Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for RACF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RACF over the 6 months to 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 115 107
Rank change year-on-year -13 -8 +20
Contract jobs citing RACF 9 1 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.30% 0.045% 1.16%
As % of the System Software category 2.68% 0.53% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 11
Edinburgh median daily rate £438 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -15.79% +26.67%
10th Percentile £338 £390 £456
90th Percentile £479 £410 £488
Scotland median daily rate £438 £413 £475
% change year-on-year +6.06% -13.16% +39.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 - -

RACF is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 336 188 340
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.10% 8.44% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 100 130
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% -1.25% +19.31%
10th Percentile £120 £211 £153
90th Percentile £625 £550 £488
Scotland median daily rate £339 £375 £340
% change year-on-year -9.67% +10.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £20.75 £48.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.66% -57.44% +56.00%
10th Percentile £12.62 £18.78 £46.38
90th Percentile £36.25 £23.33 £52.13
Scotland median hourly rate £15.86 £20.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year -23.57% -44.67% +120.59%

RACF
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing RACF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for RACF in Edinburgh

RACF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RACF in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for RACF in Edinburgh

RACF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RACF in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RACF in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing RACF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for RACF.

1 7 (77.78%) Mainframe
2 6 (66.67%) zOS
2 6 (66.67%) REXX
2 6 (66.67%) WebSphere
3 5 (55.56%) OMEGAMON
3 5 (55.56%) Replication
3 5 (55.56%) Banking
3 5 (55.56%) BMC
3 5 (55.56%) CA
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) DB2
3 5 (55.56%) IBM
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) Novell
4 2 (22.22%) Identity Management
5 1 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) ISPF
5 1 (11.11%) ACF2
5 1 (11.11%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (11.11%) GDPR
5 1 (11.11%) OS/2
5 1 (11.11%) CICS
5 1 (11.11%) SSL
5 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (11.11%) JCL
5 1 (11.11%) Middleware

RACF
Co-occurring 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 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) DB2
General
1 5 (55.56%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) DB2 DBA
1 5 (55.56%) DBA
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) DB2 Support
2 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Production DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) ISPF
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Mainframe
2 5 (55.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) zOS
2 1 (11.11%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Identity Management
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) REXX
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) JCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) ACF2
2 1 (11.11%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) BMC
1 5 (55.56%) CA
1 5 (55.56%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) Novell