The table below looks at the statistics for JCL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JCL over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 78 77 63
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Contract jobs citing JCL 13 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.95% 0.25% 1.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.13% 0.91% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Average daily rate
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£303 £300 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% +0.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £276 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £304 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year
- +21.87%
JCL
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
415 329 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.25% 27.55% 34.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 204 205
Average daily rate £350 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £265 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +5.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

JCL
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JCL across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

JCL Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

JCL
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

JCL Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

JCL
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

JCL Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

JCL
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JCL within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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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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
Milton Keynes 0 11 £255 -15.00%
JCL
South East

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing JCL 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 JCL.

1 10 (58.82%) Mainframe
1 10 (58.82%) DB2
2 9 (52.94%) COBOL
3 8 (47.06%) IBM
4 6 (35.29%) Finance
5 5 (29.41%) Control-M
5 5 (29.41%) MVS
5 5 (29.41%) UNIX
5 5 (29.41%) Windows
6 3 (17.65%) Change Management
6 3 (17.65%) AS400
6 3 (17.65%) FTP
6 3 (17.65%) SLA
6 3 (17.65%) ITIL
6 3 (17.65%) Tivoli
6 3 (17.65%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 3 (17.65%) REXX
6 3 (17.65%) MAINVIEW
6 3 (17.65%) VSAM
6 3 (17.65%) ISPF
6 3 (17.65%) CA Endevor
6 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (17.65%) Time Sharing Option
7 2 (11.76%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
7 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
7 2 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (11.76%) VB
7 2 (11.76%) ChangeMan

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing JCL 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 JCL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.88%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) ChangeMan
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Analyst
2 9 (52.94%) Support Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst Programmer
3 4 (23.53%) Programmer
3 4 (23.53%) Operations Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Operations Support Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Mainframe Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Developer
6 1 (5.88%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) ISPF
2 2 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Mainframe
2 3 (17.65%) AS400
2 3 (17.65%) VSAM
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (5.88%) iSeries
4 1 (5.88%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) UNIX
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
1 5 (29.41%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL
1 3 (17.65%) Change Management
2 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Line Management
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) COBOL
2 3 (17.65%) REXX
3 2 (11.76%) VB
4 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 3 (17.65%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Control-M
2 3 (17.65%) CA Endevor
2 3 (17.65%) Tivoli
2 3 (17.65%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) IBM