
4 3 (13.04%) BMC
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle