The table below looks at the statistics for CICS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 514 516 495
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -21
Contract jobs citing CICS 64 47 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.096% 0.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.69% 0.55% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 13 46
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£355 £358 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.83% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £221 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £29.25 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 - £37.50
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UK

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

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9256 8531 9434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.11% 17.46% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5606 5067 5451
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 364 436
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CICS across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

CICS Jobs Demand Trend in England

CICS
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

CICS Daily Rate Trend in England

CICS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CICS across the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

CICS Daily Rate Histogram in England

CICS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

CICS Hourly Rate Trend in England

CICS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CICS within the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. 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
London +6 20 £330 -17.50% 6
North West - 17 £196 - 1
West Midlands -12 7 £397 - 1
East Midlands - 7 £650 - 1
East of England - 5 £381 -
South West - 4 £393 -
Yorkshire -3 2 £358 -13.33%
South East -10 2 - - 3
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CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing CICS 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 CICS.

1 66 (59.46%) DB2
2 61 (54.95%) Mainframe
3 56 (50.45%) IBM
4 45 (40.54%) COBOL
5 31 (27.93%) JCL
6 27 (24.32%) SQL
6 27 (24.32%) UNIX
7 25 (22.52%) Finance
8 24 (21.62%) zOS
9 22 (19.82%) IBM Mainframe
10 21 (18.92%) WebSphere
11 20 (18.02%) Oracle
12 18 (16.22%) Windows
13 17 (15.32%) Banking
14 14 (12.61%) ITIL
14 14 (12.61%) Java
14 14 (12.61%) VSAM
15 13 (11.71%) Linux
15 13 (11.71%) CA
16 12 (10.81%) Web Services
16 12 (10.81%) Retail
16 12 (10.81%) ISPF
16 12 (10.81%) Waterfall
17 11 (9.91%) WebSphere Application Server
17 11 (9.91%) Solaris
17 11 (9.91%) Project Management
17 11 (9.91%) RACF
18 9 (8.11%) TCP/IP
18 9 (8.11%) MQSeries
18 9 (8.11%) SQL Server

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing CICS 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 CICS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (18.92%) WebSphere
2 11 (9.91%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (8.11%) MQSeries
4 7 (6.31%) IIS
4 7 (6.31%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.60%) TPMS
6 2 (1.80%) SAS
7 1 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.90%) Apache
7 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.90%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (5.41%) MS Office
2 3 (2.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.11%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.60%) ATM
2 4 (3.60%) LAN
2 4 (3.60%) VoIP
2 4 (3.60%) WAN
3 3 (2.70%) FTP
3 3 (2.70%) SSL
3 3 (2.70%) Internet
4 2 (1.80%) LDAP
4 2 (1.80%) Intranet
4 2 (1.80%) SNA
5 1 (0.90%) SAN
5 1 (0.90%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (59.46%) DB2
2 9 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.11%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.41%) DataStage
4 4 (3.60%) MySQL
4 4 (3.60%) Informix
4 4 (3.60%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.60%) IDMS
5 2 (1.80%) Adabas
5 2 (1.80%) Easytrieve
6 1 (0.90%) IMS/DB
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.90%) Ingres
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.90%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.90%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (2.70%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.80%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.80%) JMeter
3 2 (1.80%) ChangeMan
4 1 (0.90%) CA Gen
4 1 (0.90%) XPEDITER
General
1 25 (22.52%) Finance
2 17 (15.32%) Banking
3 12 (10.81%) Retail
4 9 (8.11%) Advertising
5 3 (2.70%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.80%) French Language
7 1 (0.90%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.90%) Automotive
7 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.90%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (21.62%) Analyst
2 16 (14.41%) Developer
3 15 (13.51%) Programmer
4 12 (10.81%) Systems Programmer
5 11 (9.91%) Architect
6 8 (7.21%) Consultant
7 7 (6.31%) Service Analyst
7 7 (6.31%) CICS Systems Programmer
7 7 (6.31%) CICS Programmer
7 7 (6.31%) Mainframe Developer
8 6 (5.41%) Administrator
9 5 (4.50%) Systems Developer
10 4 (3.60%) Systems Tester
10 4 (3.60%) Technical Manager
10 4 (3.60%) Mainframe Consultant
10 4 (3.60%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (3.60%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.60%) Tester
10 4 (3.60%) Service Desk Analyst
11 3 (2.70%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.81%) Web Services
1 12 (10.81%) ISPF
2 9 (8.11%) .NET
2 9 (8.11%) J2EE
3 6 (5.41%) JSP
4 5 (4.50%) Middleware
5 4 (3.60%) JNDI
5 4 (3.60%) JMS
5 4 (3.60%) JavaBeans
5 4 (3.60%) EJB
5 4 (3.60%) JDBC
6 2 (1.80%) XML
6 2 (1.80%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.90%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.90%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (0.90%) HTML
7 1 (0.90%) SOAP
7 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 61 (54.95%) Mainframe
2 22 (19.82%) IBM Mainframe
3 14 (12.61%) VSAM
4 5 (4.50%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.80%) Clustering
5 2 (1.80%) Tandem
5 2 (1.80%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.80%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.90%) EFT
6 1 (0.90%) EFTPOS
6 1 (0.90%) HACMP
6 1 (0.90%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.90%) Replication
6 1 (0.90%) Statistics
6 1 (0.90%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.90%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 27 (24.32%) UNIX
2 24 (21.62%) zOS
3 18 (16.22%) Windows
4 13 (11.71%) Linux
5 11 (9.91%) Solaris
6 7 (6.31%) MVS
7 6 (5.41%) Apple iOS
8 4 (3.60%) Windows Vista
8 4 (3.60%) Windows NT
8 4 (3.60%) AIX
9 3 (2.70%) HPUX
9 3 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.70%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.70%) SUSE
10 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.90%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.90%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.90%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (12.61%) ITIL
2 12 (10.81%) Waterfall
3 11 (9.91%) Project Management
4 9 (8.11%) Performance Management
5 8 (7.21%) Service Delivery
6 7 (6.31%) E-Commerce
6 7 (6.31%) ERP
7 6 (5.41%) Configuration Management
8 5 (4.50%) Change Management
8 5 (4.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (4.50%) Scrum
8 5 (4.50%) Incident Management
8 5 (4.50%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (3.60%) Data Protection
9 4 (3.60%) Load Balancing
9 4 (3.60%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (3.60%) Data Analysis
9 4 (3.60%) TDD
9 4 (3.60%) Service Management
9 4 (3.60%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 45 (40.54%) COBOL
2 31 (27.93%) JCL
3 27 (24.32%) SQL
4 14 (12.61%) Java
5 8 (7.21%) Assembly Language
6 7 (6.31%) Korn
6 7 (6.31%) Bash Shell
7 6 (5.41%) REXX
8 4 (3.60%) C
8 4 (3.60%) C++
9 3 (2.70%) C#
10 2 (1.80%) Python
10 2 (1.80%) VB
10 2 (1.80%) PL/1
10 2 (1.80%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.90%) NATURAL
11 1 (0.90%) VB6
11 1 (0.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (6.31%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.41%) Degree
3 4 (3.60%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.80%) ISSAP
5 1 (0.90%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.90%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.90%) SLA
1 1 (0.90%) QA
1 1 (0.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (9.91%) RACF
2 3 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (5.41%) CA Endevor
2 3 (2.70%) OMEGAMON
2 3 (2.70%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.80%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 2 (1.80%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (1.80%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.90%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.90%) Control-M
Vendors
1 56 (50.45%) IBM
2 20 (18.02%) Oracle
3 13 (11.71%) CA
4 6 (5.41%) RedPrairie
5 5 (4.50%) BMC
6 4 (3.60%) JDA
6 4 (3.60%) Sybase
6 4 (3.60%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.70%) VMware
7 3 (2.70%) Syncsort
8 2 (1.80%) 3PAR
8 2 (1.80%) EMC
8 2 (1.80%) NetApp
9 1 (0.90%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.90%) FatWire
9 1 (0.90%) HP
9 1 (0.90%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.90%) Endeca
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