The table below looks at the statistics for CICS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 74 - 85
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CICS 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.42% - 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.11% - 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £446 £425 £373
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 - £29.25
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
190 206 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 19.73% 17.12% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 107 109
Median daily rate £400 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 7
Median hourly rate £15.25 £26.00 £17.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.34% +50.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% +23.52%

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing CICS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

CICS Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

CICS
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

CICS Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

CICS
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

CICS Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

CICS
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CICS within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
CICS
South East

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for CICS.

1 8 (80.00%) JCL
2 7 (70.00%) COBOL
3 6 (60.00%) IBM
4 5 (50.00%) REXX
4 5 (50.00%) zOS
4 5 (50.00%) Easytrieve
4 5 (50.00%) ISPF
4 5 (50.00%) CLIST
5 4 (40.00%) Finance
5 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (40.00%) C++
5 4 (40.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) MQSeries
5 4 (40.00%) HP
5 4 (40.00%) Assembly Language
5 4 (40.00%) CA
6 3 (30.00%) Linux
6 3 (30.00%) DB2
6 3 (30.00%) Unix
6 3 (30.00%) Control-M
6 3 (30.00%) Banking
7 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
7 2 (20.00%) PowerCenter
7 2 (20.00%) CRM
8 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
8 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
8 1 (10.00%) SNA
8 1 (10.00%) C

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 4 (40.00%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SNA
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Easytrieve
2 3 (30.00%) DB2
3 2 (20.00%) PowerCenter
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) CICS Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Business Process Architect
3 1 (10.00%) COBOL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) DB2 Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Information Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Information Systems Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Mainframe Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Mainframe Support
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Strategy Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) ISPF
2 1 (10.00%) APPC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) zOS
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Unix
4 1 (10.00%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) JCL
2 7 (70.00%) COBOL
3 5 (50.00%) CLIST
3 5 (50.00%) REXX
4 4 (40.00%) Assembly Language
4 4 (40.00%) C++
5 1 (10.00%) C
5 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) RACF
1 1 (10.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Control-M
2 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (10.00%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) IBM
2 4 (40.00%) CA
2 4 (40.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle