The table below looks at the statistics for CICS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank - - 119
Contract jobs citing CICS 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - - 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £233
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £398
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 - -
CICS
South East

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
459 391 462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 18.28% 13.99% 17.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 236 242
Median daily rate £415 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £263 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 19
Median hourly rate £12.50 £33.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.68% +106.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £17.80 £9.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.76 £37.50 £21.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.19 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-13.30% +12.13%

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing CICS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 12 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CICS 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for CICS.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) REXX
1 1 (100.00%) zOS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (100.00%) MQSeries
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) zOS
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
1 1 (100.00%) REXX
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) IBM