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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 78 - 84
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CICS 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.11% - 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.57% - 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £370
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +14.86%
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
175 196 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 18.92% 15.79% 16.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 112 110
Median daily rate £400 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 5
Median hourly rate £15.25 £12.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.08% -25.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +33.33%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (80.00%) JCL
2 3 (60.00%) COBOL
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) Control-M
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) CLIST
3 2 (40.00%) CRM
3 2 (40.00%) PowerCenter
3 2 (40.00%) REXX
3 2 (40.00%) zOS
3 2 (40.00%) DB2
3 2 (40.00%) ISPF
4 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
4 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) MQSeries
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) MVS
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Assembly Language

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 1 (20.00%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) DB2
1 2 (40.00%) PowerCenter
2 1 (20.00%) Easytrieve
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Business Process Architect
1 1 (20.00%) CICS Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) DB2 Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Strategy Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (20.00%) Unix Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) zOS
3 1 (20.00%) MVS
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JCL
2 3 (60.00%) COBOL
3 2 (40.00%) CLIST
3 2 (40.00%) REXX
4 1 (20.00%) Assembly Language
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) CA
2 1 (20.00%) HP