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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 519 520 486
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -34
Contract jobs citing CICS 64 37 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.076% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.69% 0.44% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 8 50
Average daily rate
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£375 £435 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +33.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £348 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £465 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £342 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.80% +24.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £29.25 - £34.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.65 - £29.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.85 - £37.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 - £34.50
CICS
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
9268 8406 9332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.19% 17.27% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5576 5016 5417
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 £519 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 355 449
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.50 £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 22 August 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 22 August 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
North West - 19 £196 - 4
London +12 18 £375 -16.66% 5
West Midlands -15 7 £397 -
East Midlands - 7 £650 -
East of England -25 5 £381 -
South West - 4 £393 -
South East -4 3 - - 1
Yorkshire -1 2 £358 -13.33%
CICS
UK

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (60.55%) DB2
2 59 (54.13%) Mainframe
3 55 (50.46%) IBM
4 44 (40.37%) COBOL
5 30 (27.52%) JCL
6 28 (25.69%) SQL
6 28 (25.69%) UNIX
7 27 (24.77%) Finance
8 23 (21.10%) IBM Mainframe
9 21 (19.27%) WebSphere
9 21 (19.27%) zOS
10 20 (18.35%) Oracle
11 18 (16.51%) Windows
11 18 (16.51%) Banking
12 15 (13.76%) Java
13 14 (12.84%) ITIL
14 13 (11.93%) Linux
14 13 (11.93%) CA
14 13 (11.93%) Retail
14 13 (11.93%) Waterfall
15 12 (11.01%) ISPF
15 12 (11.01%) VSAM
15 12 (11.01%) Project Management
15 12 (11.01%) Web Services
16 11 (10.09%) WebSphere Application Server
16 11 (10.09%) Solaris
16 11 (10.09%) RACF
17 10 (9.17%) .NET
17 10 (9.17%) J2EE
18 9 (8.26%) SQL Server

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (19.27%) WebSphere
2 11 (10.09%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (6.42%) IIS
3 7 (6.42%) Tomcat
3 7 (6.42%) MQSeries
4 4 (3.67%) TPMS
5 2 (1.83%) SAS
6 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.92%) Apache
6 1 (0.92%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (5.50%) MS Office
2 3 (2.75%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.92%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.42%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.67%) VoIP
2 4 (3.67%) WAN
2 4 (3.67%) ATM
2 4 (3.67%) LAN
3 3 (2.75%) FTP
3 3 (2.75%) SSL
3 3 (2.75%) Internet
4 2 (1.83%) Intranet
4 2 (1.83%) LDAP
5 1 (0.92%) SMS
5 1 (0.92%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (60.55%) DB2
2 9 (8.26%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.26%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.50%) DataStage
4 4 (3.67%) Informix
4 4 (3.67%) MySQL
4 4 (3.67%) IDMS
4 4 (3.67%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.83%) Easytrieve
5 2 (1.83%) Adabas
6 1 (0.92%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.92%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.92%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.92%) IMS/DB
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (2.75%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.83%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.83%) ChangeMan
3 2 (1.83%) JMeter
4 1 (0.92%) CA Gen
4 1 (0.92%) XPEDITER
General
1 27 (24.77%) Finance
2 18 (16.51%) Banking
3 13 (11.93%) Retail
4 9 (8.26%) Advertising
5 3 (2.75%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.83%) French Language
7 1 (0.92%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.92%) International Banking
7 1 (0.92%) Automotive
7 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (22.02%) Analyst
2 16 (14.68%) Developer
3 15 (13.76%) Programmer
4 11 (10.09%) Architect
4 11 (10.09%) Systems Programmer
5 7 (6.42%) Mainframe Developer
5 7 (6.42%) CICS Systems Programmer
5 7 (6.42%) CICS Programmer
5 7 (6.42%) Service Analyst
5 7 (6.42%) Consultant
6 5 (4.59%) Systems Developer
6 5 (4.59%) Administrator
7 4 (3.67%) Tester
7 4 (3.67%) Technical Architect
7 4 (3.67%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (3.67%) Systems Tester
7 4 (3.67%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (3.67%) Technical Manager
7 4 (3.67%) Designer
8 3 (2.75%) Mainframe Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.01%) ISPF
1 12 (11.01%) Web Services
2 10 (9.17%) .NET
2 10 (9.17%) J2EE
3 7 (6.42%) JSP
4 5 (4.59%) JNDI
4 5 (4.59%) JDBC
4 5 (4.59%) JMS
5 4 (3.67%) JavaBeans
5 4 (3.67%) EJB
6 3 (2.75%) Middleware
7 2 (1.83%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (1.83%) XML
8 1 (0.92%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 1 (0.92%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.92%) HTML
8 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 59 (54.13%) Mainframe
2 23 (21.10%) IBM Mainframe
3 12 (11.01%) VSAM
4 5 (4.59%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.75%) Tandem
6 2 (1.83%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.83%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.83%) Clustering
7 1 (0.92%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.92%) LPAR
7 1 (0.92%) Statistics
7 1 (0.92%) Replication
7 1 (0.92%) EFT
7 1 (0.92%) EFTPOS
7 1 (0.92%) HACMP
7 1 (0.92%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 28 (25.69%) UNIX
2 21 (19.27%) zOS
3 18 (16.51%) Windows
4 13 (11.93%) Linux
5 11 (10.09%) Solaris
6 7 (6.42%) MVS
7 6 (5.50%) Apple iOS
8 4 (3.67%) Windows NT
8 4 (3.67%) AIX
8 4 (3.67%) Windows Vista
9 3 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.75%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.75%) SUSE
9 3 (2.75%) HPUX
10 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.92%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.92%) OpenVMS
11 1 (0.92%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (12.84%) ITIL
2 13 (11.93%) Waterfall
3 12 (11.01%) Project Management
4 9 (8.26%) Performance Management
5 8 (7.34%) Service Delivery
6 7 (6.42%) E-Commerce
6 7 (6.42%) ERP
7 6 (5.50%) Configuration Management
8 5 (4.59%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (4.59%) Incident Management
8 5 (4.59%) Change Management
8 5 (4.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (4.59%) Scrum
9 4 (3.67%) ETL
9 4 (3.67%) Migration
9 4 (3.67%) Service Management
9 4 (3.67%) Data Analysis
9 4 (3.67%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (3.67%) TDD
9 4 (3.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 44 (40.37%) COBOL
2 30 (27.52%) JCL
3 28 (25.69%) SQL
4 15 (13.76%) Java
5 7 (6.42%) Bash Shell
5 7 (6.42%) Korn
6 6 (5.50%) REXX
6 6 (5.50%) Assembly Language
7 4 (3.67%) C++
7 4 (3.67%) C
8 3 (2.75%) C#
9 2 (1.83%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.83%) PL/1
9 2 (1.83%) Python
9 2 (1.83%) VB
10 1 (0.92%) VB6
10 1 (0.92%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.92%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 7 (6.42%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.50%) Degree
3 4 (3.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.83%) ISSAP
5 1 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.92%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.92%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.92%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.92%) QA
1 1 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (10.09%) RACF
2 3 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (5.50%) CA Endevor
2 3 (2.75%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.83%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (1.83%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 2 (1.83%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.92%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.92%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (0.92%) Control-M
Vendors
1 55 (50.46%) IBM
2 20 (18.35%) Oracle
3 13 (11.93%) CA
4 6 (5.50%) RedPrairie
5 5 (4.59%) BMC
5 5 (4.59%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.67%) JDA
6 4 (3.67%) Sybase
7 3 (2.75%) Syncsort
7 3 (2.75%) VMware
8 2 (1.83%) NetApp
8 2 (1.83%) HP
8 2 (1.83%) EMC
8 2 (1.83%) 3PAR
9 1 (0.92%) Endeca
9 1 (0.92%) FatWire
9 1 (0.92%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.92%) Sun
9 1 (0.92%) Red Hat
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