The table below looks at the statistics for CICS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
UK / England
Rank 564 536 532
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -4
Contract jobs citing CICS 13 53 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.17% 0.67% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 25 30
Median daily rate £388 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £244 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £381 £456
% change year-on-year
+1.63% -16.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
7439 7890 8413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.70% 16.76% 17.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4890 5065 5206
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 214 291
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +8.57%

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing CICS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CICS within the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 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
South East +16 4 £300 -36.84% 1
Yorkshire +21 2 £550 - 3
North West +7 2 £376 -11.47% 1
London +12 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - - 3
Midlands - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £388 -
CICS
UK

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for CICS.

1 38 (71.70%) DB2
1 38 (71.70%) Mainframe
2 26 (49.06%) IBM
3 20 (37.74%) COBOL
4 18 (33.96%) zOS
4 18 (33.96%) Unit Testing
5 17 (32.08%) JCL
6 16 (30.19%) Virtual Environments
7 15 (28.30%) DevOps
7 15 (28.30%) Finance
8 14 (26.42%) CA
8 14 (26.42%) Oracle
8 14 (26.42%) E-Commerce
8 14 (26.42%) Splunk
8 14 (26.42%) Functional Testing
8 14 (26.42%) CA Service Virtualization
8 14 (26.42%) CA Endevor
8 14 (26.42%) OMEGAMON
8 14 (26.42%) Syncsort
8 14 (26.42%) iPad
9 13 (24.53%) Linux
9 13 (24.53%) Validation
10 12 (22.64%) Web Services
10 12 (22.64%) Windows
10 12 (22.64%) Test Automation
11 11 (20.75%) AIX
11 11 (20.75%) Banking
12 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
13 9 (16.98%) VSAM
14 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 (15.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.77%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (3.77%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.89%) Commerce Server
3 1 (1.89%) Commerce Server 2007
3 1 (1.89%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.89%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Bluemix
1 2 (3.77%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) SSL
2 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.89%) Firewall
3 1 (1.89%) FTP
3 1 (1.89%) HTTP
3 1 (1.89%) Internet
3 1 (1.89%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (71.70%) DB2
2 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.66%) Adabas
4 2 (3.77%) DataStage
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.77%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.89%) MS Access
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) ChangeMan
2 1 (1.89%) ERwin
2 1 (1.89%) Fiddler
2 1 (1.89%) Firebug
2 1 (1.89%) JBehave
2 1 (1.89%) JMeter
2 1 (1.89%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.89%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (1.89%) The Grinder
2 1 (1.89%) Toad
2 1 (1.89%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (28.30%) Finance
2 11 (20.75%) Banking
3 4 (7.55%) Retail
4 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.89%) Billing
5 1 (1.89%) Electronics
5 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (24.53%) Developer
2 6 (11.32%) Build Engineer
2 6 (11.32%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (9.43%) Consultant
3 5 (9.43%) Test Leader
4 4 (7.55%) Architect
4 4 (7.55%) COBOL Developer
4 4 (7.55%) Deployment Specialist
4 4 (7.55%) DevOps Specialist
4 4 (7.55%) Senior Developer
4 4 (7.55%) Test Manager
4 4 (7.55%) z/OS Specialist
5 3 (5.66%) Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Test Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 3 (5.66%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.77%) Applications Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Programmer
6 2 (3.77%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.64%) Web Services
2 4 (7.55%) ISPF
3 3 (5.66%) .NET
3 3 (5.66%) REST
4 2 (3.77%) HTML
4 2 (3.77%) Middleware
4 2 (3.77%) SOAP
4 2 (3.77%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.89%) ADO.NET
5 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.89%) CSS
5 1 (1.89%) J2EE
5 1 (1.89%) jQuery
5 1 (1.89%) WCF
5 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (71.70%) Mainframe
2 14 (26.42%) iPad
3 9 (16.98%) VSAM
4 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (7.55%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (3.77%) Replication
6 2 (3.77%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.89%) AS400
7 1 (1.89%) Blog
7 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.89%) DataPower
7 1 (1.89%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.96%) zOS
2 13 (24.53%) Linux
3 12 (22.64%) Windows
4 11 (20.75%) AIX
5 8 (15.09%) HPUX
6 3 (5.66%) Solaris
7 2 (3.77%) MVS
7 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.77%) SUSE
7 2 (3.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) Unit Testing
2 16 (30.19%) Virtual Environments
3 15 (28.30%) DevOps
4 14 (26.42%) E-Commerce
4 14 (26.42%) Functional Testing
5 13 (24.53%) Validation
6 12 (22.64%) Test Automation
7 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.66%) Integration Testing
8 3 (5.66%) Line Management
8 3 (5.66%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (5.66%) Regression Testing
8 3 (5.66%) Workflow
9 2 (3.77%) ETL
9 2 (3.77%) High Availability
9 2 (3.77%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.77%) SOA
9 2 (3.77%) System Integration Testing
9 2 (3.77%) Translating Business Requirements
9 2 (3.77%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.74%) COBOL
2 17 (32.08%) JCL
3 8 (15.09%) Java
3 8 (15.09%) SQL
4 3 (5.66%) Assembly Language
5 2 (3.77%) NATURAL
5 2 (3.77%) R
5 2 (3.77%) REXX
6 1 (1.89%) C#
6 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.89%) Perl
6 1 (1.89%) PL/1
6 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Time Sharing Option
1 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.89%) Docker
2 1 (1.89%) RACF
Systems Management
1 14 (26.42%) CA Endevor
1 14 (26.42%) CA Service Virtualization
1 14 (26.42%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (1.89%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (1.89%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (49.06%) IBM
2 14 (26.42%) CA
2 14 (26.42%) Oracle
2 14 (26.42%) Splunk
2 14 (26.42%) Syncsort
3 2 (3.77%) Intel
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.77%) Remedy
3 2 (3.77%) SaltStack
3 2 (3.77%) TIBCO
3 2 (3.77%) VMware
4 1 (1.89%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.89%) BMC
4 1 (1.89%) HP
4 1 (1.89%) Pega
4 1 (1.89%) SAP
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