The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Berkshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank - 112 130
Contract jobs citing CICS 0 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.33% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 1.87% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Average daily rate
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- £369 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +41.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 - £34.50
Application Platforms Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
429 427 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 17.57% 17.54% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 201 193
Average daily rate £350 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £493 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 21
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £9.54 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
CICS
South East

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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CICS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - - - -
CICS
South East

CICS
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) COBOL
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) DB2
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (100.00%) JCL
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 6 (100.00%) RedPrairie
2 5 (83.33%) Retail
3 4 (66.67%) JDA

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 5 (83.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) COBOL
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) JCL
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) RedPrairie
2 4 (66.67%) JDA