The table below looks at the statistics for JCL skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JCL over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Job Control Language (JCL)
Rank 118 122 128
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing JCL 9 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.38% 0.27% 0.041%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.09% 0.78% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £322 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £305 £328
% change year-on-year
+14.75% -7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £29.00 £39.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.58% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £39.50 -
% change year-on-year
-26.58% -
JCL
England

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

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
823 902 969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 34.54% 35.25% 40.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 506 537
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 72 88
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £26.20 £20.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

JCL
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

JCL Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

JCL
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

JCL Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

JCL
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

JCL Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

JCL
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JCL within the East of England region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Norfolk - 7 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
JCL
England

JCL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 16 (84.21%) Mainframe
2 15 (78.95%) IBM
3 14 (73.68%) ISPF
4 12 (63.16%) DB2
5 11 (57.89%) COBOL
6 10 (52.63%) REXX
6 10 (52.63%) FTP
6 10 (52.63%) AS400
7 9 (47.37%) zOS
7 9 (47.37%) IBM Mainframe
8 8 (42.11%) MVS
8 8 (42.11%) CICS
9 7 (36.84%) Tivoli NetView
9 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
9 7 (36.84%) ITIL
9 7 (36.84%) Workflow
9 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (36.84%) Knowledge Management
9 7 (36.84%) assyst
9 7 (36.84%) ITIL V3
9 7 (36.84%) High Availability
9 7 (36.84%) Time Sharing Option
9 7 (36.84%) Job Entry Subsystem
9 7 (36.84%) Problem Management
10 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (31.58%) Change Management
10 6 (31.58%) Unix
10 6 (31.58%) Windows
10 6 (31.58%) Tivoli
10 6 (31.58%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler

JCL
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 8 (42.11%) CICS
Business Applications
1 7 (36.84%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) DB2
2 1 (5.26%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) ChangeMan
General
1 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.53%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
1 6 (31.58%) Operations Analyst
1 6 (31.58%) Tivoli Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Mainframe Developer
4 2 (10.53%) IBM Mainframe Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Adabas Natural Developer
5 1 (5.26%) COBOL Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) DB2 Developer
5 1 (5.26%) DB2 Support
5 1 (5.26%) Mainframe Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Mainframe Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Mainframe Support
5 1 (5.26%) MVS Support
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.26%) z/OS Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (84.21%) Mainframe
2 10 (52.63%) AS400
3 9 (47.37%) IBM Mainframe
4 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (15.79%) HACMP
5 3 (15.79%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) zOS
2 8 (42.11%) MVS
3 6 (31.58%) Unix
3 6 (31.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (36.84%) High Availability
1 7 (36.84%) ITIL
1 7 (36.84%) ITIL V3
1 7 (36.84%) Knowledge Management
1 7 (36.84%) Problem Management
1 7 (36.84%) Workflow
2 6 (31.58%) Change Management
3 4 (21.05%) System Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) COBOL
2 10 (52.63%) REXX
3 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.26%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
1 7 (36.84%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 7 (36.84%) Time Sharing Option
2 6 (31.58%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (5.26%) RACF
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Tivoli NetView
2 6 (31.58%) Tivoli
3 1 (5.26%) Control-M
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) IBM