The table below looks at the statistics for CICS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 77 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CICS 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.11% - 0.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.72% - 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £425 £373
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +14.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 - £29.25
CICS
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
139 116 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.99% 12.18% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 52 58
Median daily rate £400 £340 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £475 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 12
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.31 £14.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.90 £34.00 £41.50
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 Cheshire

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

CICS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

CICS
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

CICS Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

CICS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

CICS Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

CICS
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CICS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Chester - 1 £375 -
CICS
North West

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for CICS.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) J2EE
1 9 (100.00%) DB2
1 9 (100.00%) JSP
1 9 (100.00%) JMS
1 9 (100.00%) Project Management
1 9 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 9 (100.00%) SDLC
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Project Management
2 8 (88.89%) WebSphere
2 8 (88.89%) IBM Mainframe
2 8 (88.89%) Subversion
2 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 8 (88.89%) Hibernate
2 8 (88.89%) COBOL
2 8 (88.89%) Service Management
2 8 (88.89%) CMMI
2 8 (88.89%) Chordiant
2 8 (88.89%) WSDL
2 8 (88.89%) IBM
2 8 (88.89%) PMI
2 8 (88.89%) PMI Certification
2 8 (88.89%) Assembly Language
2 8 (88.89%) PRINCE
2 8 (88.89%) Servlets
2 8 (88.89%) Struts
2 8 (88.89%) Web Services
2 8 (88.89%) XML

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 8 (88.89%) JBoss
1 8 (88.89%) WebLogic
1 8 (88.89%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) ClearCase
1 8 (88.89%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Designer
2 3 (33.33%) Solutions Designer
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) J2EE
1 9 (100.00%) JMS
1 9 (100.00%) JSP
2 8 (88.89%) EJB
2 8 (88.89%) Hibernate
2 8 (88.89%) Servlets
2 8 (88.89%) Struts
2 8 (88.89%) Web Services
2 8 (88.89%) WSDL
2 8 (88.89%) XML
2 8 (88.89%) XSD
3 1 (11.11%) JDBC
3 1 (11.11%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 8 (88.89%) IBM Mainframe
2 8 (88.89%) PMI
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Project Management
1 9 (100.00%) SDLC
1 9 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Project Management
2 8 (88.89%) CMMI
2 8 (88.89%) PRINCE
2 8 (88.89%) PRINCE2
2 8 (88.89%) RUP
2 8 (88.89%) Service Management
3 5 (55.56%) Automated Testing
3 5 (55.56%) BDD
3 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (55.56%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) Assembly Language
2 8 (88.89%) COBOL
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) PMI Certification
2 5 (55.56%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Chordiant
1 8 (88.89%) IBM
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) Sun