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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
Rank - 123 122
Contract jobs citing RACF 0 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.25% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category - 3.03% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £330 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.01%
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £445 £398
% change year-on-year
-7.58% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.75 -
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
310 264 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.35% 8.28% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 107 153
Median daily rate £300 £330 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £324
% change year-on-year
- +8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 12
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.21% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £35.10 £26.00
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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 8 (57.14%) CA
2 6 (42.86%) Mainframe
3 5 (35.71%) CICS
3 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (35.71%) WebSphere
4 4 (28.57%) OMEGAMON
4 4 (28.57%) Cyber-Ark
4 4 (28.57%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (28.57%) DB2
4 4 (28.57%) IBM
4 4 (28.57%) zOS
4 4 (28.57%) CA Single Sign-On
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) BMC
5 3 (21.43%) REXX
5 3 (21.43%) OS/2
5 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) Replication
6 2 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (7.14%) MCP
7 1 (7.14%) Unix
7 1 (7.14%) MCSE
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle
7 1 (7.14%) CCNP
7 1 (7.14%) CCNA
7 1 (7.14%) CISSP

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 5 (35.71%) CICS
1 5 (35.71%) WebSphere
2 2 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
1 1 (7.14%) Network Security
1 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) DB2
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Consultant
2 5 (35.71%) Security Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) 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 Architect
6 1 (7.14%) CISSP Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) RACF Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) RACF Technician
6 1 (7.14%) Security Management Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Security Technician
6 1 (7.14%) SIEM Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Systems Programmer
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Specialist
6 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
6 1 (7.14%) z/OS Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) ISPF
1 1 (7.14%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Mainframe
2 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 3 (21.43%) Replication
3 1 (7.14%) Hedge funds
3 1 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) zOS
2 3 (21.43%) OS/2
3 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security
3 1 (7.14%) Planning and Forecasting
3 1 (7.14%) Security Management
3 1 (7.14%) Security Operations
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) SIEM
3 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
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 5 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) CA Single Sign-On
1 4 (28.57%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (7.14%) zSecure
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) CA
2 4 (28.57%) Cyber-Ark
2 4 (28.57%) IBM
3 3 (21.43%) BMC
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle