The table below looks at the statistics for CICS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank - 125 -
Contract jobs citing CICS 0 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.24% -
As % of the Application Platforms category - 1.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Average daily rate
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- £265 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+18.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
437 454 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.15% 15.75% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 231 166
Average daily rate £400 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 29
Average hourly rate £33.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.79% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.59 £9.10 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £23.10 £33.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CICS across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

CICS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

CICS
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

CICS Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

CICS
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CICS across the Berkshire region.

CICS Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

CICS
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing CICS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CICS.

1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) JDA
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) RedPrairie

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing CICS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CICS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) JDA
1 1 (100.00%) RedPrairie